Canon in Residence:
22 - 31 The Chancellor; 1 - 12 The Precentor; 13 - 18 Canon Howe

Dean
The Very Reverend Dr N T Wright

Precentor
The Reverend Canon Charles Taylor

Organist and Master of the Choristers
Mr Andrew Lumsden


THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT (Mothering Sunday) - Sunday 22 March (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm 119 vv. 153-160
  • Messe Solennelle Vierne
  • The Lamentation Bairstow
  • Ave Maria Biebl
  • Hymns 234(ii), 285(ii), 286
  • Preacher: The Dean The Way up the Mountain (Lent Address 4)
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Psalm(s) 23, 27
  • Andrews in D
  • Ave Maria Parsons
  • Hymns 178, 408(i)

  • The Cathedral Choir is on vacation until 4 April

    Monday 23 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 110, 111, 112, 113
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 114, 115

  • Tuesday 24 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 116, 117, 118
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 1-32

  • THE ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LORD TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY - Wednesday 25 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy COmmunion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 85
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 111

  • Thursday 26 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 105-144
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 145-end

  • Friday 27 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131

  • Saturday 28 February

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 132, 133, 134, 135
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Michael's Church, Lichfield
  • Radcliffe Responses
  • Hymn 79 [tune 128(ii)]
  • Psalm(s) 136, 137, 138
  • Daniel Purcell in E minor
  • Lord, let me know mine end Greene (193)

  • THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT - Sunday 29 March (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Lichfield Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Psalm(s) 22 vv. 22-28
  • Darke in A minor
  • Salvator mundi Tallis (first setting)
  • Ave verum corpus Byrd
  • Hymns 87 [tune 486], 86, 83
  • Preacher: The Dean The Way to Gethsemane Lent Address 5
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Lichfield Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Morley Responses
  • Psalm(s) 130
  • Murrill in E
  • Vinea mea electa Poulenc
  • Hymns 78, 84

  • Monday 30 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 144, 146
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 147, 149

  • Tuesday 31 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 145
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 148, 150

  • Wednesday 1 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 6, 7, 8

  • Thursday 2 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 9, 10, 11
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 12, 13, 14

  • Friday 3 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 15, 16, 17
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 18

  • The Cathedral Choir returns from vacation

    Saturday 4 April

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 19, 20, 21
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 19, 20, 21
  • Byrd (The Second Service)
  • O Lord, in the wrath Gibbons (178)
  • Hymn 89(i)

  • PALM SUNDAY - Sunday 5 April (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am The Liturgy of Palm Sunday with the Palm Procession, Sung Passion and Eucharist
  • Come faithful people trad
  • Stanford in B flat
  • Hosanna to the Son of David Weelkes
  • St Matthew Passion Victoria
  • Tantum ergo Durufle
  • Processional Hymns 509, 511
  • Hymns 304, 95
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 22 v. 1-21
  • Watson in E
  • Hosanna to the Son of David Gibbons (173)
  • Hymns 79 [tune 128(ii)], 92

  • MONDAY IN HOLY WEEK - Monday 6 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 41
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 10.30am Holy Week Lecture 1 12.00pm Mid-Day Prayer at the Shrine 5.30pm Evensong
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 25
  • Byrd (The Third Service)
  • My God, my God Blow (53)
  • 9.30pm Compline at the Shrine

    TUESDAY IN HOLY WEEK - Tuesday 7 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 27
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 10.30am Holy Week Lecture 2 12.00pm Mid-Day Prayer at the Shrine 5.30pm Evensong
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 69 vv. 1-16
  • Hunt (The Short Service)
  • O vos omnes Gesualdo
  • 9.30pm Compline at the Shrine

    WEDNESDAY IN HOLY WEEK - Wednesday 8 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 31
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 10.30am Holy Week Lecture 3 12.00pm Mid-Day Prayer at the Shrine 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 88
  • Tallis in the Dorian Mode
  • Hide not thou thy face Farrant (161)
  • 9.30pm Compline by Candlelight sung in the Lady Chapel by the Vicars Choral

    MAUNDY THURSDAY - Thursday 9 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 39
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 11.00am The Chrism Mass Renewal of Ministerial Vows, Blessing of Oils & Eucharist. President: The Lord Bishop of Lichfield 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 42, 43
  • 6.15pm Agape Supper 7.30pm The Liturgy of Maundy Thursday Festal Sung Eucharist with the Washing of Feet, Stripping of the Altars, and Watch of the Passion until Midnight
  • Darke in F
  • Ubi caritas et amor Durufle
  • Christus factus est Bruckner

  • GOOD FRIDAY - Friday 10 April

    10.00am Procession of Witness from Wade Street Church with Churches Together in Lichfield 12.00pm The Liturgy of Good Friday 12.00 - 12.45 The Litany in Procession and Ministry of the Word
  • Litany Tallis
  • O Saviour of the world Ousley
  • St John Passion Victoria
  • 12.45 - 1.30 The Preaching of the Passion - The Dean
  • O vos omnes Casals
  • Ex ore innocentium Ireland
  • 1.30 - 2.15 The Proclamation of the Cross and Intercession sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Crucifixus a8 Lotti
  • The Reproaches Sanders
  • 2.15 - 3.00 The Ministry of the Sacrament sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Missa l'hora passa Victoria
  • 7.30pm Ecumenical Evening Service with Churches Together in Lichfield

    HOLY SATURDAY - EASTER EVE - Saturday 11 April

    9.30am Morning Worship for Holy Saturday 5.30pm Evensong
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 116
  • Holmes (Fauxbourdon)
  • Thou knowest, Lord Purcell (343)
  • 9.30pm The Liturgy of Easter Eve The Vigil, New Fire, Liturgy of Initiation & First Eucharist of Easter

    EASTER DAY - Sunday 12 April (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am The Festal Sung Eucharist of Easter Day President: The Lord Bishop of Lichfield
  • Processional Hymn 110
  • Missa brevis in D (K194) Mozart
  • Now the green blade riseth arr A Lumsden
  • Ave verum corpus Mozart
  • Hymns 296(i), 120
  • Preacher: The Dean The Way from the Tomb
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalm(s) 114
  • Stanford in C
  • Rise heart; thy Lord is risen Vaughan Williams
  • Coronation Te Deum Walton
  • Hymns 119 (omit *), 124
  • Procession Hymn 109 (omit vv. 5-7)
  • The Cathedral Choir is on vacation until 20 April

    MONDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Monday 13 April

    8.00am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 2, 110
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 3, 135

  • TUESDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Tuesday 14 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 63, 146
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 114, 115

  • WEDNESDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Wednesday 15 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 147
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 66

  • THURSDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Thursday 16 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 30, 148
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 111, 116

  • FRIDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Friday 17 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 29
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 118

  • SATURDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Saturday 18 April

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 103
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of Christ Church, Cheltenham
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 18 vv. 1-19
  • Hymn 100 (omit vv. 5-6) [tune 145]
  • Stanford in A
  • O be joyful in the Lord Howells

  • last updated: 22 March, 1998
    ©1998 Richard Shakeshaft