Sunday 16 April

Easter Sunday

10.00 a.m. Easter Eucharist

Order of Service
Easter Eucharist: Easter Day
Mass setting
Gloria: David Thorne (b. 1950)—Mass of St Thomas;
Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei: Noel Rawsthorne (b. 1929)—Festive Eucharist

 Introit
Now the green blade riseth—arr. Lindley
Motet during communion
This joyful Eastertide—arr. Ledger

Introit 147 Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia EASTER HYMN
Psalm 118.14–24    
Offertory 138 At the Lamb's high feast we sing  
Communion 161 This joyful Eastertide  
Post Communion 160 Thine be the glory MACQABAEUS

Organ music before the service
Percy Whitlock (1903–46)—Pastorale: Psalm 23 verse 1 and Préambule: Psalm 23 verse 2 (from Seven Sketches on verses from the Psalms)
Final organ voluntary
Johann Gottfried Walther (1684–1748)—Erschienen ist der Herrlich Tag ('The glorious day has appeared')

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Saturday 15 April

Saturday 15 April – The Easter Vigil

Order of Service
The Easter Liturgy: Service of Light
Mass setting
Gloria: Peruvian
Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei: Noel Rawsthorne (b. 1929)—Festive Eucharist

Motet during communion
William H. Harris (1883–1973)—Most glorious Lord of life

Responsorial Psalm 114 with Easter Alleluias

Procession to font 159 The strife is o’er, the battle done! VICTORY
Offertory               148 Jesus lives, thy terrors now ST ALBINUS
Communion           135 A brighter dawn is breaking! NUN LASST UNS GOTT
Sending out           160 Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son   MACCABAEUS

Voluntary
Friedrich Zachau (1663–1712)—Christ lag ihn Todesbanden ('Christ lay in death's bands')

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Friday 14 April

Good Friday

9.00 a.m.The Liturgy

Order of Service
Good Friday Liturgy: Veneration of the Cross with Holy Sacrament

 During veneration
Were you there when they crucified my Lord?; Jesus, remembrer me

Psalm 22.1–11  
Gradual  123  There is a green hill far away  HORSLEY
Proclamation of the Cross  121  Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle  PINGE LINGUA
Before Intercessions 127 When I survey the wondrous cross  ROCKINGHAM


10.30 a.m. Messy Church on Good Friday

—     Our Lord Jesus, he rode on a donkey SING HOSANNA
468      I danced in the morninglord of the dance

 12 noon Three-hour devotion

125 We sing the praise of him who died
112 My song is love unknown
122 The royal banners forward go
119 O sacred head, sore wounded
108 Glory be to Jesus, who, in bitter pains
106 Drop, drop slow tears
127 When I survey the wondrous cross

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Thursday 13 April

Maundy Thursday

7.30 p.m. Eucharist of the Last Supper

Order of Service
Eucharist of the Last Supper, with Mandatum and procession to Garden of Repose, followed by all-night watch
Mass setting
James MacMillan (b. 1959)—St Anne's Mass (Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei); David Thorne (b. 1950)—Gloria from Mass of St Thomas

Motet during communion
William Byrd (c.1550–1623)—Ave verum corpus

 During foot washing:
Ubi caritas et amor; I give you a new commandment

Introit 133 Great God, your love has called us here SURREY (693)
Psalm 116.1, 10–17    
Offertory 326 The heavenly Word, proceeding forth VERBUM SUPERNUM
 Communion 296 Draw nigh and take the body of the Lord SONG 46
 Final hymn  Of the glorious body telling  PINGE LINGUA

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Wednesday 12 April

Wednesday of Holy Week

7.30 p.m. Eucharist

Order of Service
Holy Week

Offertory  318 O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray SONG 1
Sending out  394 Christ for the world we sing MOSCOW (267)

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Tuesday 11 April

Tuesday of Holy Week

7.30 p.m. Eucharist

Order of Service
Holy Week

Offertory    Meekness and majesty
Sending out  125 We sing the praise of him who died BOW BRICKHILL

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Monday 10 April

Monday of Holy Week

7.30 p.m. Eucharist

Order of Service
Holy Week

Offertory  485  Jesu, the very thought of thee  ST AGNES
Sending out  308  Just as I am, without one plea  SAFFRON WALDEN

