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MAUNDY THURSDAY
7:30am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
10:30am The Chrism Eucharist
12:45pm Doors open for sightseeing
4:00pm Last entry for sightseeing
5:00pm Maundy Thursday Liturgy
6:15pm The Watch of the Passion

Service Schedule

April

02

Thursday

Morning Prayer
Start: 7:30am  End: 8:00am
A spoken service, led by prayer, it lasts roughly 20 minutes and is popular with City workers on their way into their offices. All are very welcome to attend.
Eucharist
Start: 8:00am  End: 8:30am
A spoken service, usually led by the Canon in Residence, this service lasts roughly 30 minutes and is popular with City workers. All are very welcome to attend.
The Chrism Eucharist
Start: 10:30am  End: 12:00pm
The clergy of the Diocese gather around their Bishop to renew their ordination vows.
Sung by the St Paul's Cathedral Consort
Music
Missa brevis - Jonathan Dove; Ave verum corpus - Colin Mawby
Preacher
The Bishop
Voluntary
Litanies - Alain
Maundy Thursday Liturgy
Start: 5:00pm  End: 6:00pm
A profoundly moving and powerful act of worship at the foot of the Cross with the washing of feet.
Music
Gloria (Messe Solennelle) - Vierne; Agnus Dei - Martin; Ubi caritas et amor - Durufle; God so loved the world - Stainer; Tristis est anima mea - Poulenc
Preacher
The Reverend Canon Tricia Hillas, Pastor
The Watch of the Passion
Start: 6:15pm  End: 11:45pm
A watch until midnight
03

Friday

Mattins and Litany in Procession
Start: 10:15am  End: 11:15am
A special service of Choral Mattins for Good Friday
Music
The Lamentation - Bairstow; Miserere mei - Allegri; Litany - Tallis
The Three Hours
Start: 12:00pm  End: 3:00pm
A sequence of meditations with readings and music for Good Friday. Led by The Right Reverend James Jones, former Bishop of Liverpool.
Evening Prayer
Start: 4:00pm  End: 4:30pm
A special Evening Prayer for Good Friday
Good Friday Liturgy with the Veneration of the Cross and Distribution of the Sacrament
Start: 5:00pm  End: 6:00pm
Good Friday Liturgy with Baptism, Confirmation and the First Eucharist of Easter
Music
Christus factus est - F Anerio; St John Passion - Byrd; The Reproaches - Sanders; Agnus Dei (Mass iin G) - Poulenc; Crucifixus [a 8] - Lotti
04

Saturday

Morning Prayer
Start: 8:00am  End: 8:30am
A spoken service, led by prayer, it lasts roughly 20 minutes.
The Easter Vigil and Confirmation (with information for Diocesan clergy)
Start: 6:00pm  End: 7:30pm
The celebration of Easter begins with the lighting of the Paschal Candle, with Baptism and Confirmation, and the Eucharist.
Music
Go down Moses - arr. Tippett; Missa brevis - Kodaly; Jubilate Deo - Alec Roth
Preacher
The Bishop
Voluntary
Toccata - Dubois
05

