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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
Rain or shine, join friends and family for our traditional Easter Agape Picnic. Join friends and family for our traditional Pascha Picnic at Holy Cross. Immediately following the Agape Vespers, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids, followed by the picnic.  The Church will provide 2 spit-roasted lambs, plus chops and loukanico. Gifts for the kids, tables, chairs and music will also be provided. Please bring food and drinks for your family, plus a little to share. Fired-up grills will be available for those who want to do your own grilling. RSVP and coordinate dishes with the Church Office: or 650-591-4447. A suggested donation of $10 per person over the age of 10, to help defray the costs, will be greatly appreciated.  Sorry but we cannot guarantee specific table reservations.
Please join us in The Oaks after Palm Sunday services.  Enjoy delicious pan-fried cod, salad, roasted potatoes, baked veggies, fruit and Lenten dessert.  Seating is LIMITED to 180 - so don't be left out. Adults, $20; children (6-12), $10; 5 and under, free.  For reservations, text PALM to 41444 (or use our MobileCause app) or register on-line here, or contact the church office at or 650-591-4447. Also, remember: Anastasi Reception following Midnight services - Saturday, April 7; Easter Agape Vespers - Sunday, April 8, 11:30 AM;  Easter Agape Picnic - immediately following Agape Vespers.
SAINT OF THE DAY - Saint John Climacus - Sunday, March 18
This Saint gave himself over to the ascetical life from his early youth. Experienced both in the solitary life of the hermit and in the communal life of cenobitic monasticism, he was appointed Abbot of the Monastery at Mount Sinai and wrote a book containing thirty homilies on virtue. Each homily deals with one virtue, and progressing from those that deal with holy and righteous activity (praxis) unto those that deal with divine vision (theoria), they raise a man up as though by means of steps unto the height of Heaven. For this cause his work is called "The Ladder of Divine Ascent." The day he was made Abbot of Sinai, the Prophet Moses was seen giving commands to those who served at table. Saint John reposed in 603, at eighty years of age.
Holy Cross Philoptochos Annual Fashion Show. Saturday, April 28. Come enjoy the culture and flavors of Argentina. Tango attire encouraged. Gentlemen are most welcome. Hosted reception at 11:30am; Luncheon at 12:30pm. Donation: $60. Look for your invitation in the mail, or text HCFASHION to 41444 and follow the onscreen instructions. Reservations & info: Laura Jadelrab: 650-678-0336 or

Sunday, March 18 – Sunday of Saint John Climacus - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Monday, March 19 – Salutations to the Holy Cross, 7 PM
Wednesday, March 21 – Ninth Hour / Presanctified Liturgy, 5:30 PM
Friday, March 23 – Ninth Hour / Presanctified Liturgy, 8:30 AM
Friday, March 23 – Akathist Hymn, 7 PM
Saturday, March 24 – no Great Vespers
Saturday, March 24 – Annunciation Vespers (Modesto), 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 25 – Annunciation of the Theotokos / Saint Mary of Egypt - 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Monday, March 26 – Great Compline, 7 PM
Wednesday, March 28 – Ninth Hour / Presanctified Liturgy, 5:30 PM
Friday, March 30 – Ninth Hour / Presanctified Liturgy, 8:30 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 Tom Felactu. Click here for schedule: ACOLYTE.docx





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