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QUESTION 1

Holy week has several beautiful services that have a name that reminds one of marriage. What is the name? When are they served? There is a distinctive "signature" hymn that is sung. What is its text? What is the scriptural basis for the hymn?

QUESTION 2

How many Presanctified liturgies are served during Holy week? When is the last one? How is the service different than most of the ones served during Great lent?

QUESTION 3

On Holy Wednesday, in many parishes, a Trebnic service is sometimes served. What is it? What service does it unfortunately often replace?

QUESTION 4

When did Judas contact the Jewish officials to betray the Lord? The services make this clear. Was he present at the last supper? If so, what was he present for and what did he miss (if anything)?

QUESTION 5

What beautiful hymn about the "sinful woman" is sung while all the people prostrate?

QUESTION 6

Who was the only one of the apostles to not abandon the Lord when he was arrested? what important task did the Lord give him while he was on the cross?

QUESTION 7

What service is celebrated Holy Thursday morning? Why is it served on this day?

QUESTION 8

It is a pious and important tradition to not eat anything on Holy Friday until when?

QUESTION 9

When is the resurrection first proclaimed in a gospel reading?

QUESTION 10

What is the last service in the Lenten Triodion? What is the first service in the book used after Great Lent and Holy week? Name this book





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