Canon in Residence:
18 The Treasurer; 19 - 22 The Chancellor; 23 - 30 The Precentor; 1 - 14 The Chancellor; 15 The Precentor

Dean
The Very Reverend Dr N T Wright (until 30 April)

Precentor
The Reverend Canon Charles Taylor

Organist and Master of the Choristers
Mr Andrew Lumsden


THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER Easter II - Sunday 18 April (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Pegasus Choir
  • Psalm(s) 23
  • Mass for double choir Rheinberger
  • Jubilate (The Short Service) Weelkes
  • Jesu, the very thought of thee Bairstow
  • Hymns 112, 104, 114
  • Preacher: The Chancellor
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Pegasus Choir
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalm(s) 8
  • Howells (The Gloucester Service)
  • Lo, the full final sacrifice Finzi
  • Hymns 459, 113

  • Monday 19 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 103
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 98, 99, 100, 101

  • Tuesday 20 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 103
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 104

  • Wednesday 21 April - Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, Teacher, 1109

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 105
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 106

  • Thursday 22 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 107
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 108, 109

  • Friday 23 April - George, Patron Saint of England, Martyr, 4th century

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

  • Saturday 24 April

    9.30am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 116, 117, 118
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Peter's Church, Harrogate
  • Darling Responses
  • Hymn 118
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 1-16
  • Stanford in C
  • Cantique de Jean Racine Faure
  • 7.30pm Eucharist to mark the 5th Anniversay of the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood
  • Preacher: The Bishop of Bristol

  • THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER Easter III - Sunday 25 April(Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Psalm(s) 30 vv. 1-5
  • Kleineorgelmasse Haydn
  • Jubilate in C Stanford
  • Haec dies (a6) Byrd
  • Hymns 279 [tune 255] 280, 121
  • Preacher: The Precentor
  • 3.30pm Christian Aid Service for Jubilee 2000 sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Psalm(s) 100 Stanford (Jubilate in C)
  • Lord for thy tender mercy's sake Hilton
  • Magnificat Kelly in C
  • Hymns on special service sheet
  • Preacher: Dr Daleep Mukarji Director of Christian Aid
  • 5.30pm St George'stide Scout Parade Service
  • Preacher: The Reverend Stuart Petty

  • Cathedral Choir returns from vacation

    MARK THE EVANGELIST (transferred from 25th) - Monday 26 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 19
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong
  • Rose Responses
  • Hymn 163
  • Psalm(s) 96
  • Wood in D
  • How beauteous are their feet Stanford

  • Tuesday 27 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
  • Noble in B minor
  • Terra tremuit Byrd

  • Wednesday 28 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 132, 133, 134, 135
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 136, 137, 138

  • Thursday 29 April - Catherine of Siena, Mystic, 1380

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 139, 140, 141
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung in the Lady Chapel by the Vicars Choral
  • Ashfield Responses
  • Psalm(s) 142, 143
  • Shepherd (The First Service)
  • Haec dies (a3) Byrd

  • Friday 30 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 144, 145, 146
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 147, 148, 149, 150
  • Daniel Purcell in E minor
  • Dum transisset Sabbatum Taverner

  • PHILIP AND JAMES, APOSTLES - Saturday 1 May

    9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 137-152
  • Gray in F minor
  • Give us the wings of faith Bullock
  • Hymn 164 [tune 183]

  • THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER Easter IV - Sunday 2 May (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 33 vv. 1-8
  • Missa brevis Preston
  • Haec dies (a6) Byrd
  • O Lord, increase my faith Loosemore
  • Hymns 427, 420, 272
  • Preacher: The Precentor
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 77
  • Wood in E flat No 2
  • Lord, thou hast been our refuge Bairstow
  • Hymns 463(ii), 112

  • Monday 3 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 15, 16, 17
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 18
  • Stanford in B flat
  • Christ is risen Joubert

  • Tuesday 4 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 19, 20, 21
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 22, 23
  • Watson in E
  • Regina coeli Gabrieli

  • Wednesday 5 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 24, 25, 26
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by Nottingham High School Chamber Choir
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalm(s) 29
  • Stanford in B flat
  • Greater love Ireland

  • Thursday 6 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 30, 31
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 32, 33, 34
  • Byrd (The Second Service)
  • Surgens Jesu Philips

  • Friday 7 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 35, 36
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalm(s) 37
  • Sumsion in A
  • My beloved spake Hadley

  • Saturday 8 May

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 38, 39, 40
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Leighton Responses
  • Hymn 114
  • Psalm(s) 41, 42, 43
  • Tomkins (The Second Service)
  • Blessed be the God and Father S S Wesley
  • 7.30pm Lichfield Cathedral Special Choir Concert works by Schubert and Rossini

    THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER Easter V - Sunday 9 May (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 15
  • Jackson in G
  • Te Deum in C Britten
  • O living bread Whitlock
  • Hymns 351, 105(ii), 487
  • Preacher: The Chancellor
  • 3.30pm Evensong in Celebration of the Nonacentenary of The Order of Saint John of Jerusalem
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalm(s) 122
  • Stanford in C
  • Expectans expectavi Wood
  • Hymns 436, 6

  • Monday 10 May - Rogation Day

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 50, 51, 52
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm(s) 53, 54, 55
  • Wise in E flat
  • In the beginning Haydn

  • Tuesday 11 May - Rogation Day

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 56, 57
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm(s) 59, 60, 61
  • Byrd (The Short Service)
  • Gloria in excelsis Deo Weelkes

  • Wednesday 12 May - Rogation Day

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 62, 63, 64
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 93, 99

  • ASCENSION DAY - Thursday 13 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 96
  • 9.30am Morning Worship & Procession with Lichfield Cathedral School Followed by Holy Communion the Ministry of the Sacrament 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 15, 24
  • 7.30pm Sung Eucharist
  • Messe Solennelle Vierne
  • Coelos ascendit hodie Stanford
  • Tantum ergo de Severac

  • MATTHIAS THE APOSTLE - Friday 14 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion
  • Psalm(s) 33
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Hymn 165 [tune 318]
  • Psalm(s) 92
  • Ireland in F
  • O how glorious Harwood

  • Saturday 15 May

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 75, 76, 77
  • 5.30pm Festal Evensong for Ascentiontide
  • Walsh Responses
  • Hymn 97
  • Psalm(s) 97
  • Blair in B minor
  • Viri Galilaei Gowers

  • last updated: 12 April, 1999
    ©1999 Richard Shakeshaft