Holy Friday 2009 - 04/17/09

On Friday, April 17, the Orthodox world celebrated Great & Holy Friday, the annual commemoration of the Passion, and Death of Jesus Christ. We celebrated the Burial Vespers in the afternoon, and then Matins with Lamentations in the evening.
re-entrance into the Church
Lamentations
Matins prayers
Matins prayers
Procession
"Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal have mercy on us!"
Altar servers at attention
Rdr. Seraphim reading the 6 Psalms
The tomb