Friday, 10 April 2009

Programme

PROGRAMME OF SACRED SERVICES
FOR GREAT AND HOLY WEEK

PALM SUNDAY
9.30 am - 12.30 pm Matins and Divine Liturgy
(Blessing and distribution of palm crosses & olive tree branches)
7.00 pm - 8.45 pm The Bridegroom Service

HOLY AND GREAT MONDAY
7.00 pm - 8.45 pm The Bridegroom Service

HOLY AND GREAT TUESDAY
9.30 am - 11.00 am Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
7.00 pm - 8.45 pm The Bridegroom Service

HOLY AND GREAT WEDNESDAY
7.00 pm - 9.45 pm Holy Unction & the Last Supper Service

HOLY AND GREAT THURSDAY
6.00 am - 7.30 am Vespers & Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
7.30 am - 10.30 am Holy Communion
6.30 pm - 10.00 pm Holy Passion (12 Gospels)
8.15 pm Procession of the Holy Cross

HOLY AND GREAT FRIDAY
10.00 am - 12.00 noon The Royal Hours
12.00 noon - 1.30 pm Vespers – “Apokathelosis”
7.00 pm - 10.00 pm The “Epitaphios” Service
8.05 pm - 8.40 pm Lamentations
9.00 pm Procession of the Epitaphios

HOLY AND GREAT SATURDAY
From 7.30 am Holy Communion
10.00 am - 12.30 pm Vespers & Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
11.00 am “Arise O God...”
10.00 pm - 11.00 pm The Resurrection Service
11.00 pm - 11.15 pm “CHRIST IS RISEN”
11.15 pm - 1.30 am Matins & Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection

EASTER SUNDAY
12.00 noon - 1.15 pm Great Vespers of Easter (Vespers of Love)
12.20 pm The Gospel Reading is read in many different languages

2 comments:

Π.Κ. said...

Αυξανόμαστε και πληθυνόμαστε, βλέπω!!!

Όλα να πάνε καλά με δύναμη και υγεία
και καλήν Ανάσταση!

St. Panteleimon Church said...

@ Π.Κ.,

Στην αρχή ήμουν κάπως διστακτικός γι' αυτό το μπλογκ.

Όμως ανάγκη γαρ εστι. Η επικοινωνία, ιδιαίτερα με τα αγγλόφωνα μέλη μας είναι όντως επιτακτική ανάγκη.

Έτσι, γεννήθηκε κι αυτό...