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The Sisterhood of the Russian Orthodox Church of All Russian Saints is cooking for you
A Traditional Russian Easter Feast
Through our hard work and care your festive table is set!

- Kulich
- Easter Baskets
- Pascha

For more information on the treats and prices, please click the flyer to the left.

To order, please fill out an Order Form, available at the candle kiosk or call Kate at (949)326-8239 or Sasha at (303)746-5012.
 

Read article - PREPARING FOR CONFESSION
Note: Confessions are heard during every Vigil service (the evening before the Liturgy).

Dates listed are according to the civil calendar.

Passion Week: April 16 -19

April 16 – Great Wednesday
- 5:30 p.m.  Confession
- 6:30 p.m.   Matins

April 17 - Great Thursday
- 9:30 a.m.  Vespers with Liturgy
- 6:30 p.m.   12 Gospels Matins
On Great Thursday we recall the Mystical Supper, the humility of the Lord, expressed in His washing the feet of His disciples, and the establishment of the mystery of His Body and Blood. 
 

 

April 18 - Great Friday
 - 9:00 a.m.  Royal Hours
 - 12:30 p.m.  Vespers of Epitaphion, Compline
 - 5:30 p.m.  Confession
 - 6:30 p.m.  Matins
On Great Friday we commemorate the holy and saving passion of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who for our sake willingly endured spitting, beating, blows, mockery, and death on the cross.

April 19 - Great Saturday

- 9:30 a.m.  Liturgy of St. Basil with Vespers
- 12:30 p.m.  Blessing of Kulich and baskets
- 10:00 p.m.  Reading of the Acts of the Apostles
- 11:00 p.m.  Blessing of Kulich and baskets
- 11:15 p.m.  Midnight Service
On this day is commemorated the Lord’s resting in the tomb and His descent into Hades. 

April 20 – The Pascha / The Resurrection of our Lord

- 12:00 a.m. (midnight) Paschal Matins  & Liturgy
- 2:00 p.m.   Paschal Vespers
This is the most joyous and triumphant of feasts, on which we recall the great occurrence of the arising of the Lord Jesus Christ from the tomb after three days, after His crucifixion, death on the cross, and burial. Christ arose early in the morning, after the Sabbath had passed, on the first day of the week, from which this day received our name for it, "Voskresenie" ("Resurrection"). Christians, celebrating the New Testament Pascha, exult in the deliverance through Christ of all the people from slavery to the devil and in the granting of Life and everlasting bliss. Pascha is the essence of our faith: for Christ rose from the dead, and we will rise from the dead. Therefore Pascha is the Feast of feasts and the Triumph of triumphs, and therefore the services of this Feast are exceptionally magnificent and especially triumphant. Read more...

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