Sunday, March 29th Passion Sunday with the Liturgy of the Palms
Our Holy Week journey begins on this day with the celebration of the Eucharist and the Blessing of Palms at both the 8:00 and 10 o’clock services.
Monday and Tuesday – March 30th and 31st
As we continue to journey through this last week of Jesus’ life, at 7:00 pm on each of these two evenings we will celebrate a Eucharist, retelling some of the last moments Jesus had with his friends.
Wednesday – April 1st The Stations of the Cross
On this night, we will worship together at 7:00 pm, using a service of the Stations of the Cross. This year’s worship will include music.
Maundy Thursday – April 2nd
On this night at 7:00 pm, we will commemorate the Last Supper, as it is described in the Gospel of John. The liturgy includes a celebration of the Eucharist, a ritual of foot-washing and the stripping of the altar.
Thursday Night Vigil
Following the Maundy Thursday service, the Cathedral will remain open throughout the night and early morning for members of the congregation to spend time in quiet, prayer and meditation prior to the Good Friday liturgy at 10:00 am. There will always be at least two people signed up for each of the hours through the night so no one is left alone in the church.
Good Friday – April 3rd
Our service on this day, which takes place at 10:00 am, includes the retelling of the Passion of Jesus as this is described in John’s Gospel, along with prayers, music and reflections.
Easter Vigil – Saturday, April 4th
This service, which begins at 7:00 pm and symbolizes the final movement from Holy Week to Easter, will this year include Adult Baptism and Confirmation, as well as the renewal of baptism vows and the first Eucharist of Easter. The redressing of the altar and decorating of the sanctuary are also central to the liturgy. Please remember to bring bells to ring during the singing of the Gloria.
Easter Day – Sunday, April 5th
Our Holy Week and Easter journey concludes on this day, with the celebration of the Resurrection at 8:00and 10:00 am. Please remember to bring bells for the 10:00 am service to ring during the singing of the Gloria.