Holy Week at Ascension

Join us for our Holy Week observances on Palm Sunday; the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of Holy Week; Maundy Thursday; Good Friday; the Easter Vigil; and Easter Sunday. Follow along on Jesus' journey — from acclaimed prophet to enemy of the state and, ultimately, Risen Lord — through the ancient rhythms of Christian liturgy and sacred music.

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Learn more about the Triduum, the services from sundown on Maundy Thursday through Easter Sunday →

Palm Sunday – March 24

The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

  • 9 am ∙ Holy Eucharist
  • 11 am ∙ Blessing of the Palms & Procession; Festal Eucharist with Choir and dramatic reading of the Passion
  • 6 pm ∙ Meditation & Sacrament

In Holy Week – March 25, 26, & 27

Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday

  • 6 pm ∙ Holy Eucharist at Main Altar with Lay Preachers

Maundy Thursday – March 28

  • 7 pm ∙ Holy Eucharist with Full Choir, with Washing of Feet, Stripping of Altar, Procession to the Altar of Repose, and Watch with the Blessed Sacrament

Good Friday – March 29

  • 12 noon ∙ The Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ, with Full Choir, Veneration of the Cross and Communion from the Reserve Sacrament

Holy Saturday – March 30

The Great Vigil of Easter

  • 8 pm ∙ The Liturgy of the Word, with Lighting of the New Fire, Holy Baptism and the first Eucharist of Easter, with Full Choir

Easter Sunday – March 31

Day of Resurrection

  • 9 am • Holy Eucharist
  • 11 am ∙ Festal Eucharist with Full Choir
  • 6 pm ∙ Meditation & Sacrament

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