+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, 2 January 2017

January 2017

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

JANUARY - FEBRUARY 2017

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 11th January 2017

 

1st January 2017: 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.

Saturday 7th January 2017 Feast of the Nativity. Please note the starting time: 10:30 a.m. Western Rite Terce followed by the Saint Gregory the Great Liturgy in Saint Joseph's Chapel Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Worton Road, Isleworth TW7 6ER in West London.  Please note the starting time of 10:30 a.m.

8th January 2017: SUNDAY IN THE OCTAVE 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.

14th Jamuary: Feast of the Circumcision: No Western Rite today.

15th January: SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE NATIVITY, THE HOLY NAME OF JESUS: 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.

19th January: FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY: No Western Rite Terce today.  

22nd January: SUNDAY IN THE OCTAVE OF EPIPHANY: The Mass at Isleworth is cancelled: Metropolitan Hilarion is visiting the UK and will be celebrating a Pontifical Liturgy at Saint Elizabeth the New Martyr, Wallasey immediately after the Third Hour service (Eastern Rite) at 9:45 a.m.; Father Thomas and Sub-Deacon Silouan will be attending.  Just prior to the Liturgy, Gildas will be ordained a Reader by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion. Western Rite Terce 

29th 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.

5th February: EPIPHANY III: 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.

12th February: SEPTUAGESIMA: 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.

15th February (2nd Feb O/C): CANDLEMAS.

19th February: SEXAGESIMA 11:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce followed by the Saint Gregory the Great Liturgy in Saint Joseph's Chapel Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Worton Road, Isleworth TW7 6ER in West London. 

26th February: QUINQUAGESIMA: 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.

1st March: ASH WEDNESDAY: no Western Rite Terce today

5th March: QUADRAGESIMA, LENT 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.

Planned dates for celebration of the Western Rite Liturgy of Saint Gregory the Great at Saint Mary's, Isleworth: March 19th to be confirmed, April 2nd Passion Sunday, May 14th and June 4th Pentecost.

Sunday, 27 November 2016

December 2016

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

DECEMBER 2016

4th December : CHRIST THE KING: 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.

5th December: PRESENTATION OF BVM: No office today.  Collect for the Festival of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary:
We beseech Thee, O Lord, mercifully pour Thy grace into our hearts; and most Holy Mary, Mother of God interceding, sanctify our bodies in chastity, and our souls in humility and charity; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

11th 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.

18th 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.

25th December: ADVENT III:  No Western Rite Terce today at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG but at 9:30 the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church will take place (note the earlier time).

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

November 2016

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

NOVEMBER 2016

Last Updated 27th November 2016

6th November: PENTECOST XX: 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.

13th November: PENTECOST XXI: 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.

14th November: ALL SAINTS: No office today.  Collect for the Festival of All Saints:
O Almighty God, Who has knit together Thine elect in one communion and fellowship, in the mystical body of Thy Son Christ our Lord; grant us grace so to follow Thy blessed Saints in all virtuous and godly living, that we may come to those unspeakable joys, which Thou has prepared for them that unfeignedly love Thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

19th November, Saturday: 12 noon Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Saint Wite, the Patron Saint of Dorset at Whitchurch Canonicorum.  Click on her icon on the right for more imformation about her life.  This Pilgrimage is organised by the Parish of Saint Dunstan's, Poole and places are limited to 25.  If you are interested in coming and you do not normally attend Saint Dunstan's, please contact me at sainteanswytheoss @ gmail.com: just delete the spaces on either side of @.

20th November: PENTECOST XXII: 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.

27th November: PENTECOST XXIII: 11:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce followed by the Saint Gregory the Great Liturgy in Saint Joseph's Chapel Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Worton Road, Isleworth TW7 6ER in West London.  The Annual General Meeting of the ROCOR Western Rite Community (UK), will take place immediately after the Mass, hopefully over lunch in a nearby venue.

Father Thomas giving the Blessing at the conclusion of the Mass on 27th Nov.

Friday, 30 September 2016

October 2016

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

OCTOBER 2016

Last Updated 15th October 2016


2nd October: PENTECOST XV: 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.

9th October: PENTECOST XVI: 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.

10th to 13th October: Western Rite Conference of the ROCOR Western Rite Communities taking place at Wappinger Falls, New York.  Both Father Thomas and Silvan will be attending the Conference.  More news on this as it develops.

Silvan being ordained as Sub-Deacon on Monday 11th October by Metr. Hilarion
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Silvan being tonsured
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The service at Silvan's Ordination
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16th October: PENTECOST XVII: 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.

23rd October: PENTECOST XVIII: 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.

Thursday 27th October 2016: 11 a.m.  A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR KING HAROLD GODWINESSON and all his companions will take place on the 950th anniversary of Sandlake Fight, aka The Battle of Hastings, at the Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene, Whatlington, East Sussex (car park TN33 0ND).  Further details from The Guild of St Eadmund

30th October: PENTECOST XIX: 11:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce followed by the Saint Gregory the Great Liturgy in Saint Joseph's Chapel Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Worton Road, Isleworth TW7 6ER in West London

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

September 2016

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

SEPTEMBER 2016


4th September: PENTECOST XI:  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.

11th September: PENTECOST XII: No Western Rite Terce this morning but at 10:30 a.m. the usual Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church at Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG.

18th September: PENTECOST XIII: 11 a.m. Western Rite Terce followed by the Saint Gregory the Great Liturgy in Saint Joseph's Chapel Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Worton Road, Isleworth TW7 6ER in West London

Parishioners leaving after Mass on Sunday 18th September 2016

25th September: PENTECOST XIV: 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.

Sunday, 31 July 2016

August 2016

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

AUGUST 2016

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 21st August 2016

7th August: PENTECOST VII: No Western Rite Terce this morning but at 10:30 a.m. the usual Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church at Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG.

14th August: PENTECOST VIII: No Western Rite Terce this morning but at 10:30 a.m. the usual Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church at Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG.

 21st August: PENTECOST IX: 11 a.m. Western Rite Terce followed by the Saint Gregory the Great Liturgy in Saint Joseph's Chapel Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Worton Road, Isleworth TW7 6ER in West London

Another little chat at the conclusion of the Mass on Sunday 21st August.


28th August: PENTECOST X, 15th August by the Old Calendar: The DORMITION of the BLESSED VIRGIN MARY: 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.