Music 2015

3Music for 2015, Lectionary cycle B (Mark) 

 

 Jan 3rd 2016 SUN 10 am Mass of the Epiphany; CHOIR
  • Mass setting: Mass XVIII (de Angelis)
  • Hymns: Three kings (Cornelius), As with gladness men of old, O little town of Bethlehem, O come all ye faithful
  • Communio: Vidimus stellam eius in Oriente  – We have seen his star in the East
  • Organ Prelude: Our Father In Heaven BWV 737 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • Organ Offertorium: In this morning hour – M. G. Fischer (1773-1829)
  • Organ Voluntary: Trumpet Voluntary – Jeremiah Clarke (1659-1707)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

 Dec 27th 2015 SUN 10 am Mass of the Holy Family; CANTOR
 Dec 25th 2015 FRI 10 am Christmas Mass of the day; CHOIR
  • Introit: (Gregorian) Puer natus est nobis, et filius datus est nobis, cujus imperium super humerum ejus et vocabitur nomen ejus, magni consilii Angelus. A child is born to us, and a Son is given to us: Whose government is upon His shoulder: and His Name shall be called, the Angel of Great Counsel. 
  • Mass setting: Schubert, Mass in G
  • Motet:  Tollite Hostias & Laudate Coeli (Saint-Saëns)
  • Gospel Acclamation: Hallelujah Chorus (Handel)
  • Hymns and Carols: Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Away in a manger, O Come All Ye Faithful
  • Organ Prelude: Jesu, my joy – Friedrich Zachau (1663-1712)
  • Organ Voluntary: Postlude on ‘Adeste Fidelis’ – Peter Dickinson (b. 1934)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Dec 25th 2015
FRI
Midnight 
Midnight Mass of the nativity; CHOIR
  • Carol singing at 11.30pm (Dec 24) with the Proclamation of light (Lucernarium)
  • Introit: (Gregorian) Dominus díxit ad me: Fílius méus es tu, égo hódie génui te. Quare fremuérunt géntes: et pópuli meditáti sunt inánia? The Lord has said to me: You are My Son, this day have I begotten You. Why have the Gentiles raged, and the people devised vain things? 
  • Midnight Mass setting:  Messe de Minuit (Charpentier)
  • Motets: Tollite Hostias & Laudare Coeli, (Saint-Saëns); Salve Puerule (Charpentier)
  • Hymns and Carols: Of the Father’s Love Begotten, Silent Night, O Come all Ye Faithful, In Dulci Jubilo (Praetorius)
  • Communion: (Ps 110) In splendoribus sanctorum, ex utero ante luciferum genui te In the brightness of the saints, from the womb before the dawn I begot you.
  • Organ Prelude: All my heart this night rejoices – Johann Walther (1684-1748)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata (Symphonie 5) – Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

20th Dec 2015 SUN 4th Sunday of Advent (C) Year of Luke; CHOIR
Mic 5.1-4, Heb 10.5-10, Lk 1.39-44 – Why should I be honoured with a visit from the mother of my Lord? 

  • Mass setting: Missa de angelis
  • Hymns: People, look east BESANÇON, Of the Father’s Heart Begotten (Willcocks), Lo He comes with clouds descending
  • Organ Prelude: When the Salutation Gabriel had spoken – Marcel Dupre (1886-1971)
  • Organ Offertorium: Hymnus: ‘Christe’ – Girolamo Cavazzoni (c. 1500-1560)
  • Organ Voluntary: Chorale Prelude on ‘Lo, He Comes’ – Alan Ridout (1934-1996)
13th Dec 2015 SUN  GAUDETE 3rd Sunday of Advent (C) Year of Luke; CHOIR
Zeph. 3.14-18, Phil 4.4-7, Lk 3.10-18 – What must we do? 

  • Introit: Gaudete in Domino semper: iterum dico, gaudete: modestia vestra nota sit omnibus hominibus: Dominus prope est… Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice. Let your forbearance be known to all people. The Lord is at hand. Do not be anxious over anything, but in all manner of prayer, let your requests be made known unto God.
  • Mass setting: Mass for 5 Voices (W. Byrd)
  • Hymns: Lo He comes with clouds descending; TIS 264 O Come, O come Emmanuel VENI EMMANUEL
  • Motet: O thou the central Orb of righteous love Pure beam of the most high, eternal light Of this our wintry world, thy radiance bright Awakes new joy in faith, hope soars above. Come, quickly come, and let thy glory shine, Gilding our darksome heaven with rays divine; Thy saints with holy lustre round thee move, as stars about thy throne, set in the height of God’s ordaining counsel, as thy sight Gives measured grace to each, thy power to prove. Let thy bright beams disperse the gloom of sin, our nature all shall feel eternal day, in fellowship with thee, transforming clay to souls erewhile unclean, now pure within. Amen.(Orlando Gibbons)
  • Communio: (plainsong; Isaiah 35.4): Dicite Pusillanimes confortamini et nollite timere: ecce Deus noster veniet, et salvabit nos Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is our God.
  • Organ Prelude: O Come, O Come Emmanuel – Bernhard Reichel (1901-1992)
  • Organ Offertorium: Prelude on a French Carol by Denizot – Alexandre Boëly (1785-1858)
  • Organ Voluntary: French Carol – Nicolas le Bègue (1630-1702)

IN YEARS WHERE THIS IS A CANTOR SUNDAY:

  • Mass setting : Mass XVIII (Sanctus and Agnus only)
  • Hymns: TIS 270 On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s cry (Winchester New), Hail to the Lord’s anointed, TIS 272 Come thou long expected Jesus (Stuttgart)
6th Dec 2015 SUN  2nd Sunday of Advent (C) Year of Luke; CHOIR
Baruch 5.1-9, Phil 1:3-6,8-11, Luke 3.1-6 –All mankind will see the salvation of God 

  • Mass setting : Mass XVIII (Sanctus and Agnus only)
  • Hymns: TIS 264 O Come O Come Emmanuel VENI EMMANUEL, TIS 270 On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s cry WINCHESTER NEW, TIS 497 Let all mortal Flesh keep silence PICARDY
  • Communio (Gregorian, Bar.5.5;4.36) Jerusalem surge et sta in excelso: et vide juncunditatem, quae veniet tibi a Deo tuo Arise O Jerusalem, and stand on high, and behold the joy that comes to you from God.
  • Organ Voluntary:

