Holy Week & Easter 2019

The services appointed for Holy Week and Easter enact the narrative of our Lord’s Passion, Death, and Resurrection. For a fuller description of these services, please see the Holy Week Booklet 2019

Holy Week 2019

Palm Sunday, April 14th
8 am Holy Communion (said)
9:15 am Palm Sunday Street Procession with Tabitha the Donkey
10:30 am Choral Holy Communion

Holy Monday, April 15th and Holy Tuesday, April 16th
7 pm Choral Holy Communion. Meditations will be offered by Jordan Draper, ordinand for the Diocese of Saskatchewan.

Holy Wednesday, April 17th 
10 am Holy Communion (said). The Rector will preach.
7 pm Tenebrae

Maundy Thursday, April 18th
7 pm Foot Washing, Choral Holy Communion and the stripping of the Altar. The Rector will preach.

Good Friday, April 19th
7:30 am Mass of the Presanctified
9 am Morning Prayer and Litany
10 am Stations of the Cross for Children and Families
12 noon to 3 pm. The Three Hour Service. The Rector will offer a series of meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross. If you can’t make it to the entirety of this service, please enter and exit the church quietly, preferably during a hymn, and using the Brunswick Street doors (unless prevented by mobility issues).

Holy Saturday, April 20th
10am Ante-Communion followed by the cleaning and preparation of the church for Easter.
10:30pm The Easter Vigil and the First Mass of Easter.

Easter Day, April 21st
8 am Holy Communion (said)
10 am Morning Prayer (said)
10:30 am Choral Holy Communion and Baptism. The Rector will preach.

Easter Monday, April 22nd
10 am Holy Communion (said) and Baptism in the Little Dutch Church.
This service, held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Little Dutch Church to Saint George on Easter Monday, 1761, uses the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.

Holy Week Activities for Children and Families

Making Palm Crosses ◆ Sat. April 13, 10am:
In the Sunday School Room in the Parish Hall
Join us for making palm crosses to distribute to parishioners and our neighbourhood guests on Palm Sunday. No experience necessary!

Palm Sunday Street Procession ◆ Sun. April 14, 9:15am:
Children can walk together with the Sunday School for the procession. There will be some banners to carry. Note: There will be no 9:30am class this day.

Stations of the Cross ◆ Fri. April 19, 10am:
for Children and Families
This service follows the last journey of Christ from Pilate’s house to his tomb. At the end of the service, the children prepare a table-top tomb in an Easter garden.

Easter Egg Decorating ◆ Sat. April 20, 10:30am:
In the Sunday School Room in the Parish Hall
(We need donations of boiled eggs! Boiled eggs can either be dropped off that morning, or placed in the white fridge in the Sunday School Kitchen.)

Easter Sunday ◆ Sun. April 21, 10:30am:
There will be no 9:30am class this day, but the class that takes place during the Choral Holy Communion Service will happen as usual.