The 3rd Sunday of Great Lent - the Veneration of the Cross - 03/22/09

On Sunday, March 22, Holy Apostles Mission celebrated the 3rd Sunday of Great Lent, the Sunday of the Veneration of the Precious Cross. This marks the half-way point of Great Lent for Orthodox Christians.
The Cross decorated with flowers
"Before Thy Cross we bow..."
Altar servers during the entrance
Rdr. Seraphim reads the epistle
the Great Entrance
the final blessing
Subdn. Nathan
The Sermon