ST. BASIL'S RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
6 Lansing Avenue - Watervliet, NY 12189
(phone) 518-273-6262
MARCH 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Feb 25
1st Sunday of Lent - of Orthodoxy.  Tarasios, patriarch of Constantinople.
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy.  Church School.  Coffee Hour.

5:00 pm - Lenten Mission Vespers sung by Holy Trinity Seminary Choir (Jordanville, NY) hosted by St. Basil's, Watervliet.  Guest Speaker:  Archpriest Alexander Webster, Dean of Holy Trinity Seminary.  Fellowship in the Church Center.
Fast: wine & oil
Feb 26
6:30 pm - Parish Council Meeting.
Fast
Feb 27
Fast
Feb 28
5:30 pm - Confession
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
1
Fast
2
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most-Holy Theotokos
Fast
3
Memorial Saturday.  Martyrs Eutropios, Cleonicos & Basiliscos
8:40 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy.  Commemoration of our departed loved ones.
2:00 pm - Orthodox Lenten Youth Retreat at Christ the Savior, Ballston Lake, NY.  No Vespers at St. Basil's.  Vespers will be at Christ the Savior as part of the Youth Retreat.
Fast: wine & oil
4
2nd Sunday of Lent - of St. Gregory Palamas.  Gerasimos of the Jordan
9:10 am - Divine Liturgy of St. Basil. Church School
5:00 pm - Mission Vespers at Christ the Savior, Ballston Lake, NY.
Fast: wine & oil
5
Fast
6
Fast
7
5:30 pm - Confession
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
8
Fast
9
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most-Holy Theotokos
Fast
10
Memorial Saturday.  Martyr Codratos.  Anastasia the Patrician
8:40 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.  Remembrance of our departed loved ones.
5:30 pm - Great Vespers.  Confession
Fast: wine & oil
11
3rd Sunday of Lent - Veneration of the Holy Cross.  Sophronios, pat. of Jerusalem
9:10 am - Divine Liturgy of St. Basil.  Church School.
5:00 pm - Mission Vespers at St. Basils, Troy, NY.
Fast: wine & oil
12
Fast
13
Fast
14
5:30 pm - Confession
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
15
Fast
16
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most-Holy Theotokos
Fast
17
Memorial Saturday.  Alexis the Man of God. Patrick enlightener of Ireland
8:40 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. john Chrysostom.  Remembrance of our departed loved ones.
5:30 pm - Great Vespers.  Confession
Fast: wine & oil
18
4th Sunday of Lent - of St. John Climacus.  Cyril, archbishop of Jerusalem.  Martyrs Trophimos and Eucarpos.
9:10 am - Divine Liturgy of St. Basil.  Church School.
5:00 pm - Mission Vespers at St. Nicholas, Troy, NY.
Fast: wine & oil
19
Fast
20
Fast
21
9:00 am - Presanctified Liturgy.
5:30 pm - Matins with the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete and the reading of the life of St. Mary of Egypt
Fast
22
Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete.  Martyr Drosis. Martyrs Kalliniki & Vasilisa
(Service held on Wednesday evening)
Deanery Meeting at Sts. Peter and Paul, Syracuse, NY.
Fast
23
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most-Holy Theotokos
Fast
24
5:30 pm - Vigil - Vespers with Blessing of Loaves and Matins
Fast: wine & oil
25
ANNUNCIATION
5th Sunday of Lent - of St. Mary of Egypt.
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil.  Church School.
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
26
Fast
27
Fast
28
5:30 pm - Confession
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
29
Fast
30
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most-Holy Theotokos
Fast
31
Lazarus Saturday.Hypatios, bishop of Gangra. Hieromartyr Abdas of Persia. Metropolitan Innocent of Moscow.
8:40 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
5:30 pm - Vigil - Vespers with Blessing of Loaves and blessing of pussy willows/palms.  Matins
Fast: wine & oil