Metropolitan Tikhon presides at opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] - April 2017 On Great and Holy Monday—April 10, 2017—His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery.  His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey, also was in attendance, as was His Beatitude, retired Metropolitan Herman. Opening prayers and the blessing ...

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 ...

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES FOR THE DURATION OF THE HOLY WEEK AT THE MONASTIC CHURCH OF STS CONSTANTINE AND HELEN

Jerusalem Patriarchate - April 2016 From the 11th/24th of April to the 19th/2nd of May 2016 The following time schedule corresponds to the current local time in Greece which is the same as the current local time in Israel. Palm Sunday: Matins and Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom: 5:00 am. Vespers: 3.30 pm. The Bridegroom [Nymphios] Service: 6:15 pm. Holy Monday: Hours ...

THE POCHAYIV LAVRA IN THE UKRAINE MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO THE STATE

Pravoslavie.ru - May 2015 Deputies of the Ternopil regional council voted for transfer of the Holy Dormition Pochayiv Lavra to the state. This took place on Holy Thursday, when the Church remembers the betrayal of Judas. The Lavra learned about the plans to transform the cells and cathedrals of the complex into a museum complex. Deputies of the ...

Holy Week: An Explanation

Crucifixion

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - April 2015  Great Lent and Holy Week are two separate fasts, and two separate celebrations. Great Lent ends on Friday of the fifth week (the day before Lazarus Saturday). Holy Week begins immediately thereafter. Let's explore the meaning of each of the solemn days of Passion Week. Lazarus Saturday: ...

Holy Thursday at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

April 2015 Holy Thursday, April 2, was observed with special reverence in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The  "Karg Apashkharoghats" (Service for those who are fasting) was offered in the morning in the Mother Cathedral. Following Morning Services, a solemn Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Mother Cathedral by Rev. Fr. Hovhannes Kesablyan, Assistant of the ...