Sunday 14 July 10am – CHOIR

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

This Sunday we are also celebrating with:

Bishop Austen Crapp ofm

On the occasion of his 60th anniversary of his ordination as priest, and 20th as bishop

Fr Alan Hartcher ofm

The occasion of his 60thanniversary of his ordination as priest

Deut 30:10-14; Col 1:15-20; Lk 10:25-37 Who is my neighbour?


  • Mass setting: Messe Solonelle (L. Vierne)
  • Motet: Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)
  • Communio: (Ps 83, Grgeorian ) 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 The sparrow has found herself a home, and the swallow a nest where she may lay her young: at your altars O Lord of hosts, my King and my God! Blessed are they who dwell in your house, they shall praise you for ever and ever.
  • Hymns: All people that on earth do dwell OLD 100TH; Who did you see (Willcock)
  • Organ Prelude: Berceuse – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
  • Organ Offertorium: Sanctus – François Couperin (1668-1733)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata in ‘G’ – Theodore Dubois (1837-1924)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 7 July 10am – CANTOR

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

Is 66.10-14; Gal 6.14-18. Lk 10.1-12, 17-20 The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few

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  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Communio: (Ps 33.9) Gustate et videte, quoniam suavis est Dominus: beatus vir, qui sperat in eo Taste and see that the Lord is sweet: blessed is the one who hopes in Him
  • Hymns: TIS 347 We sing the praise of him who died BOW BRICKHILL; My God, accept my heart this day BELMONT; TIS 111 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty LOBE DEN HERREN
  • Organ Prelude: Psalm-Prelude Set 2, No. 2 “Yea the darkness is no darkness with thee” – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
  • Organ Offertorium: Pange Lingua 1 – Giovanni Fasolo (c.1600-c.1664)
  • Organ Voluntary: Fugue on B.A.C.H. Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703)


Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Noel Debien

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Sunday 30 June 10am – CANTOR

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

1 Kg 19:16, 19-21; Gal 5:1, 13-18; Lk 9:51-62 I will follow you wherever you will go

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  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Motet: Psalm 118: You are my shelter, my shield (A. Dvořák)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, PS 30) Inclina aurem tuam, accelera ut eruas nos Lend your ear and make haste to help us
  • Hymns: TIS 598 Dear Father, Lord of humankind REPTON;  TIS 641 This is my will, my one command SUANTRAI
  • Organ Prelude: Prelude in ‘Eb’- Władyslaw Żeleński – (1837-1921)
  • Organ Offertorium: Cuerto Tono – Anonymous (Portuguese)
  • Organ Voluntary: Trumpet Voluntary – John Bennett (1735-1784

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

*Sacred song (from Psalm 118, vv. 114-117 & 120), composed by Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)


You are my shelter, my shield; I hope in your word.

Leave me, you who do evil; I will keep God’s command.

If you uphold me by your promise I shall live; let my hopes not be in vain.

Sustain me and I shall be saved and ever observe your statutes.

I tremble before you in terror; I fear your decrees.

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Sunday 23 June 10am – CHOIR

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) (C) Year of Luke

Gen 14:18-20; 1 Cor 11:23-26; Lk 9:11-17 – They ate as much as they wanted


  • Mass setting: Missa Aeterna Christi Munera – The eternal gifts of Christ (Palestrina)
  • Motet: Ave Verum Corpus (Lassus)
  • Communio: (Gregorian 1 Cor 11: 24-25) Hoc corpus quod pro vobis tradetur: hic calix novi testamenti est in meo sanguine, dicit Dominus: hoc facite, quotiescumque sumitus, in meam commemorationem: This is my body which is given up for you; this is the cup of the new covenant in my blood” says the Lord. “Each time you do this, do it in memory of me”.
  • Hymns: Christ is the bread of life  BREAD OF LIFE; Sweet Sacrament divine DIVINUM MYSTERIUM
  • Organ Prelude: Prelude to the Introit for Corpus Christi – Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)
  • Organ Offertorium: Élévation for Corpus Christi – Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)
  • Organ Voluntary: Marche Heroique – Herbert Brewer (1865-1928)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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Sunday 16 June 10am – CHOIR