IN YEARS WHEN THIS IS A CHOIR SUNDAY

  • Advent Prose (Rorate Caeli)
  • Mass setting : Mass XVIII
  • Motet: This is the record of John (Orlando GibbonsThis is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou? And he confessed and denied not, and said plainly, I am not the Christ. And they asked him, What art thou then? And he said, I am not. And he answered, No. Then said they unto him, What art thou? that we may give an answer unto them that sent us. What sayest thou of thyself? And he said, I am the voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord!
  • Hymns: TIS 266, Wake, awake for night is flying (Wachet auf),TIS 497 Let all mortal Flesh keep silence PICARDY
  • Organ Prelude:Behold a rose is blooming – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
  • Organ Offertorium:From Heaven above to earth I come – Friedrich Zachau (1663-1712)
  • Organ Voluntary:Magnificat – Double Fugue No.8 on Tone VIII – Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
29th Nov 2015 SUN  1st Sunday of Advent (C) Year of Luke; CHOIR
Jer 33.14-16, 1Thess 3.12-4.2, Lk 21.25-28,34-36 Your liberation is near at hand

  • Mass setting : Mass XVIII (de Angelis)
  • Hymns: Advent Prose (Rorate Caeli de super: drop down you heavens from above…), Lo he comes with Clouds descending
  • Offertory motet: Lo a Rose e’er blooming (Michael Praetorius)
  • Communio (plainchant, Psalm 84): Dominus dabit benignitatem: et terra nostra dabit fructum suum The Lord will give goodness, and the earth shall yield her fruit
  • Organ Prelude: ‘Come, Redeemer of our race’ BWV 599 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
  • Organ Offertorium: Kyrie – Giovanni Fasolo (c.1600-c.1664)
  • Organ Voluntary: Wachet Auf, BWV 645 – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

IN YEARS WHEN THIS IS A CANTOR SUNDAY

  • Mass setting : Mass XVIII (de Angelis)
  • Hymns: TIS 265 O Come, O come Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel) , TIS 264 Hark a herald-voice is calling (Merton), Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Picardy)
22nd Nov 2015
SUN 
Christus Rex CHOIR 
Solemn Mass
Dan 7.13-14, Rvl 1.5-8, Jon 18.33-37 It is you who say that I am a king 

  • Introit: Dignus est Agnus Worthy is the lamb (Gregorian)
  • Mass setting : Mass in g minor (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
  • Motet: O Clap your Hands (Gibbons)
  • Communio: Sedebit Dominus Rex in aeternum: Dominus benedicet populo suo in pace The Lord shall sit on his royal throne forever: the Lord will bless his people with peace
  • Hymns: All hail the power of Jesus’ name, Hail Redeemer King Divine
  • Organ Prelude: Antiphon 1 – While the King sitteth at his table – Marcel Dupre (1886-1971)
  • Organ Offertorium: ‘Lord Jesus Christ, my life’s light’ – Gustav Merkel (1827-1885)
  • Organ Voluntary: Trumpet Tune – Georg Telemann (1681-1767)
15th Nov 2015
SUN 
33rd Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR    
Dan 12.1-3, Heb 10.11-14,18, Mk 13.24-32 

  • Mass: Andrea Gabrieli, Mass in F
  • Motet: Cantique de Jean Racine (Faure). Verbe égal au Très-Haut, notre unique espérance, Jour éternel de la terre et des cieux. De la paisible nuit nous rompons le silence: divin sauveur, jette sur nous les yeux. Répands sur nous le feu de ta grâce puissante; que tout l’enfer fuie au son de ta voix. Dissipe le sommeil d’une âme languissante qui la conduit à l’oubli de tes lois! Ô Christ ! sois favorable à ce peuple fidèle, pour te bénir maintenant assemblé. Reçois les chants qu’il offre à ta gloire immortelle, et de tes dons qu’il retourne comblé. Word of God, one with the most high, in whom alone we have our hope. Everlasting day of heaven and earth, we break the silence of the peaceful night. Saviour divine, cast your eyes upon us! Pour on us the fire of your mighty grace, that all hell may flee at the sound of your voice. Banish the slumber of a weary soul that brings forgetfulness of your laws! O Christ, look with favour upon your faithful people now gathered here to praise you. Receive their hymns offered to your endless glory; may they go forth filled with your gifts.
  • Communio: Amen Dico Vobis: Amen I say to you, whatever you ask in your prayers, believe that you shall receive it, and it shall be granted unto you
  • Hymns: Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour BRYN CALFARIA, Christ is the world’s redeemer MOVILLE
  • Organ Prelude:Preludio – Giambattista Martini (1706-1734)
  • Organ Offertorium: Chorale Prelude on ‘Picardy’ – Derek Healey (b. 1936)
  • Organ Voluntary:Postlude in ‘g’ minor – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
8th Nov 2015
SUN 
32nd Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CANTOR- CHOIR visit to Lindfield
1 Kng 17.10-16, Heb 9.24-28, Mk 12.38-44

  • Introit Ps 88 (if needed) Let my prayer enter into our presence…
  • Mass: Mass Shalom (C.D.Smith)*
  • Hymns: TIS 386 By your Kingly power O Risen Lord RUGGIERO *, TIS 373 Hail our once despised Jesus EBENEZER, TIS 539 Gift of finest wheat
  • Communio (Plainsong Ps 23/23): Dominus regit me, et nihil mihi deerit in locu pascuae ibi me The Lord is my shepherd, therefore I lack nothing, in pastures green he leads me to refresh me
  • Organ Prelude:Trio in ‘Eb’ – Julius Reubke (1834-1858)
  • Organ Offertorium: Elevazione – André Raison (1645-1719)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata in ‘C’ BWV 564 – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
1st Nov 2015
SUN 
All Saints Day
CHOIR 
Apoc 7.2-9, 9-14, 1 Jn 3.1-3, Mt 5.1-12

  • Mass: O Quam Gloriosum (T.L. Victoria)
  • Motet: Give us the Wings of Faith – E. Bullock
  • Communio: Beati Mundo Corde (W. Byrd)
  • Hymns: Hymns: TIS 555 For all the Saints SINE NOMINE , TIS 351 Lift High the cross CRUCIFER
  • Organ Prelude: Lyric Melody – Cecil Armstrong Gibbs (1889-1960
  • Organ Offertories: ‘Angels, from the realms of glory’ – Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
  • Organ Voluntary: Prelude on ‘Sine Nomine’ (‘For all the Saints’) – Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)
Oct 25th 2015 SUN   30th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Jer 31.7-9 , Heb 5.1-6, Mark 10. 46-52 Master, let me see again. 

