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Great Vespers with Litya for the Feast of St. Nicholas

In the Orthodox Church the liturgical day begins in the evening with the setting of the sun. This practice follows the Biblical account of creation: “And there was evening and there was morning, one day” (Gen 1:5). It leads us to the meditation of God’s word and His love for men. It prepares us for the sleep of the night and the dawn of the new day to come. On the eves of the Divine Liturgy, it begins our movement into the most perfect communion with God in the sacramental mysteries.

We celebrate the Feast of St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra of Lycia. He is known as Nicholas, the Wonderworker due to his kindness and generosity. He impacted many lives with his works.

Earlier Event: December 2
Divine Liturgy
Later Event: December 5
Wednesday Night Education