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St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church

5458 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604

A Parish of the Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church

of North America

Very Rev. Father Romanos Malouf, Pastor (203) 209-6725 - frromanos@gmail.com

Rev. Archdeacon Sami Bal (203) 521-8469

Rev. Deacon Richard Zogheb (203) 858-1494

Saturdays

5:00 pm   Great Vespers

 

Sundays 

8:40 am    Matins 

10:00 am  Divine Liturgy Hours 

 

Confession

Confessions are heard after evening services, during Matins on Sunday morning between 9 AM and 9:45 AM or by appointment.

 

Holy Week Schedule

Monday, April 22 – HOLY MONDAY – “The Signs of the Last Days”
9 AM – The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (90 minutes)
7 PM – Bridegroom Matins (60 minutes) (opportunity for confessions following)

 

Tuesday, April 23 – HOLY TUESDAY – “The Parable of the Virgins and the Talents”
9 AM – The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (90 minutes)
7 PM – Bridegroom Matins (60 minutes) (opportunity for confessions following)

 

Wednesday, April 24 – HOLY WEDNESDAY – “The Anointing at Bethany”
9 AM – The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (90 minutes)
7 PM – Holy Unction – Sacrament of the Anointing the Sick, for the Healing of Soul and Body (90 mins)

Thursday, April 25 – HOLY THURSDAY – “The Washing of the Disciples’ Feet and the Last Supper”
9 AM – The Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil the Great for the Last Supper (120 minutes)

7 PM – The Service of the Twelve Passion Gospel Readings and the Procession with the Cross (150 mins)

 

Friday, April 26 – HOLY FRIDAY – “The Crucifixion of Christ”
9 AM – The Royal Hours of the Crucifixion (90 minutes)
3 PM – Vespers of the Removal of Christ from the Cross and the Veneration of the Tomb (75 minutes)
7 PM – Matins of Lamentations and Procession with Christ’s Tomb (135 minutes)

SOYO All Night Vigil at the Tomb of Christ Following, with the Reading of the Holy Gospels

 

Saturday, April 27 – HOLY SATURDAY – “The Sabbath Rest in the Tomb”
9 AM – Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil the Great and the changing of the colors in the church to
white (105 minutes)
HOLY PASCHA – THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST
Saturday, 10 PM – Paschal Vigil, with the Procession outside with lighted candles, the singing of
“Christ is Risen,” the Paschal Matins and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. (150 minutes)
Followed by the blessing of our Paschal foods, and the Paschal meal in the church hall

 

 Visit our Service Schdule page be clicking on the link below and selecting the Monthly Calendar at the top of that page Service Schedule (schedule.html) 
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