ST HERMAN'S ORTHODOX CHURCH
5355 38th Ave So - Minneapolis, MN 55417
(phone) 612.722.2506
APRIL 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Mar 31
Veneration of the Cross
850 am "Synaxis" of St Herman's: Adult Bible Study & Church School
940 am Third & Sixth Hours
10 am Divine Liturgy of St Basil
12 NOON Coffee Hour
4 pm Lenten Sunday Vespers at St Mary's Romanian
Fast: wine & oil
1
St Mary of Egypt
630 - 715 pm Confessions
730 pm Lenten Daily Vespers
Fast
2
7 am Lenten Daily Matins
Fast
3
530 - 615 pm Confessions
630 pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
8 pm Lenten pot-luck
Fast
4
Fast
5
530 pm - 615 pm Confessions
630 pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
8 pm Lenten pot-luck
Fast
6
Memorial Saturday
9 am Divine Liturgy St JhnChrys

11 am - 12 Noon Catechumenate Class 22


4 pm Confessions
4 pm CHOIR Rehearsal
5 pm Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
7
St John Climacus
850 am "Synaxis" of St Herman's: Adult Bible Study & Church School
940 am Third & Sixth Hours
10 am Divine Liturgy of St Basil
12 NOON Coffee Hour
4 pm Lenten Daily Vespers at Holy Trinity (OCA)
Fast: wine & oil
8
630 - 715 pm Confessions
730 pm Lenten Daily Vespers
Fast
9
7 am Lenten Daily Matins
Fast
10
530 - 615 pm Confessions
630 pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
8 pm Lenten pot-luck
Fast
11
7 pm The Life of St Mary of Egypt (from the Synaxarion)
Fast
12
7 pm Akathist Hymn to Theotokos and Lenten Meal at St George GOC (N.B.)
Fr Paul presents on the Syriac and Desert Fathers (4th - 7th Centuries)
Fast
13
Saturday of the Akathist
730 am Matins with Akathist Hymn to Theotokos

1030 - 1130 am Catechumenate Class 23
4 pm Confessions
4 pm CHOIR Rehearsal
5 pm Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
14
St Mary of Egypt
850 am "Synaxis" of St Herman's: Adult Bible Study & Church School
940 am Third & Sixth Hours
10 am Divine Liturgy of St Basil
12 NOON Coffee Hour
4 pm Lenten Sunday Vespers at St George Antiochian
Fast: wine & oil
15
630 - 715 pm Confessions
730 pm Lenten Daily Vespers
Fast
16
7 am Lenten Daily Matins
730 pm Catechumenate Class: Final Preparations!
Fast
17
530 pm - 615 pm Confessions
630 pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
8 pm Lenten pot-luck
Fast
18
Fast
19
530 pm - 615 pm Confessions
630 pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
8 pm Lenten pot-luck
Fast
20
Lazarus Saturday
8 am Baptismal Divine Liturgy of St JhnChrys
Baptisms & Chrismations
1030 am Pancake Breakfast

11 am - 5 pm Church Spring Cleaning (THOROUGH!)
6 pm Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
21
PALM SUNDAY
830 am Matins for Palm Sunday
940 am Third & Sixth Hours
10 am Divine Liturgy of St JhnChrys
12 NOON Coffee Hour
4 pm Bridegroom Matins at ST HERMAN'S
6 pm Fish Dinner
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
22
Great and Holy Monday
615 am Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
7 pm Bridegroom Matins [for Tuesday]
Fast
23
Great and Holy Tuesday
615 am Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
7 pm Bridegroom Matins [for Wednesday]
Fast
24
Great and Holy Wednesday
615 am Pre-Sanctified Liturgy

7 pm Holy Unction

8 pm Bridegroom Matins [for Thursday]
Fast
25
Great and Holy Thursday
9 am Vesperal Liturgy of St Basil of the Mystical Supper

 
7 pm [Friday] Matins with Reading of 12 Gospels
Fast
26
Great and Holy Friday
8 am Royal Hours

930 am - 130 pm Decorating the Tomb

2 pm Vespers & Procession of Plashchanitsa (inside)

7 pm [Saturday] Matins of Lamentations & Praises
Procession of Plashchanitsa (outside)
Fast
27
Great and Holy Saturday
1130 am - 1230 pm Acolyte Review of Pascha Night

1 pm Vesperal Liturgy of St Basil with 15 OT Readings

1130 pm Nocturns of PASCHA

MIDNIGHT. All Our Lights out! Come, Receive the Light (of Christ). Procession from the Empty Tomb into the Garden of Christ's Resurrection on the other side!
Fast: wine & oil
28
PASCHA
1230 am Matins of PASCHA
130 am Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
3 am Blessing of Easter baskets & AGAPE Meal



4 pm Agape Vespers of PASCHA
Fast free
29
Bright Monday
9 am Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
1030 am Brunch at Local Restaurant

12 Noon (or so) We all go home and crash!
Fast free
30
Bright Tuesday
Fr Paull begins a three week vacation!
Fast free
May 1
Bright Wednesday
Fast free
May 2
Bright Thursday
Fast free
May 3
Bright Friday
Fast free
May 4
Bright Saturday
Fr Paul & Presbytera are on a road trip!


5 pm Reader's Vespers
Fast free
Please consult the Sunday bulletin for changes to the monthly calendar.