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St.Vladimir Orthodox Church

3163 Purcell's Cove Road, Halifax, NS

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March 22, 2019

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory forever! Here are the upcoming services for this week:

St. Gregory Palamas

Sat Mar 23: Great Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Mar 24: Hours, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:00 am

Wed Mar 27: Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts 6:00 p.m.

An invitation from the Serbian Orthodox community:

Dear Orthodox brothers and sisters from St Vladimir, our Serbian Orthodox Comunity invites you to take part in Liturgy which is going to take place at St Anthony Church on Saturday Mar 23 at 10:00 am, here in Halifax thanks to dear father Maximus Skali who gave us their beautiful temple for this purpose. After Liturgy, there will be a potluck. We would be glad to see you all.

Adoration of Holy Cross

Sat Mar 30: Great Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Mar 31: Hours, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:30 am

The full schedule for Lent is available here. Please continue to check the weekly updates in case of any changes.

Confession: Confession is an integral part of our preparation for Pascha. To schedule a confession, please contact Fr. Vladimir.

Civic Calendar with Service Schedule

Year 2019
March
 Mon  Tue  Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 
    0102
Vespers 6:00pm
03
Meatfare Sunday
Hours, Liturgy 10:00am
040506070809
Vespers 6:00pm
10
Cheesefare / Forgiveness Sunday
Hours, Liturgy, Forgiveness Vespers 10:30am
11
Great Lent
begins
Great Compline, Great Canon I 6:00pm
12
Great Compline, Great Canon II 6:00pm
13
Great Compline, Great Canon III 6:00pm
14
Great Compline, Great Canon IV 6:00pm
1516
Great Vespers 6:00pm
17
Orthodoxy
Sunday
Hours, Liturgy 10:00am
181920
Presanctified Liturgy 6:00pm
212223
Great Vespers 6:00pm
24
St. Gregory
Palamas
Hours, Liturgy 10:00am
252627
Presanctified Liturgy 6:00pm
282930
Great Vespers 6:00pm
31
Adoration of the Holy Cross
Hours, Liturgy 10:00am
April
 Mon  Tue  Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 
010203
Presanctified Liturgy 6:00pm
040506
Great Vespers 6:00pm
07
St. John Climacus
Annunciation
Hours, Liturgy 10:00am
080910
Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete 6:00pm
1112
Akathist to the Mother of God 6:00pm
13
Great Vespers 6:00pm
14
St. Mary of Egypt
Hours, Liturgy 10:00am
151617
Presanctified Liturgy 6:00pm
181920
Lazarus Saturday
Hours, Liturgy 10:00am

Vigil of Palm Sunday 6:00pm
21
Palm Sunday
Hours, Liturgy 10:00am

Bridegroom Matins 7:00pm
22
Great and Holy Monday
Bridegroom Matins 7:00pm
23
Great and Holy Tuesday
Bridegroom Matins 7:00pm
24
Great and Holy Wednesday
Holy Anointing 7:00pm
25
Great and Holy Thursday
Hours, Liturgy of the Last Supper 10:00am

The 12 Passion Gospels 7:00pm
26
Great and Holy Friday
Vespers (Deposition from the Cross) 2:00pm

Epitaphios 7:00pm
27
Great and Holy Saturday
Hours, Liturgy of St.Basil, Blessing of Food 10:00am

Pascha: CHRIST IS RISEN!
Burial Canon of Great Saturday, Matins of the Resurrection, Liturgy, Blessing of Food, Parish potluck 11:00pm
28
Pascha: CHRIST IS RISEN!
2930     

Sundays and major feasts are in red. Fast days are shaded.

March 15, 2019

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory forever! Here are the upcoming services for this week:

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Sat Mar 16: Great Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Mar 17: Hours, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:30 am

Wed Mar 13: Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts 6:00 p.m.

St. Gregory Palamas

Sat Mar 23: Great Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Mar 24: Hours, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:30 am

Wed Mar 27: Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts 6:00 p.m.

March 9, 2019

This weekend we mark the start of Lent and our preparation for Pascha, the feast of feasts:

Sat Mar 9: Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Mar 10: Hours, Liturgy, Forgiveness Sunday Vespers, coffee hour 10:30 am

Please note that clocks go forward an hour Saturday night. As a result, for this Sunday, we will begin the hours at 10:30 am.

Mon Mar 11: Great Compline & Great Canon 6:00 p.m.

Tue Mar 12: Great Compline & Great Canon 6:00 p.m.

Wed Mar 13: Great Compline & Great Canon 6:00 p.m.

Thurs Mar 14: Great Compline & Great Canon 6:00 p.m.

The full schedule for Lent is available here. Please continue to check the weekly updates in case of any changes.

Confession: Confession is an integral part of our preparation for Pascha. To schedule a confession, please contact Fr. Vladimir.

March 2, 2019

New parishioner: Congratulation to Jessica and Ryan on the birth of their son! Ivan Alexander arrived on February 24th at 9:00 pm. Mom and baby are doing well. May God grant little Ivan many, many years!

Services this week are as usual:

Sat Mar 2: Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Mar 3: Hours, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:00 am.

Please check your email for updates before leaving tomorrow in case we must cancel due to weather conditions. Any cancellation note will be sent out before 8:30. Should the service proceed, please use your best judgement in deciding whether you should venture out and drive with caution. Be especially cautious going up the church driveway in case it is not yet plowed. If you have difficulty negotiating the driveway, parking on Fergusons Cove Road may be a better option.

Note that next weekend marks the start of Lent:

Sat Mar 9: Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Mar 10: Hours, Liturgy, Forgiveness Sunday Vespers, coffee hour 10:00 am

The Lenten service schedule will come out soon.

February 15, 2019

This weekend we celebrate the feast of the Meeting of the Lord:

Sat Feb 16: Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Feb 17: Hours, Blessing of Candles, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:00 am.

February 8, 2019

Services this weekend are as usual:

Sat Feb 9: Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Feb 10: Hours, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:00 am.

February 2, 2019

Services this weekend are as usual:

Sat Feb 2: Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Feb 3: Hours, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:00 am.

January 18, 2019

This weekend we celebrate the feast of the Theophany of our Lord

Sat Jan 19: Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Jan 20: Hours, Liturgy, Blessing of the Water, coffee hour 10:00 am.

If you wish to take holy water home with you, please bring a very clean container.

January 12, 2019

Christ is born! Glorify Him!

The feast of the Nativity continues. Services are as usual this weekend.

Sat Jan 12: Vespers 6:00 pm

Sun Jan 13: Hours, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:00 am.

January 5, 2019

Feast of the Nativity:

Sat Jan 5: Vespers 6:00
Sun Jan 6: Hours, Liturgy, coffee hour 10:00 am

Feast of the Nativity:
Sun Jan 6: Vigil 9:00 pm

Confessions: Confession is an integral part of one's preparation to receive the Eucharist at Nativity. To schedule a confession, please contact Fr Vladimir as soon as possible do he can plan accordingly.

New church calendars for 2019 are now available, the suggested donation is $12. There are English and bilingual English/Russian versions available. Please place the money in the donation box in a specially marked envelope

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