Holy Week and Easter

Palm Sunday

(At all Masses this weekend there will be the blessing of palms)

Saturday 12th April

  • 6.30 pm St Alban’s Church

Sunday 13th April

  • 9.30 am St Hugh’s
  • 10.00 am St Alban’s
  • 5.00 pm The Church on Oakwood

Monday 14th April

  • Mass: 7 pm – St Alban’s Church

Tuesday 15th April

  • Mass: 9.15 am – St Alban’s Church
  • Mass: 10.00 am – St Hugh’s Church

Wednesday 16th April

  • Chrism Mass: 11.30 am – St Barnabas Cathedral, Nottingham.  During this Mass the priests will renew their promises made at their ordinations. The oil of catechumens, oil of the sick and Sacred Chrism are blessed for distribution where they will be used in the parishes of the Diocese.
  • Mass: 7.00pm – The Church on Oakwood

The Sacred Triduum

Holy Thursday – 17th April

Mass of the Lord’s Supper with washing of feet:

  • 7.30 pm – St Alban’s Church
  • 7.30 pm – St Hugh’s Church
  • Both followed by ‘watching’ before the Blessed Sacrament until 10 pm

Good Friday – 18th April

  • Ecumenical Walk of Witness – 10 am starting from St Philip’s Church, Taddington Road
  • 3 pm – Solemn Liturgy: St Alban’s Church
  • 3 pm – Solemn Liturgy: St Hugh’s Church
  • 7 pm – Stations of the Cross (Ecumenical Service):  – The Church on Oakwood

Holy Saturday – 19th April

Easter Vigil: with blessing of the fire and lighting of the Easter candle:

  • 8pm – St Alban’s Church
  • 7.30pm – St Hugh’s Church

Easter Sunday – 20th April

Mass: with the renewal of our Baptismal Promises and blessing with the Easter Water:

  • 8.30am – The Church on Oakwood
  • 9.30am – St Hugh’s Church
  • 10.00am – St Alban’s Church