Saint George Greek Orthodox Church

Holy Week Schedule 2017

Holy Wednesday, April 12

3:00pm ……….Sacrament of Holy Unction (Oil for Healing of Soul and Body)

6:30pm ……….Matins for Holy Thursday -(Holy Unction will be offered after the service for those unable to come in the afternoon)

Holy Thursday, April 13

8:30am ……….Saint Basil Morning Vesperal Liturgy-(Holy Communion will ONLY be offered during Liturgy. It will NOT be offered throughout the day)

6:30pm ……….Reading of the 12 Gospels ("Today is hung upon the Cross, He who hung the earth upon the waters.”)

Holy Friday, April 14

8:30am ……….Reading of the Royal Hours (Hymns, Psalms, and Readings from the Old and New Testaments, all prophetically and practically related to the Person of Jesus Christ.)

3:00pm ……….Descent from the Cross Apokathelosis (The Un-nailing)

6:30pm ……….Lamentation Service (Funeral procession of our Lord)

 

Holy Saturday, April 15

8:30am   ……….Saint Basil Morning Vesperal Liturgy (Arise O God!)
11:00pm ……….The Canon (Anticipating the coming Resurrection)

12:00am ……….Resurrection Service (Ανάσταση)

12:30am ……….Resurrectional Divine Liturgy – Christ Is Risen - After Divine Liturgy Margartisa meal follows in the hall

Holy Pascha / Easter Sunday, April 16

11:30am……….Agape Service – Vespers of Love (The Good News of Jesus Christ joyously declared in Different Languages)

Community Luncheon will follow in the hall!! Easter egg hunt for children