Your nativity, O Mother of God, heralded joy to the whole universe for from you rose the Sun of Justice, Christ our God taking away the curse, He imparted the blessings, and by abolishing death, He gave us everlasting life.

Wednesday is the feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos however the parish observance of the feast will be on Tuesday, September 7, at 6:00 p.m.