Canon in Residence
19 - 31: Tony Barnard, Chancellor
1 - 2: Charles Taylor, Precentor
Dean: Michael Yorke
Precentor: Charles Taylor
Organist and Master of the Choristers: Andrew Lumsden

THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT - Sunday 19 March (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 22 vv. 23-28
  • Mass for five voices Byrd
  • The Lamentation Baristow
  • Jesu, the very thought Baristow
  • Hymns 74, 76 (omit *), 379
  • Preacher: Canon Charles Taylor Precentor
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Psalm(s) 135 vv. 1-14
  • Harwood in A flat
  • I love the Lord Harvey
  • Hymns 372, 148 vv. 1-3 & 8

  • JOSEPH OF NAZARETH - Monday 20 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 25
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Hymn 160 [tune 190(ii)]
  • Psalm(s) 1, 112
  • Purcell in B flat
  • Beati quorum via Stanford

  • Tuesday 21 March - Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, Reformation Martyr, 1556

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 105
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalm(s) 106
  • Batten (The Fourth Service)
  • Prevent us, O Lord Byrd

  • Wednesday 22 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 107
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Chapel Choir of Trent College
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 108
  • Wood in D
  • Remember now thy creator Steggall

  • Thursday 23 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 110, 111, 112, 113
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral
  • Harris Responses
  • Psalm(s) 114, 115
  • Moore (The Second Service)
  • Vertue Ridout

  • Friday 24 March - Walter Hilton of Thurgarton, Mystic, 1396; Oscar Romero, Martyr, 1980

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 116, 117, 118
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm First Evensong of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Spicer Responses (second set)
  • Psalm(s) 85
  • Watson in E
  • Ave Maria Bruckner

  • THE ANNUNCIATE OF OUR LORD TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY - Saturday 25 March

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar
  • Psalm(s) 111, 113
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Spicer Responses (second set)
  • Hymn 188(ii)
  • Psalm(s) 131, 146
  • Leighton (The Second Service)
  • Ecce ancilla Domine Drayton

  • THE THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT - Sunday 26 March (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 19 vv. 7-15
  • Missa brevis Walton
  • Benedicite in B flat Sumsion
  • Tantum ergo Durufle
  • Hymns 65, 64, 431
  • Preacher: Canon Charles Taylor Precentor
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Spicer Responses (second set)
  • Psalm(s) 11, 12
  • Murrill in E
  • Hear my prayer Mendelssohn
  • Hymns 359 [tune 322], 94

  • Monday 27 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm(s) 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
  • Weelkes (The First Service)
  • O Lord, rebuke me not Byrd

  • Tuesday 28 February

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 132, 133, 134, 135
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm(s) 136, 137, 138
  • Tomkins (The Second Service)
  • Wash me throughly S S Wesley

  • Wednesday 29 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 139, 140, 141
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Chapel Choir of S Mary & S Anne's School, Abbots Bromley
  • Introit: God forbid that I should glory Oxley
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 142
  • Blatchly (The St Paul's Service)
  • Ave Maria Saint-Saens

  • Thursday 30 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 144, 146
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral in the Lady Chapel
  • Tallis Responses
  • Psalm(s) 147, 149
  • Palestrina Magnificat primi toni a8
  • Palestrina Nunc dimittis a8
  • Throw away thy rod Ferguson

  • Friday 31 March - John Donne, Priest, Poet, 1631

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 145
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong in the Lady Chapel
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm(s) 148, 150
  • Magnificat Tomkins (Fauxbourdon)
  • Nunc dimitts Holst
  • Bring us, O Lord God Harris

  • Saturday 1 April

    9.30am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Girls' Choir of St Peter's Collegiate Church, Wolverhampton
  • Archer Responses
  • Hymn 337
  • Psalm(s) 8
  • Lole (The St David's Service)
  • Ex ore innocentium Ireland

  • THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT - Mothering Sunday - Sunday 2 April (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Psalm(s) 107 vv. 1-8
  • Missa Vidi Speciosam Victoria
  • Ave Maria Bruckner
  • Hymne a la Vierge Villette
  • Hymns 84, 273, 408(ii)
  • Preacher: The Reverend Richard Prentis
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm(s) 14
  • Naylor in A
  • Timor et tremor Poulenc
  • Hymns 368, 333

  • Monday 3 April

    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 Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 18

  • Tuesday 4 April

    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 Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 22, 23

  • Wednesday 5 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 24, 25, 26
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 27, 28, 29

  • Thursday 6 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 30, 31
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 32, 33, 34

  • Friday 7 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 35, 36
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 37

  • Saturday 8 April

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 38, 39, 40
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Luke's Church, Lowton
  • Introit: Locus iste Bruckner
  • Rose Responses
  • Hymn 79 [tune 128(ii)]
  • Psalm(s) 43
  • Weelkes (The Short Service)
  • Praise to thee, Lord Jesus Schutz

  • THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT - Sunday 9 April (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Lydian Singers
  • Introit: O send out thy light Benson
  • Mass for five voices Byrd
  • Ave verum corpus Byrd
  • Salvator mundi Tallis
  • Hymns 87 [tune 486], 86, 83
  • Preacher: The Reverend Richard Prentis
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Lydian Singers
  • Introit: Lord, for the tender mercy's sake Hilton
  • Benson Responses
  • Psalm(s) 34 vv. 1-8
  • Howells (Collegium Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense)
  • Savator mundi Blow
  • Hymns 78 [tune 295], 439(i)

  • Monday 10 April - William Law, Priest, Spiritual Writer, 1761

    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 Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 53, 54, 55

  • Tuesday 11 April - George Augustus Selwyn, first Bishop of New Zealand, 1878

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 56, 57
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 59, 60, 61

  • Wednesday 12 April

    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) 65, 66, 67

  • Thursday 13 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 68
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 69, 70

  • Friday 14 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 71, 72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 73, 74

  • Saturday 15 April

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 75, 76, 77
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral and former Choral Scholars in the Lady Chapel
  • Sharpe Responses
  • Hymn 89(ii)
  • Psalm(s) 61
  • Wood in E
  • The Lamentations of Jeremiah (i) Tallis

  • last updated: 15 March, 2000
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