GREAT AND HOLY WEEK – 2017

 

April 10  -  Great and Holy Monday

at Matins: Matthew 21:18-43.

At 6th Hour:  Ezekiel 1:1-20.

At Vespers:  Exodus 1:1-20.     Job 1:1-12.

Matthew 24:3-35.

 

April 11  -  Great and Holy Tuesday

at Matins:  Matthew 22:15-23:30.

At 6th Hour:  Ezekiel 1:21-28.

At Vespers:  Exodus 2:5-10.     Job 1:13-22.

Matthew 24:36-26:2.

 

April 12  -  Great and Holy Wednesday

at 6th Hour:  Ezekiel 2:3-3:3.

Exodus 2:11-22.     Job 2:1-10.

Matthew 26:6-16.

 

6:00 PM  -  Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Mystery of Holy Oil

Соборование

 

April 13   -

GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY

Remembrance of the Last Supper of the Lord.

at Matins: Luke 22:1-39.

At 1st Hour:  Jeremiah 11:18-12:5,9-11,14-15.

 

6:00 PM – Vespers-Divine Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper

Exodus 19: 10-19.

Job 38:1-21.     Isaiah 50:4-11.

1 Cor. 11:23-32.

Matthew 26:2-20; John 13:3-17; Matthew 26:21-29;

Luke 22:43-45; Matthew 26:40-27:2.

 

April 14  -

GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY

Remembrance of the Crucifixion and Burial of the Lord.

 

4:00 PM  -  Vespers of the Burial of the Lord

Exodus 33:11-23.

Job 42:12-17.     Isaiah 52:13-54:1.

1 Cor 1:18-2:2.

Matthew 27:1-38; Luke 23:39-43; Matthew 27:39-54;

John 19:31-37; Matthew 27:55-61.

 

(Strict Fast)

 

April 15  -

GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY

at Matins:

1 Cor. 5:6b-8, Gal. 3:13-14.

Matthew 27:62-end.

 

11:00 AM  -  Vespers-Divine Liturgy of the Lord's Repose

Genesis 1:1-13.     Exodus 13:20-15:19.

Daniel 3:1-90.

Romans 6:3-11.     Matthew 28:1-20.

 

April 16  - (services on evening of April 15)

HOLY PASCHA

RESURRECTION OF THE LORD

9:30 PM  -  Midnight Vigil

10:00 PM  -  PASCHAL MATINS

PASCHAL HOURS

PASCHAL DIVINE LITURGY

BLESSING OF FOOD and PASCHAL TRAPEZA

Acts 1:1-18.     John  1:1-17.

 

BRIGHT WEEK

 

There is no fasting during Bright Week.

 

April 17  - Bright Monday

Hieromartyr Simeon, Bp. In Persia

Acts 1:12-17,21-26.     John 1:18-28.

 

April 18  - Bright Tuesday

Ven. John, disciple of Gregory of Decapolis

Acts 2:14-21.     Luke 24:12-35.

 

April 19  -  Bright Wednesday

Ven. John of the Ancient Cave

Acts 2:22-36.     John 1:35-51.

 

April 20  - Bright Thursday

Ven. Theodore Trichinas

Acts 2:38-43.     John 3:1-15.

 

April 21 – Bright Friday

Most Holy Theotokos of the Life-giving Spring

Hiero-martyr Januarius and his companions

Acts 3:1-8.     John 2:12-22.

 

April 22  - Bright Saturday

Eutyches, Abp. Of Constantinople

+  Methodius, Abp of Moravia

Acts 3:11-16.     John 3:22-33.

 

6:00 PM  -  Great Vespers

 

April 23 –

THOMAS SUNDAY

Antipascha

± Holy Glorious and Victorious Martyr GEORGE

 

11:00 AM  -  Divine Liturgy

Acts 5:12-20.     John 20:19-31.

 

April 24  - Monday

Martyr Sabbas Stratelates

Acts 3:19-26.     John 2:1-11.

 

April 25 – Tuesday

РАДОНИЦА

Universal Commemoration of the Dead

Apostle and Evangelist Mark

Acts 4:1-10.     John 3:16-21.

 

April 26  -  Wednesday

Hieromartyr Basil, bishop of Amasea

Acts 4:13-22.     John 5:17-24.

 

April 27  -  Thursday

Hieromartyr Simeon, kinsman of the Lord

and Second Bishop of Jerusalem

Ven. Stephen, Abbot of the Kiev Caves

and Bp. of Vladimir in Volyn

Acts 4:22-31.     John 5:24-30.

 

April 28  - Friday

Apostles Jason and Sosipater

Cyril, Bp. Of Turov

Acts 5:1-11.     John 5:30b-6:2.

 

April 29  - Saturday

Nine Holy Martyrs of Cyzice

Acts 5:21-33.     John 6:14-27.

 

6:00 PM  -  Great Vespers

 

April 30  -

SUNDAY OF THE MYRRH-BEARING WOMEN

THIRD SUNDAY OF PASCHA

+  Apostle JAMES, brother of John the Theologian

Son of Zebedee

 

11:00 AM  -  Divine Liturgy

Acts 6:1-7.     Mark 15:43-16:8.

 

2:00 PM – ‘Theosis’ Discussion