Monthly Calendar

Liturgical Program and Event Calendar for the Months of April and May 2021:

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 10:00A.M.

APRIL 2021 LITURGICAL CALENDAR


Sunday, April 4. Sunday of the Holy Cross; Third Sunday of Great Lent. St. George of Maleon.

Epistle: Hebrews 4:14-5:6;

Gospel: Mark 8:34-9:1 (pp. 139-140) [Take up Cross and Follow Me]

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

Procession with Holy Cross


Sunday, April 11. Sunday of St. John Climacus; Fourth Sunday of Great Lent. St. Antipas, Bishop of Pergamon.

Epistle: Hebrews 6:13-20;

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

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


Friday, April 16. Martyrs Agape, Chionia & Irene.

Akathist Hymn 6:30 pm


Sunday, April 18. Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt; Fifth Sunday of Great Lent; St. John the Righteous.

Epistle: Hebrews 9:11-14;

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

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


Sunday, April 25. Palm Sunday: The Glorious Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem. Apostle Mark.

Epistle: Philipians 4:4-9;

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

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


Monday, April 26. Holy Monday; St. Basil of Amasea.

Bridegroom Matins: 6:30 pm.


Tuesday, April 27. Holy Tuesday; Martyr Simeon.

Bridegroom Matins: 6:30 pm.


Wednesday, April 28. Holy Wednesday; Nine Monk Martyrs of Cyzikos.

Holy Unction: 6:30 pm


Thursday, April 29. Holy Thursday; Sts. Jason & Sosipater of 70.

Passion Gospels: 6:30 pm


Friday, April 30. Holy Friday; St. James the Apostle

Vespers/Taking Down from Cross: 2:00 pm;

Lamentations Matins: 6:30 pm.


Saturday, May 1. Holy Saturday; Prophet Jeremiah.

Epistle: Romans 6:3-11;

Gospel: Matthew 28:1-20 [Resurrection]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy

11:30 pm. Midnight Paschal Service /Divine Liturgy

GREAT AND HOLY PASCHA (Easter Sunday/May 2); St. Athanasius the Great.

Epistle: Acts: 1-8;

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




May 2021 LITURGICAL CALENDAR


Saturday, May 1. Holy Saturday: Prophet Jeremiah.

Epistle: Romans 6:3-11; Gospel: Matthew 28:1-20 [Resurrection]

10:00 am Divine Liturgy

11:30 pm. Midnight Paschal Service /Divine Liturgy

GREAT AND HOLY PASCHA (Easter Sunday) May 2.

Transfer of the Relics of St. Athanasius Hesperos & St. Zoe the Righteous.

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, May 9. Sunday of Thomas. Prophet Isaiah; Martyr Christopher.

Epistle: Acts 5:12-20;

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

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


Sunday, May 16. Sunday of Myrrh-bearing Women. St. Theodoros the Sanctified.

Epistle: Acts 6:1-7;

Gospel: Mark 15:43-7 (pp. 48-50) [Myrrh-bearing Women at Tomb]

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


Sunday, May 23. Sunday of the Paralytic. St. Michael, Bishop of Synada.

Epistle: Acts 9:32-42;

Gospel: John 5:1-15 (pp. 50-52) [Healing of Paralytic]

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


Sunday, May 30. Sunday of the Samaritan Woman. St. Isaakios, founder of Dalmatian Monastery; St. Emmelia, Mother of St. Basil the Great.

Epistle: Acts: 11:19-30;

Gospel: John 4:5-42 (pp. 52-56) [Samaritan Woman at Well]

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

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!

Χριστός ’Aνέστη!




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