Sunday 5 March, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 1st Sunday of Lent 

Introit

Blessed is he – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Responses

Ferial

Psalm

32

Canticle

Benedicite

Hymns

Forty days and forty nights

 

Lord Jesus, think on me

 

Father, hear the prayer we offer

 

Alleluia, sing to Jesus!

Anthem

Abendlied – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Voluntary

Scherzo (from Organ Sonata No. 8, Op. 132) – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Sunday 12 March, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 2nd Sunday of Lent 

Introit

Lift thine eyes (from Elijah) – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Responses

Rose

Psalm

121

Canticle

Benedictus

Hymns

Christ, whose glory fills the skies

 

O love, how deep, how broad, how high!

 

Oft in danger, oft in woe

 

Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

Anthem

Lord, how long wilt thou be angry? – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Voluntary

Litanies – Jehan Alain (1911-1940)

Sunday 19 March, 11.00am. Choral Matins  |  3rd Sunday of Lent

Introit

Venite exultemus Domino – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

Responses

Byrd

Psalm

Psalm 95: Venite

Canticle

Jubilate (Collegium Regale) – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Hymns

At the name of Jesus

 

Jesus, where’er thy people meet

 

Jesu, lover of my soul

 

Guide me, O thou great Redeemer

Anthem

Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Voluntary

Paean – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Sunday 26 March, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist | Mothering Sunday

Introit

Богородице Дево, радуйся (All-Night Vigil, Op. 37, No. 6) – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1973-1943)

Processional hymn

Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy

Mass setting

Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo – Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Gradual hymn

For Mary, Mother of our Lord

Offertory hymn

Jesus, good above all other

Communion

Magnificat (Evening Service in G) – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Recessional hymn

I heard the voice of Jesus say

Voluntary

Prelude sur le nom d’Alain, Op. 7 (i) – Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

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