Music 2023

Music for 2023, Lectionary cycle A (Matthew)

Below is a record of music for 2023 to date. Any future entries are suggested music; the schedule will be altered during the year as necessary by the Director of Music, Noel Debien.
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Sunday, 1 January 2023, 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 Jerusalem: ecce Rex tuus venit sanctus, et Salvator mundi. Exult, O daughter of Zion, sing praises, O daughter of Jerusalem; behold, your King is coming, the Holy One, the Saviour of the world.
  • Hymns: O come all ye faithful ADESTE FIDELES; Away in a manger CRADLE SONG; O little town of Bethlehem FOREST GREEN
  • Organ Prelude: Noël – René Vierne (1878-1918)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fugue 3 on the Magnificat – Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)

Cantor: Richard White

Sunday, 8 January 2023, 10AM The Epiphany of the Lord CANTOR
Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2,3:5-6: Mt 2:1-12

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Offertory Motet: Three kings from Persian lands afar (Cornelieus)
  • 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: O come all ye faithful ADESTE FIDELES; As with gladness men of old DIX
  • Organ Prelude: Prelude to Introit for Epiphany – Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)
  • Organ Voluntary: Paean on ‘Divinum Mysterium’ – John Cook (1918-1984)

Cantor: Rodney Smith

Sunday, 15 January 2023 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)
  • Offertory Motet: Domine Deus from Gloria (Vivaldi)
  • 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, o breath of God ST COLUMBA; Soul of my saviour ANIMA CHRISTI
  • Organ Prelude: French Carol No.8 – Alexandre Boély (1785-1858)
  • Organ Voluntary: Offertoire sur des Noëls – Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897)

Cantor: Noel Debien

Sunday, 22 January 2023 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: Missa in B for TB (Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens)
  • Offertory Motet: Laudate Dominum (Charles Gounod)
  • 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: Hail to the Lord’s Anointed CRÜGER; Blessed Jesus at your word LIEBSTER JESU
  • Organ Prelude: Preludio – Giovanni Bolzoni (1841-1919)
  • Organ Voluntary: Tuba Tune – Craig Sellar Lang (1891-1971)

Cantors: Rodney Smith and Jess Ciampa

Sunday, 29 January 2023 10AM 4th Sun in Ord. time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
Zeph 2:3, 3:12-13; Ps 145:7-10; 1 Cor 1:26-31; Mt 5:1-12 Happy are the poor in spirit

  • Mass setting: Missa Te Deum Laudamus (Lorenzo Perosi)
  • Offertory Motet: Like as we do put our trust by (Charles Wesley)
  • Communio: Beati mundo corde ( Blessed are the pure in heart)
  • Hymns: Lord thy word abiding RAVENSHAW; Blest are the pure in heart FRANCONIA
  • Organ Prelude: Sonata No 1- Andante – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
  • Organ Voluntary: Sonata No 1- 1st movement – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Cantors: Rodney Smith and Jess Ciampa

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Sunday, 5 February 2023 10AM 5th Sun in Ord. time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Is 58:7-10; Ps 111:4-9; 1 Cor 2:1-5; Mt 5:13-16 You are the light of the world 

  • Mass setting: Missa Aeterni Christi Munera (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Hail Gladdening Light (Charles Wood)
  • 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: Mit Fried’ und Freud’ ich fahr’ dahin (BWV 616) – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
  • Organ Voluntary: Mit Fried’ und Freud’ ich fahr’ dahin – Diedrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Sunday, 12 February 2023 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: Adagio – John Stanley (1713-1786)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata III (1614) – Girolomo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 19 February 2023 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 (Stanford) Beati 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: Canzona – Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fantasia in ‘G’ (BWV 572) – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Wednesday, 22 February 2023 7PM ASH WEDNESDAY (Lent begins) CHOIR
Joel 2:12-18; 2Cor 5:20—6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18

