Christmas + Theophany  2016

Everyone is welcome - especially family, friends, neighbours and guests visiting from afar! Join us as we celebrate the feast of the Nativity in our newly rebuilt temple. The schedule of services is listed below. 

Schedule of Services Nativity of Christ - Christmas

Friday December 23 

8 a.m. Царські Часи - Royal Hours (Eng./Ukr.)

 

Saturday December 24 CHRISTMAS EVE | СВЯТИЙ ВЕЧІР

9 a.m. Divine Liturgy of Forefeast (Eng./Ukr.)

3p.m. Nativity Vespers & Holy Confession

Strict Fast – Строгий Піст

9 p.m. Повечеріє/Great Compline followed by Festal Matins with placement of Icon, Gospel, Мировання/Anointing, and Коляда/Carols.

Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Ось Діва в утробі зачне, і Сина породить, і назвеш ім’я Йому: Еммануїл.
— Isaiah 7:14

 

Sunday December 25 NATIVITY OF CHRIST | РІЗДВО ХРИСТОВE | CHRISTMAS

10 a.m. Festal Divine Liturgy - Коляда / Carols and Fellowship

 

Monday Dec. 26  Собор Пресв. Богородиці - Synaxis of Mother of God

10 a.m. Divine Liturgy

Tuesday Dec. 27 Св. Первомученика Стефана St. Stephen First martyr

10 a.m.  Divine Liturgy

 

THEOPHANY – БОГОЯВЛEННЯ

January 5 - THEOPHANY EVE

Strict Fast - Строгий Піст

10 a.m. Царські Часи - Royal Hours (Eng./Ukr.) 

4 p.m.Theophany Vespers with Liturgy of St. Basil – followed by (approx) 6 p.m. First Great Blessing of Water and Свята Вечеря/Holy Supper in the Parish Hall

9 p.m. Повечеріє/Great Compline followed by Festal Matins with placement of Icon, Gospel, Мировання/Anointing

January 6 - HOLY THEOPHANY | СВЯТО БОГОЯВЛEННЯ

10 a.m. Свята Літургія Коляда – Carols and Fellowship

*Second Great Blessing Water (outdoors) moved to Sunday, January 8th- dress for the weather!

January 7 – Saturday Собор/Synaxis of St. John the Baptist

10 a.m Свята Літургія/Divine Liturgy Коляда – Carols and Fellowship