Holy Week Schedule March 31 – April 8

Holy Week Schedule April, 2018


    • Lazarus Saturday, March 31st. 8:30 Orthros. 9:30 Divine Liturgy. Breakfast and Folding of Palm Crosses following Liturgy. 5:30 pm Vespers
    • Palm Sunday, April 1st.
      • 8:30 Orthros, 9:30 Divine Liturgy for Palm Sunday; Procession at the end of Liturgy.
      • 6:30pm Bridegroom Matins
    • Holy Monday, 2nd.
      • 6:30pm Bridegroom Matins
    • Holy Tuesday, 3rd.
      • 9:00am Presanctified Liturgy.
      • 6:30pm Bridegroom Matins.
    • Holy Wednesday, 4th.
      • 9:00am Presanctified Liturgy.
      • 6:30pm Service of Holy Unction
    • Holy Thursday, 5th.
      • 9:00am Vesperal Liturgy of the Mystical Supper.
      • 6:30pm Matins of Holy Friday; 12 Passion Gospels.
  • Holy Friday, 6th:
      • 10am Decoration of Funeral Bier (Kovouklion).
      • 3:30 pm Vespers of Holy Friday. Taking down from the Cross.
      • 6:30pm Matins of Holy Saturday; Lamentations; Procession. Followed by All-Night Vigil Reading the Psalter.
  • Holy Saturday, 7th:
    • 10am Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil; Blessing of dried fruit, bread, and wine following.
    • 11:00pm Nocturnes.
    • 11:30pm Paschal Matins; Procession. 
  • Pascha Sunday, 8th:
      • 12:30 am (just after midnight) Divine Liturgy, followed by Paschal Feast, blessing of Pascha Baskets.
      • 12:30 pm (early afternoon) Agape Vespers


Glory to Your Holy Resurrection, O Lord!