Great & Holy Thursday - Matins with 12 Passion Gospels

Great & Holy Thursday -  Matins with 12 Passion Gospels

Thursday morning begins with a Vesperal Divine Liturgy commemorating the Mystical Supper. As previously mentioned, this is actually Holy Thursday evening's service celebrated in the morning in anticipation. Everyone who is able should make an effort to receive Holy Communion at this service as it was at the Mystical Supper that our Lord instituted the Holy Eucharist. At this Liturgy a second Host is consecrated and kept in the Tabernacle. It is from this Host that Holy Communion is distributed to the shut-ins and the sick throughout the coming year.


Thursday evening actually begins the services of Great and Holy Friday. The service of the Twelve Passion Gospels commemorates the solemn time of our Lord's Crucifixion. After the reading of the fifth Gospel, the holy cross is carried around the church in procession, and Christ's body is nailed to the cross in the center of the church.



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  • DEC 12, Tue:   Eve of the Feast of St. Herman Great Vespers  6:30 PM
  • DEC 13, Wed:   Feast of St. Herman Divine Liturgy  9:30 AM
  • DEC 14, Thu:   Daily Vespers  4:00 PM

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