The Dormition Fast Has Started

The Dormition fast was established as preceding the great feasts of the Transfiguration of the Lord and of the Dormition of the Mother of God. It lasts two weeks—from August 1–August 14. History The Dormition fast comes down to us from the early days of Christianity. St. Symeon of Thessalonica writes: “The fast in August [Dormition fast] was established in honor […]

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The Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist

Come join us for the Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist this Friday and Saturday. The schedule is as follows:   Friday August 28: Vespers with Lity and Artoklasia 6PM Saturday August 29: Orthros 8AM followed by Divine Liturgy 9AM Saturday is also a strict fasting day.   To learn more about the feast itself click on […]

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