Sunday 14 October 10am – CANTOR

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Year of Mark

Wis 7:7-11; Heb 4:12-13; Mk 10:17-30 Go sell everything you own, and come follow me 

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  • Mass setting: Roman Missal
  • Communio:  Aufer a me opprobrium et contemptum, quia mandata tua exquisivi, Domine: nam et testimonia tua meditatio mea est. Remove from me all scorn and contempt, for I have kept your commandments; for your law is the object of my meditation.
  • Hymns: TIS 474 Here in the place GATHER US IN; Be not afraid BE NOT AFRAIDTIS 560(i) All my hope on God is founded MICHAEL
  • Organ Prelude: Meditation on ‘Maria zu lieben’ – Vernon Griffiths (1894-1985)
  • Organ Offertorium: Verse on the 4th Tone – Giovanni Maria Trabaci (c. 1575-1647)
  • Organ Voluntary: Benedicamus Domino – Domenico Bellando (1868-1922)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 7 October 10am – CHOIR

Patronal Festival of St Francis (transferred)

Sir 50:1, 3-4, 6-7; Gal 6:14-18; Mt 11:25-30

You have hidden these things from the clever, and have revealed them to mere children 


  • Introit: (Gregorian, from the Seraphic Missal) Gaudeamus omnes in Domino, diem festum celebrantes sub honoris beati Francisci de cuius solemnitate gaudent angeli, et collaudant Filium Dei Let us all rejoice in the Lord and keep the festival in honour of blessed Francis. Let us join with the angels in joyful praise of the Son of God
  • Mass setting: Missa Pax et Bonum (Richard Connolly)
  • Motet: Os Justi* (Bruckner)
  • Communio: (Romans 8.18) Non sunt condignae passiones huis temporis ad futuram gloriam, quae revelabitur in nobis The sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared to the glory which shall be revealed to us (from the Seraphic Missal)
  • Hymns: TIS 100 All Creatures of our God and King LASST UNS ERFEUEN; TIS 607 Make me a channel of your peace CHANNEL OF PEACE; TIS 127 Holy God we praise your name GROSSER GOTT
  • Organ Prelude: Récit la deuxième tonalité – Jacques Boyvin (1649-1706)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘g’ – Henry Smart (1813-1879)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata in ‘b’ – Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*Os justi meditabitur sapientiam: et lingua ejus loquetur judicium. Lex Dei ejus in corde ipsius: et non supplantabuntur gressus ejus. Alleluia.

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, and their tongue speaks what is just.
The law of their God is in their heart: and their feet do not falter. Alleluia.

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Sunday 30 September 10am – CANTOR

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Year of Mark

Num 11:25-29; James 5:1-6; Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 Whoever is not against us is for us 

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  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • 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.
  • Hymns: TIS 59 All people that on earth do dwell OLD 100TH; TIS 465 My God accept my heart this day tune 514, BELMONTTIS 581(i) Just as I am, without one plea SAFFRON WALDEN
  • Organ Prelude: Récit de Hautbois – Louis Lefébure-Wely (1817-1869)
  • Organ Offertorium: Prelude in ‘g’ minor – Johannes Barend Litzau (1822-1893)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fanfare (for St Michael) – Guy Eldridge (1904-1976)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 23 September 10am – CHOIR

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Year of Mark

Wis 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 jesus_preaching

  • Mass setting: Messe Basse (Fauré)
  • Motet: Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)
  • Communio: (Ps 118) Tu mandasti mandata tua custodiri nimis: utinam dirigantur viae meae, ad custodiendas iustificationes tuas. You have ordered your commandments be kept diligently; O, that my ways may be guided towards the keeping of your statutes.
  • Hymns: TIS 598 Dear Father, lord of humankind REPTON; TIS 581(i) Just as I am, without one plea SAFFRON WALDEN
  • Organ Prelude: Adagio – W. Mozart (1756-1791)
  • Organ Offertorium: A Poyncte – Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
  • Organ Voluntary: Tuba Tune – Craig S. Lang (1891-1971)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 16 September 10am – CHOIR

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Year of Mark

Is 50:5-9; James 2:14-18; Mk 8:27-35 You are the Christ. The Son of man is destined to suffer grievously

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  • Mass setting: Missa Brevis in F (Andrea Gabrieli)
  • Motet: I was glad* (C.H.H. Parry)
  • Communio: (Matt. 6:24Qui 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.
  • Hymns: TIS 59 All people that on earth do dwell OLD 100TH; Jesus my Lord, my God my all EUCHARIST
  • Organ Prelude: Musette (from Organ Concerto) – G.F. Handel (1685-1759)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘A’ – Alan Ridout (1934-1996)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fugue in ‘D’ BWV 532 – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*I was glad when they said unto me: We will go into the house of the Lord.
Our feet shall stand in thy gates: O Jerusalem.
Jerusalem is built as a city: that is at unity in itself.
O pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.
Peace be within thy walls: and plenteousness within thy palaces.

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Sunday 9 September 10am – CANTOR

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Year of Mark

Is 35.4-7, James 2.1-5, Mk 7.31-37 He makes the deaf hear and the dumb speak 

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  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio:  Vovete, et reddite Domino Deo vestro, omnes qui in circuiti eius affertis munera: terrabili, et ei qui aufert spiritum principum: terribili apud omnes reges terrae Make vows to the Lord your God, and accomplish them, all you who gather around Him to present offerings; to the awesome God who takes away the life of princes; he is greatly feared by all the kings of the earth.
  • Hymns: TIS 211 (i) Jesu lover of my soul ABERYSTWYTH; TIS 585 I heard the voice of Jesus say KINGSFOLD; TIS 145 The king of love my shepherd is DOMINUS REGIT ME
  • Organ Prelude: Church Prelude 2 – Alfred E. Floyd (1877-1974)
  • Organ Offertorium: Trio in ‘E’ – Jacques Lemmens (1823-1881)
  • Organ Voluntary: Carillon – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 2 September 10am – CHOIR

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Year of Mark

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 


  • Mass setting: Missa Christum Regem Adoremus (G. Tipping)
  • Motet: Ach, arme Welt* (Brahms)
  • Communio: 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.
  • Hymns: TIS 242 Lord of the dance LORD OF THE DANCE; O breathe on me, Breath of God ST COLUMBA
  • Organ Prelude: Communion – Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)
  • Organ Offertorium: Praeludium – Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata (1627) – Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

1. *Ach, arme Welt, du trügest mich,
ja, das bekenn’ ich eigentlich,
und kann dich doch nicht meiden.

2. Du falsche Welt, du bist nicht wahr,
dein Schein vergeht, das weiß ich zwar,
mit Weh’ und großem Leiden.

3. Dein’ Ehr’, dein Gut, du arme Welt,
im Tod, in rechten Nöten fehlt,
dein Schatz ist eitel falsches Geld,
dess hilf mir, Herr, zum Frieden.

1. You, poor world, delude me,
yes, I confess,
I still cannot deny you. 

2. You false world, with grief and sorrow I know you are not true. Your glories fade with great woe and suffering.

Your honour, goodness, you poor world; ,in death, in dire distress are nothing. Your treasure vain and falsely wrought. Lord, give me peace eternal.

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