United Kingdom and Ireland
March 25, 2024


Traditional Roman Rite (1962) Facebook page for this event: https://fb.me/e/1VKGlsOVy
(Attention: not at Christ the King Church, but at Saints Philip & James Church, 2 Severn Way, Brickhill, Bedford MK41 7BX):

Maundy Thursday 28 March: 8:00pm Holy Mass, followed by adoration at Altar of Repose until midnight.
Extra confession times: Thur 28th March 9:30pm-11:30pm, during adoration.
Please sign up for 30mins of adoration: 9:30pm/10pm/10:30pm/11pm/11:30pm.

Download to your phone the prayers here.

Holy Saturday 30 March: 7:00pm Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday 31 March: 8:30:am Holy Mass (not at Sts Philip and James, but back at Christ the King Church, Harrowden Rd, Bedford MK42 for our usual 8:30am Mass there.) Usual 12noon Sunday Mass time for Easter Mass in Chesham Bois. (Beware of waking up 1hr earlier, as British Summer Time begins in the night of the Resurrection.)

•Maundy Thursday: at the singing of Tantum ergo after the Procession;
•Good Friday: by adoring and kissing the Cross at the Solemn Liturgy;
•Holy Saturday: by joining with renewal of baptismal promises at the Vigil.

We are grateful to the parish priest at Sts Philip & James Fr. Alexander Ibe, SMMM and to his parishioners for welcoming our congregation; and also to FSSP seminarian Benjamin with us during this Triduum, as well as to Fr Thomas Crean OP who will act as sacred minister.
Volunteers are invited to contact Rita Carroll (bedford@fssp.org) to discuss practicalities such as setting up the altar of repose on Maundy Thursday and lighting the New Easter Fire on Holy Saturday.

Have you served or sung any Holy Week liturgies before? Please contact us URGENTLY to make sure your talents are put to good use with us.

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