Sunday 2 July 10am – CHOIR

13th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew

2Kgs 4:8-11, 14-16a; Rom 6:3-4, 8-11; Mt 10:37-42 Whoever welcomes you welcomes me 


  • 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

*Qui vult venire post me, abneget semetipsum,
tollat crucem suam, et sequatur me, dicit Dominus.

If anyone will come after me, let them deny themselves,
and take up their cross, and follow me, says the Lord.

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Sunday 25 June 10am – CHOIR

12th Sunday in Ord. Time (A) Year of Matthew

Jer 20:10-13; Rom 5:12-15; Mt 10:26-33

Jesus Christ Icon

  • 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

*O taste and see how gracious the Lord is: blest is the man that trusteth in him. (Ps. 34: 8)

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Sunday 18 June 10am – CHOIR

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) (A) Year of Matthew

Deut 8.2-3, 14-16; 1Cor 10.16-17; Jn 6.51-58 The one who eats this bread will live for ever Corpus_Christi3_Institution-of-the-eucharist--Sassetta--Siena_Pinacoteca

  • 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, 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

*Alleluia. Cognoverunt discipuli Dominum Jesum in fractione panis.
Alleluia. Caro mea vere est cibus, et sanguis meus vere est potus:
qui manducat carnem, et bibit meum sanguinem, in me manet, et ego in eo. Alleluia.

Alleluia! The disciples knew the Lord Jesus in the breaking of bread.
Alleluia! My flesh is meat indeed: and my blood is drink indeed.
He that eateth my flesh and drinketh my blood abideth in me: and I in him. Alleluia!


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Sunday 11 June 10am – CANTOR

Trinity Sunday (A) Year of Matthew

Ex 34.4-6, 8-9; 2Cor 13.11-13; Jn 3.16-18 God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life 

Green banner ordinary time

  • 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

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Sunday 4 June 10am – CHOIR

Pentecost Sunday

Acts 2.1-11; 1 Cor 12.3-7; 12-13; Jn 20.19-23

Pentecost stain glass

  • 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

*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 28 May 10am – CHOIR

The Ascension of the Lord (A) Year of Matthew

Acts 1.1-11; Eph 1.17-23; Lk 24.46-53Ascension_of_Our_Lord

  • 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

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Sunday 21 May 10am – CHOIR

6th Sunday of Easter (A) Year of Matthew

Acts 8.5-8; 1 Pet 3.15-18; Jn 14.15-21 If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you for ever.


  • 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 again, 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

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