ST. BASIL'S RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
6 Lansing Avenue - Watervliet, NY 12189
(phone) 518-273-6262
MAY 2021
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Apr 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
Apr 26
Great and Holy Monday
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
Apr 27
Great and Holy Tuesday
9:00 am - Bridegroom Matins
6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
Apr 28
Great and Holy Wednesday
6:00 pm - Mystery of Holy Unction
Fast
Apr 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
Apr 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
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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
2
PASCHA
12:00 am - Midnight - Paschal Matins and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.  
   4:00 pm - Agape Vespers. No procession
Fast free
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St. John the Theologian
5:30 pm - Great Vespers
Fast free
9
St. Thomas Sunday
Prophet Isaiah. Martyr Christopher. Translation of the relics of St. Nicholas to Bari
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy 
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Ss. Cyril and Methodius
Radonitsa (Day of Rejoicing)
12:00 pm - General Panikhida at St. Basil's Cemetery
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Fast
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Fast
15
5:30 pm - Great Vespers
16
Holy Myrrh-bearing Women
Ven. Theodore the Sanctified, disciple of Pachomius the Great. Ven. Brendan of Clonfert, the Navigator
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy 
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Fast
20
Midday pick up of St. Basil's House donations
21
Ss. Constantine & Helen
10:00 am - Parish Council Meeting
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
22
5:30 pm - Great Vespers
23
Sunday of the Paralytic
Ven. Michael the Confessor, bishop of Synada. Myrrh-bearer Mary, wife of Cleopas
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy 
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Fast
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Fast
29
5:30 pm - Great Vespers
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Sunday of the Samaritan Woman (St. Photini)
Ven. Isaac the Confessor, founder of the Dalmatus monastery in Constantinople
9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy 
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Jun 1
Jun 2
Fast
Jun 3
Jun 4
Fast
Jun 5
5:30 pm - Great Vespers
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