Forgiveness Vespers (UA•EN)

The service of Vespers on the Sunday of Forgiveness (Sunday of Cheese Fare) which inaugurates the Great Fast — the penitential period leading to Holy Pascha, the Bright Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. At the end of the service, the Rite of Mutual Forgiveness — at which all the assembled ask one another in turn for reconciliation, so that all may enter the period of preparation that is the Lenten Spring in harmony. In Ukrainian and English.

Forgiveness Vespers (UA•EN)2022-01-17T13:29:38-05:00

Great Compline with the Reading of the Great Canon: 1st Week of the Great Forty-day Fast (UA•EN)

The text of Great Compline with the Reading of the Great Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete, as served on the 1st week of the Great Forty-day Fast. In Ukrainian and English.

Great Compline with the Reading of the Great Canon: 1st Week of the Great Forty-day Fast (UA•EN)2022-01-17T13:39:29-05:00

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: Monday of the First Week of the Great Fast (UA•EN)

Text for the portion of the Great Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete appointed at Great Compline for Monday of the First Week of the Great Forty-day Fast. In Ukrainian and English.

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: Monday of the First Week of the Great Fast (UA•EN)2022-01-17T13:41:34-05:00

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: Tuesday of the First Week of the Great Fast (UA•EN)

Text for the portion of the Great Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete appointed at Great Compline for Tuesday of the First Week of the Great Forty-day Fast. In Ukrainian and English.

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: Tuesday of the First Week of the Great Fast (UA•EN)2022-01-17T13:41:54-05:00

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: Wednesday of the First Week of the Great Fast (UA•EN)

Text for the portion of the Great Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete appointed at Great Compline for Wednesday of the First Week of the Great Forty-day Fast. In Ukrainian and English.

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: Wednesday of the First Week of the Great Fast (UA•EN)2022-01-17T13:42:30-05:00

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: Thursday of the First Week of the Great Fast (UA•EN)

Text for the portion of the Great Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete appointed at Great Compline for Thursday of the First Week of the Great Forty-day Fast. In Ukrainian and English.

Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: Thursday of the First Week of the Great Fast (UA•EN)2022-01-17T13:42:13-05:00

Great Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: 5th Week of the Great Fast. (UA•EN)

Text of the Great Penitential Canon of our Father among the Saints, Andrew of Crete, the Jerusalemite as read at Orthros on the 5th Week of the Great Forty-day Fast. In Ukrainian and English.

Great Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete: 5th Week of the Great Fast. (UA•EN)2022-01-17T16:18:28-05:00

Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy. Pan-Orthodox service (in English).

Text for the pan-Orthodox service of the Triumph of Orthodoxy. The first Sunday of Great Lent commemorates the final defeat of iconoclasm (843). The text is that approved by the Orthodox Clergy Association of the Greater Toronto Area; and was prepared for the joint celebration of the Sunday of Triumph of Orthodoxy at St. Volodymyr Cathedral of Toronto.

Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy. Pan-Orthodox service (in English).2022-01-17T18:42:18-05:00

The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (UA•EN)

Text of the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts — the form of the Liturgy prescribed on weekdays during the Great Fast (with only a few notable exceptions) — a work ascribed to our Father among the Saints Gregory the Dialogist, Pope of Rome. In Ukrainian and English.

The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (UA•EN)2022-01-17T13:44:28-05:00

Passia: or the Divine Suffering of Christ (UA•EN)

The Lenten service of Passia — or the Divine Suffering of Christ, with readings and hymns of Holy and Great Week — a sobering reminder to the Faithful of the twilight of our Lenten journey — before the joyous dawn which heralds Christ’s Resurrection. In Ukrainian and English.

Passia: or the Divine Suffering of Christ (UA•EN)2022-01-17T13:56:27-05:00