Canon in Residence:
21 - 31 The Chancellor; 1 - 4 The Precentor; 5 - 9 Preb Ridyard; 10 - 11 The Precentor; 12 - 17 The 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 FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT Passion Sunday - Sunday 21 March (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 22 vv. 22-28
  • Missa brevis Palestrina
  • Call to remembrance Farrant
  • The Lent Prose plainsong
  • Hymns 87 [tune 486], 410, 86 (omit *)
  • Preacher: The Venerable George Frost Lent Address V
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Walsh Responses
  • Psalm(s) 130
  • Jackson in G
  • Salvator mundi Blow
  • Hymns 78, 84

  • Monday 22 March

    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
  • Weelkes (The First Service)
  • Miserere mei, Deus Byrd

  • Tuesday 23 March

    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
  • Byrd (The Short Service)
  • Emendemus in melius Byrd

  • Wednesday 24 March

    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

  • THE ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LORD TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY - Thursday 25 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 85
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Hymn 161 [tune 385]
  • Psalm(s) 111
  • Watson in E
  • Ecce ancilla Domini Drayton

  • Friday 26 March

    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 sung by the Vicars Choral
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 145-176
  • Magnificat primi toni a8 Palestrina
  • Nunc dimittis (i)
  • The Lamentations of Jeremiah Tallis (part one)

  • Saturday 27 March

    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
  • Smith Responses
  • Hymn 89(i)
  • Psalm(s) 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
  • Ayleward (The Short Service)
  • Hosanna to the Son of David Gibbons

  • PALM SUNDAY - Sunday 28 March(Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am The Liturgy of Palm Sunday with the Palm Procession, Sung Passion, and Eucharist
  • Come faithful people traditional
  • Processional Hymns 509, 511
  • Missa super Bel' Amfitrit Altera Lassus
  • Christus factus est Anerio
  • St Matthew Passion Victoria
  • O sacrum convivium Tallis
  • Hymns 304, 95
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 22 vv.1-21
  • Gibbons (The Second Service)
  • O Lord, look down from heaven Battishill
  • Hymns 79 [tune 128(ii)], 92

  • MONDAY IN HOLY WEEK - Monday 29 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 41
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 10.30am Holy Week Lecture I 12.00pm Mid-day Prayer at the Shrine 5.30pm Evensong
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 25
  • Byrd (Fauxbourdon)
  • O Lord, in thy wrath Gibbons
  • 7.30pm Holy Week Lecture I 9.00pm Night Prayer at the Shrine

    TUESDAY IN HOLY WEEK - Tuesday 30 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 27
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 10.30am Holy Week Lecture II 12.00pm Mid-day Prayer at the Shrine 5.30pm Evensong
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 69 vv.1-16
  • Morley (Fauxbourdon)
  • My god, my god Blow
  • 7.30pm Holy Week Lecture II 9.00pm Night Prayer at the Shrine

    WEDNESDAY IN HOLY WEEK - Wednesday 31 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 31
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 10.30am Holy Week Lecture III 12.00pm Mid-day Prayer at the Shrine 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 31
  • 7.30pm Holy Week Lecture III 9.30pm Compline by Candlelight sung in the Lady Chapel by the Vicars Choral

    MAUNDY THURSDAY - Thursday 1 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 39
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 11.00am The Chrism Mass Renewal of Ministerial Vows, Blessing of Oils, and Eucharist
  • President and Preacher: The Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Lichfield
  • 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 42, 43
  • 7.30pm Agape Supper, Eucharist, and Liturgy of Maundy Thursday with the Washing of Feet, Stripping of the Altars, and Watch of the Passion until Midnight
  • Darke in F
  • Ubi caritas et amor Durufle
  • Christus factus est Bruckner

