Orthodox Communities in Castlebar, now starts the Autumn Cycle of Liturgies to the start of the Churches New Year on 1st September.
All are welcome to come and take part in the Holy Catholic Liturgies of the Eastern Orthodox Church, we wish to Thank Father John Cosgrove and clergy and Parish Council and all parishioners for their continuing support and assitance you are in our daily prayers.
Sunday 4th August 3-30pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar, Orthodox Liturgy For feast of Transfiguration. Fast Day ( Wine Oil).
HOLY DAY Thursday 15TH AUGUST SOLEMINITY OF THE DORMITION ( FALLING ASLEEP ASSUMPTION OF THE HOLY THEOTOKOS AND BLESSED VIRGIN MARY) DIVINE LITURGY 5-30PM CHURCH OF HOLY ROSARY CASTLEBAR.
Martyr Dometius of Persia (363) St Hor of The The Baid (Egypt C390)
St Poemen (Pimen) The Much -Ailing, of The Kiev Caves (Near Caves 1110) St Pimen, The Faster, of
The Kiev Caves (Far Caves 13th-14th)
Monday August Fast Day After-Feast of Transfiguration. St Myron, Bishop of Crete (C350)
St Emilian The Confessor, Bishop of Cyzicus (813-20) St Gregory of Sinai (and Mt Athos 1346)
Translation of The Relics of St Zosimas and St Sabbatius of Solovki (1566)
Tuesday August Fast Day After-Feast of Transfiguration. Apostle Matthias (C63)
Glorification of St German (Herman) of Alaska, Wonderworker of All America (1970)
Wednesday August Fast Day After-Feast of Transfiguration Martyr and Archdeacon, Lawrence of Rome, Hieromartyr Sixtus, Bishop of Rome, and Martyrs Felicissimus and Agapitus, Deacons (258) St Lawrence, Fool-For-Christ at Kaluga (1515)
Thursday August After-Feast of Transfiguration Fast Day Virgin-Martyr Susanna and Martyr Gaius, Pope of Rome (295-6) Martyr and Archdeacon Euplus of Catania (304)
St Blane, Bishop of Bute (Dunblane (Late6th) St Nipon of Constantinople (Mt Athos 1508)
Friday August Fast Day After-Feast of Transfiguration Martyrs Anicetus and Photius of
Nicomedia (305-6) Hieromartyr Alexander, Bishop of Comana (3rd)
Saturday August Fast Day ( Wine Oil) Leavetaking of Transfiguration.
St Tikon, Bishop of Voronezh, Wonderworker of Zadonsk and All Russia ( 1783)
Martyr Hippolytus of Rome and Those With Him: Martyrs Concordia, Irenaeus, and Abundius ( C235)
St Ragegunda, Queen of The Franks (587) St Seridus of Gaza (6th)
St Dorotheus of Gaza (6th) St Dositheus, Disciple of St Dorotheus (6th)
Translation of Relics of St Maximus The Confessor (662)
Uncovering of Relics of St Maxim of Moscow, Fool-For-Christ.
(C1547) Hieromarytr Benjamin, Metroplitian of Petrograd (1922)
Sunday August forfeast of The Dormition ( Falling Asleep) of Our Most Holy Lady The Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary. The Divine Liturgy of Day 6pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar.
Monday August The Dormition ( Falling Asleep) of Our Most Holy Lady The Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary. The Divine Liturgy of Day 6pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar.
Tuesday August forfeast of Dormition. Translation of The Icon, Not Made By Hands, of
Our Lord Jesus Christ From Edessa To Constantinople (944)
Martyr Diomedes The Physican of Tarsus In Cilica (298) St Chaeremon of Egypt (4th)
St Stephen of Hungry (1038) St Gerasimus, Wonder-Worker of Cephalonia (1579)
St Timothy of Evripos, Founder of Penteli Monastery (1590)
Martyrs Prince Constantine, and His Four Sons Constantine, Stephen, Radu, and Matthew, and Their Companion Ianache (Romania 1714)
Wednesday Forfeast of the Dormition
Vigil solemn vespers
Thursday 15th August Solemnity of the Dormition ( falling asleep of Blessed Virgin Mary Divine Liturgy 530pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar all are most welcome anointing with oil to all present from Our Ladys shrine on holy Island of Tinos
Friday August Fast Day After-Feast of Dormition Martyr Andrew Stratelates In Cilicia (4th))
Martyrs Timothy, Agapius and Thecla, of Palestine (304-6) St Pitirim, Bishop of Perm (1456)
Saturday August After-Feast of Dormition. Prophet Samuel (11thbc) Hieromartyr Philip Bishop of Heraclius, and With Him Martyrs Severus and Memon In Thrace (304)
Sunday August 10th Sunday After Pentecost After-Feast of Dormition. Apostle Thaddaeus, of The Seventy (C44) Holy Patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Martyr Bassa of Edessa and Her Sons (C304)
Monday August. After-Feast of Dormition. Martyr Agathonicus of Nicomedia and His Companions (4th) St Symphorian of Autun (C2nd-3rd) Martyr Anthusa of Seleucia (298)
Virgin-Martyr Eulalia of Barcelona (C303) St Alexis (Medvedkov) of Ugine (Russia, France 1934)
Tuesday August Leavetaking of Dormition. St Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons (202)
Martyr Lupus, Slave of St Demetrius of Thessalonica (4th)
Wednesday August Repose of New Hieromartyr Kosmas of Aetolia, Eual-To-The-Apostles
(1779) Hieromartyr Eutyches, Disciple of St John The Theologian (1st)
Translation of Relics of St Peter, Metroploitian of Moscow and All Russia ( 1479)
Translation To Zante of The Relics of St Dionysius, Bishop of Aegina, The Wonderworker (1624)
St Losmas of Berat, Evangelizer of Southern Albania (18-19th)
Thursday August Return of Relics of St Bartholomew From Anastasiopolis To Lipari ( 6th)
Apostle Titus of The Seventy, Bishop of Crete (1st) St John of Karpathos (7th)
St Patricia of Constantinople and Naples (C7th)
Friday August Martyrs Adraian and Natalia of Nicomedia (4th)
Saturday August St Poemen The Great (C450) St Hosius The Confessor, Bishop of Cordova (359) St Liberius Pope of Rome (366) St Caesarius, Bishop of Arles (543) Newly-Revealed Great Martyr Phanurius of Rhodes
Sunday August 11th Sunday After Pentecost Anna The Prophetess, Daughter of Phanuel Who Met The Lord at The Temple In Jerusalem (1st)
Righteous Hezekiah, King of Judah (687bc) St Moses The Black of Scete (4th)
Martyr Susanna (Shushanik), Princess of Georgia (5th)
St Augustine, Bishop of Hippo (430) Incovering of Relics of St Job, Abbott and Wonderworker of Pochaev (1659)
Monday August. The Beheading of The Holy, Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John.
Tuesday August Sts Alexander (340) John (595) and Paul The New (784)
Patriarchs of Constantinople, Synaxis of The Serbian Hierarchs. St Decuman of Watchet
St Alexander, Abbott of Svir (1533) Translation of Relics of St Alexander Nevsky (1724)
Wednesday August The Placing of The Cinture(Sash) of The Most Holy Theotokos In Church of Chalkoprateia (C530) Hieromartyr Cyprian, Bishop of Cathage(258) St Gennadius, Patriarch of Constantinople (471)