Paschal Calendar for April:
6, Saturday - Sacrament of Confession at 5:00 PM | Great Vepsers at 6:00 PM
7, Sunday - St. John Climacus | Sacrament of Confession at 9:00 AM | Third Hour at 9:30 AM | The Divine Liturgy of St. Basil | Church School & Fellowship Hour
10, Wednesday - Presanctified Liturgy at 6:00 PM
14, Sunday - St. Mary of Egypt | Fr. Kevin Kalish celebrating Divine Liturgy | Third Hour at 9:30 AM | The Divine Liturgy of St. Basil | Church School & Fellowship Hour
17, Wednesday - Presanctified Liturgy at 6:00 PM
21, Sunday - PALM SUNDAY | Sacrament of Confession at 9:00 AM | Third Hour at 9:30 AM | The Divine Liturgy of St. Basil | Church School & Fellowship Hour
22, GREAT & HOLY MONDAY - The Barren Fig Tree
23, GREAT & HOLY TUESDAY - The Wise and Foolish Virgins
24, GREAT & HOLY WEDNESDAY - The Sinful Woman - Holy Unction at 6:00 PM
25, GREAT & HOLY THURSDAY - The Mystical Supper - Vesperal Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM | Matins of Holy Friday & Twelve Passion Gospels
26, GREAT & HOLY FRIDAY - The Saving Passion, Death and Burial of Our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ - STRICT FAST - Children's Event Dyeing and Decoration Pascha Eggs 10:00 AM | Vespers of Holy Friday 3:00 PM
27, GREAT & HOLY SATURDAY - The Blessed Sabbath & The Radiant Resurrection of Our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ - Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil the Great 10:00 AM | Paschal Compline, Cross Procession, Matins, Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Artos Blessing & Blessing of the Baskets 11:30 PM
28, GREAT & HOLY PASCHA - Vespers of Pascha "Agape Vespers" 2:00 PM
29, BRIGHT MONDAY (Beginning of Bright Week) - The Holy Great Martyr and Passion Bearer George - Fast Free Week
Please join us for a special children's event at St. Mark
on Holy Friday, April 26 at 10:00 AM
Children will dye eggs, paint crosses on the eggs,
and tie them with tulle for our parish for Pascha.
All children and their parents are welcome to attend.
Please RSVP to the event to:
Please send a "praying for you" card to His Eminence Archbishop Nikon to:
P.O. Box 149
Southbridge, MA 01550
*Be sure you mention you are from St. Mark in Kingston. His hospital stay has been extended and he will be spending a few days at the rehab facility.
Please consider sending a card to someone on our prayer list to show them that you care and please continue to pray for them.
Greeting cards are available in the bookstore at St. Mark for $3.00.
The ill and shut-in: Archbishop Nikon (hospitalized), Reader John Hood, Gina, Paula & Jeff Starr, Norma & Peter Samiotes, Alexandra Pirano, Archpriest Steven Belonick (seriously ill), Nancy & Thomas Zotos, Alban Frank Ryles, Matushka Eleanor, Priest Antony, Child Joshua, Tatiana, Kh. Diana, Frances, Alexandra, Euginia, Lydia, Reader George, Matushka Irene, Gregory; the kidnapped Hierarchs Metropolitan Paul (Boulos Yazig) & Archbishop John (Yohanna Ibrahim); the suffering Christians of Egypt/Syria; those who suffer from terrorist attacks, fires, storms, floods, earthquakes.
Please pray for and visit those who are sick and suffering today, as many need our love and support.