  • Introit (Ps 105): Let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice, seek the Lord and be strengthened; seek his face forevermore
  • Mass setting: Missa Orbis Factor (Vittoria, 1548-1611) 
  • People’s Mass: Missa Orbis Factor (Gregorian)
  • Motet: Tu Lumen splendor Patris (VittoriaYou are the light and brilliance of the Father, You are the everlasting hope of all. Pay heed to the prayers your servants pour forth throughout the world 
  • Hymns: TIS 125 The God of Abraham praise, TIS 520 Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour (tune Bryn Calfaria) 
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Oct 18th 2015 SUN   29th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
WIs 53.1-11, Heb 4.14-16, Mark 10. 35-35 The son of man came to give his life as a ransom for many 

  • Introit: Ps 17 I have called out because you answer me O God, incline your ear and hear my words…
  • Mass setting: Missa Alme Pater Andrew Millington (in other years: Le bien que j’ai by Claude Goudimel, 1505-1572) 
  • People’s Mass: Alme Pater (Gregorian)
  • Offertory Motet: Meditabor in Mandatis tuis (Palaestrina), quae dilexi valde; et levabo manus meas as mandata tua, quae dilexi / I will meditate on your commandments which I love exceedingly; I will lift up my hand towards your commandments which I love
  • Hymns: TIS 626 Lord of creation, to you be all praise (SLANE),Sweet Sacrament Divine(DIVINUM MYSTERIUM). 
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata by Georgi Alexsandrovich Mushel (1909-89)
Oct 11th 2015 SUN  28th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CANTOR
Wis 7.7-11, Heb 4.12-13, Mark 10.17-30 Go sell everything you own, and come follow me

  • People’s Mass: Mass Shalom (C.D.Smith)*
  • Hymns:TIS 560 All my hope on God is founded (MICHAEL), TIS 627 Praise and thanksgiving (BUNESSAN) , TIS 447 Lord your almighty word (MOSCOW)
  • Communio: Aufer a me opprobrium et contemptum, quia mandata tua exquisivi, Domine: nam et testimonia tua meditation mea est / Remove from me all scorn and contempt, for I have kept your commandments; for your law is the object of my meditations
  • Organ Voluntary: Offertoire sur les Grands Jeux (Messe pour les Paroisses) Francois Couperin
Oct 4th 2015 SUN  27th Sunday in Ord time (B) Year of Mark CHOIR
Gen 2.18-24, Heb 2.9-11, Mark 10.2-16 

  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Mass: TBC
  • Hymns:Entrance TIS 560 All my hope on God is founded (MICHAEL), Offertory TIS 627 Praise and thanksgiving (BUNESSAN) , Communion TIS 447 Lord your almighty word (MOSCOW)
  • Communio: (of the 27th sunday)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Sept 27th 2015 SUN   26th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CANTOR
Num 11. 25-29, James 5.1-6, Mk 9. 38-43, 45, 48 If anyone is not with us, he is against us. If your hand should cause you to sin, then cut it off

  • People’s Mass: Mass Shalom (C.D.Smith)*
  • Hymns: Entrance TIS 59 All people that on earth do dwell (OLD 100TH) , Offertory: By the Babylonian waters (STUTTGART), Communion: Godhead here in hiding whom I do adore (ADORO TE)
  • Communio: Memento verbi tui servo tuo, Domine in quo mihi spem dedisti: haec me consolata est in humilitate mea Be mindful of your word to your servant, O Lord, in which you caused me to hope; this has been my comfort in my affliction
  • Organ Voluntary: Piece d’Orgue BWV 572 – Johannes Sebastian Bach – by visiting organist, Andre Khouznoutov 

IN YEARS WHEN THIS IS A CHOIR SUNDAY

  • Mass setting: Missa Brevis (Palaestrina) 
  • People’s Mass: Kirkpatrick + acclamations 
  • Hymns: TIS 59 All people that on earth do dwell (OLD 100TH), Offertorium: TIS 708 By the waters of Babylon, Communion: Godhead here in hiding whom I do adore (ADORO TE)
  • Motet (offertorium): Super Flumina Babylonis, illic sedimus et flevimus By the water fo Babylon, there we sat and wept (psalm 137)
  • Communio: Memento verbi tui servo tuo, Domine in quo mihi spem dedisti: haec me consolata est in humilitate mea Be mindfulof your word to your servant, O Lord, in which you caused me to hope; this has been my comfort in my affliction
  • Organ Voluntary: Piece d’Orgue BWV 572 – Johannes Sebastian Bach – by visiting organist, Andre Khouznoutov 
Sept 20th 2015 SUN   25th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
NWis 2.12.17-20, James 3.16-4.3, Mk 9.30-37 The Son of man will be delivered. If anyone wants to make himself first, he must make himself the servant of all 

  • People’s Mass: Missa Orbis Factor (Gregorian), Kirkpatrick acclamations 
  • Hymns: TIS 641 This is my will, my one command (tune: SUANTRAI), TIS 529 By your priestly power O risen Lord Tune: TRAVALLI)
  • Motet: O Lord Increase my faith (Loosemore)
  • Communio (Gregorian, Ps 118): Tu mandasti mandata tua custodiri nimis: utinam dirigantur viae meae, ad custodiendas justificationes tuas You have commanded that your precepts be diligently kept. Oh that I might be firm in keeping your statues!
  • Organ Voluntary:  Carillion by Herbert Murrill
Sept 13th 2015 SUN   24th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Is 50.5-9, 8, James 2.14-18, Mk 8.27-35 You are the Christ. The Son of man is destined to suffer grievously 

  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*,
  • Mass: Byrd for 4 Voices
  • Kirkpatrick acclamations 
  • Hymns: TIS 59 All people that on earth do dwell (OLD 100TH), Jesus my Lord, my God my all ( EUCHARIST)
  • Motet (John IV of Portugal): Crux Fidelis inter omnes arbor una nobilis: nulla silva talem profert, fronde, flore, germine. Dulce lignum, dulces clavos, dulce pondus sustinet. Faithful Cross, among (them) all, the one noble tree; wood offers nothing so great in flower or foliage. Sweet wood, sweet nail , sustaining sweet weight!
  • Communio (Matt. 6:24.: Qui vult venire post me, abneget semetipsum, et tollat crucem suam, et sequatar me. If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. 
  • Organ Voluntary: 

