06 April 2012

My Great and Holy Week Schedule this year

This year I was blessed to be able to use my vacation to take off all of Great and Holy Week (alternatively Holy and Great Week) again this year. Here are the marathon of services I will be blessed to attend during this time:

The 6th Friday and 40th/Last Day of Great Lent
  • 6:00pm Small Compline with Canon of Saint Lazarus
Lazarus Saturday
  • 10:00am Divine Liturgy
  • 6:00pm Great Vespers with Blessing of the Psalms
Palm Sunday: The Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem
  • 10:00am Divine Liturgy
  • 6:00pm Bridegroom Matins
Great and Holy Monday of the Blessed Joseph
  • 5:45am Presanctified Vesperal Liturgy
  • 7:00pm Bridegroom Matins
Great and Holy Tuesday of the Ten Virgins
  • 5:45am Presanctified Vesperal Liturgy
  • 7:00pm Bridegroom Matins
Great and Holy Wednesday of the Anointing of Jesus Christ
  • 5:45am Presanctified Vesperal Liturgy
  • 6:00pm Holy Unction
  • 7:00pm Holy Thursday Orthros
Great and Holy Thursday of the Mystical Supper
  • 10:00am Holy Supper Liturgy
  • 11:30am Washing of the Feet Service
  • 7:00pm Matins with the 12 Passion Gospel Readings
Great and Holy Friday of the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ
  • 10:00am Royal Hours
  • 2:00pm Apokathelosis
  • 3:00pm Burial Vespers
  • 7:00pm Matins of Lamentations
Great and Holy Saturday of the Descent of Christ into Hades
  • 9:00am Baptisms and Chrismations
  • 10:00am Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil with 15 Old Testament Readings
  • 12:00pm Reading of the Complete Acts of the Apostles
  • 11:30pm Paschal Vigil
Great and Holy Pascha Sunday: The Bright Resurrection of Christ
  • 12:00am Resurrection Matins, Paschal Hours, and Divine Liturgy
  • 2:00am Blessing of Paschal Baskets
  • 2:30am Agape Breakfast Meal
  • 12:00pm Resurrection Vespers
  • 1:00pm Agape Luncheon Meal
  • 2:00pm Pascha Egg Hunt

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