Monthly Archives: April 2009

Bright Saturday Liturgy

It seems that people keep wanting to celebrate this week, for some reason... Accordingly, for those who wish to rejoice in our Lord's Resurrection even more, we will be celebrating Divine Liturgy on Bright Saturday at 9am, followed by the distribution ...

Christ is Risen!

Christ is risen! Indeed, He is risen!Hristos vosskresse ; vo iss-ti-nou vosskresse.Christos anesti ; aléthos anesti.Le Christ est ressuscité ; en vérité, il est ressuscité.Gaydolk folkwoot leew ; tchan tek, ta folkwoot leew.Jidu fuhuo liao ; zhend...

Vigil and All-Night Vigil

Tonight, at 9pm, we will begin the Vigil service - that is, the Vespers of Holy Friday immediately followed by the Matins of Holy Saturday - in which we are "buried with Christ". This lengthy Vigil service will be followed by the local custom of keepin...

Fast and Pray

Just a quick reminder regarding fasting rules and guidelines for the last two days of Holy Week - from the OCA website:On Great Friday those who have the strength follow the practice of the early Church and keep a total fast. Those unable to do this ma...

Holy Week Service Times Are Up!

Just a brief update to draw everyone's attention to the fact that the Holy Week Service times are now up on the newly revamped St. John's and St. Nina's website. My apologies for the delay, especially as one of the casualties of the delay was the Lazar...