Holy Week 2020 – Resources

Good Friday Rosary
2020 novena for Feast of Mercy
Good Friday stations of the Cross in union with Our Lady
Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper from the Vatican (with English commentary)
Palm Sunday Vatican (with English commentary)
Blessing of Palms by Canon Jason at Sacred Heart Church, Chapel of Divine Mercy

There are some beautiful prayers and meditations being offered on Radio 3 and Radio 4 to mark Holy Week and Easter. The main ones are these:

Palm Sunday   

  • 8.10am Radio 4  Sunday Worship from the Church of the Immaculate Conception Farm Street London
  • 3.00pm Radio 3  Choral Evensong from Magdalene College Oxford


  • 9.45am  Radio 4  The Passion in Plants – the traditional connection between British wildflowers and the Passion of our Lord. (Each morning this week at the same time)
  • 10 45 pm Radio 3  Meditations from Monasteries – including Downside, Belmont and Pluscarden –on the subject of prayer against the background of plainchant. (Each morning this week)


  • 3.30pm   Radio 3  Choral Vespers from Westminster Cathedral including the hymn Vexilla Regis and Monteverdi’s Adoramus te Christe


  • 2.00pm  Radio 3 The Path of Miracles – inspired by the Camino de Santiago – The Pilgrim Path

Good Friday    

  • 2.00pm Radio 3  St. John Passion – from St. David’s Hall Cardiff – National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales. Evangelist: Gwilym Bowen. Christus: David Soar
  • 3.00pm Radio 4  Meditation for Good Friday by Rev. Richard Littledale – Why do Christians see beauty and love in an  instrument of torture so central to their faith – the Cross

Easter Sunday   

  • 8.10 am Radio 4   Cardinal Vincent Nichols will lead a service for  Easter Morning to be carried by all Local Radio Stations.
CBCEW Resources for the Triduum 2020 produced by the Liturgy Office



Liturgy Office website http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/

Advice from CBCEW 18 March 2020         http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/

When Mass cannot be celebrated publicly A4 folded PDF:  http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/No-Mass-A4.pdf

When Mass cannot be celebrated publicly A4 PDF http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/No-Mass-A5.pdf

Palm Sunday Mass Readings: http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/Readings-Lent-Sunday-A6.pdf

Palm Sunday – a time of prayer: http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/Prayer-Lent-Sunday-A6.pdf


Prayer at Home: Simple liturgies for use by small family groups or individuals. Adapted from materials prepared by Liturgy Brisbane.

Palm Sunday  http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/PaH-PalmSunday.pdf

Simple Penance Service for the end of Lent: http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/PaH-EndLent.pdf

Maundy Thursday http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/PaH-MaundyThursday.pdf

Good Friday http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/PaH-GoodFriday.pdf

Easter Sunday  http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/PaH-EasterSunday.pdf


For Young Families

Stations of the Cross  http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/WayCross-Families.pdf

Images from the Wintershall Stations of the Cross   http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/Wintershall-Images.pdf


Prayers during a time of flu and illness   


Prayers in times of Sickness – including prayers for specific groups and an Act of Spiritual Communion  http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/index.shtml#General

Stations of the Cross

Follow the Stations of the Cross from the walls of our Parish Church

Divine Mercy Novena of Chaplets

Click the image to pray the Divine Mercy Novena of Chaplets from Good Friday to Divine Mercy Sunday