Holy Week Services

Holy Week Services at Gloucester Cathedral

Palm Sunday 25 March
The Eucharist with the Blessing of the Palms and the Singing of The Passion starting at St Mary de Lode Church
We begin Holy Week and enter the Cathedral just as Jesus entered Jerusalem
Choral Evensong
Compline in the Lady Chapel
Quiet, reflective, beautiful worship to end the day
King of Kings silent film screening with live organ improvisation.
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Monday 26, Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 March
Compline and Adress at St Mary de Lode Church
Preachers will be – Monday: Canon Andrew Braddock, Tuesday: The Dean of Gloucester and Wednesday: Canon Nikki Arthy

Maundy Thursday 29 March
Chrism Eucharist with Blessing of the Oils
Clergy and Readers from across the diocese come to be with our Bishop and to reaffirm our commitment to serve
Evensong – Adult voices
The Eucharist of the Last Supper with Vigil until midnight
Do this in remembrance of me’. We wait with Jesus and follow his command of love

Good Friday 30 March
12.00 noon - 3.00pm    A service mirroring Jesus’ three hours on the Cross including:
12.00 noon   
The Preaching of The Passion - Bishop Robert Evens
The Liturgy of Good Friday sung by the Cathedral Choir
The St John Passion, J. S. Bach 
Gloucester Cathedral Choir and the Corelli Ensemble
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Holy Saturday 31 March
The Liturgy of Easter Eve
On this night, life stirs in the tomb, and light is reborn   

Easter Sunday 1 April
Holy Communion
Festal Eucharist with Bishop Rachel
Jesus is Risen, and we are set free. All are welcome. 
There will be an Easter Egg Hunt for the children in the Cloisters

Festal Evensong and Procession with the Dean

Special Services
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