ST. BASIL'S RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
6 Lansing Avenue - Watervliet, NY 12189
(phone) 518-273-6262
APRIL 2021
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Mar 28
St. Gregory Palamas - Ven. Hilarion the New. Ven. Stephen the Wonderworker. Martyr Boyan, prince of Bulgaria, and those with him
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
Fast: wine & oil
Mar 29
Fast
Mar 30
Fast
Mar 31
No Service
Fast
1
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2
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos
Fast
3
Memorial Saturday
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy. Commemoration of the departed
5:30 Great Vespers. Bringing out of the Precious Cross
Fast: wine & oil
4
Veneration of the Precious Cross
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
Fast: wine & oil
5
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6
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7
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
8
Fast
9
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos
Fast
10
Memorial Saturday
9:10 am - Divine Liturgy
5:30 pm - Great Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
11
St. John of the Ladder (Climacus)
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great 
Fast: wine & oil
12
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13
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14
6:00 pm - Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete and reading of the Life of St. Mary of Egypt
Fast
15
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16
10:00 am - Parish Council Meeting
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos
Fast
17
5:30 pm - Great Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
18
St. Mary of Egypt
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great 
Fast: wine & oil
19
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20
Fast
21
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
22
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23
6:00 pm - Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos
Fast
24
Lazarus Saturday
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
5:30 pm - Vigil.Great Vespers with Blessing of Loaves; Matins
Fast: wine & oil
25
PALM SUNDAY
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. Blessing and distribution of pussy willows/palms at end of service 
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
26
Great and Holy Monday
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
27
Great and Holy Tuesday
9:00 am - Bridegroom Matins
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
28
Great and Holy Wednesday
6:00 pm - Mystery of Holy Unction
Fast
29
Great and Holy Thursday
Commemoration of the Mystical Supper
9:30 am - Vespers with the Liturgy of St. Basil
6:00 pm - Matins for Holy Friday with the reading of the 12 Passion Gospels
Fast
30
Great and Holy Friday
9:00 am - Royal Hours
5:00 pm - Vespers - The Descent from the Cross - and Matins for Holy Saturday with Procession. Burial Service of Our Lord
Fast
May 1
Great and Holy Saturday
10:00 am - Vespers with the Liturgy of St. Basil. 15 Old Testament readings

 
11:30 pm - Midnight Service and Procession
Fast: wine & oil
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