HOLYWEEK 2018 SCHEDULE

The Schedule of Services for Holyweek 2018 is as follows:

SATURDAY, MARCH 31 - LAZARUS SATURDAY

9:00AM    Holyday Divine Liturgy.
5:00PM    Festal Vespers of Palm Sunday with Litija.

SUNDAY, APRIL 01 - PALM SUNDAY/ENTRANCE INTO JERUSALEM

9:00AM    Sunday Divine Liturgy with the blessing and distribution of pussywillows.
5:00PM    Bridegroom Matins of Holy Monday.

MONDAY, APRIL 02 - HOLY MONDAY

9:00AM    Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts

TUESDAY, APRIL 03 - HOLY TUESDAY

9:00AM    Bridegroom Matins of Holy Tuesday.
6:30PM    Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts - Fast from 3:30PM to receive!

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 04 - HOLY WEDNESDAY

6:30PM    Holy Unction Service.

THURSDAY, APRIL 05 - HOLY THURSDAY

9:00AM    Liturgy of St. Basil the Great - Institution of the Eucharist.
6:30PM    Reading of the 12 Passion Gospels.

FRIDAY, APRIL 06 - GREAT and HOLY FRIDAY

9:00AM    Royal Hours of Great and Holy Friday.
3:00PM    Lamentations fo the Mother of God.
7:00PM    Vespers of Holy Friday and The Anunciation with the Burial Service and Procession/deposition of the Plascanitsa.

SATURDAY, APRIL 07 - HOLY SATURDAY & ANNUNCIATION

9:00AM    Holyday Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great.
7:00PM    Resurrection Matins with Candlelight Procession.

SUNDAY, APRIL 08 - GLORIOUS FEAST OF THE RESURRECTION!

9:00AM    Festive Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection of Christ!
Followed by the blessing of baskets on the church lawn behind the cross and a Paschal Dinner in our Parish Hall!