I would be extremely surprised if any of you readers would be coming to my chapel hundreds or thousands of miles from your homes. My services will be of an extreme simplicity, and you are welcome to be with us in spirit.
The liturgical colour is bull’s blood red with black orphreys. Black with red orphreys is possible too. Bright red for Maundy Thursday, not white like in the Roman rite. Cloth of gold or white for the Masses of the Paschal Vigil and Easter Sunday and the Octave.
24th March – Palm Sunday: Blessing of Palms and Mass in the morning
25th, 26th and 27th March – Monday and Tuesday of Holy Week, Spy Wednesday: Mass at some point during the day.
28th March – Maundy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Supper in the evening
29th March – Good Friday: Mass of the Presanctified in the afternoon
30th March – Holy Saturday: Paschal Vigil in the evening
31st March – Easter Sunday: Mass in the morning after having put the Blessed Sacrament into the hanging pyx from the Easter Sepulchre.
All ceremonies from the Sarum Missal. I will be singing or saying Tenebrae in the evenings of Spy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday according to possibility.