Whether you are an Orthodox Christian seeking to renew your faith or someone unfamiliar with but interested in Orthodoxy, we encourage you to visit our parish and to learn more about the rich traditions and faith of the Orthodox Church.


Sunday 26 after Pentecost
Vigil and Confession: 6:00 p.m., November 28 Saturday
Liturgy: 10:00 a.m., November 29 Sunday
Nativity Fast
28 November 2015 – 6 January 2016
The Nativity fast begins on November 28, and lasts forty days. This period of fasting begins directly after the commemoration of the Holy Apostle Philip, on the November 28 according to the Church calendar, and concludes  with the Nativity Feast itself. The Nativity fast is not as strict as Great Lent or the Dormition fast, and can be compared to the Apostle’s fast: fish can be eaten on every Saturday and Sunday, as well as on festal days of the Church calendar that do not fall on Wednesday or Friday. It was instituted by the Church so that we would worthily greet the feast of the Nativity of Christ after having cleansed our hearts by prayer and repentance.
Read here more about the fast, rules and how learn oneself to keep the fast here or here.
Read all feasts description for 2015 year
*Dates listed are according to the civil calendar.
Subscribe to All Saints of Russia Orthodox Church RSS