IN YEARS WHEN THIS IS A CANTOR SUNDAY

  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*, 
  • Kirkpatrick acclamations 
  • Hymns: TIS 59 All people that on earth do dwell, TIS 603 Make me a channel of your peace, TIS 535 I am the bread of Life
  • Motet: Crux Fidelis l. (John IV of Portugal)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Sept 6th 2015 SUN   23rd Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CANTOR
Is 35.4-7, James 2.1-5, Mk 7.31-37 He makes the deaf hear and the dumb spea

  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Hymns: =TIS 211 (i)Jesu lover of my soul(ABERYSTWITH), TIS 585 I heard the voice of Jesus say
  • Communo(Matt. 6:24.: Qui vult venire post me, abneget semetipsum, et tollat crucem suam, et sequatar me. If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. 
  • Organ Voluntary: 

IN YEARS WHEN THIS IS A CHOIR SUNDAY

  • Motet: Os iusti meditabitur The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom,and his tongue speaks what is just. The law of his God is in his heart and his feet do not falter. Alleluia (Anton Bruckner
  • Hymns: TIS 211(i) Jesu, lover of my soul (ABERYSTWITH), TIS 585 I heard the voice of Jesus say (KINGSFOLD)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Aug 30th 2015 SUN   22nd Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Deut 4.1-2, 6-8, James 1.17-18, 21-22, 27, Mk 7.1-8, 14-15, 21-23 You put aside the commandment of God to cling to human traditions 

  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Mass setting: Aeterna Christi Munera (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Lead me Lord, in thy righteousness (Samuel Sebastian Wesley)
  • Hymns: TIS 242 Lord of the dance, Francis thou wast lonely plying (tune ABBOTT’S LEIGH)
  • Communio Psalm 70. 16-18: Domine memorabor justitiae tuae solius: Deus, docuisti me a juventute mea, et usque in senectam et senium, Deus, ne derelinquas me O Lord I will tell of yor mighty justice: O God you have taught me from my youth; and now that I am old and grey, O God, forsake me not 
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata by Percy Fletcher

IN YEARS WHEN THIS IS A CANTOR SUNDAY:

  • Hymns: TIS 242 Lord of the dance, TIS 137 For the beauty of the earth, TIS 665 Jesus Christ is waiting
Aug 23rd 2015 SUN   21st Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Josh 24.1-2, Eph 5.21-32, Jn 6.60-69 Whom shall we go to? You have the message of eternal life

  • Mass setting: Darke in F
  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Motet: Declare his honour (Purcell) 
  • Hymns: TIS 211 (i) Jesu lover of my soul, TIS 427 Lord your word abiding
  • Communio (Gregorian Jn 6.67) Qui manducat carnem meam, et bibt sanguinem neum, in me manet, et ego in eo, dicit dominus Whoever eats my flesh and drink my blodd abides in me, and I in them says the Lord
  • Organ Voluntary:  Prelude and Fugue in c minor, BWV 549 by J.S.Bach
Aug 16th 2015 SUN   20th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Prov 9.1-6, Eph 5.15-20, Jn 6.51-58 My flesh is real food and my blood is real drink 

  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)* 
  • Mass setting: Mass in A (Harold Darke) 
  • Motet: Panis Angelicus ( Franck) Panis angelicus fit panis hominum. Dat panis coelicus figuris terminum. O Res mirabilis! Manducat hominem pauer, servus et humilis The angelic bread becomes the bread of humankind. The heavenly bread ends all prefigurations: What a wonderful deed! The Lord is eaten by poor and humble servants.
  • Hymns: TIS Father we give you thanks, TIS 501 Sing my tongue
  • Communio (Gregorian Jn 6.67) Qui manducat carnem meam, et bibt sanguinem neum, in me manet, et ego in eo, dicit dominus Whoever eats my flesh and drink my blodd abides in me, and I in them says the Lord
  • Organ Voluntary:  Litanies by Jehan Alain (1911-40)

    In years where this is a cantor Sunday:
  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Hymns: TIS Father we give you thanks, TIS 501 Sing my tongue, TIS 714 Eat this bread 
  • Organ Voluntary:  Litanies by Jehan Alain (1911-40)
Aug 9th 2015 SUN   19th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CANTOR
1 Kng 19.4-8, Eph 4.30-5.2, Jn 6.41-51 I am the living bread come down from heaven 

  • People’s Mass: CD Smith (Mass Shalom)* 
  • Hymns: TIS 535 I am the bread of life, TIS 529 By your priestly power O Risen lord (tune: Travalli)*, Godhead here in hiding (tune: Adoro te);
  • Communio: (Jn 6.52) Panis quem ego dedero, caro mea est pro saeculi vita The bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world
  • Organ Voluntary: 

IN YEARS WHEN THIS IS A CHOIR SUNDAY

  • Mass setting: Mass in A (Harold Darke) People’s Mass:
  • Motet: Ego sum Panis Vivus I am the bread of life (Palaestrina
  • Hymns: TIS 535 I am the bread of life, TIS 500 Here we adore
  • Communio: (Jn 6.52) Panis quem ego dedero, caro mea est pro saeculi vita The bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Aug 2nd 2015 SUN   18th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Ex 16.2-4, 12-15, Eph 4.17, 20-24, Jn 6.24-35 Whoever comes to me will never be hungry 

  • Mass setting: Christus Regem Adoremus* (Gavin Tipping)
  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Offertory Motet: Veni Sponsa Christi (Palaestrina) (marking the upcoming Solemnity of St Mary of the Cross on August 8th)
  • Communion Motet: Venite Comedite Come eat the bread and drink the wine I have prepared for you (William Byrd) 
  • Hymns: TIS 569 Guide me O thou great redeemer, O Saving Victim Opening wide (tune: Melcombe)
  • Communio (Wis 16.20): Panem de caelo dedisti nobis Domie, habentem omne delectamentumet omnem saporem suaviter You have given us bread from heaven O Lord containing in itself all delight
  • Organ Voluntary: Adoro te devote from the Livre du Saint-Sacrement by Olivier Messaien
Jul 26th 2015 SUN  17th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CANTOR
2 Kings 4.42-44, Eph 4.1-6 Jn 6.1-5 (feeding the multitudes)

