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  • ST. BASIL'S CHURCH WILL STRIVE TO GLORIFY GOD THROUGH 

ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN WORSHIP,

SINCERE LOVE AND CARE FOR ONE ANOTHER,

AND SERVICE TO THOSE IN NEED AROUND US                  

BIBLE STUDY

Please join us every Thursday at 5:30 pm in the rectory (6 Lansing Ave, Watervliet, behind the church) for BIBLE STUDY

Please call ahead of time (518-273-6262), or check our calendar.

St. Basil's Orthodox Church is a Christian community of people from various ethnic and social backgrounds sharing a common commitment to the Lord, each other, and the Apostolic Faith. We warmly welcome all families, couples, and individuals who are looking for a deeper experience of the salvation offered in Jesus Christ. Come and see!



His Eminence Archbishop Michael of NY and NJ

We encourage you to visit the official website of the Diocess of NY and NJ, www.nynjoca.org

  It includes information about the Diocese, the Bishop’s schedule, “Lessons in Our Faith,” a series of highly recommended videos of instructional talks given by His Grace Archbishop Michael on matters of faith, belief, and the teachings of the Church, and the on-line edition of the Diocesan publication “Jacob’s Well.” 


Archpriest Peter Olsen, Rector

518-273-6262

518-926-9825 (cell)

polsen57@icloud.com

OCF

Capital District OCF meets every Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm at the home of Priest Matthew Markewich, 213 Sunset Ave, Ballston Spa NY 12020.  Contact James Boffa at 862-485-9955 or Fr. Matthew Markewich at 518-212-7845 for further information.  Everyone is welcome.  Bring a friend!  It is suggested that you call ahead before attending in case the location of a meeting is changed.

 

 

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OUR SCHEDULE THIS WEEK

Palm Sunday - April 21 - 9:10 am - Hours and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.  Blessing of pussy willows/palms.  Coffee Hour.  No Church School.  5:00 pm - Pan-Orthodox Mission Vespers at New Skete, Cambridge, NY

Holy Monday - April 22 - 9:00 am - Bridegroom Matins.  5:30 pm - Confession.  6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy

Holy Tuesday - April 23 - 9:00 am - Bridegroom Matins.  5:30 pm - Confession.  6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy

Holy Wednesday - April 24 - 9:00 am - Bridegroom Matins.  5:30 pm - Confession.  6:00 pm - Mystery of Holy Unction

Holy Thursday - April 25 - 9:00 am - Vesperal Divine Liturgy.  6:00 pm - Matins with the reading of the 12 Passion Gospels

Holy Friday - April 26 - 9:00 am - Royal Hours.  3:00 pm - Vespers.  7:00 pm - Matins with procession and Burial Service of our Lord

Holy Saturday - April 27 - 8:00 am - Vesperal Divine Liturgy - 15 Old Testament Readings.  Confession during the readings

2:00 pm - Blessing of Paschal baskets in the Center.  11:30 pm - Midnight Service and procession

HOLY PASCHA - April 28 - 12:00 am - Matins and Divine Liturgy.  Blessing of Paschal baskets and fellowship in the Center.  3:00 pm - Agape Vespers

Bright Monday - April 29 - 9:30 am - Divine Liturgy

Saturday - May 4 - No services

St. Thomas Sunday - May 5 - 9:10 am Divine Liturgy.  Church School.  Coffee Hour.  Special Parish Meeting to select color for cupolas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                   

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Friday, April 26th
Great and Holy Friday - Strict Fast
9:00 am - Royal Hours
3:00 pm - Vespers - The Descent from the Cross
7:00 pm - Matins for Holy Saturday with procession and Burial Service of our Lord
Saturday, April 27th
Great and Holy Saturday - Strict Fast
8:00 am - Vespers with the Liturgy of St. Basil.  15 Old Testament readings.  Confessions will be heard during the readings.
2:00 pm - Blessing of Pascha baskets in the Center
11:30 pm - Midnight Service and Procession

To make a donation to our church, please send your check to:

St. Basil Orthodox Church
6 Lansing Avenue
Watervliet, New York 12189