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Holy Week and Easter at Bolton Priory 2016

Palm Sunday, 20 March

08.00             Holy Communion

10.30             Procession of Palms and Sung Eucharist

with reading of the Passion

16.30              ‘Tribulation and sorrow have come upon me’:

a sequence of words and music for Palm Sunday

with Cantores Salicium


Monday of Holy Week, 21 March

19.00              Holy Communion with the Ministry of Healing

Tuesday of Holy Week, 22 March

19.00              Holy Communion

Wednesday of Holy Week, 23 March

10.00              Holy Communion


Maundy Thursday, 24 March

19.00              Eucharist of the Last Supper with Footwashing

and Watch before the Blessed Sacrament until 21.00


Good Friday, 25 March

10.00              Children’s Service and Hot Cross Buns

12.00             The Three Hours Devotion,

including the Liturgy of Good Friday

19.30              ‘The Crucifixion’ by Sir John Stainer:

sung by the Priory Choir, with guest soloists


Holy Saturday, 26 March

19.00              Easter Eve Ceremonies, with Lighting of the Easter Candle


Easter Day, 27 March

08.00              Holy Communion

10.30              Sung Festal Eucharist

16.30              Evening Prayer