Music 2017

Music for 2017, Lectionary cycle A (Matthew)

(future entries are suggested music; the schedule may be altered during the year)
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Sunday, 1 January 2017, 10AM Mary, Mother of God CANTOR
Nm 6:22-27; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: Exsulta filia Sion, lauda filia Ierusalem: ecce Rex tuus venit sanctus, et Salvator mundi. Exult, 0 daughter of Zion, sing praises, 0 daughter of Jerusalem; behold, your King is coming, the Holy One, the Saviour of the world.
  • Hymns: TIS 312 Once in Royal David’s City IRBY;  TIS 318 Away in a manager CRADLE SONG; TIS 304 O Come all ye faithful ADESTE FIDELES
  • Organ Prelude: A Carol – Henry Coleman (1886-1964)
  • Organ Offertorium: Trio in f# and c# minor – C.H. Trevor (1895-1976)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fugue in ‘G’ – Johann L. Krebs (1713-1780)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Noel Debien

Sunday, 8 January 2017, 10AM The Epiphany of the Lord CANTOR
Is 60.1-6, Eph 3.2-3,5-6, Mt 2.1-12

  • Mass setting: Mass VIII (de Angelis)
  • Communio: (Gregorian Mt 2.2) Vidimus stellam eius in Oriente, et venimus cum muneribus adorare Dominum We have seen his star in the East and we have come with our gifts, to worship the Lord
  • Hymns: TIS 314 As with gladness men of old DIX; Three Kings from Persian Lands afar (Cornelieus); TIS 316 O little town of Bethlehem FOREST GREEN; TIS 304 O Come all ye faithful ADESTE FIDELES
  • Organ Prelude: “Blessed are ye faithful souls” – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘a’ minor – Christian Schwenke (1767-1822)
  • Organ Voluntary: Epilogue on ‘Dix’ – William Harris (1883-1973)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Noel Debien

Sunday, 15 January 2017 10AM 2nd Sun in Ord. time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR

Is 49:3, 5-6; 1 Cor 1:1-3; Jn 1:29-34

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • 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: O breathe on me, Breath of God ST COLUMBA; TIS 584 Just as I am SAFFRON WALDEN; TIS 512 Bread of the world RENDEZ A DIEU
  • Organ Prelude: Dialogo – Adriano Banchiri (1568-1634)
  • Organ Offertorium: Magnificat: Secundi Toni – G. Fresobaldi (1583-1643)
  • Organ Voluntary: Trumpet Tune (1964) – David Johnson (1922-1987)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Rodney Smith

Sunday, 22 January 2017 10AM 3rd Sun in Ord. time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR

Is 8:23—9:3/1 Cor 1:10-13, 17/Mt 4:12-23

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: Venite post me: faciem vos piscatores hominum: at illi, relictus retibus et navi, secuti sunt Dominum “Follow me; I will make you fishers of men.” Whereupon they, leaving their nets and their boat, followed the Lord.
  • Hymns: TIS 61 Sing All creation ISTE CONFESSOR; TIS 275 Hail to the Lord’s Anointed CRÜGER; TIS 598 Dear Father, Lord of humankind REPTON
  • Organ Prelude: Ave Maris Stella – Verst 1 – Joseph Bonnet (1884-1944
  • Organ Offertorium: My soul doth magnify the Lord – Marcel Dupre (1886-1971)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fugue in ‘f’ minor – Charles Burney (1726-1814

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Michael Payne-Mulcahey

Sunday, 29 January 2017 10AM 4th Sun in Ord. time (A) Year of Matthew VISITING CHOIR
Zep 2:3, 3:12-13; 1 Cor 1:26-31; Mt 5:1-12a

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God

  • Mass setting: Missa in ‘C’ – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
  • Responsorial Psalm: Chant by Lionel Dakers (1924-2003)
  • Gospel Acclamation: Verse chant by Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
  • Motet: Tantum ergo (in ‘Gb’) – Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
  • Communio: Beati mundo corde ( Blessed are the pure in heart)
  • Hymns: TIS 618 What does the Lord require SHARPETHORNE; TIS 448 Blest are the pure in heart FRANCONIA
  • Organ Prelude: Prelude in ‘d’ minor BWV 539 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750
  • Organ Offertorium: Glorificamus te – Nicolas le Bègue (1630-1702)
  • Organ Voluntary: Piece Heroique – Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Noel Debien

Choir: The Brabyn Singers

Sunday, 5 February 2017 10AM 5th Sun in Ord. time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Is 58.7-10, 1 Cor 2.1-5, Mt 5.13-16 Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven

  • Mass setting: Missa Aeterni Christi Munera (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Hail Gladdening Light (Charles Wood) text: Hail! gladdening Light, of His pure glory poured who is th’immortal Father, heavenly, blest,Holiest of Holies-Jesus Christ our Lord! Now we are come to the Sun’s hour of rest; the lights of evening round us shine; we hymn the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit divine! Worthiest art thou at all times to be sung with undefiled tongue, Son of our God, giver of life, alone: Therefore in all the world thy glories, Lord, they own. Amen.
  • Communio: Introibo ad altare Dei, ad Deum qui laetifcat juventum meam. I will go in to the altar of God, to the God who gives joy to my youth.
  • Hymns: TIS 622 Holy Father, God of Might CATHERINE; TIS 497 Let all mortal flesh keep silence PICARDY
  • Organ Prelude: Chorale Prelude on ‘Down Ampney’ – Henry Ley (1887-1962)
  • Organ Offertorium:Trio in ‘G’ – Filippo Cappoci (1840-1911)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fugue No. 5 – François Roberday (1624-1680)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 12 February 2017 10AM 6th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
Sir 15.15-20; 1 Cor 2.6-10; Mt 5.17-37

