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[Hymns Archives]


March 26, 2006 – Lent 4 – Mothering Sunday


Yea, the Darkness Is No Darkness to Thee [Psalm 139:11] Herbert Howells

Yea, the darkness is no darkness to Thee,

but the night is a clear as the day.

The darkness and light are to Thee both alike.

Processional Hymn: 602 (Crucifer) Lift high the cross

Psalm 107: 1-3, 17-22  Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.

Anthem: God So Loved the World John Stainer

Offertory Hymn: 386 (Rockingham) When I survey the wondrous cross


Meditation on the hymn “Behold! A Stranger knocking at the Door!” Walter Reynolds

The Mothers’ Union Hymn: “Gracious Saviour, Who Honours Womankind”

Recessional Hymn: 524 (Aurelia) O Christ, the great foundation

Postlude: Postlude on the Mothers’ Union Hymn Healey Willan


March 19, 2006 – Lent 3


Ave Maris Stella Franz Liszt

The Ave Verum of Mozart Franz Liszt

Processional Hymn: 355 (Lasst uns erfrueun) All creatures of our God and King

Anthem: The Heavens Are Telling Ludwig van Beethoven

The heavens are telling the Lord’s endless glory,

Through all the earth his praise is found.

The starry hosts he doth order and number,

He fills the morning’s golden springs,

He wakes the sun from his night-curtained slumber,

O man, adore the King of Kings.

Psalm 19

Offertory Hymn: 537 (Cross of Jesus) In the cross of Christ I glory


The Ave Maria of Arcadelt Franz Liszt

Give Ear Unto My Prayer (Ave Maria) Jacob Arcadelt

Recessional Hymn: 471 (Omni Die) Let my people seek their freedom

Postlude: Introitus Franz Liszt


March 12, 2006 – Lent 2


O God, Thou Faithful God Johannes Brahms

My Heart Is Filled with Longing Johannes Brahms

Processional Hymn: 350 (St. Thomas) Stand up and bless the Lord

Psalm 22: 22-30

Anthem: Put Thou Thy Trust in God Philip Tomblings

Put thou thy trust in God,

In duties path go on;

Walk in his strength with faith and hope,

So shall thy work be done.

John Wesley

Offertory Hymn: 431 (Breslau) Take up your cross, the Saviour said


Andante tranquillo Felix Mendelssohn

Call Jehovah Thy Salvation Felix Mendelssohn

Recessional Hymn: 42 (Marching) Crashing waters at creation

Postlude: Fugue in D Minor Anton Bruckner


March 5, 2006 – Lent 1


Messe pour les Couvents François Couperin

Chromhorne sur la Taille

Dialogue sur la Voix humaine

Recit de tierce

Elevation: Tierce en Taille

Processional Hymn: 175 (Heinlein [Aus der Tiefe]) Forty days and forty nights

Anthem: Hallelujah, Praise the Lord Marc-Antoine Charpentier

Hallelujah, Praise the Lord!

Praise him for his acts of power,

Praise him for his excellent greatness,

Praise him with trumpet, harp and lyre


Psalm 150

Offertory Hymn: 170 (Erhalt uns, Herr) The glory of these forty days


When Christ’s Appearing Was Made Known

Rouen Antiphoner Organ setting: Healey Willan

Recessional Hymn: 631 (Paderborn) The kingdom of God is justice and joy

Postlude: Offertoire sur les Grands Jeux François Couperin