Holy Week Services 2023

Holy Week: Thursday  April 13th  9:00 a.m. Vesperal Divine Liturgy Thursday  April 13th  6:00 p.m. Passion Gospels with Matins of Holy Friday Friday       April 14th  3:00 p.m. Vespers Friday       April 14th   5:00 p.m.  Matins of Holy Saturday  Saturday  April 15th   9:00 a.m.  Vesperal Divine Liturgy of Holy Saturday Saturday   April 15th … [Read more…]

Great and Holy Monday

Commemorated on April 10 Holy Week: A Liturgical Explanation for the Days of Holy Week 3. MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY: THE END These three days, which the Church calls Great and Holy have within the liturgical development of the Holy Week a very definite purpose. They place all its celebrations in the perspective of End Times; they … [Read more…]

Holy Pentecost

Commemorated on June 12 In the Church’s annual liturgical cycle, Pentecost is “the last and great day.” It is the celebration by the Church of the coming of the Holy Spirit as the end—the achievement and fulfillment—of the entire history of salvation. For the same reason, however, it is also the celebration of the beginning: it … [Read more…]

Apostle Bartholomew of the Twelve

Commemorated on June 11 The Holy Apostle Bartholomew was born at Cana of Galilee and was one of the Twelve Apostles of Christ. After the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, it fell by lot to the holy Apostles Bartholomew and Philip (November 14) to preach the Gospel in Syria and Asia … [Read more…]