All Saints Parish 2020 Lenten Services Announced

Holy Lent begins on Monday, March 2nd.  With the services beginning so early in March, the following Lenten service list has been provided early so you can mark your calendars. Please remember that this is the planned order of Lenten services that is “subject to change without notice…” Watch the Sunday Bulletin or call the parish office for changes.

Please see the preliminary Pan-Orthodox Lenten Service Schedule at the bottom of this page.

Saturday of the Souls services will be held on: Feb 22, 29, and March 7. A name list has been included in this issue of The Vineyard for your commemorations.

Forgiveness Vespers will be held on Sunday evening, March 1 at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday of Orthodoxy – March 8 with procession of Icons (no memorials permitted)

Great Compline Mondays at 7:00 p.m. March 2 (begins at 6:30 with Great Canon), 9, 16, 23, 30, and April 6.

Parish Pre-sanctified Liturgies Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. March 4, 11, (No Pre-sanctified Liturgy on March 18 – Metropolis Clergy Retreat), April 1 & 8.

Salutations Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m. March 6, 13, 20, 27, and April 3.

The Feast of the Annunciation Great Vespers will be held on Tuesday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. Orthros and Divine Liturgy at All Saints on Monday, March 25.

Saturday of Lazarus April 11 – Orthros and DL beginning at 9:00 a.m. (Family Lenten Retreat to follow in Hellenic Memorial Hall)

Palm Sunday – April 12

Holy Week & Pascha Services Begin Sunday evening, April 12. Separate Schedule in April’s Vineyard

Pascha – April 19 (This year, Pascha follows Western Easter by one week)

REGARDING HOLY CONFESSION – As with previous years, Holy Confession during Lent will be scheduled by appointment. Please call the office to arrange an appropriate time.

Pan-Orthodox Lenten Vespers Services Announced (tentative)

Sunday, March 8 – Location TBA at 4:00 p.m. (Sunday of Orthodoxy)

Sunday, March 15 – Location TBA at 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 22 – St. Nicholas Church, Barton, OH at 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 29 – Holy Resurrection Church, Steubenville, OH at 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 5 – Location TBA at 4:00 p.m.


Parish Calendar For Lenten Services

Below is a list of general lenten services for All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Weirton, West Virginia. For the particular schedule of services, please contact the parish office as the listed schedule is subject to change from a number of circumstances.

Pan-Orthodox services are also conducted throughout Lent at the various parishes of the St. Stephen’s Orthodox Clergy Brotherhood of the Upper Ohio Valley. As these locations also change from year to year, please contact the parish office for details.

Weeks of Lent

Monday – Great Compline 7:00 p.m. (On the first Monday of Lent , Great Compline begins at 6:30 p.m. with the Canon of St. Andrew)

Wednesday – Parish Presanctified Liturgy 6:00 p.m.

Friday – Salutations 7:00 p.m.

Sunday – Orthros and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil (services begin at 9:00 a.m.)

Saturday of Lazarus (following sixth week of Lent)
– Matins & DL begin at 9:00 a.m.
– Lenten Brunch & youth mini-retreat to follow (generally).

Sunday – Palm Sunday following the Saturday of Lazarus – Orthros and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom


Holy Week

Sunday – Palm Sunday
Bridegroom Service 7:00 p.m.

Bridegroom Service 7:00 p.m.

Bridegroom Service 7:00 p.m.

Presanctified Liturgy 9:00 a.m
Holy Unction 3:00 p.m.
Bridegroom Service 6:00 p.m. with Unction anointing to follow

Vesp Lit of St. Basil 9:00 a.m.
Service of the Twelve Gospels 6:00 p.m.

The Royal Hours 9:00 a.m.
Descent from the Cross (Apokathelosis) 4:00 p.m.
Epitaphios (Lamentations) 7:00 p.m. 

Vesp Lit of St. Basil 9:00 a.m.
Services of Resurrection, Orthros & Liturgy begin at 10:30 p.m.

Agape Vespers 11:00 a.m.