Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

St. Clair Shores, Michigan

 

Special Services Page

 

Click on the links below for a PDF file of the service you want.

 

The files may be saved and printed out on letter-sized paper,

or they may be viewed on a tablet computer or a smartphone.

 

Each file contains the complete text of a service as celebrated

in our churchin side-by-side columns of Greek and English.

 

        LENTEN SERVICES:

 

            The Salutations to the Theotokos for the First Four Fridays of Lent

 

            The Salutations to the Theotokos for the Fifth Friday of Lent

 

 

        HOLY WEEK – EASTER BOOK (Same texts as the “Black Book” by Fr. G. Papadeas)

 

            Palm Sunday Evening: The Holy Monday Orthros Bridegroom Service

 

            Holy Monday Evening: The Holy Tuesday Orthros Bridegroom Service

 

            Holy Tuesday Evening: The Holy Wednesday Orthros Bridegroom Service

 

            Holy Wednesday Afternoon or Evening: The Sacrament of Holy Unction

 

            Holy Thursday Morning: The Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great


            Holy Thursday Evening: The Passion of Our Lord (12 Gospel Lessons)

 

            Holy Friday Morning: Service of the Imperial Hours

 

            Holy Friday Afternoon: Great Friday Vespers (Taking down from the Cross)


            Holy Friday Evening: Holy Saturday Orthros (The Lamentations)


            Text of the Lamentations as traditionally sung in our church, with Greek phonetics*

                 (*Translation of N. Takis and a different selection than the Papadeas book)


            Holy Saturday Morning: The Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great


            Holy Saturday Night and Sunday Midnight: The Resurrection Orthros and Liturgy


            Pascha Sunday Afternoon: The Agape Vespers


            Music score in English for the G. Papadeas Holy Week - Easter Book (Black Book)


            Corresponding music scores in Greek: The J. Sakellarides Holy Week Hymnal