Events & UPDATES

Welcome to Morning Holy Communion for the Winchester Diocese from the chapel at Wolvesey, Winchester

A WEEK TO CHANGE THE WORLD

Winchester Cathedral will provide Common Worship Morning and Evening Prayer each day, at 8.30am and 5.30pm respectively, via Zoom.

Every day there will be a reflection from one of our Bishops, Dean Catherine or members of the Cathedral Chapter which will follow the Holy Week story, using John’s Gospel as a basis.

Palm Sunday:

Bishop Tim will preside at a pre-recorded Sunday Eucharist from Wolvesey, with Sally Dakin preaching. 

Winchester Cathedral will provide a reading of the Passion, featuring multiple voices from English cathedrals organised by the Precentors.

Maundy Thursday:

Bishop Tim will provide a video message about renewing our vocational commitment as disciples, BCMers, lay ministers and ordained ministers. A full Chrism and recommitment service will take place in the autumn.

Dean Catherine will preside at a pre-recorded Eucharist from the Deanery, including a sequence of foot washing, Cathedral choral music and a Vigil sequence.

Good Friday:

The Cathedral Chapter will provide a pre-recorded service, lasting one hour, comprised of reflection, poetry and reading. This will again feature Cathedral choral music. The theme will be ‘My Song is Love Unknown; Reflections on The Cross’ and will include veneration of the cross and prayer.

Holy Saturday/Easter Vigil:

English Cathedrals will provide a vigil comprised of readings and reflections on the theme of ‘Rumours of Hope: a vigil for our times’ with Paula Gooder and others, including poets.

Easter Sunday:

Bishop Tim will preside at a pre-recorded Sunday Eucharist from Wolvesey, with Sally Dakin preaching. 

See the Diocesan website for more details of these daily events