Holy Week 2017

The Holy Week of Pascha is central to the life of the church. The schedule for the services of Holy Week is as follows:

As we approach Holy Week, the most spiritual week of the year, we wish to invite you to attend the Pascha services at St Mark's Church in Kensington, and follow the journey of the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ to His Crucifixion and glorious Resurrection.

The timetable for the Pascha services at St Mark's Church is given below. We hope you can attend with us and reap the spiritual blessings of this Holy Week.

The Fathers of St Mark's Church,
Fr Antonious, Fr Serapion, and Fr Thomas

Pascha Service Timetable 2017

Friday 7th of April (Last Friday in the Lent)
Morning Prayers: 10:00 - 11:00
Unction of the sick: 11:00 - 12:30
The Holy Liturgy: 12:30 - 15:00

Saturday 8th of April Lazarus Saturday
The Holy Liturgy: 08:30 - 10:30
Palm Sunday Eve: 19:00 - 21:30

Sunday 9th of April Palm Sunday
Raising of incense & procession: 08:00 - 09:30
The Holy Liturgy: 09:30 - 13:30
The General Funeral: 13:30 - 14:30
Pascha Prayers: 16:30 - 20:00

Monday 10th - Tuesday 11th - Wednesday 12th of April
Morning Pascha prayer: 11:30 - 14:30
Evening Pascha prayer: 18:30 - 21:30

Thursday 13th of April Covenant Thursday
Raising of Incense: 08:00 - 10:00
Pascha Prayers: 10:00 - 12:00
Laquan Services: 12:00 - 13:00
The Holy Liturgy: 13:00 - 15:00
Evening Pascha Prayers: 17:30 - 21:30

Friday 14th of April Good Friday
Good Friday Pascha: 09:00 - 19:00
Apocalypse Service: 23:30 - 05:30
The Holy Liturgy: 05:30 - 07:00

Saturday 15th of April Easter Service
Raising of Incense: 18:30
Offering Prayers & Resurrection Procession: 20:00
The Sermon: 21:30

Monday 17th of April Easter Monday
The Holy Liturgy: 06:00 - 08:00


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St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church in London is one of the oldest Coptic churches in the lands of the immigration, and one of the first to be supported and cared for by our beloved patriarch, HH the late Pope Shenouda III.

  • St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church
    Allen Street, Kensington
    London W8 6UX