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Christ is Risen!

8 Apr

Blessed Feast Day, from Holy Ghost!

Holy Week Services

3 Apr

HOLY THURSDAY, APRIL 5  – 12 Matins w/ 12 Passion Gospels 6:00 p.m.

HOLY FRIDAY VESPER, APRIL 6  – Placing the Lord in the Tomb 2:00 p.m.

HOLY SATURDAY, APRIL 7  – Vesperal Divine Liturgy 10:00 a.m. (Blessing of Baskets after Liturgy)

PASCHA – Nocturn, Procession, Matins, Divine Liturgy, APRIL 7  – 11:00 p.m. (Blessing of Baskets after Liturgy)

PASCHAL VESPERS, APRIL 8 –  12:00 Noon (Fr Steven presiding) (Egg Hunt following Service)

Upcoming Schedule

26 Mar

LAST WEEK FOR CONFESSIONS Tuesday – 10:30 a.m. to 12 Noon Thursday – 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (NO Confessions during Holy Week)

VESPER SERVICES DURING LENT  April 1 – Sixth Sunday of Great Lent (Bridegroom Matins) All Saints Church Hartford 4:00 p.m.

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE Holy Thursday evening – Matins with the 12 Passion Gospels, 6:00 p.m. (Fr David presiding)

Holy Friday – Vespers with the placing of the Lord in the tomb, 2:00 p.m. (Fr David presiding)

Holy Saturday – Vesperal Divine Liturgy, 10:00 a.m. (Fr David presiding) Pascha – Nocturn, Procession, Matins, and Divine Liturgy, 11:00 p.m. (Fr David presiding)

Paschal Vespers – 12:00 noon. (Fr Steven presiding) Blessing of Baskets after Holy Saturday Liturgy and Paschal Liturgy

**Pre-sanctified Canceled for 3/21/18**

20 Mar

Due to the upcoming storm, Pre-sanctified Liturgy on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, has been canceled.  Stay safe!!

Sunday of the Cross Sermon

12 Mar

Please click the link below to hear Fr. Steven’s sermon on the Sunday of the Cross

The Purpose of Great Lent

21 Feb

Father Steven Belonick delivered a very moving message following the Canon of St Andrew. For those who were unable to attend the service last night, please see the link below to listen.  It truly gets to the purpose of Great Lent; breaking our hard heartedness in order for us to submit to God’s will and find the riches of God’s Kingdom.

Click here to listen:

Annual Yolka Delights

1 Jan

This past Sunday, the church school children of Holy Ghost performed in the annual Yolka.  The children put on a short play about Christmas, danced the Troika, and recreated the nativity of Christ.  Teachers Debbie Stabler and Carol Kaputa worked with the children, helping them learn lines and dance steps.  They all did a wonderful job!  Its such a joy to see the children show their talents and spread joy to the parish.  Many thanks!

 

27 Dec

 

Christ is Born!

We wish you a joyous Christmas Season!  Please see the attached Archpastoral Message from his Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon.

2017 Christmas Message

Sounds of the Season at Holy Ghost

12 Dec

On Sunday, December 3rd, Holy Ghost hosted its 3rd annual free Christmas concert.  This year we welcomed the talents of Chamber singers from the Connecticut Choral Society.  The ten member enemble sung holiday favorites such as I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas, Carol of the Bells and various versions of Oh Little Town of Bethlehem.  Director, Ron Dukenski offered a brief history or story before each song was performed, a rather unexpected and appreciated treat.  Especially moving was one version of Hallelujah, Amen.  Many thans and cheers!  We look forward to next year’s concert!  IMG_9234.jpg

 

2017 Holy Ghost Orthodox Church Concert – Christmas Bells are Ringing

3rd Annual Christmas Concert

1 Dec

Don’t miss this Sunday’s FREE Christmas Concert.  This year’s performers come from the Connecticut Choral Society.  Enjoy your favorite songs of the season!  Stay for refreshments and cookies afterwards.

This event is part of the Holy Ghost Outreach Program.2017 Christmas concert

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