Holy Week & Easter

Holy Week and Easter with St. Chad’s and St. Alkmund’s, 2024

Holy Week and Easter is the most important period in the year for Christians, as we follow Christ from his Entry into Jerusalem, to the intimate Last Supper with his disciples, to share his sufferings on the Cross, and celebrate his Resurrection. You are encouraged to join in as many of these services as you are able.

Palm Sunday, 24th March

8 a.m. Holy Eucharist, St. Chad’s
10 a.m. Procession from St Alkmund’s to St Chad’s Church with Holy Eucharist at St Chad’s Church
6 p.m. A Service of Music and Readings for Palm Sunday, St Chad’s Church

Holy Week: Compline 
Monday 25th March, 7.30 p.m., St. Chad’s
Tuesday 26th March, 8.00 p.m., St. Chad’s
Wednesday 27th April, 7.30 p.m., St. Alkmund’s

Maundy Thursday, 28th March,
10.30 Holy Eucharist, St Alkmund’s
7.30 p.m. Holy Eucharist, St. Chad’s

Good Friday, 29th March
9a.m. Stations of the Cross, St. Alkmund’s (a meditative journey with Christ to his Cross)
12 noon – 2 p.m. Devotions before the Cross, St. Chad’s
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. The Good Friday Liturgy with Veneration of the Cross, the Passion according to St. John, and reception of Holy Communion, St. Chad’s

Easter Day 31st March
8 a.m. Holy Eucharist, St. Chad’s
10 a.m. Holy Eucharist, St. Alkmund’s
10 a.m. Sung Eucharist, St. Chad’s
6 p.m. Choral Evensong, St. Chad’s