Schedule of Events for 08/14/2019

Wednesday, August 14 2019

  • Midnight RULES OF THE DORMITION FAST: In this Fast, the Church calls upon us to emulate the Mother of God, who, prior to her translation into Heaven, was engaged in fasting and prayer without ceasing. On Saturdays and Sundays consuming wine and oil is permitted. According to the Church ustav, eating fish is permitted on August 19, the Feast of the Holy Transfiguration of the Lord.
  • 6:40 AM
    Beginning of the Dormition Fast Procession of the Precious Wood of the Life-giving Cross of the Lord. Holy Maccabean Martyrs. Hours and Liturgy. Following the Liturgy – Lesser Blessing of the Waters. Scripture: for the Cross: I Corinthians 1:18-24; John 19:6-11, 13-20, 25-28, 30-35; for the Saints: Hebrews 11:33 - 12:-2; Matthew 10:32-33, 37-38: 19:27-30.

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