|Dear parishioners. Please be aware that the previously scheduled church services for the Circumcision of the Lord and St. Basil the Great on Friday, January 13, and Saturday morning, January 14, have been cancelled due to illnesses of choir members.
|Sunday 30 after Pentecost, St. Seraphim Wonderworker of Sarov
Vigil and Confession: January 14, Saturday at 6:00 p.m.
Liturgy: January 15, Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
St. Seraphim of Sarov was born Prohor Moshnin in 1759 in Kursk, Russia, to a merchant family, and he showed strong spiritual sensitivity from childhood. After recovering from a childhood illness, he entered the monastery at Sarov in 1778. In 1786 he took final vows to become a monk and received the name Seraphim, which means "fire" or "burning," in part because of his zeal at prayer. Read more…
|THEOPHANY, or THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD AND GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST
January 17, Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. – Vespers and Matins
January 18, Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. – Royal Hours, Vespers, Liturgy and Great Blessing of the Waters
January 18, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. - Great Compline and Matins
January 19, Thursday at 10:00 a.m. - Liturgy THEOPHANY, Great Blessing of the Waters
On this day we commemorate how, in the thirtieth year of His life, before His going out for voluntary service to the human race, the Lord accepted baptism from John in the river Jordan; how the Holy Spirit descended upon Him in the form of a dove, and how God the Father in a voice from heaven bore witness to Him as His Beloved Son. Additionally, the chief peculiarity of the feast of Theophany is the Great Blessing of Water. Read more…
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