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HOLY WEEK 2019 Schedule of Services

ORTHODOX METROPOLITANATE

OF HONG AND SOUTH EAST ASIA

ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL OF SAINT LUKE

HONG KONG

HOLY WEEK 2019

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

Palm Sunday - April 21

Morning

09.15 am Matins

10.00 am Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

11.00 am Bridegroom Service

Synaxarion

On this day, Palm Sunday, we celebrate the resplendent and glorious feast of the entry of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ into Jerusalem.

Texts

Morning

Matins

Divine Liturgy

Bridegroom Service

Holy and Great Wednesday - April 24

Evening

19.00 pm Sacrament of the Holy Unction

Synaxarion

On great and holy Wednesday, as the most divine fathers ordained, we commemorate the harlot who anointed the Lord's feet with fragrant ointment, since this occurred shortly before the saving Passion.

Texts

Evening

Holy Unction Service with Niptiras Service

Niptiras Service (Last Supper)

Holy and Great Thursday - April 25

Evening

19.00 pm Service of the Holy Passions (12 Gospels)

Synaxarion

On holy and great Thursday the godly Fathers, who have arranged all things well, received from the divine Apostles and the sacred Gospels and in turn handed down to us, that today we should celebrate four things: the sacred Washing of Feet, the Mystical Supper (that is, the tradition of what we know as the awesome Mysteries of Holy Communion), the High Priestly Prayer, and finally the Betrayal itself.

Texts

Evening

Holy Passion Service

Holy and Great Friday - April 26

Morning

09.15 am Great and Royal Hours

Afternoon

15.00 pm Great Vespers (The descent from the Crosss)

Evening

19.00 pm Epitaphios Service (Lamentations)

Synaxarion

On this day, Holy and Great Friday, we celebrate the awesome, holy, and saving Passion of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ: the spitting, the blows, the buffeting, the mockery, the reviling, the purple robe, the reed, the sponge, the vinegar, the nails, the spear, and above all, the Cross and Death which He condescended to endure willingly for our sakes. Also the saving confession on the cross of the grateful Robber who was crucified with Him.

Texts

Morning

Great and Royal Hours

Afternoon

Great Vespers

Evening

Epitaphios Service

Holy and Great Saturday - April 27

Morning

09.30 am Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great

Evening

20.00 pm The Glorious Resurrection and the Liturgy of Pascha

Synaxarion

On great and holy Saturday, we celebrate the burial of the divine Body and the descent into Hades of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, through which He recalled our human race from corruption and passed it over into life eternal.

Texts

Morning

Divine Liturgy

Evening

Pascha Pannychis

Pascha Matins

Parcha Liturgy

Holy and Great Sunday of Pacha - April 28

Morning

11.00 am Agape Service (The Great Vespers of Pacha)

Synaxarion

On the holy and great Sunday of Pascha we celebrate the very life-bearing Resurrection of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ.

Texts

Morning

Agape Service

Notes

All the Services will be held at the Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Luke, 704 Universal Trade Centre, 3 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong.

An Announcement for Non Orthodox Visitors

Non Orthodox visitors cannot be accomodated at the Services of Holy Passion (Holy Thursday evening, 19.00 pm), at the Epitaphios Service (Holy Friday evening, 19.00 pm) and at the Pascha Services (Holy Saturday night, 20.00 pm).

Locate Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral

Address: 3 Arbuthnot Road, 704 Universal Trade Center, Central, Hong Kong

Email: office@omhksea.org

Transportation:

MTR Central Station, Exit "D1"

Public bus, route no. 12M, 13, 23A and 40M

Green light bus, route no. 10A & 10B

Blessed Holy Week and Pascha!

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