Divine Liturgy on January 1, New Year’s Day

Christ is born!

“O Jesus enthroned on high together with Your eternal Father and divine Spirit ….”  (Troparion of the Circumcision)

Divine Liturgy on January 1, New Year’s Day. On Tuesday, we liturgically remember that 8 days ago we celebrated Christmas. Today according to Jewish custom, we recall Jesus underwent the Circumcision.

It is also the feast day of Our Father Among the Saints, Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia. Father Iura will use the Eucharistic prayers of St. Basil.

~10:45 a.m. Lytia and blessing of Bread
~11:00 a.m. For the people of the parish with the Anointing – Myrovann

Following the Divine Liturgy we will have some champagne in the church hall; please bring something sweet to eat to celebrate the —New Year’s Day 2019!

PS: the image is of St Basil the Great from our parish.