ST. BASIL'S RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
6 Lansing Avenue - Watervliet, NY 12189
(phone) 518-273-6262
FEBRUARY 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Jan 28
Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee.  Fast free week.
New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia.
Ven. Ephraim the Syrian
St. Isaac the Syrian
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy.  Church School.  Coffee Hour.

12:30 pm - Blessing of homes
Jan 29
Fast free
Jan 30
Three Holy Hierarchs
Fast free
Jan 31
Fast free
1
6:00 pm - Vigil with Blessing of Loaves
Fast free
2
MEETING OF THE LORD
8:40 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy
Fast free
3
5:30 pm - Great Vespers.  Confession.
Fast free
4
Sunday of the Prodigal Son.  Ven. Isidore of Pelusium.
9:00 am - Meeting of the Bishop.  Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with His Eminence Archbishop Michael.  Ordination of Artёm Timofeev as a reader.  Luncheon in the Church Center.  Annual Parish Meeting.
5
6
1:30 pm - Funeral of Gregory Harris at Newcomer Funeral Home, Watervliet.
7
Fast
8
9
11:00 am - Diocesan Council Meeting, Bronxville, NY.
Fast
10
Memorial Saturday
8:40 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy.  Commemoration of our departed loved ones.
5:30 pm - Great Vespers.  Confession
11
Meat-fare (Judgment) Sunday.  Hieromartyr Blaise of Sebaste, Empress Theodora.  Ven. Dimitri of Priluk.
9:00 am - General Confession.  Hours and Divine Liturgy.  Church School.  Coffee Hour.  

12:30 pm - Blessing of homes:  Mary Breton, Dr. Bill & Linda Kostun, Jennifer Kobylar, Tatiana Mazur, Joanne Grant.
12
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
13
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
14
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
15
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
16
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
17
5:30 pm - Great Vespers.  Confession
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
18
Cheese-fare (forgiveness) Sunday.  Leo, pope of Rome.  Agapitos, bishop of Synnada.  
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy.  Forgiveness Vespers.  Coffee Hour.  No Class.  
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
19
Clean Week
6:00 pm - Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete
Fast
20
Clean Week
6:00 pm - Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete
Fast
21
Clean Week
5:30 pm - Confession
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
22
Clean Week
6:00 pm - Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete
Fast
23
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most-Holy Theotokos
Fast
24
St. Theodore Saturday
8:40 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy.  Commemoration of our departed loved ones.  Blessing of kollyva.
5:30 pm - Great Vespers.  Confession
Fast: wine & oil
25
1st Sunday of Lent - of Orthodoxy.  Tarasios, patriarch of Constantinople.
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy.  Church School.  Coffee Hour.

5:00 pm - Lenten Mission Vespers sung by Holy Trinity Seminary Choir (Jordanville, NY) hosted by St. Basil's, Watervliet.  Guest Speaker:  Archpriest Alexander Webster, Dean of Holy Trinity Seminary.  Fellowship in the Church Center.
Fast: wine & oil
26
6:30 pm - Parish Council Meeting.
Fast
27
Fast
28
5:30 pm - Confession
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
Mar 1
Fast
Mar 2
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most-Holy Theotokos
Fast
Mar 3
Memorial Saturday.  Martyrs Eutropios, Cleonicos & Basiliscos
8:40 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy.  Commemoration of our departed loved ones.
2:00 pm - Orthodox Lenten Youth Retreat at Christ the Savior, Ballston Lake, NY.  No Vespers at St. Basil's.  Vespers will be at Christ the Savior as part of the Youth Retreat.
Fast: wine & oil