Holy Week and Easter Services

This Holy Week and Easter join us in the Resurrection Journey: From the Cross to New Life.

Monday-Wednesday of Holy Week

9:00am Eucharist
12:15pm Midday Eucharist
5:10pm Choral Evensong (Monday: Evening Prayer)

Maundy Thursday

6:00pm Choral Eucharist with washing of feet
An evocative service remembering the Last Supper at which Jesus washed the feet of his friends, followed by a silent vigil of prayer

Good Friday

9:00am Choral Liturgy of the Cross and Communion
A solemn telling of the Passion story in music and commemoration of the death of Jesus on the Cross with opportunity for personal prayers under the Cross

12:30pm Devotions under the Cross
A meditative service of readings, addresses, Passion hymns and prayers, marking the final three hours of Jesus’ life and his death on the Cross

7:00pm The Crucifixion – John Stainer
A telling of the Passion story through the music of John Stainer, performed by the Cathedral Choir of boys and men. Free admission: a donation of $25 per person will help cover the costs of this Good Friday tradition

Easter Day

6:00am Easter Vigil with Baptism and Confirmation
A dramatic dawn service from darkness to light, with lighting of the new fire and Easter candle, Baptism and Confirmation and first Eucharist of Easter

8:00am Traditional Language Service
Holy Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer 1662 with Easter hymns

9:00am Family-style service
A celebratory Eucharist with Easter hymns, children’s activities and Easter eggs

10:30am Choral Eucharist
A festive Choral Eucharist with Blessing of the Easter Garden, led by the Archbishop of Melbourne

下午二时正  复活节华语圣餐崇拜 | 2:00pm Easter Service in Mandarin
复活节主日下午二时正  A celebration of the Easter story with communion, led in Mandarin Language

6:00pm Choral Evensong
Choral Evensong with festive music for Easter