Sunday 14 November 10am – CANTOR

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Year of Mark

Dan 12:1-3; Heb 10:11-14,18; Mk 13:24-32 He shall gather his elect from the four winds

  • Introit: The Lord says: “I am pondering thoughts of peace and not of affliction; you shall call upon me, and I will hear you; and I will bring you back from all the lands where you are held captive.”
  • Mass setting: Roman Missal
  • Offertory Motet: O rest in the Lord* (from Elijah) (Felix Mendelssohn)
  • Communio: Amen Dico Vobis: Amen I say to you, whatever you ask in your prayers, believe that you shall receive it, and it shall be granted unto you
  • Organ Prelude: Les Cloches – Jules Grison (1842-1896)
  • Organ Voluntary: Elegy – Healey Willan (1880-1964)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Nicole Smeulders

*O rest in the Lord, wait patiently for Him,
And He shall give thee thy heart’s desires.
Commit thy way to Him, and trust in Him,
And fret not thyself because of evil doers.
O rest in the Lord, and wait, wait patiently for Him.


Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), from Psalm 37


Organ Recital – Sunday 28 November 2:30pm

Music for Advent

Bransby Byrne, Organist at St Francis of Assisi, Paddington, supported by

Noel Debien, Director of Music at St Francis of Assisi, Paddington

Guest artist: Kate Moloney, Harpist

Dear friends,

Please join us at St Francis of Assisi, Paddington on Sunday 28 November at 2:30pm for the next organ recital in our 2021 series.

Bransby Byrne, organist at St Francis of Assisi, Paddington will perform music for Advent by Baroque German composers: Pachelbel, Walther, J.S. Bach, Scheidt and 20th century American composers: Pietro Yon and Garth Edmundson.

The work by Samuel Scheidt-  ‘Magnificat’ will have interpolated verses sung by Noel Debien, Director of Music at St Francis.

The guest artist for this recital will be the harpist Kate Moloney.

There is no charge for admission, but a note donation is requested.

Please note:  as per Government rules, only those who are fully vaccinated can attend.