Passions', Pasha, and Bright Week

Passions' Week, Pasha, and Bright Week 2008


  • Confessions in Church, at the end of each Vigil Service

  • Confessions & Holy Comunion in Great Thursday and Saturday of the Passions (8.30 am)

  • Visitations of sick and elderly parishioners (upon families' request), during Passions Week and the week before (20-27 April)

April 2008

Passions Week


20 S () Palm Sunday ( Entrance of our Lord Jesus in Jerusalem

(Fish is allowed)

Divine Liturgy,  at 10:00 am

Fish Lunch Offering (IMO Florica Rotaru)

Bake and Boutique Sale


21 M. Beginning of Passions Week

(During Passions Week Father Constantin will make visits to confess and give Holy Communion to the sick and elderly parishioners).


23 W. Holy Wednesday

Divine Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts, at 10:00 am

Vigil/ the Sacrament of Holy Unction (at 6:30 pm)

Confessions at the end of holy services


24 Th. 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)


25 F. 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


26 S. 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

Holy Sunday of Ressurection


27 S. (+) Ressurection 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 11.00 am Liturgy of the Second Resurrection/The Great Vesper, reading of the Holy Gospel in various foreign languages

Pascal Banquet, at 1.00 pm


The Bright Week

28 W. Bright Monday (beginning of the Bright Week, Holy Pasha). Translation of the relics of Saint Athanasius the Great

Divine Liturgy, at 10:00 am


29 Tu. Bright Tuesday (Holy Pasha )- Saint Apostle and Evangelist Mark

Divine Liturgy, at 10:00 am


30 W. Bright Wednesday

May 2008


01 Th. Bright Thursday


02 F. + Bright Friday Life-giving fount of the Mother of God (no fasting)

Divine Liturgy, at 10:00 am

Sanctification of the Holy Water


04 S Second Sunday after the Holy Pasha (Sunday of Saint Apostle Thomas)

Divine Liturgy, at 10:00 am



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