St. Nicholas Orthodox Church holds Good Friday Vespers and Lamentations - 04/14/17
On April 14, 2017, Fr. James Weremedic, Rector of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA, assisted by Fr. James Mason, led the parishioners in Good Friday’s, Burial Vespers and Matins - Laminations. For Burial Vespers Christ was taken down from the Cross and placed in a tomb. During Matins - Laminations at the tomb, the parishioners conducted an outdoor procession around the church. Now an All Night Watch at the tomb of Christ by reading the Psalms throughout the night.