Lent, Holy Week and Easter Services 2017

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Except where indicated, all these services take place in S. Bartholomew the Great
The Repertoire to be sung and other details will be updated nearer the time



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 to St Bartholomew the Great
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
10:00 Family Eucharist in S. Bartholomew the Less
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Third Sunday of Lent, 19th March 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
10:00 Family Eucharist in S. Bartholomew the Less
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
18:30 Choral Evensong, & Sermon in The Great
Fourth Sunday of Lent, Refreshment Sunday, Mothering Sunday, 26th March 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
10:00 Family Eucharist in S. Bartholomew the Less
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
18:30 Choral Evensong, Sermon, & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament in The Great
Passion Sunday, 2nd April 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
10:00 Family Eucharist in S. Bartholomew the Less
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great

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
11:00 Blessing of the Palms in St Bartholomew the Less (just inside the Henry VIII gate of the Hospital)
11:15 The Palm Procession from St Bartholomew the Less to St Bartholomew the Great
11:30 The Solemn Eucharist of the Passion at the High Altar of The Great
18:30 Into the Hands of Sinners: A Processional Sequence on the Passion in The Great

Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday, 13th April 2017
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
19:30 The Solemn Eucharist with the Washing of Feet and Watch.

Butterworth CharitySolemn LiturgyTenebrae
Good Friday, 14th April 2017
11:30 Distribution of the Butterworth Charity in the Churchyard of The Great
12:00 Solemn Liturgy of the Passion
19:00 Tenebræ

Easter Vigil
Holy Saturday, 15th April 2017
20:00 The Easter Vigil and Solemn Te Deum

Easter Day
Easter Day, 16th April 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
10:00 Family Eucharist at S.Bartholomew the Less with hymns & Easter Eggs
11:00 The Solemn Eucharist with renewal of the baptismal covenant & Easter Egg Hunt in The Great
18:30 Solemn Easter Vespers in The Great

Low Sunday
Low Sunday (Easter II), 23rd April 2017
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
11:00 Procession & Solemn Eucharist in The Great
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
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