Sunday 24 September 10am – CHOIR

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Year of Matthew

Is 55-6-9. 7-9; Phil 1.20-24,27; Mt 20.1-16

  • Mass setting: Mass for Four Voices (Byrd)
  • Motet: Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace* ( S.S. Wesley)
  • Communio: (Gregorian. Ps. 118,4-5) 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: What does the Lord Require SHARPETHORNE; Just as I am SAFFRON WALDEN
  • Organ Prelude: Cantilena – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fugue in ‘g’ minor – Guillaume Lasceux (1740-1831)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Emeritus Organist: Edward Theodore

DoM: Noel Debien

*Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee. The darkness is no darkness with Thee, but the night is as clear as the day. The darkness and the light to Thee are both alike. God is light and with Him is no darkness at all. Oh let my soul live and it shall praise Thee. For Thine is the Kingdom, the power and the glory, for evermore.

Sunday 17 September 10am – CHOIR

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Year of Matthew

Sir 27:30—28:7; Rom 14:7-9; Mt 18:21-35

  • Mass setting: Mass in F (Sumsion)
  • Motet: Laetatus sum* (Isaac)
  • Communio: Tollite hostias, et introite in atria eius: adorate Dominum in aula sancta eius. Bring up your sacrifices and come into his courts; adore the Lord in his holy temple.
  • Hymns: Dear Father, Lord of humankind REPTON; My God accept my heart this day BELMONT
  • Organ Prelude: Verse for the (Double) Organ – Christopher Gibbons (1615-1676)
  • Organ Voluntary: Basse de Trompette – Louis Marchand (1669-1732)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Organist Emeritus: Edward Theodore

DoM: Noel Debien

*Alleluia! Laetatus sum in his quae dicta sunt mihi:
In domum Domini ibimus.
Stantes erant pedes nostri, in atriis tuis, Hierusalem.

Alleluia! 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.