What service begins Great Lent, when is it served, and what distinctive rite is observed which is done only once a year?
What distinctive penitential prayer is said in almost every service during the Lenten season? Give the full text. You should know it by heart!
Give the two ways in which this prayer is said in the services.
Name ALL the services it is said, and ALL the services it is not said (paying particular attention to what day it is).
Name the last time this prayer is said during before Pascha.
Name the times outside of Great that the prayer is also appointed.
What distinctive, long penitential hymn is chanted 5 times in Great Lent. Name the days, and the services it is chanted in. What else is read in the last service?
There is a service which is sung 5 times in the Lenten period, as well as several other times throughout the year . Name this service, and mention the other days outside of Great Lent that it is chanted (hint: there are usually 4 other times). There are two ways in which this service is served. Name them.
Divine liturgy is not served every day during Great Lent. What service is chanted so that the faithful can partake of the holy mysteries? Who is the author?
When is the liturgy of St. John Chrysostom celebrated during the Lenten period?
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