Christ Church Events: 19 March - 16 April 2005

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C H R I S T  C H U R C H  C A T H E D R A L  D U B L I N
S a t u r d a y  1 9  M a r c h  -  S a t u r d a y  1 6  A p r i l  2 0 0 5

D i a r y  O v e r v i e w

Saturday 19 March
  17.00 - Sung Compline
Palm Sunday 20 March
  11.00 - Cathedral Eucharist and Liturgy of the Palms
  15.30 - Choral Evensong
Tuesday 22 March (Tuesday in Holy Week)
  19.00 - A Passiontide Meditation (Christ Church & St Patrick's Choirs)
Wednesday 23 March (Wednesday in Holy Week)
  18.00 - Choral Evensong (Girls's Choir)
Maundy Thursday 24 March
  12.00 - Chrism Eucharist
  18.00 - Cathedral Eucharist and Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper
Good Friday 25 March
  12.45 - Good Friday Litany
  15.30 - Choral Evensong and Proclamation of the Cross
  21.00 - Tenebrae
Saturday 26 March (Easter Eve)
  17.00 - Evening Prayer
  21.00 - Easter Vigil and First Cathedral Eucharist of the Resurrection
Easter Sunday 27 March
  11.00 - Cathedral Eucharist
  15.30 - Choral Evensong and Te Deum
Monday 28 March
  13.15 - Lunchtime concert: Chugiak High School Choir
Saturday 16 April
  11.00 - Lecture (Bishop Martin Lind of Linköping, Sweden)


Saturday 19 March 2005 - Sung Compline (17.00)
Sung compline by the cathedral choir.

Sunday 20 March 2005 - Palm Sunday Eucharist & Liturgy of the Palms (11.00)
Gibbons 'Hosanna to the son of David',
Rubbra 'Missa Sancti Dominici' & Tallis 'Sancte Deus'.

Sunday 20 March 2005 - Choral Evensong (15.30)
Shephard responses
Tippett 'S. Johannis Cantabrigiense'
Pott 'My song is love unknown'

Tuesday 22 March 2005 - Passiontide Meditation (19.00)
A Passiontide Meditation of music and readings
for Holy Week will take place at 7.00pm with the
combined cathedral and girls' choirs of Christ Church
and of St Patrick's cathedrals.

Wednesday 23 March 2005 - Choral Evensong (18.00)
Sung by the Cathedral Girls' Choir
Plainsong responses, Moore 'Faburdens',
and Boyce 'The sorrows of my heart'.

Maundy Thursday 24 March 2005 - Chrism Eucharist (12.00)
As part of the Maundy Thursday services, at noon the
diocesan clergy gather with the archbishop to renew
their ordination vows and to share in the blessing of
the oil of healing for distribution throughout the dioceses.

Maundy Thursday 24 March 2005 -  Liturgy of the Lord's Supper (18.00)
The Cathedral Eucharist and Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper will include
Walton 'Missa Brevis', Duruflé 'Ubi caritas'
and Tallis 'O sacrum convivium'.

Good Friday 25 March 2005 - Litany (12.45)
There will be Good Friday Litany at 12.45.
This is a liturgy without a Eucharist (Antecommunion).

Good Friday 25 March 2005 - Evensong & Proclamation of the Cross (15.30)
Plainsong responses, Plainsong canticles,
Lotti 'Crucifixus', Parshall 'The Rose of all the world'
Grier 'Christ’s love song' and Barber 'Agnus Dei'.

Good Friday 25 March 2005 - Tenebrae (21.00)
Victoria 'Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday'.

Saturday 26 March 2005 - Easter Eve Vigil and First Eucharist (21.00)
The Easter Vigil and First Cathedral Eucharist of the Resurrection
will take place at 9.00pm. The setting will be Briggs 'Truro
Eucharist', and also Vaughan Williams 'Let all the world'
and Elgar 'Light out of darkness'.

Easter Sunday 27 March 2005 - Cathedral Eucharist (11.00)
Preacher: The Archbishop
Handel 'Hallelujah (Messiah)'
Langlais 'Messe Solennelle', Easter Anthems
and Vaughan Williams 'Rise heart'.

Easter Sunday 27 March 2005 - Evensong & Te Deum (15.30)
Sanders responses, Brewer in D, Finzi
'Lo, the full final sacrifice' and Ireland 'Te Deum in F'.

The choir is on half term from Monday 28 March and services will
be sung by visiting choirs, which on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 April
will be the Lydian Singers. We are very grateful for their assistance.

Monday 28 March 2005 - Lunchtime concert (13.15)
The American high school choir, the Chugiak choir
will give a lunchtime concert at 1.15pm and will
perform from its reportoire for female voices,
mens voices, and its concert choir. The choir is
directed by Ron Lange. All welcome and admission
is free. Further details are available online at:

Saturday 16 April 2005 - Lecture on Swedish Church (11.00)
A public lecture organised by the Dublin Council of Churches
and the Roman Catholic Dublin Diocesan Advisory Committee
on Ecumenism and hosted by the dean of Christ Church,
the Very Revd Desmond Harman will be give by The Right
Reverend Dr Martin Lind, Bishop in the Diocese of Linköping
in the Church of Sweden entitled 'Longing for Belonging:
Some words from the Swedish Scene' which will look at its
recently disestablished church.
The lecture will take place at 11.00 in the chapter room of
Christ Church. Admission is free and all are most welcome.
Further details of lecture and lecturer available online at:

All are most welcome to attend all cathedral services and events.
Details of these can usually be found online at:

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See the updated April 2005 review at:

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