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Easter Vigil

The Solemn Easter Vigil 21st April St James’s, Tower Road, 19:30 The story of Easter concludes this evening at the Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter – the climax of the Holy Triduum. We begin by kindling a new fire reminding us of the new light that Christ’s resurrection Read more…

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Good Friday

Good Friday 14:30 – Solemn Liturgy Last night we remembered the last meal that Jesus shared with his disciples. We broke bread and shared wine as he did, giving thanks that he gave us himself in this blessed sacrament. Today we continue the story by commemorating his passion and death. Read more…

Maundy Thursday

The Mass of the Last Supper St James’s at 19:30 The Holy Triduum begins with the Mass that commemorates the Last Supper – the meal that Jesus and his disciples had together before he was betrayed and arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane. This meal marks Jesus own instruction to Read more…

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Mothering Sunday

Sunday 31st March St James’s, Clacton-on-Sea @ 10:30 St Christopher’s, Jaywick @ 09:00 Mothering Sunday, Laetare Sunday, also known as Mother’s Day, is the fourth Sunday in Lent, exactly three weeks before Easter. It’s name stems from a tradition in western Europe of visiting your Mother Church (where you were Read more…