Great Friday

CHURCH SERVICES TIMETABLE FOR THE HOLY WEEK AT THE MONASTIC CHURCH OF SAINTS CONSTANTINE & HELEN

March 20, 2018 Featured
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 20/3/18 From March 19/ April 1, to March 27/April 9 2018  Palm Sunday; Vespers at 3:30 pm Service of the Bridegroom at 6:15 pm Holy and Great Monday; The Hours and the Pre-sanctified Liturgy at 6.30 am Great Compline at 3:30 pm Service of the Bridegroom at 6:15 pm Holy and Great Tuesday; […]

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Week of the Holy Saving Passions of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour

April 9, 2015 Featured News

April 2015 The Passions Week or the Holy Week is the liturgical period which begins with the Matins of the Holy Great Monday and ends with the Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great united with the Vespers of the Holy Great Saturday, having been the last week of the Triode period. The sinaxarion of […]

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Matins of the Holy Great Friday at the Romanian Patriarchate

April 19, 2014 Featured News

19/4/14 The Matins service of the Holy Great Friday, also called service of the 12 Gospels, was celebrated in the Orthodox Churches. The Church ordered 12 Evangelical Pericopes of the Holy Gospels to be read as a symbol of the 12 Apostles, and to illustrate the view of the Evangelist Saints on the Redeeming Sacrifice […]

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Great and Holy Friday

April 17, 2014 Featured News

17/4/14 Introduction On Great and Holy Friday the Orthodox Church commemorates the death of Christ on the Cross. This is the culmination of the observance of His Passion by which our Lord suffered and died for our sins. This commemoration begins on Thursday evening with the Matins of Holy Friday and concludes with a Vespers […]

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Orthodox Christians mark Great Friday

May 3, 2013 Featured News

Today, May 3, the Orthodox Christians mark Great Friday – the most sorrowful day of the church calendar, when the suffering on the cross and earthly death of the Savior are commemorated. On this day of the Holy Week the fast is particularly severe: according to church canons, a believer is supposed to eat nothing […]

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