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, ps 77) Manducaverunt et saturati sunt nimis, et desiderium eorum attulit eis Dominus: non sunt fraudati a desiderio suo. They ate and were fully satisfied; the Lord gave them all that they desired; they were not deprived of their wants
  • Hymns: TIS 102 Praise to the living God LEONI; TIS 699 A new commandment NEW COMMANDMENT; TIS 641 This is my will, my one command SUANTRAI ,
  • Organ Prelude: Capriccio – Johann Froberger (1616-1667)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘D’ – Charles Alexis Chauvet (1837-1871)
  • Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in ‘e’ minor BWV 533 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 19 February 2017 10AM 7th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
 Lev 19.1-2, 17-18; 1Cor 3.16-23; Mt 5.38-48

  • Mass setting: Missa Vidi Speciosam (Victoria)
  • Motet: Beati Quorum Via (StanfordBeati quorum via integra est, qui ambulant in lege Domini. Blessed are the undefiled in the way,who walk in the law of the Lord
  • Communio: Narrabo omnia mirabilia tua: laetabor, et exsulatabo in te: psallam nomini tuo, Altissime. I will relate all your wondrous deeds. I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing to the honour of your name, 0 Most High.
  • Hymns: TIS 341 My song is love unknown; TIS 584 Just as I am
  • Organ Prelude: Méditation-Prière – Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
  • Organ Offertorium: ‘In Thee, Lord, have I put my trust’ – Johann Christian Bach (1642-1703)
  • Organ Voluntary: Psalm Rhapsody – Norman Gilbert (1912-1975)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 26 February 2017 10AM 8th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
 Is 49.14-15; 1Cor 4.1-5; Mt 6.24-34 No one can serve two masters…you cannot serve God and wealth

  • Mass setting: Missa Pater Noster (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: All things bright and beautiful (Rutter)
  • Communio (Gregorian: Mt 6) Primum quaerite regnum Dei, et omnia adicientur vobis, dicit Dominus Seek first the kingdom of God, and all the rest will be given to you in addition says the lord
  • Hymns: TIS 569 Guide me O thou Great Redeemer CWM RHONDDA; TIS 628 In faith and hope and love ARALUEN
  • Organ Prelude: A Voluntary – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
  • Organ Offertorium: Hymnus ‘Christe qui lux’ – John Redford (1486-1547)
  • Organ Voluntary: Sonata No. 1 (4th mvt.) – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Wednesday, 1 March 2017 7PM ASH WEDNESDAY (Lent begins) CHOIR
 Jl 2:12-18; 2Cor 5:20—6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18

This year the choir will visit Holy Family Parish, Lindfield, for a sung Ash Wednesday service.

  • Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme (Gregorian)
  • Motet: In ieiunio et fletu (TallisWeeping and fasting the priests shall pray
  • Hymns: Lent prose Attende Domine, et miserere Hear us O lord, and have mercy

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Sunday, 5 March 2017 10AM 1st Sunday of Lent (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
 Gen 2.7-9, 3.1-7; Rom 5.12-19, Mt 4.1.11

  • Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme (Gregorian)
  • Communio:  Scapulis suis obumbrabit tibi: The Lord will overshadow you with His shoulders, and under His wings you shall trust: His truth shall surround you with a shield.
  • Motet: Remember not Lord our offenses (Purcell)
  • Hymns: Lent prose Attende Domine; TIS 591 Forty days and forty nights HEINLEIN
  • Organ Prelude: Hymn Prelude for Lent (1978) – Dulcie Holland (1913-2000)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘D’ major’ – Henry Heron (c.1730-c.1795)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fugue in ‘g’ minor – Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 12 March 2017 10AM 2nd Sunday of Lent (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
 Gen 12.1-4; 2Tim 1.8-10; Mt 17.1-9

  • Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme (Gregorian)
  • Communio: Visionem quam vidistis, nemini dixeritis, donec a mortuis resurgat Filius hominis. Tell no one about the vision you have seen until the Son of Man has risen from the dead.
  • Hymns: Lent prose Attende Domine; TIS 497 Let all mortal flesh keep silence PICARDY; TIS 203 Fairest Lord ST ELISABETH
  • Organ Prelude: Prelude Grave – Jacques Boyvin (1649-1706)
  • Organ Offertorium: Miniature Myxolidian – Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
  • Organ Voluntary: Cortège – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 19 March 2017 10AM 3rd Sunday of Lent (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
 Ex 17.3-7; Rom.1-2,5-8; Jn 4.5-42

