Dear Students and Families: As we enter the final days of February, I am writing to share our weekly update about activities on the calendar this weekend. The team and I are grateful for your continued participation; these events and…
The Triduum ‘Three Great Days’ Christian Services to Be Held at Hendricks Chapel
The Triduum—also known as the Holy Triduum, Paschal Triduum, or The Three Great Days—is the period of three days that begins on the evening of Maundy Thursday and closes on the evening of Easter Sunday. The Triduum recalls the passion, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus, as portrayed in the New Testament of the Bible. At Syracuse University, services will be offered on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The full schedule of services for the Triduum is available below or at hendricks.syr.edu. All events are free and open to the public.
Holy Thursday, April 18
7 p.m.—Commemoration of the Institution of the Eucharist and Foot Washing, followed by Eucharistic Adoration until 10 p.m. at the Catholic Center, 110 Walnut Place, Syracuse.
6:30 p.m.—Middle Eastern Agape Meal and Remembrance of the Last Supper with Lutheran Campus Ministry, 100 Berkeley Drive, Syracuse.
Good Friday, April 19
All day—Open space for meditation and reflection at Hendricks Chapel (Small Chapel, lower level).
Noon—Ecumenical Service at Hendricks Chapel.
5 p.m.—Passion of the Lord (including reading of the Passion, veneration of the cross and Holy Communion) at the Catholic Center.
Holy Saturday, April 20
7:30 p.m.—Easter Vigil (including blessing of the fire and water, renewal of Baptismal Promises) at the Catholic Center.
Easter Sunday, April 21
10:30 a.m.—Catholic Campus Ministry Mass at the Catholic Center.
11 a.m.—Baptist Campus Ministry Service at Hendricks Chapel.
Noon—Lutheran Campus Ministry Festival Worship and Easter Brunch at Hendricks Chapel (Noble Room).
1 p.m.—Catholic Campus Ministry Mass at Hendricks Chapel.
5:30 p.m.—Dean’s Convocation (7 p.m.) and Sunday Dinner (5:30 p.m.) at Hendricks Chapel.
The Evangelical Christian Chaplaincy hosts services off campus at the International Assembly on 4274 Lafayette Road in Jamesville. Their schedule of offerings includes a Good Friday service from 7 to 9 p.m. and these Easter Sunday services:
7 a.m.—Easter Sunrise Service
8 a.m.—Breakfast at Church
9:30 a.m.—Easter Worship Service
12:15 p.m.—Fellowship Lunch following service
For more information or to request accommodations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 315.443.2901.