Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church - Forthcoming services and activities http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/ 60 Our next services: 12-13 May, the Sunday of the Blind Man http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_180418_2.html Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: 'trebuchet ms', geneva;">Our next services will be Matins at 6.00pm on Saturday 12 May and Divine Liturgy at 9.00am on Sunday 13 May, the Sixth Sunday of Pascha.&nbsp; As the appointed Gospel reading (John 9:1-38) concerns Christ's healing of the man blind from birth, this Sunday is known as the Sunday of the Blind Man.</span></p> Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_180418_2.html Our next services: 21-22 April, the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearers http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_180418_1.html Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <p style="line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: 'trebuchet ms', geneva; font-size: 13px;">Our next services will be Matins at 6.00pm on Saturday 21 April and Divine Liturgy at 9.00am on Sunday 22 April, the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearers. &nbsp;On this day the Holy Orthodox Church remembers those righteous women and men who came to the Tomb of Christ bearing myrrh and sweet spices: Mary Magdalen; Mary, the wife of Cleopas; Joanna; Salome, mother of the sons of Zebedee; Susanna; Martha and Mary, the sisters of Saint Lazarus; Mary, mother of the Apostle James; Righteous Joseph of Arimathea; and Nicodemus.</span></p> Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_180418_1.html