Services of Dormition

 

The Dormition Fast begins August 1 – The traditional fasting discipline (no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, fish, wine and oil) is observed during the DORMITION FAST which lasts from August 1st through 14th (with katalysis for wine and oil on Saturdays and Sundays, and for fish, wine and oil on the Transfiguration [August 6th]).  The liturgical schedule also increases with the following additional services:

Aug 2 – Paraklesis, 5:30 PM

Aug 7 – Paraklesis, 6:00 PM

Aug 10 – Paraklesis, 5:30 PM

Aug 5 – Great Vespers for Transfiguration, 6:00 PM

Aug 6 – Divine Liturgy for Transfiguration, 9:00 AM

Aug 14 – Great Vespers for Dormition, 6:00 PM

Aug 15 – Divine Liturgy for Dormition, 9:00 AM