Lenten Commemoration of the Departed

February 19, 2017

Lenten Commemoration of the Departed

You may now submit the names of departed Orthodox Christian whom you wish the monks to commemorate daily during Great Lent at the many pannykhidas, litias, and Divine Liturgies.

Please either use the online submission form or else mail the names of those whom you wish us to commemorate to the address below, along with any alms which you may wish to offer on behalf of the departed:

Hermitage of the Holy Cross
Attn: Lenten Commemoration
505 Holy Cross Rd.
Wayne, WV 25570





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