pascha Bentham
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BENTHAM CHURCH…(Cheltenham, Greek Orthodox Parish of St John Chrysostom; language Greek & English, Diocese: Thyateira)
Priest: Fr Nicholas Karafillides
www.russianchurchcheltenham.org.uk
www.greekorthodoxcheltenham.org.uk
Sunday 9 April Palm Sunday 09.00-12.00
Thursday 13 April – GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY
Service of the Holy Passion of our Lord
and Saviour Jesus Christ 19.00-22.30
Friday 14 April – GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY
Morning – Service of the Great Hours and Great Vespers 09.30-13.00
Evening – Service of the Epitaphios 19.00-22.30
Saturday 15 April – GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY
Morning – Great Vespers and Divine Liturgy of St Basil 10.00-13.00
Evening – The Life Giving Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ 23.00-02.30
Sunday 23 April
Second Sunday of Pascha – Sunday of Thomas 09.00-12.00
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BIRMINGHAM CHURCH…(Edgbaston, Russian Orthodox Parish of All Saints of Britain and Ireland; language Church Slavonic & English, Diocese: Sourozh)
Priest: Fr Mikhail Gogoleff
www.birmingham-sourozh.org.uk
Thursday 13th April at 18:00 (Great Thursday, Lecture of twelve Passion Gospels)
Friday 14th April at 18:00 (Great Friday, Passion of Jesus Christ). Burial of Christ Veneration of Epitaphios celebrated during Vespers and Matins. Confessions will be on Friday 14th April from 4pm and Saturday 15th April from 12:30 till 4pm. There will be no confessions before or after the Paschal Liturgy in the evening.Saturday 15th April at 21:00 (GLORIOUS RESURRECTION OF CHRIST – PASCHA). Liturgy of St John followed by food Blessing.
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BRISTOL CHURCH…(Frenchay, Russian Orthodox Parish of the Holy Trinity; language Church Slavonic & English, Diocese: Sourozh)
Priest: Fr Mikhail Gogoleff
www.bristol-sourozh.org.uk
Sunday 9 April: 6th week of Great Lent, Entry of the Lord to Jerusalem, Palm Sunday. St John Liturgy at 10.30
Monday 10 April: Passion Week, Holy Monday, Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts at 18.00. Confessions start at 17.00.
Wednesday 12 April: Passion Week. Holy Wednesday, Unction Service at 18.00. Confessions start at 17.00.
Thursday 13 April: Commemoration of the Last Mystical Supper. St Basil Liturgy at 10.30
Sunday 16 April: GLORIOUS RESURRECTION OF CHRIST – PASCHA at 12.00 (Midday). Pascal service followed by food blessing.
Monday 17 April: Bright Paschal Week. St John Liturgy at 10.30
Sunday 30 April: Holy Myrrh Bearing Women, St Tamara of Georgia and St Agapit Pope of Rome. St John Liturgy at 10.30
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LONDON CATHEDRAL…(Chiswick, Russian Orthodox Church Abroad; Cathedral Parish of the Dormition & Holy Royal Martyrs; language Church Slavonic & English, Diocese: ROCOR)
Priests: Fr Peter Baulk; Fr Vitaly Serepinas
www.russianchurchlondon.org
Sunday, April 9
Palm Sunday. The Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem
08:30 – Confession
10:00 – The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
Monday, April 10
Great Monday
09:00 – Hours, Typika, Vespers with the Liturgy of the Pre-sanctified Gifts
Thursday, April 13
Great Thursday. Commemoration of the Last Supper
09:00 – Hours (3, 6, 9), Vespers with Holy Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
18:15 – Matins, Reading of the12 Passion Gospels                                                                                                                             Friday, April 14                                                                                                                                                                                         Great and Holy Good Friday. No Liturgy. Strict Fast

08:00 – Royal Hours
16:00 – Vespers, Bringing out of the Burial Shroud
18:15 – Matins, Lamentations and Procession of the Shroud of Christ
Saturday, April 15
Great Saturday
08:00 – Hours (3, 6, 9), Typika, Vespers with the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
18:00 – Blessing of Easter food baskets and eggs
23:30 – Midnight Office
Sunday, April 16
00:00 – Easter Matins, followed by the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
The Bright and Glorious Resurrection of Christ
10:00 – Divine Liturgy
17:00 – Agape Vespers

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OXFORD CHURCH…(Marston, Russian Orthodox Parish of St Nicholas; language Church Slavonic & English, Diocese: Sourozh)
Priests: Fr Stephen Platt; Fr Tikhon Vasiliyev
www.stnicholas-oxford.org
PALM SUNDAY
10:30am
Divine Liturgy (E&S)
6:00pm
Bridegroom Matins
Monday, April 10
HOLY WEEK
9:00am
Gospel Reading & Liturgy of the Presanctified
6:00pm
Bridegroom Matins
Tuesday, April 11
HOLY WEEK
9:00am
Gospel Reading & Liturgy of the Presanctified
6:00pm
Bridegroom Matins
Wednesday, April 12
HOLY WEEK
Great & Holy Wednesday
9:00am
Gospel Reading & Liturgy of the Presanctified
6:00pm
Sacrament of Holy Anointing
Thursday, April 13
HOLY WEEK
Great & Holy Thursday
9:00am
Vespers and Liturgy of St Basil the Great
6:00pm
Matins of the Passion (12 Gospels)
Friday, April 14
HOLY WEEK
Great and Holy Friday
2:00pm
Vespers and carrying out of the Shroud of Christ
6:00pm
Matins of the Burial of Christ
Saturday, April 15
HOLY WEEK
Holy and Great Saturday
9:00am
Vespers and Liturgy of St Basil the Great
10:30pm
Reading of Acts of the Apostles
11:30pm
Compline and Easter Matins
Sunday, April 16
» 1:30am
Compline and Easter Matins
Pascha – Resurrection of the Lord
1:30am
PASCHAL LITURGY
10:30am
NO MORNING LITURGY
1:00pm
Parish Easter BBQ
6:00pm

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