Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine

Український Католицький Собор Святого Івана Хрестителя

952 Green Valley Crescent, Ottawa Ontario, K2C 3K7

The 2021 Easter & Holy Week schedule for services at the Shrine for the Gregorian Calendar is now available.  View it online under Easter & Lent > Gregorian Holy Week & Easter in the menu, or download a PDF version here.

The schedule for the Julian calendar will also be available closer to Easter.

2021 Holy Week and Easter Services: Gregorian Calendar

For a calendar view, please see the Liturgy and Events Calendar.

PDF Icon PDF version of this schedule is available here.

Lazarus Saturday, March 27

9:30 a.m. Sorokousty
11:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

Palm Sunday, March 28

11:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and Blessing of Willows

Holy Wednesday, March 31

5:30 p.m. Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts

Holy Thursday, April 1

5:00 p.m. Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St. Basil

Good Friday, April 2

Strict fasting from meat & dairy products

7:00 a.m. Passion Matins – 12 Gospels

2:00 p.m. Vespers of Entombment – Exposition of the Holy Shroud
After vespers: Confessions

Holy Saturday, April 3

8:00 a.m. Jerusalem Matins

2:00 p.m. Blessing of Easter Food †
After blessing: Confessions

4:00 p.m. Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
After Liturgy: Blessing of Easter Food †

Easter Sunday, April 4

7:00 a.m. Paschal Matins
8:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
After Liturgy: Blessing of Easter Food †

5:00 p.m. Agape Vespers

Bright Monday, April 5

9:30 a.m. Paschal Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

Bright Tuesday, April 6

9:30 a.m. Paschal Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

All blessings of the food will tentatively occur outdoors; in case of inclement weather, arrangements will be made indoors.