lent

Great Lent

First Monday of Great Lent
    • Morning
      • Genesis1: 1 – 12
      • GreatWisdom 7: 7 -24
      • Isaiah29: 15-24
      • St. James1: 2-12
      • Romans 1:18-25
      • St. Matthew 4: 1-11
    • Shub-khono
      • I John4: 11-20
      • I Corinthians 13: 1-13
      • St. Matthew 18: 18-35
First Tuesday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Luke 4: 1 – 15
    • Morning
      • Exodus32: 30- 35
      • Hosea14: 1 – 9
      • Isaiah 30:1-4
      • St. James1: 12-27
      • Ephesians4: 32- 5: 21
      • St. Matthew 6: 1-6
First Wednesday of GreatLent
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 6: 19-24
      • St. Luke16: 14-18
    • Morning
      • Genesis1: 14-18
      • Isaiah13: 6-13
      • St. James 2 : 1 – 13
      • Romans 2:7-24
      • St. Matthew 6: 25-34
First Thursday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 7: 1-12
    • Morning
      • Exodus 22:5-6
      • I Kings 18: 16 -24
      • II Kings 17: 7 – 23
      • Isaiah36: 1-7, 37: 1-7
      • St. James 2: 14 – 26
      • Romans2: 28 – 3: 8
      • St. Matthew 7: 13-27
First Friday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 5: 17 – 26
    • Morning
      • Ezekiel18: 20-32
      • Hosea 4:1-11
      • Deuteronomy6 : 1- 13
      • Isaiah 1:1-9
      • St. James 3: 13 – 4: 5
      • Romans 3:9-26
      • St. Matthew 5: 27-37
First Saturday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 10: 24 – 38
    • Morning
      • St. John15: 17-16: 3
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis2: 4 – 17
      • Zechariah7: 8-14
      • Isaiah 1:24-31
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 12:1-24
      • Romans12: 10-21
      • St. John 4:46-54
Second Sunday of Great Lent (Lepers’ Sunday)
    • Evening
      • St. Mark 1: 32-45
    • Morning
      • St. Mark 9 : 14 – 29
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis7: 6 – 24
      • II Kings 5: 1 – 14
      • Isaiah 33:2-9
      • Jeremiah 50 : 4- 7: 15 : 15 -21
    • Holy Qurbana.
      • Acts 5:12-16 :19 :8-12
      • Acts 9:22-31
      • Romans3: 27- 4: 5
      • St. Luke 5: 12-16, 4: 40 -41
Second Monday of Great Lent
    • Morning
      • Genesis35: 1 – 5
      • II Samuel 16: 5-12
      • Hosea 2:21-3: 5
      • St. James4: 7-5: 6
      • I Timothy 2: 1-15
      • St. Luke 6:27-36
Second Tuesday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Luke 6:37-49
    • Morning
      • Exodus16: 15 -27
      • Acts 10:25-33
      • II Corinthians 6: 1-11
      • St. Mark4: 21 -34
Second Wednesday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 18: 1-11
    • Morning
      • Exodus34: 1-17
      • Proverbs7: 1-11
      • Zechariah8: 1-8
      • II I John 1: 1-15
      • I Corinthians 8: 1-13
      • St. Luke11: 1-13
Second Thursday of Great Lent.
