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Orthodox Liturgy - Sunday 2 Aug 2009
31, Jul 2009 - 07:26

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Orthodox Monthly Liturgy Sunday 2nd August 2009 celebrated at 3:30pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar, followed by Memorial service for the late George Dakalisis R.I.P (koliva will be blessed at this service.) All are welcome.
 
Commemoration for this day Translation of the relics of Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen from Jerusalem to Constantinople (c428)
 Hieromartyr Stephen, Pope of Rome (257)
 St Basil of Moscow fool for Christ (1552)
 
Please note Saturday 15th August Solemnity of the Dormition (falling asleep of the Holy Theotokos and Blessed Virgin Mary) Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 2pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar
 
Sunday 2nd August begins for all Orthodox Catholics The Dormition Fast leading up to Solemnity of the Dormition (falling asleep of the Blessed Virgin) or Assumption please note (Strict  fast) is imposed on all Orthodox Christians from all traditions
 
Fasting days
                     2nd August   wine and olive oil are permitted  (no parakleis is served)
                    4th August   Fast day  (small Parakleis)
                    5th August   Fast day  (no parakleis is served)
                    6th August   fish, wine and olive oil are permitted  Feast of Transfiguration of our Saviour
                    7th August   Fast Day  (great Parakleis)
                    8th August   Fast Day  ( small Parakleis)
                    9th August   wine and olive oil are permitted  (no Parakleis is served)  Feast of Holy Apostle Matthias of the Twelve
                    10th August  wine and olive oil are permitted  Feast of St Matthew
                    11th August  Fast Day  (small Parakleis)
                    12th August  Fast Day   ( small Parakleis)
                    13th August  Fast Day   (small Parakleis)
                    14th August  Fast Day  No Parakleis is served
 
                    15th August  fish, wine and olive oil are permitted  Solemnity of the Dormition (falling asleep of the Holy Theotokos and Blessed Virgin Mary  Divine Liturgy 2pm Church of The Holy Rosary Castlebar please bring any traditional herbs that need to blessed this day to Church with you special blessing with the Theotokos Icon of the Holy Theotokos this day at end of Liturgy



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