The Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Chad, Lichfield

April 1989

Canon in Residence: The Chancellor Canon Tony Barnard

Precentor
W J Turner

Subchanter
P L Holliday

Organist and Master of the Choristers
J Rees-Williams


FIRST SUNDAY AFTER EASTER - Sunday 2 April (Decani)

10.30am Sung Eucharist sung by Schola Collecta
  • Hymn 107
  • plainsong Missa de angelus
  • Hymn 295
  • anonymous If ye be risen
  • Hymns 105(ii), 113
  • Preacher: Canon John Howe
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by Schola Collecta
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm 115
  • Office Hymn 118
  • Howells Canticles
  • Wood Great Lord of lords
  • Hymn 117

  • ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LORD TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (transferred from March 25th) - Monday 3 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Tuesday 4 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Wednesday 5 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Thursday 6 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Friday 7 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Saturday 8 April - Saints and Martyrs of the Americas

    5.30pm Evensong sung by the St Cadoc Singers
  • Blow Let my prayer come up
  • Saunders Responses
  • Psalms 42, 43
  • Office Hymn 437
  • Attwood in F
  • Weelkes Alleluia, I heard a voice

  • SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EASTER - Sunday 9 April (Cantoris) - William Law, 1761

    10.30am Sung Eucharist sung by the choir of The Bishop Rawstone C of E High School, Croston, Preston
  • Hymn 124
  • Darke in F
  • Howells Jubilate
  • Elgar Ave verum corpus
  • Hymns 106, 297
  • Preacher: Canon John Turner
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of The Bishop Rawstone C of E High School, Croston, Preston
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm 8
  • Office Hymn 457(ii)
  • Stanford in A
  • Stanford The Lord is my shepherd
  • Hymn 346

  • Monday 10 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Tuesday 11 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Wednesday 12 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Thursday 13 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Friday 14 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Saturday 15 April

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Statham Responses
  • Psalms 78
  • Office Hymn 464
  • Sumsion in A
  • Harris Love of love

  • THIRD SUNDAY AFTER EASTER - Sunday 16 April (Decani)

    Trinity 17
    10.30am Sung Eucharist
  • Psalm 16
  • Hymn 107
  • Mozart in D
  • Weelkes Jubilate (Short Service)
  • Bairstow Let all mortal flesh keep silence
  • Hymns 296(i), 290
  • Preacher: The Reverend Prebendary John Williams The Bishop's Officer for Ministry
  • 3.30pm Evensong and Thanksgiving for the Centenary of Staffordshire County Council
  • Vivaldi Gloria cum sancto spiritu
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm 150
  • Office Hymn 436
  • Bairstow in D
  • Haydn The heavens are telling
  • Hymn 346, 333
  • Preacher: The Lord Bishop of Lichfield

  • Monday 17 April

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalms 89
  • Ayleward Short Service
  • Philips Surgens Jesu

  • Tuesday 18 April

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalms 93, 94
  • Brewer in D
  • Mendelssohn Above all praise

  • Wednesday 19 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Thursday 20 April

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Harris Responses
  • Psalm 104
  • Harris in A
  • Harris Most glorious Lord of lyfe

  • Friday 21 April - Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1109

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalms 106
  • Byrd Short Service
  • Byrd Terra tremuit

  • Saturday 22 April

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Trepte Responses
  • Psalms 108, 109
  • Office Hymn 118
  • Ives Edington Service
  • Joubert Christ is risen

  • FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EASTER - Sunday 23 April (Cantoris) - George, 4th century

    10.30am Sung Eucharist
  • Psalm 33 vv.1-12
  • Hymn 292(ii)
  • Palestrina Missa assumpta est Maria
  • Vauaghan Williams Te deum in C
  • Victoria Jesu dulcis memoria
  • Hymns 103, 463(ii)
  • Preacher: The Dean
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm 77
  • Office Hymn 455
  • Byrd Second Service
  • East When Israel came out of Eygpt
  • Hymn 476

  • Monday 24 April

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm 119 vv. 1-32
  • Ireland in C
  • James Now the green blade riseth

  • ST MARK THE EVANGELIST - Tuesday 25 April

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm 119 vv. 73-104
  • Office Hymn 163
  • Stainer in E flat
  • Stainer How beautiful upon the mountains

  • Wednesday 26 April

    5.30pm Evensong - said

    Thursday 27 April

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalms 126-131
  • Goss in E
  • Goss If we believe

  • Friday 28 April

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalms 136-138
  • Weelkes Short Service
  • Weelkes Gloria in excelsis deo

  • Saturday 29 April - Catherin of Siena, Mystic, 1380

    5.30pm Evensong
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalms 142, 143
  • Office Hymn 490
  • Hewitt-Jones Magdalen Service
  • Hadley My beloved spake

  • FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER EASTER - Sunday 30 April

    10.30am Sung Eucharist
  • Psalm 15
  • Hymn 237
  • Preston Missa brevis
  • Walton Jubilate
  • Walton Set me as a seal
  • Hymns 285(ii), 239
  • Preacher: Mr John Moxham Chairman, Trinity Training Service
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm 67
  • Office Hymn 126
  • Wood in E flat, Number One
  • Leighton An Easter Sequence
  • Hymn 485

  • From the Cathedral Diary

    Wednesday 5 April
  • 8.00 Lichfield Cathedral Arts AGM in the Refectory
  • Saturday 15 April
  • Three Spires Morris Dancers: west front of the Cathedral
  • Sunday 16 April - Staffordshire County Council Centenary Thanksgiving Service
  • 3.30 Evensong sung by the Cathedral Choir. Additional music by Staffordshire County Youth Orchestra and Choir. Tickets maybe obtained from the vergers
  • 8.00 A concert by the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Tuesday 18 April
  • 12.30 In the gracious presence of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, the unveiling of the bronze bust of Bishop Edward Sydney Woods in its new position in the Vestibule
  • Saturday 22 April
  • 7.30 Lichfield Music Centre Concert
  • Sunday 23 April
  • 5.15 St George's Day Parade Service for Scouts
  • Sunday 30 April
  • This Sunday marks the first anniversary of the launch of 'Faith in the City'. Special prayers will be offered

  • Mattins is said every weekday at 8.00am
    Holy Communion is celebrated on weekdays at 9.30am
    On Sundays, Holy Communion (1662) is celebrated at 8.00am