    • Evening
      • St. Luke16: 1-13
    • Morning
      • Numbers16: 1-10
      • Isaiah20: 20-25
      • Acts 10:34-48
      • I Corinthians 9: 1-12
      • St. Luke 18:1-8
      • St. Matthew 18: 18-22
Second Friday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 16: 21-28
    • Morning
      • Exodus21: 20-27
      • Job 25: 1-6
      • Acts 11:1-18
      • Romans 1:16-25
      • St. Matthew 5: 38-48
Second Saturday of Great Lent
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Deuteronomy30: 1 -7
      • Isaiah35: 1-10
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts13: 37 -52
      • II Corinthians 8: 1- 9
      • St. Mark 1:21-31
Third Sunday of Great Lent (Palsy Sunday)
    • Evening
      • St. Luke 5:17-26
    • Morning
      • St. John 5:1-18
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Ezekiel 34: 1-16
      • Exodus4 : 10 – 17
      • II Kings 2 : 1 – 11
      • Isaiah 5:20-25
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 5:12-16. 19: 8 -12
      • Romans 5:1-11
      • 2 Corinthians 12: 7-10
      • St. Mark 2:1-12
Third Monday of Great Lent
    • Morning
      • Genesis18: 20-33
      • Judges 6:11-21
      • Acts 28:1-10
      • OR
      • Revelations2: 1 – 7
      • I Timothy 6: 1-12
      • St. Mark 2:13-22
Third Tuesday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Mark10: 17-27
    • Morning
      • Exodus20: 1-19
      • Job 31: 1-15
      • Proverbs3: 1-12
      • St. James 1: 27-2: 13
      • Ephesians2: 1-18
      • St. Mark 4:1-20
Third Wednesday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Luke 9: 44-50, 57-62
    • Morning
      • Leviticus25: 35-46
      • I Samuel 9: 18-27
      • Isaiah65: 16-25
      • Acts 13: 1-3
      • Ephesians6: 1-9
      • St. Luke12: 32-40
Third Thursday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Luke13: 18-30
    • Morning
      • Numbers12: 1-10
      • II Chronicles 26: 16-21
      • Micah 6: 1-8
      • St. James4: 1-17
      • Philippians1: 1-11
      • St. Mark 9:30-42
Third Friday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 6: 5-15
    • Morning
      • Deuteronomy8 : 1-20
      • Isaiah 1:10-20
      • I Peter 3: 7- 15
      • Romans2: 2- 13
      • St. Luke18 : 9 -17
Third Saturday of Great Lent
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Exodus16: 1-10
      • II Kings 4: 38 -44
      • Hosea 2:18-23
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I Peter2: 1-10
      • Philippians2: 12-30
      • St. Mark 8:1-10
Fourth Sunday of Great Lent (Canaanite woman)
    • Evening
      • St. Mark 7:24-37
    • Morning
      • St. Luke 7:1-10
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • I Samuel 7: 10-17
      • Numbers17 : 1 – 8
      • Isaiah56: 1 – 7
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 4 :1- 12
      • Romans7: 14 – 25
      • St. Matthew 15:21-31
Fourth Monday of Great Lent
    • Morning
      • Leviticus16: 1 -17
      • Amos 6: 1-9
      • Acts14: 19 – 15: 3
      • II Corinthians 11: 1 – 15
      • St. Mark 12: 35 – 44
Fourth Tuesday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 20: 1-16
    • Morning
      • Numbers28: 1-8
      • I Samuel 21: 1- 9
      • Acts14 : 8 – 22
      • I Corinthians 16: 13-24
      • St. Matthew 11: 25-12: 8
Fourth Wednesday of Great Lent (Mid Lent)
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 17: 22-27
    • Morning
      • St. John 3:13-21
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Numbers21: 4-9
      • Psalms 34:1-9
      • Zechariah12: 6-14
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts15: 22 -33
      • II Corinthians 9: 1-15
      • St. John 3:13-21
Fourth Thursday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Luke15 : 11-32
    • Morning
      • Deuteronomy5: 6-22
      • Psalms 41:1-3
      • Proverbs22: 1-12
      • Acts 15:35-40
      • II Corinthians 1: 13-22
      • St. Matthew 19: 16-26
Fourth Friday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Luke16: 19-31
    • Morning
      • Leviticus19: 9 – 18
      • Daniel 9:1-11
      • Acts 16: 1-7
      • II Corinthians 12: 19-13: 13
      • St. Luke17: 1-10
Fourth Saturday of Great Lent
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis18: 1-15
      • II Samuel 9: 1-8
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 16:8-15
      • I Corinthians 9: 14-27
      • St. Luke 9:10-17
Fifth Sunday of Great Lent (Kpiptho/Crippled Woman)
    • Evening
      • St. Luke10: 25-37
    • Morning
      • St. Luke 7:11-17
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis9: 1 -7
