April 9th – Palm Sunday!

April 9th – Palm Sunday!

Sunday, April 9th is Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week. At our parish, the Matins prayers (Όρθρος) will begin at 9:15 a.m., and the Divine Liturgy (Θεία Λειτουργία) will begin at 10:15 a.m.

After the Liturgy, the Daughters of Penelope are holding their annual Palm Sunday Luncheon at our Hellenic Meeting & Reception Centre. Tickets will be sold at the door: $25 for Fish Plaki including Tarama Appetizer, Salad, Rice, Potatoes and Loukoumades and $15 for Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce including Tarama Appetizer, Salad and Loukoumades. Proceeds raised will go to the Scholarship Fund awarded to our young students and Ottawa community charities. In addition, Tsourekia (sweet Easter bread), Koulourakia cookies, etc. will available for sale by the sisters from Panagia the Comforter Monastery. Please join us once again for a delicious meal and fellowship to start off Holy Week.

The evening Church service on Palm Sunday is called The Service of the Bridegroom, and it is at 6:30 p.m.