Holy Week

Live Broadcast — Easter Sunday

One Hour, 26-Minute Video.
Recording of the Easter Sunday service, April 4, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Presiding Bishop Curry’s Easter 2021 Message

Seven-minute video. “Our work goes on. Our labor for love continues,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry said in his Easter 2021 Message, “We will not cease, and we will not give up until this world reflects less our nightmare and more God’s dream where there’s plenty good room for all God’s children. Hallelujah anyhow.”

Live Broadcast — Easter Vigil

One Hour, 58-Minute Video.
Recording of The Great Vigil of Easter, shared live online from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, with readings from Episcopal churches throughout West Missouri.

Live Broadcast — Holy Saturday

19-Minute Video.
Recording of Holy Saturday Liturgy, April 3, 2021 at 9 a.m. Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Live Broadcast — Good Friday Liturgy

59-Minute Video.
Recording of the Good Friday Liturgy, April 2, 2021 at 12 p.m.; led by the Rt. Rev. Martin S. Field and the Very Rev. Dr. Andrew C. Keyse. Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Live Broadcast — Holy Eucharist, Maundy Thursday

One hour, 43-Minute Video.
Recording of the Holy Eucharist for Maundy Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 7 p.m.; led by the Very Rev. Dr. Andrew C. Keyse. Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.

It’s Holy Week. So what?

Two-minute read. With so much going on in the world, is it silly to insist on giving so much time and energy to the religious observance of Holy Week? If you have the same question, the Rev. Anna Tew may have an answer.

Holy Week at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

When: Sunday, March 28 – Sunday, April 4
Where: Online

This year we are sharing the Holy Week services from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral so that churches in West Missouri that are unable to hold or share all their Holy Week services online can come together and join us in prayer.

Easter Vigil live from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

When: Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 7 p.m.
Where: Online

Join us for the Easter Vigil, shared live online from Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, with readings and music from Episcopal churches throughout West Missouri.

Renewal of Vows and the Blessing of Oils

When: Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 10 a.m.
Where: Online

The Bishops of the Episcopal dioceses of Kansas, Western Kansas, Missouri, and West Missouri, in concert with the Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Central States Synod, invite you to join them online in an ecumenical service streamed live from Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

This is the night: The Great Easter Vigil

Three-Minute read.
Since the third century, this is the night we gather as God’s people. Learn more about why this night is an especially long evening for very good reasons.

How you can walk the Way of the Cross at home

Two-Minute read. By engaging us body, heart, and soul, walking the Way of the Cross creates an opportunity for communion with Christ and each other.

Holy Week at Home

Six-Minute read.
In any other year, we would all be saying, “Go to church, experience all Holy Week has to offer!” This year, attending in person will not be an option for everyone. Still, we can incorporate the rhythm and customs, the experience and blessings, into Holy Week at home.

Weekly Reflection – The Triduum

18-minute video. This week Bishop Marty discusses the Triduum; Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday and reflects on how this time of physical distancing makes us yearn for our times of closeness, fellowship and corporate worship.

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