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Holy Week services in the University of King’s College Chapel

Holy Week services in the University of King's College Chapel

Here is a complete list of the Holy Week services in the King’s chapel. The preacher for all Holy Week services will be Dr Marcus Tomalin, a Fellow of Downing College and an affiliated lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, UK.

For more detailed information about each of these services, please see the student-run chapel community website.

Monday, 25 March

4:45 PM Evensong
5:00 PM Choral Solemn Eucharist sung by the King’s College Chapel Choir
9:30 PM Compline sung by the Men’s Compline Choir

Tuesday, 26 March

4:45 PM Evensong
5:00 PM Choral Solemn Eucharist sung by the King’s College Chapel Choir
9:30 PM Compline sung by Women’s Compline Choir

Wednesday, 27 March 

4:45 PM Evensong
5:00 PM Choral Solemn Eucharist sung by the King’s College Chapel Choir. Includes the Hymn of Cassia, 8th century.
9:00 PM Tenebrae sung by the Men’s Choir. Choral selections include the Lamentations of Jeremiah by Thomas Tallis.

Thursday, 28 March, Maundy Thursday

6:45 PM Evensong
7:00 PM Footwashing
7:15 PM Celebration of the Last Supper, service sung by the King’s College Chapel Choir
9:00 PM All-night vigil begins before the Altar of Repose

Friday, 29 March, Good Friday

7:00 AM Said Holy Communion
10:00 AM Veneration of the Cross, service sung by the King’s College Chapel Choir

Saturday, 30 March, Holy Saturday

11:00 PM The Great Vigil of Easter, Baptism, and Eucharist, sung by the King’s College Chapel Choir.
Mass setting by Orlando di Lasso, also music by G.P. da Palestrina, P. Halley, S. Scheidt, J. Taverner, and J. Alain.

Sunday, 31 March, Easter Sunday

11:00 AM Sung Eucharist

 

 


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