Christ Church Events: 11 - 30 May 2005

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Mon May 9 10:53:12 GMT 2005

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Wednesday 11 May
  18.30 - Joint Organ Recital Series: Gerald Gillen
Saturday 14 May
  11.00 - Second-hand book sale (-15.30) in the crypt
Sunday 15 May
  15.30 - Choral Evensong attended by pilgrims from Eu
Saturday 21 May
  09.30 - Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium (TCD) (-16.00)
  12.05 - Lunchtime concert: Black Hills State University Choir
Sunday 22 May - Trinity Sunday
  11.00 - Cathedral Eucharist (Preacher: Dean of Cork)
  15.30 - Choral Evensong
  17.00 - An Eocairist (Eucharist in Irish)
Monday 30 May
  13.15 - Lunchtime concert: Australian Youth Choir
  15.00 - Afternoon concert: Gordon High School


Wednesday 11 May 2005 - Organ Recital (18.30)
Professor Gerald Gillen will give the sixth recital in a joint
series organised by Christ Church and St Patrick's cathedrals.
This will take place in Christ Church at 18.30 following evensong.
For further details of forthcoming recitals, see online at:

Saturday 14 May 2005 - Second-hand Book Sale (11.00-15.30)
The Friends of Christ Church will hold a book sale in the crypt
of the cathedral on Saturday 14 May in memory of Geraldine Willis,
former librarian of the Representative Church Body Library (the
Church of Ireland library), who was also a respected volunteer at
the cathedral welcome desk. All are most welcome to peruse
and purchase the several thousand books which will be for sale.
Freshments will also be available. For details see online at:

Sunday 15 May 2005 - Choral Evensong (15.30)
Choral Evensong will be attended by pilgrims from Eu,
the burial place of St Laurence O'Toole, patron saint of Dublin.
They will be joined by the Friends of Christ Church.
Walsh responses, Howells in B minor, Bach 'Der Geist hilft
unsrer Schwachheit auf' and concluding organ voluntary,
Bach 'Prelude & Fugue in D major bwv532'.

Saturday 21 May 2005 - Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium (09.30-16.00)
The Friends of Medieval Dublin will once again hold their annual
symposium, this year on Saturday 21 May starting at 9.30. The proceedings
will contain a number of papers of interest to both Christ Church
and St Patrick's cathedrals, as well looking at a former archbishop's
palace in Swords. At 09.45, Roger Stalley will give a paper entitled:
'The archbishop's residence at Swords: castle or country retreat?',
while at 11.20 and 12.00, Máire Geaney and then Charles Lyons will
give papers on the roof timbers of Christ Church and St Patrick's
cathedrals respectively. After lunch, at 14.00, Raghnall Ó Floinn
will give a paper on 'A late medieval relic-list from Christ Church
cathedral'. All are welcome to come along to the conference
which is free, and full details of the schedule can be found online at:

Saturday 21 May 2005 - Lunchtime Concert (12.05)
The Black Hills State University Choir will give a free lunchtime
concert in the cathedral, to which all are warmly invited.

Sunday 22 May 2005 - Trinity Sunday Eucharist (11.00)
Preacher: The Very Revd Michael Burrows, dean of Cork
Vierne 'Messe Solennelle', Stainer 'I saw the Lord' and
concluding organ voluntary, Vierne 'Carillon de Westminster'.

Sunday 22 May 2005 - Trinity Sunday Evensong (15.30)
Radcliffe responses, Bairstow in D, Bairstow 'Blessed city,
heavenly Salem', with organ voluntary, Alcock, 'Introduction
and Passacaglia'.

Sunday 22 May 2005 - Eocairist na Tríonóide (17.00)
The Eucharist will be held in Irish in the Lady chapel at 17.00
for Trinity Sunday. A knowledge of Irish is not essential for
attendance at these services. All are most welcome.

The cathedral choirs are on half-term recess 23 May - 1 June.
Services on Sunday 29 May are sung by the Lassus Scholars.

Monday 30 May 2005 - Lunchtime Concert (13.15)
The Australian Youth Choir will give a free lunchtime concert
in the cathedral at lunchtime on Monday 30 May. All welcome.

Monday 30 May 2005 - Afternoon Concert (15.00)
Following shortly after the Austrialian Youth Choir, another
concert will be given later in the afternoon by Gordon High
School. All are very welcome to attend.

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

See the updated May 2005 review at:

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