Special Feast Schedules of St John of San Francisco Monastery

The Feast Day of Our Monastery Will be on Saturday, July 1st, 2017

The Vigil service will take place on Friday evening, June 30th, at 6:30 p.m.
Please Note: Vigil consists of the following services: Small Compline, Great Vespers, Six Psalms, Matins, and First Hour.

The Morning Service will take place on Saturday morning, July 1st, at 8:30 a.m.
Please note: The Morning Service consists of Greeting the Bishop, Third and Six Hours, and Divine Liturgy.

Make your reservations as soon as possible because hotels around July 4th fill up quickly.

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