Schedule of Services and Events

March 2019

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Ancestral Saturday. Requiem Matins, Hours and Divine Liturgy. Scripture: I Corinthians 10: 23-28; Luke 21:8-9, 25-27, 33-36; for the repose: I Thessalonians 4:13-17; John 5:24-30.
8:00 AM
 
Vigil. 7th Resurrection Gospel: John 20: 1-10.
5:00 PM
 
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Meatfare Sunday, Sunday of the Dread Judgment. Holy Hierarch Leo the Great. English Liturgy - ; Slavonic Liturgy – 10:10 AM. Scripture: for the day: I Corinthians 8: 8 – 9: 2; Matthew 25: 31-46.
7:40 AM
 
Chili cook-off after English Liturgy
10:00 AM
 
Meatfare Sunday, Sunday of the Dread Judgment. Holy Hierarch Leo the Great. Slavonic Liturgy. Scripture: for the day: I Corinthians 8: 8 – 9: 2; Matthew 25: 31-46.
10:10 AM
 
Sisterhood invites everyone to a Blini luncheon after the Slavonic Liturgy.
12:30 PM
 
“MatreshkiDC” dance group rehearsal. Younger dancers
6:30 PM
 
Meeting of the Parish Clergy (in the St. George house).
7:00 PM
 
Slavonic Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
Class on Orthodoxy with Metropolitan Jonah
7:30 PM
 
Meeting of the Parish Council
7:00 PM
 
English Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
 
Vigil. 8th Resurrection Gospel: John 20: 11-18.
5:00 PM
 
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Cheesefare Sunday; Commemoration of the Expulsion of Adam from Paradise English Liturgy. Scripture: Romans 13:11–14:4; Matthew 6:14-21. Eve of Great Lent.
7:40 AM
 
After both liturgies, the Russian Scouts invite everyone to the final Bliny luncheon of the year.
10:00 AM
 
Cheesefare Sunday; Commemoration of the Expulsion of Adam from Paradise. Slavonic Liturgy. Scripture: Romans 13:11–14:4; Matthew 6:14-21. Eve of Great Lent.
10:10 AM
 
After both liturgies, the Russian Scouts invite everyone to the final Bliny luncheon of the year.
12:30 PM
 
Forgiveness Sunday. Vespers with the Rite of Forgiveness.
6:30 PM
 
The Rules of Great Lent: Fish is permitted on the Annunciation of the Theotokos (April 7), the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem (April 21). Wine and oil are permitted on all Saturdays and Sundays of Lent, with the exception of Great and Holy Saturday (April 27, when only wine is permitted); on April 10 – the eve of the St. Andrew Standing, and April 25, Great Thursday. Wine, but not oil, is permitted on April 27, Holy Saturday. On all other days of Great Lent, we abstain from fish, wine and oil.
Midnight
 
Clean Monday. Matins, Hours, Typica and Vespers.
7:00 AM
 
Great Compline with the reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete. The English reading of the Canon will take place simultaneously in the Parish Hall.
6:30 PM
 
Clean Tuesday. Matins, Hours, Typica and Vespers.
7:00 AM
 
Great Compline with the reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete. The English reading of the Canon will take place simultaneously in the Parish Hall.
6:30 PM
 
Clean Wednesday. Matins, Hours, Typica and Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.
7:00 AM
 
Great Compline with the reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete. The English reading of the Canon will take place simultaneously in the Parish Hall.
6:30 PM
 
Clean Thursday. Matins, Hours, Typica and Vespers.
7:00 AM
 
Great Compline with the reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete. The English reading of the Canon will take place simultaneously in the Parish Hall.
6:30 PM
 
Clean Friday. Matins, Hours, and Typica.
7:00 AM
 
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts. (Confession – beginning at 6:00 PM).
7:00 PM
 
St. Theodore Saturday. Great Martyr Theodore the Recruit. Matins, Hours and Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 1: 1-12; Mark 2: 23 – 3: 5; for St. Theodore: II Timothy 2: 1-10; John 15: 17 - 16: 2.
8:00 AM
 
Vigil. 9th Resurrection Gospel: John 20: 19-31.
5:00 PM
 
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1st Sunday of Great Lent. Triumph of Orthodoxy. English Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 11: 24-26, 32 – 12: 2; John 1: 43-51. After each Liturgy, a Moleben for the return of those gone astray from Holy Orthodoxy.
7:40 AM
 
1st Sunday of Great Lent. Triumph of Orthodoxy. Slavonic Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 11: 24-26, 32 – 12: 2; John 1: 43-51. After each Liturgy, a Moleben for the return of those gone astray from Holy Orthodoxy.
10:10 AM
 
Vespers
6:30 PM
 
“MatreshkiDC” dance group rehearsal. Younger dancers
6:30 PM
 
Slavonic Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
Class on Orthodoxy with Metropolitan Jonah
7:30 PM
 
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts. (Confession – beginning at 6:00 PM).
7:00 PM
 
English Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
Synaxis of the 40 martyrs of Sebaste. Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts. (Confession – beginning at 6:00 PM). Scripture: Hebrews 12: 1-10; Matthew 20: 1-16.
7:00 PM
 
2nd Saturday of Great Lent. Ancestral Saturday. Requiem Matins, Hours and Liturgy. Scripture: for the day: Hebrews 3: 12-16; Mark 1: 35-44 for the repose: I Thessalonians 4:13-17; John 5:24-30.
8:00 AM
 
Vigil. 10th Resurrection Gospel: John 21: 1-14.
5:00 PM
 
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2nd Sunday of Great Lent. Commemoration of Holy Hierarch St. Gregory Palamas. English Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 1: 10 – 2: 3; Mark 2: 1-12; for St. Gregory: Hebrews 7: 26 – 8: 2; John 10: 9-16.
7:40 AM
 
2nd Sunday of Great Lent. Commemoration of Holy Hierarch St. Gregory Palamas. Slavonic Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 1: 10 – 2: 3; Mark 2: 1-12; for St. Gregory: Hebrews 7: 26 – 8: 2; John 10: 9-16.
10:10 AM
 
Vespers
6:30 PM
 
 
Slavonic Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
Class on Orthodoxy with Metropolitan Jonah
7:30 PM
 
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts. (Confession – beginning at 6:00 PM).
7:00 PM
 
English Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts. (Confession – beginning at 6:00 PM).
7:00 PM
 
3rd Saturday of Great Lent. Ancestral Saturday. Requiem Matins, Hours and Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 10: 32-38; Mark 2: 14-17; for the repose: I Thessalonians 4: 13-17; John 5: 24-30.
8:00 AM
 
Vigil (with the bringing out of the Holy Life-giving Cross). 11th Resurrection Gospel: John 21: 15-25.
5:00 PM
 
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3rd Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Cross. English Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 4: 14 - 5: 6; Mark 8: 34 - 9: 1.
7:40 AM
 
3rd Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Cross. Slavonic Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 4: 14 - 5: 6; Mark 8: 34 - 9: 1.
10:10 AM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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