AUGUST SPECIAL EVENTS
Thurs. August 5 7 pm. Eve of Transfiguration
Vesperal Liturgy, Blessing of Grapes
Fish allowed at meal after
Sun. August 15 Dormition Liturgy w Blessing of Flowers
Sun. August 22 Bingham Farewell after Liturgy
Fasting this month
Dormition fast runs August 1– August 14.
NO meat, fish, dairy or eggs except that
fish is permitted for:
Aug. 6th Transfiguration
Aug. 9th St. Herman
Aug 13th St. Tikhon
No fast on Dormition Sunday Aug. 15th, after which
regular Wed/Fri fasting applies again.
**Special note on Feast of Beheading of John the Baptist:
Sunday August 29th Like Holy Cross Day, this feast is also a strictly Lenten fast. As it falls on a Sunday, please remember to bring NO meat, fish, dairy or eggs to the post-liturgy meal that Sunday.
Finally, a big thank-you to the Lerches for hosting another wonderful BBQ. Rumour has it that next year we may hold vespers right there on the mountain!
See you at church, and may your fast be blessed.