The Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Chad, Lichfield

October 1989

Canon in Residence: The Custos Canon John Howe

Precentor
W J Turner

Subchanter
P L Holliday

Organist and Master of the Choristers
J Rees-Williams


TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, FESTIVAL OF THE DEDICATION - Sunday 1 October

Trinity 19
10.30am Sung Eucharist
  • Psalm 84 vv.1-7
  • Hymn 362 (185)
  • Darke in F
  • Stanford Jubilate in C
  • Stanford Beati quorum via
  • Hymns 205, 426
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Statham Responses
  • Psalm 48
  • Office Hymn 206
  • Howells St Augustine's Service
  • Howells Like as the hart
  • Hymn 485

  • Monday 2 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Derett Responses
  • Psalms 12, 13, 14
  • Wood in C minor
  • Wood Expectans expectavi

  • Tuesday 3 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalms 18
  • Ayleward Short Service
  • Monteverdi Cantate Domino

  • Wednesday 4 October - Francis of Assisi, Friar, 1226

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Thursday 5 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalms 27, 28, 29
  • Goss in E
  • Crotch How dear are thy counsels

  • Friday 6 October - William Tyndale, Translator of the Bible, 1536

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Gibbons and Barnard Responses
  • Psalms 32, 33, 34
  • Gibbons Short Service
  • Gibbons Almighty and everlasting God

  • Saturday 7 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalms 37
  • Office Hymn 475
  • Sumsion in G
  • Vaughan Williams Let all the world
  • Hymn O God of hosts, the mighty Lord

  • HARVEST THANKSGIVING AND RENEWAL OF CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP - Sunday 8 October

    Pentecost 21, Trinity 20
    10.30am Sung Eucharist
  • Psalm 126
  • Hymn 259
  • Stanford in B flat
  • Greene Thou visitest the earth
  • Jackson Benedicite in G
  • Sumsion O salutaris hostia
  • Hymns 265, 260
  • Preacher: The Dean
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm 15
  • Office Hymn 245
  • Ireland in F
  • Parry Hear my words, ye people
  • Hymn 346

  • Monday 9 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalms 47, 49
  • D Purcell in E minor
  • Mudd Let thy merciful ears

  • Tuesday 10 October - Paulinus, Bishop, Missionary, 644

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Wednesday 11 October

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Thursday 12 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Statham Responses
  • Psalms 65, 66, 67
  • Statham in E minor
  • Bruckner Locus iste

  • Friday 13 October - Edward the Confessor, King of England, 1066

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm 69, 70
  • Byrd Third Service
  • Byrd Prevent us, O Lord

  • Saturday 14 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalms 73, 74
  • Office Hymn 452
  • Stanford in C
  • Parry My soul, there is a country

  • TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST - Sunday 15 October

    Trinity 21
    10.30am Sung Eucharist
  • Psalm 119 vv. 1-8
  • Hymn 440 (omit vv. 4-5)
  • Berkeley Missa Brevis
  • Stanford Te Deum in C
  • Durufle Ubi caritas
  • Hymns 420, 361
  • Preacher: Canon John Howe
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Derrett Responses
  • Psalm 42, 43
  • Office Hymn 463(ii)
  • Nicholson in D flat
  • S S Wesley O give thanks unto the Lord
  • Hymn 239

  • Monday 16 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalms 82, 83, 84, 85
  • Wood in E flat No 2
  • Drayton The spacious firmament on high

  • Tuesday 17 October - Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, Martyr, c107

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalms 80
  • Stainer in E flat
  • Stainer How beautiful upon the mountains

  • ST LUKE THE EVANGELIST - Wednesday 18 October

    5.30pm Evensong Boys' voices
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalms 93, 94
  • Office Hymn 194
  • Shephard Godolphin Service
  • Handel Let the bright Seraphim

  • Thursday 19 October - John Lonsdale, Bishop of Lichfield, 1867

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Friday 20 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalms 104
  • Farrant in G minor
  • Farrant Call to remembrance

  • Saturday 21 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalms 106
  • Office Hymn 363
  • Walmisley in D minor
  • Victoria Vadam et circuibo civitatem

  • LAST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST - Sunday 22 October

    Trinity 22
    10.30am Sung Eucharist
  • Psalm 15
  • Hymn 288
  • Mozart Missa Brevis in D
  • Weelkes Jubilate for five voices
  • Elgar Ave verum corpus
  • Hymns 410, 499
  • Preacher: Prebendary Dennis Ede Vicar of West Bromwich
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm 84
  • Office Hymn 412
  • Dyson in F
  • Elgar Give unto the Lord
  • Hymn 478

  • Cathedral Choir Vacation until 30 October

    Monday 23 October

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Tuesday 24 October

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Wednesday 25 October - Thomas Heywode, Dean of Lichfield, 1492

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Thursday 26 October

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Friday 27 October - John Hacket, Bishop of Lichfield, 1670

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    ST SIMON AND ST JUDE, APOSTLES - Saturday 28 October

    5.30pm Evensong sung by the Boys of the choir of St Alphage Parish Church, Solihull
  • Archer Responses
  • Psalms 136, 137, 138
  • Office Hymn 195 (470)
  • Bairstow in E flat
  • Stanford Song of battle

  • NINTH SUNDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS - Sunday 29 October

    5 before Advent, Trinity 23, (James Hannington, 1885)
    10.30am Sung Eucharist sung by the Choir of St John's Parish Church, Bromsgrove
  • Hymn 237
  • Darke in E
  • Hymns 433, 486
  • Preacher: Prebendary Derek Johnson Chaplain, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Choir of St John's Parish Church, Bromsgrove
  • Sumsion Responses
  • Psalm 150
  • Office Hymn 349
  • Kelly in C
  • Howells Like as the hart
  • Hymn 466

  • Monday 30 October

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalms 147, 148, 149, 150
  • Purcell in G minor
  • Ireland Greater love hath no man

  • Tuesday 31 October

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    From the Cathedral Diary

    Saturday 1 October
  • 10.30 Feast of the Dedication. Procession during the Sung Eucharist
  • 5.30 Abbotsholm School Centenary Service
  • Wednesday 4 October
  • 7.30 Cathedral Pastoral Council meets a the Deanery
  • Thursday 5 October
  • Selwyn Lectures delivered by Fr Vincent Donovan: "Evangelism in this New Age". 11am, 2pm, 7.30pm
  • Saturday 7 October
  • Former Choristers' Association Reunion
  • Sunday 8 October
  • 3.30 Evensong and Installation of the new Diocesan Chancellor, His Honour Judge John Shand
  • Tuesday 10 October
  • 7.30 First of five fornightly meetings on "Prayer", led by the Reverend Dr Gordon Wakefield.
  • 7.30 Choristers give recital at St Andrews, Shifnal
  • Wedneday 11 October
  • King Edward VI School Dedication Service. 10.30am, and 2.15pm
  • 7.30 Cathedral Friends Executive Meeting
  • Saturday 14 October
  • 12.00 59th Staffordshire Division. The Friends of Thury-Harcourt: A service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving
  • 3.00 Cathedral Stewards' Annual General Meeting. Refectory
  • 7.30 Prayer based on the liturgy of the Taize Community
  • Wednesday 18 October
  • 7.30 Planned Giving Campaign. Candlelit Evening
  • Saturday 21 October
  • Cathedral Gift Day
  • Sunday 22 October
  • Choir Half Term commences at 4.30pm until 30 October

  • Mattins is said every weekday at 8.00am
    Holy Communion is celebrated on weekdays at 9.30am
    On Sundays, Holy Communion (1662) is celebrated at 8.00am