Monthly Calendar

Liturgical Program and Event Calendar for the Months of December and January:

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 2016 Liturgical Schedule


Sunday, December 4Tenth Sunday of Luke. Great Martyr Barbara. St. John of Damascus.

Epistle: Galatians 3:23-29;4:1-5

Gospel: Luke 13:10-17 (pp. 109-110) [Healing of Woman Bent Over]

Orthros- 9:00 a.m.

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.


Sunday, December 11Eleventh Sunday of Luke. Sunday of Holy Forefathers.

Patriarch Abraham. St. Daniel the Stylite.

Epistle: Colossians 3:4-11

Gospel: Luke 14:16-24 (p.118) [The Geneology of the Christ]

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.

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


Sunday, December 18. Sunday before the Nativity. Martyr Sebastian and his companions. 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. 119-121 ) [The Great Banquet]

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.


Sunday, 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]

Orthros- 8:45 a.m.

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 a.m.



January 2017 Liturgical Schedule


Sunday, January 1  Circumcision of the Lord; St. Basil the Great; 

New Year's Day   A BLESSED NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE!

Epistle: Colossians 2:8-12 

Gospel: Luke 2:20-21;40-52 [Jesus circumcised; Jesus in the Temple]

8:45 am Orthros

10:00 am Divine Liturgy

 

Sunday, January 8 Sunday after Theophany:  St. George of Hozeva

Epistle: Ephesians 4:7-13

Gospel: Matthew 4:12-17 (pp. 127-128) [Lord preaches repentance]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy

Blessing of Water for Theophany

 

Sunday, January 15 Twelfth Sunday of Luke;  St. Paul of Thebes

Epistle: Colossians 3:4-11

Gospel: Luke 17:12-19 (pp. 112-3) [Ten Lepers]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy

Cutting of Vasilopita Bread/ St. Basil's Academy 

 

Sunday, January 22  Fifteenth Sunday of Luke; Apostle Timothy of the Seventy

Epistle: I Timothy 4:9-15

Gospel: Luke 19:1-10 (pp. 115-7) [Zacchaeus]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy

 

Sunday, January 29 Sunday of the Canaanite Woman;  St. Ignatius the Godbearer

Epistle: II Corinthians 6:16-18;7:1

Gospel: Matthew 15:21-28  (pp 92-93)  [Canaanite Woman]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy


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