Holy Week Liturgical Schedule
GREAT HOLY WEEK 2018
March 31, Lazarus Saturday 9:30 Confession, 10:00a.m. Liturgy, Breakfast Follows
April 1, Sunday of the Palms 9:50 Blessing of Palms, 10am Liturgy, Philoptochos Fish Dinner follows. 6pm Orthros of the Bridegroom.**
April 2, Holy Monday, 6pm Orthros of the Bridegroom**
April 3, No Services in Mason City. Father Joseph will be at Saint Demetrios in Waterloo
April 4, Holy Wednesday, 6pm Mystery of the Holy Anointing
April 5, Holy Thursday, 10:00am Liturgy of St. Basil, 6pm The Holy Passion & procession with the Great Cross.
April 6, Holy Friday, 9am Decorate the Tomb, 3pm Vespers of the Removal of Christ from the Cross, 6pm The Great Lamentations at the Tomb of Christ
April 7/8, Holy Saturday 10:00 am The Mystical Liturgy of St. Basil with the sprinkling of the petals, 10:30pm The Holy Office, The Holy Light & Procession, the Orthros Canon and the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Parish Lamb Dinner Follows(Bring your own wine etc..)
April 8, Holy Pascha (Easter)
** Holy Confession & Absolution will only be at these times.
Forefeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; The Holy Prophet Michaias (Micah); Holy Hieromartyr Marcellus, Bishop of Apameia; Holy New Martyr Symeon of Trapezoundos (1653)