Throughout Lent, a sung Evensong with organ accompaniment will be held on Sunday evenings at 5 p.m. in the Chancel of the Round Church, with a meditation offered on the Scripture readings appointed for that day by various parishioners. Consider making these Evensongs a part of your Lenten discipline of increased attention to the divine Word [...]
The Exhortation appointed to be read on Ash Wednesday (page 611-612) in the Book of Common Prayer directs us to “the observance of a holy Lent, by self-examination and repentance, by prayer, fasting, and self-denial, and by reading and meditation upon God’s holy Word.” The Rector will lead three bi-weekly sessions to help us better understand these disciplines, what the Book of Common Prayer says about them, and how we might undertake them with a renewed vigour. These sessions are especially designed for those new to the Book of Common Prayer [...]
Sunday, March 24th at 5 p.m.
Music for this service will include Dixit Maria by Hans Leo Hassler, Preces & Responses by Richard Ayleward and Robert Ramsey's Evening Canticles. Hassler's Verbum caro factum est will be sung as the anthem. The organ voluntary will be Magnificat Primi toni, Bux WV 203 by Dieterich Buxtehude. The Rector will preach.
Wednesday, March 13: 10am Holy Communion Friday, March 15: 12:15pm Holy Communion Saturday, March 16: 12:15pm Holy Communion The Ember Days are special days set aside for fasting and prayer. It is our hope that you keep them in preparation for the darkness of the death and passion.
6:30 a.m. Morning Prayer and Litany 7 a.m. Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion (said) 10 a.m. Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion (said) 7 p.m. Imposition of Ashes and Choral Holy Communion with full choir Music for the 7 pm service will include Mass for four voices by William Byrd, Miserere mei also by Byrd as well as his Emendemus in melius. The voluntary will be Bach’s O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig BWV 656.