Memorial Services Guidelines
If you desire to have a Memorial Service for a departed loved one you should make arrangements with the church office at least two weeks prior to the day desired.
Memorial Services are not held:
- All Holy Days of our Lord (Despotikai Eortai): Christmas, Epiphany, Pascha, Transfiguration, etc.
- From the Saturday of Lazarus to and including St. Thomas Sunday
- Pentecost Sunday
- August 15
Memorial Services are usually held on the:
- 40th day
- Sixth month
- First year
- Third year
- Saturday of the Souls set aside throughout the Church Year
What you should bring:
Koliva (Call the church office if you want someone to make the koliva) Prosphora (prosfora/prosforon), if desired List of names to be commemorated ; print first name only.
2nd Thursday after Pascha; The Holy Hieromartyr Paphnutius; George the Confessor; Tryphon, Patriarch of Constantinople; Martyrs Emmanuel, Theodore, George, Michael and the other George of Samothrace; Aelphege the Hieromartyr of Canterbury