Dormition of the Mother of God
Orthodox Monastery
Rives Junction, Michigan

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Holy Nativity and Theophany Services

2016-2017 Schedule

Feast of the Nativity – Schedule of Services 2016

 

Friday, December 23                                                               

  6:30 am Royal Hours

  5:00 pm  Vespers & Matins

 

Saturday, December 24 – Eve of Nativity                                

  8:30 am Hours

 9:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

10:30 am Great Vespers for the Feast

  6:00 pm  Vigil Service (Great Compline, Litia, Matins)

 

Sunday, December 25 – Nativity of the Lord                          

  9:00 am  Akathist, 3rd & 6th Hours

10:00 am  Festal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil followed by Agape meal

  6:00 pm  Vigil Service

 

Monday, December 26 – Synaxis of the Theotokos                     

  9:00 am  Akathist Hymn, 3rd & 6th Hours

10:00 am  Feastal Divine Liturgy followed by Lunch and Caroling

  6:00 pm Vigil Service

 

Tuesday, December 27 -- St. Stephen the First-martyred        

  8:00 am  Akathist, 3rd & 6th Hours

  9:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

 

Saturday, December 31 – Leave taking of Nativity                  

  6:30 am  Matins, Hours & Akathist

  8:45 am  Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

  6:00 pm  Vigil Service

11:30 pm  Thanksgiving Service

 

Sunday, January 1 – Circumcision of our Lord, St. Basil the Great

  9:00 am  Akathist, 3rd & 6th Hours

10:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great

 

Feast of Theophany – Schedule of Services 2017

 

Thursday, January 5 – Eve of Theophany                                        

  6:30 am  Royal Hours, Typica

  8:00 am  Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil & Great Blessing of Water

  6:00 pm  Vigil Service

 

Friday, January 6 – Theophany                                                          

  9:00 am  Akathist, 3rd & 6th Hours

10:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. John & Great Blessing of Water

  6:00 pm  Great Vespers

 

Saturday, January 7 – Synaxis of St. John the Baptist       

  6:30 am  Matins, Hours & Akathist

  9:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

  6:00 pm  Vigil


Christ is born!

Glorify Him!

Christ comes from heaven!

Go to meet Him!

Christ is on earth!

Arise to Him!

Sing to the Lord all the earth

and with merry spirits,

All ye people praise His birth for He is glorified.

First Ode of the Christmas Canon