Great & Holy Saturday Divine Liturgy of St. Basil at 10 AM - Nocturn, Matins, Divine Liturgy 11:30 PM

Great & Holy Saturday Divine Liturgy of St. Basil at 10 AM - Nocturn, Matins, Divine Liturgy 11:30 PM

This day is a day of hope and waiting. In the morning we celebrate a Vesperal Divine Liturgy which commemorates Christ's victory over death. Bright vestments are worn as we anticipate Christ's Resurrection.  In the Byzantine Tradition, laurel leaves are strewn throughout the church during the service, because in the ancient world laurel leaves were a sign of victory. As the leaves are strewn, the choir chants "Arise O God and Judge the earth, for to Thee belong all the nations." The Old Testament story of Jonah in the belly of the whale is read at this service because Jonah is seen in the Church as a Type of Christ. As Jonah was three days in the belly of the great fish, and was then safely deposited back onto land, so our Lord was three days in the tomb before His glorious Resurrection. The Vesperal Divine Liturgy of Holy Saturday concludes the services of Holy Week, and brings us to the eve of Great and Holy Pascha.
Nocturn, Matins, Divine Liturgy 11:30 pm

Blessing of Easter Baskets

Pascha Collection - This year on Pascha night, a collection basket will be passed immediately when we return from our procession … right at the beginning of Matins.



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  • JUN 24, Sat:   Resurrectional Vespers  6:30 PM
  • JUN 25, Sun:   Divine Liturgy - Sts. Peter & Fevronia  9:30 AM
  • JUN 28, Wed:   Eve of Ss. Peter & Paul Vespers  6:30 PM

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Happy Father's Day Father Nicholas!

Holy Trinity's Community Breakfast is held monthly, on the last Saturday of the month from 10 am - 11 am. Our Soup Kitchen is held the 2nd Friday of the month. Each month, a healthy breakfast is served to approximately 40-50 people in Stroudsburg and surrounding communities. Many of our guests are in need of meal, as well as our friendship and conversation. Everyone is welcome to participate in this outreach ministry. How can you help? We need several people to:

- Help shop, set up, cook, serve, converse with our guests
- Clean up - dishes, tables, floors, bathrooms
- Provide transportation
Please reply to rebboyle@gmail.com if you can assist.

Thank you and God bless you for your support. We need your help!