The Feast Day of Our Monastery Will be on Saturday, July 1st, 2017
The Vigil service will take place on Friday evening, June 30th, at 6:30 p.m.
Please Note: Vigil consists of the following services: Small Compline, Great Vespers, Six Psalms, Matins, and First Hour.
The Morning Service will take place on Saturday morning, July 1st, at 8:30 a.m.
Please note: The Morning Service consists of Greeting the Bishop, Third and Six Hours, and Divine Liturgy.
Make your reservations as soon as possible because hotels around July 4th fill up quickly.
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