As Christmas approaches, we take you to Ontario, for the first part of the Great Compline of the Nativity, one of the kinds of services you'll see at my parish as we celebrate Christmas.
Our readers are welcome to join yours truly for Christmas services, which will be held on Christmas Eve at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church on America Street in downtown Charleston, one block north of Columbus Street:
- Royal Hours of the Nativity, 10 am-noon
- Vesperal Liturgy of the Nativity, 2-5 pm
Divine Liturgy of the Nativity, 6-8 pm
If you catch me there, I'll even buy you lunch or dinner afterwards (current parishoners not eligible for this offer) for a Christmas present. How's that for a deal?
As the next few days will be rather busy, this will likely be the last Blogland posting before Christmas Day. We in the Blogland wish all our readers (with great politically-incorrect intents) a very safe, happy and joyous Christmas.