      • Jeremiah51: 1-9
      • Isaiah50: 1 – 5
      • Barazeera 51: 13 – 30
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I Peter3: 8-16
      • Romans12: 1-15
      • St. Luke13: 10-17
Fifth Monday of Great Lent
    • Morning
      • Genesis20: 8-18
      • II Kings 2: 19 -25
      • Acts 19:13-22
      • Romans 9:14-21
      • St. Luke 4:31-41
Fifth Tuesday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Mark 3:1-12
    • Morning
      • Exodus14: 21-31
      • Isaiah40: 12-24
      • Acts18: 18 -28
      • Romans 1:26-32
      • St. Mark5: 1 -20
Fifth Wednesday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Mark 6:30-46
    • Morning
      • Deuteronomy31: 16-23
      • Isaiah41: 8-17
      • Acts 5:1 – 6
      • I Corinthians 10: 1-13
      • St. Matthew 14: 14-23
Fifth Thursday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 14: 23 -36
    • Morning
      • Genesis50: 14-22
      • Isaiah 42:1-9
      • Acts 19:8-12
      • Colossians3: 1-17
      • St. Mark 6:47-56
Fifth Friday of Great Lent
    • Evening
      • St. Mark 5:21-43
    • Morning
      • Deuteronomy27: 16-28: 8
      • II Kings 4: 32 -37
      • Hosea 6: 1-6
      • Acts16: 16 – 23
      • I Timothy 1: 1-20
      • St. Matthew 9: 18-31

Fifth Saturday of Great Lent

    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Deuteronomy27: 16 – 28; 8
      • II Kings 4 : 32 – 37
      • Hosea6: 1 – 6
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts5: 33 – 42
      • I Thessalonians 2 13-20
      • St. Luke 6: 1 – 11
Sixth Sunday of Great Lent (Catholicate Day)
    • Evening
      • St. Mark 10 : 46 – 52
    • Morning
      • St. Matthew 9 : 27-31
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Deuteronomy25: 13- 16, 26:1 – 13
      • Job 42: 1-10
      • Malachi 3:7-12
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I Peter 4: 12-19
      • II Corinthians 9 : 6-15/
      • or/
      • Ephesians5: 1-14
      • St. John 9:1-41
Monday beforeHosanna
    • Morning
      • Genesis49: 8-12
      • I Kings 17: 10 -16
      • Zechariah9 : 9 – 14
      • Acts 2:37-47
      • I Thessalonians 4: 1-12
      • St. Luke 18: 31-34, 19: 1-10
Tuesday before Hosanna
    • Evening
      • St. Luke 9:18-27
    • Morning
      • Genesis41: 38 – 52
      • I Samuel 17: 34-51
      • Acts 21:1-14
      • Romans 8:12-27
      • St. Mark10: 32-45
Wednesday before Hosanna
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 8: 23-9: 1
    • Morning
      • Genesis46 : 1-7
      • Isaiah63: 7-19
      • Daniel 7:9-18
      • Acts 14:8 -19
      • Galatians5: 13-26
      • St. Mark 4:35-41
Thursday before Hosanna
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 7: 1 – 12
    • Morning
      • Exodus15: 19 -21
      • Joshua 6:1-5
      • Isaiah 51:1-8
      • Acts16: 23- 40
      • II Corinthians 6: 1-10
      • St. Mark 8:22-26
      • St. Matthew 20: 17-19
Friday before Hosanna (40th Friday)
    • Evening
      • St. Luke 4:1-13
    • Morning
      • St. Matthew 4: 1-11
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Deuteronomy1: 3 – 14
      • II Samuel 24: 18-25
      • Isaiah 58:1-8
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I Peter 1: 13 – 22
      • Romans13: 11 – 14: 9
      • St. Matthew 4: 1-11
Saturday before Hosanna (Lazarus’ Saturday)
    • Evening
      • St. Luke 10 : 38 – 42
    • Morning
      • St. John11: 1 – 8, 11 – 27
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Leviticus27 : 30 – 33
      • Great Wisdom :11:: 22-12-5
      • Isaiah 61:1-9
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I Peter2: 6-10
      • Ephesians1: 15-2: 7
      • St. John11: 28-46
Memory of Forty Martyrs (9th March, if it is a Saturday or Sunday. Otherwise on the Saturday after 9th)
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 10: 16-33
    • Morning
      • St. Luke12: 1-12
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis4: 3-12
      • Isaiah 30:1-4
      • Daniel3: 14 -25
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 4:19-33
      • Romans8: 31 – 39
      • St. Mark 8:34-38,13:9-13
Annunciation to St. Mary (25th March)
    • Description

We celebrate the Feast of Annunciation to St. Mary twice a year. On the 3rd Sunday after Koodhosh Eetho and on March 25th. Holy Eucharist must be celebrated on this day even if it comes during the Great Lent, during the Passion Week or on Good Friday. (The Holy Eucharist is not celebrated during the Great Lent days except all Saturdays and Sundays, Wednesday of Mid Lent, 40th Friday, and Maundy Thursday during the Passion week.)