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Sunday 9 April

Palm Sunday

9.45 a.m. Procession and Parish Eucharist

Order of Service
The Liturgy of Palm Sunday at the Sunday Parish Eucharist
Mass setting
James MacMillan (b. 1959)—St Anne’s Mass

Motet during communion
Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672)—'Praise to you, Lord Jesus' from the St Matthew Passion SWV 479

Procession 128 All glory, laud and honour ST THEODULPH
Psalm 31. 9–16    
Offertory 118 O love, how deep, how broad, how high! EISENACH
Communion 287 Broken for me, broken for you BROKEN FOR ME
Post Communion 432 From heaven you came, helpless babe SERVANT KING

Organ music before the service
Jeanne Marie-Madeleine Demessieux (1921–68)—Chorale Fugue on 'Hosanna Filio David' ('Hosanna to the Son of David')
Final organ voluntary
Georg Friedrich Kauffmann (1679–1735)—Chorale Prelude on 'Valet will ich dir Geben' (the tune St Theoduph)

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Sunday 2 April

Fifth Sunday of Lent (Passion Sunday)

10.00 Parish Eucharist

Order of Service
Order of Service for Passiontide at the 10 a.m. Parish Eucharist
Mass setting
James MacMillan (b. 1959)—St Anne’s Mass

Motet during communion
Edward Elgar (1857–1934)—Ave verum corpus

Gathering song 125 We sing the praise of him who died BOW BRICKHILL
Psalm 130    
Offertory 499 Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim CRUCIFER
Communion 100 Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended HERZLIEBSTER JESU
Sending out 81 Lord, for the years your love has kept and guided LORD OF THE YEARS

Organ music before the service
Peter Hurford (b. 1928)—Wem in Leidenstagen (Caswall: 'Glory be to Jesus, who, in bitter pains ...')
Final organ voluntary
Johann Krebs (1713–80)—Praeludium supra 'Jesu meine Freude' (‘Jesu, my joy')

5.30 p.m. Evensong sung by the Girl Choristers of Gloucester Cathedral

Introit: Felix Mendelssohn (1809–47)—'Lift thine eyes' from Elijah
Responses: Llewelyn Jones
Psalm 30
Canticles Dyson in C minor
Anthem J.S.Bach ‘Mein gläubiges hertze’ from Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, BWV 68
Final hymn 112 My song is love unknown LOVE UNKNOWN

Organ music before the service
X

Final organ voluntary
X

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Sunday 26 March

Fourth Sunday of Lent—Mothering Sunday

10.00 Parish Eucharist

Order of Service
All-age Service for Mothering Sunday—Parish Eucharist for Fourth Sunday in Lent
Mass setting
James MacMillan (b. 1959)—St Anne’s Mass

Motet during communion
Hans Leo Hassler (1564–1612)—Dixit Maria ad angelum ('Mary said to the angel ...')

Gathering hymn 238 For Mary, Mother of our Lord ST BOTOLPH
Gradual hymn  — God of Eve and God of Mary LOVE DIVINE (516 i)
Offertory 241 Sing we of the blessed Mother ABBOT'S LEIGH (418)
Communion 242 The Angel Gabriel from heaven came GABRIEL'S MESSAGE
Sending out 530 Now thank we all our God NUN DANKET

Organ music before the service
Marcel Dupré (1886–1971))—Ave Maris Stella Op. 18 no. 6
Marcel Dupré (1886–1971))—Ave Maris Stella Op. 18 no. 7

Final organ voluntary
Hans Friedrich Micheelsen (1902–73)—Chorale Prelude on ‘Nun danket alle Gott' (‘Now thank we all our God')

On the day after the feast of the Annunciation of our Lord Jesus Christ to the Blessed Virgin Mary, during Communion we sing Luke's story of the Annunciation in the hymn, and Mary's reported words to the angel in the motet.

