Lenten Schedule

                                        GREAT LENT, HOLY WEEK AND PASCHA 2015

                         RESURRECTION BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH, SMITHTOWN NY

                               The Divine Liturgy is served every Sunday except Pascha at 11:15am

                                                   Fellowship always follows in the Parish Hall

CHEESFARE SUNDAY

February 15

After Liturgy

Pot Luck Lunch and Forgiveness Vespers

Friday

February 20

7pm

Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Friday (2nd All Souls’ Saturday)

February 27

7pm

Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, Panachida and Hramoty

Friday

March 6

7pm

Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Third All Souls’ Saturday

March 7

10am

Divine Liturgy, Panachida and Hramoty

Friday (4th All Souls’ Saturday)

March 13

7pm

Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, Panachida and Hramoty

Wednesday

March 18

7pm

Great Canon of Repentance by St Andrew of Crete

Friday

March 20

7pm

Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos

Akathist Saturday

LENTEN DAY OF RECOLLECTION IN NJ AT EPARCHIAL CENTER

March 21

Depart: 7am

Return: 4:30pm

Featured Speaker:  Mother Marija, Superior of the Byzantine Carmelites of Sugarloaf PA (Bus reservation required)

Wednesday

March 25

7pm

Vespers and Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Annunciation

Friday

March 27

7pm

Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Lazarus Saturday

March 28

10am

Divine Liturgy

Lazarus Saturday

March 28

11am-1pm

Guest Confessor available

WILLOW/PALM SUNDAY

March 29

11:15am

Divine Liturgy, Blessing of Branches, Paschal Market in Hall

Great and Holy Monday

March 30

7:00pm

Bridegroom Matins

Great and Holy Wednesday

April 1

7pm

Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts and Holy Anointing of Healing

Great and Holy  Thursday

April 2

7pm

Liturgy of St Basil with Vespers

Great and Holy Friday

April 3

7pm

Vespers and Burial Procession

Church Open All Night For Vigil

Great and Holy Saturday

April 4

10am

Jerusalem Matins (Lamentations at the Grave)

Great Saturday

April 4

12 noon

Blessing of Paschal Foods in Hall

PASCHA OF THE RESURRECTION

April 5

10am

Paschal Matins, Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Paschal Foods

Bright Monday

April 6

7:00pm

Divine Liturgy and Paschal Procession

Bright Wednesday

April 8

10:30am

Divine Liturgy

Bright Saturday

April 11

5:00pm

Vespers for St Thomas Sunday

St Thomas Sunday

April 12

11:15am

Divine Liturgy

St Thomas Day Celebration in Hall

                    Simple abstinence from meat is required on all Wednesdays and Fridays of the Fast

                    Strict Fast from all animal products required on Clean Monday (Feb 16) and Good Friday (Apr 3).

                    There is no fast or abstinence during Bright Week (Apr 5-12).

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