Sunday, August 07, 2011

Aug. 7-15th Busy Summer week at St. Herman's!

DON'T FORGET these dates! Calendars are available at church, along with the August news bulletin.

TUES. Aug. 9th  7 pm.     Akathist to St. Herman This is our patron saint's feast day!

FRI. Aug. 12th   7 pm. Men's night at Zane's (Aldergrove)  AND Women's sewing group at Melissa's in Brookswood (Langley)

SAT. Aug. 13th 10 am  DIAKONIA card-making bee for anyone interested. You don't have to know how-- just show up and be willing to work! Cards will be sold to benefit Doctors without Border.

then the usual 7 pm vespers,


SUN. Aug. 14th  9:30/ 10 am Matins/liturgy as usual

last day of Dormition fast

**NOTE:  please only bring strictly Lenten foods to share at lunch after liturgy this week. Not everyone is able to keep the fasting rules strictly at home, but please during the fast no meat, cheese, fish or dairy at church lunches.

MON. Aug. 15th 7 pm Dormition Vesperal Liturgy. Total fast from mid-day before receiving communion tonight. FESTAL meal afterward, all kinds of food permitted.

Monday, August 01, 2011

This week at St. Herman's Transfiguration liturgy 9 AM Saturday

TODAY the Dormition fast begins, and runs to Sunday Aug. 14th inclusive.


will be served 

at 9AM (note early time!)

FISH is permitted at the meal afterward.

Please note that the meal Sunday Aug. 7th will be strictly Lenten foods only-- no meat, dairy or fish with backbone (shellfish & seafood permitted.)