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Pontifical Holy Week in Melbourne

From the website of the Catholic Community of Bl. John Henry Newman, the chaplaincy for the "Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite" in the Archdiocese of Melbourne, which worships at St. Aloysius Church (233 Balaclava Road Caulfield North, 3161, Melbourne):

His Lordship, Most Rev Basil Meeking, Bishop Emeritus of Christchurch, New Zealand returns to Melbourne to celebrate all the traditional Latin ceremonies of Holy Week.

Palm Sunday (17th April) 10.30 am, Solemn Pontifical Mass, with blessing of palms and procession.

Spy Wednesday (20th April) 8.00 pm: Tenebrae.

Maundy Thursday (21st April) 8.00 pm, Solemn Pontifical Mass of the Lord's Supper, with adoration at the Altar of Repose until Midnight

Good Friday (22nd April) 10.30 am Stations of the Cross, 3.00 pm Commemoration of the Passion and Death of Our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, 8.00 pm Tenebrae

Holy Saturday (23rd April) 8.00 pm Paschal Vigil and Solemn Pontifical Vigil Mass

Easter Sunday (24th April) 10.30 am Solemn Pontifical Mass of Easter, 3.30pm Pontifical Vespers & Benediction

Easter Monday (25th April) 10.30 am Solemn Pontifical Mass, followed by a picnic.

This blog has a post about the 2010 Pontifical Holy Week in Melbourne.

To all our esteemed readers: please feel free to post the details of your own community's upcoming Holy Week observances in the combox.