Program of the Holy Week in Jerusalem 2017

Published: April 04 Tue, 2017

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JERUSALEM – Please find below the program of the Holy Week in Jerusalem 2017.

APRIL 7, 2017 – FRIDAY, OUR LADY OF SORROWS 9:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher – Calvary: Solemn Mass 17:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Daily Procession

APRIL 8, 2017 – SATURDAY, VIGIL OF PALM SUNDAY 07:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Solemn Mass 09:00 Bethpage Franciscan Church: Solemn Mass 14:30 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Solemn Entrance of the Apostolic Administrator 14:50 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Solemn Procession 00:40 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Vigil – Chapel of the Apparition & Mass on Calvary

April 9, 2017 – Palm Sunday 07:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Palm Procession & Pontifical Mass – Altar of Mary Magdalene 14:30 Bethpage Palm Sunday Procession from the Church of Bethpage, Mount of Olives to the Church of St. Anne 17:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Daily Procession

APRIL 10, 2017 – MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK 06:00 Jerusalem Chapel of the 5th Station of the Via Crucis: Masses every ½ hour until 8:00 07:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher – Calvary: Parish Mass (Arabic) 08:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Solemn Mass 17:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Daily Procession 18:00 Bethany Church of St. Lazarus: Solemn Mass presided by the Custos

APRIL 11, 2017 – TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK 08:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher – Holy Tomb: Solemn Mass with singing of the Passion 17:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Daily Procession

APRIL 12, 2017 – WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK 08:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher – Holy Tomb: Solemn Mass with singing of the Passion & daily procession 08:00 Jerusalem Gethsemane – Basilica of the Agony: Solemn Mass with singing of the Passion 10:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher – Blessed Sacrament Chapel: Veneration of the Column of Flagellation throughout the day 16:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Tenebrae Service

APRIL 13, 2017 – HOLY THURSDAY 08:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Pontifical Mass (Supper of the Lord & Mass of the Chrism) Procession of the Blessed Sacrament Note: The doors of the Basilica will be closed shortly after the Services, without exit or entrance. 14:45 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Divine Office Note: Basilica doors open, and close shortly afterwards. Exit after the Service (18:00). The Basilica remains closed for the rest of the day. 15:30 Jerusalem Mount Zion – Last Supper Room: Pilgrimage to the Cenacle (Washing of the feet) and to the churches of St. James and St. Mark (Departure from St. Savior Monastery at 15.10) 21:00 Jerusalem Gethsemane – Basilica of the Agony: Holy Hour (No Photographs) Note: 22:30 – 00:00 private prayer in silence in the Basilica

APRIL 14, 2017 – GOOD FRIDAY 07:15 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher – Calvary: Celebration of the Passion of the Lord Note: Basilica doors open at 7:00 (only for celebration, not for visits) & close shortly after. 12:15 Jerusalem Via Crucis or Via Dolorosa: Way of the Cross with the Franciscan Friars 16:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Divine Office 20:10 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: “Funeral” Procession

APRIL 15, 2017 – HOLY SATURDAY 06:30 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher – at the Holy Tomb: Easter Vigil 18:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher – at the Holy Tomb: Solemn Vespers 23:30 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher – Altar of Mary Magdalene: Pontifical Celebration of the Divine Office presided by the Custos

APRIL 16, 2017 – EASTER SUNDAY 10:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Entrance of Apostolic Administrator 10:30 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher –Holy Tomb: Pontifical Mass & Solemn Procession 17:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Daily Procession

APRIL 17, 2017 – EASTER MONDAY 08:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Daily Solemn Mass 10:00 Emmaus Qubeibeh: Pontifical Mass & Blessing of bread presided by the Custos 14:30 Emmaus Qubeibeh: Vespers & Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 17:00 Jerusalem Holy Sepulcher: Daily Procession