Lent, Holy Week and Easter

THIS IS OUR PROGRAMME FOR LENT, HOLY WEEK AND EASTER 2020.  Although it is now not going ahead, due to the suspension of services, we thought you might like to see what you've missed... and even follow the pattern at home if you can:

LENT COURSE 2020:  John’s Gospel

Saturday 22 February:  10am-12.30pm:  Quiet Morning: St Matthew’s Perry Beeches (with a soup lunch):  Chapters 1 and 13-16

Wednesday 26th February: Ash Wednesday: 7.30pm:  St John’s:  Sung Mass and imposition of Ashes

Wednesday 4th March: 7pm-8.30pm: St John’s:  The Distinctiveness of John’s Gospel

Wednesday 18th March: 7pm-8.30pm:  St Paul’s Hamstead:  The Seven Signs

Wednesday 1st April: 7pm-8.30pm:   St Matthew’s:  The “I am” sayings

FRIDAYS DURING LENT:  Stations of the Cross: 12.15pm

SERMONS DURING LENT: “Jesus’ encounters with women in John’s Gospel”

HOLY WEEK

Monday 6th April:   7.15pm:  St John’s.  Mass and Compline

Tuesday 7th April:  7.15pm:  St Matthew’s.  Mass and Compline

Wednesday 8th April: 7.15pm:  St Paul’s.  Mass and Compline

Thursday 9th April: Maundy Thursday: St John’s: 7.30pm: Mass and Vigil

Friday 10h April: Good Friday:  12noon: Stations of the Cross; 1pm: Veneration of the Cross and vigil

Saturday 11th April: Holy Saturday: 9.30-12noon: Getting the church ready for Easter

Sunday 12th April: Easter Day:  6am Dawn Mass of the Resurrection; 10.30am Festal Mass.