Lent 2018

Hosted by: St Michael's Church and Choir

Regular Services during Lent – Sunday Sung Mass at 11am; Vespers Tuesday & Thursday 6pm; Wednesdays, 9.30 Matins, 10am Low Mass.  Also Wednesdays, 6pm Stations of the Cross, 7pm Reading Group. All welcome, please join us.

Sunday 11th March, Lent IV. Laetare/Mothering Sunday, 11am Mass. Hymns: 344: 184: 413. Setting: Mass in F, Darke. Motet: The Lord Bless You and Keep You, Rutter. Celebrant: Ven David Gunn-Johnson. Organist: Peter King.

Sunday 18th March, Passion Sunday. 11am Mass. Celebrant: Fr Nigel Guthrie. Organist: Nigel Brown. Hymns: 379: 445: 92. Setting: Sarum Plainsong Mass. Motet: O große Lieb, JSBach Johannespassion.
O große Lieb’, O Lieb’ ohn’ alle Maße, die dich gebracht auf diese Marterstraße, ich lebte mit der Welt in Lust und Freuden, und du musst leiden.
O great love, O love beyond all measure, that has led you on this martyr’s path, I live in the world amidst pleasure and joy, and you have to suffer.

Each Wednesday in Lent (21, 28 Feb, 7, 14 & 21 Mar) there are both Stations of the Cross at 6pm with a prayerful 45min walk around St Michael’s Church, and the Lent Reading Group from 7pm to 8.15 exploring the life and thoughts of St Antony, the Father of Desert Monasticism, led by Oliver Nicholson.

Sunday 18th February, Lent I. 11am Mass. Hymns: Litany: 94: 137. Setting: Mass for 4 voices, William Byrd. Motet: O Lord Thou art my God, Kellow Pye. Celebrant: Fr Nigel Guthrie. Organist: Peter King.

Sunday 25th February, Lent II. 11am Mass. Hymns: 461: 57: 272. Setting: Missa de Angelis, Plainsong. Motet: Purge Me, O Lord, Thomas Tallis. Celebrant: Ven David Gunn-Johnson. Organist: Nigel Browne.

Sunday 4th March, Lent III. 11am Mass. Hymns: 414: 353: 377. Setting: Missa Brevis, Lotti. Motet: God so loved the world, Sir John Stainer. Celebrant: Fr Nigel Guthrie. Organist: Peter King.

Sun 4 Mar, 6pm Choral Evensong and Benediction. Clergy: Fr Nigel Guthrie. Organist: Peter King. Responses: (Byrd) Radcliffe. Psalms 11,12. Hymn: 67. Canticles: Dorian Service, Tallis. Anthem: Wash Me Throughly, SSWesley. O salutaris: Rossini. Tantum Ergo: 268.


St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Dinham Road, Mount Dinham, Exeter, EX4 4EB