ST. NICHOLAS ORTHODOX CHURCH
9100 Youree Drive - Shreveport, LA 71115
(phone) 318-797-2226 / (fax) 318-797-2838
DECEMBER 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Nov 26
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy
No Sunday School 
12:30 Catechism
1:30 Bingo @ HM
Fish, wine & oil
Nov 27
Great Martyr James of Persia
5:30 Liturgy
Fast
Nov 28
5:30 Liturgy
Fish, wine and oil
Nov 29
5:30 Liturgy
5:30 Vespers & Refreshment
Play Practice
Fast
Nov 30
Holy Apostle Andrew the First-called
5:30 Liturgy
Fish, wine & oil
1
5:30 Liturgy
12:00 Nativity Paraklesis

Bishop BASIL arrives
Fast
2
8:30am Liturgy
10am Brunch & Meetings with Bishop
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers w/ Bishop BASIL

Fish, wine & oil
3
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Hierarchical Divine Liturgy w/ Bishop BASIL
Creative Arts Presentation & Potluck
Fish, wine & oil
4
St. John of Damascus
Great Martyr Barbara
5:30am Liturgy
Fast
5
St. Sabbas the Sanctified
5:30 Orthros
5pm Vigil
6:30pm Divine Liturgy
Fish, wine & oil
6
St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
5:30 Akathist to St. Nicholas & Refreshment

Fish, wine & oil
7
St. Ambrose of Milan
5:30 Liturgy
Fish, wine & oil
8
5:30 Liturgy
12:00 Nativity Paraklesis
Fast
9
Conception of the Theotokos
10am Liturgy
4:00 Play Practice
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
Fish, wine & oil
10
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy
12:30 Catechism
1:30 Bingo @ HM - Youth Group
Fish, wine & oil
11
St. Daniel the Stylite
5:30 Liturgy
Fast
12
St. Spyridon the Wonderworker
5:30 Liturgy
Fish, wine & oil
13
St. Herman of Alaska
5:30 Liturgy
5:30 Akathist to St. Herman & Refreshment
Play Practice
Fish, wine & oil
14
5:30 Liturgy
Fish, wine & oil
15
Hieromartyr Eleftherios, Patron of DOWAMA
5:30 Liturgy
12:00 Nativity Paraklesis
Fast
16
9:30am Liturgy @ St. Patrick
4:00 Play Practice
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
Fish, wine & oil
17
Prophet Daniel
& 3 Youths,
St. Dionysios
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy
12:30 Catechism

5pm Christmas Play
Fish, wine & oil
18
5:30am Liturgy
Fast
19
5:30 Liturgy
Fish, wine & oil
20
St. Ignatius the God-Bearer, St. John of Kronstadt
5:30 Liturgy
5:30 Vespers
Fast
21
5:30 Liturgy
Fast
22
Great Martyr Anastasia
9am Royal Hours of the Nativity
11am Confession
5:30pm Nativity Compline
Fast
23
8:30am Liturgy
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
Wine & oil
24
Eve of Nativity
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Liturgy
3:45pm Dinner @ Rescue Mission

5pm Great Vespers of Nativity
10:30pm Orthros
11:30pm Divine Liturgy of Nativity
Wine & oil
25
NATIVITY OF THE LORD
Christ is born! 
Glorify Him!
Fast free
26
Fast free
27
Protomartyr Stephen
5:30pm Akathist of the Nativity
Fast free
28
20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia
Fast free
29
14,000 Holy Innocents
Fast free
30
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
Fast free
31
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy

10pm Vigil 
12 Midnight - Liturgy & Prayers for New Year
Fast free
Jan 1
Circumcision of the Lord & St. Basil the Great
Fast free
Jan 2
St. Seraphim of Sarov
5:30 Orthros
Fast free
Jan 3
5:30 Orthros
5:30 Vespers
Fast free
Jan 4
5:30 Orthros
Fast free
Jan 5
9am Royal Hours
5:30pm Vesperal Divine Liturgy & 1st Blessing
Strict Fast
Jan 6
THEOPHANY OF THE LORD
9am Orthros
10am Liturgy & 2nd Blessing

2pm Outdoor Blessing
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
Please consult the Sunday bulletin for changes to the monthly calendar.