Canon in Residence:
21 - 28 The Treasurer; 1 - 15 The Precentor; 16 - 20 The Chancellor

Dean
The Very Reverend Dr N T Wright

Precentor
The Reverend Canon Charles Taylor

Organist and Master of the Choristers
Mr Andrew Lumsden


THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT - Sunday 21 February (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 1-8
  • Missa super Simile est Regnum Victoria
  • Remember not, Lord, our offences Purcell
  • Jesu, dulcis memoria Villette
  • Hymns 74, 67, 265
  • Preacher: The Venerable George Frost Lent Address I
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Lloyd (Hereford) Responses
  • Psalm(s) 51
  • Latin Magnificat for double choir Stanford
  • Nunc dimittis plainsong
  • Faire is the heaven Harris
  • Hymns 449 (vv. 1, 2, 5, 6), 65

  • Monday 22 February

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 107
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm(s) 108, 109
  • Byrd (The Second Service)
  • O Lord, the maker Mundy

  • Tuesday 23 February - Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, Martyr, c.155

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 110, 111, 112, 113
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm(s) 114, 115
  • Weelkes (The Short Service)
  • Salvator mundi (ii) Tallis

  • Wednesday 24 February - Ember Day

    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

  • Thursday 25 February

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 33-72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral
  • Ashfield Responses
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 73-104
  • Moore (The First Service)
  • De profundis Arvo Part (Psalm 130)

  • Friday 26 February - Ember Day

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 105-144
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong (unaccompanied) in the Lady Chapel
  • Ebdon Responses
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 145-176
  • Gibbons (Fauxbourdon)
  • Hymn to the Mother of God Tavener

  • Saturday 27 February - George Herbert, Priest, Pastor, Poet, 1633; Ember Day

    9.30am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Leighton Responses
  • Hymn 391
  • Psalm(s) 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
  • Jackson in G
  • Love bade me welcom Vaughan Williams

  • THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT - Sunday 28 February(Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 33-40
  • Missa brevis Berkeley
  • Benedicite in B flat Sumsion
  • Ave verum corpus Byrd
  • Hymns 406, 333, 357
  • Preacher: The Venerable George Frost Lent Address II
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Leighton Responses
  • Psalm(s) 74
  • Noble in B minor
  • Lord, thou hast been our refuge Bairstow
  • Hymns 450, 453

  • Monday 1 March - David, Bishop, Patron, Saint of Wales, c.601

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 6, 7, 8
  • Weelkes (The Eighth Service)
  • Ne irascaris, Domine Byrd

  • CHAD, BISHOP OF LICHFIELD, MISSIONARY - Tuesday 2 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 98, 147
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral
  • Sharpe Responses
  • Hymn 221(ii)
  • Psalm(s) 97
  • Magnificat sexti toni a4 Victoria
  • Nunc dimittis a8 Palestrina
  • Holy is the true light Harris
  • 7.30pm Patronal Festival Eucharist & Procession to the Shrine

    Wednesday 3 March - Saints and Martyrs of Europe

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 15, 16, 17
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 18

  • Thursday 4 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 19, 20, 21
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Chapel of St Stephen 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 22, 23
  • Henry Purcell in B flat
  • Civitas sancti tui Byrd

  • Friday 5 March

    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, Installation of Prebendaries & Commemoration of Benefactors
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 15
  • Wood in E flat No 2
  • How lovely is thy dwelling place Brahms
  • Hymns on a special sheet

  • Saturday 6 March

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 35, 36
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalm(s) 32, 33, 34
  • Naylor in A
  • Salvator mundi (i) Tallis
  • Hymns 60 [tune 76]

  • THE THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT - Sunday 7 March (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 97-104
  • Missa Collegium Regale Howells
  • The Lamentation Bairstow
  • Venite comedite Sharpe
  • Hymns 76, 304, 372
  • Preacher: The Venerable George Frost Lent Address III
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Tomkins Responses
  • Psalm(s) 31
  • Humfrey in E minor
  • O Lord my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Humfrey
  • Hymns 379, 94

  • Monday 8 March - Edward King, Bishop, Teacher, Pastor, 1910

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 38, 39, 40
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Choristers
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 42, 43
  • Ridout (The St Albans Service)
  • Agnus Dei (Kronungsmesse) Mozart

  • Tuesday 9 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 44, 45, 46
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm(s) 47, 48, 49
  • Harwood in A flat
  • Cast me not away S S Wesley

  • Wednesday 10 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 50, 51, 52
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 53, 54, 55

  • Thursday 11 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 56, 57
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral in the Lady Chapel
  • Harris Responses
  • Psalm(s) 59, 60, 61
  • Wood in E
  • Lugebat David attrib. Gombert

  • Friday 12 February

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 62, 63, 64
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong (unaccompanied) in the Lady Chapel
  • Ebdon Responses
  • Psalm(s) 65, 66, 67
  • Holmes (Fauxbourdon)
  • Timor et tremor Poulenc

  • Saturday 13 March

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 68
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Hymn 337
  • Psalm(s) 69, 70
  • Howells (Collegium Regale)
  • Greater love Ireland

  • THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT Mothering Sunday - Sunday 14 March (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm 119 vv. 153-160
  • Messe Solennelle Vierne
  • Salve Regina Poulenc
  • Ave Maria Biebl
  • Hymns 234(ii), 285(ii), AMNS 403
  • Preacher: The Venerable George Frost Lent Address IV
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Shephard Responses
  • Psalm(s) 23, 27
  • Blair in B minor
  • I love the Lord Harvey
  • Hymns 178, 408(i)

  • Monday 15 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 75, 76, 77
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalm(s) 78
  • Sumsion in A
  • Wash me throughly S S Wesley

  • Tuesday 16 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 79, 80, 81
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalm(s) 82, 83, 84, 85
  • Tomkins (The Fifth Service)
  • O Lord, rebuke me not Byrd

  • Wednesday 17 March - Patrick, Bishop, Patron Saint of Ireland, c.460

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 86, 87, 88
  • 9.30am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayersong
  • Psalm(s) 89

  • Thursday 18 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 90, 91, 92
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalm(s) 93, 94
  • Henry Purcell in G minor
  • Jehova, quam multi sunt Purcell

  • JOSEPH OF NAZARETH - Friday 19 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion
  • Psalm(s) 1
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Hymn 160 [tune 190(ii)]
  • Psalm(s) 34
  • Magnificat Howells in G
  • Nunc dimittis Holst
  • The Cherry Tree Carol trad., arr., Willcock

  • Saturday 20 March

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 35, 36
  • 5.30pm Evensong and Presentation of RSCM Awards
  • Walsh Responses
  • Hymn 336
  • Psalm(s) 104
  • Gray in F minor
  • Turn thy face from my sins Attwood

  • last updated: 15 February, 1999
    ©1999 Richard Shakeshaft