ST. MICHAEL'S ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCH
1182 Ashland Street - Greensburg, PA 15601
724-834-1311 (voice) - 724-834-1912 (fax)
APRIL 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Mar 31
8:45 Matins
10:00 Divine Liturgy
11:20 Church School


At Antiochian Village — March 29-31
Antiochian Women Lenten Retreat

Fast: wine & oil
1


6:00 PM - GREAT COMPLINE
     “The Jesus Prayer”
Short Reflection ‘Lord-Jesus-Christ’

Communal Chant Session

 

Fast
2
Fast
3


5:30 PM - NINTH HOUR
6:00 PM - DIVINE LITURGY of the Presanctified Gifts

Soup & Bread; Choir

Fast
4

10:00 AM - to “Zoe for Life” in Parma, Ohio
see details on  03/31/19 bulletin.

Fast
5

9:00 AM to 12 PM - Confessions


6:00 PM - Lenten Covered Dish
7:00 PM - AKATHIST to the Theotokos

Fast
6

NO Divine Liturgy at St. Michael’s this morning

        AT ST. MARY CHURCH, Johnstown

                 8:


5:15 PM - Chant Rehearsal
6:00 PM - GREAT VESPERS

 

Fast: wine & oil
7

8:45 AM - ORTHROS
9:00 AM - Choir Rehearsal
10:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY
        Church School

Choir Rehearsal (40 or less)

Antiochian Women’s Meeting

Fast: wine & oil
8


6:00 PM - GREAT COMPLINE
“The Jesus Prayer”
Short Reflection ‘...Son of God...’

Communal Chant Session

Fast
9
Fast
10

5:30 PM - NINTH HOUR
6:00 PM - DIVINE LITURGY of the Presanctified Gifts
Soup & Bread; Choir

Fast
11

6:00 PM - FULL CANON of St. Andrew of Crete

Fast
12

9:00 AM to 12 PM - Confessions

 

7:15 PM at Antiochian Village Conference Ctr:
AKATHIST to the Theotokos with Metropolitan JOSEPH presiding

Fast
13

8:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY at St. Michael’s

Spring Retreat at Antiochian Village
(pre-registration required)

NO Great Vespers at St. Michael's

Fast: wine & oil
14

8:45 AM - ORTHROS
9:20 AM - Choir Rehearsal
10:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY

John Albert 40 day memorial

Church School (with First Confessions)


5:00 PM - LENTEN VESPERS at St. George Church
3230 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017

 

Fast: wine & oil
15

11:00 to 1 PM - Confessions


4:00 to 5:30 PM - Confessions
6:00 PM - GREAT COMPLINE
“The Jesus Prayer” 

Short Reflection ‘...have mercy...’
Communal Chant Session

Fast
16


7:00 PM - Parish Council Meeting

Fast
17


5:30 PM - NINTH HOUR
6:00 PM - DIVINE LITURGY of the Presanctified Gifts

Soup & Bread; CHOIR

Fast
18
Fast
19

7:00 - Prayer Breakast
Ramada Inn Hotel

9:00 to 11:30 AM - Confessions

4:00 PM - DIVINE LITURGY of the Prescanctified Gfts
5:00 PM - Lenten Covered Dish
6:00 PM - COMPLINE with Canon of the Righteous Lazarus
Confessions
CHOIR

 

Fast
20

9:00 AM - DIVINE LITURGY
Memorial for those departed this life in Aprils past
Church Clean & Decorate
Please, put yourself out to come help!

Confessions
Palm Cross Weaving


6:00 Great Vespers of Palm Sinday
Fast: wine & oil
21
PALM SUNDAY

8:45 AM - FESTAL MATINS
9:30 AM - Choir Rehearsal
10:00 AM - FESTAL DIVINE LITURGY with Palm Procession

Feast Day Fish Luncheon

Fast: fish, wine, & oil
22

9:00 AM - PRESANC. DIVINE LITURGY

 


6:00 PM - BRIDEGROOM MATINS

Special CHOIR Rehearsal

 

Fast
23

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


6:00 PM - BRIDEGROOM MATINS

 

Fast
24

9:00 AM - PRESANC. DIVINE LITURGY

 


7:00 PM - HOLY UNCTION

Fast
25

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
26

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
:00 PM - MATINS with Lamentations at the Tomb

10:30 PM - Full LAMENTATIONS

 

Fast
27

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
28
PASCHA

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

Children’s Easter Egg (Candy) Hunt

 

Fast free
29

Bright Monday
9:00 AM - PASCHAL DIVIVINE LITURGY

Fast free
30

Bright Tuesday
9:00 AM - PASCHAL DIVINE LITURGY

12:00 to 1:00 PM - Food on the Hill

Fast free
May 1
Fast free
May 2

Bright Thursday


5:30 PM - Church School Meeting at Wetzel home

Fast free
May 3
Fast free
May 4

Bright Saturday

 
2:00 PM - “Sister Act” 

6:00 Great Vespers
Fast free
Please consult the Sunday bulletin for changes to the monthly calendar.