Canon in Residence:
2 - 15 The Precentor; 16 - 29 The Chancellor

Dean
The Very Reverend Dr N T Wright

Precentor
The Reverend Canon Charles Taylor

Organist and Master of the Choristers
Mr Andrew Lumsden


THE COMMEMORATION OF ALL SOULS [8 before Christmas] - Sunday 2 November (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist in Commemoration of the Saints and the Faithful Departed
  • Messe de Requiem Fauré
  • Hymns 113, 197 (vv. 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8), 112
  • Preacher: The Precentor
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm 27
  • Blair in B minor
  • The Souls of the Righteous Lewis
  • Hymns 296, 124

  • Monday 3 November - Richard Hooker, Teacher, 1600

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 15, 16, 17
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm 18
  • Brewer in E flat
  • Justorum Animæ Stanford (99)

  • Tuesday 4 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 19, 20, 21
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalms 22, 23
  • Weelkes (The Eighth Service)
  • O Lorde, the maker of al thinge Joubert (293)

  • Wednesday 5 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 24, 25, 26
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalms 27, 28, 29
  • 6.30pm Christ Church, Lichfield - 150th Anniversary Service

    Thursday 6 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 30, 31
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalms 32, 33, 34
  • Stanford in F
  • Cantate Domino Monteverdi (91)

  • Friday 7 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 35, 36
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong in the Lady Chapel
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm 37
  • Gibbons (Fauxbourdon)
  • O Lord, in thy wrath rebuke me not Gibbons

  • Saturday 8 November - Saints and Martys of England

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalms 38, 39, 40
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Hymn 493
  • Psalms 41, 42, 43
  • Purcell in B flat
  • Faire is the heaven Harris (223)

  • REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY [7 before Christmas] - Sunday 9 November (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 9.55am Remembrance Day Service
  • My soul, there is a country Parry
  • The Russian Contakion for the Departed Kiev melody
  • Hymns 417, 119, AMNS 361 [tune NEH 265]
  • Preacher: The Bishop of Shrewsbury
  • 11.00am Holy Communion (Rite B) 3.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm 135
  • E W Naylor in A
  • Greater love hath no man Ireland (248)
  • Hymns 357, 148 (omit *)
  • 8.00pm Churches Together in Lichfield - Youth Service

    Monday 10 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 50, 51, 52
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Statham Responses
  • Psalms 53, 54, 55
  • Ives (The Edington Service)
  • Sing, my soul, his wondrous love Rorem

  • Tuesday 11 November - Martin, Bishop of Tours, 397

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 56, 57
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalms 59, 60, 61
  • 7.30pm Cathedral Choir Recital at Christ Church, Lichfield

    Wednesday 12 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 62, 63, 64
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalms 65, 66, 67

  • Thursday 13 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm 68
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong
  • Statham Responses
  • Psalms 69, 70
  • Child 'for foure meanes'
  • Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace S S Wesley (465)

  • Friday 14 Novmber

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 71, 72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalms 73, 74
  • Darke in A minor
  • A Litany Walton

  • Saturday 15 November

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalms 75, 76, 77
  • 5.30pm Evensong with installation of Honorary Conons and Prebendaries
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm 84
  • Howells (The Gloucester Service)
  • And I saw a new heaven Bainton (23)
  • Hymns 440 (omit *), 431, 427

  • THE SIXTH SUNDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS [2 before Advent] - Sunday 16 November (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist for Prisoners' Sunday
  • Psalm 135 vv. 1-6
  • Darke in F
  • Te Deum Britten in C
  • Let all mortal flesh keep silence Bairstow
  • Hymns 388(ii), 273, 372
  • Preacher: Sir Peter Woodhead (Prison Ombudsman)
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm 106 vv. 1 - 14 & 39 - end
  • Leighton (Collegium Magdalenæ Oxoniense)
  • Antiphon Vaughan Williams (NEH 394)
  • Hymns 416(ii), 460

  • Monday 17 November - Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, 680; Bishop of Lincoln, 1200

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 86, 87, 88
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of Robinson College, Cambridge
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm 89 vv. 1 - 19
  • Howells (Collegium Regale)
  • Os justi meditabitur sapientiam Bruckner

  • Tuesday 18 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 90, 91, 92
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalms 93, 94
  • Harwood in A
  • Watch thou, dear Lord Gawthrop

  • Wednesday 19 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 95, 96, 97
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong broadcast live on BBC Radio 3: please be seated by 3.45pm
  • We wait for thy loving kindness McKie
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalms 98, 99, 100, 101
  • Hymn 324
  • Leighton (Collegium Magdalenæ Oxoniense)
  • My soul, there is a country Parry (321)
  • Watch thou, dear Lord Gawthrop

  • Thursday 20 November - Edmund of East Anglia, King, Martyr, 870

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 102, 103
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm 104
  • Andrews in D
  • Geistliches Lied Brahms

  • Friday 21 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm 105
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong in the Lady Chapel
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalm 106
  • Hunt (The Short Service)
  • Ave Maria Parsons

  • Saturday 22 November - Celia, Virgin and Martyr, 230

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm 107
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake Hilton
  • Leighton Responses
  • Hymn 336
  • Psalms 108, 109
  • Gray in F minor
  • A Hymn for St Cecilia Howells

  • THE FIFTH SUNDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS [Sunday next before Advent] - Sunday 23 November (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm 80 vv. 1 - 7
  • Jackson in G
  • Jubilate Britten in E flat (1934)
  • Tantum ergo Duruflé
  • Hymns 436, 271, 499
  • Preacher: The Treasurer
  • 3.30pm Evensong in thanksgiving for the work of the Staffordshire Ambulance NHS Trust
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalm 146
  • Howells in G
  • The Spirit of the Lord Elgar
  • Hymns 440, AMNS 388 [tune NEH 128(ii)], 433
  • Preacher: Mr Trevor Salmon (Former Deputy Chief Amblance Officer)

  • Monday 24 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 116, 117, 118
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Psalm 119 vv. 1 - 32
  • Weelkes (The First Service)
  • O Lorde, the maker of al thinge Mundy (293)

  • Tuesday 25 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 119 vv. 33 - 72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Psalm 119 vv. 73 - 104
  • Nicholson in D flat
  • How beautiful upon the mountains Stainer (617)

  • Wednesday 26 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm 119 vv. 105 - 144
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm 119 vv. 145 - end

  • Thursday 27 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Psalms 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
  • John Alcock (The Verse Service)
  • Thou knowest, Lord Purcell (343)

  • Friday 28 November

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 132, 133, 134, 135
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong in the Lady Chapel
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalms 136, 137, 138
  • Tomkins (Fauxbourdon)
  • In pace Shepherd

  • Saturday 29 November - Day of Intercession for the Missionary work of the Church

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalms 139, 140, 141
  • 5.30pm Evensong attended by the Lichfield and District Organists' Association
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalms 142, 143
  • Hymn 8 [tune 128(ii)]
  • Wood in E flat (No 2)
  • Lord, let me know mine end Greene (193)

  • last updated: 2 November, 1997
    ©1997 Richard Shakeshaft