Saturday 26 March 7pm – CHOIR

Solemn Easter Vigil

Gen 1 with psalm 103; Ex 14 with Ex 15; Is 55 with Is 12; Rom 6.3-11 with psalm 117; Lk 24: 1-12Dum_Transisset_Easter

The Service of Light

  • Solemn Exultet
  • Mass settings: Missa de Angelis (Gregorian), Mass Shalom (Smith)

The Liturgy of the Word

  • Readings and Psalms: Sicut cervus Like the deer that yearns for running streams (Palaestrina)
  • Gospel Acclamation: triple plainsong

The Liturgy of Baptism

  • Motet: Vidi Aquam – I saw water (Ross)

The Liturgy of the Eucharist

  • Motet (Communio): Greater Love (Ireland)
  • Hymns: Lord enthroned in heavenly Splendour BRYN CALFARIA, TIS 386 By your kingly pow’r O risen Lord RUGGIERO
  • Solemn dismissal with double Alleluia
  • Organ Voluntary: A Voluntary for Easter – Douglas Guest (1916-1996)

Organist: Bransby Byrne