Holy Week Services

Holy Week Services at Gloucester Cathedral

Palm Sunday 9 April
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 with Installation of Canons
Compline in the Lady Chapel
Quiet, reflective, beautiful worship to end the day 

Maundy Thursday 13 April
Diocesan 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 14 April
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
Tickets £10 Click here for details

Holy Saturday 15 April
The Liturgy of Easter Eve
On this night, life stirs in the tomb, and light is reborn   

Easter Sunday 16 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

Special Services
Webpage icon Annual Gloucester Scouts St George's Day Service and Parade
Webpage icon Compline in the Quire
Webpage icon Evensong and Concert for the Eve of Palm Sunday, Saint Cecilia Singers
Webpage icon Mothering Sunday Eucharist
Webpage icon St George's Day Service