Doxology for the the New Year and blessing of the Vasilopita – Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Port Elizabeth

The Very Reverend Archimandrite blessing the Vasilopita - Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Port Elizabeth

The Very Reverend Archimandrite blessing the Vasilopita – Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Port Elizabeth

 On Wednesday 1 January 2014, the service of the Holy Eucharist was celebrated together with the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ and the commemoration of the Feast Day of Saint Basil.After the service the Doxology for the New Year was held and the blessing of the Vasilopita.

The Very Reverend Archimandrite Fr Iwakeim cut the Vasilopita in the church and everyone received a piece of the sweet cake in the New Year tradition.

Sharing the Vasilopita - Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Port Elizabeth

 

Psalters - Service of the Holy Eucharist, Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Port Elizabeth on 1 January 2014

 

The Vasilopita, Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Port Elizabeth

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