ST. MICHAEL'S ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCH
1182 Ashland Street - Greensburg, PA 15601
724-834-1311 (voice) - 724-834-1912 (fax)
APRIL 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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PALM SUNDAY

HOLY- April 1 thru 8 - WEEK

Palm Sunday

8:45 AM - FESTAL MATINS
9:30 AM - Choir Rehearsal
10:00 AM - FESTAL DIV. LITURGY  with Palm Procession
     Feast Day Fish Luncheon

 


6:00 PM - BRIDEGROOM MATINS

 

Fast: fish, wine, & oil
2

9:00 AM - PRESANCTIFIED DIVINE LITURGY

 

 

 


6:00 PM - BRIDEGROOM MATINS

Fast
3

6:00 AM - PRESANCTIFIED DIVINE. LITURGY 
12:00 to 1:00 PM - Food on the Hill

 

 
6:00 PM - BRIDEGROOM MATINS

 

Fast
4

9:00 AM - PRESANCTIFIED DIVINE LITURGY

 


7:00 PM - HOLY UNCTION

 

Fast
5

8:00 AM - MATINS
9:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY of the Institution of Holy Communion

 


6:30 PM - WASHING of the FEET
7:00 PM - MATINS with 12 Gospels

 

Fast
6

9:00 AM - ROYAL HOURS
Decorate the Tomb


3:00 PM - GREAT VESPERS - Taking Down From the Cross
Vigil at the Tomb of Christ begins
7:00 PM - MATINS with Lamentations at the Tomb

 

Fast
7

8:00 AM - Prothesis Presentation (Preparation of the Gifts)
8:45 AM - “Personal” Remembrance of Living and Departed
9:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY of the Descent into Hades with 15 Old Testament Readings


10:30 PM - NOCTURNE, RUSH, MATINS and DIVINE LITURGY of the Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

 

Fast: wine & oil
8
PASCHA

11:00 AM -GREAT VESPERS of Agape with the Gospel Readings in Many Languages

Children’s Easter Egg (Candy) Hunt

 

Fast free
9

9:00 AM - PASCHAL DIVINE LITURGY

Fast free
10

9:00 AM - PASCHAL DIVINE LITURGY

Fast free
11

11:30-1 PM - 1st Lutheran Lunch

Fast free
12
Fast free
13

Bishop THOMAS visit begins

Fast free
14


Bishop THOMAS visit continues
6:00 PM - GREAT VESPERS

6:00 Great Vespers
Fast free
15

8:45 - ORTHROS
9:30 - Choir Rehearsal
10:00 AM - HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY

     Church School

Lunch and Fellowship with Bishop THOMAS

 

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17


6:30PM - Executive Board M’ting
7:00PM - Parish Council Meeting

 

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Fast
19
20
Fast
21

AMEN Meeting at Bean & Baguette POSTPONED. Please watch for a rescheduled date.


5:15 PM - Byzantine Chant Rehersal
6:00 PM - GREAT VESPERS

22

8:45 AM - MATINS
10:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY

Church School

Pruitt Family Memorial (Frank, Adele, Joshua)

Fellowship Hour includes preliminary discussion 
about our September St. Michael’s Bu

23

9:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY
Great Martyr George

24

6:30 PM - First Buffet Planning Meeting

25

9:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY
Evangelist Mark

Fast
26
27
Fast
28
6:00 Great Vespers
29

8:45 AM - MATINS
10:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY
     Church School
     Antiochian Women’s Meeting

30

9:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY
Ap. James, brother of Ev. John

May 1

12:00PM   Food on the Hill
6:00 PM - VESP. DIVINE LITURGY
     Mid-Pentecost

May 2

6:00 PM - Church School Meeting at Wetzel home

Fast
May 3
May 4
Fast
May 5


5:15 PM - Byzantine Chant Reh’sal
6:00 PM - GREAT VESPERS

Please consult the Sunday bulletin for changes to the monthly calendar.