Easter Sunday, 21st April at 11am, Festal Sung Mass and Blessing of the Easter Garden.
Our Celebrant and Preacher this joyous morning will be Fr Christopher Durrant. All at St Michael’s wish you a Happy and Blessed Easter.
This will be Fr Christopher’s final Mass at St Michael’s before he &Jenny move to Winchester Diocese, where he will become Rector of the Itchen Valley Benefice.We wish them every blessing.
Christ is Risen; He is risen indeed! Alleluia! A “Day of Obligation” – a day of great joy.
Music: Mass in C by John Ireland. Easter Anthem by Billings.
In 2018 we sang – This Joyful Eastertide. Mass in D by W A Mozart. Hallelujah! from Handel’s Messiah. Organist is Gabrielle Lewis.
Music for 2017 was Introit: This Joyful Eastertide. Setting: Spatzenmesse (Sparrow Mass) by W A Mozart. Anthem: Hallelujah! from Handel’s Messiah.
Music in 2016 was Introit: Sing out this Eastertide by Graham Keitch; Setting: Mass in G by Franz Schubert, with sung Gloria; Anthem: Haec Dies (SSATTB) by William Byrd.
Sing out this Easter Day. Sing Alleluia! The Lord is risen for us. Sing Alleluia! No more the shameful cross and suffering; no more need we be lost or without hope. Christ is Risen! With joy this Easter Day sing Alleluia! ALLELUIA!
Music in 2015 was Introit: Surrexit Christus Dominus, Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) who died on his 50th birthday and is buried in Wolfenbüttel. Setting: Kleine Orgelmesse, Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) the prolific Austrian Classical composer. Easter Anthem, William Billings (1746-1800) of Boston, Massachusetts, who is widely regarded as the first American choral composer.
St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Dinham Road, Mount Dinham, Exeter, EX4 4EB