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Orthodox Services - December 2014
12, Dec 2014 - 13:11

Sunday 14nd December Holy Orthodox Liturgy 215pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar all are most welcome confessions before liturgy.

Novena prayers to Saint Sharbel for sick and anointing with Holy Oil from his tomb, blessing of Christmas Candles.

Confessions during fasting period till Orthodox Christmas Eve on Sunday 6th January please contact clergy or before Divine Liturgy this Sunday 14th December.

Christmas Eve Wednesday 24th December Holy Liturgy of St James for soleminity of Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the flesh 1130pm

Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar all are most welcome tel 0876564738 for those eastern rite Catholics and Orthodox following new calendar. Please note 7th January 2013 Orthodox Christmas Eve Solemn Divine Liturgy for those following old calendar Eastern rite Catholics and Orthodox Catholics

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

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

Wednesday Fast Day St Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (397) St Gregory, Founder of Grigoriou Monastery (Mt Athios 14th


Fast Day ( Wine Oil) St Patapius of Thebes (8th) Apostles Sosthenes, Apollos, Cephas, Tychicus,
Friday 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 Fast Day (Wine Oil) Martyrs Menas, Hermogenes, and Eugraphus of Alexandria (C313)
St Joasaph, Bishop of Belgorod (1754)

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

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

Wednesday Christmas Eve Strict Fast Holy Divine Liturgy 1130pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Flesh

Thursday Christmas Day of the nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the flesh no fasting


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

Saturday after feast of the Nativity St Spephen Martyr Prophet Daniel and Three Holy Children: Ananias, Azarias, and Misel (600bc)
St Dionysisus, Bishop of Aegina, The Wonder-Worker (1622)

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

Hieromartyr Ignatius The God-Bearer, Bishop of Antichoc (107) Repose of St John of Kronstadt (1908)

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 . Great Martyr Anastasia, " Deliverer From Bonds", Her Teacher, Martyr Chrysogonus, and Her Martyr Theodota (304)

We would like to pass on our blessings and Greetings to Canon John Cosgrove and reverned clergy and parishioners of the Holy Rosary Church Castlebar at this Holy Season and all people of Castlebar and Co/Mayo praying for Gods blessing on you all and your families for new year.


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