ST. XENIA ORTHODOX CHURCH
P.O. Box 147 - Methuen, MA 01844
(phone) (978) 204-0428

APRIL 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Mar 31 (Mar 18)
Third Sunday of the Great Lent: Adoration of Cross. Tone 3
9:30 Hours and Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
1 (Mar 19)
Clergy Retreat in NJ
Fast
2 (Mar 20)
Clergy Retreat in NJ
Fast
3 (Mar 21)
Clergy Retreat in NJ
Fast
4 (Mar 22)
Fast
5 (Mar 23)
Fast
6 (Mar 24)
3:30 Children's Choir & Class
5:30 All-Night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
7 (Mar 25)
ANNUNCIATION
Fourth Sunday of the Great Lent. Tone 4
9:30 Hours and Divine Liturgy
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
8 (Mar 26)
Fast: wine & oil
9 (Mar 27)
Fast
10 (Mar 28)
6:30 Matins w/Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete
Fast: wine & oil
11 (Mar 29)
Fast: wine & oil
12 (Mar 30)
6:30 Matins w/Akathist
Fast
13 (Mar 31)
3:30 Children's Choir & Class
5:30 All-Night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
14 (Apr 1)
Fifth Sunday of the Great Lent. Tone 5
9:30 Hours and Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
15 (Apr 2)
Fast
16 (Apr 3)
Fast
17 (Apr 4)
6:30 Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
Fast
18 (Apr 5)
Fast
19 (Apr 6)
6:30 Vigil Lazarus Saturday
Fast
20 (Apr 7)
Lazarus Saturday
9:30 Hours & Divine Liturgy
1:00 Children's Choir & Cleaning Day
5:30 All-Night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
21 (Apr 8)
PALM SUNDAY
9:30 Hours and Divine Liturgy
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
22 (Apr 9)
Great & Holy Monday
6:30 Bridegroom Matins
Fast
23 (Apr 10)
Great & Holy Tuesday
6:30 Bridegroom Matins
Fast
24 (Apr 11)
Great & Holy Wednesday
6:30 Bridegroom Matins
Fast
25 (Apr 12)
Great & Holy Thursday
9:30 Vesperal Divine Liturgy
6:30 Matins w/12 Passion Gospels
Fast: wine & oil
26 (Apr 13)
Great & Holy Friday
10:00 Royal Hours of Pascha
4:00 Vespers w/Taking Down from the Cross
6:30 Matins w/Lamentations
Fast
27 (Apr 14)
Great & Holy Saturday
9:00 Vesperal Divine Liturgy w/Readings
10:00 Reading of Acts of the Apostles
11:30 Midnight Office
Fast: wine & oil
28 (Apr 15)
PASCHA
12 Midnight Matins, Hours and Divine Liturgy
12 Noon Agape Vespers
Fast free
29 (Apr 16)
Bright Monday
9:00 Matins & Divine Liturgy
Procession
Activities for Children
Fast free
30 (Apr 17)
Bright Tuesday
Fast free
May 1 (Apr 18)
Fast free
May 2 (Apr 19)
Fast free
May 3 (Apr 20)
Fast free
May 4 (Apr 21)
5:30 All-Night Vigil
Fast free