Christmas Eve 2017 Service

Join us in celebrating the feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ on Friday January 6th with the Divine Liturgy.

Nativity Coptic IconThe timetable of the service for the Feast of the Nativity at St Mark's is as follows:

  • 6.15pm Vespers
  • 6.45pm Matins
  • 7.45pm Offerrings
  • 8.30pm The Gospel
  • 8.45pm Papal Message
  • 9.00pm The Sermon
  • 9.30pm Liturgy of the Faithful
  • 11.00pm End of the Service

He was a baby and a child, so that you may be a perfect human. He was wrapped in swaddling clothes, so that you may be freed from the snares of death. He was in a manger, so that you may be in the altar. He was on earth that you may be in the stars. He had no other place in the inn, so that you may have many mansions in the heavens. “He, being rich, became poor for your sakes, that through his poverty you might be rich."
--St Ambrose of Milan

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