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Services & Events for March and the Beginning of April, 201


All services & events are at church unless otherwise specified

2/28 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil
3/1 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy of St. Basil – The First Sunday of Great Lent – the Sunday of Orthodoxy – Including prayers for the Conversion of Those in Error

3/3 – Tuesday 5:30 PM Orthodox Christian Fellowship meeting at the University of MD Garden Chapel, College Park for Lenten Worship and Bible Study

3/4 – Wednesday 6:30 PM Ninth Hour & Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts – Saint Leo Bishop of Catania – Those who confessed the previous weekend and who fast completely from 12 noon this day may partake of the Holy Presanctified Gifts

3/5 – Thursday 7-9 PM Choir Rehearsal

3/7 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil
3/8 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy of St. Basil – The Second Sunday of Great Lent & St. Gregory Palamas

3/10 – Tuesday 5:30 PM Orthodox Christian Fellowship meeting at the University of MD Garden Chapel, College Park for Lenten Worship and Bible Study

3/10 – Tuesday 7:00 PM Funeral of Elizabeth Chisholm.  Parishioners are welcome to come and pray for Betty, even if you did not know her. She is a beloved member of our parish.

3/11 – Wednesday 6:30 PM Ninth Hour & Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts – Venerable Procopius of Decapollis – Those who confessed the previous weekend and who fast completely from 12 noon this day may partake of the Holy Presanctified Gifts. We will share a potluck lenten meal after the liturgy. Please bring a contribution to the meal if you are able.

3/12 – Thursday 7-9 PM Choir Rehearsal

3/14 – Saturday 10:00 AM Baptism of Charlotte Anne Johnson, daughter of Father Christopher and matushka Dorothy – Reception to follow. All are welcome; please rsvp to matushka Deborah so that we can plan the food for the reception.

3/14 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil
3/15 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy of St. Basil – The Third Sunday of Great Lent – Veneration of the Precious Cross – Archpriest Father John Townsend from St. Mary of Egypt parish in Atlanta will be with us for the weekend services

 

Monday 3/16 through Wednesday 3/18, Father George will attend a Lenten Clergy Retreat in New Jersey – Please consult Father Christopher with any pastoral matters

 

3/17 – Tuesday 5:30 PM Orthodox Christian Fellowship meeting at the University of MD Garden Chapel, College Park for Lenten Worship and Bible Study

 

3/18 – Wednesday 6:30 PM Ninth Hour & Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts – Forty-Two Holy Martyrs of Amorium – Those who confessed the previous weekend and who fast completely from 12 noon this day may partake of the Holy Presanctified Gifts

 

3/19 – Thursday 7-9 PM Choir Rehearsal

 

3/21 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil

3/22 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy of St. Basil – The Fourth Sunday of Great Lent – Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebaste

 

3/24 – Tuesday 5:30 PM Orthodox Christian Fellowship meeting at the University of MD Garden Chapel, College Park for Lenten Worship and Bible Study

 

3/25 – Wednesday 6:30 PM Matins and First Hour – The Reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete and the Life of St. Mary of Egypt

 

3/26 – Thursday 7-9 PM Choir Rehearsal

 

3/27 – Friday 6:30 PM Matins, including the Akathist to the Mother of God, and First Hour

3/28 – Saturday 8:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy – the Laudation of the Mother of God

 

3/28 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil

3/29 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy of St. Basil – The Fifth Sunday of Great Lent – Venerable Mary of Egypt

 

4/1 – Wednesday 6:30 PM General Unction for the Parish – The great mystery (sacrament) of Holy Unction is the Orthodox healing service – It is for baptized Orthodox Christians for general healing and to cleanse forgotten sins. The service of Holy Unction is not a substitute for confession

 

4/2 – Thursday 7-9 PM Choir Rehearsal

 

4/3 – Friday 6:30 PM Matins & First Hour

4/4 – Saturday 8:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy – Lazarus Saturday – After a brief agape meal, we will prepare the palms and pussy willows and generally clean and tidy up of the church – Anyone who has prepared (by repentance and confession) and received the Holy Mysteries today may continue to receive through Pascha without repeating confession

 

4/4 – Saturday 5:00 PM All-Night Vigil

4/5– Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy, the Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem, Palm Sunday One of the 12 Great Feasts of the Church – Anyone who has prepared (by repentance and confession) and received the Holy Mysteries today may continue to receive through Pascha without repeatin

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