+St. John Maximovitch

"Never, never, never let anyone tell you that, in order to be Orthodox, you must be Eastern. The West was fully Orthodox for a thousand years, and her venerable liturgy is far older than any of her heresies." +Saint John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco

Sunday, 27 November 2016

December 2016

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

DECEMBER 2016

4th December : CHRIST THE KING: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

5th December: PRESENTATION OF BVM: No office today.  Collect for the Festival of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary:
We beseech Thee, O Lord, mercifully pour Thy grace into our hearts; and most Holy Mary, Mother of God interceding, sanctify our bodies in chastity, and our souls in humility and charity; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

11th December: ADVENT I: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

18th December: ADVENT II:  10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

25th December: ADVENT III:  No Western Rite Terce today at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG but at 9:30 the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church will take place (note the earlier time).

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

November 2016

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

NOVEMBER 2016

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6th November: PENTECOST XX: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

13th November: PENTECOST XXI: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

14th November: ALL SAINTS: No office today.  Collect for the Festival of All Saints:
O Almighty God, Who has knit together Thine elect in one communion and fellowship, in the mystical body of Thy Son Christ our Lord; grant us grace so to follow Thy blessed Saints in all virtuous and godly living, that we may come to those unspeakable joys, which Thou has prepared for them that unfeignedly love Thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

19th November, Saturday: 12 noon Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Saint Wite, the Patron Saint of Dorset at Whitchurch Canonicorum.  Click on her icon on the right for more imformation about her life.  This Pilgrimage is organised by the Parish of Saint Dunstan's, Poole and places are limited to 25.  If you are interested in coming and you do not normally attend Saint Dunstan's, please contact me at sainteanswytheoss @ gmail.com: just delete the spaces on either side of @.

20th November: PENTECOST XXII: 10:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce sung at the Saint Aldhelm Chapel in Saint Dunstan's Parish Church, Saint Osmond's Road, Poole, BH14 9JG followed at 10:30 by the Liturgy of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

27th November: PENTECOST XXIII: 11:00 a.m. Western Rite Terce followed by the Saint Gregory the Great Liturgy in Saint Joseph's Chapel Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Worton Road, Isleworth TW7 6ER in West London.  The Annual General Meeting of the ROCOR Western Rite Community (UK), will take place immediately after the Mass, hopefully over lunch in a nearby venue.

Father Thomas giving the Blessing at the conclusion of the Mass on 27th Nov.