(Orthodox Church in America)
591 North Main Street Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Holy Week Schedule

Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral

591 North Main Street

Wilkes-Barre PA 18705


Schedule of services for Holy Week 2017


Sat. April 8th, 2017       9:00 AM      LAZARUS SATURDAY - Divine Liturgy

                                       5:00 PM       Saturday; Vespers with wheat, wine and oil


Sun. April 9th, 2017     8:30 AM     PALM SUNDAY - Arrival of Bishop Mark

                                      9:00 AM    Divine Liturgy Celebrate with Bishop Mark, blessing of                                                                    Willows and Palms

                                       4:00 PM     Bridegroom Matins

Mon. April 10th, 2017   6:00 PM      Bridegroom Matins

Tue.  April  11th, 2017     6:00 PM      Bridegroom Matins

Wed. April12th 2017       6:00 PM     Holy Unction ((Prayers of Healing for Body & Soul)

Thu. April 13th, 2017       8:00 AM     Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil

                                        6:00 PM      Matins - Reading of the Passion Gospels

Fri.  April 14th, 2015      8:00 AM     GREAT & HOLY FRIDAY- Royal Hours

                                         3:00 PM       Vespers with placing of the Holy Shroud into the tomb

                                         7:00 PM      Matins with procession of the Holy Shroud

The Cathedral will be open for visitations to  the tomb of Christ on Great & Holy Friday:  4 PM to Midnight  and Great & Holy Saturday: 8 AM  to 8:00 PM



Sat . April 15th, 2017       9:00 AM     GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY -Vesperal Liturgy of                                                                                               Saint Basil              

                                          8:00 PM      HOLY PASCHA : Nocturnes, Resurrection Matins,                                                                                        Paschal Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

                                         11:00 PM     Blessing of Pascha food baskets followed by the traditional                                                                                           feast

                                                              Agape Feast in Cathedral Hall

Sun. Apri 16th, 2017       11:00  AM    PASCHAL AGAPE VESPERS with Procession

Mon April 17, 2017          9:00 AM      BRIGHT MONDAY -  Paschal Divine Liturgy



Christ is Risen!

Indeed, He is Risen!