Welcome to St. Sabbas Orthodox Monastery

Welcome to the St Sabbas Orthodox Monastery

Upcoming Service Schedule

Wednesday, April 17, 6:00 PM,

Presanctified Liturgy 

Friday, April 19, 6:00 PM,

Lazarus Saturday Matins

Saturday, April 20, 8:00 AM,

Lazarus Saturday Liturgy

Saturday, April 20, 6:00 PM,

Palm Sunday Vigil

Sunday, April 21,  9:30 AM,

Palm Sunday Liturgy, Hours beginning at 9:30am,

followed by fish dinner, 

 

Please email or contact Peter for reservations

Wednesday, April 24, 8:00 AM,

Presanctified Liturgy Holy Week

Wednesday, April 24, 6:30 PM,

Holy Unction

Thursday, April 25, 8:00 AM,

Mystical Supper Vesperal Liturgy

Thursday, April 25, 6:30 PM,

Passion Gospels

Friday, April 26, 12:00 PM,

Vespers

Friday, April 26, 6:30 PM,

Lamentations

Saturday, April 27, 8:00 AM,

Vesperal Liturgy with Old Testament Readings

Saturday, April 27, 11:30 PM,

PASCHA SERVICE

followed by meal after

Sunday, April 28, 1:00 PM,

Vespers

 

 

 

20TH ANNIVERSARY

 

 

St. Sabbas Monastery DONATIONS
Jerusalem Pilgrimage

We arrange Pilgrimage to Jerusalem on a regular basis. Feel free to contact us for more information. 

Next Pilgrimage coming as early as November 2019

 

Feel free to contact us via e-mail for more details

stsabbasorthodoxmonastery@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Itinerary for the Tour

 

Day 1:­ Nov 17th, Detroit - Toronto - Tel Aviv

 

Meeting at the Metro Airport  in Detroit at 12:15 PM; flight to Toronto AC7364 at 2:15 PM, arrival in Toronto Airport at 15:27 PM. Departure from Toronto to Tel Aviv at 4:50 PM with AC084. Meals on board.

 

Day 2: Nov 18: Tel Aviv - Bethlehem

 

Arrival in Tel Aviv airport at 10:15 AM local time. Warm welcome from the guide at the airport. 

 

Panoramic view of Tel Aviv. Short stop at Jaffa and transfer to Jerusalem for panoramic view of the highlights, visit the Christian square of the Old City. 

Transfer to Bethlehem for dinner in the hotel. 

Day 3: Nov 19: Bethlehem

 

The Nativity Church, where our Lord Jesus was born in the cave. Then, Shepherds Field, St. Elias Monastery and Mar Saba Monastery in the desert. Back to Jaffa. Dinner in the hotel. 

 

 

Day 4: Nov 20: Bethlehem - Jaffa

 

Day visit to the tomb of St. Tabitha and then the tomb of St. George the Great Martyr. After that, return to Jaffa for Vespers for the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel. Dinner at the hotel. 

 

Day 5: Nov 21: Jaffa - Tiberias

 

Feast of St. Michael the Archangel, Patriarchal Liturgy followed by lunch hosted by Archbishop Damaskinos. The Patriarch will bless the food, after we eat we will immediately leave for Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee. Check-in and dinner at hotel.

 

Day 6: Nov 22: Tiberias - Cana - Nazareth - Tiberias

 

Cana of Galilee and Nazareth: Well of Theotokos—Annunciation Church. If time permits we will be welcomed by Archbishop Kyriokos of Nazareth and receive his blessing. Shop at best quality store in Nazareth. After that we will visit Mount Tabor—place of Transfiguration. Back to hotel in Tiberias. Dinner. 

 

Day 7: Nov 23: Tiberias - River Jordan - Bethlehem - Midnight Liturgy at Holy Sepulchre

 

Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum and the ruins of the Synagogue. Convent in Magdala on the shore of Galilee. Weather permitting we will take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Lunch in Kibuts—St. Peter Fish. Baptism in Jordan river on the place called Yardenit. Drive to Bethlehem, hotel check-in, dinner, Midnight Liturgy will be held by Archimandrite Pachomy and father Gabriel Bilas at Golgotha.

 

Day 8: Nov 24: Jerusalem - Mount of Olives

 

St. Gerasimus of the desert. Travel to Jericho, to the oldest city in the world and visit the Monastery of Temptation, where Jesus fasted 40 days and was tempted by the devil. Then the Monastery of St. George Chezobite—Wadi Kelt. Drive to the Holy City of Jerusalem. Dinner.

 

Day 9: Nov 25: Jerusalem - Ein Karem - Jerusalem

 

Intense look at the holy Sepulchre, Garden of Gethsemane, Tomb of the Theotokos, St. Mary Magdalene Convent—relics of Grand Duchess St. Elizabeth. Opportunity to shop in Old Jerusalem. Hotel or option to dine in a pace of your choice in the Old City. 

 

Day 10: Nov 26: Jerusalem - Ein Karem - Jerusalem

 

Travel to Ein Karem—birthplace of St. John the Baptist.  Back to Jerusalem for the monastery of the Holy Cross & St. Simeon the God Receiver. Then Mt. Zion and the Western Wall. Final meeting with the Patriarch and blessing to return safely home. Dinner.

 

Day 11: Nov 27: Jerusalem - Tel Aviv - Departure Toronto - Detroit 

 

Departure to Tel Aviv. Departure flight at 11:55 AM AC085 from Tel Aviv to Toronto. Meals on board. Arriving in Toronto at 5:00 PM local time. Departure from Toronto to Detroit at 8:45 PM AC7367, arriving in Detroit at 9:59 PM

 

* Itinerary and guides may change due to unforeseen events

Monastery Hierarchy
His Holiness, KYRILL, Patriarch of Moscow
His Eminence Metropolitan HILARION, First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad
Archimandrite Pachomy