last updated on: 24th Mar 2016

Holy Week and Easter

Holy Week leading to Easter Day is celebrated by Christians around the world to commemorate the most important events in Christianity: the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

He Is Risen! Just Pray Easter Film
The latest Just Pray film released today portrays a passion play which features individuals who have struggled with drug addiction, crime and homelessness on their journey to faith. You can find out more about those involved by visiting http://justpray.uk

The film is available to watch on YouTube and encourages people to share their Easter stories, photos and videos online using #EasterJoy.

Easter events 

Thursday 24 March 2016
11.00   Chrism Eucharist
with the Renewal of Ordination Vows, the Celebration of Ministries and the Blessing of the Holy Oils.
Preacher:  The Rt Revd John Holbrook, Acting Bishop of Leicester.


Good Friday  

Good Friday 3rd April Humberstone Gate 11am 2015

Leicester @ the Cross on Good Friday

Good Friday  - Leicester Cathedral

08.30  Morning Prayer 12.00-15.00  Liturgy of Good Friday 16.00  Vigil in solidarity with Brussels 17.30  Evening Prayer


Holy Saturday - Leicester Cathedral

08.30  Morning Prayer 15.00  Richard Reburied Revisited 20.00  Easter Vigil with Baptism and Confirmation

Easter Sunday - Leicester Cathedral

08.00  Book of Common Prayer Eucharist 10.30  Festal Eucharist 15.00  Festal Evensong


The ReJesus website answers some Easter FAQ's

Damaris Easter resources




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