St. George Orthodox Church
Albanian Archdiocese of the OCA
Trumbull, Connecticut
The Nativity Fast (Advent) - 11/04/19

The Nativity Fast (Advent) began on Friday, November 15th, and lasts through the Divine Liturgy of Christmas Day.

During this time, Orthodox Christians fast and pray in preparation for the Feast. According to the Tradition of the Church, we observe this Fast by abstaining from meat (including poultry and eggs), dairy, olive oil and wine. On Wednesdays and Fridays, we also abstain from fish.

While many people relax these rules, particularly until after Thanksgiving, it is important that we do as much as we can, so that we can properly prepare ourselves spiritually for the Great Feast of our LORD’s Nativity. 

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Upcoming Services & Events
Sunday, December 15th
9AM Divine Liturgy @ Holy Ghost
Saturday, December 21st
4PM Great Vespers @ St. George served by Fr. John Jillions
Sunday, December 22nd
9:30AM Church School Prayers & talk w/ Fr. John Jillions
9:45AM Church School in Church Hall
10AM Divine Liturgy w/ Fr. John Jillions serving. Holy Ghost joining
Tuesday, December 24th
5PM Christmas Eve Service with Carol sing and Christmas Tableaux, Fr. Sergei serves.



 

 

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