  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Hymns: TIS 598, Dear Father, Lord of humankind (tune: Repton), TIS 745 SSeek ye first the Kingdom of God, TIS 510 My God a table now is spread (tune: Rockingham)
  • Communio (Prov 3.9-10): Honora Dominum de tua substantia… Honour the lord with your substance and with the first fruits of all your produce; then shall your barns be filled with abundance
  • Organ Voluntary:  Grand March in G by John Stanley (1712-87), arr. W.T. BestIN YEARS WHEN THIS IS A CHOIR SUNDAY
  • Motet: Cibavit Eos He fed them from the fullness of wheat and finest honey (William Byrd)
Jul 19th 2015 SUN   16th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Jer.1-6; Eph 2.13-18; Mk 6.30-14 (sheep without a shepherd)  

    • Mass setting: Missa Pater Noster (Palestrina)
    • People’s Mass: Shalom (Colin Smith)
    • Hymns:  Shepherd of Souls (tune: Neumark), I heard the voice of Jesus say (tune: Kingsfold)
    • Offertory motet: The Lord is My Shepherd (Goodall)
    • Communio (ps 50.21) Acceptabis sacrificium iustititiae, oblationes et holocausta, super altare tuum, Domine You shall accept the sacrifice of justice, oblations and burnt offerings upon your altar Lord.
    • Organ Voluntary: Te Deum (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)

    Organist: Bransby Byrne

July 12th 2015 SUN   15th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Amos 7.12-15; Eph 1.3-14; Mk 6.7-13 (the calling and sending of the twelve)

  • Mass setting: L’Homme Armé (Palestrina)
  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Motet: Cantique de Jean Racine (Faure)Verbe égal au Très-Haut, notre unique espérance, Jour éternel de la terre et des cieux. De la paisible nuit nous rompons le silence: divin sauveur, jette sur nous les yeux. Répands sur nous le feu de ta grâce puissante; que tout l’enfer fuie au son de ta voix. Dissipe le sommeil d’une âme languissante qui la conduit à l’oubli de tes lois! Ô Christ ! sois favorable à ce peuple fidèle, pour te bénir maintenant assemblé. Reçois les chants qu’il offre à ta gloire immortelle, et de tes dons qu’il retourne comblé. Word of God, one with the most high, in whom alone we have our hope. Everlasting day of heaven and earth, we break the silence of the peaceful nigh. Saviour divine, cast your eyes upon us! Pour on us the fire of your mighty grace, that all hell may flee at the sound of your voice. Banish the slumber of a weary soul that brings forgetfulness of your laws! O Christ, look with favour upon your faithful people now gathered here to praise you. Receive their hymns offered to your endless glory; may they go forth filled with your gifts.
  • Hymns: TIS 531 Lift high the cross (tune:Crucifer), TIS 510 My God a table now is spread (tune: Rockingham)
  • Communio (Ps 83.4-5): Passer invenit sibi domum, et turtur nidum, ubi reponat pullos suos: altaria tua domine virtutum, rex meus et deus meus. Beati qui habitant in domo tua, in saeculum saeculi laudabunt te The sparrow has found herself a home, and the turtle dove a nest in which to lay its young: at your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God
  • Organ Voluntary:  Marche des Marsellois et l’Air Ça-ira (Claude Balbastre)
Jul 5th 2015 SUN   14th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CANTOR
Ezek 2.2-5; 2Cor 12.7-10; Mk 6.1-6 (a prophet despised in his own country) 

  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Hymns: TIS 315 Mine eyes have seen the glory (tune: Battle Hymn), From Many grapes and grains of wheat* (HELEN), TIS 584 (i) Just as I am (SAFFRON WALDEN
  • Communio (Ps 33.9) Gustate et videte, quoniam suavis est Dominus: beatus vir, qui sperat in eo Taste and see that the Lord is sweet: blessed is the one who hopes in Him 
  • Organ Voluntary: Line dance on an old shaker tune (RAWSTHORNE) 

At the conclusion of mass, an American parishioner is generously sponsoring a hot-dog and cotton candy parish fair to mark American Independence day (July 4th)

In years where this is a choir Sunday:

  • Mass setting: Mass for 4 Voices (Byrd)
  • People’s Mass: Mass of Christ the redeemer* (B.F. Kirkpatrick)
  • Motet: Derelinquat impius The wicked man forsakes his ways (Tallis
  • Hymns: TIS 373 Hail thou once despised Jesus (tune: Ebenezer), TIS 584(i) Just as I am (tune: Saffron Walden) 
  • Communio (Ps 33.9) Gustate et videte, quoniam suavis est Dominus: beatus vir, qui sperat in eo Taste and see that the Lord is sweet: blessed is the one who hopes in Him 
  • Organ Voluntary: 
June 28th 2015 SUN   13th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Wis 1.13-15, 2.23-24; 2 Cor 8.7,9,13-15; Mk 5.21-43 (The daughter of Jairus and the resurrection of the dead)

  • Mass setting: Missa Secunda (Hans Leo Hassler)
  • People’s Mass: Christ the Redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)*
  • Motet: I am the resurrection and the life(Orlando GibbonsI am the resurrection and the life says the Lord. He that believeth in me, yea though he were dead, yet he shall live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall not die for ever
  • Communio (ps 30): Inclina aurem tuam, accelera, ut eruas nos Lend your ear and make haste to rescue us:
  • Hymns: TIS 637 Lord of our life (tune: Iste confessor) TIS 665 Jesus Christ is waiting (tune: Noël Nouvelet);
  • Organ Voluntary:  Troisieme Fantaisie by Camille Saint-Saens
June 21st 2015 SUN    12th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
  • Mass setting: Miss Quattuor Vocum (Scarlatti)
  • People’s Mass: Earthcare Mass, B.F. KirkpatrickPsalm: faubordons 
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian 
  • Motet: I am the resurrection and the life (Gibbons
  • Hymns: Sing all creation (tune: Iste Confessor), TIS 665 Jesus Christ is waiting tune: (tune: Noël Nouvelet) 
  • Organ Voluntary:  Toccata in C, Pachalbel 
Jun 14th
2015 SUN 
11th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Ex 17.22-24, 2 Cor 5.6-10, Mk 4.26-34

  • Mass: Christ the redeemer* (B.F.Kirkpatrick)
  • Psalm: of the day
  • Motet: Beati mundo corde (William Byrd 1540-1623) Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peace makers: for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice: for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. 
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian
  • Communio (Psalm Ps 26.4) Unam petii a Domino, hanc requiram: Ut inhabitatem in domo Domini omnibus diebus vitae meae One thing have I required of the Lord, this I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life
  • Hymns: TIS 495 Father we give you thanks (tune: Spiritus Vitae), TIS 622 Holy father, God of might* (tune: Catherine)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Jun 15th
2015 SUN
Corpus Christi CANTOR
Ex 24.3-8, Heb 9.11-15, Mk 14.12-16, 22-26 

