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Holy Week/Pascha Schedule 2024

Updated: Mar 25


Lazarus Saturday

6:00 am Mains, and Divine Liturgy.

12:00 noon Noon Office.

4:30 pm Solemn Vespers of Palm Sunday

with Litiya and Artoclasia.

6:30 pm Small Compline.


Palm Sunday


6:45 am Matins: in the church.

10:00 am Palm Blessing in the Refectory (or at the Shrine, weather permitting)

Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.

4:30 pm Vespers.

5:30 pm Supper

6:30 pm Small Compline.


Great and Holy Monday - & - Solemn Feast of the Annunciation to the Theotokos

5:30 am Matins.

6:00 am Reading of the Gospel.

11:30 am Sixth Hour.

Ninth Hour: in the cells.

4:00 pm Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.

Supper

Small Compline.


Great and Holy Tuesday

5:30 am Matins.

11:30 am Sixth Hour.

4:00 pm Presanctfied Liturgy.

Small Compline.


Great and Holy Wednesday

3:00 pm Penance Service with confessions;

Presanctified Liturgy with Anointing Service.


Great and Holy Thursday

5:30 am Matins and First Hour

4:00 pm Footwashing Service and

Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great, and

Holy Meal.


Great and Holy Friday

5:30 am Office of the Twelve Gospels in procession and stations around the church.

11:30 am Sixth Royal Hour.

4:00 pm Vespers with Burial Service.

6:30 pm Small Compline.


Great and Holy Saturday

5:30 am Jerusalem Matins.

4:00 pm Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil the Great for Pascha,

followed by a fasting meal of soup and bread.


Pascha Sunday

11:00 pm (Saturday Night) Midnight Office, Procession with Shroud, & Formal Entrance into the Church,

Paschal Matins, & Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (Beginning around Midnight)

Blessing of Paschal foods/baskets – followed by

Festal Meal with Blessed food.

10:00 am The brief Resurrection Office, followed by Paschal brunch.

4:30 pm Vespers.

5:30 pm Supper.


Bright Week

The Monastery and Retreat House will be unavailable to all visitors during the week after Pascha (including Sunday night) to give the monks some much-needed rest.

Christ is Risen!

Kristos Voskres!



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