Service Schedule: March to May

March

1 Fri
2 Sat 18:00 Sunday of the Last Judgment (Meatfare) Vigil
3 Sun 10:00 Sunday of the Last Judgment (Meatfare) Liturgy, Monthly Panikhida
4 Mon
5 Tue
6 Wed
7 Thu
8 Fri
9 Sat 18:00 Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheesefare) Vigil
10 Sun 10:00 Sunday of Forgiveness (Cheesefare) Liturgy 16:00 Vespers (Beginning of Great Lent)
11 Mon First Week of Great Lent 07:30 Matins, Hours, Vespers       17:30 Great Compline (Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete)
12 Tue 07:30 Matins, Hours, Vespers             17:30 Great Compline (Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete)
13 Wed 07:30 Matins, Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy 17:30 Great Compline (Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete)
14 Thu 07:30 Matins, Hours, Vespers             17:30 Great Compline (Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete)
15 Fri 07:30 Matins, Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy 17:00 St. Theodore Saturday Matins, 1st Hour
16 Sat 07:30 St. Theodore Saturday Liturgy

18:00 Triumph of Orthodoxy Sunday Vigil

17 Sun 10:00 Triumph of Orthodoxy Sunday Liturgy
18 Mon
19 Tue 2nd Week 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
20 Wed 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy
21 Thu National Holiday 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
22 Fri 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy

17:00 Ancestral Saturday Matins, 1st Hour

23 Sat 07:30 Ancestral Saturday Liturgy

18:00 Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas Vigil

24 Sun 10:00 Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas Liturgy
25 Mon
26 Tue 3rd Week 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
27 Wed 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy
28 Thu 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
29 Fri 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy

17:00 Ancestral Saturday Matins, 1st Hour

30 Sat 07:30 Ancestral Saturday Liturgy

18:00 Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross Vigil

31 Sun 10:00 Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross Liturgy

April

1 Mon
2 Tue 4th Week 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
3 Wed 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy
4 Thu 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
5 Fri 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy 17:00 Ancestral Saturday Matins, 1st Hour
6 Sat 07:30 Ancestral Saturday Liturgy          18:00 Sunday of St. John Climacus & Annunciation of the Theotokos Vigil
7 Sun 10:00 Sunday of St. John Climacus & Annunciation of the Theotokos Liturgy
8 Mon
9 Tue 5th Week 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
10 Wed 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy
11 Thu 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
12 Fri 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy

17:00 Saturday of the Akathist Matins, 1st Hour

13 Sat 07:30 Saturday of the Akathist Liturgy        18:00 Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt Vigil
14 Sun 10:00 Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt Liturgy, Monthly Panikhida
15 Mon
16 Tue Palm Week 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
17 Wed 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy
18 Thu 17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour
19 Fri 07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy

17:00 Lazarus Saturday Matins, 1st Hour

20 Sat 07:30 Lazarus Saturday Liturgy

13:00 Holy Unction 18:00 Palm Sunday Vigil

21 Sun 10:00 Palm Sunday Liturgy 

16:00 Palm Sunday Vespers (Beginning of Passion Week)

22

Mon

Passion Week Great Monday

07:30 Matins – Presanctified Liturgy

17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour

23

Tue

Great Tuesday

07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy

17:00 Great Compline, Matins, 1st Hour

24

Wed

Great Wednesday

07:30 Hours, Vespers, Presanctified Liturgy Great Thursday

17:00 Matins, 1st Hour

25

Thu

Great Thursday

07:30 Hours, Vespers, Liturgy

Great Friday

18:00 Matins (Twelve Gospels of the Passion)

26

Fri

Great Friday 07:30 Royal Hours

14:00 Vespers (Plashchanitsa)

Great Saturday 18:00 Matins, 1st Hour

27

Sat

Great Saturday 07:30 Hours to Vesperal Liturgy

23:20 Midnight Office 

00:00 Great and Holy Pascha

28

Sun

10:00 Paschal Moleben 

13:00 Paschal Moleben 

16:00 Paschal Vespers

29 Mon National Holiday Bright Week
30 Tue National Holiday

May

1 Wed National Holiday
2 Thu National Holiday
3 Fri National Holiday
4 Sat National Holiday 18:00 St. Thomas Sunday (Antipascha) Vigil
5 Sun National Holiday 10:00 St. Thomas Sunday (Antipascha) Liturgy, Monthly Panikhida 16:00 Vespers
6 Mon Substitute National Holiday 08:00 Radonitsa Liturgy 11:00 Memorial service for Bishops at Yanaka Cemetery
7 Tue Memorial Day of Metropolitan Theodosius (Nagashima)
8 Wed
9 Thu
10 Fri
11 Sat 18:00 The Myrrh-bearing Women Vigil
12 Sun 10:00 The Myrrh-bearing Women Liturgy
13 Mon
14 Tue
15 Wed
16 Thu
17 Fri
18 Sat 18:00 The Paralyzed Man Sunday Vigil
19 Sun 10:00 The Paralyzed Man Sunday Liturgy
20 Mon
21 Tue
22 We
23 Thu
24 Fri
25 Sat 18:00 The Samaritan Woman Vigil
26 Sun 10:00 The Samaritan Woman Liturgy
27 Mon
28 Tue
29 We
30 Thu
31 Fri