Parish & Ward Church of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate

Holy Week and Easter 2014

Holy Week commences at St Botolph's and the Rector's related churches

Here are some service details for your attention at our various churches- I hope you will be able to be present for as much as is possible. This Holy Week is 'integrated' across the three City churches of St Botolph without Bishopsgate, St Vedast, and St Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street.

Monday 14 April

12.15 Mass, St Vedast
13.10 Mass, St Botolph
18.00 Evening Prayer, St Anne and St Agnes

Tuesday 15 April

12.15 Mass, St Vedast
13.10 Mass, St Botolph
18.00 Evening Prayer, St Anne and St Agnes

Wednesday 16 April

12.15 Mass, St Vedast
13.10 A Liturgy of Lamentation, Entreaty and Hope, St Botolph (the astonishing music of Couperin's Trois Lecons de Tenebres)
18.00 Tenebrae, St Anne and St Agnes (polyphonic music sung by Apollo5/VCM)

Thursday 17 April, Maundy Thursday

12.15 Maundy Mass (Said), St Vedast
13.10 Maundy Mass (Sung- Renaissance Polyphony, Vittoria), St Botolph
18.30 Stainer Crucifixion, Liturgical performance, St Vedast
19.30 Period of Reflection and Vigil, St Vedast (concludes 20.30)

Friday 18 April, Good Friday

12.00 Via Crucis, St Vedast (a reflective sequence with arias from the Passion music of JS Bach)

Sunday 20 April, Easter Day

11.00 Great Sung Eucharist of Easter Day, St Vedast- beginning in the Churchyard of St Anne and St Agnes