HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE  March 31/April 1-8

March 31st:                Lazarus Saturday – Orthros 9 a.m./Liturgy 10 a.m.

April 1st:                     Palm Sunday – Orthros 9 a.m./Liturgy 10 a.m

April 2nd:                    Holy Monday:  Bridegroom Orthros (Nymphios) @ 6 p.m

April 3rd:                     Holy Tuesday: Bridegroom Orthros (Nymphios) @ 6 p.m.

April 4th:                     Holy Wednesday:  Holy Unction Service @ 6.pm.

April 5th:                  Holy Thursday:  Vesperal Liturgy (Mystical Supper) @ noon

(Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great)

Holy Thursday:  12 Passion Gospels @ 6 p.m.

April 6th:                  Great and Holy Friday:  Royal Hours @ 9 a.m.

Great and Holy Friday:  Vespers @ 3 p.m.

(Removal of Christ’s Body from the Cross)

Great and Holy Friday:  Orthros (Lamentations) @ 6 p.m.

April 7th:                  Great and Holy Saturday:  Vesperal Liturgy (Descent into Hades)

@ 10 a.m. (Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great)

Great and Holy Saturday & Holy Pascha:  Resurrection Service

@ 11:15 p.m. (Midnight Office, Resurrection Procession, Orthros, and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom – followed by Paschal meal and fellowship with “Margiritsa”)

April 8th:                  Great and Holy Pascha: Agape Vespers @ noon

(Followed by potluck picnic, Easter egg hunt, etc.)


Blessing of the Backpacks