ST. JOHN THE THEOLOGIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
158 West End Avenue - Shirley, NY 11967
631-281-5960   www.stjt.org

DECEMBER 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1
Guatemalan Missionary visit
10:00 Liturgy,
Sisterhood mtg
Fast: wine & oil
2
Fast
3
Fast
4
7:30 pm Parish Council
Fast
5
7:00 pm Vespers at St. Nicholas Church, West Babylon
Fast
6
St. Nicholas
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
7

Holy Trinity O.C.,
East Meadow:
6:00 pm Vespers,

7:00 pm Christmas Concert
Reception follows
Fast: wine & oil
8
10:00 Liturgy
Christmas Card sign-ups due
Fast: wine & oil
9
Fast
10
Fast
11
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Parish family visits
Fast
12
7:00 pm Vespers
Fast
13
St. Herman of Alaska
Fast: wine & oil
14
5:00 pm JOY play rehearsal
6:00 Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
15
10:00 Liturgy
12:30 Christmas Cookie Exchange
Fast: wine & oil
16
Fast
17
Fast
18
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Parish family visits
Fast
19
Fast
20
Fast
21
5:00 pm JOY play rehearsal
6:00 Slavonic Vespers (tent.)
Fast: wine & oil
22
10:00 Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
23
Fast
24
Forefeast of the Nativity
6:00 pm Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil
Fast
25
NATIVITY OF THE LORD
Christ is Born!

10:00 am Liturgy
Fast free
26
Synaxis of the Theotokos
Christ is Born!
Fast free
27
St. Stephen the Protomartyr
Christ is Born!
Fast free
28
Christ is Born!
Fast free
29
Christ is Born!
10:00 Liturgy,
JOY Play & parish Christmas party

Fast free
30
Christ is Born!
Fast free
31
Leavetaking of the Nativity
Christ is Born!
Fast free
Jan 1
Circumcision of the Lord,
St. Basil the Great

10:00 am Liturgy, New Year Moleiben
Cutting of Vasilopita
Fast free
Jan 2
Fast free
Jan 3
 
6:30 pm Theopany Vesperal Liturgy,
Great Blessing of Water
Fast free
Jan 4
HOME BLESSINGS BEGIN
6:00 Vespers
Fast free

The online calendar (http://www.stjt.org) always supercedes any printed/posted calendar. Please check the website for periodic updates.