    • Evening
      • St. Luke 8: 16-21
    • Morning
      • St. Mark 3:31-35
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Deuteronomy26: 16-27: 10
      • Judges13: 2-14
      • Zechariah2: 10-13, 4: 1-7, 8: 3
      • Isaiah63: 15-64: 5
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I John3: 2-17
      • Hebrews6: 13-7: 10
      • St.Luke: 1:26 -38
Hosanna/Palm Sunday – (Boys’ and Girl’s Day)
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 21: 1 – 17
      • Midnight
      • St. Mark11: 1- 11
    • Morning
      • St. Luke 19 : 28 – 44
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis49: 8-15
      • I Samuel 2:18 -26, 16 : 1
      • Daniel 1: 16 – 20
      • Micah 4:1 -5
      • I Kings 3: 4 – 14
      • Zephaniah3: 11 -20
      • Jeremiah30: 18-22
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I John 5 : 1 -12
      • Romans8 : 18 -25
      • Ephesians:6:1-24
      • St. John12: 12-19
    • For Procession (at the Western Entrance)
      • St. Luke19: 28-40
    • For the Blessing of the Palm leaves
      • Zechariah9: 9-12
      • Isaiah51: 9-11
      • I John2: 7-14
      • Romans11: 13-24
      • St. Mark11: 1-11
Monday of the Passion Week
    • Evening
      • St. Luke19: 41-20: 8
    • Midnight
    • First Qaumo
      • St. Matthew 21: 33-46
    • Second Qaumo
      • St. Luke14: 12-24
    • Vadhe Dhalmeeno
      • St. Matthew 25: 1-13
    • Third Qaumo
      • St. Matthew 22: 1-14
    • Morning
      • Genesis3: 1- 21
      • Judges11: 30-40
      • Isaiah28: 5-13
      • Acts 25:6-12
      • Hebrews1: 6-2: 4
      • St. Matthew 21: 23-32, 17: 10-13
    • Third Hour (9 a.m.)
      • St. Matthew 19: 1-12
      • St. Luke 9:43-45
    • Noon
      • St. Matthew 22: 41-23: 12
Tuesdayof the Passion Week.
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 22: 15-33
    • Midnight
    • First Qaumo
      • St. Matthew 12 : 38-45
      • St. Luke 11:53-55
    • Second Qaumo
      • St. John 2: 12-25, 3: 13-21
    • Third Qaumo
      • St. John5: 30-6: 4
    • Morning
      • Deuteronomy31: 14 – 21
      • Zephaniah1: 11-18
      • I John 1:1-9
      • Hebrews2: 5-18
      • St. John 8:28-59
    • Third Hour (9 a.m.)
      • St. John 7: 45-52, 8: 12-20
    • Noon (12 p.m)
      • St. Luke11: 37-54
    • Ninth Hour (3 p.m.)
      • St. John 6: 30, 8: 21-30
    • Ninth Hour (3 p.m.)
