Lent, Holy Week and Easter Services 2017

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Except where indicated, all these services take place in S. Bartholomew the Great



Lent

Lent
Ash Wednesday, 1st March 2017
08:30 Holy Eucharist with ashing in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant: The Ven. Peter Delaney – Bishop's Chaplain
12:30 Ecumenical Liturgy of the Word with ashing in St Bartholomew the Less
18:00 Solemn Choral Eucharist with ashing at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: Revd Jeremy Davies – The Hospitaller
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney – Bishop's Chaplain
Setting: Missa Emendemus in melius – Palestrina
At the Ashing: Miserere mei – Allegri
At the Offertory: Emendemus in melius – Byrd
First Sunday of Lent, 5th March 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
10:00 Family Eucharist in S. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Revd Mark Young, The Sacrist
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
Setting: Messe Solennelle – Vierne
At the Offertory: O quam amabilis es – Villette
Postlude: Allegro from Symphonie II – Vierne
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Responses: Tomkins
Canticles: The Fifth Service – Tomkins
Anthem: Salvator mundi – Blow
Postlude: Voluntary in D minor – Stanley
Second Sunday of Lent, 12th March 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Mark Young, The Sacrist
10:00 Family Eucharist with Refreshments in S. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Bill Wilson The Sub-Prior Emeritus
Setting: Missa Si ambulavero – de Monte
At the Offertory: Salva nos, Domine – Mouton
Postlude: Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist, BWV 671 – Johann Sebastian Bach
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney Bishop's Chaplain
Responses: Ayleward
Canticles: The Fourth Service – Batten
Anthem: Lord let me know mine end – Greene
Postlude: Grave & Adagio (Sonata No. 2 in C minor) – Mendelssohn
Third Sunday of Lent, 19th March 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great Celebrant & Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney Bishop's Chaplain
Setting: Missa cosi estrema la doglia – Spontone
At the Offertory: Domine ne in furore tuo – Monteverdi
Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in G minor – Brahms
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Responses: Rose
Canticles: Evensong Service in F ‘Collegium Regale’ – Wood
Anthem: Wash me throughly – Wesley
Postlude: O Gott, du frommer Gott – Brahms
Fourth Sunday of Lent, Refreshment Sunday, Mothering Sunday, 26th March 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Setting: Messa di Gloria – Puccini
At the Offertory: O salutaris hostia – Rossini
Postlude: Final from Triptyche – Langlais
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
Responses: Clucas
Canticles: Evening service in G minor – Francis Jackson
Anthem: Geistliches Lied – Brahms
Postlude: Rhapsody on a Ground – Statham
Passion Sunday, 2nd April 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
Setting: Missa In te Domine speravi – Palestrina
At the Offertory: Ecce nunc tempus – Guerrero
Postlude: Prelude in F minor, BWV534 – Johann Sebastian Bach
18:30 Choral Evensong, Sermon & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Responses: Plainsong
Canticles: The Short Service – Gibbons
Anthem: When David heard – Weelkes
Postlude: Ciacona in E minor – Buxtehude

Holy Week & Easter

Holy Week, the annual liturgical commemoration of the passion, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, begins on Palm Sunday and ends with the Easter Vigil.

Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday, 9th April 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant &: Preacher: The Revd Mark Young, The Sacrist
09:30 Please note time Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Blessing of Palms and Procession in the Chapel of the Charterhouse
Hosanna to the Son of David – Weelkes
Pueri Hebræorum – Schubert
11:20 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
Setting: Communion Service in E – Darke
The Passion: Victoria
18:30 "Into the Hands of Sinners" in The Great
This service comprises a sequence of readings, music, and prayers. In some respects, it is like a Christmas Carol Service in structure, but the narrative in this case tells the story of the events of Holy Week up to the crucifixion, death, and burial of the Lord Jesus Christ. It includes some of the most powerful music of the season, and is a powerful and moving way to prepare for the days ahead.
Music: Hosanna to the Son of David – Weelkes
             Vinea mea electa – Poulenc
             O sacrum convivium – Messiaen
             O vos omnes – Gesualdo
             Crucifixus – Lotti
             Civitas sancti tui – Byrd

Monday of Holy Week, 10th April 2017
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of the Great
Celebrant: The Ven. Peter Delaney Bishop's Chaplain
Tuesday of Holy Week, 10th April 2017
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of the Great
Celebrant: The Ven. Peter Delaney Bishop's Chaplain
Wednesday of Holy Week, 10th April 2017
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of the Great
Celebrant: The Revd Jeremy Davies The Hospitaller


Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday, 13th April 2017
20:00 The Mass of the Lord's Supper with the Washing of Feet
at the High Altar of The Great

Followed by a Watch at the Altar of Repose until Midnight
Celebrant: The Revd Jeremy Davies The Hospitaller
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney Bishop's Chaplain
Setting: Messe cum jubilo – Duruflé
At the Washing of Feet: Ubi caritas – Ola Gjeilo

Butterworth CharitySolemn LiturgyTenebrae
Good Friday, 14th April 2017
11:30 Butterworth Charity in the Churchyard of The Great
Officiant: The Ven. Peter Delaney Bishop's Chaplain
12:00 Solemn Liturgy of the Passion in The Great
Celebrant: The Ven. Peter Delaney Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies The Hospitaller
Music: The Reproaches – Sanders
             Crux fidelis – King John IV of Portugal
             Christus factus est – Bruckner
19:00 Tenebræ in The Great
Officiant: The Ven. Peter Delaney Bishop's Chaplain
Music: Responsories – Victoria
             Christus factus est – Anerio

Easter Vigil
Easter Eve, 15th April 2017
20:00 The Easter Vigil in the The Great
This service begins in the Cloister in darkness. Those attending are invited to gather there for the First Fire before we go in procession into the church behind the newly lit Paschal Candle for the proclamation of Easter in the Exsultet.
Officiant: The Ven. Peter Delaney Bishop's Chaplain
Music: Messe Solennelle (Gloria) – Vierne
             Sicut cervus – Palestrina
             Te Deum in G – Vaughan Williams
Postlude: Final, from Symphonie VI – Widor

Easter Day
Easter Day, 16th April 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
10:00 Easter Family Eucharist
followed by an Easter Egg Hunt

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist with Renewal of the Baptismal Covenant at the High Altar of The Great
with distribution of Easter Eggs at the door
Celebrant: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Setting: Krönungsmesse – Mozart
At the Offertory: Rise Heart, from Five Mystical Songs – Vaughan Williams
Postlude: Final, from Symphonie IV – Widor
18:30 Festal Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
Introit: Hæc dies – Byrd
Responses: Shepherd
Canticles: Evening Service in D – Dyson
Anthem: My beloved spake – Hadley
At Benediction: O Salutaris Saint-Saëns; Tantum ergo – Henschel
Postlude: Christ ist erstanden – Johann Sebastian Bach

Low Sunday
Low Sunday (Easter II), 23rd April 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Mark Young, The Sacrist
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Procession & Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Revd Bill Wilson The Sub-Prior Emeritus
Preacher: The Revd Mark Young, The Sacrist
Setting: Missa Quarti toni – Allegri
At the Offertory: Christus resurgens – Lassus
Postlude: Joie et clarté des corps glorieux – Messiaen
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
Responses: Radcliffe
Canticles: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis of Twelve Notes – Ridout
Anthem: Christ is now rysen agayne – Brockless
Postlude: Resurrection Dance – Ridout
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