Holy Monday 29th – 31st March 2021

On Holy Monday, Christ, visits his friends, Lazarus, Martha and Mary at Bethany where, in a prophetic action, Mary anoints Jesus for burial. He knows the peril he is facing.

On Tuesday, Jesus reaches Jerusalem for Passover and crowds are drawn to him. Jesus teaches them that unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it cannot bear fruit.

On Wednesday, at supper with his friends, Jesus tells them that one of them will betray him. Judas goes out into the night.

But O, my friend, my friend indeed…


  • Holy Monday and Tuesday: Daily services (online)
  • Holy Wednesday: 12.00pm Sung Eucharist (online and in person – no tickets required)
  • Holy Wednesday: 5.30pm Tenebrae. From the Latin for ‘shadows’, Tenebrae is an ancient service of light, darkness, earthquake, and a promise of ressurection (online)


You can send your own prayers to pray@winchester-cathedral.org.uk and they will be added to our prayer list.

For online services visit the Live stream page

For ticketed services in the Cathedral book here