The sacrament of Holy Confession
is administered on Saturday (after the Vigil), and Sunday (before the
One should always approach Holy
Confession with penitence and peaceful thoughts.
The sacrament of Holy Communion
is administered during the Divine Liturgy. We prepare for Communion by reading
prayers before and after receiving the sacrament, by abstaining from all food and drink
(including water) from the preceding midnight, and by going to Confession.
Communion is offered only to baptized
Personal appearance is important for
a good Christian exterior tidiness helps to enhance ones spiritual clearness.
Men should take their hats off before entering the Cathedral; women should cover their
heads with scarves. One should be dressed properly and according to ones gender.
Needless to say that the cell phones
and other sound-emitting electronic devices must be shut down upon the entrance in the
cathedral. It is imperative!
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