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Liturgical Services

Sundays Weekdays
Orthros (Matins) 8:15 am 9:00 - 10:45 am
Divine Liturgy 9:45 am
Sunday School 9:45 am
Fellowship 11:15 am

Holy Week Schedule 2012

Learn More About Holy Week Services

April 7 Saturday of Lazarus
Family Worship
Orthros..................................................................................9:00 a.m.
Divine Liturgy..........................................................................10:00 a.m.
The Saint Barbara Children's Choir will lead the congregation in the singing of the Hymns.
Communion Breakfast will be offered by the P.T.O. in the Social Hall.
Weaving of the Palm Crosses immediately following the breakfast.

April 8 Palm Sunday
Orthros...................................................................................8:30 a.m.
Divine Liturgy...........................................................................9:45 a.m.
Fish Luncheon following the celebration of the Divine Liturgy in the Saint Barbara Social Hall.
Service of the Bridegroom............................................................7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

April 9 Holy Monday
Service of the Bridegroom............................................................7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

April 10 Holy Tuesday
Pre-Sanctified Divine Liturgy.........................................................9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Service of the Bridegroom - Hymn of Cassiane.....................................7:00 - 8:45 p.m.

April 11 Holy Wednesday
The Sacrament of Holy Unction (service in English)................................4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
The Sacrament of Holy Unction.......................................................7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
(Please note by order of the Archbishop the sacrament of Holy Unction will not be available to 'take home' for those who are not present.)

April 12 Holy Thursday
Divine Liturgy...........................................................................6:15 - 7:30 a.m.
The Holy Passion Service..............................................................6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

April 13 Holy Friday
The Hours of Holy Passion.............................................................9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Entombment of Our Lord (Apokathelosis)............................................3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
The Lamentation........................................................................7:30 - 9:45 p.m.

April 14 Holy Saturday
Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil.........................................................9:00 a.m.
Easter Service...........................................................................11:00 p.m.
The Glorious Resurrection (Anastasis )...............................................12 midnight

April 15 Great and Holy Pascha
Vespers of the Resurrection (Agape)..................................................11 a.m. - 12 noon

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Rev. Father Peter J. Orfanakos, Parish Priest
Phone: (203) 795-1347 | E-mail: | 480 Racebrook Road - Orange, Connecticut 06477
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