The Orthodox Mission of the Entrance
of the Theotokos Into the Temple
306 W. Main Street
Emmitsburg, MD


Schedule of Divine Services

Our usual Schedule for Divine Services follows.

Saturday evenings
6 PM: Great Vespers and Confessions
Note the following exceptions:
    ---> See the times for the Divine Services of Holy PASCHA listed below.


Sunday mornings
8:30 AM Matins and Prayers of Preparation
10 AM Divine Liturgy
Following the Liturgy: Prayers of Thanksgiving for Reception of Holy Commnion, Fellowship Hour  
Note the following exceptions:
    ---> Divine Services for Holy PASCHA will be held at the Great Vigil beginning at 11:30 PM on Saturday evening, April 27 - see below.

Upcoming Feasts and Commemorations

Sunday, April 21 (8) - Palm Sunday
8:30 AM Matins
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and Procession with Palms

Wednesday, April 24 (11) - Great and Holy Wednesday
6:00 PM Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts and Holy Unction

Thursday, April 25 (12) - Great and Holy Thursday
5:00 PM Vespers and Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
6:00 PM Matins of Great and Holy Friday (12 Passion Gospels)

Friday, April 26 (13) - Great and Holy Friday
5:00 PM Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (Descent from the Cross)
6:00 PM Matins of Great and Holy Saturday (Epitaphios Procession)

Saturday, April 27 (14) - Great and Holy Saturday
10:00 AM Vespers and Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
11:30 PM Midnight Office and Matins of PASCHA

Sunday, April 28 (15) - HOLY PASCHA
12:00 AM PASCHAL Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
Congregational Break-Fast follows (All are welcome!)

The civil date is listed first followed by the date according to the Julian Old Calendar in parenthesis, e.g. January 6 (December 24).


Calendar of Feasts and Commemorations


Contact Us

Via Email: FatherElias@EntranceMission.org
Via Phone: 717-817-0084
Via Mail: c/o Fr. Elias, 1634 Carrolls Tract Rd., PO Box 126, Orrtanna, PA 17353

May the Blessing of Almighty God,
the Father, Son and Holy Spirit
be with you always!