“For God is With Us” Remember the days that Jesus fasted and prayed and was tested in the desert following his baptism. His example is meant for us, so let us join in fasting and prayer, for some things, even great and mighty things, are only possible through prayer and fasting.
Category: Holy Week
Truly, He is Risen! We wish all parishioners and friends of St. Ann the joy of a blessed and holy Paschal season. Aleut: Khristus anahgrecum! Alhecum anahgrecum! Albanian: Krishti U Ngjall! Vertet U Ngjall! Arabic: El Messieh kahm! Hakken kahm! Armenian: Kristos haryav ee merelotz! Orhnial eh harootyunuh kristosee! Bulgarian: Hristos voskrese! Vo istina voskrese! Byelorussian: Khrystos uvaskros! Saprawdy uvaskros! Chinese: Helisituosi fuhuole! Queshi … Read More Christ is Risen!
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)
Complete your Lenten journey with us – Lazarus Saturday, Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Paschal Services – all are welcome: Lazarus Saturday, 3/27/21 Palm Sunday, 3/28/21 Great and Holy Monday, 3/29/21 Great and Holy Tuesday, 3/30/21 Great and Holy Wednesday, 3/31/21 Great and Holy Thursday, 4/1/21 Great and Holy Friday, 4/2/21 Great and Holy Saturday, 4/3/21 Pascha, the Feast of the Holy Resurrection
“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.