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

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  • 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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Sunday 21 July 10am – CHOIR

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Year of Luke

Gen 18:1-10; Col 1:24-28; Lk 10:38-42 You are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing.



  • Mass setting: Missa Dixit Maria (Hassler)
  • Motet: Diliges Dominum* (Byrd)
  • Communio: (Lk 10.42., Gregorian) Optimam partem elegit sibi Maria, quae non auferetur ab ea in aeternum Mary has chosen the better part. It will never be taken away from her.
  • Hymns: Love divine all loves excelling BLAENWERN; TIS 485 My God accept my heart this day (tune 514 BELMONT)
  • Organ Prelude: Prelude on a theme of Orlando Gibbons (song 34) – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
  • Organ Offertorium: Plain-chant for Communion – Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)
  • Organ Voluntary: Toccata in ‘C’  BWV 564 – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

*Diliges Dominum Deum tuum,
Ex toto corde tuo,
Et in tota anima tua,
Et in tota mente tua:
Diliges proximum tuum,
Sicut te ipsum.

You will love the Lord your God with all your heart
and with all your soul and with all your mind.
You will love your neighbour as yourself.

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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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