  • Mass setting: Missa Deus genitor alme (Gregorian)
  • Motets: Emendemus in medius (Byrd); Call to remembrance (Farrant)
  • Communio: Qui meditabitur in lege Domini die ac nocte, dabit fructum suum in tempore suo. The one who meditates day and night on the law of the Lord, shall bear fruit in due season.
  • Hymns: Lent prose Attende Domine, et miserere Hear us O lord, and have mercy; TIS 591 Forty days and forty nights HEINLEIN
  • Organ Prelude: Meditation – Peter Hurford (1930-2019)
  • Organ Voluntary: Grave – Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
Sunday, 26 February 2023 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)
  • Motet: Remember not Lord our offenses (Purcell)
  • 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.
  • 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 Voluntary: Preludio in ‘a’ [Bach Chorale] – Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
Sunday, 5 March 2023 10AM 2nd Sunday of Lent (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 12 March 2023 10AM 3rd Sunday of Lent (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
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 Domine; TIS 499 Lord Jesus, joy of loving hearts HEREFORD
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 19 March 2023 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 26 March 2023 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
  • 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 Domine; TIS 637 Lord of the living, in your name assembled ISTE CONFESSOR
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 2 April 2023 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Tuesday, 4 April 2023 7PM Tenebrae and Reconciliation CHOIR
  • 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)
Thursday, 6 April 2023 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); Gloria: Mass VIII (de Angelis)
  • Motets: (during the mandatum) Ubi Caritas Where there is Charity and love (Maurice Duruflé); (during communion) O Sacrum Convivium (Tallis) O 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)
Friday, 7 April 2023 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:
    • Ante-Communio: Civitas sancti (W. Byrd)
    • Hymns: O Sacred Head sore wounded (Passion chorale)
Saturday, 8 April 2023 7PM Solemn Easter Vigil CHOIR
Gen 1; Ps 103; Ex 14 with ex 15; Isaiah 55 with Is 12; Rom 6.3-11 with Ps 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 9 April 2023 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 16 April 2023 10am 2nd Sunday of Easter (Quasimodo) CANTOR
Acts 2:42-47; 1Pt 1:3-9; Jn 20.19-31

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

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 23 April 2023 10am 3rd Sunday of Easter CHOIR
Acts 2.14, 22-23, 1Pt 1.17-21; Lk 24.13-35

  • 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 30 April 2023 10am 4th Sunday of Easter CANTOR
Acts 2.14, 36-41; 1Pt 1.20-25; Jn 10.1-10

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

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 7 May 2023 10am 5th Sunday of Easter CHOIR
Acts 6.1-7; 1Pt 2.4-9; Jn 14.1-12

  • Mass setting: TBA
  • Motet: TBA
  • 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; Alleluia Sing to Jesus HYFRYDOL
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 14 May 2023 10am 6th Sunday of Easter CANTOR
Acts 8.5-8; 1 Pet 3.15-18; Jn 14.15-21 If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

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

Cantor: TBA

Sunday, 21 May 2023 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday 28 May 2023 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 4 June 2023 10am Trinity Sunday CHOIR
Ex 34.4-6, 8-9; 2Cor 13.11-13; Jn 3.16-18

  • Mass setting: TBA
  • Motet: TBA
  • 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 11 June 2023 10am Corpus Christi CANTOR
Deut 8.2-3, 14-16; 1Cor 10.16-17; Jn 6.51-58

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

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 18 June 2023 10AM 11th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Ex 19:2-6; Ps 99; Rom 5:6-11;  Mt 9:36-10.8

  • Mass setting: TBA
  • Motet: Greater Love hath no man (John Ireland)
  • Communio: (Ps 26.4) Unam petii a Domino, hanc requiram: Ut inhabitatem in domo Domini omnibus diebus vitae meae One thing have I required of the Lord, this I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life
  • Hymns: TIS 59 All people that on earth do well OLD 100TH; TIS 485 My God accept my heart this day BELMONT
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 25 June 2023 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 2 July 2023 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 9 July 2023 10AM 14th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CANTOR
Zec 9.9-10; Rom 8.9,11-13; Mt 11.25-30 Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest

  • 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 16 July 2023 10AM 15th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Is 55.10-11, Rom 8.18-23, Mat 13.1-23 for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit

  • Mass setting: Mass in E (H. Darke)
  • 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 23 July 2023 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 Praise to the Lord the Almighty LOBE DEN HERREN; TIS 134 Praise, my soul, the king of heaven PRAISE, MY SOUL
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 30 July 2023 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, dedit omnia sua et comparavit eam. 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: TIS 560 All my hope on God is founded MICHAEL; TIS 495 Father we give you thanks SPIRITUS VITAE
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 6 August 2023 10AM The Transfiguration of the Lord CHOIR
Dn 7:9-10, 13-14; 2Pt 1:16-19; Mt 17:1-9 He was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun

