2018 Holy Week Schedule

Holy Week Schedule / Lazaros Saturday to Pascha

Sat.  March 31           

Saturday of Lazaros / Church School Communion

8:15 am – Orthros                                             

9:20 am – Forgiveness Prayers

9:30 am – Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom - distribution of Palms

                 Followed by brunch & Palm Weaving

 

Sun.  April 1               

Palm Sunday / Entrance to Jerusalem

8:15 am – Orthros

9:20 am – Forgiveness Prayers

9:30 am – Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom - distribution of Palms

Sunday Evening:        

7:00 pm – 8:15 pm – Nymphios Service

 

Mon.  April 2              

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Nymphios Service/Forgiveness Prayers afterwards

Tues.  April 3              

7:00 pm – 8:45 pm – Nymphios Service/Forgiveness Prayers afterwards

Wed.  April 4              

The Sacrament of Holy Oil (Euchailion)

 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Followed by anointing

 (especially for family’s with children)

 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm – Nymphios service – Followed by anointing

Thurs.  April 5             

Commemoration of the Mystical Supper

7:00 am – 8:30 am – Vesper / Liturgy of St. Basil

Communion to be distributed within the proper context of the liturgy.

 

THE PASSION OF OUR LORD / SERVICE OF THE CRUCIFIXION

(Thursday Evening)    

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Reading of the 12 Gospel Narratives and Procession of the Crucifixion

Fri.  April 6                    

Holy and Great Friday

10:00 am – 11:45 am – Service of the Royal Hours

Our children as readers / Simultaneously the decoration of the Tomb by adults

4:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Service of the Descent from the Cross

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm – Service of the Lamentations w/Procession of the Epitafios

Sat.  April 7                  

Holy & Great Saturday / Discovery of the Empty Tomb

9:00 am – 10:45 am – Vesper / Liturgy of St. Basil

Communion will be distributed within the proper context of the liturgy. 


11:00 pm – Chanting of the Paschal Canon

Please arrive early giving yourself time to park your car and enter the Church which will take extra time due to the large number of people who normally attend.

11:45 pm – 2:15 amPaschal Orthros & Resurrection Liturgy


Sun.  April 8
                 Holy Pascha (Easter Sunday)

Noon – 1:00 pm – Agape Vespers (Gospel Read in Various languages of the World)

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt follows at 1:00pm


After Pascha

Fri.  April 13                
Life Giving Fountain – Special time schedule today/Orthros 9:00 am/Liturgy at 10am. 

Senior Citizens Luncheon following Liturgy sponsored by the Philoptochos