Trinity Sunday (C) Year of Luke

Prov 8:22-31; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15


  • Mass setting: Mass for Three Voices (W. Byrd)
  • Motet: O beata et benedicta et gloriosa Trinitas* (Palestrina)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Tob 12.6) Benedicimus Deum caeli, et coram omnibus viventibus confitebimur ei; quia fecit nobiscum misericordiam suam We bless the God of Heaven and will utter his praises before all who live; for he has dealt with us according to his mercy
  • Hymns: TIS TIS 478  I bind myself ST PATRICK; Holy God, we praise your name GROSSER GOTT
  • Organ Prelude: Preludio per Organo – Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘E’ – Graham Elliott (b. 1945)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata on ‘Nicaea’ – Page Carroll Long (b. 1933)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*O beata et benedicta et gloriosa Trinitas,
Pater, Filius et Spiritus Sanctus.

O beata et benedicta et gloriosa unitas,
Pater, Filius et Spiritus Sanctus.

O happy and blessed and glorious Trinity,
Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Alleluia

O happy and blessed and glorious Unity,
Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Alleluia

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Sunday 9 June 10am – CHOIR

Pentecost Sunday

Acts 2:1-11; Rom 8:8-17; Jn 14:15-16, 23-26

  • Introit: (Gregorian, Wis 1.7, Ps 67) Spiritus Domini replevit orbem terrarum, alleuia, et hoc quod continet omnia, scientiam habet vocis, alleuia, alleuia…The spirit of the Lord has filled the whole world, alleluia, and that which contains all things, has knowledge of the voice, alleluia.
  • Mass setting: Missa O Quam Gloriosum (Victoria)
  • Motet: Dum complerentur* (Palestrina)
  • Sequence: Holy Spirit Lord of Light
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Acts 2.2,4,11) Factus est repente de caelo sonus advenientis spiritus vehementis, ubi erant sedentes Alleluia, et repleti sunt omnes Spiritu Sancto loquentes magnalia Dei alleluia…. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind,wind coming where they were sitting, and all of them were filled with the Holy Spirit, speaking the wonderful works of God…
  • Hymns: TIS 398 Come down O Love Divine DOWN AMPNEY; O breathe on me, breath of God ST COLUMBA
  • Organ Prelude: Prelude to the Introit for the Feast of Pentecost – Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘C’ – Johann Vierling (1750-1813)
  • Organ Voluntary: Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott (Fantasia) BWV 651 – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*Dum complerentur dies Pentecostes,
erant omnes pariter dicentes, Alleluia:
et subito factus est sonus de coelo, Alleluia,
tamquam spiritus vehementis,
et replevit totam domum, Alleluia.

When the day of Pentecost had come
they were all together talking, Alleluia:
and suddenly there was a sound from heaven, Alleluia,
as of a rushing mighty wind,
and it filled the whole house, Alleluia.

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Sunday 2 June 10am – CHOIR

The Ascension of the Lord (C) Year of Luke

Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Lk 24:46-53 Ascension_Mosaic_Lourdes

  • Mass setting: Missa Ascendo ad Patrem (Palestrina)
  • Motet: O Lord, arise* (Weelkes)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Ps 67:33,34) Psallite Domino qui ascendit super caelos caelorum ad Orientem, alleluia Sing to the Lord who has ascended the highest heavens, alleluia.
  • Hymns: TIS 369 Hail the day that sees him rise CHISELHURST; TIS 192 Christ is the world’s redeemer MOVILLE
  • Organ Prelude: The Majesty of Christ (from L’Ascension) – Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992
  • Organ Offertorium: Fughetta in ‘Ab’ – Michael G. Fischer (1773-1829)
  • Organ Voluntary: Grand chœur pour l’Ascension – Adolphe Marty (1865-1942)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*O Lord, arise    Thomas Weelkes (1576–1623)
O Lord, arise into thy resting place, thou and the ark of thy strength. Save thy people, good Lord, and bless thine inheritance. Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness, and thy saints sing with joyfulness. Alleluia.

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