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2020 Christmas Liturgies

We Welcome You to Our Celebration of the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ

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“I see a strange and marvelous mystery; heaven is a cave; the cherubic throne, a virgin; the manger has become the place in which Christ the incomprehensible God lies down. Let us praise Him and adore Him.”

2020 CHRISTMAS CONFESSIONS
By Appointment only

VIGIL CHRISTMAS EVE
Thursday, December 24    
St. Michael, Pittston
8:00 pm Christmas Eve Great Compline ¹
9:00 pm Christmas Eve Vigil Divine Liturgy

NATIVITY OF OUR LORD       
Friday, December 25 
   
St. Nicholas, Swoyersville only
10:30 am Divine Liturgy   

Anointing with Blessed Oil & Distribution of Blessed Bread Mirovanje (Festal anointing) follows all Christmas Liturgies.   
Let us Proclaim with Joy !     Christ is Born!   Glorify Him!  Christos Razdajestsja!  Slavite Jeho!  

¹For more information and an explanation of the Great Compline and other Christmas services in the Byzantine Catholic Church, 
Visit here:   Christmas, The Feast of the Nativity  (website link to The Metropolitan Cantor Institute)

 

Note:  All Liturgies are also available online live streaming.  Access directly from the Welcome Page of this website.

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SYNAXIS OF THE THEOTOKOS
Saturday, December 26

St. Nicholas, Swoyersville
10:00 am 
Divine Liturgy
St. Michael, Pittston
5:00 pm Divine Liturgy

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FEAST DAY:  STEPHEN PROTOMARTYR   
Sunday, December 27

9:00 am  Divine Liturgy
St. Michael, Pittston
11:00 am Divine Liturgy
St. Nicholas, Swoyersville

 

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