Holy Week Services
19th April 2019
Holy Week Services at Gloucester Cathedral

Palm Sunday 14 April
The Eucharist with the Blessing of the Palms and the Singing of The Passion starting at St Mary de Lode Church
We begin Holy Week and enter the Cathedral just as Jesus entered Jerusalem
Choral Evensong
Compline in the Quire
Quiet, reflective, beautiful worship to end the day

Monday 15, Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 April
Choral Evensong

Maundy Thursday 18 April
Chrism Eucharist with Blessing of the Oils
Clergy and Readers from across the diocese come to be with our Bishop and to reaffirm our commitment to serve
Evensong in Lady Chapel
The Eucharist of the Last Supper with Vigil until midnight
‘Do this in remembrance of me’. We wait with Jesus and follow his command of love

Good Friday 19 April
12.00 noon-3.00pm    A service mirroring Jesus’ three hours on the Cross including:
12.00 noon   
The Preaching of The Passion 
The Liturgy of Good Friday sung by the Cathedral Choir

Holy Saturday 20 April 
The Liturgy of Easter Eve sung by the Cathedral Choir Adults, Boy Choristers and Youth Choir
On this night, life stirs in the tomb, and light is reborn   

Easter Sunday 21 April 
Holy Communion
Festal Eucharist with full Cathedral Choir, Boy and Girl Ghoristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir Jesus is Risen, and we are set free. All are welcome. 
There will be an Easter Egg Hunt for the children in the Cloisters
Festal Evensong and Procession to the Cloister Garth
Special Services
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