Schedule of Holy Week Services

Saturday of LazarusCommemoration 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.

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Palm SundayThe Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

Orthros 8:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy 9:45 a.m.-noon

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Lamentations 7:00-10:30 p.m. Singing of the Funeral Lamentations and Procession with the Epitaphios

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Holy Saturday

Vespers and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil 8:45-11:00 a.m.

Reading of Prophecies foretelling the Resurrection of Christ

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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

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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.

Easter Egg Hunt for Children NOON

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