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The Cathedral Choir takes its summer break in the months of July and August, and returns at the beginning of September.

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass: Aifreann (Whelan)

Motets: Lead me, Lord (Wesley); My eyes for beauty pine (Howells)

Hymns: All people that on earth do dwell; Christ be near at either hand

Postlude: Hymn d'action de grâce: Te Deum (Langlais)

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Cathedral Choir does not sing this morning, due to the Solemn Novena.

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Motets: Beatitudes (Glenstal); Magnificat in B flat (Stanford)

Hymns: Praise my soul the king of heaven; Christ be with me

Postlude: Sonata in in C minor, BWV 526, first movement

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Motets: Jesu rex admirabilis (Palestrina); Ave verum (Saint-Saëns)

Hymns: All people that on earth do dwell; O Mary of graces

Postlude: Passacaglia in D minor (Buxtehude)

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Motets: Cantate Domino (Pitoni); O Lord the maker of all things (Mundy)

Hymns: Dear Lord and father of mankind; Christ be with me

Postlude: Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 (Bach)

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass: Missa brevis (O'Donnell)

Motets: Ave maris stella (plainchant/Monteverdi); Oh for a closer walk with God (Stanford)

Hymns: Praise to the Lord; Now thank we all our God

Postlude: Hymn d'action de grâce: Te Deum (Langlais)

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass: Missa brevis (O'Donnell)

Motets: O sacrum convivium (Farrant); My eyes for beaurty pine (Howells)

Hymns: All my hope on God is founded; Christ is made our sure foundation

Postlude: Sonata in C minor, BWV 526, 1st movt (Bach)

The Baptism of the Lord

Mass: Missa brevis (O'Donnell)

Motets: Ave maris stella (plainchant/Monteverdi); Vidi aquam (Victoria)

Hymns: Praise to the holiest in the height; Lord of all hopefulness

Postlude: Pièce Héroïque (Bach)

The Epiphany of the Lord

Mass: Missa brevis (O'Donnell)

Motets: Coventry carol (arr. Shaw); O magnum mysterium (Victoria)

Hymns: We three kings of Orient; The first nowell

Postlude: In dir ist Freude, BWV 615 (Bach)

Feast of the Holy Family

Mass: Mass of St John of God (Haydn)

Motets: Sussex Carol (arr.Willcocks); Oíche Nollaig (arr. O'Donnell)

Hymns: Angels we have heard on high; Hark the herald angels sing

Postlude: Von Himmel hoch da komm' ich her (Pachelbel)

The Nativity of the Lord: Mass during the Day

Mass: Mass of St John of God (Haydn)

Motets: Sussex Carol (arr.Willcocks)

Hymns: Adeste fideles; Angels we have heard on high; Hark the herald angels sing

Postlude: In dulci jubilo (Bach)

The Nativity of the Lord: Mass during the Night

The Cathedral Choir sings carols from about 21:30 onwards.

Mass: Mass of St John of God (Haydn)

Motets: Sussex Carol (arr.Willcocks); O magnum mysterium (Victoria)

Hymns: Adeste fideles; Hark the herald angels sing

Postlude: In dulci jubilo (Bach)

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Mass: Missa cum jubilo (plainchant IX)

Motets: Behold a virgin bearing him (McDonagh); Dixit Maria (Hassler)

Hymns: O come Emmanuel; Alma redemptoris mater

Postlude: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimmen, BWV 645 (Bach)

Third Sunday of Advent

Mass: Missa cum jubilo (plainchant IX)

Motets: Canite tuba in Sion (Guerrero); Zion hears the watchmen's voices (Bach)

Hymns: Come thou redeemer of the earth; Alma redemptoris mater

Postlude: Lebhaft, from Sonata no. 2 (Hindemith)

Second Sunday of Advent

Mass: Missa cum jubilo (plainchant IX)

Motets: Alma redemptoris mater (Palestrina); A tender shoot (Goldschmidt)

Hymns: Come O long-expected Jesus; Alma redemptoris mater

Postlude: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (Bach)

First Sunday of Advent

Mass: Missa cum jubilo (plainchant IX)

Motets: Behold a virgin bearing him (McDonagh); Canite tuba in Sion (Guerrero)

Hymns: O comfort my people; Alma redemptoris mater

Postlude: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599 (Bach)

Feast of Christ the King

Mass: Missa O quam gloriosum (Victoria

Motets: Beatitudes (Glenstal); Lux aeterna (Anerio)

Hymns: Praise my soul the king of heaven; Hail redeemer king divine

Postlude: Lebhaft, from Sonata no. 2 (Hindemith)

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass: Missa O quam gloriosum (Victoria

Motets: Beatitudes (Glenstal); Lux aeterna (Anerio)

Hymns: Holy God, we praise thy name; Be thou my vision

Postlude: Prelude in F sharp minor (Buxtehude)

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introit: Requiem aeternam (Anerio)

Mass: Missa O quam gloriosum (Victoria

 

Motets: I heard a voice from heaven (Goss); Simile est regnum (Morales)

 

Hymn: O Mary of graces

Postlude: Prelude & fugue in G, op. 37 no. 2 (Mendelssohn)

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introit: Requiem aeternam (Anerio)

Mass: Missa O quam gloriosum (Victoria

Motets: Faith, hope & love (McDonagh); O quam gloriosum (Victoria)

Hymn: Christ be near at either hand

Postlude: Litanies (Alain)