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The parishes of OCNetters and the Divine Liturgy

How often does your parish, reasonably active OCNet contributor, offer the Divine Liturgy at your Or

  • <15

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 15-45

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 45-75

    Votes: 9 50.0%
  • 75-105

    Votes: 5 27.8%
  • 105-135

    Votes: 2 11.1%
  • >135

    Votes: 2 11.1%

  • Total voters
    18

Bob2

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This poll is asking about Divine Liturgy, not Vespers, Vigils, Akathists, Molebens, etc.

This question is inspired by Mor's poll here: http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,68996.new.html#new

There was an option in his poll to say that you went to Divine Liturgy every time it was offered. This could mean very different things in different parishes. There is parish I visit occasionally whose priest reposed about 6 months ago, they have a priest visit every 3-4 weeks or so, my parish has lot of services that seem to be based on the primarily on the calendar commemoration, there is another OCA parish I visit occasionally that in addition to Sunday has Liturgy every Thursday early in the morning but doesn't do as many weekday services specific to the commemoration of the day. There is also a monastery within an hour of me that has Liturgy every Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, and major feast day. A lot of the parish calendar's I see seem to have only Sundays and maybe a few great feast, but usually not even all of the 12 Great Feasts.

I would also be interested in hearing the rationale of how services besides Sundays are put on the schedule.

I think having a lot services is a good thing, people can't come if the doors aren't open, but please don't anyone assume that I am saying more services= better parish.
 

Mor Ephrem

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Based on my main parish, I picked 45-75 because Liturgies are usually celebrated only on Sundays and major feasts, but I will frequent another parish in the area because it usually regularly celebrates the Liturgy two other times a week in addition to Sunday. 
 

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I picked 45-75, because it's offered every Sunday and also on major feasts.
 

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Sundays, major feasts, Lenten Wednesdays... 45-75 is a reasonable estimation, possibly slightly more. I think the vast majority of parishes with a "fixed" priest will go around this number?
 

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I just counted in the parish Google cal .....in 2016 my parish will have offered 101 DL's
 

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Does this include Liturgies of the Pre-Sanctified?
 

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scamandrius said:
Does this include Liturgies of the Pre-Sanctified?

My count did....
 

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scamandrius said:
Does this include Liturgies of the Pre-Sanctified?
Sure, lets include them too.
 

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My OCA parish has liturgies on Sundays and Thursdays, all feasts, and Saturdays of Lent. 
 

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I voted for ">135", as it's about 137 according to my counts.
There is Liturgy every Wednesday and Sunday, all 12 great feasts, some other important feasts (Peter and Paul, Proctection of the Theotokos, st. Basil, st. Nicholas etc.), in Great Lent we have also Liturgies on Fridays and Saturdays. We have Liturgies also for some second days of the feasts (Nativity, Pentecost) and of their vigils (Nativity, Epiphany). We have Liturgy everyday of the Holy Week except Good Friday of course. Tehre are Liturgies on Saturdays for departed.

As my parish is cemetary one, there are many Liturgies connected with the burial, or just Liturgies for departed ordered by people (e.g on the 40th day after death), but as their only for a small group I haven't counted them.
 
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