St. James the Great, Colchester

March Services & Service Times for Holy Week


Confessions before Easter
Father Alan will be available in St James on the following days during March or by appointment:
Thursday 15th 12noon
Sunday 18th 9-30am
Thursday 22nd 12noon
Saturday 24th 12noon
Wednesday 28th 12noon

Stations of the Cross will be held during Lent at 9am on Saturdays at St James, followed by the Annual Spring Clean, also at 7.30pm on Fridays at St James the Less Priory Street

An Extended Mass will take place at 11am on Monday March 5th and Wednesday March 28th at Alderwood Care Home and 11am on Monday March 12th at Colonia Court.

The Holy Rosary will be prayed in St James on Monday 12th March at 7-30pm.
All are welcome, please do come and join us

Palm Sunday 25th March
8am Said Mass 10am Sung Mass & Procession of Palms

Monday 26th March
12noon Chrism Mass Chelmsford Cathedral
Celebrant Bishop Norman of Richborough

Tuesday 27th March
No Mass

Wednesday 28th March
11am Extended Mass Alderwood Care Home
7pm Mass St James

Maundy Thursday 29th March
7-30pm Sung Mass with Foot Washing and Watch until 10pm

Good Friday 30th March
10am Family Stations of the Cross St James
12noon March of Witness Town Centre
1pm Liturgy of the Day St James

Holy Saturday 31st March
7-30pm Vigil Mass

Sunday 1st April
8am Said Mass
10am Sung Mass with the blessing of the Easter Garden
Followed by an Easter Bonnet Competition