06 Holiday Special Services

Welcome our Special Holy Day Services:


Great Week, the Lord’s Entrance into Jerusalem: 2017 04 b 

Divine Services for Great Week & Holy Paskha:

 

Great Tuesday:  The Mystery of Holy Anointing: 11 April 7:00 pm

—Holy Oil Anointing for Healing of the Body, Forgiveness of Sins, & Preparation for Pascha.

 

 Great Thursday:  Matins of the 12 Passion Gospels (“Strasti”): 13 April . 7:00 pm 

—Jesus is arrested, interrogated, tortured, crucified, and killed.

 

Great Friday: Confessions and Royal Hours:  14 April  11:00 am

 

Вечірня Великої Пятниці (з Положенням Плащанці): 14 April 3:00 pm

– Jesus is taken down from the Cross and is buried in the Tomb of St. Joseph of Arimathea

 

Great Friday: Jerusalem Matins & Procession: 14 April 7:00 pm

–the Holy Theotokos & the Myrrhbearing Women (+Nicodemus & Joseph of Arimathea)

–at the Tomb, mourn Jesus, prepare His Holy Body for Burial,

–Procession and entry into the Tomb of Christ:  the Funeral and Graveside Service      

 

Great Saturday: Holy Sabbath Service with O.T. Readings:  15 April  3:00 pm

Jesus lies in the Tomb dead in the flesh & Women come to the tomb and discover it Empty!

Vespers & Old Testament Prophesies of the Resurrection. Colours change from dark to bright

 

Holy Paskha: Saturday night: (all English) Resurrection Service: 15 April 10:30 pm

 

Великдень: Пасхальна Утреня і Служба Божа & Blessing of Food: 16 April 9:00 am


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The Great Fast

Forgiveness Vespers, Feb 26 Sunday – Start the Great Fast II                          7:00 pm

Mini- Great Kanon pt.1: Tuesday 28 Feb.                                                                 7:00 pm

Liturgy of Pope St Gregory, Wednesday 01 Mar.                                                   7:00 pm

Mini- Great Kanon pt.2: Thursday 02 Mar.                                                               7:00 pm

Liturgy of Pope St Gregory, Friday 03 Mar.                                                              7:00 pm

During the Forty Day Fast:

The Holy Liturgy of Pope St Gregory: Every Wednesday & Friday                    7:00 pm (plus general panakhyda on Fridays after the Liturgy)

–Except:

–week of Mar 22 & 24  (no mid-week Services)

–Mar 15, Liturgy will be at Holy Cross Surrey (Parish Mission)

THE GREAT KANON: Wed 29 March:                                                                          7:00 pm

 


Special Christmass Services December 2016 & January 2017:

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5 January – Eve of

the Feast of Theophany


07:00 pm –

Festal Vespers &

Liturgy of St. Basil &

the Great Blessing of Waters

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Christmas Day (25 December)                                                                                                            11:00 am – Christmas Service   (English)

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31 December  – The Circumcision of our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus the Christ – Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia
7:00 pm Festal Vigil


The Holy Glorious and All-Praised Leaders of the Apostles, Peter and Paul:

June 28, Tuesday
7:00 pm

Reception & Chrismation of Dr. Justin Tse, PhD.
Festal Divine Liturgy:

06 29 Peter Paul


Great Wednesday: 7:00 pm: Anointing Service
Great Thursday: 7:00 pm: Service of the Passion of the Christ
Great Friday: 10:30 am: Confessions & Royal Hours
Great Friday: 3:00 pm: Vespers of Entombment
Great Friday: 7:00 pm Jerusalem Matins
Great Saturday: 3:00 pm: Vespers with Old Testament Readings
The Great PASKHA (Easter): Saturday night: 10:00 pm: Resurrection Matins:

An Explanation of the various Holiday Services:

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Great Wednesday: 7:00 pm: The Mystery of Holy Anointing
—Holy Oil Anointing for Healing of the Body, Forgiveness of Sins, & Preparation for Easter.

Gt Wk Feet Washing

Great Thursday: 7:00 pm:  Matins of the Passion of Christ
—Jesus is arrested, interrogated, tortured, crucified, and killed.

Gt Wk Feet Washing
Great Friday: 10:00 am:  Confessions & Royal Hours

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Great Friday: 3:00 pm:  Vespers of Entombment
– Jesus is taken down from the Cross and is buried in the Tomb of St. Joseph of Arimathea

Gt Wk takingdownfromcross
Great Friday: 7:00 pm: Jerusalem Matins & Procession
–the Holy Theotokos & the Myrrhbearing Women (+ Ss. Nicodemus & Joseph of Arimathea)
–at the Tomb, mourn Jesus, prepare His Holy Body for Burial,
–Procession and entry into the Tomb of Christ: the Funeral and Graveside Service

Gt Wk Sab emptytomb
Great Saturday: 4:00 pm:  The Great & Holy Sabbath Service with Old Testament Prophetic Readings
–Jesus lies in the Tomb dead in the flesh & Women come to the tomb and discover it Empty!
–Vespers & Old Testament Prophesies of the Resurrection. Colours change from dark to bright

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Holy Paskha: Saturday night: 10:30 pm: Resurrection Service

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