ST. NICHOLAS ORTHODOX CHURCH
9100 Youree Drive - Shreveport, LA 71115
(phone) 318-797-2226 / (fax) 318-797-2838
APRIL 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1
PALM SUNDAY
St. Mary of Egypt
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Procession & Potluck
6:00 pm Bridegroom Orthros



Fast: fish, wine, & oil
2
Great and Holy Monday
9am Hours
6:00 pm Bridegroom Orthros





Fast
3
Great and Holy Tuesday
9am Hours

6:00 pm Bridegroom Orthros




Fast
4
Great and Holy Wednesday
9am Hours
10am Presanctified Liturgy
6:00 pm Holy Unction





Fast
5
Great and Holy Thursday
10:00 am Vesperal Liturgy of Mystical Supper
12:00 Rite of Washing of Feet
6:00 pm Twelve Gospels Orthros




Fast
6
Great and Holy Friday
9am Royal Hours
11am Pre-Baptism Prayers
3pm Unnailing Vespers
7pm Lamentations Orthros
Psalm Vigil

Fast
7
Great and Holy Saturday
10:00 am Vesperal Divine Liturgy
w/ Baptism
10:30 pm Pascha Vigil begins
11:30 pm Paschal Liturgy



Fast: wine & oil
8
PASCHA
12:00 (Noon)
Agape Vespers & Pascha Picnic
Fast free
9
Bright Monday
Fast free
10
Bright Tuesday
5:30 Paschal Orthros
6pm Parish Council
Fast free
11
Bright Wednesday
5:30 Paschal Orthros
5:30 Paschal Vespers
Fast free
12
Bright Thursday
5:30 Paschal Hours & Divine Liturgy
Fast free
13
The Life-Giving Spring
8:00 Paschal Orthros
12:00 6th Hour
Fast free
14
Bright Saturday
4:15 Youth Choir & Chanting Practice
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
Fast free
15
Thomas Sunday
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy
12:30 Catechism
16
17
Joy Day "Radonitsa"
5:30 Orthros
Cemetary Blessings - 
Times TBA
18
5:30 Orthros
5:30 Vespers & Refreshment
Fish, wine & oil
19
5:30 Liturgy
20
8:00 Orthros
12:00 6th Hour
Fish, wine & oil
21
4:15 Youth Choir & Chanting Practice
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
22
Myrh-bearing Women
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy
12:30 Catechism
23
Great Martyr George
24
5:30 Orthros
25
5:30 Orthros
5:30 Vespers & Refreshment
Fish, wine & oil
26
5:30 Liturgy
27
8:00 Orthros
12:00 6th Hour
Fish, wine & oil
28
4:15 Youth Choir & Chanting Practice
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
29
Sunday of the Paralytic
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Memorial - S. Bloss
12:30 Catechism
3:45 Rescue Mission
30
May 1
5:30 Orthros
5:30pm Vespers for Mid-Pentecost
May 2
Mid-Pentecost
5:30 Liturgy for Mid-Pentecost
5:30 Akathist & Refreshment
Fish, wine & oil
May 3
5:30 Orthros
May 4
8:00 Orthros
12:00 6th Hour
Fish, wine & oil
May 5
10am Inexhaustible Cup
4:15 Youth Choir & Chant Practice
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
Please consult the Sunday bulletin for changes to the monthly calendar.