Service of Light and the First Eucharist of Easter
20th April 2019
The Service begins with the lighting of the Easter Fire outside the church. The Paschal Candles of the three churches are lit from the Easter Fire, The people's candles are then lit from the Paschal Candles followed by a procession into a darkened church. All gather round the font for the blessing of the baptismal water. The Paschal Candles are then moved to the to front and the people take their seats. The Exultet is sung after which the church lights are switched on and the people's candles put out to be followed by the First Eucharist of Easter.


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