Schedule of Great Lent Through Holy Week

 Great Lent, Through Holy Week

First Week of Lent

  • Sunday, March 10th. Forgiveness Vespers Following Divine Liturgy
  • Monday, March 11th. 6:30 pm Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew.
  • Tuesday, March 12th 6:30 pm Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew.
  • Wednesday, March 13th 6:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy
  • Thursday, March 14th 6:30 pm Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew.
  • Friday, March 15th 4:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy followed by Lenten Potluck.
  • Saturday, March 16th 5:00 pm Great Vespers, Confessions Heard Following.
  • Sunday, March 17th Sunday of Orthodoxy. Children’s Procession with Icons at end of Liturgy.

 

Second Week of Lent

  • Wednesday, March 20th 6:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy
  • Friday, March 22nd 4:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy followed by Lenten Potluck
  • Friday, March 22nd 6:30 pm Akathist Hymn
  • Saturday, March 23rd 5:00 pm Great Vespers. Confessions heard following.
  • Sunday, March 24th Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas.
  • Sunday, March 24th 5:00 pm Great Vespers for the Feast of Annunciation

 

Third Week of Lent

  • Monday, March 25th 7:30 am Orthros 8:30 am Divine Liturgy for Feast of Annunciation.
  • Wednesday, March 27th 6:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy
  • Friday, March 29th 4:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy followed by Lenten Potluck
  • Friday, March 29th 6:30 pm Akathist Hymn
  • Saturday, March 30th 5:00 pm Great Vespers. Confessions heard following.
  • Sunday, March 24th  Sunday of the Holy Cross. The Holy Cross is brought to the center of the Church at the end of Orthros.

 

Fourth Week of Lent

  • Monday April 1st, 5:30 pm Prosphora Baking Class at the Church with Fr. Jeffrey
  • Tuesday, April 2nd 6:00 – 8:00 pm Confessions Heard
  • Wednesday, April 3rd 6:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy
  • Friday, April 5th 4:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy followed by Lenten Potluck
  • Friday, April 5th 6:30 pm Akathist Hymn
  • Saturday, April 6th 5:00 pm Great Vespers. Confessions heard following.
  • Sunday, April 7th Sunday of St. John Climacus Church Clean up Following Liturgy.

 

Fifth Week of Lent

  • Tuesday, April 9th 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Confessions Heard
  • Wednesday, April 10th 6:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy
  • Friday, April 12th 4:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy followed by Lenten Potluck
  • Saturday, April 6th 5:00 pm Great Vespers. Confessions heard following.
  • Sunday, April 14th Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt.

 

Final Week of Lent

  • Monday, April 15th 6:00 pm Church Clean up
  • Wednesday, April 17th 6:00 pm Presanctified Liturgy
  • Thursday, April 18th 6:00 pm Church Clean up
  • Friday, April 19th 9:00 am Presanctified Liturgy. 5:00 pm Choir Rehearsal
  • Lazarus Saturday, April 20th 8:30 am Orthros. 9:30 am Divine Liturgy. Pancake Breakfast and folding of Palm Crosses following Liturgy.  Church Decoration for Palm Sunday.
  • Saturday, April 20th 5:00 pm Great Vespers of Palm Sunday.
  • Sunday, April 21st Palm Sunday, Procession with Palms following Liturgy.
  • Sunday, April 21st 6:30 pm First Bridegroom Matins.

Holy Week

    • Holy Monday, 22nd
      • 6:30 pm Bridegroom Matins
    • Holy Tuesday, 23rd.
      • 9:00 am Presanctified Liturgy.
      • 6:30 pm Bridegroom Matins.
    • Holy Wednesday, 24th.
      • 9:00 am Presanctified Liturgy.
      • 6:30 pm Service of Holy Unction
    • Holy Thursday, 25th.
      • 9:00 am Vesperal Liturgy of the Mystical Supper.
      • 6:30 pm Matins of Holy Friday; 12 Passion Gospels.

 

  • Holy Friday, 26th:

 

      • 10 am Decoration of Funeral Bier (Kovouklion).
      • 3:30 pm Vespers of Holy Friday. Taking down from the Cross.
      • 6:30 pm Matins of Holy Saturday; Lamentations; Procession. Followed by All-Night Vigil Reading the Psalter.

 

  • Holy Saturday, 27th:

 

    • 10 am Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil; Blessing of dried fruit, bread, and wine following. Decoration of Church for Pascha.
    • 11:00 pm Nocturnes.
    • 11:30 pm Paschal Matins; Procession.
    • 12:30 am Divine Liturgy, followed by Paschal Feast, blessing of Pascha Baskets.
  • Pascha Sunday, 28th: 12:30 pm Agape Vespers. Gospel is read in many Languages.
  • Bright Monday, 29th: 8:30 am Orthros. 9:30 am Divine Liturgy for the Great Martyr George