Canon in Residence:
20 - 29 George Frost, Treasurer
1 - 15 Charles Taylor, Precentor
16 - 18 Tony Barnard, Chancellor
Dean: Michael Yorke
Precentor: Charles Taylor
Organist and Master of the Choristers: Andrew Lumsden

THE THIRD SUNDAY BEFORE LENT - Sunday 20 February (Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 41 vv. 1-4 & 11-end
  • Missa brevis Leighton
  • Te Deum in B flat Stanford
  • Tantum ergo de Severac
  • Hymns 436, 378, 278
  • Preacher: Prebendary R Vaughan
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 10
  • Henry Purcell in G minor
  • Lobert den Herrn J S Bach
  • Hymns 257 [tune 346], 486
  • Cathedral Choir half-term vacation until 28th February

    Monday 21 February

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 105
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 106

  • Tuesday 22 February

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 107
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 108, 109

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

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 110, 111, 112, 113
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 114, 115

  • Thursday 24 February

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

  • Friday 25 February

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 33-72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 73-104

  • Saturday 26 February

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 105-144
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Mary's Church, Aylesbury
  • Smith Responses
  • Hymn 54(ii)
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 161-176
  • Harwood in A
  • The heavens are telling Haydn

  • THE SECOND SUNDAY BEFORE LENT - Sunday 27 February (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm(s) 104 vv. 24-31
  • Darke in F
  • Antiphon Vaughan Williams
  • Listen, sweet dove Ives
  • Hymns 33 vv. 1, 2, 6, & 7, 285(ii), 456
  • Preacher: The Venerable George Frost Treasurer and Archdeacon of Lichfield
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Morley Responses
  • Psalm(s) 65
  • Weelkes (The Service for Trebles)
  • Alleluia, I heard a voice Weelkes
  • Hymns 245, 440 [omit *]

  • Monday 28 February

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 132, 133, 134, 135
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral in the Lady Chapel
  • Ashfield Responses
  • Psalm(s) 136, 137, 138
  • Sharpe (Fauxbourdon)
  • Lugebat David attrib. Gombert

  • Tuesday 29 February

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 139, 140, 141
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 142, 143
  • Moeran in D
  • Abendlied Rheinberger

  • Wednesday 1 March - David, Bishop of Menevia, Patron of Wales, c. 601

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Catherine's School, Richmond, USA
  • plainsong Responses
  • Psalm(s) 7
  • Archer (The Four Cathedrals Service)
  • The Lord is my Shepherd How

  • CHAD, BISHOP OF LICHFIELD, MISSIONARY (Patronal Festival) - Thursday 2 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 97
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) at the High Altar 5.30pm Festal Evensong
  • Clucas Responses
  • Hymn 221 (ii)
  • Psalm(s) 67
  • Brewer in E flat
  • Give us the wings of faith Bullock

  • Friday 3 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 15, 16, 17
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong and Commemoration of Benefactors
  • Clucas Responses
  • Psalm(s) 15
  • Wood in F (Collegium Regale)
  • How lovely is thy dwelling place Brahms

  • Saturday 4 March

    9.30am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 19, 20, 21
  • 11.30am Pilgrimage from St Chad's Well to the Shrine of St Chad and Eucharist 5.30pm Evensong with participants from the St Chad Pilgrimage
  • Smith Responses
  • Hymn 148 vv. 1 & 8
  • Psalm(s) 22, 23
  • Stanford in C
  • O thou, the central orb Wood

  • THE SUNDAY NEXT BEFORE LENT - Patronal Festival Sunday - Sunday 5 March (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Patronal Eucharist & Procession to the Shrine
  • Processional Hymn 396
  • Messe Solennelle Langlais
  • Te Deum in G Vaughan Williams
  • Ave verum corpus Elgar
  • Hymns 484 [tune 167], 485
  • Preacher: The Reverend Adrian Daffern Treasurer's Vicar and Vicar in the Stafford Team Ministry
  • 3.30pm Evensong and Commemoration of the Home Front, 1939-1945
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 46
  • Howells in G
  • And I saw a new heaven Bainton
  • Hymns 417, 372, 377, 333
  • Preacher: Prebendary John Ridyard

  • Monday 6 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 30, 31
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 32, 33, 34
  • Ayleward (The Short Service)
  • See, see, the word is incarnate Gibbons

  • Tuesday 7 March - Perpetua, Felicity and their Companions, Martyrs at Carthage, 203

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 35, 36
  • 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) 37
  • Magnificat quinti toni Dufay
  • Nunc dimittis plainsong
  • Seek him that maketh the seven stars Elgar

  • ASH WEDNESDAY - Wednesday 8 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 102 vv. 1-17
  • 9.30am Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes with Lichfield Cathedral School 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ebdon Responses
  • Psalm(s) 51 Allegri
  • Byrd (Fauxbourdon)
  • Call to remembrance Farrant
  • 7.30pm Eucharist and the Liturgy of Ash Wednesday sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Missa simile est regnum Victoria
  • Remember not, Lord Purcell
  • Hear my prayer Purcell

  • Thursday 9 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 44, 45, 46
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 47, 48, 49

  • Friday 10 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 50, 51, 52
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong in the Lady Chapel
  • Ebdon Responses
  • Psalm(s) 53, 54, 55
  • Holmes (Fauxbourdon)
  • Salvator mundi (i) Tallis

  • Saturday 11 March

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 56, 57
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Hymn 74
  • Psalm(s) 59, 60, 61
  • Gray in F minor
  • O Lord look down Battishill

  • THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT - Sunday 12 March (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am The Litany in Procession and Sung Eucharist
  • The Litany Tallis
  • Missa brevis Berkeley
  • Civitas sancti tui Byrd
  • Hymns 70, 67, 357
  • Preacher: Canon Tony Barnard Chancellor
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm(s) 119 vv. 17-32
  • Weelkes (The Eighth Service)
  • Savator mundi Blow
  • Hymns 64, 439(i)

  • Monday 13 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 68
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 69, 70
  • Byrd (The Short Service)
  • O Lord, in thy wrath Joubert

  • Tuesday 14 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 71, 72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral
  • Spicer Responses
  • Psalm(s) 73, 74
  • Magnificat sexti toni Victoria
  • Nunc dimittis plainsong
  • In ieunio et fletu Tallis

  • Wednesday 15 March - Ember Day

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 75, 76, 77
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Chad's Church, Shrewsbury
  • Introit: Let thy merciful ears Mudd
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm(s) 78 vv. 1-17
  • Statham in E minor
  • Wash me throughly S S Wesley

  • Thursday 16 March

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 79, 80, 81
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 82, 83, 84, 85
  • Tomkins (The Fifth Service)
  • Miserere mei Byrd

  • Friday 17 March - Patrick, Bishop, Missionary, Patron of Ireland c. 460; Ember Day

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 86, 87, 88
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong in the Lady Chapel
  • Ebdon Responses
  • Psalm(s) 89
  • Gibbons (Fauxbourdon)
  • Salvator mundi (ii) Tallis

  • Saturday 18 March - Cyril, Bishop of Jerusalem, Teacher, 386

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 90, 91, 92
  • 5.30pm Evensong with presentation of RSCM awards
  • Walsh Responses
  • Psalm(s) 93, 94
  • Howells (The Gloucester Service)
  • Turn thy face Attwood

  • last updated: 17 February, 2000
    ©2000 Richard Shakeshaft
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