Sunday 2 October 10am – CHOIR

Patronal Festival of St Francis (transferred)

Gal 1:13-24, Lk 10:38-42


  • 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 – composed for and dedicated to our parish of St Francis)
  • Motet: For the Beauty of the Earth (Rutter)
  • Communio: (from the Seraphic Missal) Non sunt condigne passiones huius temporis ad futuram gloriam, quae revelabitur in nobis The sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed to us
  • Hymns: TIS 100 All creatures of our God and King; CWBII 555 Make me a channel of your peace
  • Organ Prelude: Andantino poco allegretto – Cesar Franck (1822-1890)
  • Organ Offertorium: Quinto Tono – Anonymous Portugese Composer
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata Giocosa – Ian Hunt (b. 1971)

Organist: Bransby Byrne