Welcome to St. John the Baptist Hellenic Orthodox Church Website

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15 Union Park Street,
Boston, MA 02118


8.45 a.m. Orthros
10.00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

NEW TIMES

Our parish is under the spiritual
and ecclesiastical shepherding of

His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston
Met of Bos
of the Greek Orthodox
Metropolis of Boston
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of the
Archdiocese of America
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under the jurisdiction of the
Ecumenical Patriarchate
of Constantinople
Patriarchate



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PROGRAM OF SERVICES
FOR THE HOLY WEEK

April 8: Saturday - Saturday of Lazarus
8:30 a.m.: Orthros
9:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy

April 9: Palm Sunday

8:30 a.m.: Orthros
9:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy, blessing and distribution of
Palm leaves
A Fish luncheon will follow in the CHURCH HALL
7:00 p.m.: Service of the Bridegroom (Nymphios)

April 10: Holy Monday
7:00 p.m.: Service of the Bridegroom (Nymphios)

April 11: Holy Tuesday
7:00 p.m.: Service of the Bridegroom (Doxastikon of Kassiani)

April 12: Holy Wednesday
5:00 p.m.: Holy Unction
7:00 p.m.: Service of Orthros of the Holy Thursday
(Commemoration of the Last Supper)

April 13: Holy Thursday
6:00 a.m.: Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
7:00 p.m.: Service of the Holy Passion
(Reading of the “twelve Gospels” and the Crucifixion procession)

April 14: Good Friday
9:00 a.m. : Service of the Great and Royal Hours
3:00 p.m.: The Vespers of Christ’s Descent from the Cross/
Αpokathylosis by
His Eminence Metropolitan
Methodios of Boston

7:00 p.m.: Service of the Lamentations and the Litany of the Epitaphios (about 9:30 p.m.)

April 15: Holy Saturday
8:00 a.m.: Great Vespers of the Resurrection and the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
11:15 p.m.: Service of the Midnight of the Resurrection
12:00 a.m. (midnight): Service of the Resurrection, Orthros and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

April 16: Pascha (Easter) Sunday
11:00 a.m.: The Vespers of Agape
(Reading of the Gospel in various languages)