Schedule of Church Services (1-31 January)

4 January, Saturday
4.00pm – Vespers, Confession

5 January, Sunday
7.00am – Matins
9.00am – Divine Liturgy

6 January, Monday: Christmas Eve
8.00am – Canonical hours: 1st, 3rd, 6th and 9th.
10.00am – Great Vespers and Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
From 8.00pm to 10.00pm – Confession in the church of St. Andrew
11.00pm – Beginning of the Christmas divine service (IN THE ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH)

7 January, Tuesday: CHRISTMAS
All-night Vigil (night service in the church of St. Andrew):
00.00am – Matins
02.00am – Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
03.00am – Festive meal in the refectory of the monastery

From 7 to 18 January fasting is canceled on Wednesday and Friday

11 January, Saturday
4.00pm – Vespers

12 January, Sunday
7.00am – Matins
9.00am – Divine Liturgy

13 January, Monday
4.00pm – Vespers

14 January, Tuesday of St. Basil the Great.
Ажьырныҳәа–Хьечхәама (beginning of the new year according to the old style).
7.00am – Matins
8.30am – Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great

18 January, Saturday of Epiphany Eve
8.00am – Canonical hours: 1st, 3rd, 6th and 9th
10.00am – Great Vespers and Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
12.00am – Great blessing of waters
4.00pm – Great supper and Litany

19January, Sunday: Epiphany. Baptism of Jesus Christ
7.00am – Matins
9.00am – Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
11.00am – Great blessing of waters on the Psyrdzkha River
1.00pm – Sacrament of Baptism (by appointment only!)

25 January, Saturday
4.00pm – Vespers, Confession

26 January, Sunday
7.00am – Matins
9.00am – Divine Liturgy