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Holy Week and Easter 2020

Holy Week and Easter 2020

Easter is a great feast of music and liturgy when we enter into the story of the road to the cross and the joy of resurrection. This year it will be very different and it is important that we recognise and lament that sense of shared loss that has occurred because of the coronavirus, but we can also use this as an opportunity to keep this feast in a new and personal way.


Online services and reflections

To watch videos of our latest services, or others that have already taken place, please click on the links below.

Regular online services

Morning Prayer by 10.00 each day
Evening Prayer by 17.30 each day
Sunday Eucharist 12.00 noon
Sunday Compline by 20.00

Holy Week online services

Palm Sunday

Blessing of palms by 10.00
Palm Sunday Eucharist 12.00 noon
Palm Sunday Evening Prayer by 17.30

Stations of the Cross

The stations will come out one by one, Monday to Wednesday by 10.00, 11.00, 13.00, 15.00, 17.30

Maundy Thursday

Morning Prayer by 10.00
Holy Week Reflection – The Poet: Malcolm Guite 17.30
Liturgy of Maundy Thursday 19.00

Good Friday

Morning Prayer by 10.00
Readings, Music and Reflections for Good Friday with The Dean 12.00 noon
Evening Prayer by 17.30

Holy Saturday

Morning Prayer by 10.00
Holy Week Reflection – The Painter: Roger Wagner 12.00 noon
Evening Prayer by 17.30
Easter Vigil (this will begin with the lighting of the Easter fire and will include a compilation of clips from different voices in the Cathedral community) 20.30

Easter Day

Morning Prayer by 10.00
Easter Day Eucharist 12.00 noon
Evening Prayer by 17.30
Compline 18.30

 

Videos of online services

Palm Sunday Blessing of palms

Palm Sunday Eucharist

Palm Sunday Evening Prayer

Stations of the Cross

First Station of the Cross – Jesus is condemned to death

Second Station of the Cross – Jesus carries his cross

Third Station of the Cross – Jesus falls for the first time

Fourth Station of the Cross – Jesus meets his mother, Mary

Fifth Station of the Cross – Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus

Sixth Station of the Cross – Veronica wipes the face of Jesus

Seventh Station of the Cross – Jesus falls for the second time

Eighth Station of the Cross – Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem

Ninth Station of the Cross – Jesus falls for the third time

Tenth Station of the Cross – Jesus is stripped of his clothes

Eleventh Station of the Cross – Jesus is nailed to the cross

Twelfth Station of the Cross – Jesus dies on the cross

Thirteenth Station of the Cross – Jesus is taken down from the cross

Fourteenth Station of the Cross – Jesus is placed in the tomb

Maundy Thursday Morning Prayer

Holy Week Reflection – The Poet: Malcolm Guite

Maundy Thursday Liturgy

Good Friday Morning Prayer

Good Friday Reflections

Readings, Music and Reflections for Good Friday with The Dean

Good Friday Evening Prayer

Holy Saturday Morning Prayer

Holy Week Reflection – The Painter: Roger Wagner

Holy Saturday Evening Prayer

Easter Vigil – Holy Saturday

Easter Day Morning Prayer

Easter Day Eucharist

Join His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Revd Justin Welby, and the clergy of Canterbury Cathedral for our online Easter Day service.

Easter Day Evening Prayer

Easter Day Evening Prayer from Canterbury Cathedral, with a reading by Joanna Lumley.

Easter Day Compline

Other Online Resources

Below are some suggestions for you to embark on your own journey this Holy Week and Easter, to explore new ways in which God is calling to you to listen to his voice and realise his Easter joy and love in your lives.

 

 

 

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