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15 Union Park Street,
Boston, MA 02118

8.30 a.m. Orthros
9.30 a.m. Divine Liturgy


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
of the
Archdiocese of America
under the jurisdiction of the
Ecumenical Patriarchate
of Constantinople


Holy Week 2019

April 22: Holy Monday
6:30 p.m.: Service of the Bridegroom (Nymphios)

April 23: Holy Tuesday
6:30 p.m.: Service of the Bridegroom (Doxastikon of Kassiani)

April 24:
Holy Wednesday
5:00 p.m.: Holy Unction
6:30 p.m.: Service of Orthros of the Holy Thursday
(Commemoration of the Last Supper)

April 25:
Holy Thursday
6:00 a.m.: Vespers and the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
6:30 p.m.: Service of the Holy Passion (Reading of the “twelve gospels” and the Crucifix procession)

April 26:
Good Friday
9:00 a.m.: (noon): Service of the Great and Royal Hours
3:00 p.m.: The Vespers of Christ’s descent from the Cross (Apokathilosis) with
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios
7:00 p.m.: Service of the Lamentations and the Litany of the Epitaphios (about 9:30 p.m.)

April 27:
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 28: Pascha (Easter) Sunday 11:00 a.m.:
The Vespers of Agape (Reading of the gospel in various languages)