Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine

Український Католицький Собор Святого Івана Хрестителя

952 Green Valley Crescent, Ottawa Ontario, K2C 3K7

Holy Week and Easter Services: Julian Calendar

For a calendar view, see: Liturgical Services Calendar

Palm Sunday, April 21

10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and Blessing of Willows

Holy Thursday, April 25

7:00 p.m. Passion Matins – Reading of the 12 Gospels

Holy Friday, April 26

6:30 p.m. Vespers of Entombment – Exposition of the Holy Shroud
8:00 p.m. Jerusalem Matins, presented by Akord – Ukrainian Men’s Choir of Ottawa, Rev Damian Dutka, celebrant

Holy Saturday, April 27

9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
2:00 p.m. Blessing of Easter Food* and Confessions
7:00 p.m. Holy Sepulchre Service
After service: Blessing of Easter Food* and Confessions

Easter Sunday, April 28

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

Bright Monday, April 29

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

Bright Tuesday, April 23

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

Thomas Sunday, May 5

10:30 a.m. Combined Ukrainian-English Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
12:00 p.m. Easter dinner

* Blessing of Easter baskets takes place downstairs in the church hall.