Service Schedule for Nativity
The following is our schedule of services: The monastery is on the Julian calendar. Thus, we celebrate the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ on the 7th of January (i.e. 25th December Julian Calendar). If you are planning on attending, please let us know asap so that we can plan for meals and space.
Tuesday 5 January 2016
4:30 pm Vespers
6 pm Compline with the Canon of the Forefeast of Nativity
Wednesday 6 January 2016 (Christmas Eve)
6 am Matins with the Royal Hours (First and Third Hours)
10 am Royal Hours (Sixth and Ninth), Typica, Vespers, and
Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
6 pm Banjak Log Burning with distribution of candy and goodies to children
Wednesday/Thursday 6/7 January 2016
10 pm Christmas Vigil! Great Compline, with Procession, Matins and
Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
After Liturgy, break the fast with "finger food"
6 pm Vespers for Theotokos