Christmas Service - Smiocbristol
5:30pm to 9:00 pm
St. Marys Indian Orthodox Church
1B Bank Rd, Pilning, Bristol BS35 4JG
"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace..."
Our Christmas service will be on the 24th December 2023, with evening prayer and Holy Qurbana starting at 5:30pm to celebrate and share the good news of Christ's birth for us as a saviour.
All the faithful are requested to join the feast of Yeldo with prayers.
We commemorate the great event of the exaltation of St. Mary and celebrate our faith on her departure to heavenly abode, following an observance of a fifteen days of fasting and lent , seeking the blessing of God through the special intercession of Saint Mary.
On the Feast of the Holy Cross or Exaltation of the Cross (or Triumph of the Cross), we honour the Holy Cross by which Christ redeemed the world.
Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter that marks the beginning of Holy Week, the holiest of weeks, in which the most important moments of Christ's life take place, which includes the suffering and torture.