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Sunday Services (Regular Schedule)
 - Orthros: 8:45 AM
 - Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM
 Weekdays (when scheduled)
 - Orthros: 8:00 AM
 - Divine Liturgy: 9:00 AM
Great Vespers
 - Saturday at 5:30 PM


HYMNS FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 5 - Saint Mary of Egypt
Click here for the hymns in PDF; click here for the hymns in TEXT.
Regrettably, due to directives issued by our local authorities and the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Archdiocese of America, the church will not be open for Lenten Divine Services or for Divine Liturgy on Sundays for the next several weeks. Please watch the webcasts of our services while our clergy conduct services from the Holy Altar.  You can access the webcast one of three ways:
  1. By clicking on this link.
  2. On your smart phone or tablet, download the "GO Holy Cross" app (available in Apple App store and Google Play Store)
  3. On Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV or Roku, by downloading the “GOARCH” app
We will hold Bible Study and Studies in the Faith classes over ZOOM VIDEO for the next couple of weeks.  You will need to download the ZOOM app onto your desktop or your mobile device and then click on either of the links below to join a class; or click on this link for our PDF with the schedule and instructions.
   Please email if you wish to be added to my ZOOM invite list and are not currently part of my email lists for Church of the Holy Cross Bible Study and Studies in the Faith. If you have technical questions regarding ZOOM downloading and set up, feel free to email me at or  You can also DM me on Instagram at ksalmasiv.
. . . about the life of the church, church events and services, you can subscribe to Father Peter's "For Consideration" newsletter:
  1. Click on this link to begin the process.
  2. Fill-in your name and e-mail address and click on the "Subscribe" button.
  3. You will receive a confirmation e-mail to finalize the subscription.

All services continue, but only on-line. Please see the news item above for information.
Friday, April 3 – Ninth Hour / Presanctified Liturgy, 8:30 AM
Friday, April 3 – The Akathist Hymn, 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 4 – Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, April 5 – Saint Mary of Egypt - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Monday, April 6 – Great Compline, 7 PM
Wednesday, April 8 – Ninth Hour / Presanctified Liturgy, 5:30 PM
Friday, April 10 – Ninth Hour / Presanctified Liturgy, 8:30 AM
Saturday, April 11 – Saturday of Lazarus - 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, April 11 – Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, April 12 – Palm Sunday - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Sunday, April 12 - The Service of the Bridegroom, 7:00 PM
Monday, April 13 - Great and Holy Monday - The Service of the Bridegroom, 7:00 PM
Tuesday, April 14 - Great and Holy Tuesday - The Service of the Bridegroom, 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 15 - Great and Holy Wednesday - Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, 8:30 AM (note change)
Wednesday, April 15 - The Sacrament of Holy Oil, 3:00 PM
Wednesday, April 15 - The Service of the Bridegroom, 7:00 PM (note change)
Thursday, April 16 - Great and Holy Thursday - Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great, 9:00 AM
Thursday, April 16 - The Service of the Holy Passion, 7:00 PM
Friday, April 17 - Holy Friday - The Vigil of the Royal Hours, 8:30 AM
Friday, April 17 - Vespers of the Descent from the Cross, 3:00 PM
Friday, April 17 - The Service of the Lamentations, 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 18 - Great and Holy Saturday - Divine Liturgy, 9:00 AM
Saturday, April 18 - Resurrection Matins, the Paschal Liturgy, 11:00 PM
Sunday, April 19 - Easter Sunday - Vespers of the Resurrection, "Agape", 11:30 AM

Attention All Acolytes: You may serve on Sundays when your group is not assigned, but on non-assigned days you must go to Religious Education after communion. If you are assigned, then all remain in the altar through the end of the Liturgy, include the memorial service.  All groups are called to be there for: Thanksgiving Sunday, Christmas Eve, Saturday of Lazarus and Holy Week. 

If you wish to serve in the Altar, please contact Father Tom Felactu. Click here for the 2018-19 schedule.





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