Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

St. Clair Shores, Michigan


Special Services Page


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Each file contains the complete text of a service as celebrated

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




            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