Schedule of Services -- Christmas 2011

Please note: Byzantine services are usually much longer than their Roman counterparts.

Friday, December 23 -- Prefestive Day of Christmas

10:00 a.m. The Royal Hours
1) Micah 5:2-4; 2) Hebrews 1:1-12; 3) Matthew 1:18-25
1) Baruch 3:36-4:4; 2) Galatians 3:23-4:5; 3) Luke 2:1-20
1) Isaiah 7:10-16;8:1-4,8-10; 2) Hebrews 1:10-2:3; 3) Matthew 2:1-12
1) Isaiah 9:6-7; 2) Hebrews 2:11-18; 3) Matthew 2:13-23
5:30 p.m. Vespers of the Paramony

Saturday, December 24 -- Vigil of Christmas. Saturday before Christmas

5:00 a.m. Matins and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
1) Galatians 3:8-12; 2) Luke 13:18-29
5:30 pm Great Vespers of Christmas
1) Genesis 1:1-13; 2) Numbers 24:2-3,5-9,17-18;
3) Micah 4:6-7,5:2-4; 4) Isaiah 11:1-10;
5) Baruch 3:35-4:4; 6) Daniel 2:31-36,44-45;
7) Isaiah 9:6-7; 8) Isaiah 7:10-16;8:1-4,9-10;
9) Galatians 3:15-22; 10) Matthew 13:31-36
10:00 pm Great Compline and Solemn Matins
1) Matthew 1:18-25

Sunday, December 25 -- Christmas Day

10:00 am Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
1) Galatians 4:4-7; 2) Matthew 2:1-12
Christ is Born! Glorify Him!