Holy Week

Our Holy Week services will be available here from 6pm each day until Good Friday, you can see the schedule below. They feature reflections by the ministers associated with St Giles’ on seasonal poetry, together with music from the Cathedral Choir.

You can find out Easter Day service here.

We started Palm Sunday with the Cathedral Choir’s new virtual video of Stainer’s Crucifixion which is below.

Monday in Holy Week:

For Monday in Holy Week the minister is The Rev Dr Anne Logan who was Minister for Stockbridge Parish Church for 20 years.

The Choir’s Anthem is Nolo mortem peccatoris by Thomas Morley

Tuesday in Holy Week:

For Tuesday in Holy Week the minister is The Rev Prof. Kenneth Boyd, Professor of Medical Ethics at the University of Edinburgh.

The Choir’s anthem is Justorum animae By William Byrd

Wednesday in Holy Week:

For Wednesday in Holy Week the minister is The Rev Douglas Nicol who was Minister of the Parish of Hobkirk and Southdean for 9 years, retiring in 2018.

The Choir’s anthem is Thou knowest Lord By Henry Purcell

Maundy Thursday:

For Maundy Thursday the minister is The Rev Craig Meek, who is currently undertaking a PhD at New College.

The Choir’s anthem is Tantum ergo by Maurice Duruflé

Good Friday:

For Good Friday the minister is The Rev Calum MacLeod, Minister of St Giles’.

The Choir’s anthem is O vos omnes by Tomás Luis de Victoria