  • GOOD FRIDAY - Friday 2 April

    10.00am Procession of Witness from Wade Street Church with Churches Together in Lichfield 12.00pm The Liturgy of Good Friday 12.00 - 12.45 The Litany in Procession and Ministry of the Word
  • Litany Tallis
  • O Saviour of the world Ousley
  • St John Passion Victoria
  • 12.45 - 1.30 The Preaching of the Passion - The Chancellor
  • Crucifixus a8 Lotti
  • Tenebrae factae sunt Poulenc
  • 1.30 - 2.15 The Proclamation of the Cross and Intercession sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • O vos omnes Gesualdo
  • The Reproaches Sanders
  • 2.15 - 3.00 The Ministry of the Sacrament sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Wood in the Phrygian Mode
  • Ruht wohl Bach
  • 7.30pm Ecumenical Evening Service with Churches Together in Lichfield

    HOLY SATURDAY - EASTER EVE - Saturday 3 April

    9.30am Morning Worship for Holy Saturday 5.30pm Evensong
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 116
  • Tallis (Fauxbourdon)
  • Thou knowest, Lord Purcell
  • 9.30pm The Liturgy of Easter Eve The Vigil, New Fire, Renewal of Baptismal Vows, and First Eucharist of Easter

    EASTER DAY - Sunday 4 April (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am The Festal Sung Eucharist of Easter Day
  • Processional Hymn 110
  • Kronungsmesse Mozart
  • Now the green blade riseth arr. Lumsden
  • Ave verum corpus Mozart
  • Hymns 296(i), 120
  • President & Preacher: The Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Lichfield
  • 3.30pm Festal Evensong and Procession
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 114
  • Wood in F
  • Rise, heart; thy Lord is risen Vaughan Williams
  • Coronation Te Deum Walton
  • Hymns 119 (omit *), 124
  • Processional Hymn 109 (omit vv.5-7)
  • The Cathedral Choir is on vacation until 26 April

    MONDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Monday 5 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 2, 110, 149
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by Eastbourne Chamber Choir
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 135
  • Stanford in C
  • O thou, the central orb Wood

  • TUESDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Tuesday 6 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 63, 146
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong sung by Eastbourne Chamber Choir
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 115
  • Morley (The Short Service)
  • Cantate Domino Pitoni

  • WEDNESDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Wednesday 7 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 57, 147 part ii
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by Eastbourne Chamber Choir
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 66
  • Stanford in B flat
  • Ave verum corpus Byrd

  • THURSDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Thursday 8 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 30, 148
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by Eastbourne Chamber Choir
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 116
  • Sumsion in G
  • Veni sancte spiritus Morano

  • FRIDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Friday 9 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 29, 147 part i
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 118

  • SATURDAY IN EASTER WEEK - Saturday 10 April

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 136
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Rawstorne Singers
  • Hills Responses
  • Hymn 101(ii) omit *
  • Psalm(s) 103
  • Dyson in D
  • Bring us, O Lord God Harris

  • THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER (Easter I) - Sunday 11 April (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Rawstorne Singers
  • Processional Hymn 117
  • Ireland in C
  • Jubilate in C Stanford
  • Ave verum corpus Elgar
  • Hymns 125 vv.1-8, 118
  • Preacher: The Reverend Paul Lockett Dean's Vicar and Vicar of St Mary & St Chad, Longton
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Rawstorne Singers
  • Hills Responses
  • Psalm(s) 115
  • Wesley in E
  • Blessed be the God and Father S S Wesley
  • Hymns 120, 351

  • Monday 12 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 62, 63, 64
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 65, 66, 67

  • Tuesday 13 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 68
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 69, 70

  • Wednesday 14 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 71, 72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 73, 74

  • Thursday 15 April

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

  • Friday 16 April

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion
  • Psalm(s) 79, 80, 81
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 82, 83, 84, 85

  • Saturday 17 April

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 86, 87, 88
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Pegasus Choir
  • Leighton Responses
  • Hymn 331
  • Psalm(s) 89 vv.1-19
  • Leighton (The Second Service)
  • Like as the harts Howells

  • last updated: 16 March, 1999
    ©1999 Richard Shakeshaft