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Program of the Holy Week in Jerusalem

The Incredulity of Saint Thomas, Mosaic 12th Century, Nativity Church - Bethlehem, ©Piaccenti SPA

April 7 FRIDAY, SEVEN SORROWS B.V. M.
9.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher (on Calvary): Solemn Mass
17.00 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession
 
April 8 SATURDAY, EVE OF PALM SUNDAY
8.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Daily Solemn Mass
9.00 a.m. Bethphage: Solemn Mass
14.30 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Solemn Entrance
15.50 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Solemn Procession
00.40 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Celebration of the Liturgy of the Hours
 
April 9 PALM SUNDAY
7.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Palm Procession and Pontifical Mass
14.30 p.m. Bethphage: Procession of Palms from Mt. of Olives to
Basilica of St. Anne
17.00 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession
 
April 10 MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK
6.00 a.m. 5th Station: Masses until 8.00 a.m.
7.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher (on Calvary): Parish Mass (in Arabic)
8.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Daily Solemn Mass
17.00 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession
18.00 p.m. Bethany: Solemn Mass
 
April 11 TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK
8.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Solemn Mass with singing of the Passion
17.00 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession
 
April 12 WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK
8.00 a.m. Gethsemane (Basilica of the Agony): Solemn Mass
with singing of the Passion
8.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Solemn Mass with singing of the Passion
and Daily Procession
10.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Veneration of the Flagellation Column
throughout the day in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel
16.00 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Service
 
April 13 HOLY THURSDAY
8.00 a.m. 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 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Basilica doors open, and close shortly
afterwards. Service. Exit after Service (17.00 p.m.).
The Basilica remains closed for the rest of the day.
15.30 p.m. 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 p.m. 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 p.m. Gethsemane Holy Hour in the Basilica of the Agony
No Photographs — 22.00 - 24.00: Private prayer in
silence
 
April 14 GOOD FRIDAY
7.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Basilica doors open (only for celebration,
not for visits), and close shortly afterwards.
7.15 a.m. Calvary: Celebration of the Passion of the Lord
During the entire liturgy the doors remain closed. After
the liturgy, which ends at 10:00 a.m., the doors of the
Holy Sepulcher are opened and remain open for the rest
of the day.
12.15 a.m. Way of the Cross: Starting from the First Station with
the Franciscan Friars, followed by various groups
16.00 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Service
20.10 p.m. H. Sepulcher: “Funeral” Procession
 
April 15 HOLY SATURDAY
Catholic Pilgrims wishing to participate are instructed to go to the New
Gate between 5:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. Entry to the Basilica is very difficult
due to stringent security measures. At the end of the Vigil around 10:00
a.m., all Catholic Pilgrims will be obliged to leave the Basilica.
6.30 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Easter Vigil
18.00 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Evening prayer in front of Edicule
23.30 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Pontifical Celebration of the Liturgy of
the Hours in front of the Edicule
 
April 16 EASTER SUNDAY
10.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Entrance
10.30 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Pontifical Mass and Solemn Procession
17.00 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession
 
April 17 EASTER MONDAY
8.00 a.m. H. Sepulcher: Daily Solemn Mass
10.00 a.m. Emmaus (Qubeibeh): Pontifical Mass and Blessing of
Bread, by the Custos of the Holy Land
14.00 p.m. Emmaus (Qubeibeh): Evening prayer
17.00 p.m. H. Sepulcher: Daily Procession
 
NB. All times are according to Local Standard time (legal time)
 
LATIN PARISH CHURCH - ST. SAVIOUR
 
April 9 PALM SUNDAY
10.00 Procession and Masses in Arabic
April 13 HOLY THURSDAY
17.30 p.m. Holy Mass “In Cena Domini” (in Latin and Arabic)
April 14 GOOD FRIDAY
16.00 p.m. Celebration of the Passion of the Lord (in Arabic)
April 15 HOLY SATURDAY
19.00 p.m. Easter Vigil (in Arabic)
April 16 EASTER SUNDAY
9.30 a.m. Mass in Arabic
11.00 a.m. Mass in Arabic
 
The Incredulity of Saint Thomas, Mosaic 12th Century, Nativity Church - Bethlehem, ©Piaccenti SPA

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