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Easter Vigil

Held at Christchurch School Chapel

Saturday, April 20, 2019
7:30 PM

Christchurch School Chapel
St. Peter's Chapel 49 Seahorse Lane
Christchurch, VA 23031
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This year this service will be held at the Christchurch School Chapel

An Easter Vigil, also called the Paschal Vigil or the Great Vigil of Easter, is a liturgical tradition mainly celebrated in Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, Eastern Orthodox, and Oriental Orthodox churches. The Easter vigil is the culmination of a 40-day-long observance of Lent.
The Easter Vigil takes place after sundown on the night before Easter (i.e., Holy Saturday). The Easter Vigil is generally seen as the most important service of the year, particularly in Catholic and Orthodox churches. This service celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.