Church Service Times

Welcome to the Parish of St Faith

The Church of St Cross in Winchester is the private chapel of the Hospital of St Cross, but it also acts as the parish church to the local community. Visitors are welcome to any of the services or activities described here.

For further details about church going, please see the parish website,

The Priest in Charge 


Easter Services 2018

Palm Sunday – 25 March 2018
8.00 am Holy Communion and Blessing of Palms
9.30 am Parish Eucharist and Blessing of Palms
11.00am Matins [said with hymns]

Holy Week Monday to Tuesday – 26-27 March 2018
8.00 am Holy Communion
7.30 pm Compline

Wednesday 28 March 2018
11.00 am Holy Communion
7.30 pm Compline

Maundy Thursday – 29 March 2018
7.30 pm Holy Communion with Stripping of Altars and ‘The Watch’ (till 9.00 pm)

Good Friday – 30 March 2018
9.30 am Service for Children
11.00 am Brothers’ Mattins with the Litany
12.00 –  2.00 pm Reflections on the Passion [Visiting Priest – The Rev Desmond Tillyer]
2.00 – 3.00 pm The Liturgy for Good Friday with Ante-Communion

Easter Eve – 31 March 2018
7.30 pm Compline for Easter Eve

Easter Day – 1 April 2018
8.00 am Holy Communion
9.30am Pascal Ceremonies and First Eucharist of Easter



Weekly Services

8am Holy Communion (said)
9:30am Sung Eucharist
Sunday School in the Brothers’ Library
11am Choral Matins 2nd and 4th Sundays
There is no evening service

8am Holy Communion (Thursday)
10am Matins (daily)