NO SERVICE: The Fast of the Dormition of the Theotokos starts (1st - 14 1h) From the evening of August 2"d until the evening of the 13th day of August, as it is customary , one of two Supplicatory Canons to the Theotokos is to be chanted, alternately. On one day the Small, on the next day the Great, and so forth, except for Saturday evenings and for those of August 5th and August 14th, when the Great Vesper Services of the Feasts are to be chanted instead.

Saturday, August 1st