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Vespers

When:
Saturday 8th August
Coptic Date: 3rd Misra, 1736
On This Day:
1. The Relocation of the Body of St. Simon (Simeon) the Stylite to the city of Antioch.
2. The Departure of Pope Abriamus (Primus), Fifth Patriarch of Alexandria.
Details:

Vespers (Raising of Incense) - is an introduction and preparation for the Liturgy, consisting of a collection of prayers of Thanksgiving and supplications, and praises which request the Lord’s blessings upon the sacramental service. It is a great opportunity to prepare for the service the following day.