      • St. Matthew 23: 13- 39
Wednesday of the Passion Week
    • Evening
      • St. John 11: 47-12: 2, 9-11
    • Midnight
    • First Qaumo
      • St. John10: 15-38
    • Second Qaumo
      • St. John12: 19-33
    • Third Qaumo
      • St. John12: 34-50
    • Morning
      • Leviticus6: 24-7: 7
      • I Samuel 16: 1-13
      • Isaiah 5:1-7
      • Acts19: 21 – 41
      • Colossians1: 9- 23
      • St. John6: 63-7: 13
    • Third Hour (9 a.m.)
      • St. John 7:14-27
    • Noon
      • St. John 7:28-44
    • Ninth Hour (3 p.m.)
      • St. Luke13: 31-35
Passover (Maundy Thursday)
    • Evening
      • St. John 7: 45-52, 8: 12-20
    • Midnight
    • First Qaumo
      • St. Matthew 26: 1 -30
    • Second Qaumo
      • St. John 6: 24- 4 0
    • Third Qaumo
      • St. John 6:41-63
    • Morning
      • St. Luke22: 1-13
    • Third Hour (9 a.m.)
      • St. John12: 20-36
    • Noon (12 p.m.)
      • St. Luke7 : 36 -50
      • St. Mark14: 1- 2
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Exodus12: 1-11
      • Leviticus16: 3-10
      • Ezekiel 45: 18 – 25
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 1:15-20
      • I Corinthians 5 : 1 -8 11: 23 – 34
      • St. Luke22: 14-30
    • Ninth Hour (3 p.m.)
      • St. Matthew 26: 31- 35
    • For Feet Washing Service
      • Exodus34: 18-26
      • II Kings 23: 21 – 25
      • Isaiah50: 4-10
      • I Peter 3: 17-22
      • Hebrews10: 19 -29
      • St. John13: 1-20
Good Friday
    • Evening
      • St. Luke22: 1-30
    • Midnight
    • First Qauma
      • St. Matthew 26: 31-46
    • Second Qauma
      • St. Mark14: 27-52
    • Third Qauma
      • St. Luke22: 31-62
    • Morning
      • Leviticus4: 1-7, 16; 3 – 34
      • Numbers19: 1-11
      • Acts22: 30-23: 16
      • I Corinthians 1: 18-31
      • Hebrews9: 11 -14
      • St. Matthew 27: 3 -10
      • St. Mark15: 1-10
      • St. Luke22: 63-71
    • Third Hour (9 a.m.)
      • St. Matthew 27: 26 – 31
      • St.Luke 23:2-3 , 4-16 , 23 : 23-25
      • St.John 18 :28-40
      • St. Mark 15: 12 – 18
    • Noon (12 p.m.)
      • St. Luke 23: 26 -34
      • St. Matthew 27:34.
      • St. John19:23-24.
      • St. Matthew 27: 36- 37,39-43
      • St. Luke 23: 39 -45
      • St. John 19: 25- 27
    • Ninth Hour (3 p.m.)
      • St. Matthew 27: 55-56,49 ,
      • St. Mark15: 33-41
      • St. Luke23: 44-49
      • St. John19: 23-30
    • Veneration of the Holy Cross
      • Genesis22: 1-14
      • Exodus17: 8-14
      • Isaiah52: 13-53: 12
      • I Peter 2: 19-25
      • Galatians2: 20 – 3: 14, 6: 11 -18
      • St. Luke 23: 55 – 56
      • St. John 19: 31 – 42
Gospel Saturday (Saturday of Good Tidings)
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 27: 6,St. Luke 23: 55-56
      • St. John19: 31-42
    • Morning
      • St. Matthew 27:62-66
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis8: 1-12
      • Zechariah12: 11-13: 7
      • Jeremiah38: 2-13
      • Micah 7: 8 -13
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I Peter 3: 13 -22
      • Romans 6:1-14
      • St. Matthew 27: 62 – 66
    • Shub-khono
      • I John4: 11-21
      • I Corinthians 13: 4-10
      • St. Matthew 18: 12 – 35