Schedule ~ December 2022

Schedule of Services

Saint Vladimir’s Russo-Greek Orthodox Church
6824-128th Ave. Edmonton, AB  T5C 1S7        Church phone:(780) 476.2381
Archpriest Andrew Kencis, Rector ~ e-mail:
Saturday or Festal Evening Vigils at 6:00 PM / Sunday or Feast Day Divine Liturgies at 10:00 AM
Confessions heard during the evening vigils.
(Dates given as follows: Civil Calendar [n.s.] /Church Calendar [o.s.] )




Wisdom from the Holy Fathers

Listen! God Himself says, Call upon Me in the time of trouble; so will I hear thee, and thou shalt praise Me (Ps. 50:15-16, Septuagint). Afflictions confirm us in our faith, and teach us to set worldly glory at nought. Believe firmly that no sufferring or sorrow can visit us –not a hair of our heads can fall—without God intending it. Although we are always inclined to put down our misfortunes to the ill-will or stupidity of men, these are, in reality, only tools in the hand of God. Tools, used to fashion our salvation. Therefore take heart and pray to our Lord Who is always at work for our salvation, using to this end both what we call happiness and what we call sorrow. ~St. Macarius, Elder of Optina

Sat. Dec. 3 / Nov.20
Sun. Dec. 4/ Nov. 21
Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple
Sat. Dec. 10 / Nov. 27
Sun. Dec. 11 /Nov. 28
Venerable Martyr Stephen the New


Sat. Dec. 17 /Dec. 4
Sun. Dec. 18 / Dec. 5
St. Sabbas the Sanctified

New Martyr of Russia
Priest Elias Chetverukhin (+1932)

Sun. Dec. 18 / Dec. 5
Mon. Dec. 19 / Dec 6
St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
of Myra in Lycia
Sat. Dec. 24 / Dec. 11
Sun. Dec. 25 / Dec. 12
Sunday of the Holy Fathers
St. Herman, Wonderworker of Alaska
Synaxis of First Martyrs of the American Land:
Hieromartyr Juvenal & Martyr Peter the Aleut
St. Spyridon of Trymithus
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