Sunday 19 November 10am – CHOIR

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Year of Matthew

Prv 31.10-13, 19-20, 30-31; 1Thes 5.1-6; Mt 25.14-30


  • Mass setting: Missa Brevis in F (A. Gabrieli)
  • Motet: De profundis (Palestrina) De profundis clamavi ad te, Domine; Domine, exaudi vocem meam. Out of the deep have I called unto thee, O Lord: Lord, hear my voice.
  • Communio:  Domine, quinque talenta tradidisti mihi: ecce alia quinque superlucratus sum. Euge serve fidelis quia in pauca fuisti fidelis, supra multa te constituam, intra in gaudium Domini tui. “Lord, you delivered five talents unto me; behold, I have gained five more.” – “Well done, good and faithful servant; because you have been faithful over a little, I will set you over much; enter into the joy of your Lord.”
  • Hymns: TIS 192 Christ is the world’s redeemer MOVILLE; TIS 442i All praise to our redeeming Lord NEWINGTON
  • Organ Prelude: Jesu, meine Freude BWV 610 (J.S. Bach, 1685-1750)
  • Organ Offertorium: In Thee, Lord, have I put my trust (Friedrich Zachau, 1663-1712)
  • Organ Voluntary: Allein Gott in der Hoh’ sei Ehr’ (Georg Michael Telemann, 1748-1841)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 12 November 10am – CANTOR

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Year of Matthew

Wis 6:12-16; 1 Thes 4:13-18 or 4:13-14; Mt 25:1-13 Keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour 

Shannon, Charles Haslewood, 1863-1937; The Wise and Foolish Virgins

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: Quinque prudentes virgines acceperunt oleum in vasis suis cum lampadibus: media autem nocte clamor factus est: ecce sponsus venit: exite obviam Christo Domino. The five wise virgins took oil in flasks with their lamps; at midnight there was a cry: “Behold, the bridegroom is here; come out to meet Christ the Lord.”
  • Hymns: TIS 134 Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven  PRAISE, MY SOUL; TIS 503 Robe yourself, my soul, in gladness SCHMÜCKE DICH
  • Organ Prelude: Ricercare cromatico per organo (Tarquinio Merula, 1590-1665)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude (Charles Alexis Chauvet, 1837-1871)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccatina for Flute (Pietro Yon, 1886-1943)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 5 November 10am – CHOIR

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Year of Matthew

Mal 1:14b—2:2b, 8-10; 1 Thes 2:7b-9, 13; Mt 23:1-12 Whoever exalts themselves will be humbled, and whoever humbles themselves will be exalted Sieger Koder Jesus washing feet

  • Mass setting: Mass for four voices (A. Lotti)
  • Motet: Hear the Voice and Prayer (Tallis)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Ps 15) Notas mihi fecisti vias vitae: adimplebis me laetititia cum vultu tuo, Domine You have made know unto me the ways of life; you will fill me with joy at the sight of your countenance O Lord.
  • Hymns: TIS 416 Great God, your spirit, like the wind JERUSALEM; TIS 641 This is my will, my one command SUANTRAI 

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 29 October 10am – VISITING CHOIR & CANTOR

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Year of Matthew

Ex 22.20-26, 1 Thess 1.5-10, Mt 22.34-40 The greatest commandmentGood-Samaritan

  • Mass Setting: Missa Brevis (Brett McKern, commissioned by and composed for The Brabyn Singers 2017)
  • Motet: Prayer of St Francis (Marc Chapman)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, ps 19) Laetabimur in salutari tuo: et in nomini Domini Dei nostri magnificabimur We shall rejoice in your salvation; and in the name of the lord our God we shall place our pride
  • Hymns: TIS 217 Love divine, all loves excelling (tune: TIS 590 BLAENWERN); TIS 572 O Thou who camest from above HEREFORD
  • Organ Prelude: Fugato Op. 63 No. 4 (Georg Goltermann, 1824-1898)
  • Organ Offertorium: Plain-Chant for Communion (Eugène Gigoult, 1844-1924)
  • Organ Postlude: Scherzo in ‘g’ minor (Enrico Bossi, 1861-1925)

Choir: This week there will be a visiting choir, the Brabyn Singers, conducted by Bransby Byrne.

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 22 October 10am – CHOIR

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Year of Matthew

Is 45.1,4-6; 1Thes 1.1-5; Mt 22.15-21


  • Mass setting: Missa Alme Pater (A.Millington)
  • Motet: Give Almes of all thy Goods (Christopher Tye): Give almes of thy goods, and turn never thy face from any poor man, and then the face of the Lord shall not be turned away from thee.
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Ps 8) Domine Dominus noster, quam admirabile est nomen tuum in universa terra O Lord our governor, how admirable is your name in all the earth
  • Hymns: TIS 103 A Mighty fortress is our God EIN FESTE BURG; TIS 665 Jesus Christ is waiting NOËL NOUVELET
  • Organ Prelude: Verse 1 (Peter Hurford, b 1930)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘Ab” (Cornelius Bryan, 1773-1840)
  • Organ Voluntary: Cornet Voluntary (William Walond, 1725-1770)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 15 October 10am – CHOIR

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Year of Matthew

Is 25.6-10, Phil 4.12-14, 19-20, Mt 22.1-14 Many are called, but few are chosen The_poor,_the_lame_and_the_blind_called_into_the_supper

  • Mass setting: Mass for 4 voices (Monteverdi) 
  • Motet: Cantate Domino (Pitoni) Cantate Domino canticum novum; laus eius in ecclesia sanctorum. Laetetur Israël in eo qui fecit eum, et filii Sion exsultent in rege suo. Sing to the Lord a new song: let His praise be in the church of the saints. Let Israel rejoice in him who made her and let the children of Sion be joyful in their king.
  • 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 266 Wake, awake for night is flying WACHET AUF, TIS 503 Robe yourself my soul in gladness SCHMÜCKE DICH

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 8 October 10am – CANTOR

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Year of Matthew

Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43 Green banner ordinary time

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: In salutari tuo anima mea, et in verbum tuum speravi: quando facies de persequentibus me iudicium? iniqui persecuti sunt me, adiuva me, Domine Deus meus. My soul aspires after your salvation; I hope in your word; when will you judge those who persecute me? The wicked are persecuting me; come to my assistance, 0 Lord my God.
  • Hymns: TIS 457 The Church’s One Foundation AURELIA; TIS 658 Here I am Lord; TIS 315 My eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord BATTLE HYMN
  • Organ Prelude: Hour of Prayer (Don Hustad, 1918-2013)
  • Organ Offertorium: Trio in f# minor (C.H. Trevor, 1895-1976)
  • Organ Voluntary: Trumpet Tune (Georg Philip Telemann, 1681-1767)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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