  • Mass setting: Missa Papae Marcelli (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: O Nata Lux (Morten Lauridsen)
  • 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: TIS 193 God, you are clothed with light HAREWOOD; TIS 234 How good, Lord, to be here CARLISLE
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 13 August 2023 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) Panis quem ego dedero, caro mea est pro saeculi vita The bread which I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.
  • Hymns: TIS 598 Dear Father, Lord of humankind REPTON; TIS 16 Do not be afraid PSALM 27; TIS 464 Seek O seek the Lord VENANTIUS
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 20 August 2023 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 Alme Pater (A. Millington)
  • Motet: Ave Maris Stella (C. Willcock)
  • Communio: Domus mea, domus orationis vocabitur, dicit Dominus: in ea omnis, qui petit, accipit: et qui quaerit, invenit, et pulsanti aperietur. My house will be called a house of prayer, says the Lord; everyone who asks here, will receive, and those who seek, will find, and to them who knock, it will be opened.
  • Hymns: CWB 804 Shepherd of Souls NEUMARK; TIS 166 Sing a new Song COSMIC PRAISE
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 27 August 2023 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: TBA
  • Motet: TBA
  • 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: TIS 457 The Church’s one Foundation AURELIA; TIS 446 Glorious thinigs of you are spoken ABBOT’S LEIGH
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 3 September 2023 10AM 22nd Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Jer 20.7-9; Rom 12.1-2; Mt 16.21-27 If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me

  • Mass Setting: Missa Orbis Factor (Victoria)
  • Motet: Greater love hath no man (John Ireland)
  • Communion: (Gregorian Mt 16.24) Qui vult venire post me, abneget semetipsum: et tollat crucem suam, et sequatur me. If any wish to come after me, let them deny themselves, and take up their cross and follow me.
  • Hymns: TIS 583 Take up your cross O JESU CHRIST, MEINS LEBENS LICHT; TIS 501 Sing My tongue the Saviour’s glory HOLYWOOD
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 10 September 2023 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 Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Ps 75) Vovete, et reddite Domino Deo vestro, omnes qui in circuiti eius affertis munera: terrabili, et ei qui aufert spiritum principum: terribili apud omnes reges terrae Make vows to the Lord your God, and accomplish them, all you who gather around Him to present offerings; 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 635 Forgive our sins as we forgive ST NICHOLAS; TIS 512 Bread of the world RENDE A DIEU
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 17 September 2023 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: Mass for 4 Voices (William Byrd)
  • Motet: I was glad (H. Parry)
  • 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: TIS 635 Forgive our sins as we forgive ST NICHOLAS; TIS 485 My God accept my heart this day BELMONT
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 24 September 2023 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: Missa Brevis (Palaestrina)
  • 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: TIS 618 What does the Lord Require SHARPETHORNE; TIS 464 Seek, O seek the Lord VENANTIUS
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 1 October 2023 10AM 26th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Ezek 18.25-28, Phil 2.1-11 Mt 21.28-32

  • Mass setting: TBA
  • Motet: TBA
  • 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
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 8 October 2023 10AM Patronal Festival of St Francis (transferred) CHOIR + CANTOR
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: Os Justi (Bruckner)
  • 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: TIS 100 All Creatures of our God and King LASST UNS ERFEUEN; TIS 607 Make me a channel of your peace CHANNEL OF PEACE; TIS 127 Holy God we praise your name GROSSER GOTT
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 15 October 2023 10AM 28th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Is 25.6-10, Phil 4.12-14, 19-20, Mt 22.1-14

  • Mass setting: Mass for 4 voices (Monteverdi)
  • Motet: Cantate Domino (Pitoni)
  • 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
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 22 October 2023 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: Missa Alme Pater (A.Millington)
  • Motet: Give Almes of all thy Goods (Christopher Tye)
  • 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 29 October 2023 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: (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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

Sunday, 5 November 2023 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: 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
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 12 November 2023 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: 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: TBA

Sunday, 19 November 2023 10AM 33rd Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew CHOIR
Prv 31.10-13, 19-20, 30-31; 1Thes 5.1-6; Mt 25.14-30