Sunday

The Dawn Eucharist
Start: 5:45am  End: 6:15am
A special Eucharist to begin Easter Day
Holy Communion
Start: 8:00am  End: 8:30pm
Using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. All are very welcome to attend.
Choral Mattins
Start: 10:15am  End: 11:15am
This service is the first of the large Sunday service. A setting of the Te Deum and Jubilate Canticles are sung, as are responses and a psalm. A sermon is also preached. All are very welcome to attend.
Responses
Rose
Easter Anthems
Scott
Psalm
114
Canticles
Te Deum and Jubilate in B flat - Stanford
Preacher
The Dean
Voluntary
Finale from Symphony No 6 in G Minor - Widor
Festal Eucharist
Start: 11:30am  End: 1:00pm
A special Festal Sung Eucharist for Easter Day
Setting
Mess Solennelle - Widor
Anthem
Now the green blade riseth - trad. arr. Simon Lindley
Preacher
The Bishop
Voluntary
Prelude and fugue in B major (Op 7, No 1) - Dupre
Choral Evensong
Start: 3:15pm  End: 4:00pm
Choral Evensong is one of the most-loved services at St Paul's, usually sung by the Cathedral Choir. All are very welcome to attend.
Responses
Rose
Psalm
105 (1-15)
Canticles
Chichester Service - Walton
Anthem
Rise heart! - Vaughan Williams
Preacher
The Reverend Canon Tricia Hillas, Pastor
Voluntary
Choral-Improvisation sur le Victimae Pashali - Tournemire trans. Durufle
Sunday Organ Recital - Rachel Mahon
Start: 4:45pm  End: 5:15pm
A Sunday series where some of the world's finest organists play the Grand Organ of St Paul's
Eucharist
Start: 6:00pm  End: 7:00pm
The Sunday evening Eucharist is also a said service held underneath the dome and is popular with tourists as well as St Paul's regular congregation. All are very welcome to attend.
Anthems
I know that my Redeemer liveth; If God be for us - Handel
Voluntary
Toccata from Symphony No 5 - Widor
06

Monday

Morning Prayer
Start: 7:30am  End: 8:00am
A spoken service, led by prayer, it lasts roughly 20 minutes and is popular with City workers on their way into their offices. All are very welcome to attend.
Eucharist
Start: 8:00am  End: 8:30am
A spoken service, usually led by the Canon in Residence, this service lasts roughly 30 minutes and is popular with City workers. All are very welcome to attend.
Eucharist
Start: 12:30pm  End: 1:15pm
A spoken service, usually led by a visiting priest and is held underneath the dome, while the Cathedral is open to sightseeing visitors. All are very welcome to attend.
Choral Evensong
Start: 5:00pm  End: 5:45pm
Choral Evensong is one of the most-loved services at St Paul's, usually sung by the Cathedral Choir. All are very welcome to attend.
Visiting Choir
Sanderstead Singers
Responses
Rose
Paslm
135
Canticles
Stanford in A
Anthem
Christ is risen - Vann
07

Tuesday

Morning Prayer
Start: 7:30am  End: 8:00am
A spoken service, led by prayer, it lasts roughly 20 minutes and is popular with City workers on their way into their offices. All are very welcome to attend.
Eucharist
Start: 8:00am  End: 8:30am
A spoken service, usually led by the Canon in Residence, this service lasts roughly 30 minutes and is popular with City workers. All are very welcome to attend.
Eucharist
Start: 12:30pm  End: 1:15pm
A spoken service, usually led by a visiting priest and is held underneath the dome, while the Cathedral is open to sightseeing visitors. All are very welcome to attend.
Choral Evensong
Start: 5:00pm  End: 5:45pm
Choral Evensong is one of the most-loved services at St Paul's, usually sung by the Cathedral Choir. All are very welcome to attend.
Visiting Choir
Prometheus Singers
Responses
Shephard
Psalm
136
Canticles
Collegium Regale - Wood
Anthem
Let the people praise thee - Mathias
08

Wednesday

Morning Prayer
Start: 7:30am  End: 8:00am
A spoken service, led by prayer, it lasts roughly 20 minutes and is popular with City workers on their way into their offices. All are very welcome to attend.
Eucharist
Start: 8:00am  End: 8:30am
A spoken service, usually led by the Canon in Residence, this service lasts roughly 30 minutes and is popular with City workers. All are very welcome to attend.
Eucharist
Start: 12:30pm  End: 1:15pm
A spoken service, usually led by a visiting priest and is held underneath the dome, while the Cathedral is open to sightseeing visitors. All are very welcome to attend.
Choral Evensong
Start: 5:00pm  End: 5:45pm
Choral Evensong is one of the most-loved services at St Paul's, usually sung by the Cathedral Choir. All are very welcome to attend.
Visiting Choir
Prometheus Singers
Responses
Shephard
Psalm
105
Canticles
Stanford in F
Anthem
Light of the world - Elgar