2020 Holy Week Educational Program
“Meditations on the Great Canon of Saint Andrew”
Please join us during the first 4 Evening of Holy Week when we will virtually gather to celebrate the Bridegroom Services and to examine the scriptural content and application of the Great Canon of Sant Andrew of Crete.
The Great Canon of Saint Andrew, Bishop of Crete, is the longest canon in Orthodox worship. It is associated with Great Lent, since the only times it is appointed to be read in church are the first four nights of Great Lent and during the Matins for Thursday of the fifth week of Great Lent, when it is read in its entirety (the life of St Mary of Egypt is also read). There is no other sacred hymn which compares with this monumental work, which Saint Andrew wrote for his personal meditations. Nothing else has its extensive typology and mystical explanations of the scripture, from both the Old and New Testaments. The Canon of Saint Andrew is a wonderful way to prepare our hearts for the celebration of our Lord’s Glorious Resurrection!
Follow the Odes during our live broadcast
Sunday - Canon of St. Andrew (First Stasis)
Monday - Cannon of St. Andrew (Second Stasis)
Tuesday - Canon of St. Andrew (Third Stasis)
Wednesday - Canon of St. Andrew (Forth Stasis)
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