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Orthodox Calendar Castlebar for December 2011
3, Dec 2011 - 22:54

Sunday 4th December 3-30pm Holy Orthodox Liturgy Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar All Are Most Welcome.

Sunday 4th Fast Day ( Fish, Wine Oil) 25th Sunday After Pentecost.
Commemorations of Day Great Martyr Barbara and Martyr Juliana, At Heliopolis in Syria ( C360).
St John of Damascus (C749) New Martyr Seraphim, Bishop of Phanarion (1601)

Monday 5th Fast Day ( Fish, Wine Oil) St Sabas The Santified (532)

Tuesday 6th Fast Day (Fish, Wine Oil) St Nicolas The Wonder-Worker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia (C354) New Hieromartyr Gregory Peradze ( Georgia, Poland 1942)

Wednesday 7th Fast Day St Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (397) St Gregory, Founder of Grigoriou Monastery (Mt Athios 14th)
Translation of Relics of St Philothea The New To Curtea De Arges (14th) St Nilus of Stolbensk Lake (1554)
St Anthony, Abbot of Siya (Novogorod 1556)

Thursday 8th Fast Day ( Wine Oil) St Patapius of Thebes (8th) Apostles Sosthenes, Apollos, Cephas, Tychicus,
Epaphroditus, and Onesiphorus, of The Seventy (1st)

Friday 9th Fast Day (Wine Oil) The Conception of The Most Holy Theotokos By The Righteous Anna
Prophetess Anna (Hannah), Mother of Prophet Samuel (11oobc)
Icon of The Most Holy Theotokops, Unexpected Joy

Saturday 10th Fast Day (Wine Oil) Martyrs Menas, Hermogenes, and Eugraphus of Alexandria (C313)
St Joasaph, Bishop of Belgorod (1754)

Sunday 11th Fast Day ( Fish, Wine Oil) 26th Sunday After Pentecost Sunday of The Forefathers
St Daniel The Stylite of Constantinople (489-90) St Nikon The Dry of The Kiev Caves (12th)
Hieromartyr Metropolitian Seraphim ( Chichagov) (1937)

Monday 12 Fast Day ( Fish Wine Oil) St Spyridon The Wonder-Worker, Bishop of Tremithus (C348)
Hieromartyr Alexander, Bishop of Jerusalem (252)

Tuesday 13th Fast Day ( Fish Wine Oil) Martyrs Thyrus, Leucis, and Callinicus of Apollonia (249-51)

Wednesday 14th Fast Day Virgin-Martyr Lucy of Syracuse (304) Hieromartyr Gabriel 1 St Patriarch of Bursa ( 1659)

Thursday 15th Fast Day. Hieromartyr Eleutherius, Bishop of Illyria, and His Mother, Martyr Anthia (2nd)
St Stephen The Confessor , Bishop of Sourozh in Crimea (787) St Paul of Latros (955) St Peter Moghila, Metroploitian of
Kiev (1647)

Friday 16th Fast Day Prophet Haggai ( Aggaeus) (520bc) St Eusebius of Vercellae, Martyr (371)
St Theophano The Empress (893-4)

Saturday 17th Fast Day ( Fish, Wine Oil) Prophet Daniel and Three Holy Children: Ananias, Azarias, and Misel (600bc)
St Dionysisus, Bishop of Aegina, The Wonder-Worker (1622)

Sunday 18 Th Fast Day 27th Sunday After Pentecost. Sunday Before The Nativity of Christ, On Which We Commemorate All The Righteous Who Pleased God, From Adam Down To Joseph The Betrothed of The Mother of God.
Martyr Sebastian At Rome and His Companions (C287) St Modestus, Patriarch of Jerusalem (633-4)

Monday 19th Fast Day Martyr Boniface At Tarsus in Cilica (290)
St Boniface The Marciful, Bishop of Florence (6th)

Tuesday 20 Th Fast Day ( Wine Oil) Forefeast of Nativity of Christ.
Hieromartyr Ignatius The God-Bearer, Bishop of Antichoc (107) Repose of St John of Kronstadt (1908)

Wedneday 21st Fast Day Forefeast of Nativity of Christ.
Virgin-Martyr Juliana of Nicomedia (304) St Peter Metroploitian of Moscow and Wonderworker of All Russia (1326) St Juliana, Princess of Vyazma (1406) St Procopius of Vyatka, Fool-For-Christ (1628)

Thursday 22nd Fast-Day Forefeast of Nativity of Christ. Great Martyr Anastasia, " Deliverer From Bonds", Her Teacher, Martyr Chrysogonus, and Her Martyr Theodota (304)

Friday 23rd Fast-Day Forefest of Nativity of Christ.
Ten Martyrs of Crete (3rd). St Niphon, Bishop of Cyprus (4th) St Nahum of Orchid (9th)
Dedication of Church of Holy Wisdom, Constantinople.

Saturday 24th Fast-Day (Wine Oil) Eve of Nativity of Christ.
Saturday Before Nativity of Christ.
Virgin Martyr Eugenia of Rome, and With Her The Martyrs Philip, and Her Father, Protus, Hyacinth, Basilla, and Claudia.

Holy Orthodox Liturgy of Christmas Eve ( For Those Orthodox Following New Calendar)
11-30pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar All Are Most Welcome

Sunday 25th The Nativity According To The Flesh of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
The Adoration of The Magi: Melchior, Casper, and Balthasar.
Commemoration of The Shepherds in Bethlehem Who Were Watching Their Flocks and Went To See The Lord.

Monday 26th Fast-Free Second Day of The Feast of The Nativity: Synaxis of The Most Holy Theotokos.
Hieromartyr Euthymius, Bishop of Sardis (C840)

Tuesday 27th Fast-Free Third Day of The Feast of The Nativity: Afterfeast of Nativity of Christ.
Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen (34)
St Theodore, Archbishop of Constantinople (686)
St Theodore Graptus, "The Branded" and Brother of Theophanes The Hymnographer (C840)

Wednesday 28th Fast-Free After-Feast of Nativity.
The 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia (302) Apostle Nicanor The Deacon (38)
St Symon The Myrr-Flowing of Mt Athos (14th)
Hieromartyr Hilarion (Troitsky ), Archbishop of Vereya (1929)

Thursday 29th Fast-Free After-Feast of Nativity of Christ.
The infants ( Holy innocents) Slain By Herod At Bethlehem St Trophime, Bishop of Arles (C250)

Friday 30th Fast-Free After-Feast of Nativity of Christ,
Virgin Martyr Anysia At Thessalonica ( 285-305) Timon The Deacon, Apostle of The Seventy (1st)
St Macarius, Metropolitian of Moscow )1563)

Saturday 31st Fast-Free Saturday Before The Theophany. Leave-Taking of Nativity of Christ.
St Melania The Younger of Rome (439) Martyr Zoticus, Keeper of Orphans (4th) Hieromartyr Thaddeus, Archbishop of Tver (1937)

We The Orthodox Community Would Like To Extend The Holy Greetings of The Nativity of Christ and Theophany To Canon John and All Rev Clergy and Parishioners of The Parish of The Holy Rosary Castlebar For All Your Kindness and Support and Gods Blessing On You All For 2012


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