  • Mass setting: Deus genitor alme (Gregorian mass XVIII)
  • Motet: O how amiable are thy dwellings (Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
  • Communio: Qui biberit aquam, quam ego do, dicit Dominus Samiratanae, fiet in eo fons aquae salientis in vitam aeternam “Whosoever drinks the water that I shall offer”, said the Lord to the Samaritan woman, “shall have within them a spring of water welling up unto eternal life.”
  • Hymns: Lent prose Attende DomineTIS 499 Lord Jesus, joy of loving hearts HEREFORD
  • Organ Prelude: Canzonetta on ‘Horsley’ – Eric Thiman (1900-1975)
  • Organ Offertorium: Agnus Dei – François Couperin (1668-1733)
  • Organ Voluntary: Adagio in ‘E’ major – Frank Bridge (1879-1941)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 26 March 2017 10AM 4th Sunday of Lent (LAETARE) CHOIR
 1 Sam 16.1,6-7,10-13; Eph 5.8-14, Jn 9.1-41

  • Mass setting: Missa Orbis Factor (Victoria)
  • Motet: Rejoice in the Lord Alway (Henry Purcell)
  • Communio: Lutum fecit ex sputo Dominus, et linivit oculos meos, et abii, et lavi, et vidi, et credidi Deo. The Lord made some clay with his spittle, and he spread it over my eyes; and I went forth, I washed myself, I began to see, and I put my faith in God.
  • Hymns: TIS 447 Lord your almighty word MOSCOW; TIS 145 The king of love my shepherd is DOMINUS REGIT ME
  • Organ Prelude: Adagio espressivo – Gustav Merkel (1827-1885)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘C’ – Georg Joseph Vogler (1749-1814)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fugue in ‘d’ minor (‘Fiddle’) BWV 539 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 2 April 2017 10AM 5th Sunday of Lent (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
 Ezek 37.12-14; Rom 8.8-11; Jn 11.1-45 I am the resurrection and the life

  • Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme (Gregorian)
  • Motet: I am the Resurrection and the Life (Gibbons)
  • Communio: Videns Dominus flentes sorores Lazari ad monumentum…When the Lord saw the sisters of Lazarus in tears near the tomb, he wept in the presence of the Jews and cried: “Lazarus, come forth.” And out he came, hands and feet bound, the man who had been dead for four days.
  • Hymns: Lent prose Attende DomineTIS 637 Lord of the living, in your name assembled ISTE CONFESSOR
  • Organ Prelude: Christe – Giovanni Fasiolo (c. 1600-c.1664, Franciscan Monk)
  • Organ Offertorium: O Lord, turn not away Thy face – George Dyson (1883-1964)
  • Organ Voluntary: Erbarm’ dich mein, O Herre Gott (BWV 721) – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 9 April 2017 10AM Palm Sunday CHOIR
At the blessing of Palms: Mt 21.1-11,
At the mass of the day: Is 50.4-7; Phil 2.6-11; Mt 26.14-27.66

  • Introit Hosanna filio David Hosanna to the Son of David (plainsong)
  • Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme
  • Motets:
  • Communio: Pater, si non potest hic calix transire Father, if this cup cannot pass away unless I drink it, thy will be done.
  • Hymns: TIS 333 All Glory, Praise and Honour ST THEODULPH, TIS 341 My song is love unknown LOVE UNKNOWN
  • Organ Prelude: Hail to Thee Blessed Jesu – Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
  • Organ Offertorium: O Sacred Head – Karl Heinrich Zöllner (1792-1836)
  • Organ Voluntary: Valet will ich dir geben (BWV 736) –  J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 7PM Tenebrae and Reconciliation Ensemble
  • Introit: Thou knowest Lord (Henry Purcell)
  • Hymn: If thou but suffer God to guide thee

During the extinction of lights:

  • Motets:
    • In monte oliveti (Mariano Garau)
    • I am the resurrection (William Croft)
    • Crux Fidelis (John IV of Portugal)

During the 2nd rite of Reconciliation: 

  • Motet: Excerpt from “The Lamentations of Jeremiah” (Tomas Luis de Victoria)

Ensemble Luceat, directed by Edmond Park

Thursday, 13 April 2017 7PM Maundy Thursday  CHOIR
Ex.12.1-8, 11-14; 1Cor. 11.23-26; Jn 13.1-15

  • Mass Setting: Mass for Five voices (William Byrd 1540-1623); Gloria: Mass VIII (de Angelis)  
  • Motets: (during the mandatum) Ubi Caritas Where there is Charity and love (Maurice Duruflé); (during communion) O Sacrum Convivium (TallisO sacred banquet in which Christ is received; (during the adoration) Ave verum corpus (Orlando di Lassus 1530-1594)
  • Communio: (Gregorian) Hoc corpus quod pro vobis tradetur This is my body which is given up for you
  • Hymns: TIS 341 My song is love unknown LOVE UNKNOWN; TIS 434 Where there is charity and love JEREMY
  • Procession to the altar of repose: Pange lingua Sing my tongue (plainsong)
  • Organ Prelude: O Sacred Head – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Friday, 14 April 2017 3PM Good Friday  CHOIR
Is 52.13-53.12; Heb 4.14-16,5.7-9; Jn 18.1-19 -19.42

The organ will be silent to encourage reflection.

