All Saints Parish 2019 Lenten Services Announced

Holy Lent begins on Monday, March 11th. The following Lenten service list has been provided so you can mark your calendars. Please remember that this is the planned order of Lenten services that is “subject to change without notice…” Watch the Sunday Bulletin or call the parish office for changes.

Please see the preliminary Pan-Orthodox Lenten Service Schedule at the bottom of this page.

Saturday of the Souls services will be held on: March 2, 9, & 16. A name list has been included in this issue of The Vineyard for your commemorations.

Sunday of Orthodoxy – March 17 with procession of Icons (no memorials permitted)

Great Compline Mondays at 7:00 p.m. March 11 (begins at 6:30 with Great Canon), 18, 25, April 1, 8, and 15.

Parish Pre-sanctified Liturgies Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. March 13, (No Pre-sanctified Liturgy on March 20 – Metropolis Clergy Retreat), 27, April 3, 10 & 17.

Salutations Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m. March 15, 22, 29, April 5 & 12.

The Feast of the Annunciation Lenten Vespers will be held on Sunday, March 24 at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Weirton (Colliers Way) at 4:00 p.m. Orthros and Divine Liturgy at All Saints on Monday, March 25.

Saturday of Lazarus April 20 – Orthros and DL beginning at 9:00 a.m. (Family Lenten Retreat to follow in Hellenic Memorial Hall)

Palm Sunday – April 21

Holy Week & Pascha Services Begin Sunday evening, April 21. Separate Schedule in April’s Vineyard

Pascha – April 28 (This year, Pascha follows Western Easter by one week)


REGARDING HOLY CONFESSION – As with previous years, Holy Confession during Lent will be scheduled by appointment. Please call the office to arrange an appropriate time.


Pan-Orthodox Lenten Vespers Services Announced (tentative)

  • Sunday, March 17 – St. John the Theologian, Wheeling, WV at 4:00 p.m. (Sunday of Orthodoxy)
  • Sunday, March 24 – St Nicholas Church, Weirton, WV at 4:00 p.m. (Eve of the Annunciation)
  • Sunday, March 31 – St. Nicholas Church, Barton, OH at 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 7 – Holy Resurrection Church, Steubenville, OH at 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 17 – T.B.A.


Parish Calendar For Lenten Services

Below is a list of general lenten services for All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Weirton, West Virginia. For the particular schedule of services, please contact the parish office as the listed schedule is subject to change from a number of circumstances.

Pan-Orthodox services are also conducted throughout Lent at the various parishes of the St. Stephen’s Orthodox Clergy Brotherhood of the Upper Ohio Valley. As these locations also change from year to year, please contact the parish office for details.

Weeks of Lent

Monday – Great Compline 7:00 p.m. (On the first Monday of Lent , Great Compline begins at 6:30 p.m. with the Canon of St. Andrew)

Wednesday – Parish Presanctified Liturgy 6:00 p.m.

Friday – Salutations 7:00 p.m.

Sunday – Orthros and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil (services begin at 9:00 a.m.)

Saturday of Lazarus (following sixth week of Lent)
– Matins & DL begin at 9:00 a.m.
– Lenten Brunch & youth mini-retreat to follow (generally).

Sunday – Palm Sunday following the Saturday of Lazarus – Orthros and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom


Holy Week

Sunday – Palm Sunday
Bridegroom Service 7:00 p.m.

Bridegroom Service 7:00 p.m.

Bridegroom Service 7:00 p.m.

Presanctified Liturgy 9:00 a.m
Holy Unction 3:00 p.m.
Bridegroom Service 6:00 p.m. with Unction anointing to follow

Vesp Lit of St. Basil 9:00 a.m.
Service of the Twelve Gospels 6:00 p.m.

The Royal Hours 9:00 a.m.
Descent from the Cross (Apokathelosis) 4:00 p.m.
Epitaphios (Lamentations) 7:00 p.m. 

Vesp Lit of St. Basil 9:00 a.m.
Services of Resurrection, Orthros & Liturgy begin at 10:30 p.m.

Agape Vespers 11:00 a.m.