Friday, April 14, 2017

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Holy Week Schedule

Orthodox Holy Week & Pascha (Easter)
Sunday, April 9 – Sunday, April 16, 2017

Palm Sunday, 4/9
Tonight @ Midnight – Bridegroom Matins

Great and Holy Monday, 4/10
9 AM – The Hours w/ the Holy Gospels
1 PM – Presanctified Liturgy
7 PM – Bridegroom Matins

Great and Holy Tuesday, 4/11
9 AM – The Hours w/ the Holy Gospels
1 PM – Presanctified Liturgy
7 PM – Bridegroom Matins

Great and Holy Wednesday, 4/12
9 AM – The Hours w/ the Holy Gospels
1 PM – Presanctified Liturgy
7 PM – Holy Unction
@ Midnight – Matins for the Mystical Supper & Betrayal by Judas

Great and Holy Thursday, 4/13
2 PM – Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil (“The Last Supper”) & the Washing of the Feet
7 PM – Matins w/ 12 “Passion Gospels”

Great and Holy Friday, 4/14
11 AM – Royal Hours & Typika
4 PM – Vespers w/ the “Taking Down from the Cross” & 
“Bringing Forth of the Winding Sheet”
7 PM – Matins “Lamentation” Service

Great and Holy Saturday, 4/15 (followed later, at night, by the Midnight Pascha Service)
11 AM – Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St Basil, with 15 Paschal O.T. Readings

11:00-11:15PM – Early Blessing of Baskets (for those who cannot stay to the end) !!!
11:30 PM – PASCHAL MIDNIGHT OFFICE
And immediately, these services at Midnight:
@ Midnight – Paschal Procession, Paschal Matins and Divine Liturgy
2 AM Blessing of Baskets & Paschal Meal

Sunday Afternoon, 4/16
(No morning services on Sunday because of Midnight service Saturday night.)
2 PM – Agape Vespers with Multi-Language Gospel Readings

Palm Sunday