Canon in Residence:
5 & 6, 15 & 16, 1 The Precentor; 7 - 14 Canon Howe; 17 - 31The Treasurer

Dean
The Very Reverend Dr N T Wright

Precentor
The Reverend Canon Charles Taylor

Organist and Master of the Choristers
Mr Andrew Lumsden


THE FEAST OF DEDICATION Pentecost XX - Sunday 5 October (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Processional Hymn 205
  • Stanford in B flat
  • Te Deum Ireland in F
  • Locus iste a Deo factus est Bruckner
  • Hymns 471, 485
  • Preacher: The Dean's Vicar
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm 48
  • Gibbons (The Second Service)
  • Ave Maria Bruckner (5)
  • Hymns 206, 431

  • Monday 6 October - William Tyndale, Translator of the Bible, 1536

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 30, 31
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalms 32, 33, 34
  • Dyson in F
  • Beati quorum via Stanford (367)

  • Tuesday 7 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 35, 36
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm 37
  • Ayleward (The Short Service)
  • O Domine Jesu Christe Fauré

  • Wednesday 8 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 38, 39, 40
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalms 41, 42, 43

  • Thursday 9 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 44, 45, 46
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral
  • Ashfield Responses
  • Psalms 47, 48, 49
  • Shepherd (The First Service)
  • Adoramus te, Christe Palestrina (253)

  • Friday 10 October - Paulinus, Bishop, Missionary, 644

    7.40am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 50, 51, 52
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong in the Lady Chapel
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalms 53, 54, 55
  • Gibbons (The Short Service)
  • Daughters of Zion Boyle

  • Saturday 11 October

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalms 56, 57
  • 2.30pm Friends of Lichfield Cathedral Diamond Jubilee Concert 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Hymn 250
  • Psalms 59, 60, 61
  • Byrd (The Second Service)
  • Bring us, O Lord God Harris (John Donne)

  • THE TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST - Sunday 12 October (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Processional Hymn 259
  • Mass for four voices Byrd
  • Thou visitest the earth Greene
  • Oculi omnium Wood
  • Hymns 261, 262
  • Preacher: The Dean
  • 3.30pm Evensong in thanksgiving for the Golden Wedding Anniversary of HM The Queen
  • Clucas Responses
  • We wait for the loving kindness McKie
  • Psalm 67
  • Howells (The New College Service)
  • Blessed be the God and Father S S Wesley
  • Hymns 436, 459, 393, 408(i)
  • Preacher: The Bishop of Stafford

  • Monday 13 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm 68
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalms 69, 70
  • Tomkins (The Second Service)
  • O Lord, rebuke me not in thine indignation Byrd

  • Tuesday 14 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 71, 72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalms 73, 74
  • Sumsion in A
  • Os justi meditabitur sapientiam Bruckner

  • Wednesday 15 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 75, 76, 77
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm 78

  • Thursday 16 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 79, 80, 81
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Choristers
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalms 83, 84
  • Dyson in C minor
  • Pie Jesu Fauré

  • Friday 17 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 86, 87, 88
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm First Evensong of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm 103
  • Stanford in G
  • The Spirit of the Lord Elgar (154)

  • Saturday 18 October

    The Cathedral Choir is on half-term vacation until 1 November 9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalms
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Lydian Singers
  • Barnard Responses
  • Hymn 19
  • Psalm 104
  • Dyson in F
  • Give us the wings of faith Bullock (73)

  • THE LAST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST - Sunday 19 October (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Lydian Singers
  • O send out thy light Benson
  • Missa Aedis Christi Matthias
  • Beati quorum via Stanford
  • O scarum convivium Tallis
  • Hymns 476, 381, 346
  • Preacher: The Reverend Prebendary Geoffrey Stanton
  • 3.30pm Evensong in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Arthritis Care. Sung by the Lydian Singers
  • Barnard Responses
  • Psalm 42
  • Brewer in D
  • O thou, the central orb Wood
  • Hymns on special service sheet

  • Monday 20 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm 102
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm 104

  • Tuesday 21 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm 105
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm 106

  • Wednesday 22 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm 107
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm 108, 109

  • Thursday 23 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm 110, 111, 112, 113
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of Hutton Grammar School, Preston
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalms 114, 115
  • Sumsion in G
  • I was glad Parry (320)

  • Friday 24 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 116, 117, 118
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm 119 vv. 1 - 32

  • Saturday 25 October

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm 119 vv. 33 - 72
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St John's Church, Egremont
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Hymn 248(ii)
  • Psalm 119 vv. 73 - 104
  • Stanford in B flat
  • Evening Hymn Balfour Gardiner (165)

  • THE NINTH SUNDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS - Sunday 26 September (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) and thanksgiving for the 50th Anniversary of the 1947 bells. Sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Processional Hymn 473(ii) vv. 1, 2, 6, 7, 8
  • Darke in F
  • Let all mortal flesh keep silence Bairstow
  • Hymns 336, 437
  • Preacher: The Reverend Canon John Howe
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Lloyd Responses (Hereford)
  • Psalm 148
  • Richard Lloyd (The Hereford Service)
  • Hail, gladdening light Wood
  • Hymns 466, 263 (omit *)

  • Monday 27 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalms 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131

  • THE FEAST OF SAINT SIMON AND SAINT JUDE, APOSTLES - Tuesday 28 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 124, 126
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm 119 vv. 1 - 16

  • Wednesday 29 October - James Hannington, Bishop, Missionary, Martyr, 1885

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalms 139, 140, 141
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalms 142, 143

  • Thursday 30 October

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalms 144, 146
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalms 147, 149

  • Friday 31 October - Saints and Martyrs of the Reformation Era

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm 145
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm 148, 150

  • THE FEAST OF ALL SAINTS - Saturday 1 November

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar
  • Psalms
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalms 111, 112
  • Wood in F (Collegium Regale)
  • O quam gloriosum est regnum Victoria (103)
  • Hymn 224 [tune 452]

  • last updated: 2 October, 1997
    ©1997 Richard Shakeshaft