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Easter Sunday

09:00-11:00  Most churches on the island hold the Resurrection Mass in the morning, on an old tradition based on the passage of the New Testament: “And very early in the morning, the first day of the weeke they came unto the sepulchre, at the rising of the sunne” (John, 20:1). A procession of the icon of the Lord’s Resurrection also takes place in accordance with the Byzantine ritual that is still extant in some Aegean islands and Slavic Orthodox countries.

Processions of the icons of 
the Lord’s Resurrection in town
07:30    St Sophia (Evraike) 
07:45    Metropolitan Church of Our Lady Spelaiotissa (Spelia)
    All Saints (Liston)    
    St Paraskeve (Porta Remunda)
08:10    St Eleutherios (Coffinetta)
08:15    St Spyridon at Sarocco (Kotsela) 
08:30    Ascension of the Virgin (Analepsis)
    St George (Mandouki)
    Virgin Mary Phaneromene / Our Lady of Mainlanders (Plakada)    
    Virgin Mary of Vlachernae (Garitsa)
08:45    St Vasileios (Pinia)
09:00    St Nikolaos of the Elders (Campiello)
    St Ioannes (Piazza)
    St Antonios (Spelia)
10:00    St Spyridon; with the participation of the Corfu Philharmonic Society playing Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner, and the “Mantzaros” Philharmonic Society playing Resurrection: Marcia Trionfale by Soteres Kretikos.
18:00    Holy Trinity (Garitsa)
19:30    The Agapē (Love) Vespers at the Metropolitan Church, officiated by the Most Revd Metropolitan Nektarios. The passage 20.19 – 20.25 from the St John Gospel is read in various languages.


Date & Time

April 16, 2023

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