Holy Week and Pascha

Holy Week and Pascha 2019


A Liturgical Explanation of Holy Week by Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann


Lazarus Saturday

April 20, 2019

9:00 AM
 - Divine Liturgy 


10:30 AM - Coffee Hour and preparation of branches

5:00 PM - Great Vespers and blessing of palms


Our Lord's Entrance into Jerusalem - Palm Sunday

April 21, 2019

9:30 AM - Divine Liturgy and procession

7:00 PM  - Bridegroom Matins


Great and Holy Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

April 22, 23, and 24, 2019


9:00 AM - Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

7:00 PM - Bridegroom Matins


Great and Holy Thursday

April 25, 2019

9:00 AM - Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil

7:00 PM - Matins of Great and Holy Friday (12 Gospel Readings)


Great and Holy Friday
 
April 26, 2019

 
9:00 AM - Royal Hours

4:00 PM - Vespers Entombment 

7:00 PM - Matins of Great and Holy Saturday - Lamentations


9:00 PM - Tomb-hopping


Great and Holy Saturday
 
April 27, 2019


10:00 AM - Vesperal Divine Liturgy

10:30 PM - Nocturns & Paschal Matins 


PASCHA: The Feast of Feasts
The Resurrection of Our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ


April 28, 2019


12:00 AM (Midnight Saturday Night) - PASCHAL Divine Liturgy followed by the blessing of baskets and Agape Meal


11:00 PM - Agape Vespers