Parish & Ward Church of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate


Today is Palm Sunday, marking the beginning of Holy Week. At St Botolph's we begin our Holy Week journey tomorrow,with services every lunchtime from Monday to Thursday, and an additional concert of Holy Week music - we hope you will be able to be present at as many of them as possible, and that they will assist you to enjoy a meditative and uplifting Holy Week.

Monday 21 March (Holy Monday)
1.10pm Holy Communion (said)

Tuesday 22 March (Holy Tuesday)
1.10pm Holy Communion (said)

Wednesday 23 March (Holy Wednesday)
1.10 Sequence of Music and Readings in Passiontide - a reflection on the meaning of Holy Week including Victoria's Tenebrae Responsories with St Botolph's Choir

7.30 Concert - we welcome the London Concord Singers for a return visit to present a musical journey through Holy Week

Maundy Thursday, 24 March
1.10pm Choral Eucharist with Maundy Ceremonies - St Botolph's Choir sing music by Croce and Byrd

After the service the Watch will be kept at the Altar of Repose until 3pm, following which St Botolph's will be closed until Easter Tuesday - but members of the congregation are encouraged to support our two candidates for confirmation by the Bishop of London at the Easter Eve service in St Paul's Cathedral on Holy Saturday, 26 March at 6.00pm