Monthly Calendar


Liturgical Program and Event Calendar for the Months of March and April 2020:

For a calendar that has all of the daily saints and feasts, please click here.

Unless specified otherwise, Orthros (Matins) begin at 9:00 A.M. and are followed by the Divine Liturgy at 10:15 A.M.


Sunday, March 1. Cheesefare Sunday; Forgiveness Sunday; St. Eudokia of Heliopolis.

Epistle: Romans 13:11-14; 14:1-14

Gospel: Matthew 6:14-21 (pp. 134-5) [Forgiveness]

Divine Liturgy- 10:00 am Forgiveness.

Great Lent Begins Monday, March 2 (Clean Monday) until Pascha, April 19

Saturday, March 7. Soul Saturday; First Saturday of Lent: The Commemoration of the Miracle of Kollyva wrought by Saint Theodore the Tyro.

Seven Hieromartyrs of Cherson; St. Lawrence of Megara.

Epistle: II Timothy 2:1-10

Gospel: Mark 2:23-28;3:1-5 [Sabbath made for man, not man for the Sabbath]

Divine Liturgy 10:00 am

Memorial Service for all Departed Souls (Mnemosino) at end of Divine Liturgy.

Sunday, March 8. Sunday of Orthodoxy; First Sunday of Great Lent. St. Theophylactos of Nicomedia; St. Hermas of the Seventy.

Epistle: Hebrews 11:24-26;32-40.

Gospel: John 1:43-51 (p. 129) [Calling of St. Phillip and St. Nathaniel]

Divine Liturgy/ Procession with Holy Icons - 10:00 am

Sunday, March 15. Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas; Second Sunday of Great Lent. St. Agapius & Companions; St. Manuel of Crete.

Epistle: Hebrews 1:10-14; 2:1-3

Gospel: Mark 2:1-12 (p. 138-9) [Healing Paralytic]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy

Sunday, March 22. Sunday of the Holy Cross; Third Sunday of Great Lent. St. Basil of Ancyra.

Epistle: Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:1-6

Gospel: Mark 8:34-38; 9:1 (pp. 140-1) [Come Follow Me]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy Procession of the Holy Cross.

Annunciation/Greek Independence Day Dinner

Wednesday, March 25. Annunciation of the Theotokos.

Epistle: Hebrews 2:11-18

Gospel: Luke 1:24-38 [Annunciation by Archangel Gabriel to Theotokos]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy

Sunday, March 29. Sunday of St. John Climacus; Fourth Sunday of Great Lent. St. Mark, Bishop of Arethusa

Epistle: Hebrews 6:13-20; 

Gospel: Mark 9:17-31 (pp. 141-2) [Can only be cast out by prayer & fasting]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy



Sunday, April 5.  Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt; Fifth Sunday of Great Lent;  Martyr Claudius. 

Epistle: Hebrews 9:11-14; 

Gospel: Mark 10:32-45 (pp. 141-2) [First to be servant of all]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy


Sunday, April 12. Palm Sunday: The Glorious Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem.  St. Basil the Confessor.  St. Anthoussa of Constantinople.

Epistle: Philipians 4:4-9; 

Gospel: John 12:1-18 (pp. 145-7) [Entry of Lord into Jerusalem]

9:00 am Orthros/10:15 am Divine Liturgy


Monday, April 13. Holy Monday: Bridegroom Matins: 6:30 pm.   

St. Martin, Pope of Rome.


Tuesday, April 14. Holy Tuesday: Bridegroom Matins: 6:30 pm.   

St. Aristarchos of Alexandria.


Wednesday, April 15. Holy Wednesday: Holy Unction: 6:30 pm.  

St. Crescens the Martyr.


Thursday, April 16. Holy Thursday: Passion Gospels: 6:30 pm.  

Martyrs Agape, Chionia & Irene.


Friday, April 17. Holy Friday:Vespers/Taking Down from Cross: 2:00 pm;

Lamentations: 6:30 pm.  

St. Simeon of Persia; St. Markarios of Corinth.


Saturday, April 18. Holy Saturday: St. John the Righteous.

Epistle: Romans 6:3-11; 

Gospel: Matthew 28:1-20 [Resurrection]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy


11:30 pm. Midnight Paschal Service / Divine Liturgy / Paschal Breakfast

GREAT AND HOLY PASCHA (Easter Sunday) April 19.   Martyr Paphnoutious .

Epistle: Acts: 1-8; Gospel: John 1:1-17 (pp. 45-6) [In the Beginning was the Word...]

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Χριστός ’Aνέστη!

Sunday, April 26. Sunday of Thomas. St. Basil of Amasea. 

Epistle: Acts 5:12-20; 

Gospel: John 20:19-31 (pp. 46-48) [Doubting Thomas]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy