April 2020 Church Services

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All Church services will be held only with the Priest and his helpers till further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Our main Services will be live-streamed and can be seen on our St Ioannis Greek Orthodox Church Facebook page.  You go to https://fb.me/StIoannis and scroll down till you get to the service then click the arrow to play. (Note- you do not have to join Facebook to watch our live-streamed services. Also, be careful not to exceed you allowed data usage).

God willing the following services will be held at St Ioannis, behind closed doors but live-streamed: 

WEDNESDAY 1   April

Great Canon     6 – 8pm

THURSDAY 2   April

9th Hour – D. Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts   6.30 – 8.15pm

FRIDAY 3   April

AKATHIST HYMN       7 –   8.30pm

SUNDAY   5 April

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MAY OF EGYPT   Matins – Divine Liturgy of St Basil     7.30 – 11am

Sublime Vespers  and Prayer Service for Plagues  6 – 7.30pm  

WEDNESDAY 8   April

We would be grateful if you can bring food in tins or packets, or food vouchers, to the entrance of our hall  between 2 and 7pm- it will be used by Greek Welfare to feed the poor

9th Hour – D. Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts   6.30 – 8.15pm

SATURDAY   11 April

LAZARUS SATURDAY Matins – D. Liturgy 7.15 – 10am  

SUNDAY 12   April

PALM SUNDAY     Matins – D. Liturgy   7.30 – 11am      

Bridegroom Service   7 – 8.30pm

HOLY MONDAY

13   April

Joseph the all-virtuous   9th Hour and Divine Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts     8 – 10am

Bridegroom Service   7 – 8.30pm  

HOLY TUESDAY  

14   April

Parable of 10 Virgins       9th Hour and Divine Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts     8 – 10am

Bridegroom Service   7 – 8.30pm

HOLY WEDNESDAY

15   April

Woman who poured myrrh     9th Hour and Divine Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts     8 – 10am

Holy Unction   4 – 6pm

Matins of Holy Thursday     7 – 8.30pm

HOLY THURSDAY                    16 April

The Last Supper     Vespers – D. Liturgy of St Basil   6 – 8am

Service of Holy Passion   6.30 – 10pm

HOLY FRIDAY    

17   April

Holy Passion of our Lord   Hours   8 – 10am  

Service of Taking Down from the Cross   4 – 5.30pm

Service of Lamentations   7 – 10pm

HOLY   SATURDAY  

18     April

Descent of the Lord in Hades     Vespers – D. Liturgy of St Basil     6 – 8am

SERVICE OF THE RESURRECTION   – MATINS – D. LITURGY     11pm – 2.30am

PASCHA SUNDAY 19 April

Vespers of love at the Archdiocese, 242 Cleveland St Redfern    11am – 12.15pm

and at St Ioannis    2 – 3pm

THURSDAY   23 April

Great Martyr George   Matins – D. Liturgy   7.15 – 10.15am

FRIDAY 24   April

Life Giving Spring     Matins – D. Liturgy   7.15 – 10am

SATURDAY 25 April

Mark the Evangelist     English Paschal Matins and Divine Liturgy   8 – 10.30am

SUNDAY 26 April

THOMAS       Matins – Divine Liturgy     7.30 – 11am    

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