Monthly Calendar

Liturgical Program and Event Calendar for the Month of December:

For a calendar that has all of the daily saints and feasts, please click here.

Unless specified otherwise, Orthros (Matins) begin at 9:00 A.M. and are followed by the Divine Liturgy at 10:15 A.M.


DECEMBER 2017 LITURGICAL SCHEDULE

(Nativity  Fast continues through December 24)


Sunday, December 3. Fourteenth Sunday of Luke. The Prophet Zephaniah.

Epistle: Ephesians 5:18-19

Gospel: Luke 18:35-43 (pp. 114-115) [Healing of Blind Man]

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.

 

Sunday, December 10. Tenth Sunday of Luke. Martyrs Menas & Companions.

Epistle: Ephesians 6:10-17

Gospel: Luke 13:10-17 (p.109-110) [Healing of Woman Bent Over for 18 years]

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.

CHURCH CHRISTMAS PARTY at the East Mountain Inn, Wilkes-Barre immediately after Divine Liturgy.

 

Sunday, December 17. Holy Forefathers of Christ. Prophet Daniel & the Holy Youths in the Furnace.

Epistle: Colossians 3:4-11

Gospel: Luke 14:16-24 (p.110-112) [The Geneology of the Christ]

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.

 

Sunday, December 24. Eve of the Nativity. Sunday before the Nativity. St. Eugenia, Nun-Martyr of Rome. Holy Ancestors of the Lord: All God Pleasers from our ancestor Adam to St. Joseph the Betrothed and all the Prophets.

Epistle: Hebrews 11: 9-10; 32-40

Gospel: Matthew 1:1-25 (pp. 118-120 ) [The Great Banquet]

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.

 

Monday, December 25 THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST (CHRISTMAS DAY)) Adoration of the Magi.

Epistle: Galatians 4:4-7

Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12 [pp. 122-123] [Nativity of the Lord]

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.

 

Sunday, December 31. Sunday before Theophany.  Apodosis of Nativity.  St. Melania, Nun of Rome.

Epistle: II Timothy 4:5-8

Gospel: Mark 1:1-8 (pp. 121-123) [St. John Baptist preaching and baptizing]

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.

Christ is Born! Let us Glorify Him!




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