Holy Week and easter

Palm Sunday – 09 April 2017

8 am  Eucharist with distribution of palms

9.15 am  ‘Joyful Noise Eucharist’ with distribution of palms

10.30 am  SUNG EUCHARIST

with palm procession and dramatic reading of the passion according to St Matthew

 5 pm  Stations of the Cross


Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday in Holy Week

8 pm  Eucharist with devotional address each evening

a quiet meditative said service lasting about 30 minutes


Maundy Thursday – 13 April 2017

“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 – 14 April 2017

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

11 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


Holy Saturday – 15 April 2017

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

11 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 – 16 April 2017

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

8 am  Eucharist

9.15 am  ‘Joyful Noise’ Eucharist

10.30 am  FESTIVAL EUCHARIST OF EASTER

followed by Easter eggs