Saints Theodore Orthodox Church
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
Buffalo, New York
Today the Virgin comes to the cave to give birth to the Eternal Word


The Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to the Flesh is almost here. Please review the schedule and make plans to join us for the glorious celebration.

Schedule for the Feast of the Nativity:
Thursday, December 23 / January 5 - Forefeast of Nativity
6:00 pm Vigil for the Eve of the Nativity
Friday, December 24 / January 6 - Eve of Nativity
8:00 am Royal Hours and Vesperal Liturgy
5:00 pm Solchenik/Christmas Eve Lenten Meal
6:00 pm All-Night Vigil for Nativity
Saturday, December 25 / January 7 - Feast of Nativity
9:00 am Hours and Liturgy for Nativity
Festal Meal and Christmas Play following morning services
5:00 pm All-Night Vigil
Sunday, December 26 / January 8 - Sunday after Nativity and Synaxis of the Theotokos
9:00 am Hours and Divine Liturgy

In order to assist in our preparation for and celebration of this Feast, I recommend some of the following:

Are We Ready for Christmas - Met. Augoustinos Kantiotes (click here to read)

Discourse on the Nativity of Christ - St. Gregory the Wonderworker (click here to read)

Christ is Born! - Hymns for the Nativity of Christ sung by the Brotherhood of the Hermitage of the Holy Cross (click here to order)


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