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Holy Week & Pascha – 2024

Holy Ascension Orthodox Mission

32 Electra St, Williamstown.

All services are in English.

Please click on the following link and read instructions before attending:

Health Safety Guidelines for Entry (2024)


TLDR: - Do not attend if you or your children are ill with even the slightest symptoms (coughs, fever, sneezes…etc) of any respiratory illnesses (colds, flu, covid, RSV... etc).


Variable Rubrics and Texts for Holy Week & Pascha:

Lazarus Saturday (27 April 9AM)

Blessing of Palms (Palm Sunday - 28 April 9AM)

Palm Sunday Liturgy (28 April 9AM)

Holy Unction (Holy Wednesday - 1 May 6pm)

Matins with 12 Passion Gospels (Holy Thursday - 2 May 6pm)

Vespers & Compline (Holy Friday - 3 May 3pm)

General Confession (Holy Friday - 3 May 5pm)

Matins with Procession of Epitaphios (Holy Friday - 3 May 6pm)

General Confession (Holy Saturday - 4 May 10:50pm)

Acts of the Apostles (Holy Saturday - 4 May 10:50pm)

Midnight Service with Recession of Epitaphios (Holy Saturday - 4 May 11:20pm)

Matins of Pascha (Pascha - 5 May Midnight 12AM)

Paschal Divine Liturgy (Pascha - 5 May Midnight 12AM)




















We kindly remind everyone to be on their best behaviour whilst they are standing out in the streets during the services. Please PARK where it is legal to park and please respect our neighbours.

Wishing everyone a blessed Holy Week and a joyous Pascha!

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