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Holy Week and Pascha in Wallsend, 2019 - 28/04/2019

This year, our parish again had a number of traditional services for Holy Week and Pascha.  In the evening on Thursday 25 April, Great and Holy Thursday, Matins with the reading of the Twelve Passion Gospels was served.  On Friday 26 April, Great and Holy Friday, Vespers with the bringing out of the Shroud of Christ was served at 3.00pm.  On Saturday 27 April, Great and Holy Saturday, Midnight Office was served late in the evening, with Paschal Matins and Divine Liturgy following in the early hours of Sunday 28 April, the Sunday of Pascha.  Easter baskets containing eggs, cakes and other festive foods were blessed following Matins.  Following Divine Liturgy, a small group of the faithful gathered in the church hall for a festive meal.

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