    • Silence during the prostration
    • Veneration of the cross:
      • The Improperia (Victoria)*
      • O Bone Jesu** (Robert Parsons 1535-1571)
    • Ante-Communio: Civitas sancti (W. Byrd)
    • Hymns: O Sacred Head sore wounded (Passion chorale)
Saturday, 15 April 2017 7PM Solemn Easter Vigil CHOIR
Gen 1; psalm 103; Ex 14 with ex 15; Isaiah 55 with Is 12; Rom 6.3-11 with psalm 117; Lk 24: 1-12

The Service of Light

  • Solemn Exultet
  • Mass: Mass VIII (de Angelis)

The Liturgy of the Word

  • Readings and Psalms
  • Gospel Acclamation: triple plainsong

The Liturgy of Baptism and Confirmation

  • Motet: Vidi aquam (Ross) I saw water flowing forth from the temple on the right side, alleluia.

The Liturgy of the Eucharist

  • Motet: Greater Love (John Ireland)
  • Hymn: TIS 386 By your kingly power O risen Lord RUGGIERO
  • Solemn dismissal with double Alleluia
  • Organ Prelude: Jesu, Name above all names – Johann Walther (1684-1748)
  • Organ Offertorium: Verse on the 1st tone – Giovanni M. Trabacci (c.1575-1647)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata in ‘g’ minor – Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 16 April 2017 10AM Mass of Easter Day CHOIR
Acts 10.34,37-43; Col 3.1-4; Jn 20.1-9

  • Mass setting: Missa Brevis in F KV192 (Mozart)
  • Psalm: This is the day (Willcock)
  • Gospel Acclamation: triple plainsong
  • Motets:
    • (during lustration) Vidi aquam (Ross) I saw water flowing forth from the temple on the right side, alleluia.
    • (during the dedication) I was glad*(Parry)
    • (during communion) Greater Love** (John Ireland)
  • Hymns: TIS 360 Light’s reddening dawn gleams through the sky LASST UNS ERFREUEN; TIS 520 Lord enthroned in heavenly Splendour tune TIS 611 BRYN CALFARIA; TIS 386 By your kingly power, O risen Lord RUGGIERO
  • Solemn dismissal with double Alleluia
  • Organ Prelude: Easter Prelude – Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
  • Organ Offertorium: Jesus Christ, our Saviour – Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
  • Organ Voluntary: Marche Triomphale – Theodore Dubois (1837-1924)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 23 April 2017 10am 2nd Sunday of Easter (Quasimodo) CANTOR
Acts 2:42-47; 1Pt 1:3-9; Jn 20.19-31

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom
  • Communio: (Gregorian Jn 20.27) Mitte manum tuam, et cognosce loca clavorum alleluia, et noli esse incredulus, sed fidelis alleluia, alleluia. Stretch forth your hand and feel the place where the nails were, alleulia, and be not doubtful but believing, alleluia, alleluia.
  • Hymns: CWB 449 Alleluia, sing to Jesus HYFRYDOL; TIS 520 Lord enthroned in heavenly Splendour tune TIS 611 BRYN CALFARIA; CWB 507 Humbly we adore thee ADORO TE
  • Organ Prelude: Symphonie 4 (3rd mvt. Andante) – Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)
  • Organ Offertorium: Praised be You, Jesus Christ – Gustav Merkel (1827-1885)
  • Organ Voluntary: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Georg Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 30 April 2017 10am 3rd Sunday of Easter VISITING CHOIR
Acts 2.14, 22-23, 1Pt 1.17-21; Lk 24.13-35

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

  • Mass setting: Mass in the Dorian Mode – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
  • Motet: ‘O pray for the peace of Jerusalem’ – Herbert Howells
  • Communio: Surrexit Dominus, et apparuit Petro, alleluia. The Lord has risen and has appeared to Peter, alleluia.
  • Hymns: Lord Jesus, joy of loving hearts HEREFORD; Strengthen for service ACH GOTT UND HERR
  • Organ Prelude: Air – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
  • Organ Offertorium: Prelude on ‘St Peter’ – Craig Sellar Lang (1891-1971)
  • Organ Voluntary: Carillon ‘O Filii et Filiae’ – Richard Keys Biggs (1886-1962)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 7 May 2017 10am 4th Sunday of Easter CHOIR
Acts 2.14, 36-41; 1Pt 1.20-25; Jn 10.1-10

  • Mass setting: Missa Aeterna Christi Munera (Palestrina)
  • Motet: Surrexit pastor bonus (Palestrina)
  • Communio: (Gregorian Jn 10.14) Ego sum pastor bonus, alleluia: et cognosco oves meas, et cognoscunt me meae, alleluia, alleluia. I am the Good shepherd says the Lord. I know my sheep and my own know me, alleluia, alleluia.
  • Hymns: TIS 59 All people that on earth do dwell OLD 100TH; TIS 145 The king of love my shepherd is DOMINUS REGIT ME
  • Organ Prelude: Aria – Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
  • Organ Offertorium: Pausa – Conrad Paumann (1410-1473)
  • Organ Voluntary: Òffertoire ‘O Filii et Filiae’ – Jean Dandrieu (1681/2?-1738)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 14 May 2017 10am 5th Sunday of Easter CANTOR
Acts 6.1-7; 1Pt 2.4-9; Jn 14.1-12

