Holy Week in the Cathedral


8.00pm       Maundy Thursday Communion

Friday 3rd April Good Friday
12 noon to 3pm
3 Hour Devotions

The Seven Words From The Cross

1st Word: Reverend Johnston McKay “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”

2nd Word: Reverend Peter Davidge “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”

3rd Word: Reverend Andrew MacLean “Woman, this is your son.” “Son, this is your mother.”

4th Word: Miss Fiona Mac Donald “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

5th Word: Reverend Sarah Brown “I thirst.”

6th Word: Reverend Ada MacLeod “It is finished;”

7th Word: Reverend Laurence Whitley “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.”


Sunday 5th April         Easter Day

11.00am      Holy Communion. Dr Whitley

4.00pm       Choral Evensong




Thursday 2nd April – Maundy Thursday

Service of Tenebrae, 8pm

Osbert Parsley: The Lamentations of Jeremiah

This service will take place in the Lower Church


Friday 3rd April – Good Friday

Three Hour Devotions, 12 noon

Gareth Wilson: Seven Last Words from the Cross (Scottish Premiere)


Sunday 5th April – Easter Day

Holy Communion, 11am

Louis Vierne: Messe Solennelle

Marcel Dupré: Laudate Dominum


Choral Evensong, 4pm

William Byrd: Haec Dies

Bernard Rose: Choral Prayers & Responsories

Psalm 114

Charles Wood: Evening Service in F, “Collegium Regale”

George Handel: Zadok the Priest

The Cathedral Choir are then on holiday until the 19th of April.

A visiting choir will sing the services on Low Sunday.

Music List Holy Week 2015