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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