Schedule of Church Services (1-30 April)

 

4th week of Great Lent
1 April, Friday:
17.00 – Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos (Ицқьаӡоу Анцәадзыхшааз Лхьыӡра́шәа).

2 April, Saturday:
17.00 – Vespers, Confession

3 April, Sunday of St. John Climacus (Ацқьа Иуа́на Сина́тәи)
7.00 – Matins
9.00 – Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great

5th week of Great Lent
4 April, Monday:
17.00 – the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete is chanted (Ацқьа Андре́ас Кри́ттәи иаԥиҵаз Аканон ду аԥхьара).

6 April, Wednesday:
17.00 – Great Vespers with Litany

7 April, Thursday: Annunciation (Агәырӷьаҿҳәашаҳәара).
09.00 – Vespers with Liturgy of John Chrysostom.

8 April, Friday:
17.00 – Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos (Ицқьаӡоу Анцәадзыхшааз Лхьыӡра́шәа).
9 April, Saturday:
17.00 – Vespers, Confession.

10 April, Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt (Ацқьа Мариа Мысратәи).
7.00 – Matins
9.00 – Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great

6th week of Great Lent
16 April, Lazarus Saturday. (Ауаҩыцқьеи ауаҩиашеи Лазар исабша).
7.00 – Matins
8.30 – Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.
17.00 – Vespers with Litany.

17 April, Palm Sunday (Аиа-Абаи́а).
7.00 – Matins
9.00 – Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.

Holy Week (Амчыбжь Ду)
20 April: Holy Wednesday
18.00 – Sacrament of Anointing of the sick. Confession.

21 April: Holy Thursday (Чачхады́л). Memories of the Last Supper
10.00 – Holy Vespers with Liturgy of St. Basil the Great.
18.00 – Matins with reading of 12 Passion Gospels.

22 April: Holy Friday (Ахәаша Ду)
10.00 – Canonical hours
14.00 – Vespers and presentation of shroud
18.00 – Matins and procession with the shroud around the church (burial of the shroud)

23 April: Holy Saturday (Асабша Ду)
10.00 – Great Vespers with Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
21.00 – Confession (in the Church of St. Andrew)
23.00 – Beginning of the Easter Service (in the Cathedral of St. Panteleimon)
24.00 – Religious procession around the cathedral, Easter Matins and Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.

24 April: Resurrection of Christ (Easter Day). Мшаԥы.
17.00 – Vespers of love (Ага́па) with reading of the Gospel in different languages.