Orthodox Church of Saint John the Russian
16 Mount Pleasant Avenue - Ipswich, Massachusetts 01938
(phone) 978-356-1207
APRIL 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Mar 31 (Mar 18)
8:40AM 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00AM Divine Liturgy
5:00PM Ninth hour and Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
1 (Mar 19)
5:00PM Vespers
6:30PM Pysanky Class
Fast
2 (Mar 20)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast
3 (Mar 21)
6:30PM Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
4 (Mar 22)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast
5 (Mar 23)
8:00AM Presanctified Liturgy
7:00PM Akathist to the Mother of God
Fast
6 (Mar 24)
8:00AM Divine Liturgy
6:00PM Great Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
7 (Mar 25)
ANNUNCIATION
8:40AM 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00AM Divine Liturgy
5:00PM Ninth hour and Vespers
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
8 (Mar 26)
5:00PM Vespers
6:30PM Pysanky Class
Fast
9 (Mar 27)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast
10 (Mar 28)
6:30PM Canon of St. Andrew of Crete
Fast
11 (Mar 29)
5:00PM Vespers
7:00PM Bible Study
Fast
12 (Mar 30)
6:30PM Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
13 (Mar 31)
8:00AM Divine Liturgy
6:00PM Great Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
14 (Apr 1)
8:40AM 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00AM Divine Liturgy
5:00PM Ninth hour and Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
15 (Apr 2)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast
16 (Apr 3)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast
17 (Apr 4)
Fast
18 (Apr 5)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast
19 (Apr 6)
8:00AM Presanctified Liturgy
6:00PM Vigil - Eve of Lazarus Saturday
Fast
20 (Apr 7)
LAZARUS SATURDAY
8:00AM Divine Liturgy
6:00PM Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
21 (Apr 8)
PALM SUNDAY
8:40AM 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00AM Divine Liturgy
7:00PM Bridegroom Matins
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
22 (Apr 9)
7:00PM Bridegroom Matins
Fast
23 (Apr 10)
7:00PM Bridegroom Matins
Fast
24 (Apr 11)
6:30PM Holy Unction
Fast
25 (Apr 12)
Holy Thursday
9:00AM The Mystical Supper - Vespers with Liturgy of St. Basil
7:00PM 12 Gospels - The Crucifixion of Christ
Fast
26 (Apr 13)
HOLY FRIDAY
9:00AM Royal Hours - Commemoration of the Passion of Christ
10:15AM Vespers - The Removal of Christ's Body from the cross
6:00PM The Burial of Christ with Lamenations & Procession
Fast: Strict fast
27 (Apr 14)
Holy Saturday
9:00AM Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil - Old Testament Readings
11:30PM Preparation for Procession
Fast: wine & oil
28 (Apr 15)
PASCHA
00:00AM Divine Liturgy - The Glorious Resurrection
2:00AM Paschal Breakfast and Celebration
3:30PM Paschal Vespers and Easter Egg hunt for children
4:30PM Open House
Fast free
29 (Apr 16)
8:00AM Matins with Divine Liturgy - Procession & Breakfast
Fast free
30 (Apr 17)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast free
May 1 (Apr 18)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast free
May 2 (Apr 19)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast free
May 3 (Apr 20)
5:00PM Vespers
Fast free
May 4 (Apr 21)
8:00AM Divine Liturgy
6:00PM Great Vespers
Fast free
Please consult the Parish Bulletin for changes to the monthly calendar.