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Easter Vigil


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from Canterbury Cathedral
First-century Christians believed that the second coming of Christ would be at midnight. This hope is the basis of the dramatic liturgy of Easter Eve. Celebrant
The Archbishop of Canterbury assisted by THE DEAN AND CHAPTER
Order of Service
The Lighting of the Paschal Candle and the Easter Proclamation
Readings and psalms on four Easter themes Creation: Genesis 1-2, v 3, Psalm 19; Sacrifice: Genesis 22, vv 1-18, Psalm 33, v 12-the end; Spirit: Ezekiel 37, v 1-14. Psalm 139. v 1-18; Exodus: Exodus 14-15, v 1. The Song of Moses
Baptism, Confirmation and the Renewal of Baptismal Vows
The Litany (Piccolo)
The Eucharist: Epistle: Romans 6. vv 3-11; Gospel: Matthew 28, vv 1-10
Lighting BERT OATEN. Sound GRAHAM HAINES Television presentation


Unknown: Raymond Gilbert
Unknown: Bert Oaten.
Unknown: Andrew Barr

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