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Easter Vigil

Easter Vigil, Lighting of the Easter Fire and Eucharist, followed by Breakfast.

At sunrise, we experience the first service of Easter, beginning outside the Cathedral with the kindling of the 'new fire' and lighting of the Easter candle, which we follow into the darkened building. We light our candles from the Easter candle and the Exsultet, the ancient hymn of praise, is sung. We welcome the resurrection of Jesus noisily (bring a bell or party popper!), and we renew our baptismal vows. After the Eucharist all are invited to enjoy breakfast. Please contact the Cathedral office to sign up admin@wellingtoncathedral.org.nz.

Earlier Event: 19 April
Tenebrae - Music for Holy Week
Later Event: 21 April
Festal Choral Eucharist