SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

Events

January, 2024

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1, January
Circumcision of Christ and St. Basil the Great / 9:10 Hours 9:30 AM Divine Liturgy
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5, January
STRICT FAST Eve of Theophany / 5:00 PM Great Compline with Litya
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6, January
THEOPHANY OF CHRIST - Divine Liturgy 9:30 followed by Great Blessing of the Water
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7, January
Sunday Divine Liturgy - Hours 9:10 AM - Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM Coffee Hour
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13, January
Great Vespers - 5:00 PM
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14, January
Sunday Divine Liturgy / Hours 9:10 AM - Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM Coffee Hour
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20, January
Great Vespers - 5:00 PM
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21, January
Sunday Divine Liturgy / Hours 9:10 AM - Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM Coffee Hour
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27, January
Great Vespers - 5:00 PM
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28, January
Sunday Divine Liturgy / Hours 9:10 AM - Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM - Coffee Hour
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Synaxis Three Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and John Chrysostom
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Circumcision of Christ and St. Basil the Great / 9:10 Hours 9:30 AM Divine Liturgy

Monday, January 1, 2024 - 09:30 AM
O God, be bountiful to us and bless us, show the light of Thy countenance upon us, and have mercy on us.  That we may know Thy way upon the earth, and Thy salvation among all nations.   (Psalm 67:2-3)

STRICT FAST Eve of Theophany / 5:00 PM Great Compline with Litya

Friday, January 5, 2024 - 05:00 PM
I love the Lord because He has heard the voice of my supplication.   O Son of God baptized in the Jordan, save us who sing to Thee:   Alleluia!        (Second Antiphon)

THEOPHANY OF CHRIST - Divine Liturgy 9:30 followed by Great Blessing of the Water

Saturday, January 6, 2024 - 09:30 AM
When Thou, O Lord, wast baptized in the Jordan, the worship of the Trinity was made manifest!   For the voice of the Father bare witness to Thee, and called Thee His beloved Son!   And the Spirit, in the form of a dove, confirmed the truthfulness of His word.  O Christ our God, who hast revealed Thyself and hast enlightened the world, glory to Thee! 

Sunday Divine Liturgy - Hours 9:10 AM - Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM Coffee Hour

Sunday, January 7, 2024 - 11:27 AM
Reading passages for January 8 through January 12:      January 8 - Matthew 6   /   January 9 - Matthew 7  /  January 10 - Matthew 8   /   January 11 - Matthew 9  /  January 12 - Matthew 10.    January 13 and 14 are free for reviewing.  The next reading passage will be Monday, January 15 - Matthew  11.  The passaages above include the Lord's Prayer and the Goldlen Rule.  We are also told the names of the 12 disciples.    Take up and Read!

Great Vespers - 5:00 PM

Saturday, January 13, 2024 - 05:00 PM
"For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.  For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.  There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus."   (2 Gal 3:26-29)

Sunday Divine Liturgy / Hours 9:10 AM - Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM Coffee Hour

Sunday, January 14, 2024 - 09:30 AM
Reading passages for January 15 through January 19: January 15 - Matthew 11 / January 16 - Matthew 12 / January 17 - Matthew 13 / January 18 - Matthew 14 / January 19 - Matthew 15. The passages above describe St. John the Baptist and later tells of his beheading. We also learn of Jesus feeding the multitudes with 5 loaves and 2 fishes. Be sure to refer to the notes at the bottom of the pages in the Bible. Take up and Read!

Great Vespers - 5:00 PM

Saturday, January 20, 2024 - 05:00 PM
"For the whole law is fulfilled in one word, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."    (1 Gal 5:14)

Sunday Divine Liturgy / Hours 9:10 AM - Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM Coffee Hour

Sunday, January 21, 2024 - 09:30 AM
Reading passages for January 22 through January 26: January 22 - Matthew 16 / January 23 - Matthew 17 / January 24 - Matthew 18 / January 25 - Matthew 19 / January 26 - Matthew 20. It is in reading these passages that we hear of the TRANSFIGURATION.

Great Vespers - 5:00 PM

Saturday, January 27, 2024 - 05:00 PM
"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,  gentleness, self-control; against such there is no law."  ( 2 Gal 5:22-23)

Sunday Divine Liturgy / Hours 9:10 AM - Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM - Coffee Hour

Sunday, January 28, 2024 - 09:30 AM
Reading passages for January 29 through February 2: January 29 - Matthew 21 / January 30 - Matthew 22 / January 31 - Matthew 23 / February 1 - Matthew 24 / February 2 - Matthew 25. Palm Sunday arrives and we hear of Jesus calling the scribes and Pharisees hypocrites. And we hear of the foolish maidens who weren’t prepared with oil for their lamps and the foolish servant who buried his coin. Take up and Read!

Synaxis Three Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and John Chrysostom

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 - 01:00 AM
Their proclamation has gone out into all the earth, and their words to the ends of the universe!  The heavens are telling the Glory of God, and the firmament proclaims His handiwork! 

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