HOLY WEEK and EASTER ARRANGEMENTS 2022
PALM SUNDAY, 9/10th April. 6pm Vigil Mass on Saturday evening. 9 am Sunday Blessing of the Palms and Procession, weather permitting.
MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK, 11th April. 9 am Mass.
TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK, 12th April. 9 am Mass at St. Lawrence’s Anglican Church, Bourton
WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK. 13th April. No Mass. (Fr. Stephen at Chrism Mass, Clifton Cathedral).
THE SACRED PASCHAL TRIDUUM – HOLY (MAUNDY THURSDAY) 14th April. EVENING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER: 7.30 PM. Watch in front of the Blessed Sacrament at the Altar of Repose until 9.30 pm for those who wish. (Come and go).
GOOD FRIDAY. 15th April. 9 am. Office of the Readings and Morning Prayer. 3 pm. CELEBRATION OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD with reading of The Passion, the Solemn Intercessions, Adoration of the Cross and reception of Holy Communion.
HOLY SATURDAY 16th April. 9 pm. THE EASTER VIGIL. 9 PM. The service starts outside in the dark, with the blessing of the New Fire and the lighting of the Pascal Candle. The faithful carry lighted candles into Church. Then follows the readings describing the history of our salvation. After this we process to the Font for the Renewal of our Baptismal Vows and the recption of Jonathan Self into the Catholic Church. Then follows the first triumphant Mass of Easter. The missal says: ‘Anyone who participates in the Mass of the night may receive Communion again at Mass during the day’.
EASTER SUNDAY. 17th April. 10.30 am Sung Mass Mass.
‘MIDNIGHT MASS’: 10.00 pm preceded by Christmas music from 9.30 pm, at Our Lady and St Kenelm, Stow GL54 1DR. Space available,
CHRISTMAS DAY: MASS OF THE DAWN 9 am Mass with music + carols (recorded if we are not allowed to sing) at Our Lady, Help of Christians, Bourton on the Water GL54 2ER. Space available.