This year, for the first time in our history as a parish, we will be celebrating
Holy Week and Pascha in our homes rather than at church. As difficult as that
will be or all of us, we need to remember that whatever our circumstances,
Christ is Risen From the Dead
and that Holy Week and Pascha will be celebrated!
Read the Rest of Father's Letter HERE
"This will be a Holy Week and Pascha like we have never experienced."
Read the Rest of Metropolitan Gerasimos' Guidance HERE
Do we actually know where the Lord Jesus was crucified, buried and rose from the dead? Yes, we do! Here are several short videos from Drive thru History: the Gospels about the Crucifixion of Jesus, His Resurrection, and Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, the amazing Church that was built over both the hill of Golgotha where He was crucified and the sacred Tomb from which He rose from the dead:
This year, for the first time in nearly 700 years – since 1349, when the world was ravaged by the Black Death (Bubonic Plague) – the Church of the Holy Sepulcher will be closed to the public for worship during Holy Week and Pascha. Search online on Saturday afternoon (April 18) to see a telecast of the Holy Fire!
Timetable from Jerusalem Patriarchate HERE