Holy Week/Easter 2019

THE CELEBRATION OF THE PASSION: PALM SUNDAY

Saturday, April 13 

5:00 p.m.         Liturgy of the Palms and Holy Eucharist

Sunday, April 14 

8:00 a.m.         Liturgy of the Palms and Holy Eucharist

10:00 a.m.       Palm Sunday Procession and Holy Eucharist


Wednesday, April 17

12:00 noon      Holy Eucharist

MAUNDY THURSDAY  April 18

6:00 p.m.         The Maundy Thursday Liturgy and Agapé Supper

We begin our Maundy Thursday observance in the lower hall,
sharing a simple soup meal. Afterwards we will proceed to the church
to celebrate the Holy Eucharist, with the washing of feet for those who desire it.
The liturgy ends quietly with the stripping of the altar.


GOOD FRIDAY  April 19

11:35 a.m.       Procession assembles on St. Thomas’ lawn

11:45 a.m.       Procession departs for Our Lady of Lourdes

Led by a large wooden cross, we move the few blocks from St. Thomas’
to Our Lady of Lourdes, pausing for prayer along the way. Young people
from both parishes are invited to take a turn carrying the cross.

12:00 noon    Stations of the Cross at Our Lady of Lourdes, 150 Varinna Drive, Rochester, NY 14618
 

7:00 p.m.         The Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday at St. Thomas’

HOLY SATURDAY  April 20

No 5:00 Eucharist on Easter Eve

8:00 P.M.        THE GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER at St. Paul’s Church, 25 Westminster Road
(East @ Westminster).

EASTER DAY  April 21 

(please note change from regular service times) 

A brass quartet prelude precedes each service

9:00 A.M.       Festal Eucharist

11:00 A.M.     Festal Eucharist

 

There is no Children’s Chapel on Easter Day.
Children of all ages are encouraged to worship with their families.
An Easter egg hunt will follow the 11:00 service.