  • Mass: Shalom (C.D. SMith)
  • Psalm: of the day, B.F. Kirkpatrick
  • Sequence: TIS 527 See us Lord around thine altar
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian 
  • Hymns: TIS 635 I am the bread of life, TIS 501 Sing my tongue (tune: Drake’s Broughton), TIS 502 Soul of my saviour (tune: Anima Christi)
  • Organ Voluntary: 

IN A YEAR WHERE THIS IS A CHOIR SUNDAY

  • Mass: Aeterna Christi Munera (Palaestrina)
  • Psalm: of the day 
  • Sequence: Lo the Angels’ food is given 
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian 
  • Motets : Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Bairstow), Panis AngelicusBread of the Angels (Franck
  • Hymns: CWB 718 I am the bread of life, CWB 811 Soul of my saviour 
  • Organ Voluntary: 
May 31st 2015 SUN
Trinity Sunday CHOIR 
Deut 4.32-34, 39-40, Rom 8.14-17, Mt 28.16-2)Also being the day after the 59th anniversary Coronation of Elizabeth II, on June 2nd 1953

  • Mass: O Quam Gloriosum (Palaestrina
  • Psalm: of the day 
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian
  • Motet: O beata Trinitas O blessed Trinity (Palaestrina
  • Hymns: TIS 100 All Creatures of our God and King, verses 1,2,3,5,6 (tune: Lasst uns erfreuen), Firmly I believe and truly (tune: Nicea)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
May 24th 2015 SUN
Pentecost CHOIR
Acts 9.26-31, 1 Jn 3.18-24, Jn 15. 1-18 

  • Introit (Gregorian, Wis 1.7; Psalm 67): Spiritus Domini replevit orbem terrarum, alleluia… The Spirit of God has filled the whole world, alleluia; and that which contains all things, knows every language spoken my humanity, alleluia. Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered; and let those who hate him flee before his face.
  • Mass: Messe Solennelle (Jean Langlais
  • Psalm: fauxbordons; of the day
  • Sequence: Holy Spirit, ever dwelling (tune: Salisbury, Herbert Howells)
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian
  • Motets: Dum Complerentur dies Pentecostes When the days of Pentecost had arrived (Palaestrina) …erant omnes pariter dicentes, alleluia, et subito factus est sonus de coelo, alleluia,tamquam spiritus vehementis,et replevit totam domum, alleluia.Dum ergo essent in unum discipuli congregati, propter metum iudæorum,sonus repente de coelo venit super eos,tamquam spiritus vehementis,et replevit totam domum, alleluia.When the Day of Pentecost had fully come,they were all with one accord in one place, saying: alleluia. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, alleluia, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting, alleluia.When therefore the disciples were gathered together in one for fear of the Jews, a sound from heaven came upon them, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting, alleluia. 
  • Communio (acts 2.2,4,11 and psalm 67): Factus est repente de caelo sonus advenientis spiritus vehementis…Suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a mighty wind coming, whence they were sitting: and they were filled with the Holy Spirit, and they began to speak of the wonderful works of God.
  • Hymns: TIS 405 O Spirit of the Living God (tune: Gonfanon Royal), TIS 572 (ii) O thou who camest from above (tune: Hereford)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
  • Dismissal: Threefold Alleulia.
May 17th 2015 SUN Ascension Day CHOIR 
Acts 1. 1-11, Eph 1.17-23 (or Eph 4.1-13), Mk 16.15-20
The Choir of St Francis (directed by Noel Debien
)

  • Mass: Missa Ascendo ad Patrem (Palaestrina
  • Psalm: This is the Day (Willcock) 
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian 
  • Motet : Ascendens Christus Christ ascends (Vittoria)
  • Communio (Mk 16.17-18 and psalm 33): Signa eos qui in me credunt, haec sequentur… These signs will acompany those who believe: they will cast out demons, and when they lay their hands upon the sick, these will recover. Alleluia!
  • Hymns: Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour (Tune: Bryn Calfaria), Hail the day that sees him rise (Tune: Chiselhurst)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
May 10th 2015 SUN 6th Sunday of Easter CANTOR

Acts 10.25-26, 34-35, 44-48, 1John 4.7-10, Jn 15.9-17

  • Mass: Mass Shalom (CD Smith) 
  • Psalm: of the day
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian
  • Communio (Gregorian, Jn15.16): Ego vos elegi de mundo, ut eatis et fructum afferatis…I have chosen you from the world, in order that you might go forth and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should last. Aleluia.
  • Hymns: TIS 517 Alleluia, sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol), TIS 398 Come down O love divine (Down Ampney), TIS 699 A new commandment (New Commandment)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
May 3rd 2015 SUN 5th Sunday of Easter CHOIR
Acts 9.26-31, 1 Jn 3.18-24, Jn 15. 1-18

  • Mass: Spatzenmesse Sparrow Mass K. 220 (Mozart)
  • Psalm: fauxbordons
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian
  • Motet: Ps 23 The Lord is my Shepherd (Goodhall)
  • Communion Sentence (Gregorian Jn 15.15): Ego Sum vitis vera et vos palmites, qui manet in me . . . I am the true vine and you are the branches. Those who abide in me, and I in them, will bear much fruit.
  • Hymns: TIS 405 O Spirit of the living God, TIS 699 A new commandment (for a cantor Sunday only) , TUS 129 Amazing grace 
  • Organ Voluntary: 
April 26th 2015 SUN
4th Sunday of Easter CHOIR 
Acts 4.8-12, 1Jn 3.1-2 Jn 10.11-18 

  • Mass: Missa O Quam Gloriosum (Palaestrina)
  • Psalm: fauxbordons
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian 
  • Motets : Flocks in Pastures Green abiding (Bach), Surrexit Pastor bonusThe good Shepherd has risen (Palaestrina)
  • Communion Sentence (Gregorian Jn 10.14) Ego sum pastor bonus, alleluia: et cognosco oves meas. . . I am the good shepherd, alleluia; I know my sheep and mine know me alleluia.
  • Hymns: TIS 432 Christ is made the sure foundation (tune: Westminster Abbey), TIS 237 Hail redeemer, King divine (tune: Rex)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Apr 19th 2015 SUN
3rd Sunday of Easter CHOIR 
Acts 4.32-35, 1Jn 5.1-6, Jn 20.19-3

