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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
 
 
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HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
Click here for a printable version of our Holy Week Service Schedule in English and Greek.
ESPECIALLY FOR OUR YOUTH RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PARENTS
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  1. We will NOT have regular Religious Education classes on April 28 (for Pascha). This is a Family Worship Day.
  2. All youths are invited for our wonderful (and annual) Good Friday Retreat on April 26. The day begins with the Royal Hours at 8:30 AM. Students in grades 2-12 will participate in the morning service and then will spend the day in thoughtful and peaceful contemplation on the Crucifixion and imminent Resurrection. The day concludes with Vespers at 3 PM. A shortened program begins at 12:45 PM for younger students, Preschool through 1st grade. RSVP for your children by emailing Gina Johnstone at ReligiousEd@goholycross.org with names and grade levels. Thank you! 
AGAPE VESPERS (11:30 AM), EASTER EGG HUNT (~12:30 PM), BLESSING & PICNIC (~1:30 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: office@goholycross.org or 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
SPRING GENERAL ASSEMBLY - Sunday, May 5
All Holy Cross parishioners in good standing are encouraged to attend this important meeting in the life of the parish. Join us in The Oaks following Divine Liturgy.

  
April 24 -- Great and Holy Wednesday - Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, 6:00 AM
April 24 -- The Sacrament of Holy Oil, 3:00 PM
April 24 -- The Service of the Bridegroom / The Sacrament of Holy Oil, 7:00 PM
April 25 -- Great and Holy Thursday - Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great, 9:00 AM
April 25 -- The Service of the Holy Passion, 7:00 PM
April 26 -- Good Friday - The Vigil of the Royal Hours, 8:30 AM
April 26 -- Vespers of the Descent from the Cross, 3:00 PM
April 26 -- The Service of the Lamentations, 7:00 PM
April 27 -- Great and Holy Saturday - Divine Liturgy, 9:00 AM
April 27 -- Resurrection Matins, the Paschal Liturgy, 11:00 PM
April 28 -- 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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