Schedule for Holy Week

Church Address

  • Freehold - 67 Siloam Road | Freehold, NJ 07728

  • Helmetta - 56 Main Street | Helmetta, NJ 08828

Lazarus Saturday | April 16, 2022

Divine Liturgy: 8am - 10:30 am | Helmetta

  • Offering of the Lamb

  • Liturgy of the Word

  • Liturgy of the Faithful

  • Distribution


Raising of the Incense Prayers & Praise: 4:30pm - 8pm | Freehold

Matins Prayer: 4:30pm - 7pm

  • Offering of the Morning Incense

  • Procession of the Cross (12 Gospel Readings)

Praises: 7pm - 8pm

Hosanna Sunday | April 17, 2022

Divine Liturgy: 8am - 11am | Freehold

  • Offering of the Lamb

  • Liturgy of the Word (4 Gospel Readings)

  • Liturgy of the Faithful

  • Distribution

General Funeral Prayer: 11am - 12pm | Freehold


Day of Sunday / Eve of Monday Paschal Service: 2pm - 5:30pm | Freehold

Monday | April 18, 2022

Day of Monday Paschal Service: 9am - 12pm | Freehold


Eve of Tuesday Paschal Service: 5pm - 8pm | Freehold

Tuesday | April 19, 2022

Day of Tuesday Paschal Service: 9am - 12pm | Freehold


Eve of Wednesday Paschal Service: 5pm - 8pm | Freehold

Wednesday | April 20, 2022

Day of Wednesday Paschal Service: 9am - 12pm | Freehold


Eve of Covenant Thursday Paschal Service: 5pm - 8pm | Freehold

Covenant Thursday | April 21, 2022

Day of Covenant Thursday Service: 7am - 2pm | Freehold


Morning Hour: 7am - 9am

  • 1st Hour Paschal Service

  • Offering of the Morning Incense

  • Procession of Judas

Day of Covenant Thursday Paschal Service: 9am - 11 am

Liturgy of the Water - 11am - 12:30pm

Divine Liturgy & 11th Hour - 12:30pm - 2pm

  • Offering of the Lamb

  • Liturgy of the Word (No Catholic Epistle or Synexarium)

  • Liturgy of the Faithful

  • Distribution (No Psalm 150) & 11th Hour Paschal Service


Eve of Great Friday Paschal Service: 4pm - 7:30pm | Freehold

Great Friday | April 22, 2022

Great Friday Paschal Service: 7am - 5pm | Freehold


Bright (Joyous) Saturday Service - 11pm - 7am | Freehold


Midnight Praises: 11pm - 1am

  • Psalm 151

  • Canticles, Psali/Song for the Three Saintly Children

  • Readings

Matins, 3rd & 6th Hour Prayers: 1am - 3:30am

  • Offering of Morning Incense

  • Morning Doxology

  • Psali / Hymn for Bright Saturday

  • Saturday Theotokia

  • 1st & 2nd Shiraat

  • Conclusion of the Theotokia

  • Readings

  • Psalms, Prophecies, & Gospel Readings of the 3rd and 6th Hours

Book of Revelations & 9th Hour Prayer: 3:30am - 5:30am

  • 22 Chapters

  • Anointing of the Oil

  • Psalms, Prophecies, & Gospel Reading of the 9th Hour

Divine Liturgy: 5:30am - 7am

  • Offering of the Lamb

  • Liturgy of the Word (No Synexarium)

  • Liturgy of the Faithful

  • Distribution (No Psalm 150)

Feast of the Resurrection Eve | April 23, 2022

Resurrection Feast Service: 5pm - 10pm | Freehold


Matins Prayer: 5pm - 6:30pm

  • Offering of the Morning Incense

  • Hymn of the Seven Tunes


Divine Liturgy: 6:30pm - 10pm

  • Offering of the Lamb

  • Liturgy of the Word

  • Enactment of the Glorious Resurrection

  • Resurrection Procession

  • Papal Message

  • Liturgy of the Faithful

  • Distribution