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!