Sunday 1 September 10am – CHOIR

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

Sir 3:17-20, 28-29; Heb 12:18-19, 22-24; Lk 14:1, 7-14 All who exalt themselves will be humbled and all who humble themselves will be exalted

Sieger Koder Jesus washing feet

  • Mass setting: Missa Alme Pater (A. Millington)
  • Motet: Os justi* (Bruckner)
  • Communio: (Gregorian Ps 70:16-18) Domine, memorabor iustitiae tuae solius: Deus, docuisti me a iuventute mea, et usque in senectam et senium, Deus, ne derelinquas me O Lord, be mindful of your justice alone; you have taught me, O God, from my youth; and so, unto old age and grey hairs. O God, forsake me not.
  • Hymns: Come to Me all ye who labour MISNEACH; TIS 288 Not the powerful PEDIGREE
  • Organ Prelude: Ricercare – Adriano Banchieri (1568-1634)
  • Organ Offertorium: Prelude in ‘c’ minor – Johann Albrechtsberger (1736-1809)
  • Organ Voluntary: Tuba Tune (1978) – Dulcie Holland (1913-2000)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*Os justi meditabitur sapientiam: et lingua ejus loquetur judicium. Lex Dei ejus in corde ipsius: et non supplantabuntur gressus ejus. Alleluia.

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, and their tongue speaks what is just.
The law of their God is in their heart: and their feet do not falter. Alleluia.

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Sunday 25 August 10am – CHOIR

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

Is 66:18-21; Heb 12:5-7, 11-13; Lk 13:22-30 Indeed, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last


The narrow door

  • Mass setting: Mass in F (Harold Darke)
  • Motet: Ave Verum Corpus (Edward Elgar)
  • Communio: De fructu operum tuorum Domine, satiabitur terra: ut educas panem de terra, et vinum laetificet cor hominis: ut exhilaret faciem in oleo, et panis cor hominis confirmet. 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 the human heart; oil to make the face shine, and bread to strengthen people’s hearts.
  • Hymns: TIS 351 Lift high the cross CRUCIFER; TIS 192 Christ is the world’s redeemer MOVILLE
  • Organ Prelude: Adagio (Sonata 4) – Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)
  • Organ Offertorium: Prelude in ‘e’ minor – Johann Gottlieb Töpfer (1791-1870)
  • Organ Voluntary: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her BWV 638 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*Ave, verum corpus natum
ex Maria Virgine:
vere passum, immolatum
in cruce pro homine:
cuius latus perforatum
vero fluxit sanguine:
esto nobis praegustatum,
in mortis examine.
Hail the true Body, born
of the Virgin Mary:
You who truly suffered and were sacrificed
on the cross for the sake of humanity;
From whose pierced flank
blood truly flowed:
Be a foretaste for us
in the trial of death.
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Sunday 18 August 10am – CHOIR

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

Jer 38:4-6, 8-10; Heb 12:1-4; Lk 12:49-53 I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled!


  • Mass setting: Missa Ave Regina Coelorum (Palestrina)
  • Motet: Teach me, o Lord* (Byrd)
  • Communio: 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: Lo He Comes with Clouds descending HELMSLEY; TIS 745 Seek ye first the Kingdom of God SEEK YE FIRST
  • Organ Prelude: Ave Maris Stella (Le Tombeau de Titelouze) –Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
  • Organ Offertorium: Communion – Edwin Lemare (1865-1934)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata ‘Ave Maris Stella’ – Flor Peeters (1903-1986)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes :
and I shall keep it unto the end.
Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law :
yea, I shall keep it with my whole heart.
Make me to go in the path of thy commandements :
for therein is my desire.
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies :
and not to covetousness.
O turn away mine eyes, lest they behold vanity :
and quicken me in thy ways.
O stablish thy word in thy servant :
that I may fear thee.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Sun, and to the Holy Ghost.
As it was in the beginning, and is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.

