Sunday 29 May 10am – CANTOR

The Ascension of the Lord (C) Year of Luke

Acts 1:1-11; Ps 46:2-3,6-9; Eph 1:17-23; Lk 24:46-53 While blessing them, he was taken to heaven

  • Mass setting: Mass Shalom (CD Smith)
  • 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: Hail the day that sees him rise CHISELHURST; Christ is the world’s redeemer MOVILLE; Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour BRYN CALFARIA
  • Organ Prelude: Majesty of Christ – Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
  • Organ Voluntary: Heut’ triumphieret Gottes Sohn BWV630- JS Bach (1685-1750)

Organist: Bransby Byrne

Cantor: Noel Debien

Organ Recital – Sunday 22 May 2:30pm

A Journey from Introspection to Jubilation 

Bransby Byrne, Organist at St Francis of Assisi, Paddington

Guest artists: PLEKTRA Mandolin & Guitar Ensemble, directed by Stephen Lalor

Dear friends,

Please join us at St Francis of Assisi, Paddington on Sunday 22 May at 2:30pm for the first, long-awaited organ recital in our 2022 series.

Bransby Byrne, organist at St Francis of Assisi, Paddington will perform, with guests, music celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of César Franck.

Works by Frank Bridge, Herbert Howells, Peter Hurford, Francis Jackson, Jehan Alain, Jeanne Demessieux, Nadia Boulanger, and César Franck. 

The guest artists for this recital will be PLEKTRA Mandolin & Guitar Ensemble,
directed by Stephen Lalor

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