Saints Peter & Paul Orthodox Church
54 Park Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450
(phone) 203-237-4539

APRIL 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Mar 26
St. John of the Ladder
9:30 Divine Liturgy
Children's Sessions
4:00 Deanery Vespers—SS. Peter & Paul, Meriden
Fast: wine & oil
Mar 27
Fifth Week of Great Lent
6:00 Vespers
Fast
Mar 28
No Vespers
Fast
Mar 29
4:30 Confessions
6:00 Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts
Lenten Supper follows
Fast
Mar 30
6:00 Vespers
Fast
Mar 31
6:00 Akathist to the Theotokos
Fast
1
9:00-Noon Parish Clean-Up
5:00 Great Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
2
St. Mary of Egypt
9:30 Divine Liturgy
Children's Sessions
4:00 Unction Service—Three Saints, Ansonia
Fast: wine & oil
3
5:30 Palm-Tying Workshop
6:00 Vespers
6:45 Parish Council
Fast
4
6:00 Vespers
Fast
5
6:00 Vespers
Fast
6
6:00 Vespers
Fast
7
6:00 Festal Matins—Raising of Lazarus
Fast
8
Raising of Lazarus
9:30 Divine Liturgy
Breakfast follows
Distribute Easter baskets
5:00 Great Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
9
PALM SUNDAY
9:30 Divine Liturgy
4:00 Bridegroom Matins—All Saints, Hartford
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
10
Passion Week
Holy Week
6:00 Bridegroom Matins
Fast
11
6:00 Bridegroom Matins
Fast
12
6:00 Matins of Holy Thursday
Fast
13
11:00 Vespers & Liturgy—Mystical Supper
6:00 Matins of Holy Friday
Fast
14
Great and Holy Friday
10:00 Royal Hours
3:30 Vespers
5:00 Supper
6:00 Matins of Holy Saturday
Fast
15
11:00 Vespers & Liturgy of Holy Saturday
11:30 Paschal Vigil and Liturgy
Paschal Breakfast follows
Fast: wine & oil
16
PASCHA
No Liturgy at 9:30
Noon Paschal Vespers
Children's Egg Hunt
Fast free
17
Bright Week
9:30 Divine Liturgy of Bright Monday
Fast free
18
6:00 Vespers
Fast free
19
6:00 Vespers
Fast free
20
6:00 Vespers
Fast free
21
6:00 Vespers
Fast free
22
5:00 Great Vespers
Fast free
23
St. Thomas Sunday
9:30 Divine Liturgy
Children's Sessions
Noon Blessing of Graves
24
6:00 Vespers
25
6:00 Vespers
26
6:00 Vespers
Fast
27
6:00 Vespers
28
6:00 Vespers
Fast
29
No Vespers in Meriden
30
Holy Myrrhbearers
9:30 Divine Liturgy
 
Children's Sessions
May 1
6:00 Vespers
May 2
No Vespers—Deanery Meeting
May 3
No Vespers—Diocesan Council in Springfield
Fast
May 4
6:00 Vespers
May 5
6:00 Vespers
6:30 Game Night
Fast
May 6
5:00 Great Vespers

Please consult the weekly bulletin for changes to the monthly calendar.