ST. HERMAN OF ALASKA ORTHODOX CHURCH
126 Reese St. Lake Odessa/Woodbury, MI 48849
(phone) 616-374-8596
DECEMBER 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Nov 26 (Nov 13)
25th Sunday after Pentecost
St. John Chrysostom
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Nov 27 (Nov 14)
Holy Apostle Philip
6:00 Vespers
Nov 28 (Nov 15)
First Day of Nativity Fast
Repose of St. Herman of Alaska
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
Nov 29 (Nov 16)
Holy Apostle & Evangelist Matthew
6:00 Vespers
Fast
Nov 30 (Nov 17)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
1 (Nov 18)
Martyr Platon of Ancyra
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
2 (Nov 19)
6:00 Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
3 (Nov 20)
26th Sunday after Pentecost
Forefeast of the Entrance
10:00 Divine Liturgy w/ Great Vespers
immediately following

Fast: wine & oil
4 (Nov 21)
ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS
10:00 Festal Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
5 (Nov 22)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
6 (Nov 23)
St. Alexander Nevsky
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
7 (Nov 24)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
8 (Nov 25)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
9 (Nov 26)
6:00 Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
10 (Nov 27)
27th Sunday after Pentecost
St. James the Persian
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
11 (Nov 28)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
12 (Nov 29)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
13 (Nov 30)
Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
14 (Dec 1)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
15 (Dec 2)
Prophet Habbakuk
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
16 (Dec 3)
6:00 Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
17 (Dec 4)
28th Sunday after Pentecost
St. Barbara
St. John of Damascus
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
18 (Dec 5)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
19 (Dec 6)
St. Nicholas
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
20 (Dec 7)
St. Ambrose of Milan
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
21 (Dec 8)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
22 (Dec 9)
The Conception of the Mother of God by St. Ann
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
23 (Dec 10)
6:00 Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
24 (Dec 11)
Sunday of the Holy Forefathers
10:00 Divine Liturgy

1:00 Vigil for St. Herman

Fast: wine & oil
25 (Dec 12)
St. Herman of Alaska,
Patron of our parish
10:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
26 (Dec 13)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
27 (Dec 14)
St. Venantius Fortunatus, Bishop of Poitiers  (+ca. 605)
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
28 (Dec 15)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
29 (Dec 16)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
30 (Dec 17)
6:00 Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
31 (Dec 18)
Sunday of the Holy Fathers
Sunday before the Nativity
10:00 Divine Liturgy w/
molieben for New Year

Fast: wine & oil
Jan 1 (Dec 19)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
Jan 2 (Dec 20)
St. Ignatius of Antioch, the God-bearer (+107)
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
Jan 3 (Dec 21)
HIeromartyr Ephrem of Nea Makri
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers
Fast
Jan 4 (Dec 22)
6:00 Vespers
Fast
Jan 5 (Dec 23)
Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ
9:00 Royal Hours
6:00 Vespers
Fast
Jan 6 (Dec 24)
Saturday before the Nativity of Christ
Christmas Eve
10:00 Divine Liturgy of St. John
6:00 Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
Please call 616-374-8596 or consult the Sunday bulletin for changes, especially in weekday services.  To subscribe to the bulletin, send an e-mail to Fr. Michael: villagepriest@gmail.com.