Scripture Reading

HEVORAE MONDAY (MONDAY AFTER EASTER)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

NEW SUNDAY (SUNDAY AFTER EASTER – THE SUNDAY OF THE YOUTH)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER NEW SUNDAY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER NEW SUNDAY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER NEW SUNDAY

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER NEW SUNDAY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

ASCENSION OF OUR LORD (THURSDAY AFTER THE FOURTH SUNDAY FOLLOWING NEW SUNDAY)

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SUNDAY BEFORE PENTECOST (SUNDAY OF THE MONKS)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

GOLDEN FRIDAY (FRIDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

TENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

TWELVETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FEAST OF ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL (JUNE 29)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FEAST OF THE TWELVE APOSTLES (JUNE 30)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

DUKHARONO OF ST.THOMAS (JULY 03)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

THE FESTIVAL OF TRANSFIGURATION/KOODAARA PERUNNAL (AUGUST 06)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER THE FESTIVAL OF TRANSFIGURATION

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE FESTIVAL OF TRANSFIGURATION

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

THE FESTIVAL OF THE ASCENSION OF ST. MARY (AUGUST 15) MARTHA MARIAM SAMAJAM DAY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER THE FESTIVAL OF THE ASCENSION OF ST. MARY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE FESTIVAL OF THE ASCENSION OF ST. MARY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE FESTIVAL OF THE ASCENSION OF ST. MARY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE FESTIVAL OF THE ASCENSION OF ST. MARY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE FESTIVAL OF THE ASCENSION OF ST. MARY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS (SEPTEMBER 14)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

KOODOSH EETHO (SANCTIFICATION) SUNDAY

The Sunday that comes on of after October 30th is called Koodhosh Eetho (Sanctification of Church) Sunday. It is the beginning of the church calendar.

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

HOODHOSH EETHO (DEDICATION) SUNDAY

The Sunday after Koodhosh Eetho is called Hoodhosh Eetho (Dedication of Church) Sunday.

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

ANNUNCIATION TO ZACHARIAH (PARENTS’ DAY)

This Sunday is commemorated as the day when John the Baptist’s birth was announced to Zachariah by Angel Gabriel.

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

ANNUNCIATION TO ST. JOSEPH

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

YELDHO / INCARNATION OF OUR LORD (CHRISTMAS) (DECEMBER 25)

Evening:
By the fire-pit:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FEAST OF THE GLORY OF ST. MARY, MOTHER OF GOD

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

MASSACRE OF THE INFANTS (DECEMBER 27)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS (THE HOLY FAMILY FLEE TO EGYPT)

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

NEW YEAR (JANUARY 1) CIRCUMCISION OF OUR LORD, FEAST OF ST. BASIL AND ST. GREGORY

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

DANAHA FESTIVAL (6TH JANUARY)

This festival is the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is also known as Epiphany or Theophany.

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:
Blessing of the Water:

BEHEADING OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST (7TH JANUARY)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FEAST OF ST. STEPHEN (8TH JANUARY)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER BAPTISM OF OUR LORD

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER BAPTISM OF OUR LORD

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER BAPTISM OF OUR LORD

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER BAPTISM OF OUR LORD

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

MAYALTHO FESTIVAL (2ND FEBRUARY)

This festival is the entry of our Lord Jesus Christ into the temple.

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

ALL DEPARTED HOLY FATHERS (3RD FEBRUARY)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

MONDAY OF THREE DAYS LENT

The three day lent is a lent of attrition and repentance commemorating the repentance of the people Nineveh at the preaching of Prophet Jonah. This lent starts three weeks before the start of the Great Lent.

Evening:
Morning:

THURSDAY / THE END OF THREE DAYS LENT

Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIRST SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT(KOTHINE SUNDAY) (PETHURTHA OF THE GREAT LENT)

The Great Lent starts by commemorating the first miracle performed by Jesus i.e. turning water into wine at the wedding feast at Cana of Galilee. The Gospel reading for each Sunday of the Great Lent is about a miracle performed by Jesus.

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIRST SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT(KOTHINE SUNDAY) (PETHURTHA OF THE GREAT LENT)

The Great Lent starts by commemorating the first miracle performed by Jesus i.e. turning water into wine at the wedding feast at Cana of Galilee. The Gospel reading for each Sunday of the Great Lent is about a miracle performed by Jesus.

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SECOND SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT (LEPERS’ SUNDAY)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

THIRD SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT (PALSY SUNDAY)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FOURTH SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT (CANAANITE WOMAN)

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FIFTH SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT (KPIPTHO/CRIPPLED WOMAN)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SIXTH SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT (CATHOLICATE DAY)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

FRIDAY BEFORE HOSANNA (40TH FRIDAY)

Evening:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

SATURDAY BEFORE HOSANNA (LAZARUS’ SATURDAY)

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Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:

HOSANNA/PALM SUNDAY – (BOYS’ AND GIRL’S DAY)

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Midnight:
Morning:
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:
For Procession (at the Western Entrance):
For the Blessing of the Palm leaves:

WEDNESDAY OF THE PASSION WEEK

Evening:
Midnight:
First Qaumo:
Second Qaumo:
Third Qaumo:
Morning:
Third Hour (9 a.m.):
Noon(12 noon):
Ninth Hour (3 p.m.):

THURSDAY OF THE PASSION WEEK (MAUNDY THURSDAY)

Evening:
Midnight:
First Qaumo:
Second Qaumo:
Third Qaumo:
Morning:
Third Hour (9 a.m.):
Noon(12 noon):
Before Holy Qurbana:
Holy Qurbana:
Ninth Hour (3 p.m.):
Feet Washing Service: