KNEELING VESPERS

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KNEELING VESPERS - Kneeling Vespers is served on the evening of Pentecost. In this service the posture of kneeling  (a posture of penitence that is avoided during the glorious, joyful celebration of Pascha)  is reintroduced to the liturgical life of the Church. Several "kneeling prayers" are prayed by the priest while the faithful kneel.

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