Easter Egg Hunt for Children NOON
Saturday of Lazarus-Commemoration of the raising of Lazarus from the dead Orthros 8:30 a.m. Proskomide 9:30a.m. Divine Liturgy 10:00-11:15 a.m. *Fr. Stavros will celebrate the service of the Proskomide, the Preparation of the Holy Communion on the solea at 9:30 a.m. GOYA and Sunday School students are requested to attend to help in preparing the crosses for Palm Sunday, after Liturgy. Palm Sunday-The Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem Orthros 8:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy 9:45 a.m.-noon Service of the Bridegroom 6:30-8:00 p.m. Procession of the Icon of the Nymphios Theme: Christ as the Bridegroom of the Church; watchfulness Holy Monday 9th Hour 9:00 a.m. Pre-Sanctified Liturgy 9:30-11:00 a.m. Service of the Bridegroom 6:30-8:00 p.m. Theme: The Parable of the Talents Holy Tuesday 9th Hour 9:00 a.m. Pre-Sanctified Liturgy 9:30-11:00 a.m. Service of the Bridegroom 6:30-8:00 p.m. His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios will be presiding over the service. The Choir will sing the Hymn of Kassiane Theme: Repentance of the harlot vs. the Betrayal by Judas Holy Wednesday 9th Hour 9:00 a.m. Pre-Sanctified Liturgy 9:30-11:00 a.m. Holy Unction for Children 3:00-4:00 p.m. Matins of Holy Thursday-Reading of the Gospel of Last Supper 5:45 p.m. Holy Unction for Adults 6:30-8:00 p.m. Theme: washing away of sin; healing of soul and body Holy Thursday Vespers and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil 9:30-11:00 a.m. Service of the Holy Passion 6:30-10:00 p.m. Reading of the 12 Gospels, Procession of the Crucified Christ Themes: The Betrayal, Trial and Death of Christ, the Passion All-Night Vigil will follow the service Good Friday Reading of the Royal Hours 9:00-11:00 a.m. Standing vigil at the Cross of Christ Decorating the Epitaphios 11:00 a.m. (all are invited to help) Apokathelosis 3:00-4:15 p.m. The Unnailing/Burial of Christ Lamentations 7:00-10:30 p.m. Singing of the Funeral Lamentations and Procession with the Epitaphios Holy Saturday Vespers and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil 8:45-11:00 a.m. Reading of Prophecies foretelling the Resurrection of Christ Great Canon 11:00 p.m. PASCHA The Service of the Resurrection of Christ-11:45 p.m. Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom 12:30-2:00 a.m. Following Liturgy, all are invited to a reception in the Kourmolis Center AGAPE Vespers 11:00 a.m.-noon Easter Vespers of Love-The Gospel is read in numerous languages to indicate the universal character of the Christian message.