Friday, May 24, 2024 UTC

MAY 18: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

   NOTE: A Panachida will be celebrated after Divine Liturgy on Pentecost Sunday.

PROPERS: All_Souls_Saturday_DL

PARASTAS: Parastas

All Souls Saturday is a day set aside for commemoration of the dead within the liturgical year of the Eastern Churches. Saturday is a traditional day for prayer for the dead, because Christ lay dead in the Tomb on Saturday.

An Explantation of the Byzantine Rite Liturgical Practice of Observing All Souls Saturdays (from the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh): https://archpitt.org/an-explantation-of-the-byzantine-rite-liturgical-practive-of-observing-all-souls-saturdays/

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