  • Mass: Missa Brevis in F (Andrea Gabrieli) ,
  • Psalm: fauxbordons 
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian 
  • Motet : O sing Joyfully (Adrian Batten)
  • Communion Sentence (Gregorian Ps 95.2) Cantate Domino, alleuia, benedicite nomen euis; bene nuntiate te de die in diem salutare euis. . . Sing unto the Lord, alleluia, sing to the Lord, bless his name; proclaim his salvation day after day, alleluia
  • Hymns: TIS 360 Light’s reddening dawn (verses 1,2,6,7,8) Humbly we adore thee (tune: Adoro te)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Apr 12th 2015 SUN
 
2nd Sunday of Easter, Year B Year of Mark; CANTOR
Acts 4.32-35, 1Jn 5.1-6, Jn 20.19-3

  • Mass: Mass Shalom (C.D.Shalom) 
  • Psalm: This is the Day (Willcock)
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian 
  • Communion Sentence (Gregorian Jn 20.27): Mitte manum tua, et cognosce loca clavorum . . .Stretch forth your hand and feel where the nails were, alleluia; and be not doubtful but believing
  • Hymns: TIS 362 Jesus Christ is ris’e today, TIS 386 By your kingly power (tune: Ruggiero), Humbly we adore thee (tune: Adoro te)
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Apr 5th 2015 SUN  Easter Day 10 am 
Acts 10.34,37-43; Col 3.1-4; Jn 20.1-9 

  • Introit (Gregorian) : Resurrexi, et adhuc tecum sum, alleluia: posuisti super me manum tuam, alleluia: mirabilis facta est scientia tua, alleluia, alleluia. — Domine, probasti me, et cognovisti me: tu cognovisti sessionem meam, et resurrectionem meam. V.: Gloria Patri . . . — Resurrexi, et adhuc tecum sum, alleluia
    I arose, and am still with you, alleluia; you have laid your hand upon me, alleluia; Your knowledge is become wonderful, alleluia, alleluia. — (Ps. 138. 1, 2). Lord, You have searched Me and known Me; You know my sitting down and My rising up. V.: Glory to the Father . . . — I arose, and am still with you, alleluia
     .
  • Mass setting (with Orchestra) Mass KV 257 (Mozart),
  • Psalm: This is the day (Willcock) 
  • Sequence: Victimae Paschali Laudes
  • Gospel Acclamation: triple plainsong 
  • Motet: Vidi Aquam  (during the baptismal renewal and lustration) I saw water flowing from the right side of the temple (Vittoria)
  • Motet (dedication): Laetatus Sum I was Glad (Vivaldi) 
  • Motet (communion): O Lord Arise unto thy resting place!(Thomas Weelkes)
  • Hymns: By your Kingly power O Risen Lord (Ruggiero), Lord enthroned in heavenly Splendour (Bryn Calfaria recessional), 
  • Solemn dismissal with double Alleluia 
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Apr 4th 2015 SAT
Solemn Easter Vigil 
The Service of Light, Liturgy of the word, Liturgy of Baptism; liturgy of the Eucharist

  • Solemn exultet 
  • Mass : Missa Pax et Bonum (Connolly ) 

The Liturgy of the Word

  • Readings and Psalms: Gen 1, psalm 103, Ex 14 with ex 15, Isaiah 55 with Is 12 Rom 6.3-11 with psalm 117, Mat 28.1-10 
  • Gospel Acclamation: triple plainsong 

The Liturgy of Baptism 

  • Motet: Vidi Aquam  (during the baptismal renewal and lustration) I saw water flowing from the right side of the temple (Vittoria

The Liturgy of the Eucharist

  • Motet (dedication) : O Lord Arise!(Thomas Weelkes)
  • Hymns: Lord enthroned in heavenly Splendour (Bryn Calfaria dedication), (thanksgiving), TIS 386 By your kingly pow’r O risen Lord (communion, tune: Ruggiero) 
  • Solemn dismissal with double Alleluia
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Apr 3rd  2015 FRI GOOD FRIDAY
Is 52.13-53.12; Heb 4.14-16,5.7-9; Jn 18.1-19 -19.42 

  • Silence during the prostration 
  • Psalm: Gregorian Gospel Acclamation: plainsong 
  • The Passion (spoken)
  • General intercessions: sung 
  • Veneration of the cross: O Vos Omnes (Gesualdo); The Reproaches(Mawby); Lamentations (Vittoria);  Emendemus in melius Let us amend for the better in those things in which we have sinned through ignorance(Byrd) 
  • Communion Motet: Salvator Mundi (Blow
  • Hymns: O Sacred Head sore wounded (Passion chorale); My song is Love unknown (communion; tune: Love unknown) 
Apr 2nd 2015 THU Holy (Maundy) Thursday; Mass of the Last Supper 
Ex.12.1-8, 11-14; 1Cor.11.23-26; Jn 13.1-15
The Choir of St Francis (directed by Noel Debien)

  • Reception of the holy oils from the Metropolitan Cathedral: Priestly people (Deiss) 
  • Mass: Mass for 4 Voices (Byrd),
  • Psalm: (Kirkpatrick) 
  • Gospel Acclamation: Gregorian 
  • Motet (during the mandatum) : Ubi Caritas Where there is Charity and love (Maurice Duruflé) + plainsong + Taize responsory, Peace (Willcock) 
  • Motet (During the Communion): O Sacrum Convivium (Tallis); 
  • Hymns: At the Lamb’s High feast we sing (entrance, tune: Salzburg). Where there is charity and love (dedication), 
  • Procession to the altar of repose: Pange lingua Sing my tongue(plainsing) 

At the altar of repose: Ave Verum (Peter Phillips) SUNG

Mar 31st 2015 TUES  Tenebrae (the service of shadows) and Reconciliation in the 2nd Rite 
Music led by Ensemble Luceat (directed by Edmond Park)

  • Music TBC
29th March 2015 SUN PALM SUNDAY
At the 0915 ecumenical blessing of Palms in the Uniting Church together with St George’s Anglican: Mk 11.1-10

