Month: March 2021

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Good Friday Services, Guided Examination of Conscience & Sacrament of Penance (Confession)

Services at Saint Ann for Good Friday include the Royal Hours at noon, the Descent from the Cross, Burial (Junaaz al-Maseeh), Matins & Procession with the Tomb beginning at 6:30 p.m. On Holy Saturday, we will celebrate the Blessing of the New Light and Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil at 10:00 a.m. Later in the day on Saturday, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., there … Read More Good Friday Services, Guided Examination of Conscience & Sacrament of Penance (Confession)

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Holy Week & Paschal Services at Saint Ann

Complete your Lenten journey with us – Lazarus Saturday, Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Paschal Services – all are welcome: Lazarus Saturday, 3/27/21 Divine Liturgy @ 10:00 am. Palm Sunday, 3/28/21 Prothesis/Preparation of the Holy Gifts – before the Royal Doors @ 10:00 am. Procession with Palms and Divine Liturgy @10:30 am. Great and Holy Monday, 3/29/21 Bridegroom Matins @6:30 pm. Great and Holy … Read More Holy Week & Paschal Services at Saint Ann

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Lazarus Saturday Divine Liturgy @ 9:00 a.m.

“Father, I thank You that You have heard me. I knew that You hear me always, but I have said this on account of the people standing by, that they may believe that You did send me.“ Jesus’ raising of Lazarus from the dead at Bethany is celebrated in Eastern churches on the Saturday immediately preceding Palm Sunday. St. Ann celebrates this miracle in … Read More Lazarus Saturday Divine Liturgy @ 9:00 a.m.

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The Feast of the Annunciation & the Miracle of Life

St. Ann celebrates the Feast of the Annunciation with Vespers for the feast on Wednesday, March 24 at 5:00 p.m. and the Divine Liturgy on Thursday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m. When the angel Gabriel announced to the Mary that she had been chosen by God to become the Theotokos (Mother of God), she responded surely, with great faith: “Let it be so according … Read More The Feast of the Annunciation & the Miracle of Life

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Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts: Wednesdays During Lent

A Lenten Treasure: The Liturgy of the Presanctfied Gifts