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Program of the Holy Week in Jerusalem

March 23 FRIDAY, SEVEN SORROWS B.V. M.
9.00 H. Sepulcher (on Calvary): Solemn Mass
17.00 H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession

March 24 SATURDAY, EVE OF PALM SUNDAY
8.00 H. Sepulcher: Daily Solemn Mass
9.00 Bethphage: Solemn Mass
15.00 H. Sepulcher: Solemn Entrance & Solemn
Procession
00.40 H. Sepulcher: Celebration of the Liturgy of the
Hours

March 25 PALM SUNDAY
8.00 H. Sepulcher: Palm Procession and Pontifical Mass
14.30 Bethphage: Procession of Palms from Mt. of Olives
to Basilica of St. Anne
17.00 H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession

March 26 MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK
6.00 5th Station: Masses until 8.00 (every 1/2 hr.)
7.00 H. Sepulcher (on Calvary): Parish Mass (in Arabic)
8.00 H. Sepulcher: Daily Solemn Mass
17.00 H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession
18.00 Bethany: Solemn Mass

March 27 TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK
8.00 H. Sepulcher: Solemn Mass with singing of the
Passion
17.00 H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession

March 28 WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK
8.00 Gethsemane (Basilica of the Agony): Solemn Mass
with singing of the Passion
8.00 H. Sepulcher: Solemn Mass with singing of the
Passion and Daily Procession
10.00 H. Sepulcher: Veneration of the Column of the
Flagellation throughout the day in the Blessed
Sacrament Chapel
16.00 H. Sepulcher: Service

March 29 HOLY THURSDAY
8.00 H. Sepulcher: Pontifical Mass (Washing of the Feet)
Procession of the Blessed Sacrament. Soon after the
Services (12.00 noon) the Basilica doors are closed.
No entry or exit after the doors are closed.
14.45 H. Sepulcher: Basilica doors open, and close shortly
afterwards. Service. Exit after Service (17.00).
The Basilica remains closed for the rest of the day.
15.30 Mt. Sion: Pilgrimage to the Cenacle and to the
Churches of St. James and St. Mark
Departure from St. Saviour at 15.10 pm
20.00 H. Sepulcher: The Basilica doors will be open from
20.00 to 20.05. The Friars from St. Saviour Convent
enter the Basilica to take their turn at Adoration.
21.00 Gethsemane Holy Hour in the Basilica of the
Agony
No Photographs — 22.00 - 24.00: Private prayer in
silence

March 30 GOOD FRIDAY
8.00 H. Sepulcher: Basilica doors open (only for celebration,
not for visits), and close shortly afterwards.
8.15 Calvary: Celebration of the Passion of the Lord
During the entire liturgy the doors remain closed. After
the liturgy, which ends at 10:30, the doors of the Holy
Sepulcher are opened and remain open for the rest of
the day.
11.30 Way of the Cross: Starting from the First Station
with the Franciscan Friars, followed by various
groups
16.00 H. Sepulcher: Service
20.10 H. Sepulcher: “Funeral” Procession

March 31 HOLY SATURDAY
7.30 H. Sepulcher: Easter Vigil
15.30 H. Sepulcher: Entry & Solemn Procession
18.00 H. Sepulcher: Evening prayer in front of Edicule
00.30 H. Sepulcher: Pontifical Celebration of the Liturgy
of the Hours in front of the Edicule

April 1 EASTER SUNDAY
7.30 H. Sepulcher: Entrance
8.00 H. Sepulcher: Pontifical Mass and Solemn
Procession
17.00 H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession

April 2 EASTER MONDAY
8.00 H. Sepulcher: Daily Solemn Mass
10.00 Emmaus (Qubeibeh): Pontifical Mass and Blessing
of Bread by the Custos of the Holy Land
14.00 Emmaus (Qubeibeh): Evening prayer
17.00 H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession


  1. All times are according to Local Standard time (legal time)



LATIN PARISH CHURCH - ST. SAVIOUR

March 25 PALM SUNDAY
10.00 Procession and Masses in Arabic
March 29 HOLY THURSDAY
17.30 Holy Mass “In Cena Domini” (in Latin and Arabic)
March 30 GOOD FRIDAY
16.00 Celebration of the Passion of the Lord (in Arabic)
March 31 HOLY SATURDAY
19.00 Easter Vigil (in Arabic)
April 1 EASTER SUNDAY
9.30 Mass in Arabic
11.00 Mass in Arabic

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