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7, Nov 2015 - 12:10

Eastern Rite Liturgy ( Mass) Sunday 8th November Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar during Mass novena to Saint Sharbel and anointing for all present of Oil from Saints Tomb more details 0876564738 All are welcome

15th November the Nativity Fast begins for All Orthodox Christians in preparation for feast of Holy Christmas for both new and Old Calendar Orthodox

Sunday 8th Commemorations of Day. All Saints and All Deceased Please Bring The Names of All Your Deceased Members of Your Families and Friends and Place Them By Icons In Church, During Month Theses Names will be Placed On Altar and Prayed For Each Evening In Office of Vespers At 5pm

Monday Synaxis of Archangel Michael and Other Bodiless Powers: Archangels Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Salathiel, Jegudiel, Barachiel, and Jeremiel. St Tyssilo, Abbott of Meifod

Tuesday St Nektarious Kephalas, Metropolitian of Pentapolis (1920) St Matrona, Abbess, of Constantinople (C492) St John The Short, of Egypt (5th) St Theoctiste of Isle of Lesbos (881). St Euthymius and St Neophytus, Founders of Docheiariou Monastery (Mt Athos 10th) St Job, First Patriarch of Moscow (1606). Icon of The Most Holy Theotokos (She Who Is Quick To Hear)

Wednesday Apostles Erastus, Olympas, Herodian, Sosipater, Quartus, and Tertius, of The Seventy (1st)
Martyr Orestes (304) St Arsenius of Cappadocia (1924)

Thursday Martyrs Menas of Egypt (304) Victor of Damascus (2nd) and Vincent of Spain (204) Martyr Stephanida (2nd)
St Martin The Merciful, Bishop of Tours (397) St Theodore The Confessor, Abbot of The Studion (826) St Stephen Urosh, King of Serbia, Founder of Dechani (1331)

Friday St John The Merciful, Patriarch of Alexandria (619) St Nilus The Faster, of Sinai, (5th) St Machar, Bishop of Aberdeen (6th) St Cadwaladr, King of The Welsh (664) St Nilus The Myrrh-Flowng, of Lavra (Mt Athos 1651)

Saturday St John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople (407)

Sunday 25th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Apostle Philip (1st)
St Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica (1359) St Philip, Abbot of Irap Near Novgorod (1537)
Constantine, New Martyr of Hydra (1800

The Start of The Nativity Fast For All Orthodox Catholics

Monday Fast Day Martyrs and Confessors Gurias, Samonas, and Abibus, of Edessa (299-306)
St Paisius Velichkovsky (1794)

Tuesday 16th Fast Day Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew (60) St Fulvianus, Prince of Ethiopa, In Baptism Matthew (1st) St Eucherius, Bishop of Lyons (449)

Wednesday Fast Dat St Gregory The Wonderworker of Neo-Caesarea (C266-270) St Gregory of Tours (594). St Lazarus The Icongrapher of Constantinople (C867) St Nikon, Abbot of Radonezh, Disciple of St Sergius (1426)

Thursday Fast Day Wine Oil Martyr Plato of Ancyra (C306) Martyr Romanus The Deacon, of Caesarea, and The Youth Barulas (303)

Friday Fast Day Prophet Obadiah (Abdias 9thbc) Martyr Barlaam of Caesarea In Cappadocia (C304)
St Philaret, Metroploitian of Moscow (1867) New Martyr Elias Fondaminsky (France 1942)

Saturday Fast Day Fish, Wine, Oil Forfeast of The Entry of The Most Holy Theotokos and Blessed Virgin Mary Into The Temple.
St Gregory Decapolites (816)

Sunday. Fast Day, Fish, Wine, Oil 26th Sunday After Pentecost. The Entry of The Most Holy Theotokos and Blessed Virgin Mary Into The Temple.

Monday Fast Day. Afterfeast of The Entry Into Temple. Apostles Philemon and Archippus, of The Seventy, Martyr Apphia, Equal -To-The-Apostles, Wife of Philemon, and Onesimus, Disciple of St Paul (1st) Martyrs Cecilia, Valerian, Tiburtius, and Maximus, of Rome (C230). St Kallistos 11 (Xanthopoulos) Patriarch of Constantinople (1397)

Tuesday Fast Day Wine Oil. Afterfeast of Entry Into The Temple. St Amphilochius, Bishop of Iconium (394)
St Gregory, Bishop of Agrigentum (6th-7th) St Deinol The Younger (C615) St Alexander Nevsky (1263) St Metrophan (In Schema Macarius), Bishop of Voronezh (1703)

Wednesday Fast Day Wine Oil (Russian Use) Afterfeast of Entry Into Temple. Great Martyr Catherine of Alexandria (305-313) (Russian Use) Hieromartyr Clement, Pope of Rome (101) (Greek Use) Hieromartyr Peter, Archbishop of Alexandria (311)

Thursday Fast Day, Fish, Wine, Oil (Greek Use) (Wine Oil Russian Use)
Leavetaking of Entry Into Temple. Hieromartyr Clement, Pope of Rome (101) (Russian Use) Great Martyr Mercurius of Caesarea In Cappadocia(3rd) St Clement, Bishop of Ochrid and Enlightener of Bulgarians (916)

Friday Fast Day. St Stylianos of Paphlagonia, Protector of Children, (4th-6th) St Alypius The Stylite of Adrianopolis (7th) St Acacius of Sinai (7th) St Nikon, Preacher of Repentance (10th) St Nikon of Black Mountain (C1100) St Innocent, First Bishop of Irkutsk (1731) New Martyr George At Chios (1807)

Saturday Fast Day. Fish, Wine, Oil. Great Martyr James The Persian (421) St Fergal of Salzburg (784)
St Gregory of of Sinai (and Mt Athos 1346) St Theodosius of Trnovo (1363)

Sunday Fast Day Fish, Wine, Oil 27th Sunday After Pentecost.
Martyr Stephen The New, Monk of Mt St Auxentius (764) Martyr Irenarchus and Seven Women Martyrs At Sebaste (303)

Monday Fast Day. Martyr Paramon In Bithynia (250) St Saturninus, Bishop of Toulouse, Martyr (250)

Tuesday Fast Day. Fish, Wine, Oil. Holt Apostle Andrew The First-Called (62)
St Frumentius, Archbishop of Abyssinia (Ethiopa C C380)

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