Holy Week (14-20 April)

Services and other activities at the Mission

Holy Week

Starting Monday 14 April. (In the civil calendar, which is 1 April in the Church calendar.)

The Mission seeks to keep the complete schedule of Services for Holy Week, in accordance with Athonite monastic practice, as much as we are able.

 

Monday
7.00 am Midnight Office, Matins, 1st Hour, 3rd Hour, 6th Hour
12.30 pm 9th Hour, Typica
4.00 pm Great Compline, Vespers, Pre-sanctified Liturgy

 

Tuesday
7.00 am Midnight Office, Matins, 1st Hour, 3rd Hour
12.30 pm 6th Hour, 9th Hour, Typica
4.00 pm Vespers, Great Compline

 

Wednesday
7.00 am Midnight Office, Matins, 1st Hour, 3rd Hour, 6th Hour
12.30 pm 9th Hour, Typica
4.00 pm Small Compline, Vespers, Pre-sanctified Liturgy

 

Thursday
7.00 am Matins, 1st Hour, 3rd Hour, 6th Hour
1.30 pm 9th Hour, Typica, followed by
Vesperal Liturgy (St Basil), Small Compline
 
7.00 pm Matins of the Passion (Reading of the 12 Gospels)
       by anticipation for Friday

 

Friday
9.00 am The Great Hours
3.30 pm Vespers, Small Compline
[Deposition of Christ & Exposition of the Epitafios]
 
7.00 pm Matins of the Holy Saturday with Procession
       by anticipation for Saturday

 

Saturday
8.00 am Baptism, followed by
9.00 am 3rd Hour, 6th Hour, Vesperal Liturgy (St Basil)
10.30 pm Reading of the Acts of the Apostles
11.10 pm Midnight Office [Recession of the Epitafios]

 
and then, at midnight…
 

Sunday Holy Pascha
midnight Resurrection Matins, Paschal Hours
Divine Liturgy

 
The Mission Board & Mission Family invite all to stay after the Holy Services to break the Great Fasting period with food & beverages in our Trapeza Toom.