"Jerusalem Matins is a unique liturgical service that the Byzantine Rite Churches celebrate on the evening of Good Friday or on Holy Saturday morning. According to its structure and content, Matins is a prayer vigil at the tomb of the Savior, praising and mourning His death, which bestowed life to all. The texts of Matins are filled with deep theological reflection on the saving work of the Son of God in light of His victory over death and decay in the glorious Resurrection." (information from the official press release
This disc has been released as part of the project of the Charitable Foundation named after Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky. The objective of the Foundation established by the UGCC Head is preservation and dissemination of the heritage of Metropolitan Andriy to develop the Church, as well as establishment and enhancement of the civil society in Ukraine.
Also released within the project: Gospel choir "Hlas" (Vol.1, Vol.2); Men's Liturgical Choir "Patmos" (Vol.3); God is with us (Vol.5); Choir "Eteria" (Vol.6); Three Stories of Galicia (DVD).