+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

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).