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

Introit

Miserere mei – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Processional hymn

Forty days and forty nights

Mass setting

Mass in E flat, Op. 109 'Cantus Missæ' – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901) 

Gradual hymn

Lord Jesus, think on me 

Offertory hymn

Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

Communion canticle

O Saviour of the world – Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley (1825-1889)        

Recessional hymn

O Jesus, I have promised to serve thee to the end 

Voluntary

TBC

Sunday 8 March, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 2nd Sunday of Lent 

Introit

Hear my Prayer, O Lord – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Responses

Ferial

Psalm

121

Canticle

Benedicite

Hymns

At the name of Jesus 

 

Oft in danger, oft in woe

 

Jesu, lover of my soul 

 

Dear Lord and Father of Mankind 

Anthem

God so loved the world – John Stainer (1840-1901) 

Voluntary

Scherzoso (Organ Sonata No. 8, Op. 132) – Joseph Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Sunday 15 March, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 3rd Sunday of Lent 

Introit

Remember not, Lord, our offences – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Responses

Ferial

1st Canticle

Venite (from the Great Service) – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

2nd Canticle

Benedictus

Hymns

When I survey the wondrous cross

 

There is a green hill far away

 

How sweet the name of Jesus sounds

 

Guide me, O thou great Redeemer 

Anthem

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

Voluntary

Voluntary for Double Organ, Z. 719 – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Sunday 22 March, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | Mothering Sunday

Introit

Ave Maria – Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)

Responses

Smith

Psalm

23

Canticle

Magnificat in B minor – Thomas Tertius Noble (1867-1953)

Hymns

Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy

 

For Mary, Mother of our Lord 

 

Jesus, good above all other

 

Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord!

Anthem

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

Voluntary

Prelude in B minor, BWV 544i – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)           

Sunday 29 March, 11.00am. Choral Matins  | 5th Sunday of Lent

Introit

Drop, drop, slow tears – Graham Ross (b. 1985)

Responses

Ferial

Psalm

130

Canticle

Tristis est anima mea – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Hymns

Jesu, lover of my soul

 

We sing the praise of Him who died

 

The royal banners forward go 

 

O Father, by whose servants

Anthem

Insane et vanae curae – Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Voluntary

Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV 534 - J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

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