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Holy Week Services From Bridgehampton to Montauk

Thu, 03/21/2024 - 12:02
Durell Godfrey

Holy Week services begin on Sunday, and churches here have special schedules throughout the week. 

East Hampton

Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church will mark Palm Sunday with morning services at 9:30 and 11, and an evening service at 7 in Spanish, all in the Parish Hall. There will be 8 a.m. Masses Monday through Wednesday at the church, and a service in Spanish on Wednesday at 7 p.m. 

On Holy Thursday, there will be morning prayer at 9 and a bilingual Mass of the Lord’s Supper in the Parish Hall at 7 that night. For Good Friday, March 29, morning prayer is at 9, Stations of the Cross at the church cemetery on Cedar Street will be held at noon, weather permitting, with celebrations of the Lord’s Passion at 3 p.m. in English at the church and at 7 in Spanish in the Parish Hall. 

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will read the Passion Play on Palm Sunday during morning services at 8 and 10. There will be morning prayer on Tuesday and next Thursday at 9, a Eucharist service on Wednesday at 10 a.m. and again next Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with the washing of feet. An all-night prayer vigil will begin at 8:30 p.m. next Thursday, and the Good Friday liturgy will be offered at noon. 

At the Presbyterian Church this week, Palm Sunday will be celebrated with a palm procession at 10 a.m. A Maundy Thursday service will be held at 6:30 p.m., and a service of Tenebrae with guest musicians will take place on Good Friday at 7 p.m. 

At the Methodist Church, the Rev. Kenneth McQuiller will lead a Good Friday service at 4 p.m. 


Holy Week services at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church begin with 11 a.m. worship on Palm Sunday. Next week, services are at 7 p.m. on Maundy Thursday and at 3 p.m. on Good Friday. 

At St. Peter’s Catholic Church, the congregation will gather to celebrate Palm Sunday on Saturday at 5 p.m. 

At the Amagansett Presbyterian Church, the Palm Sunday service starts at 10:30 a.m. Next week, Maundy Thursday will begin with a light supper in the Yule Room at 6 p.m., followed by a service at 6:30 in the sanctuary.


As Lenten services continue at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, a vigil at 4:15 at the beach nearby precedes a 5 p.m. Holy Mass and 7 p.m. Santa Misa service in Spanish on Saturday evening. The next day, Palm Sunday, Mass will begin at 7:45 a.m. at the beach and 8:30 a.m. at the church, and a stational liturgy service begins at 9:45 a.m. at the beach and 10:30 a.m. at the church. 

Adoration and confessions for Reconciliation Monday will take place in Englishfrom2 to 4p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.and in Spanish from 6 to 9 as well. The youth ministry will lead a family friendly Stations of the Cross service on Tuesday at 6. Next Thursday is Holy Thursday, for which a communal celebration of liturgy at 8:30 a.m. will replace the usual morning Mass and a bilingual Mass of the Lord’s Supper will take place at 7 p.m. 

Sag Harbor

St. Andrew’s Catholic Church will hold an Easter Vigil Mass at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, with the distribution of palms at that time and again at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Palm Sunday. Next Thursday, Holy Thursday, the Mass of the Lord’s Supper will begin at 7:30 p.m. On Good Friday, March 29, services will begin at 2:30 p.m. There will be two Masses on Easter Sunday, March 31, at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.  

At Christ Episcopal Church, the weekend begins with a Palm Saturday service at 5 p.m. The Palm Sunday service starts at noon, and the Maundy Thursday service at 10 a.m. On Good Friday, March 29, services will begin at 10 a.m. in the chapel. Later services that day, at noon and 7 p.m., will be held in conjunction with St. John’s Church in Southampton and St. Mary’s Church on Shelter Island, respectively. On Easter Sunday at 11 a.m., there will be an Easter Egg hunt on the church’s upper lawn, followed by noon services and lunch. All Christ Church services will be Zoomed. 


Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church will have a Stations of the Cross service at noon tomorrow. To celebrate Palm Sunday, there will be a Vigil Mass on Saturday at 4 p.m. with distribution of palms, and then on Sunday morning at 9:30 a Mass with a procession of palms. Holy Thursday brings a Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:30 p.m., and on Good Friday a 2:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross, with a Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Christ at 3. 

St. Ann’s Episcopal Church will hold Palm Sunday services at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Next week, it will be Maundy Thursday at 6 p.m. and a Good Friday Stations of the Cross at noon, with a Eucharist service at 5 p.m. 

At the Presbyterian Church, Palm Sunday will be celebrated at 10:30 that morning. For Maundy Thursday, the church is joining with the Southampton Presbyterian Church for a 7 p.m. service there. 




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