Canon in Residence:
19 - 22 The Precentor; 23 - 25 The Treasurer; 26 - 27 The Precentor; 28 - 30 The Treasurer;1 - 12 The Chancellor; 13 - 16 The Precentor

Dean
The Very Reverend Dr N T Wright

Precentor
The Reverend Canon Charles Taylor

Organist and Master of the Choristers
Mr Andrew Lumsden


THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTERTIDE (The First Sunday after Easter) - Sunday 19 April (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Psalm 34 vv. 1-10
  • Jackson in G
  • Jubilate Stanford in C
  • Haec dies Byrd
  • Hymns 117, 271, 120
  • Preacher: The Venerable A Sadler Archdeacon of Walsall
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 115
  • Dyson in D
  • Ye choirs of new Jerusalem Stanford
  • Hymns 118, 351

  • The Cathedral Choir returns from vacation

    Monday 20 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 102, 103
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 104
  • Moeran in D
  • This joyful Eastertide arr. Wood (497)

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

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 105
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 106
  • Ayleward (The Short Service)
  • Ave Maria Victoria

  • Wednesday 22 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy COmmunion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 107
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 108, 109

  • Thursday 23 April - George, Patron Saint of England, Martyr, 4th century

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 110, 111, 112, 113
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 114, 115

  • Friday 24 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 116, 117, 118
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 1-32
  • 8.00pm Cathedral Choir Concert in Frankfurt Cathedral

    THE FEAST OF SAINT MARK THE EVANGELIST - Saturday 25 April

    9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Bartholemew's Church, Penn
  • Cantate Domino Pitoni
  • Smith Responses
  • Hymn 163
  • Psalm(s) 96
  • Brewer in D
  • Give us the wings of faith Bullock (73)

  • THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTERTIDE (Second Sunday after Easter) - Sunday 26 April (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 23
  • Mass in G minor Vaughan Williams
  • Jubilate Britten in E flat
  • Ave verum corpus Elgar
  • Hymns 112, 104, 282
  • Preacher: The Precentor
  • 3.30pm Christian Aid Service for Jubilee 2000
  • Special Service Sheet
  • The heavens are telling Haydn
  • Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake Hilton
  • Magnificat Stanford in B flat

  • Monday 27 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
  • Weelkes (The First Service)
  • Terra tremuit Byrd

  • Tuesday 28 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 132, 133, 134, 135
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 136, 137, 138
  • Watson in E
  • Dum transisset Sabbatum Taverner

  • Wednesday 29 April - Catherine of Siena, Mystic, 1380

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

  • Thursday 30 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 144, 145, 146
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 147, 148, 149, 150
  • Tomkins (The Second Service)
  • Gloria in excelsis Deo Weelkes

  • THE FEST OF SAINT PHILIP AND SAINT JAMES, APOSTLES - Friday 1 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 27
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Hymn 164 [tune 183]
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 137-152
  • Ireland in F
  • How beauteous are their feet Stanford (372)

  • Saturday 2 May - Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher, 373

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 9, 10, 11
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Psalm(s) 12, 13, 14
  • Wise in E flat
  • My beloved spake Purcell (329)
  • Hymn 118

  • THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTERTIDE (Third Sunday after Easter) - Sunday 3 May (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm 30 vv. 1-4, 30-end
  • Missa super Bel' Amfitrit' Altera Lassus
  • Haec dies Byrd
  • Ave verum corpus Byrd
  • Hymns 473(ii) omit *, 280, 121
  • Preacher: The Dean
  • 3.30pm Evensong in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Marie Curie Cancer Care
  • Walsh Responses
  • Psalm(s) 42
  • Dyson in D
  • And I saw a new heaven Bainton
  • Hymns on Special Service Sheet

  • Monday 4 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 19, 20, 21
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 22, 23
  • Batten (The Fourth Service)
  • Ave Jesu Christe Philips

  • Tuesday 5 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 24, 25, 26
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong attended by the Choir Schools Association Head Teachers
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 27, 28, 29
  • Noble in B minor
  • Blessed be the God and Father S S Wesley

  • Wednesday 6 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 30, 31
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Chapel Choir of Kingham Hill School
  • Ives Responses
  • Psalm(s) 32
  • Dyson in F
  • O praise God in his holiness Armstrong Gibbs

  • Thursday 7 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 35, 36
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 37
  • Sunsion in A
  • My beloved spake Hadley

  • Friday 8 May - Julian of Norwich, Mystic, c.1417

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 38, 39, 40
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 41, 42, 43
  • Wood in D
  • Christ is risen Joubert

  • Saturday 9 May

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 44, 45, 46
  • 5.30pm Evening Prayer in the Cathedral School Chapel
  • Psalm(s) 47, 48, 49
  • 7.30pm Lichfield Cathedral Special Choir Concert works by Handel and Beethoven

    Sunday 10 May (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 37 vv. 23-28
  • Missa brevis Kodaly
  • Te Deum Ireland in F
  • O living bread Whitlock
  • Hymns 427, 279 [tune 255], 463(ii)
  • Preacher: The Treasurer
  • 3.30pm Staffordshire Youth and Community Education Service Annual Celebration
  • 'Many Members, One Body'

  • Monday 11 May

    8.00am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 56, 57
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalm(s) 59, 60, 61
  • Rubbra in A flat
  • Thou wilt keep him S S Wesley (465)

  • Tuesday 12 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 62, 63, 64
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral
  • Sharpe Responses
  • Psalm(s) 65, 66, 67
  • Sumsion in G
  • Christ our Paschal Lamb Shepherd

  • Wednesday 13 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 68
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Schola Cantorum of Oundle School
  • Sumsion Responses
  • Psalm(s) 69 vv. 1-22, 30-end
  • Stanford in G
  • Give us the wings of faith Bullock (73)

  • THE FEAST OF SAINT MATTHIAS THE APOSTLE - Thursday 14 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 33
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Hymn 165 [tune 318]
  • Psalm(s) 92
  • Tomkins (The Fifth Service)
  • O quam gloriosum Victoria (426)

  • Friday 15 May

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 75, 76, 77
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalm(s) 78
  • D Purcell in E minor
  • Now the green blade riseth James

  • Saturday 16 May

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 79, 80, 81
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm(s) 82, 83, 84, 85
  • Hymn 114
  • Byrd (The Second Service)
  • Sing joyfully Byrd

  • last updated: 19 April, 1998
    ©1998 Richard Shakeshaft