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.