Thursday, December 27, 2012

Young adults: Four days left to RSVP for Theophany Weekend

Theophany Young Adult Weekend
Friday, January 4 – Sunday, January 6, 2013

Young Adults age 18-35 are invited to spend all or part of the weekend of the Feast of the Theophany at the monastery to experience the full liturgical celebration of this feast, including Matins, Royal Hours, Vespers and the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil, the Great Blessing of Water and Great Compline on the vigil (Jan. 5) and the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom on the feast (Jan. 6). We will also enjoy the traditional vigil supper (similar to the Velija supper on Christmas Eve) and participate in the tradition of blessing the nearest body of water (our pond!). Young women are welcome to spend the night at the monastery. Please RSVP by Monday, December 31, by phone (440-834-0290) or email (  The event is also on Facebook.


Friday, January 4
4:45 p.m. Jesus Prayer and Vespers
6:30 p.m. Dinner
9:00 p.m. Compline

Saturday, January 5
6:00 a.m. Matins
8:00 a.m. Personal time for prayer
9:00 a.m. 1st & 3rd Royal Hours
11:00 a.m. Brunch (a fasting meal of soup and bread, etc.)
12:00 p.m. 6th & 9th Royal Hours
2:00 p.m. Great Vespers, Divine Liturgy of St. Basil, Great Blessing of Water (including the blessing of our pond!)
6:30 p.m. Vigil Supper
9:30 p.m. Great Compline

Sunday, January 6
Feast of Theophany
8:00 a.m. Matins
10:00 a.m. Personal time for prayer
11:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
1:00 p.m. Brunch

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