HOLY WEEK SERVICES TIMETABLE AT THE MOST HOLY CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 10/4/17 From 26th March/8th April to 4th/17th April 2017 Lazarus Saturday Patriarchal Vespers: 3:00 pm* Palm Sunday Patriarchal Divine Liturgy: 8:00 am* Service of the Bridegroom: 6:15 pm* Holy and Great Monday Pre-sanctified Liturgy at the Horrendous Golgotha: 9:00 am Service of the Bridegroom: 6:15 pm* Holy and Great Tuesday Pre-sanctified Liturgy at the Horrendous ...

Patriarch Irinej reacts to Easter fires in Orthodox churches

B92 - May 2016 Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej has said it was "symptomatic" that four Orthodox churches burned on three continents during Easter Sunday. In a statement for the Belgrade-based weekly Nedeljnik, he stressed that “anything can be suspected – including that the fires were started on purposes and were not accidental” – but advised against ...

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES FOR THE DURATION OF THE HOLY WEEK AT THE ALL-HOLY CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - April 2016 From the 11th/23rd of April to the 18th/1st of May 2016 Saturday of Lazarus: Patriarchal Vespers: 3:00 pm. * Palm Sunday: Patriarchal Divine Liturgy: 8:00 am. * The Bridegroom [Nymphios] Service: 6:15 pm. * Holy Monday: Service of the Presanctified Gifts on the Horrendous Golgotha: 9:00 am. The Bridegroom [Nymphios] Service: 6:15 pm. Holy Tuesday: Service of the Presanctified Gifts: 9.00 am. The ...

Easter Message from the Deputy Associate Administrator of the Office of U.S. Government-Wide Policy

Fr Alexander Kurien - April 2015 The Promise of the Resurrection: Through the resurrection, there is a way out of our personal tombs of pain and suffering, of cynicism and despair, if only we will open our eyes, sit up, and see how the stone has been rolled away by a power far beyond our control. ...

Romanian nuns celebrate Easter among the skulls of their dead sisters as Orthodox Christians pack churches around the world

By ROSIE TAYLOR - 5/5/13 Around 300million Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter Sunday  Nuns at the Pasarea monastery in Romania marked the holy event in room of skulls Thousands attended Holy Fire ceremony and Easter service at Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem As thousands of Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter Sunday today with services around the world, worshippers in Romania visited ...

Bulgarians to Get 6 Days Off at Easter 2013

28/9/2012 The Council of Ministers is planning to give Bulgarians a six-day long break for Easter next year. The break will start Wednesday, May 1, which is officially celebrated as Labor Day, and will continue Thursday and Friday, which is Holy Friday or Great Friday, all the way through Easter Sunday and the Day of St. George ...

Outremont church finds band-aid solution to ban on processions

The St. Nicholas church has come up with a way around Outremont's band on parades and processions.(CTV Montreal)

ctvmontreal.ca 13/4/2012 MONTREAL — An Outremont church has come up with a way to celebrate Orthodox Easter Sunday despite the borough's recent ban on parades and procession. With Orthodox Easter Sunday quickly approaching, preparations were in full swing Friday at St. Nicholas Russian Cathedral in Outremont. But this year's midnight procession, an annual tradition dating back 50 years, was ...

Easter in Georgia

21/4/2011 Easter is the most important holiday for Orthodox Christians. The week before Easter is called Passion Week. This is when special services are conducted in almost every church in Georgia, but most particular days are PASSION THURSDAY and GOOD FRIDAY. Several days starting from Easter Sunday greet each other saying the following phrase „ქრისტე აღსდგა“(kriste ...

Thousands at Passover and Easter in Jerusalem

Contemporary Christian Travel by Ruth Hill 19/4/2011 NORTHERN VIRGINIA, April 19, 2011 – Jewish Passover and Christian Holy Week are in motion this week in Jerusalem, and the Israel Ministry of Tourism has said it expects a quarter million visitors for the timeless iconic events observed in the Old City. Because Jesus was a ...