Current Schedule of Services for
Spring, 2014
(All dates are according to the civil calendar)

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church

Rt. Reverend Archpriest Alexander Androsov, Rector

306 Beech Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03103
603/623-1700



Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church
    The normal weekend service schedule is
Great Vespers at 6:00 pm Saturday; Hours and Divine Liturgy, 9:30 am Sunday.
Confessions are heard following Great Vespers or during the Hours before the Divine Liturgy.
Appointments for confession can be made outside of those times if needed.

Schedule for Great Lent, Holy Week, Pascha, and Bright Week
DateService or Event
Sunday, March 2Rite of Forgiveness and Maslenitsa following the Divine Liturgy
Monday, March 3Great Canon of Repentance by St. Andrew of Crete, First portion, 7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 4Great Canon of Repentance by St. Andrew of Crete, Second portion, 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 5Great Canon of Repentance by St. Andrew of Crete, Third portion, 7:00 pm
Thursday, March 6Great Canon of Repentance by St. Andrew of Crete, Fourth portion, 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 9Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy in conjunction with
The Commemoration of the First and Second Findings of the Head of St. John the Baptist
Wednesday, March 12Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, 6:30 pm
Saturday, March 15Panakhida, 10:00 am
Sunday, March 16Sunday of Saint Gregory Palamas
Wednesday, March 19Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, 6:30 pm
Saturday, March 22No Panakhida is served on this day, since it is the commemoration of the 40 Martyrs of Sebaste.
Sunday, March 23Sunday of Veneration of the Holy and Precious Cross
Wednesday, March 26Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, 6:30 pm
Saturday, March 29 Panakhida, 10:00 am
Sunday, March 30Sunday of Saint John Climacus (of the Ladder)
Wednesday, April 2Matins with the Complete Canon of Repentance by St. Andrew of Crete, 5:30 pm
Friday, April 4Matins with the Akathist to the Most Holy Mother of God, 6:30 pm
Saturday, April 5Mystery of Holy Unction, 10:00 am
Sunday, April 6Forefeast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos
Monday, April 7Vesperal Liturgy, 9:00 am for the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos
Wednesday, April 9Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, 6:30 pm
Friday, April 11
Saturday, April 12
Matins and First Hour, 6:00 pm,
Hours and Divine Liturgy, 10:00 am for
Lazarus Saturday
Sunday, April 13Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem
(Blessing of Palms and Pussy Willows)
Great and Holy Wednesday, April 16Matins and First Hour, 6:00 pm
Great and Holy Thursday, April 17Vesperal Liturgy commemorating the Last Supper, 9:00 am
Matins with the 12 Passion Gospel Readings, 6:00 pm
Great and Holy Friday, April 18Great Vespers with the Burial of Our Lord, 3:00 pm
Matins with the Lamentations, 6:00 pm
Great and Holy Saturday, April 19Vesperal Liturgy with Old Testament Readings, 10:00 am
Confession with the reading of the Acts of the Apostles, 10:00 pm
Midnight Office, Matins, Divine Liturgy, 11:30 pm
PASCHA
The Bright and Glorious Resurrection of
Our Lord and God and Saviour, Jesus Christ
Sunday, April 20Agape Vespers, 1:00 pm
Bright Wednesday, April 23Divine Liturgy, 9:00 am
Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen!