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Holy Week

Holy Week is the Christian week from Holy Monday through Easter (Resurrection) Sunday.

Eastern Orthodox Christianity

In Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Great Lent officially ends on Lazarus Saturday, the day before Palm Sunday, which is a week before Pascha or Easter. One typical schedule for prayers for Holy Week is:
  • Bridegroom Matins for Holy Monday through Holy Thursday, held from Sunday evening of Palm Sunday through the following Wednesday evening
  • Divine Liturgy of the Last Supper held on Holy Thursday
  • Vespers of the Twelve Gospel Readings held on the evening of Holy Thursday
  • (more to be added)

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