Saints Peter & Paul Orthodox Church

109 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302



  • 18th Saturday
  •             Jersey City 10:30 AM
  •            Bayview 11:00 AM
  •            Kenilworth * 12:00 PM
  • 19th Sunday
  •            North Arlington 12:30 PM
  •             Holy Cross 1:00 PM
  •             Hillside 1:30 PM
  •             Passaic 2:00 PM
  •                                                                                 Father Joseph

* Blessing will begin at the right facing the cross.

Friday and Pascha


10 Friday Great Vespers  and Deposition of the Holy Shroud 3:00 PM

Matins and Procession of the Holy Shroud 6:30 PM

11 Saturday Great Vespers and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great 9:30 AM

Blessing of Paschal food after the Saturday Liturgy, 2 pm, 4 pm
and after the Paschal Liturgy


11 Saturday Nocturnes, Cross Procession, Matins, Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Artos Blessing, Paschal Greetings, Blessing of Paschal Food and Agape 11:30 PM

12 Sunday Great Vespers and Cross Procession Noon

13 Bright Monday Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM


Great and Holy Friday
Commemorated on April 10

Troparion & Kontakion

Great and Holy Friday

On Great and Holy Friday, Christ died on the Cross. He gave up His spirit with the words: “It is finished” (John 19:30). These words are better understood when rendered: “It is consummated.” He had accomplished the work for which His heavenly Father had sent Him into the world. He became a man in the fullest sense of the word. He accepted the baptism of repentance from John in the Jordan River. He assumed the whole human condition, experiencing all its alienation, agony, and suffering, concluding with the lowly death on the Cross. He perfectly fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah:

“Therefore I will divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he has poured out his soul to death, and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sins of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.”
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Welcome to Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Jersey City, New Jersey, We are Orthodox community serving Northeastern New Jersey in the Diocese of New York and New Jersey of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA). We warmly welcome all who are searching for a church that is in unchanging continuity with the Church of the Apostles and where they may find the purity of the Apostolic Faith.

Father Joseph Lickwar 201.434.1986 and (FAX) 201.434.1210
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Upcoming services

Events on May 30, 2015
Vespers 6 pm & Confessions
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: May 30, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Location: 109 Grand Street Jersey City NJ 07302 USA
Description: Orthodox Vespers
Events on May 31, 2015
Divine Liturgy
Starts: 9:30 am
Ends: May 31, 2015 - 11:00 am
Location: 109 Grand Stteet Jersey City NJ USA
Description: Sunday Orthodox Liturgy