26 апреля 2016 г.

Easter 2016. The Orthodox services of the Holy Week and the Easter in Reykjavik and Akureyri

Please, pay attention to the locations of the services!

THE GREAT WEDNESDAY.
Wednesday, April 27
The home St.Nicholas Orthodox Church at Öldugata 44
19:00 – The Sacrament of Confession (father Timothy Zolotuskiy) 

THE GREAT THURSDAY. REMEMBRANCE OF THE LAST SUPPER. 
Thursday, April 28
The home St.Nicholas Orthodox Church at Öldugata 44
17:30 – The Sacrament of Confession (father Timothy Zolotuskiy)
19:00 – The Vespers (Evening Service). The Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great (father Timothy Zolotuskiy, deacon Nebojsa Colic)

THE GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY. THE ORDER OF HOLY AND SAVING PASSION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
Friday, April 29
The home St.Nicholas Orthodox Church at Öldugata 44
10:00 – The Matins (Morning Service), the Holy Passion service of the reading of the Twelve Gospels (father Timothy Zolotuskiy)
17:00 – The Vespers (Evening Service) commemoration of the removal of the Body of Christ from the Cross. (father Timothy Zolotuskiy)
18:00 – The Matins of the Great Saturday, the Burial of Christ service with "Funeral procession" of Plaschanitsa (Epitaphios). (father Timothy Zolotuskiy)

Friday, April 29
Friðrikskapella (near the Valur stadium, look up the photo)
18:00 – The Vespers and Procession with carrying of the Holy Shroud (father Milan Vukasin and deacon Nebojsa Colic, Serbian Patriarchate)
19:00 – The Lament of the Holy Mother of Christ (father Milan Vukasin and deacon Nebojsa Colic, Serbian Patriarchate)
20:00 – The Morning of the Great and Holy Saturday with the Burial of the Holy Shroud (father Milan Vukasin and deacon Nebojsa Colic, Serbian Patriarchate)

THE GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY
Saturday, April 30
The home St.Nicholas Orthodox Church at Öldugata 44
10.00 – The Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great at home St.Nicholas Orthodox Church at Öldugata 44.
13.30 – Blessing of Easter eggs and Easter food after the Liturgy at home St.Nicholas Orthodox Church at Öldugata 44..

Saturday, April 30
Félagið MÍR, Menningartengsl Íslands og Rússlands, Hverfisgötu 105, 101 Reykjavík.
14.30 – Blessing of Easter eggs and Easter food at Félagið MÍR, Menningartengsl Íslands og Rússlands, Hverfisgötu 105, 101 Reykjavík .

Saturday, April 30
23.45 – Blessing of Easter eggs and Easter food before the midnight service in the Domkirkjan í Reykhavík

EASTER SUNDAY 

Festive Easter Midnight Liturgy in REYKJAVIK
On the night of Saturday, April 30 to Sunday, May 1
00.00 – Procession with the cross. Midnight Easter Liturgy (in Domkirkjan) (father Timothy Zolotuskiy)
03.30 – Blessing of Easter eggs and Easter food in Domkirkjan í Reykhavík
You can bring your own home or family icons to the procession with the cross. We also ask kindly to bring with you "inextinguishable" street candle (i.e. inside wind-proof candle holder).

Festive Easter Morning Liturgy in REYKJAVIK
Sunday, May 1
Friðrikskapella (near the Valur stadium, look up the photo)
10.00 – The Easter Divine Liturgy (in Serbian language). (father Milan Vukasin and deacon Nebojsa Colic, Serbian Patriarchate)
11.15 – Blessing of Easter eggs and Easter food

Festive Easter Vespers (Evening Service) in AKUREYRI
Glerárkirkja (Bugðusíðu 3, 603 Akureyri)

18:00 - SERVICE IN AKUREYRI
The Festive Evening Service in Serbian, Romanian and Church-Slavonic languages.
Blessing of Easter eggs and Easter food.
Those who wish to receive Communion at Easter, can make their Confession on the Holy Wednesday. You can also confess on the Great Thursday or Great Friday both before and after the services. Confession can be made as well at any other time, as agreed with the priest, until 17:00 of The Holy Saturday.