Great Lent Schedule

10 Mar

Schedule of Services for Great Lent, Holy Week and Pascha 2019
Fr John will generally be available to hear Confessions 1 hour before mid-week services
and on Saturdays after Vespers (but check the schedule).
1st Week
Tues 3/12 5:00 pm Confessions

6:00 pm Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete

Wed 3/13 4:30 pm Confessions
5:30 pm Presanctified Liturgy
Thu 3/14 5:00 pm Confessions

6:00 pm Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete

Fri 3/15 8:00 am Confessions
9:00 am Presanctified Liturgy
Sat 3/16 4:00 pm Great Vespers, confessions
Sun 3/17 1st Sunday of Lent: Sunday of Orthodoxy

9:00 am Divine Liturgy of St Basil
4:00 pm Pan-Orthodox Vespers, Holy Trinity Church, Bridgeport

2nd Week
Wed 3/20 4:30 pm Confessions
5:30 pm Presanctified Liturgy
Fri 3/22 8:00 am Confessions
9:00 am Presanctified Liturgy
Sat 3/23 4:00 pm Great Vespers, confessions
Sun 3/24 2nd Sunday of Lent: St Gregory Palamas
9:00 am Divine Liturgy of St Basil
4:00 pm Eve of Annunciation, CT Deanery Vespers,
SS Cyril and Methodius Church, Terryville

3rd Week
Mon 3/25 9:00 am Annunciation, Divine Liturgy
Wed 3/27 4:30 pm Confessions
5:30 pm Presanctified Liturgy
Fri 3/29 8:00 am Confessions
9:00 am Presanctified Liturgy
Sat 3/30 4:00 pm Great Vespers, confessions
Sun 3/31 3rd Sunday of Lent: Veneration of the Cross

9:00 am Divine Liturgy of St Basil
4:00 pm Pan-Orthodox Vespers, Holy Ghost, Bridgeport

4thWeek
Wed 4/3 4:30 pm Confessions
5:30 pm Presanctified Liturgy
Fri 4/5 8:00 am Confessions
9:00 am Presanctified Liturgy
Sat 4/6 4:00 pm Great Vespers, confessions
Sun 4/7 4th Sunday of Lent: St John of the Ladder

9:00 am Divine Liturgy of St Basil
4:00 pm CT Deanery Vespers, SS Peter and Paul Church, Meriden

5th Week
Wed 4/10 4:30 pm Confessions
5:30 pm Presanctified Liturgy
Thu 4/11 4:30 pm Confessions

5:30 pm Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete

Fri 4/12 8:00 am Confessions
9:00 am Presanctified Liturgy
Sat 4/13 9:00 am Akathist to the Mother of God
4:00 pm Great Vespers, confessions
Sun 4/14 5th Sunday of Lent: St Mary of Egypt
9:00 am Divine Liturgy of St Basil
4:00 pm Pan-Orthodox Unction Service, Three Saints Church, Ansonia

6th Week
Wed 4/17 4:30 pm Confessions
5:30 pm Presanctified Liturgy
Fri 4/19 8:00 am Confessions
9:00 am Presanctified Liturgy

Sat 4/20 Lazarus Saturday
9:00 am Divine Liturgy
4:00 pm Eve of Palm Sunday: Great Vespers, Blessing of Palms
Sun 4/21 Palm Sunday: Entrance of Our Lord Into Jerusalem [Western Easter]

9:00 am Festal Divine Liturgy
4:00 pm CT Dean. Bridegroom Matins, Three Saints Church, Hartford

Holy Week and Pascha
Great and Holy Tuesday 4/23 5:00 pm Confessions
6:00 pm Bridegroom Matins
Great and Holy Wednesday 4/24 5:00 pm Confessions

6:00 pm Bridegroom Matins and Anointing

Great and Holy Thursday 4/25 9:00 am Vesperal Liturgy

6:00 pm Matins and 12 Passion Gospels
Great and Holy Friday 4/26 2:00 pm Vespers with Burial of the Lord
6:00 pm Matins of Lamentations
Great and Holy Saturday 4/27 9:00 am Vesperal Liturgy with Readings
Paschal Midnight Service 11:00 pm Nocturnes, Procession, Matins and

Divine Liturgy of Pascha
Holy Pascha 4/28 12:00 pm Vespers of Pascha

Blessing of Easter Baskets will take place on Holy Saturday morning after the Divine
Liturgy; after the midnight Liturgy on Pascha night; and after Paschal Vespers.

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