Holy Week and Easter Services

Registration to attend Services

All places have now been taken:

Please note that all these services, apart from the 9:45 Mass on Easter Day will be livestreamed – the links are given below

Saturday 27th March

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions) 10am – 11am

Palm Sunday – 28th March

Masses at 6:30pm (Saturday), 9:45am, 11:15am & 7pm
We will not be providing Palms but if you bring your own small branch or greenery it will be blessed at Mass.

11:15 Mass:
Livestream link
Hymns
Readings

Monday 29th March

Mass at 9am (Morning Prayer at 8:45am)
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions) 9:30am – 10:00am

Tuesday 30th March

Mass at 9am (Morning Prayer at 8:45am)
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions) 9:30am – 10:00am

CHRISM MASS – Westminster Cathedral – midday

The Cardinal, together with priests of the Diocese, bless the Holy Oils to be used during the coming year. Access will be by invitation only. The Mass will be livestreamed

Wednesday 31st March

Mass at 9am (Morning Prayer at 8:45am)
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions) 9:30am – 10:00am

THE EASTER TRIDUUM – 1st, 2nd, 3rd April

These are the holiest days in the Church’s Year. The liturgies of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday are regarded as one service in three parts. Please make every effort to be present, to pray and to witness on these holiest of days. We regret that covid restrictions will affect how we can conduct some parts of the ceremonies.

All the Masses during the Triduum and on Easter Day are celebrated for the intentions of all the people of the Parish, living and deceased.

Maundy Thursday – 1st April

MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER at 7:30pm
Registration required

Due to covid restrictions, there will be no presentation of Holy Oils or Feet Washing.

(No morning Mass)

Livestream link
Hymns
Readings
Scripture notes

Good Friday – 2nd April

A day of Fasting & Abstinence.
We will not have Family Stations & Veneration of the Cross this year.
The large crucifix we  normally use for veneration will be placed in the porch when there is not a service in church so that people can venerate from outside.

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions) 10am – 11am

SOLEMN LITURGY OF THE LORD’S PASSION at 3pm
Registration required

Reading of the Passion, Solemn Intercessions,
Veneration of the Cross, Holy Communion

Due to covid restrictions, people are invited to bring a small Crucifix or Rosary to venerate during the Liturgy

Livestream link
Hymns
Readings
Scripture notes

Stations of the Cross at 7:30pm

Holy Saturday – 3rd April

Morning Prayer at 10am

Swieconka – Blessing of Easter Food Baskets at 10:30am

THE EASTER VIGIL & FIRST MASS OF EASTER at 7:30pm
Registration required
Blessing and lighting the Easter Candle, Liturgy of the Word, Blessing of the Baptismal Water, Renewal of Baptismal Promises.
Covid restrictions will affect some parts of the ceremony.

Livestream link
Hymns
Readings
Scripture notes

Easter Sunday – 4th April

Registration required – please click on Mass you wish to attend
Sung Mass 9:45am, Family Mass 11:15am

11:15 Mass
Livestream link
Hymns
Readings
Scripture notes

(Please note no evening Mass)

Easter Monday – 5th April (Bank Holiday)

Mass at 10am (Morning Prayer at 9:45am)

Easter Tuesday – Easter Saturday – 6th – 9th April

Mass at 9am (Morning Prayer at 8:45am)