APRIL 8 – Palm Sunday: Entry of Christ into Jerusalem. Divine Liturgy at 10:00 a.m. The pussy willows will be blessed at the end of the Holy Liturgy. Following their anointment, the willows will be distributed.
APRIL 9 – The beginning of HOLY WEEK: The final week before the observance of Christ’s Resurrection is known as the Holy Week or Passion Week. These are the holiest days of the year, a time for accentuated prayer and fasting. LET US DO WHATEVER WE CAN to observe this final week of the Great Lent.
APRIL 12 – Great and Holy Thursday, Passion of Christ: Reading of the Twelve Gospels at 7:00 p.m. APRIL 13 – Great and Holy Friday: Vespers and bringing out of the HOLY SHROUD (PLASHCHANYTSYA) at 7:00 p.m.
APRIL 14 - Great and Holy Saturday: Acts of the Apostles at 7:00 p.m. Polunoshnytsia at 8:00 p.m.
APRIL 15 - THE RADIANT RUSURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST. HOLY PASCHA. 7:00 A.M. PROCESSION TO THE ENTRANCE OF THE CHURCH; PASCHAL MATINS; PASCHAL HOURS. 8:00 A.M. PASCHAL DIVINE LITURGY. BLESSING OF PASCHAL BASKETS FOLLOWING THE DIVINE LITURGY.
Please note that there will be no confessions heard on Easter morning, April 15th. We suggest that worshippers participate in confession and communion on the Sundays preceding Easter or at the other mid week services prior to Easter.
EASTER FELLOWSHIP HOUR: On Easter Sunday, April 15, following the Blessing of Easter baskets, those who wish to remain and share a Fellowship Hour and their Easter basket foods with other worshipers are cordially invited to do so. There will be coffee served. APRIL 16 - Bright Monday 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy
APRIL 17 - Bright Tuesday 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy APRIL 22 - Sunday after Pascha – THOMAS SUNDAY – ANTI – PASCHA. 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy. Paschal Dinner ( Spilne Sviachene) following the Service in the Cathedral Auditorium.
GRAVESIDE SERVICES (PROVODY): FOREST LAWN – 2 :00 P.M. For further information, contact Fr. Roman at 604-325-2639.