Schedule of Church Services (March 2021)

6 March, Saturday of Souls (commemoration of the dead, аԥсцәа рсабша)
7.00 – Matins
8.30 – Divine Liturgy
10.00 – Memorial Service for the dead
17.00 – Vespers, Confession

7 March, Sunday, Myasopustnaya (Abh. Акәацфара амҽыш), about the Last Judgment
7.00 – Matins
9.00 – Divine Liturgy

From 7 to 13 March Wednesday and Friday fasting will be canceled
13 March, Saturday:
17.00 – Vespers

14 March, Sunday, Quinquagesima Sunday (Ацқьашә аԥҟара):
7.0 – Matins
9.00 – Divine Liturgy

Great Lent begins on 15 March (Хәажәкыра ҳацҵоит, Ачгара ду ҳаҵалоит).
In the 1st week of Great Lent, from 15 to 19 March, the monastery is closed!

1st week of Lent
15 March, beginning of Great Lent, Clean Monday (Хәажәкыра ҳаҵҵоит)

20 March, Saturday of St.Theodore Tyron (Аиҭарныҳәа)
7.00 – Matins
8.30 – Divine Liturgy

After the Liturgy, consecration of boiled millet porridge (абысҭа) – in memory of the miracle performed by St. Theodore Tyron.
17.00 – Vespers, Confession
21 March, Sunday: Triumph of Orthodoxy

7.00 – Matins. 9.00 – Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great. 11.00 – Litany (procession with icons).

2nd week of Lent
24 March, Wednesday: 17.00 – Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

26 March, Friday: 17.00 – Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos

27 March, Saturday: 17.00 – Vespers, Confession

28 March, Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas
7.00 – Matins
9.00 – Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great

31 March, Wednesday
17.00 – Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts