The Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre
The Liturgy of Jerusalem according to Egeria (IV cent.)
(especially during Holy Week)
Today's Franciscan Cloister was the seat of the Bishop of Jerusalem in Egeria's times
The Daily Offices
2. Sext and None.
The Sunday Offices
Services on Sundays
Wednesday and Friday
Holy Week and the Festivals of Easter
Saturday before Palm Sunday - Station at Bethany
Palm Sunday: Services in the Churches.
Procession with Palms on the Mount of Olives.
Monday in Holy Week
Tuesday in Holy Week
Wednesday in Holy Week.
Night Station on the Mount of Olives.
Stations at Gethsemane.
Good Friday: Service at Daybreak.
The Column of the Flagellation
Veneration of the Cross.
Station before the Cross. The Three Hours.
Vigil of Easter
Services in the Easter Octave
Vesper Station at Sion on Easter Sunday
Sunday after Easter
Today's Iconastasis of the Greek Orthodox Katholicon
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Text prepared by John Abela ofm based on articles and research
by Virgilio Corbo ofm, Michele Piccirillo ofm and Eugenio Alliata ofm
Hi-Res pictures prepared by Michael Olteanu
Other pictures prepared by John Abela ofm and Michael Olteanu
B&W pictures courtesy of SBF-Jerusalem Archives
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