One of the most noticeable aspects of my Lenten journey is the perceived expansion of time that goes along with, but is not necessarily connected to, the minimization of my concerns about food.
Call it Mardi Gras – “Fat Tuesday” – or Shrove Tuesday or in some places even Doughnut Day. It’s also called Carnival, “farewell to meat.” The Orthodox Church marks Clean Monday, when we tidy the house as a symbol for tidying our lives.
- 8:30am | Third and Sixth Hours
9:00am | Divine Liturgy
Coffee hour fellowship after Liturgy
- 4:30pm | Sacrament of Repentance
5:00pm | Vespers
6:00pm | Breaking bread fellowship
- 7:00pm | Vesperal Liturgy