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Holy Week on Epiphany Island

Anglicans on Epiphany Island are busy with special services in this most important week of the year, just as our counterparts are in offline churches throughout the world. Below are some pictures to give you a taste of what has happened in the last week.

On Palm Sunday Ana excelled herself as usual in decorating the sim with palm trees and palm branches. We met in the Peace Garden for the beginning of our service and then processed, along with a reluctant donkey, to the Cathedral where the rest of the service took place. In the garden we read the Palm Gospel Matthew 21:1-11 . In the cathedral the readings were Philippians 2:5-11 and the Passion Gospel which this year was a dramatised version of Matthew 26:14-27:66 . Continue reading


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Holy Week and Easter Services 2015

Several of these services need readers. If you can help please contact me. All are welcome to attend. All times are Second Life Time.

  • Palm Sunday 29 March

Midnight, 6pm in the chapel

Noon – Palm Procession and Passion Sunday. I need up to 14 readers, though we can double up on small parts. Jesus and the narrator are big parts.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 30, 31 March, 1 April

Midnight and noon  in the chapel.

  • Maundy/Holy Thursday 2 April

Midnight in the chapel.

Noon in the Cathedral – 7 readers needed.

  • Good Friday 3 April

Midnight in the chapel.

6am Stations of the Cross in the Cathedral. I would be happy to have one or two readers share the meditations with me.

Noon Tenebrae (A service of shadows) in the Cathedral. 6 readers needed.

  • Holy Saturday 4 April

Midnight in the chapel.

Noon Easter vigil in the Cathedral  – 6 readers needed.

  • Easter Day 5 April


Midnight, 6pm in the chapel

Noon in the Cathedral – 2 readers needed.


Services for Holy Week and Easter 2013

Here is a list of the services we will be holding over the week from Palm Sunday on 24th March until Easter Sunday on 31st March. The times are complicated a little this year by the fact that Daylight Saving Time begins in the UK and Europe in the early hours of Sunday 31st March. Please note the times very carefully, all given in SLT.

Palm Sunday 24th March

Morning Prayer               Midnight E0485

Bible Study                        11.30am

Cathedral Service           1pm

Compline                            6pm


Monday 25th to Wednesday 27th March

Morning Prayer               Midnight

Prayer During the Day  6am

Evening Prayer                1pm

Cathedral Worship         3pm (Wednesday only)

Maundy Thursday 28th March

E0476Morning Prayer               Midnight

Prayer During the Day  6am

Evening Prayer                1pm

Cathedral Service           3pm




Good Friday 29th MarchE0472

Morning Prayer               Midnight

Stations of the Cross       6am

Evening Prayer               1pm

Tenebrae                            3pm



Holy Saturday 30th March

E0463Morning Prayer               Midnight

Meditative service          6am

Evening Prayer               1pm

Easter Vigil                       3pm



Easter Sunday 31st MarchE0464

Morning Prayer               Midnight

Prayer During the Day  6am

Cathedral service            Noon

Compline                           6pm