+St. John Maximovitch

"Never, never, never let anyone tell you that, in order to be Orthodox, you must be Eastern. The West was fully Orthodox for a thousand years, and her venerable liturgy is far older than any of her heresies." +Saint John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco

Monday, 27 November 2017

December 2017

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

DECEMBER 2017 - JANUARY 2018

Sunday Terce Service can be dowloaded here
The Terce Propers for each Sunday can be downloaded by clicking on the links below
The Hymn Nunc Sancte nobis Spiritus from the Sarum Breviary can be downloaded here

Last Updated 27th November 2017

 

3rd December: Feast of CHRIST The KING and Pilgrimage to Greensted ChurchWestern Rite Terce will not be sung but at 12:30 p.m. there will be a Mass celebrated by Father Thomas at Saint Andrew's church on the Feast of Saint Edmund by the old calendar. 

The body of Saint Edmund, King of East Anglia, and England’s first patron saint martyred in 869AD (the Normans replaced him later with St. George) rested in this church in 1013 on its way to Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk.

The spandral in the beam near the door shows St Edmund's head guarded by the wolf.

10th December: ADVENT I: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

17th December: ADVENT II: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

24th December: ADVENT III (Gaudete Sunday): 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

31st December: ADVENT IV: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

7th January: The Feast of the NATIVITY of Our Lord: 11:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce followed by the Saint Gregory the Great Liturgy in Saint Joseph's Chapel in Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Worton Road, Isleworth TW7 6ER in West London. 

14th January: Feast of the CIRCUMCISION (SUNDAY in the Octave of the NATIVITY): No Western Rite Terce today but at 10:30 the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church will be celebrated at Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG.

19th January EPIPHANY: TO BE ANNOUNCED  Western Rite Terce
 

21st January: Sunday in the Octave of EPIPHANY / The Holy Name of JESUS, 2nd Sunday of the NATIVITY: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

28th January: EPIPHANY II: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

4th February: SEPTUAGESIMA SUNDAY: 11:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce followed by the Saint Gregory the Great Liturgy in Saint Joseph's Chapel in Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Worton Road, Isleworth TW7 6ER in West London.

Planned dates for celebration of the Western Rite Liturgy of Saint Gregory the Great at Saint Mary's, Isleworth: 4th March 2018.