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

APRIL 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Mar 31
Veneration of the Cross
9:30 Divine Liturgy
Sessions 3 & 4
4:00 FORCC Vespers @ Holy Ghost, Bridgeport
Fast: wine & oil
1
4th Week of Lent
6:00 Vespers
Fast
2
6:00 Vespers
Fast
3
4:45 Confessions
6:00 Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts
Supper follows
Fast
4
6:00 Vespers
Fast
5
6:00 Vespers, Commemoration of the Departed
Fast
6
5:00 Great Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
7
St. John of The Ladder
9:30 Divine Liturgy
Sessions 1 & 2
4:00 Deanery Vespers—hosted by our parish
Fast: wine & oil
8
5th Week of Lent
6:00 Vespers
Fast
9
6:00 Vespers
Fast
10
4:45 Confessions
6:00 Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts
Lenten Supper follows
Fast
11
6:00 Vespers
Fast
12
6:00 Akathist Service to the Theotokos
Fast
13
9:00-Noon Parish Clean-Up
5:00 Great Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
14
St. Mary of Egypt
9:30 Divine Liturgy
Sessions 3 & 4
4:00 Unction Service @ Three Saints, Ansonia
Fast: wine & oil
15
6th Week of Lent
6:00 Vespers
Fast
16
6:00 Vespers
Fast
17
4:45 Confessions
6:00 Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts
Lenten Supper follows
Fast
18
No Vespers
Fast
19
6:00 Festal Matins—Raising of Lazarus
Fast
20
Raising of Lazarus
9:30 Liturgy
Breakfast & Distribution of Easter Baskets
5:00 Great Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
21
PALM SUNDAY
9:30 Divine Liturgy
4:00 Bridegroom Matins @ All Saints, Hartford
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
22
Holy Week—Passion Week
6:00 Bridegroom Matins
Fast
23
6:00 Bridegroom Matins
Fast
24
6:00 Matins of Holy Thursday
Fast
25
11:00 Vespers & Liturgy—The Mystical Supper
6:00 Matins of Holy Friday—12 Passion Gospels
Fast
26
10:00 Royal Hours
3:30 Vespers on Holy Friday
6:00 Matins of Holy Saturday
Fast
27
11:00 AM Vespers & Liturgy of Holy Saturday
11:30 PM Vigil & Liturgy of Pascha
Paschal breakfast follows
Fast: wine & oil
28
PASCHA
Liturgy is part of the midnight Paschal Vigil, not at 9:30 AM
Noon Paschal Vespers
Egg Hunt
Fast free
29
Bright Week
9:30 Bright Monday Liturgy
No Vespers
Fast free
30
6:00 Vespers
Fast free
May 1
6:00 Vespers
Fast free
May 2
6:00 Vespers
Fast free
May 3
6:00 Vespers
6:30 Parish Game Night
Fast free
May 4
3:45 Chrismation of Addision Veitch
5:00 Great Vespers
Fast free

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