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: Tanto tempore vobiscum sum et non cognovistis me? Philippe, qui videt me, videt et Patrem, alleluia. Non credis quia ego in Patre, et Pater in me est? Alleluia, alleluia. Have I been with you so long, and yet you do not know me? Philip, he who sees me, sees the Father. Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? Alleluia, alleluia.
  • Hymns: I know that my Redeemer Lives DUKE STREET; TIS 535 I am the bread of life BREAD OF LIFE; Alleluia Sing to Jesus HYFRYDOL
  • Organ Prelude: Récit de Nazard – Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749)
  • Organ Offertorium: Trio in ‘D’ – Jacques Lemmens (1823-1881)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fanfare – Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 21 May 2017 10am 6th Sunday of Easter CHOIR
Acts 8.5-8; 1 Pet 3.15-18; Jn 14.15-21 If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

  • Mass setting: Missa Ave Regina Caelorum (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: If ye love Me (Tallis)
  • Communio: (Gregorian): Non vos relinquiam orphanos: veniam ad vos iterum, Alleluia: et gaudebit cor vestrum, Alleluia. I will not leave you orphans: I go away and I come unto you, and your heart shall rejoice alleluia
  • Hymns: Love Divine, all loves excelling tune BLAENWERN; Soul of my Saviour ANIMA CHRISTI
  • Organ Prelude: Air’ – Derek Holman(b. 1931)
  • Organ Offertorium: Adagio in ‘C’ – John Travers (1703-1758)
  • Organ Voluntary: Chromatic Fugue (from Sonata 4) – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 28 May 2017 10am Ascension (transferred) CHOIR
Acts 1.1-11; Eph 1.17-23; Lk 24.46-53

  • Mass setting: Missa Ascendo ad Patrem (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Caelos ascendit hodie (Charles Villiers Stanford) Today Jesus Christ the king of glory ascends into the heavens 
  • Communio:  Data est mihi omnis potestas in caelo et in terra, alleluia: euntes, docete omnes gentes, baptizantes eos in nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus Sancti, alleluia. All power has been given to me in heaven and on earth, alleluia; go therefore and teach all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, alleluia.
  • Hymns: TIS 369 Hail the day that sees him rise CHISLEHURST, Lord enthroned in Heavenly Splendour tune BRYN CALFARIA
  • Organ Prelude: Majesty of Christ, L’Ascension 1 – Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
  • Organ Offertorium: Fauxbourdon – Antonio de Cabezón (1510-1566)
  • Organ Voluntary: Heut’ triumphiret Gottes Sohn  BWV 630 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1659-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday 4 June 2017 10AM Pentecost  CHOIR
Acts 2.1-11; 1 Cor 12.3-7; 12-13 ; Jn 20.19-23

  • Mass setting: Missa Papae Marcelli (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Dum Complerentur (Palaestrina)
  • Sequence: Holy Spirit, God of Light
  • Communio: (Gregorian) Factus est repente de caelos sonus advenientis spiritus vehementis, ubi erant sedentes, alleluia: et repleti sunt omnes Spiritu Sancto, loquentes magnalia Dei, alleluia The sound of gushing wind came suddenly from heaven where they were sitting: Alleluia! And they were filled with the Holy Spirit, speaking all the great wonders of God: Alleluia!
  • Hymns: TIS 398 Come Down, O Love Divine DOWN AMPNEY; TIS 572(ii) O Thou who camest from above HEREFORD
  • Organ Prelude: Intonazione 1 Tono – Andrea Gabrieli (1510-1589)
  • Organ Offertorium: Prélude du Premier Ton – Nicolas Gigault (1625-1707)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fantasia: Come Holy Ghost BWV 651 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1659-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 11 June 2017 10am Trinity Sunday CANTOR
Ex 34.4-6, 8-9; 2Cor 13.11-13; Jn 3.16-18

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Tob 12.6) Benedicimus Deum caeli, et coram omnibus viventibus confitebimur ei; quia fecit nobiscum misericordiam suam Let us bless the God of Heaven and utter His praises before all who live; for He has dealt with us according to His mercy
  • Hymns: TIS 100 All Creatures of our God and King, TIS 405 O Spirit of the Living God, TIS 140 Firmly I believe and truly
  • Organ Prelude: Prélude 4 – Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘d’ minor – Johann C. H. Rinck (1770-1846)
  • Organ Voluntary: Sonata per Organo – Giovanni Battista Bassani (1657-1716)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 18 June 2017 10am Corpus Christi CHOIR
Deut 8.2-3, 14-16; 1Cor 10.16-17; Jn 6.51-58

  • Mass setting: Missa Aeterna Christi Munera (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Alleluia. Cognoverunt discipuli (William Byrd)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, John 6.57) Qui manducat carnem meam, et bibit sanguinem meum, in me manet, et ego in eo dicit Dominus Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in them says the Lord.
  • Hymns: Sweet Sacrament Divine DIVINE MYSTERIES, CWBII 164 Soul of my Saviour ANIMA CHRISTI
  • Organ Prelude: Blessed Jesu, at Thy word we are gathered BWV 731 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1659-1750)
  • Organ Offertorium: Gott Des Himmels – Peter Hurford (b. 1930)
  • Organ Voluntary: Alleluyas – Simon Preston (b. 1938)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 25 June 2017 10AM 12th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Jer 20:10-13; Rom 5:12-15; Mt 10:26-33