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Thursday 15 August 7pm – CHOIR

Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Apoc 11:19, 12:1-6, 10: 1 Cor 15:20-26; Lk 1:39-56


  • Mass setting: Missa Cum Jubilo (Gregorian)
  • Motet: Sicut lilium* (Brumel)
  • Hymns: Virgin, great and glorious ORIENTIS PARTIBUS; Virgin born, we bow before thee MON DIEU, PRÊTE-MOI L’OREILLE
  • Communio: Beatam me dicent omnes generationes, quia fecit mihi magna qui potens est All generations shall call me blessed, for He that is mighty has done great things for me
  • Organ Prelude: Ave Maris Stella – Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
  • Organ Offertorium: Inno Ave Maris Stella – J-F. Dandrieu (1682-1739)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata ‘Ave Maris Stella’ – Flor Peeters (1903-1986)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*Sicut lilium inter spinas,
sic amica mea inter filias

As the lily among thorns,
so is my love among the daughters (of Adam)

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Sunday 11 August 10am – CANTOR

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

Wis 18:6-9; Heb 11:1-2,8-19; Lk 12:32-48 From the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked

Green banner ordinary time

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (C.D. Smith)
  • Offertory Motet: Prepare thyself Zion* (from Christmas Oratorio, J.S. Bach)
  • Communio: Beatus servus quem cum venerit Dominus invenerit vigilantem:amen dico vobis, super omnia bona sua constituet eum. Blessed is that servant, whom when his lord shall come he shall find watchful: amen I say to you: he shall place him over all his goods.
  • Hymns: TIS 155 How Great Thou Art O STORE GUT; TIS 432 Christ is made the sure foundation WESTMINSTER ABBEY
  • Organ Prelude: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier BWV 730 – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
  • Organ Offertorium: Interlude in ‘b’ minor – Alan Ridout (1934-1996)
  • Organ Voluntary: Sonata No. 3 (1st mvt.) – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

*Prepare thyself Zion with tender affection,
The purest the fairest this day to receive.

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Sunday 4 August 10am – CHOIR

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

Eccl 1:2, 2:21-23; Col 3:1.5, 9-11; Lk 12:13-21 Store up treasure for yourself in heaven


  • Mass setting: Mass in F (H. Sumsion)
  • Motet: Almighty and everlasting God* (Gibbons)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, wis 16.20) Panem de caelo dedisti nobis, Domine, habentem omne delactamentum, et omnem saporem suavitatisYou gave us bread from heaven, O lord, having in itself all that is delicious, and the sweetness of every taste
  • Hymns: TIS 315 Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord BATTLE HYMN; Come to me all you who labour MISNEACH
  • Organ Prelude: Adagio (Modale Suite) – Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
  • Organ Offertorium: Andante – Johannes Barend Litzau (1822-1893)
  • Organ Voluntary: Allegro – Thomas Arne (1710-1778)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*Almighty and everlasting God,
mercifully look upon our infirmities,
and in all our dangers and necessities
stretch forth thy right hand to help and defend us,
through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Sunday 28 July 10am – CHOIR

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

Gen 18:20-32; Col 2:12-14; Lk 11:1-13 Lord, teach us to pray


  • Mass setting: Missa Pater Noster (Palaestrina)
  • Motet: Lord’s Prayer “Otche Nash” (Arensky)
  • Communio: (Gregorian, Lk 11.9, and Ps 30) Petite, et accipietis quaerite, et invenietis: pulsate, et apperietur vobis: omnis enim qui petit, accipit: et qui quaerit, invenit: pulsanti aperietur, alleluia Ask, and it shall be given you: seek and you shall find: knock and it shall be opened to you, for everyone that ask recieves, and those who seek shall find, and to those that knock, the door shall be opened. Alleluia.
  • Hymns: TIS 348 Ride on, ride on in majesty WINCHESTER NEW; TIS 197 God’s son came to bless us GOTTES SOHN IST KOMMEN
  • Organ Prelude: Extemporisation 1 – Alfred Ernest Floyd (1877-1974)
  • Organ Offertorium: Verse – John Redford (1486-1547)
  • Organ Voluntary: Entrée Pontificale – Enrico Bossi (1861-1925)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

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