Schedule of Services for Holy Week and Pascha

Schedule of Services for Holy Week and Pascha

PALM SUNDAY, (April 1)
8:00 A.M. Matins with the Blessing of Palms & Pussy Willows
9:00 A.M. Divine Liturgy
7:00 P.M. Bridegroom Matins

GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY (APRIL 2)
7:00 P.M. Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts
(3-hr. fast of food or drink before partaking of Holy Communion).

GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY (APRIL 3)
7:00 P.M. Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts
(3-hr. fast of food or drink before partaking of Holy Communion).

GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY (APRIL 4)
7:00 P.M. Mystery of the Holy Unction Service, with the Anointing of the sick, in body & soul.

GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY (APRIL 5)
9:30 A.M. Vesperal-Liturgy of St. Basil the Great.  
7:00 P.M. Matins of Great and Holy Friday with the Reading of the 12 Passion Gospels.        

GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY (Strict Fast), (APRIL 6)
7:30 P.M. Vespers and Procession with the Holy Shroud of Jesus Christ and placing it in the Tomb.    

GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY AND ANNUNCIATION (APRIL 7)
9:30 A.M. Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil the Great.  
8:00 P.M. Resurrection Matins, Outdoor Procession (weather permitting) and Blessing of Paschal Foods in the parish auditorium, afterwards.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
PASCHA (April 8)
9:00 A.M. Divine Liturgy