Holy Week Schedule

Holy Week

Commemorate the holiest week of the year and walk with Jesus as he makes his way to the cross. Enter Jerusalem with Jesus on Palm Sunday. Remember the Last Supper on Maundy Thursday. Keep watch with Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. Behold Christ crucified on Good Friday. Be led from darkness into light at the Great Vigil of Easter.

Palm Sunday, March 25

Weekdays in Holy Week

8 am – Morning Prayer & Holy Communion
Memorial Chapel
No Holy Communion on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday

Noon – Holy Communion With Healing Ministries
Memorial Chapel
Wednesday only, March 28

4:40 pm – Evening Prayer
Memorial Chapel
Monday to Wednesday only, March 26-28

5 pm – Sacrament Of Reconciliation — Confession
Good Shepherd Altar in the Church
Monday to Wednesday only, March 26-28

THE PASCHAL TRIDUUM

What is the Triduum?

Paschal Triduum, Sacred Triduum, Easter Triduum, Holy Triduum, or the Three Holy Days are basically one continuous liturgy that begins with the institution of Holy Communion on Maundy Thursday and concludes with the most important liturgy of the year: the Great Vigil of Easter.

Illustrated Guide to the Triduum

Maundy Thursday, March 29

Noon – Holy Communion
Memorial Chapel
Said Service With Homily; No Stripping Of The Altar

6:30 pm – Maundy Thursday Service History & Traditions
Education Building, Room 114

7 pm – Choral Holy Communion
Church
with Foot Washing & Stripping of the Altar

7 pm – Uptown Contemporary Service
Ascension Chapel
with Foot Washing & Stripping of the Altar

The Vigil at the Altar of Repose
begins as soon as the Blessed Sacrament is taken to Memorial Chapel near the conclusion of the Maundy Thursday liturgy, and continues until 8 am on Good Friday.

Good Friday, March 30

Noon – Solemn Liturgy Of Good Friday
Church
with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the Pre-sanctified Gifts

5:30 pm – Good Friday Service History & Traditions
Education Building, Room 114

6 pm – Solemn Liturgy Of Good Friday
Church
with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the Pre-sanctified Gifts

6 pm – Uptown Contemporary Good Friday Service
Ascension Chapel

6 pm -Children’s Good Friday Liturgy*
Education Building, Room 29

*For children in kindergarten to 3rd grade. For more information and to RSVP, please email Meg Houk at mhouk@incarnation.org (Children are to meet at 5:45 pm in Room 29.)

Holy Saturday, March 31

7:30 pm – Easter Vigil History & Traditions
Education Building, Room 114

8 pm – The Great Vigil Of Easter
Church

The Kindling of the New Fire; the Vigil of lessons that tell the story of redemption from Creation to Jesus Christ; the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation for adults; the first Easter celebration of Holy Communion. The people are invited to bring bells to ring after the Easter Acclamation and the return of “Alleluia!”

Easter Sunday, April 1

The Sunday of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ

7 am – Holy Communion With Hymns
Church

9 & 11:15 am – Traditional Service
Church

9 & 11:15 am – Uptown Contemporary Service
Ascension Chapel

No evening services or Sunday School on Easter Sunday.

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