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2006 Easter Services

Holy Thursday, Good Friday & Pascha

Thursday, April 20 . Holy Thursday. Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great at 10:00 am. Communion of the children/Sanctification of the Holy Pasha. Vigil Service/Liturgy of the 12 Gospels. Confessions at the end of the Vigil Service (at 6:30 pm).

Friday, April 21. Holy Friday. The Adorning of the Holy Tomb , at 8:00 am. Services of the Holy Hours. The Great Vesper (procession with the Holy Tomb), at 12:30 pm. Liturgy of the Mourning/church's surrounding procession, at 6.30 pm. Confessions at the end of evening service.

Saturday, April 22 . Holy Saturday.

Confessions for adults, between 8:00-10:00 am. Communion of children/ Preparation of Pasha. Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great at 10:00 am.

Sunday, April 23. (+) Resurrection of the Lord, Holy Pasha. Divine Liturgy of the Holy Resurrection, at Midnight (Holy Saturday), in Church's yard. Holy Pascal Liturgy , continuing the procession, at 1.00 am. Brotherly Meal, at the end of the Holy Liturgy, at 3.00 am.

At 12.00 noon. Paschal Vespers - Second Resurrection - with the reading of the Holy Gospel in various foreign languages. This service was presided by His Grace Bishop Irineu, who also attended the Pascal Banquet, 1.00 pm.

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