Sunday 3 November, 11.00am. Choral Eucharist | All Saints Day

Introit

Gaudeamus omnes in Domino – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

Processional Hymn

For all the saints

Mass setting

Mass for four voices – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

Gradual hymn

Rejoice in God's saints, today and all days!

Offertory Hymn

Soldiers, who are Christ’s below 

Communion motet

Justorum animae – William Byrd (c.1540-1623)

Recessional hymn

Ye watchers and ye holy ones

Voluntary

Nun danket alle Gott, Op. 65, No. 59 – Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)

Sunday 10 November, 10.55am. Service of Remembrance  | Remembrance Sunday

Introit

For the fallen – Douglas Guest (1916-1996)

Hymns

O valiant hearts

 

O God, our help in ages past

 

My song is love unknown

 

He who would valiant be

 

I vow to thee, my country

Anthems

Valiant for truth – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) 

 

Pie Jesu (Requiem) – Ian Venables (b. 1955)

Voluntary

Allegro maestoso (Organ Sonata in G Major, Op. 28) – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Sunday 17 November, 11.00am. Choral Matins | 2nd Sunday before Advent

Introit

Cantate Domino – Orlando di Lasso (c.1532-1594)

Responses

Radcliffe

Psalm

98

Canticle

Venite

Hymns

Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem

 

Oft in danger, oft in woe

 

Fight the good fight with all thy might

 

Glorious things of thee are spoken

Anthem

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225 (i) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Voluntary

Fugue in E flat Major, BWV 552(ii) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 24 November, 11.00am. Choral Matins | Christ the King

Introit

Ecce vicit Leo – Peter Philips (c.1560-1628)

Responses

Smith

Psalm

46

Canticle

Jubilate – William Walton (1902-1983)

Hymns

Christ triumphant, ever reigning

 

Rejoice! The Lord is King

 

Crown him with many crowns

 

Hail Redeemer, King divine

Anthem

Antiphon – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Voluntary

Fugue (Sonata on the 94th Psalm) – Julius Reubke (1834-1858)

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Chelsea Pensioners share recollections of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The Royal Hospital Chelsea community continues to send our thoughts and condolences to the Royal Family at this difficult time. Many of our Chelsea Pensioners were fortunate enough to meet HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at the Royal Hospital’s Founder’s Day celebrations or through his other official duties.

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Remembering the Soane Infirmary bombing

Today marks 80 years following the bombing of the Royal Hospital’s Infirmary during the Second World War. The magnificent Infirmary, which once stood on the current site of the National Army Museum, was hit by a parachute bomb on 16 April 1941 – destroying most of the building and tragically ending the lives of 13 people.

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