Holy Week and Easter

March 1, 2020 April 12, 2020
St Edmundsbury Cathedral


Days of Preparation – Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. Follow this Days of Preparation guide

Here are Practical ideas to prepare for Easter 2020



This is not a competition! Just your heartfelt Easter offering. Please
capture your thoughts and send any experiences of your Easter
preparations and celebrations (in writing, video clips or photographs) to
curate@stedscathedral.org to be shared as an encouragement to one
another throughout the Easter Season.



Services for Holy Week led by the Bishops and the Cathedral, livestreamed from the Cathedral facebook page.

(note that Morning Prayer each day comes from the Bishops’ facebook page)


Palm Sunday
10.00 am – Eucharist for Palm Sunday
3.30 pm – Evening Prayer led by The Dean


Monday to Wednesday of Holy Week
8.30 am – Morning Prayer from the Bishop’s Oratory
12 noon – Daily Eucharist
7.00 pm – Compline with Holy Week addresses given by Bishop Mike
Download orders of service here:
Compline Monday here ; Compline Tuesday here ; Compline Wednesday here


Maundy Thursday
8.30 am – Morning Prayer from the Bishop’s Oratory
11.00 am – Diocesan Service of Renewal of Commitment to Ministry led by Bishop Martin
5.00 pm – Evening Prayer
7.00 pm – Maundy Thursday Liturgy led by Bishop Mike


Good Friday
8.30 am – Morning Prayer from the Bishop’s Oratory
12 noon – Good Friday Liturgy with addresses given by Bishop Mike
5.00 pm – The Cathedral will be hosting a ‘virtual’ “Come and Sing” of the Stainer Crucifixion. All are welcome to join in. Full details here


Easter Sunday
5.00 am Dawn Vigil and Eucharist from the Bishop’s Oratory
10.00 am – Eucharist for Easter Day
3.30 pm Evening Prayer

For other services and resources from the Church of England see here


Friday Lunchtime Lent Address



Audio Link

Caitlin Brinkley, Lay Reader in Training, St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Friday 20 March 2020

Audio Link

Robin Herne, Route Leader for Religious Studies and Ethics, West Suffolk College

Friday 13 March 2020

Audio Link

Canon Matthew Vernon, Canon Pastor

Friday 6 March 2020