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Sunday 19 March

Third Sunday of Lent

10.00 Parish Eucharist

Order of Service
The Season of Lent
Mass setting
James MacMillan (b. 1959)—St Anne’s Mass

Motet during communion
Henry Purcell (c.1659–95)—Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts

Introit 96 ii Jesu, lover of my soul ABERYSTWYTH
Psalm 95    
Offertory 301 God is here! As we his people BLAENWERN
Communion 469 I heard the voice of Jesus say KINGSFOLD
Post Communion 455 Guide me, O thou great redeemer CWM RHONDDA

Organ music before the service
Franck Bridge (1879–1941)—Adagio in E from Three Pieces (1905)
Final organ voluntary
Nicolas de Grigny (c.1671–1703)—Dialogue

5.30 p.m. Evensong for the eve of St Joseph of Nazareth

Office Hymn 377 Angel-voices ever singing ANGEL VOICES
Psalm 132

Canticles: Set A

Anthem: The Cherry Tree Carol ('Joseph was an old man')

Hymn before sermon 54 I cannot tell, why he whom angels worship LONDONDERRY AIR
Hymn after sermon 507 Lord of all hopefulness SLANE
Final hymn 395 Christ is our cornerstone HAREWOOD

Organ music before the service
Johann Krebs (1713–80)—Chorale Prelude on ‘Erbarm' dich mein, O Herre Gott’ (‘Have mercy on me, O Lord God')

Final organ voluntary
J. S. Bach (1685–1750)—Chorale Prelude on ‘Erbarm' dich mein, O Herre Gott’ (‘Have mercy on me, O Lord God')

Note about the music
In the morning, two days after celebrating the Feast of St Patrick, inadvertently we have three Welsh hymn tunes and one English folk tune. At least in the evening, when we celebrate the eve of St Joseph of Nazareth, we sing a hymn to the tune of Londonderry Air.

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Sunday 12 March

Second Sunday of Lent

10.00 Parish Eucharist

Order of Service
The Season of Lent
Mass setting
James MacMillan (b. 1959)—St Anne’s Mass

Motet during communion
Richard Farrant (c.1525–80)—Call to remembrance, O Lord, thy tender mercy

Introit 368 All my hope on God is founded MICHAEL
Psalm 121    
Offertory 475 Immortal love, for ever full BISHOPTHORPE
Communion 277 All for Jesus, all for Jesus ALL FOR JESUS
Post Communion 606 Thy hand, O God, has guided THORNBURY

Organ music before the service
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Chorale Prelude on 'Wer nur den lieben Gott' lässt walten (‘Who only lets dear God rule') BWV 691a
Chorale Prelude on 'Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir' (‘From deep affliction I cry out to you') BWV 1099
Final organ voluntary
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)—Chorale Prelude on 'Machs mit mir, Gott, nach seiner Güt' (‘Deal with me, God, according to your kindness') BWV 957

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Sunday 5 March

First Sunday of Lent

10.00 Parish Eucharist

Order of Service
All-age Parish Eucharist on the First Sunday in Lent
Mass setting
James MacMillan (b. 1959)—St Anne’s Mass

Motet during communion
Richard Farrant (c.1525–80)

Introit 118 O love, how deep, how broad, how high EISENACH
Gradual 385  Be thou my guardian and my guide ABRIDGE
Offertory 499 Lo, he comes with clouds descending CRUCIFER
Communion 97 I Lord Jesus, think on me SOUTHWELL
Post Communion 538 O Jesus, I have promised WOLVERCOTE

Organ music before the service
Johann Krebs (1713–80)—Chorale Prelude on Ach Gott, erhör mein Seufzen und Wehklagen ('O God, hear my sighs and lamentations')
Final organ voluntary
Friedrich Wilhelm Zachau (1663–1712))—Chorale Prelude on Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt ('Through Adam's fall everything is corrupted)

5.30 p.m. Evensong

Office Hymn 421 Father of heaven, whose love profound RIVAULX
Psalm 50.1–15
Canticles: Set A
Anthem Stainer God so loved the world
Hymn after sermon 517 Loving Shepherd of thy sheep BUCKLAND
Final hymn 605 Through the night of doubt and sorrow MARCHING 416 ii

Organ music before the service
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)—Chorale Prelude on Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ ('I call to you, Lord Jesus Christ') BWV 639 from the Orgelbüchlein

Final organ voluntary
Johann Pachelbel (1653–1706)—Chorale Prelude on Ach, was soll ich sünder machen ('Oh, how shall I free myse;lf form my sins')

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