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Our Holy Week schedule includes something unique, and helpful for families with small children: we will have our Paschal service Sunday morning April 8. 

Palm Sunday             April 1                         09:15 AM                    Matins

                                                                        10:00 AM                    Divine Liturgy

 

Holy Wednesday       April 4                         07:30 PM                    Unction Service

 

Holy Thursday          April 5                         07:30 PM                    12 Gospels

 

Holy Friday                April 6                         07:30 PM                    Lamentations

 

Pascha (Sunday)       April 8                         10:00 AM                    Paschal Matins/Liturgy


You can find the readings for the day at  http://www.antiochian.org/online-liturgical-guide

In addition, the Red Prayer Book, which has prayers for every need, can be found online at http://www.antiochian.org/orthodox-prayers

We are located at:
14401 Compton Village Drive, Centreville, Virginia, 20121.

News and Events

  • Pascha - This year to be observed at 10AM on Sunday April 8 The Paschal service commemorates the Resurrection of Our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ. We recall how the Myrrh-Bearing Women came to the tomb at dawn, wondering who ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2018, 7:57 PM by SaintRaphael WebAdmin
  • Holy Friday - Lamentations On Holy Friday, we commemorate the Theotokos' lamentation over the death of Christ on the Cross, and His being taken down from the Cross, His anointing with aromatic spices and ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2018, 6:09 PM by SaintRaphael WebAdmin
  • Holy Thursday: The 12 Passion Gospels On Holy Thursday, we read the 12 Gospels sections which recount the arrest, trial, passion, and death of Christ. As part of recollecting the events, we process the cross into ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2018, 6:01 PM by SaintRaphael WebAdmin
  • Holy Week: Holy Wednesday - Unction Service The mystery of Holy Unction (one of the 7 Sacramental Mysteries of the Orthodox Church) provides both physical and spiritual healing with holy oil blessed by the Holy Spirit. All ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2018, 5:31 PM by SaintRaphael WebAdmin
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