Holy Week & Easter at Christ Church

Holy Week 

Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday and continues through this most holy of weeks in the Church's liturgical year which culminates with the great feast of Easter.

Palm Sunday (14th April 2019)

8am           Said Mass

9.40am      Blessing of Palms in Tower Square

10am         Sung Mass 

6.30pm      Music & Readings for Passiontide 

Fig Monday

6.30pm      Confessions

7.30pm      Mass and Stations of the Cross

Temple Tuesday

6.30pm      Confessions

7.30pm      Mass and Stations of the Cross

Spy Wednesday

11.30am    Chrism Mass at Lichfield Cathedral with the Bishop of Ebbsfleet

6.30pm      Confessions

7.30pm      Mass and Stations of the Cross

The Sacred Triduum

The three days that begin with the liturgy on the evening of Maundy Thursday and ends with Evensong on Easter Sunday. It recalls the Passion, Death, Burial

and Resurrection of Jesus as portrayed in the Gospels. 

Maundy Thursday (18th April 2019)

7.30pm      Mass of the Lord’s Supper & Watch before the Sacrament until Midnight

Good Friday

10am      Stations of the Cross and Children's Craft Activities & Hot Cross Buns

2pm        The Liturgy of the Day and Veneration of the Cross

7pm        The Maria Desolata

Holy Saturday

8:30pm        Easter Vigil & First Mass of Easter, followed by refreshments.

Easter Sunday

8am         Mass

10am       Sung Mass & Maria Consolata

6.30pm   Evensong & Benediction