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Sunday: Orthros and Divine Liturgy 8-11AM


New Sunday Morning

Service Times

Begin May 8

Orthros  at 8:30 AM.

Divine Liturgy  at 10:00 AM.

Things you need to know

New Sunday Morning Worship Times begin May 8


This message informs you about a change to our Sunday service schedule which will take place on Sunday, 8 May (Thomas Sunday; that is, the 2nd Sunday of Pascha).


Sunday Orthros Service begins at 8:30 AM.

Divine Liturgy begins at 10:00 AM.

Great & Holy Week Schedule for 2016


Download a PDF copy of our calendar for Great and Holy week


Come, Let Us Worship

A Practical Guide to the Divine Liturgy

for Orthodox Laity, by The V. Rev. Fr. Patrick B. O’Grady


This newly published authored by Fr Patrick – Come, Let Us Worship – walks the reader through the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, explaining the meaning of each element and how the congregant may best participate in this fundamental act of Orthodox worship. Those new to Orthodoxy and those who wonder about the meaning of the Liturgy will find this small guide a helpful and informative companion.




Antioch On The Record:

Orthodox Administrative Unity in North America


This week at St. Peter's

 Apr 24 - 30  TWENTY-SIXTEEN

Great & Holy Week


Sunday, 24 April – Sunday of Palms,

8:00 AM: Orthros, with the Blessing of Palms

9:30 AM: Divine Liturgy and Procession with Palms

6:00 PM: Bridegroom Orthros with Procession


Monday, 25 April – Great & Holy Monday,

6:00 AM: Liturgy of the Presanctified

6:00 PM: Bridegroom Orthros for Great Tuesday


Tuesday, 26 April – Great & Holy Tuesday,

6:00 AM: Liturgy of the Presanctified
6:00 PM: Bridegroom Orthros with Hymn of Kassiani


Wednesday, 27 April – Great & Holy Wednesday,

6:00 AM: Liturgy of the Presanctified

6:00 PM: Mystery of Holy Anointing

(Only Orthodox Christians who have received Lenten Confession may receive Holy Anointing)


Thursday, 28 April – Great & Holy Thursday

9:00 AM: Orthros of Great & Holy Thursday

10:00 AM: Vesperal Liturgy of the Mystical Supper
6:00 PM: Service of the Passion of Our Lord (12 Gospels)


Friday, 29 April – Great & Holy Friday,

10:00 AM: Service of the Great Hours

3:00 PM: Vespers of Removal from the Cross

Vigil at the Tomb: Reading of the Psalter after Vespers Service until Lamentations Service.

6:00 PM: Orthros for Holy Saturday (Lamentations)

Vigil at the Tomb: Reading of the Psalter after Lamentations Service through the night. We observe a strict fast this day; in case of weakness, bread and water may be taken.


Saturday, 30 April – Great & Holy Saturday,

9:00 AM: Vesperal Liturgy of the Harrowing of Hades This is the main Baptismal Liturgy of the whole year.

The fast for today allows for wine, but not oil.

Great & Holy Sunday: PASCHA

The bodily Resurrection of Our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ from the dead.

10:30 PM: Vigil, Midnight Service and Rush Service Sunday, 1 May, 12:00 AM: Paschal Orthros, followed by Divine Liturgy

The fast is broken. All foods are allowed.
2:00 PM: Agapi Vespers. immediately after Agapi Vespers:


Paschal Feast to be held on our Church Site, 2200 N. Orange Grove, Pomona.


Confession Purification of the Soul


Here's a video of a recent teaching by Fr. Patrick O'Grady on the topic– Confession, Purification on the Soul – recently delivered at St. Barnabas Orthodox Church in Costa Mesa, CA.





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