Canon in Residence
14: Tony Barnard, Chancellor
15 - 28: Charles Taylor, Precentor
29 - 4: Michael Yorke, Dean
5 - 10: Charles Taylor, Precentor
Dean: Michael Yorke
Precentor: Charles Taylor
Organist and Master of the Choristers: Andrew Lumsden

THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER - Sunday 14 May (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Cathedral School Chapel 8.05am Matins sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir. Broadcast live in BBC Radio 4
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 89-96
  • Stanford in A
  • Haec dies (a6) Byrd
  • The Easter Anthems
  • 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 23
  • Missa brevis Palestrina
  • Jubilate Deo Weelkes (The Eighth Service)
  • Ave verum corpus Byrd
  • Hymns 112, 272, 282
  • Preacher: Canon Tony Barnard Chancellor
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalm(s) 81 vv. 9-17
  • Henry Purcell in B flat
  • Dum transisset Sabbatum Taverner
  • Hymns 457(ii), 368

  • MATTHIAS THE APOSTLE (transferred from 14 May) - Monday 15 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 16
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Hymn 165 [tune 318]
  • Psalm(s) 80
  • Ireland in F
  • How beauteous are their feet Stanford

  • Tuesday 16 May - Caroline Chisholm, Social Reformer, 1877

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 79, 80, 81
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 82, 83, 84, 85
  • 7.45pm Cathedral Choir Recital at St John's Church, Barlaston

    Wednesday 17 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 86, 87, 88
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 89

  • Thursday 18 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 90, 91, 92
  • 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) 93, 94
  • Magnificat sexti toni Victoria
  • Nunc dimittis plainsong
  • Regina coeli Whyte

  • Friday 19 May - Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, Restorer of Manastic Life, 988

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 95, 96, 97
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm(s) 102, 103
  • Ayleward (The Short Service)
  • If we believe the Jesus died Goss

  • Saturday 20 May - Alcuin of York, Deacon, Liturgical Scholar, Abbot of Tours, 804

    9.30am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 102, 103
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Hymn 52
  • Psalm(s) 104
  • Daniel Purcell in E minor
  • Regina coeli Gabrieli

  • THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER - Sunday 21 May (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 22 vv. 25-31
  • Mass for five voices Byrd
  • Haed dies Sheppard
  • O sacrum convivium Tallis
  • Hymns 279 [tun 255], 310, 276(ii)
  • Preacher: The Very Reverend Michael Yorke Dean
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm(s) 96
  • Howells (The Gloucester Service)
  • Blessed be the God and Father S S Wesley
  • Hymns 113, 362 [tune 185]

  • Monday 22 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 107
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalm(s) 108, 109
  • Wise in E flat
  • Exsultate Deo Palestrina

  • Tuesday 23 May - Petroc, Abbot of Padstow, 6th Century

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 110, 111, 112, 113
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalm(s) 114, 115
  • Batten in E flat
  • Sing my soul Rorem

  • Wednesday 24 May - John and Charles Wesley, Evangelists, Hymn Writers, 1791 and 1788

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

  • Thursday 25 May - The Venerable Bede, Monk at Jarrow, Scholar, Historia, 735

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 33-72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral in the Lady Chapel
  • Sharpe Responses
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 73-104
  • Magnificat quinti toni Dufay
  • Nunc dimittis plainsong
  • Christ our paschal lamb Sheppard

  • Friday 26 May - Augustine, first Archbishop of Canterbury, 605

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 105-144
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Spicer Responses (second set)
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 145-176
  • Gibbons (The Short Service)
  • Ave Maria Parsons

  • Saturday 27 May

    9.30am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Spicer Responses
  • Hymn 393
  • Psalm(s) 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
  • Tomkins (The Fifth Service)
  • Beati quorum via Stanford

  • THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER - Sunday 28 May (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 98
  • Messe Solennelle Langlais
  • Jubilate Deo in B flat Stanford
  • Tantum ergo de Severac
  • Hymns 408(ii), 364 [tune 408(i)], 305
  • Preacher: The Revered Paul Lockett Dean's Vicar and Vicar of SS Mary and Chad, Longton
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Spicer Responses (second set)
  • Psalm(s) 45
  • Walmisley in D minor
  • In exitu Israel S Wesley
  • Hymns 366, 263 [omit *]

  • Cathedral Choir vacation until 5 June

    Monday 29 May - Rogation Day

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 139, 140, 141
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 142, 143

  • Tuesday 30 May - Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1906

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 144, 145, 146
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm First Evening Prayer of the Visit of Mary to Elizabeth
  • Psalm(s) 45

  • THE VISIT OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY TO ELIZABETH - Wednesday 31 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 85
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm First Evening Prayer of Ascension Day
  • Psalm(s) 15, 24

  • ASCENSION DAY - Thursday 1 June

    7.40am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 110
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 8
  • 7.30pm Solemn Eucharist
  • Merbecke
  • Hymns 130(i), 133, 271, 443

  • Friday 2 June

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 9, 10, 11
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 12, 13, 14

  • Saturday 3 June

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 15, 16, 17
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Anne's Church, Tottington
  • Smith Responses
  • Hymn 394
  • Psalm(s) 18 vv. 1-6 & 47-end
  • Wood in C minor
  • The Lord is my Shepherd Goodall

  • THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER The Sunday after Ascension Day - Sunday 4 June (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Processional Hymn 352
  • Hymns 338, Christ Triumphant
  • Preacher: The Very Reverend Michael Yorke Dean
  • 3.30pm Evening Prayer with Hymns
  • Psalm(s) 147 vv. 1-11
  • Hymns 128, 134

  • Services for 5th and 6th June are not as published on the printed music list due to work on the Cathedral organ


    Monday 5 June

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 24, 25, 26
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 27, 28, 29
  • Ayleward Short Service
  • O God, the King of glory Gibbons

  • Tuesday 6 June - Ini Kopuria, Founder of the Melanesian Brother hood, 1945

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 30, 31
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 32, 33, 34
  • Humfrey in E minor
  • Non vos relinquam orphanos Byrd

  • Wednesday 7 June

    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

  • Thursday 8 June - Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath and Wells, Non-Juror, Hymn Writer, 1711

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 38, 39, 40
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral in the Lady Chapel
  • Harris Responses
  • Psalm(s) 41, 42, 43
  • Sheppard (The First Service)
  • Alleluia. Ascendit Deus Byrd

  • Friday 9 June - Columba, Abbot of Iona, Missionary, 597

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 44, 45, 46
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 47, 48, 49
  • Noble in A minor
  • Hymn of St Columba Britten

  • Saturday 10 June

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 50, 51, 52
  • 5.30pm First Evensong of Pentecost
  • Rose Responses
  • Hymn 140
  • Psalm(s) 48
  • Gray in F minor
  • Dum complerentur - Dum ergo essent Palestrina

  • last updated: 10 May, 2000
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