All Saints Parish 2021 Lenten Services Announced

Holy Lent begins on Monday, March 15th. This list of Lenten services is “subject to change without notice…” All services will be live-streamed for those who are unable to join us or who have concerns due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch the Sunday Bulletin or call the parish office for changes.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, no Pan-Orthodox Lenten services have been scheduled.

 

Saturday of the Souls services will be held on: March 6, 13 & 20. A name list is available in The Vineyard and from the parish office.

Forgiveness Vespers will be held on Sunday evening, March 14 at 6:00 p.m.

Sunday of Orthodoxy – March 21 with procession of Icons (no memorials permitted)

Great Compline Mondays at 6:00 p.m. March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, & 19.

Parish Pre-sanctified Liturgies Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. March 17, 31, April 7, 14, & 21.

Salutations Friday evenings at 6:00 p.m. March 19, 26, April 2, 9, & 16.

The Feast of the Annunciation Great Vespers will be held on Wednesday, March 24 at 6:00p.m. Orthros and Divine Liturgy at All Saints on Thursday, March 25 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Saturday of Lazarus April 24 – Orthros and DL beginning at 9:00 a.m. (No Family Lenten Retreat this year).

Palm Sunday – April 25.

Holy Week & Pascha Services Begin Sunday evening, April 25. See separate Holy Week schedule in April’s Vineyard.

Pascha – May 2 (This year, Pascha follows Western Easter by one month)

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.

 



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.

Monday
Bridegroom Service 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday
Bridegroom Service 7:00 p.m.

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

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

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

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

Sunday
Agape Vespers 11:00 a.m.