  • Mass setting: Missa Brevis in F (A. Gabrieli)
  • Motet: De profundis (Palestrina)
  • 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: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 26 November 2023 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: Missa O Quam Gloriosum (Victoria)
  • Motet: Hallelujah Chorus (G. F. Händel)
  • Communio (Gregorian, Mt.25.40,24): Amen dico vobis: quod uni ex minimis meis fecistis, mihi fecistis: venite benedicti Patris mei, possidete praeparatum vobis regnum ab initio saeculi. 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 MILES LANE; Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour BRYN CALFARIA
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 3 December 2023 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: Missa simplex
  • Motet: Ad te, Domine, levavi (A. Scarlatti)
  • 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
Sunday, 10 December 2023 10AM 2nd Sunday of Advent (B) Year of Mark CANTOR
Is 10.1-5, 9-11; 2Pt 3.8-14; Mk 1.1-8 Make straight the paths of the Lord

  • Mass setting: Missa simplex
  • Motet: “O thou that tellest” from Messiah — G.F. Händel (1685–1759)
  • Communio (Gregorian, Bar 5.5, 4.36): Jerusalem surge, et sta in excelso, et vide jucunditatem quae veniet tibi a Deo tuo. Arise, 0 Jerusalem, and stand on high; and behold the joy that shall come to you from your God.
  • Hymns: Advent prose (Rorate caeli); TIS 265 O come, O come Emmanuel VENI EMMANUEL
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: TBA

Sunday, 17 December 2023 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: iterum dico, gaudete: modestia vestra nota sit omnibus hominibus: Dominus prope est… Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice. Let your forbearance be known to all people. The Lord is at hand. Do not be anxious over anything, but in all manner of prayer, let your requests be made known unto God.
  • Mass setting: Missa cum iubilo (Gregorian)
  • Motet: This is the record of John (Orlando Gibbons)
  • Communio (Gregorian, Is 35.4): Dicite pusillanimes confortamini et nollite timere: ecce Deus noster veniet, et salvabit nos Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is our God.
  • Hymns: Advent prose (Rorate caeli); TIS 273 Lo, He comes with clouds descending HELMSLEY
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 24 December 2023 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: Missa simplex
  • Motet: The angel Gabriel from heaven came (Basque traditional carol)
  • Communio: Ecce virgo concipiet et pariet filium et vocabitur nomen eius Emmanuel. Behold, a Virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and his name shall be called Emmanuel.
  • Hymns: Advent prose (Rorate caeli); TIS 265 O come, O come Emmanuel VENI EMMANUEL
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Sunday, 24 December 2023 9:30PM Night Mass of the Nativity CHOIR
Is 62.1-5, Titus 2.11-14, Lk 2.1-4 To you is born this day… a saviour, who is the Messiah, the Lord

Carols before the mass (starting 9pm)

  • 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: Messe de Minuit (Charpentier)
  • Motets: Salve Puerule (Charpentier)
  • 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: Hark the Herald Angels Sing; Silent Night; O Come All Ye Faithful.
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA
Monday, 25 December 2023 10AM Solemn Mass of Christmas Day 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

  • Introit: (Gregorian) Puer natus est nobis, et filius datus est nobis, cujus imperium super humerum ejus et vocabitur nomen ejus, magni consilii Angelus. A child is born to us, and a son is given to us: whose government is upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called, the angel of great counsel.
  • Mass setting: Missa Brevis in F “Jugendmesse” (Haydn)
  • Motets: En natus est Emmanuel (M. Praetorius)
  • 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
Sunday, 31 December 2023 10AM The Holy Family (B) Year of Mark CANTOR
Gen 15.1-6, 21.1-3; Heb 11.8,11-12, 17-19; Lk 2.22-35

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: Fili, quid fecisti nobis sic? Ego et pater tuus dolentes quaerebamus te. Quid est quod me quaerebatis? Nesciebatis quia in his quae Patris mei sunt oportet me esse? My son, why have you treated us so? Your father and I have been anxiously looking for you. How is it that you were seeking me? Did you not know that I must be about my Father’s business?
  • Hymns: TIS 213 Once in royal David’s city IRBY; TIS 304 O come all ye faithful ADESTE FIDELES
  • Organ Prelude: TBA
  • Organ Voluntary: TBA

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

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