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December 2009

Celtic Eucharist          First  Wednesday  12.30pm
Holy Communion       2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Weds 9.30am
Holy Communion       Saints Days & Holy Days 9.30am

Sat 26th Dec          Feast of St Stephen
Mon 28th Dec        Feast of Holy Innocents
Fri 1st Jan               The Naming and Circumcision of Christ
Matins – all other weekdays 9.30am
Compline Sat 5th December at 6pm


Sunday 6th December – The Second Sunday of Advent

10.00  Holy Communion (Rite 1)

11.00  Sung Eucharist (Rite 2) (with the Parishes of Eglish & Killylea)  Communion Service in D – Willan, Psalm 85 v 1,2,8-13(518), This is the record of John – Gibbons, Hymns 136, 134, 127, 128, 124

Preacher: The Rector of Eglish & Killylea, the Reverend William Quigley

3.15  Choral Evensong (Rite 2) Litany (Rite 1) Responses – Plainsong, Psalm 40 v 1-13(403), Magnificat – Plainsong, Nunc Dimittis – Morley, Rejoice in the Lord – Purcell,

Hymns 121(i), 145


Sunday 13th December – The Third Sunday of Advent

10.00  Holy Communion (Rite 2)

11.00  Choral Matins (Rite 2) Benedicite omne opera – Lloyd in Bb, Venite (21), Psalm 126(20), Benedictus(7), Almighty God, who by thy Son – Gibbons, Hymns 126, 123, 119, 129

In residence: The Archdeacon, the Venerable Raymond Hoey

3.15  Sung Eucharist (Rite 1) Dorian Service – Tallis, Never weather-beaten sail – Campion, Hymns 131, 133


Sunday 20th December – The Fourth Sunday of Advent

10.00  Holy Communion (Rite 1)

11.00  Sung Eucharist (Rite 2) Short Communion Service – Gibbons, Psalm 89 v 1-4, 20-28(591), People, look east – French Trad., Hymns 140, 139, 135(omit v 8), 120, 132

In residence: The Dean

3.15  Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols


Sunday 27th December – The First Sunday of Christmas/Feast of St John the Evangelist

10.00  Holy Communion (Rite 1)

11.00  Said Eucharist (Rite 2) with Hymns 159, 149, 170, 151, 174

Preacher: The Director of Celtic Spirituality, the Reverend Grace Clunie

3.15  Evening Prayer (Rite 2)


Mr Theo. P. Saunders (Organist and Master of the Choristers)

The Very Revd Patrick W. Rooke (Dean)

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