The Easter Vigil

Welcome to the Easter Vigil.

You will find two sound files. The first has the vigil readings in. Then you can see a film clip of the first light of Easter. The second sound file has the Exultet and the Easter gospel.

Reading 1 – Genesis 1-2:4 “The book of Genesis tells of the creation”

Reading 2 – Genesis 3 “The book of Genesis tells of the fall”

Reading 3 – Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13 “The book of Genesis tells of Noah and the flood”

Reading 4 – Exodus 14: 10-end, 15:20-21 “The book of Exodus tells of the crossing of the Red Sea”

Reading 5 – Jonah 1:1 – 2:10 “The prophet Jonah runs away ”

Reading 6 – Daniel 3: 1-28 “The prophet Daniel tells of the three young men in the furnace ”

Reading 7 – Daniel 6:1-26 “The prophet Daniel tells of the lions’ den”

You can find the service sheet for the second part of the service here.

The Exultet

The Gloria

Reading 8 – Romans 6:3-11“St Paul writes to the Romans about being alive in Christ Jesus”

Reading 9 – Matthew 28: 1-10“Saint Matthew tells of the resurrection”