Lent & Easter Services

LENT

Lent is a period of penitential preparation for Easter. It begins on Ash Wednesday, six and a half weeks before Easter, and provides for a 40-day fast (Sundays are excluded), in imitation of Jesus Christ’s fasting in the wilderness before he began his public ministry.

 

ASH WEDNESDAY (2nd March)

9.30am Ceremony of Ashes and said Holy Communion

7.30pm Ceremony of Ashes and Sung Mass

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

Saturday 5th March and all Saturday mornings in Lent   9.30am

 

EASTER

Palm Sunday

Sunday 10th April

8am Holy Communion (BCP)

9.45am Blessing and Procession of palms from Church Hall into Church

10am Sung Eucharist and Reading of the Passion

 

Monday 11th April

7pm Compline/Night Prayer

 

Tuesday 12th April

7pm Compline/Night Prayer

 

Wednesday 13th April

9.30am Holy Communion

7pm Compline/Night Prayer

 

Maundy Thursday

Thursday 14th April

7.30pm Mass of Last Supper, including limited Washing of Feet, Stripping of Altar and Watch of the Passion

 

Good Friday

Friday 15th April

2pm Good Friday Liturgy – including Veneration of the cross, Reading of Passion and Communion

 

Holy Saturday

Saturday 16th April

7.30pm The Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter

 

Easter Day

Sunday 17th April

8am Holy Communion (BCP)

10am Sung Eucharist and Procession

6.30pm Easter Evensong