  • Mass setting: Mass in F (Harold Darke)
  • Motet: O Taste and See (R. Vaughan Williams)
  • Communio: Quod dico vobis in tenebris, dicite in lumine, dicit Dominus: et quod in aure auditis, praedicate super tecta. “That which I tell you in the dark, utter in the light”, says the Lord; “and that which you hear whispered into your ear, proclaim upon the housetops”.
  • Hymns: TIS 192 Christ is the world’s Redeemer MOVILLE; TIS 197 God’s son came to bless us GOTTES SOHN IST KOMMEN
  • Organ Prelude: Chorale Prelude on ‘Melcombe’ – Charles H. H. Parry (1848-1918)
  • Organ Offertorium: Pange lingua 1 – Giovanni B. Fasolo (c.1600 – c.1664, Franciscan Monk)
  • Organ Voluntary: Litanies – Jehan Alain (1911-1940)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday, 2 July 2017 10AM 13th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
2Kgs 4:8-11, 14-16a; Rom 6:3-4, 8-11; Mt 10:37-42

  • Mass setting: Mass in F (H. Sumsion
  • Motet: Qui vult venire post me (Sweelinck)
  • Communio: Christus resurgens ex mortuis jam non moritur, alleluia. Mors illi ultra non dominabitur, alleluia alleluia. Christ, rising from the dead, dies now no more, alleluia; death shall no longer have any dominion over him, alleluia, alleluia.
  • Hymns: TIS 641 This is my will, my one command SUANTRAI; TIS 598 Dear Father, Lord of humankind REPTON
  • Organ Prelude: Our Father in heaven – J. Weinmann (d. 1542)
  • Organ Offertorium: Ave Maris Stella – verse 2 – Joseph Bonnet (1884-1944)
  • Organ Voluntary: March in ‘G’ – Henry Smart (1813-1879)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 9 July 2017 10AM 14th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
Zec 9.9-10; Rom 8.9,11-13; Mt 11.25-30

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio (Gregorian): Gustate et videte, quoniam suavis est Dominus: beatus vir qui sperat in eo Taste and see the goodness of the Lord: Blessed is the man who hopes in the Lord
  • Hymns: TIS 111 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (Lobe den Herren), TIS 571 Forth in your name
  • Organ Prelude: Prelude on ‘Pange lingua’ – Alexandre Boëly (1785-1858)
  • Organ Offertorium: Pax vobiscum – H. Elliot Button (1861-1925)
  • Organ Voluntary: Praeludium und Fuge in ‘D’ – Diedrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 16 July 2017 10AM 15th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Is 55.10-11, Rom 8.18-23, Mat 13.1-23

  • Mass setting: Missa Alme Pater (A. Millington)
  • Motet: Cantique de Jean Racine (Faure)
  • Communio: Passer invenit sibi domum, et turtur nidum, ubi reponat pullos suos: altaria tua Domine virtutum, Rex meus, et Deus meus: beati qui habitant in domo tua, in saeculum saeculi laudabunt te The sparrow has found her a house and the swallow a nest where she may lay her young; close to the side of your altars, O LORD of hosts, my King and my God. Happy are they who dwell in your house! They will always be praising you
  • Hymns : TIS 447 Lord your almighty word; TIS 480 My God accept my heart this day BELMONT
  • Organ Prelude: Diapason Movement – Maurice Greene (1659-1750)
  • Organ Offertorium: My soul doth magnify the Lord – Johann Walther (1684-1748)
  • Organ Voluntary: Sortie ‘Adoramus in æternum’ – Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 23 July 2017 10AM 16th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Wis 12.13, 16-19; Rom 8.26-27; Mt 13.24-43

  • Mass setting: Missa Brevis (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Beati mundo corde (W. Byrd)
  • Communio (Gregorian): Acceptabis sacrificium justitiae, oblationes et holocausta, super altare tuum, Domine Then you will be pleased with the sacrifice of righteousness, with oblations and burnt offerings over your altar O Lord.
  • Hymns: TIS 111; TIS 134
  • Organ Prelude: Voluntary on a theme of Orlando Gibbons – Alfred E. Floyd (1877-1974)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude – Cesar Franck (1822 – 1890)
  • Organ Voluntary: Voluntary in ‘G’ – John Stanley (1713-1786)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 30 July 2017 10AM 17th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12; Rom 8.26-27; Mt 13.24-43 The Kingdom of heaven

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio (Gregorian): Simile est regnum caelorum homini negatiotori, quaerenti bonas margaritas: inventa una pretiosa margarita Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking precious pearls. When he had found one pearl of great price, he sold all he had, and made it his own.
  • Hymns: Breaking Bread 374 City of God (accompaniment # 105), B.B. 302 Gather us in (accompaniment # 165)
  • Organ Prelude: Kyrie eleison – Francois Couperin (1668-1733)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘d’ minor – William Hine (1687-1730)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata in ‘F’    BWV 540 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 6 August 2017 10AM The Transfiguration of the Lord CHOIR
Dn 7:9-10, 13-14; 2Pt 1:16-19; Mt 17:1-9

  • Mass setting: Missa Papae Marcelli (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: TBA
  • Communio:
  • Hymns: Breaking Bread 325 Gift of finest wheat (accompaniment # 168), BB 673 Turn to me (accompaniment # 572)
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 13 August 2017 10AM 19th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
1Kgs 19.9,11-13; Rom 9.1-5; Mt 14.22-23 Command me to to come to you over the water