  • Hosanna filio David Hosanna to the Son of David (plainsong) 
  • Pueri Hebraeorum The Children of the Hebrews (Vittoria)At the mass of the day: Is 50.4-7, Phil 2.6-11, Mk 14.1-15.47
  • Processional Gloria, laus et honor tibi sit . . .All glory, praise and honour to you Redeemer King (Gregorian) 
  • Mass setting:Deus Genitor alme (Gregorian mass XVIII)
  • Psalm: Willcock*
  • Gospel Acclamation: fauxbordons
  • The Passion (sung) : plainsong
  • Communion sentence (Gregorian, Mt 26.42): Pater si non potest hic calix transpire . . . Father if this cup cannot pass away unless I drink it, your will be done
  • Hymns: All Glory laud and Honour (tune: St Theodulph), (entrance of the procession of Palms), The royal banners forward go (tune: Gonfanon Royal)
  • Motet:  Hosanna to the Son of David (Thomas Weelkes)
  • Organ Voluntary:  Epilogue on All Glory, Laud and Honour – Healey Willan
Date Mar 22th 2015 SUN  5th Sunday of Lent, Year B Year of Mark; CANTOR
Gen 22.1-2, 9-13, 15-18, Rom 8.31-34, Mk 9.2-10 

  • Mass setting : Mass Shalom (C.D.Smith)
  • Hymns: TIS 539 You satisfy the hungry heart with gift of finest wheat, TIS 36 All you nations sing to the Lord, TIS 497 Let all mortal flesh keep silence (tune: Picardy)
  • Communion (Gregorian,Jn12.26): Qui mihi ministrat, me sequator: et ubi ego sum, ille et minister meus erit If anyone would serve me, let them follow me; wherever I am, my servant will be there also
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Date Mar 15th 2015 SUN  LAETARE SUNDAY, 4th Sunday of Lent, Year B Year of Mark; CHOIR
  • Introit (Gregorian): Laetare Jerusalem: et conventum facite omne qui diligitis eam…. Rejoice O Jerusalem: and come together all you that love her: rejoice with joy you that have been in sorrow: that you may exult and be filled from the breasts of your consolation
  • Mass setting : Mass of St Mary of the Cross (Dr Richard Connolly)*
  • Hymns : Let us go rejoicing (Willcock) *, TIS 447 Lord your almighty word (tune: Moscow)
  • Motet: I was glad (Parry)
  • Communio (Gregorian): Jerusalem quae aedificatur ut civitas . . . Jerusalem, built as a city whose parts are firmly bound together. It is there that the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, to give thanks unto your name
  • Organ Voluntary:  Preludio from Sonata n.3 in c minor, Op 56, Alexandre Guilmant
Mar 8th 2012 SUN  3rd Sunday of Lent, Year B Year of Mark; CANTOR
Gen 22.1-2, 9-13, 15-18, Rom 8.31-34, Mk 9.2-10 

  • Mass setting : Mass Shalom (CD Smith)
  • Hymns: TIS 234 How good Lord to be here, TIS 510 My God your table now is spread, TIS 497 Let all mortal flesh keep silence
  • Organ Voluntary: 
Mar 1st 2015, SUN 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year B Year of Mark; CHOIR
IGen 2.7-9, 3.1-7, Rom.12-19, Mt 4.1.11

  • Mass setting : Deus Genitor alme (Gregorian mass XVIII)
  • Hymns: Forty days and forty nights, As pants the hart for cooling streams, May this Lenten Discipline *
  • During the imposition of ashes: Remember not Lord our offences(Purcell
  • Motet: In ieiunio et fletu (TallisWeeping and fasting the priests shall pray “Spare us Lord” 
  • Organ Voluntary:  Prelude and Fugue in e minor by Adolphe Hesse
Feb 22nd
2015, SUN 
1st Sunday of Lent (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Deut 18.15-29, 1 Cor 7.32-35, Mk 1.21-28

  • Mass setting :  Missa Sicut Lilium (Palaestrina, Gloria from the Missa de Angelis (Gregorian) 
  • Motet: O Lord in thy wrath rebuke me not (Gibbons)
  • Hymns: TIS 197 God’s Son came to bless us ( tune: Gottes Sohn ist kommen), TIS 512 Bread of the world in mercy broken (tune: Rendez a Dieu
  • Communio (Gregorian Ps. 9.2-3) Narrabo omnia mirabilia tua laetabor, et exultabo in te.../ I will tell of all your wondrous deeds. I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing to the honour of your name , O most High.
  • Organ Voluntary: Concert movement in C major by Prince Johan Ernst, transcribed by J.S.Bach
Feb 18 2012 Wed
7 pm 
ASH WEDNESDAY (Lent begins) 
CHOIR

Is 7.10-14, , Rm 1.1-71, Mt 1.18-24

  • Mass setting : Deus Genitor alme (Gregorian mass XVIII) During the imposition of Ashes : Remember not Lord our offences (Purcell)
  • Motet: In ieiunio et fletu (TallisWeeping and fasting the priests shall pray
  • Entrance Hymn: Lent prose Attende Domine, et misererHear us O lord, and have mercy
  • Communion: May this Lenten discipline *
  • Organ Voluntary:
Feb 15th
2015 SUN 
6th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CANTOR
Deut 18.15-29, 1 Cor 7.32-35, Mk 1.21-28

  • Mass setting : Mass Shalom, C.D.Smith
  • Hymns: TIS 598 Dear father, Lord of humankind, TIS 211 (i) Jesu, lover of my soul 
  • Communio (Gregorian, Ps 77.29-30): Manducaverunt et saturati sunt nimis, et desiderium eorum.../ They ate and were fully satisfied; the Lord gave them all that they desired; they were not deprived of their wants
  • Organ Voluntary: 

On a year where this is full choir:

  • Motet: Nolo mortem Pecatoris (I do not desire the death of a sinner) 
Feb 8th 2015 SUN  5th Sun in Ord. time (B) Year of Mark; CHOIR
Job 7.1-4, 6-7 Cor 9.16-19, 22-23 Mark 1.29-39

  • Mass setting : Missa Aeterna Christi Munera (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Alleluia! Cognoverunt discipuli in fractio panis Alleluia! They recognised him in the breaking of bread William Byrd
  • Hymns: TIS 585 I heard the voice of Jesus say (Kingsfold), TIS 434 Where there is Charity and love (Jeremy)*
  • Communio (Gregorian): Multitudo languentium, et qui vexabantur a spiritibus immundis…../ A multitude with diseases, and those who were troubled by unclean spirits came unto him, because a power emanated from him which healed them all
  • Organ Voluntary: 
 Due to computer issues in 2014 and 2015 some records of music at Mass from 2015 are approximate

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