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Church of the Holy Spirit
Episcopal Church

Holy Week Services


Church of the Holy Spirit
28 Church St 
West Haven, CT 06516
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Looking towards Holy Week

(Sunday-Sunday April 13-20)


Saturday/Sunday                 Palm Sunday Services       5pm (Sat) 8 & 10 am (Sun)


Wednesday                Regular Wednesday Eucharist                                            6 pm


Tenebrae                                                         7 pm

(The gradual extinguishing of candles and darkening of the Church

while a series of scripture passages are read. This service reminds us of the sad abandonment that Jesus experienced in his last days)


Thursday                         Maundy Thursday Eucharist                                        7 pm

(Eucharist with Foot Washing and Stripping of the Altar)

This service commemorates Jesus’ last night, his final two commandments – “do this in remembrance of me” and serve one another – as well as the next day when

                                    his body was prepared for burial)


Friday                                     Stations of the Cross                                                Noon      

(45-minute service with walking meditations on the 14 Stations)


Good Friday Liturgy                                                7 pm

(45-minute service with homily, solemn prayers and

Eucharist from the Reserved Sacraments)


Saturday                                             Easter Vigil                                                   7 pm

(Candlelight Vigil-turned-Easter celebration with Eucharist)


Sunday                                   Ecumenical Sunrise Service                              6:30 am  

                                                 (Bradley Point , Captain Thomas Blvd, West Haven)

                                                 Easter Services at Holy Spirit                               8am and 10 am