Chelmsford Cathedral
 
Lent, Holy Week & Easter

Service Dates 2018


Sunday 25 March

 

Palm Sunday

 

8.00am

 

Holy Communion

        10.30am  

Sung Eucharist with procession of palms - A great sung celebration of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem

        3.30pm  

Music and Readings - An invitation to be still in the space of the Cathedral with words and music for the season sung by the Cathedral choir

Tuesday 27 March

 

Holy Week

 

7.00pm

 

Compline followed by 'The Way of the Cross' - music, words and images for Holy Week

Thursday 29 March

 

Maundy Thursday

 

11.00am

7.45pm

 

Diocesan Eucharist with Blessing of Oils

The Eucharist of the Last Supper followed by the Watch (a beautiful and moving celebration of Jesus' last supper)

30 March

 

Good Friday

 

12.00pm

 

Preaching of the Cross. Words and silence at the foot of the Cross

        2.00pm  

The Good Friday Liturgy (The traditional celebration  of the death of Jesus with beautiful music and an opportunity to pray at the Cross)

        5.15pm   Evensong 

Saturday 31 March

 

Easter Eve

 

7.00pm

 

Diocesan Confirmation Service with the Bishop of Chelmsford

Sunday 1 April

 

Easter Day

 

8.00am

9.30am

11.15am

3.30pm

 

Holy Communion

Parish Eucharist

Festal Eucharist - a sung celebration, led by the Bishop of Chelmsford

Festal Evensong

 

Compline

Friday evenings in Lent and on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of Holy Week at 7.00pm

Compline - 20 minutes of meditation with beautiful choral music.  If you have never heard compline before, the Dean has recorded compline.  Click here to listen and then come along in Lent to hear the choral scholars.

 

For Lent groups, please click here or visit the Lent Courses page under Exploring Faith

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