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Great Vigil of Easter, April 7, 2012

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Great Vigil of Easter, April 7, 2012


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1230 Bank Street

Ottawa, Ontario   K1S 3Y3

Tel: 613-733-7536

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 Priest:  The Reverend Andrea Thomas

Director of Music: Victoria Scott

Organ Scholar: Kilby Baron


Worshiping God as disciples of Jesus;

showing love to our neighbours near and far. 


Great Vigil of Easter

April 7th, 2012

7:00 P.M.


(We Begin in Darkness and Silence)

The Service of Light

Greeting and Opening Prayer                                  page 322

Procession and Individual Candle Lighting

The Exsultet and Prayer – Marty McCurdy               page 323

The Liturgy of the Word                                                     

Opening Words                                                       page 325


A Reading From Exodus 14:10 – 15:1                  (O.T. page 60) 

Prayer                                                                                  page 326

A Reading from Ezekiel 36:24-28                               (O.T page 805)

Prayer                                                                     page 328 

A Reading from Zephaniah 3:14-20             (O.T. page 877)

Prayer                                                                     page 328


(Bells ring out from throughout the congregation)

Glory to God                                                            page 186

Collect of the Day                                                            page 329

A Reading from Romans 6:3-11                    (N.T. page 156)

Psalm 114     please join in singing the refrain

Gradual Hymn: Alleluia! The Strife Is Oer      (verses 1-3)                                                      #212

Celebrant:   The Lord be with you.

People:       And also with you.

Celebrant:    The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ

                       according to Mark 16:1-8               (N.T. page 54)

People:        Glory to you, Lord Jesus Christ.

Gradual Hymn cont’d: (verses 4 and 5)

Holy Baptism

Presentation of the Candidates –                                         page 153

                              Maili Ariana Joan Dent

                              Colin Peter Dostal Leschinsky

Prayers for the Candidates                                                  page 155

The Celebration of Baptism                                                 page 157

The Baptism                                                                       page 160

The Exchange of the Peace                                 page 192


The Celebration of the Eucharist

Offertory Hymn: Jesus Lives! Thy Terrors Now            #239

Prayer Over the Gifts                                                            page 332

Eucharistic Prayer #2                                          page 196

Sanctus                                                                          #735

Amen                                                                             #737

Lord’s Prayer                                                           page 211

The Breaking of the Bread sentence 8                     page 213

Agnus Dei                                                                      #747

The Communion

Communion Hymn: Christ Is Risen, Christ Is Risen     #220

Anthem: Christ is Arisen – Liebergen


Prayer after Communion                                                    page 332 Dismissal                                    

Recessional Hymn: Yours Be the Glory…                     #210

Organ Postlude

Please join us for a Resurrection Party after the service

in the Canterbury Room

Sharing in the Ministry of Our Parish Today

Greeter:                   Rev. Andrea

Readers:                  Janet Hemings and David Hemings

Lay Administrators:   Art Brimley and Robert Taylor

Altar Guild:               Margo Kenney, Susan Cherry and

                                         Carmen Christian