Holy Week and Easter

20th Mar 2016 - 27th Mar 2016 Event Type: Festival

Holy Week and Easter
Sunday 20 - Sunday 27 March

Palm Sunday, 20 March: 10.05 Blessing of Palms at the Castle, followed by a procession to the Cathedral; 10.30am Sung Eucharist; 3.30pm Evensong.

Tuesday of Holy Week, 22 March: 8pm Meditations for Holy Week – Winchester Cathedral Chamber Choir

Maundy Thursday, 24 March: 11am Diocesan Eucharist; 7pm Eucharist of The Last Supper; Watch by the Altar of Repose (Holy Sepulchre Chapel) till 9.30pm

Good Friday, 25 March: 12 noon The Three Hours (12 - 1.15 The Preparation, 1.15 The Vigil of Silence, 1.30 The Litany in Procession: Tallis, 1.40 The Liturgy of Good Friday); 5.30pm Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater - Girl Choristers and Orchestra

Easter Eve, 26 March: 9.30am Mattins (said); 5.30pm Evening Prayer; 7.30pm Vigil in the Retroquire; 8pm Service of Light, Confirmation and First Eucharist of Easter

Easter Day, 27 March: 8am Holy Communion and Blessing of the Easter Garden; 10am Mattins – Boy and Girl Choristers with Lay Clerks; 11.15am Festal Eucharist; 3.30pm Evensong.