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: (Gregorian) Panem de caelo dedisti nobis, Domine, habentum omne delectamentum in se, et omnem saporem suavitis You gave us the bread of heaven, having in it all that is delicious, and the sweetness of every taste.
  • Hymns: TIS 598 Dear Father, Lord of humankind (Repton), TIS 16 Do not be afraid ( Willcock)*, TIS 464 Seek O seek the Lord* (tune: Venantius)
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 20 August 2017 10AM 20th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Is 56.1,6-7; Rom 11.13-15, 29-32; Mt 15.21-28

  • Mass setting: Missa Ave Regina Coelorum (Victoria)
  • Motet: O Bone Pastor (O Good Shepherd: Thomas Tallis)
  • Communio:
  • Hymns: TIS 804 Shepherd of Souls, TIS 802 Sing a new Song (tune: Venantius)*
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 27 August 2017 10AM 21st Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Is 22.19-23; Rom 11.33-36; Mt 16.13-20

  • Mass setting: Missa Tu es Petrus (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Tu es Petrus (Maurice Duruflé)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Ps 103:13-15) De Fructu operum tuorum… The earth will be satisfied by the work of your hands O Lord, as you bring forth bread from the land and wine to gladden our hearts; oil to make our faces shine, and bread to strengthen our hearts
  • Hymns: TIS 457 (CWB 819) The Church’s one Foundation (tune: Aurelia), TIS 446 Glorious thinigs of you are spoken
    ( tune: Abbot’s Leigh)
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 3 September 2017 10AM 22nd Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Jer 20.7-9; Rom 12.1-2; Mt 16.21-27

  • Mass Setting: Missa Orbis Factor (Gregorian)
  • Motet: Greater love hath no man (John Ireland)
  • Communion (Gregorian Mt 16.24): Qui vult venire post me…. If a man wishes to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me
  • Hymns: TIS Take up your cross 583 (tune: O Jesu Christ, Meins lebens licht), TIS 501 Sing My tongue the Saviour’s glory
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 10 September 2017 10AM 23rd Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
Ez 33. 7-9; Rom 13.8-10; Mat 18.15-20

  • Mass setting: Mass of Christ the redeemer (B.F. Kirkpatrick)
  • Communio (Gregorian Ps 75.12,13) Vovete et reddite Domino Deo vestro, omnes qui in circuitu eius affertis munera: terribili, et ei qui aufert spiritum principum: terribili apud omnes reges terrae Make vows to the Lord your God and accomplish them, all who gather around him to present oferings; to the awesome God who takes away the life of princes. He is greatly feared by all the kings of the earth
  • Hymns: TIS 630 Love is the fulfilling (Love is the fulfilling), TIS 437 Blessed Jesus at your word (Leibster Jesu)
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 17 September 2017 10AM 24th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Sir 27:30—28:7; Rom 14:7-9; Mt 18:21-35

  • Mass setting: TBA
  • Motet: TBA
  • Communio:
  • Hymns:
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 24 September 2017 10AM 25th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
 Is 55-6-9. 7-9; Phil 1.20-24,27; Mat 20.1-16

  • Mass setting: Mass in A (Harold Darke)
  • 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 that your command be kept diligently; O that my ways may be guided towards the keeping of your statutes
  • Hymns: TIS What does the Lord Require (Sharpethorne), TIS Seek O Seek the Lord* (Venantius)
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 1 October 2017 10AM 26th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
 Ezek 18.25-28, Phil 2.1-11 Mat 21.28-32

  • Mass setting: Missa Brevis (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Teach me O Lord ( William Byrd )
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Ps 118.49-50) Memento verbi tui servo tuo, Domine in quo mihi spem dedisti: haec me consolata est in humiltate 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 598 Dear Father, Lord of Humankind (Repton), TIS 534 Love is his word, love is his way (Cresswell)
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 8 October 2017 10am Patronal Festival of St Francis (transferred)  CHOIR
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

  • Mass: Missa Pax et Bonum (Richard Connolly)
  • Motet: Signasti Domine servum tuum Franciscum (Guerrero) Lord, your servant Francis was signed by a most sweet sign of your love and redemption. You have decorated the seraphic father with the marks of your passion. O glorious Francis, intercede with the prayers of your children
  • 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: All creatures of our God and King; Holy God we praise your name (Te Deum)
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 15 October 2017 10AM 28th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
 Is 25.6-10, Phil 4.12-14, 19-20, Mt 22.1-14

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio:
  • Hymns: TBA
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 22 October 2017 10AM 29th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
 Is 45.1,4-6; 1Thes 1.1-5; Mt 22.15-21

  • Mass setting: Mass for 4 voices (Monteverdi) 
  • Motet: Cantate Domino (Pitoni)
  • Communio:
  • Hymns: TIS 618 What does the Lord require? (tune: Sharpethorne), TIS 437 Blessed Jesus at your word (tune: Liebster Jesu)
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 29 October 2017 10AM 30th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
 Ex 22.20-26, 1 Thess 1.5-10, Mt 22.34-40

  • Mass Setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio:
  • Hymns: TIS 103 A Mighty fortress is our God (tune: ein Feste Burg), TIS 630 The Law of Christ (tune: Love is the fulfilling)*
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 5 November 2017 10AM 31st Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Mal 1:14b—2:2b, 8-10; 1 Thes 2:7b-9, 13; Mt 23:1-12

