St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will be celebrating a full cycle of Holy Week services for 2023.
Holy Week begins on Sunday evening, with the Bridegroom services. These are special Matins services, each with individual themes calling to mind preparing for the coming of the bridegroom of the Church, Jesus Christ.
The Matins of Holy Thursday service focuses on Christ’s betrayal by Judas.
Matins of Holy Friday is a powerful service containing full reading of the 12 Passion Gospels.
Holy Week Schedule
Sun. April 9 6:30 pm Bridegroom Matins
Mon. April 10 6:30 pm Bridegroom Matins
Tues. April 11 6:30 pm Bridegroom Matins
Wed. April 12 6:30 pm Matins of Holy Thursday
Thurs. April 13 6:30 pm Matins of Holy Friday w/12 Passion Gospels
Fri. April 14 6:30 pm Vespers of Holy Friday
Resurrection services for the remainder of the weekend and Pascha will be held at All Saints of North America in Phoenix.