Holy Week & Easter 2024

Holy Week & Easter services at St George's Cathedral, including video clips of Archbishop John's homilies

Holy Week is the most sacred part of our Liturgical Calendar. It celebrates the Paschal Mystery, the Passion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Archbishop John Wilson will be the main celebrant at St George's Cathedral at:

  • The Chrism Mass at 11.30am on Wednesday 27 March
  • The Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7.30 pm on Thursday 28 March 
  • The Solemn Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord at 3 pm on Friday 29 March
  • The Easter Vigil at 8.30 pm on Saturday 30 March 

Video clips of Archbishop John's homilies

Palm Sunday homily

Chrism Mass homily

Mass of the Lord's Supper homily

Good Friday liturgy homily

Easter Vigil homily

Easter Sunday homily


Chrism Mass

Mass of the Lord's Supper

Easter Vigil 

Sunday 24 March: Palm Sunday

Mass will begin with the blessing of palms
Holy Mass: 8am, 10am (Family), 12 noon (Solemn), 2pm (Spanish), 6pm
Stations of the Cross: 5pm

Confessions: during 10am & 12 noon Masses

Monday 25 March

Holy Mass: 7.30am, 12.30pm
Reconciliation Service: 6pm

Tuesday 26 March

Holy Mass: 7.30am, 12.30pm

Wednesday 27 March

Holy Mass: 7.30am
Chrism Mass: 11.30am

Thursday 28 March: Maundy Thursday

Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper: 7.30pm
Watching at Altar of Repose after Mass
Confessions: 10 – 11.30pm
Night Prayer: 11.45pm

Friday 29 March: Good Friday

A day of fasting and abstinence
Children's Stations: 10am (in Amigo Hall)
Celebración de la Pasión (Spanish): 11.30am
Solemn Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord: 3pm
Stations of the Cross: 7pm

Confessions: 9am – 12 noon

Saturday 30 March: Holy Saturday

Office of Readings: 9.30am
Confessions: 11am – 1pm
The Easter Vigil: 8.30pm

Sunday 31 March: Easter Sunday

Holy Mass: 8am, 10am (Family), 12 noon (Solemn), 2pm (Spanish), 6pm

Confessions: during 10am & 12 noon Masses

Holy Week and Easter Schedule