Orthodox Services in Swansea & district

Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Pascha,

Ascension and Pentecost, 2017


Contact Father Luke 01554-755690


 (Fr Luke 11 New Rd, Dafen, Llanelli, SA14 8LS)



Friday 7th April. Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Holy Gifts.

Llanelli. 7.00 p.m.


Sunday 9th April. Entry Into Jerusalem – Palm Sunday.

Blessing of the Palms. Divine Liturgy. 10.30 a.m. Swansea/Singleton


Wednesday 12th April. Blessing of the Oils. Anointing Service.

 Llanelli. 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m


Thursday 13th April. 12 Passion Gospels – Crucifixion of The Lord.

Llanelli. 7.00 p.m – 10.00 p.m.


     Friday 14th April. Holy Friday – Good Friday.

All services in the garden church at Father Luke’s house in LLANELLI.

Open from 12.00 p.m.

Decorating the Epitaphios 12.30 p.m – 2.30 p.m.

Service of the Descent from the Cross. 2.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Service of the Epitaphios – Procession for the Burial of Christ. 6.30 p.m – 9.00 p.m.


Pascha – The Glorious Resurrection Of Christ.




Saturday Night/ Sunday Morning. 15th to 16th April.

Pascha – Easter Night.

Services in the garden church at Father Luke’s house in LLANELLI.

Church open from 8.00 p.m.

Procession of the Resurrection 9.45 p.m.

Anastasis – Proclaiming the Resurrection 10.00 p.m.

Orthros – Easter Matins with the Paschal Canon 10.00 p.m. - 11.00 p.m.

Divine Liturgy – Easter Communion. 11.00 p.m. - 1.00 a.m.

A small meal of Easter foods after the Liturgy.

*Remember this is a long service.*

We are starting early at 9.45 p.m. and we finish long after midnight.


Sunday 16th April. Pascha – Easter Sunday.

Agape Vespers – Vespers of Love. 2.00 p.m. Llanelli.

Communion will be available for the children at the end of the service.

The feast follows after we finish in church.

Please bring family and friends for the afternoon festivities.