Holy Week & Easter 2019

Holy Week and easter

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Palm Sunday – 14 April 2019

“Hosanna to the Son of David.  Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord”

8 am  Eucharist with blessing and distribution of palms

9.15 am  ‘Joyful Noise Eucharist’ with blessing and distribution of palms


with blessing and distribution of palms and procession from West End Green

and dramatic reading of the passion according to St Mark

6.30 pm  Stations of the Cross

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday in Holy Week

8 pm  Eucharist with devotional address each evening

a quiet, meditative said service in the Nazareth Chapel lasting about 30 minutes

Maundy Thursday – 18 April 2019

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another as I have loved you”

10.30 am  Chrism Mass in St Paul’s Cathedral

8 pm  Sung Eucharist of the Lord’s Supper

with mandatum, stripping of the altars and watch at the altar of repose until midnight

Good Friday – 19 April 2019

“Christ was obedient unto death, even death on a Cross…”

10.30 am  Stations of the Cross for children

lasting 30 minutes, followed by hot cross buns

2 pm  Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death

the traditional liturgy of Good Friday

Holy Saturday – 20 April 2019

“If we have died with Christ we shall surely live with him…”

10.30 am  Church cleaning – all help very gratefully received

8 pm  The Easter Vigil & First Eucharist of Easter

Lighting of the new fire, blessing of the Paschal Candle and first Eucharist of Easter

followed by fireworks and bubbly refreshments

Easter Day – 21 April 2019

“Alleluia!  Christ is Risen!  He is risen indeed!  Alleluia!”

8 am  Eucharist of the dawn

9.15 am  ‘Joyful Noise’ Eucharist for Easter day

with eggs for children

this service is especially suitable for very small children


followed by Easter eggs for all children