  • Mass setting: TBA
  • Motet:
  • Communio:
  • Hymns:
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 12 November 2017 10AM 32nd Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
 Wis 6:12-16; 1 Thes 4:13-18 or 4:13-14; Mt 25:1-13

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio:
  • Hymns:
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 19 November 2017 10AM 33rd Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
 Prv 31.10-13, 19-20, 30-31; 1Thes 5.1-6; Mt 25 25.14-30

  • Mass setting: Mass of Divine Paradise (Kirkpatrick)
  • Motet: When David heard (Tomkins)
  • Communio:
  • Hymns:
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 26 November 2017 10AM Christ the King CHOIR
 Ez 34:11-12, 15-17; 1Cor 15:20-26, 28; Mt 25:31-46

  • Introit: Dignus est Agnus, qui occisus est, accipere virtutem……The Lamb who is has been slain is worthy to receive power and divinity, and wisdom and strength and honour; let glory and dominion be his forever and ever. Endow the King with your judgement O God, and the King’s son with your justice.
  • Mass setting: TBA
  • Motet: Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Edward Bairstow)
  • Communio (Gregorian, Mt.25.40,24): Amen dico vobis: quod uni ex minimis meis fecistis, mihi fecistis….Amen I say to you: inasmuch as you have done it to the least of these, my brethren, you have done it to me. Come blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the beginning of the world.
  • Hymns TIS 224 All Hail the power of Jesus’ name (tune: Miles Lane), Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour (tune: Bryn Calfaria)
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 3 December 2017 10AM 1st Sunday of Advent (B) Year of Mark CHOIR
 Is 63:16b-17, 19b, 64:2-7; 1Cor 1:3-9; Mk 13:33-37

  • Mass setting: Mass VIII (de Angelis)
  • Motet: TBA
  • Communio: Dominus dabit benignitatem, et terra nostra dabit fructum suum. The Lord will bestow his loving kindness, and our land will yield its fruit.
  • Hymns: Advent prose (Rorate caeli); Lo, He comes with clouds descending HELMSLEY
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 10 December 2017 10AM 2nd Sunday of Advent (B) Year of Mark CANTOR
 Is 10.1-5, 9-11; 2Pt 3.8-14; Mk 1.1-8

  • Mass setting: Missa Simplex
  • Communio (Gregorian,Bar 5.5, 4.36 ): Ierusalem surge, et sta in excelso…. Arise Jerusalem and stand on high; behold the joy that will come to you
  • Hymns: Advent prose (Rorate caeli); On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s cry; TBA
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 17 December 2017 10AM 3rd Sunday of Advent (GAUDETE) CHOIR
 Is 61:1-2a, 10-11; 1Thes 5:16-24; Jn 1:6-8, 19-28

  • Introit: Gaudete in Domino semper… Rejoice in the Lord always….
  • Mass setting: Missa cum iubilo (Gregorian)
  • Motet: Rejoice in the Lord Alway (Purcell)
  • Communio (Gregorian, Is 35.4): Dicite Pusillanimes confortamini…. Say: Take courage you who are fainthearted, and do not fear; behold our God will come and he will save us
  • Hymns: TIS 265 O come, O come Emmanuel (tune: veni Emmanuel), TIS 273 Lo, He comes with clouds descending HELMSLEY
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Sunday, 24 December 2017 10AM 4th Sunday of Advent (B) Year of Mark CHOIR
 2 Sam 7.1-5, 8-12, 14,16; Rom 16.25-27; Lk 1.26-38

  • Mass setting: Mass VIII (de Angelis)
  • Motet: Ave Maria (Hail Mary full of grace) (Biebl)
  • Communio:
  • Hymns: TIS 266 Wake O wake for night is flying (tune: Wachet auf); TIS 302 The angel Gabriel from heaven came GABRIEL’S MESSAGE
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Monday, 25 December 2017 24:00 Midnight Mass of the Nativity CHOIR
Is 62.1-5, Titus 2.11-14, Lk 2.1-4

Carols before the mass (starting 11.30 pm)

  • Introit (Gregorian): Dominus dixit ad me, Filius meus es tu, ego hodie genui te The lord said to me, You are my Son, this day I have begotten you
  • Mass setting: Missa Hodie Christus Natus Est (Palaestrina)
  • Motets: O Magnum Mysterium (Lauridsen); Sussex Carol (John Rutter)
  • Communio (Gregorian, Ps 109): In splendoribus sanctorum, ex utero ante luciferum genui te Amidst the splendours of the heaveanly sanctuary, from the womb, before the moring star, I have begotten you
  • Hymns: Once in Royal David’s City, Silent Night, Holy night, O come all ye Faithful.

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Monday, 25 December 2016 10AM Solemn Mass of Christmas Day (with Orchestra) CHOIR
Is 52.7-10; Heb 1.1-6; Jn 1.1-18

And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory

  • Mass setting: Mass in G (KV 49, Mozart)
  • Motets: O Holy night (Adam Adolphe)
  • Gospel Acclamation:  Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah (Handel)
  • Communio: Viderunt omnes fines terrae salutare Dei nostri. All the ends of the world have seen the salvation of our God.
  • Hymns: Hark the herald-angels sing  Away in a manger, O Come all ye faithful
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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