Orthodox parish "Sts Cyprian and Justina", Bletchley, Milton Keynes

St Cyprian and Justina

You abandoned ungodly darkness, becoming a light of truth; You were illustrious as a pastor; You were glorified in contest: O righteous Father Cyprian together with godly Justina, intercede for us before God the Creator of all!

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Fasting days in 2022

    Individual Fasting Days
  • Wednesdays and Fridays
  • January 5: Eve of the Theophany (Epiphany)
  • August 29: Beheading of St. John the Baptist
  • September 14: Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross
    Fasting Periods
  • Great Lent: March 7 - April 23
  • Apostles Fast: June 20 - 28
  • Dormition of the Theotokos (Mother of God): July 31 - August 15
  • Nativity of Christ (Christmas): November 15 - December 25
    Fast-free Periods
  • Between Christmas and Theophany: December 25 - January 4
  • 10th week before Easter (the first week of the Triodion): February 14-20
  • Week after Easter: April 25 - May 1
  • Week after Pentecost: June 13-19

No weddings in 2022

  • All fasting days mentioned above
  • Eve of Feast days and Feast days that are marked with a red cross (+) in the calendar:
    February 1 - 2; June 1 - 2 & 11 - 13 ; August 15; September 7 - 8 & 13 - 14
  • From Meatfare Sunday until the first Sunday after Easter (St Thomas' Sunday): February 28 - May 1
  • Apostles Fast: June 20 - 28
  • Dormition Fast: August 1 - 14
  • Nativity Fast: November 15 - December 24
  • Between Christmas and Theophany: December 25 - January 6

Dates of Pascha/Easter 2022-2025

202224 April
202316 April
202405 May
202520 April