All of the following services are at 11:00 AM on Sundays and are sung by The Choir of The Church of the Advent unless otherwise indicated.

 2 March – Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, 6:30 PM
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa “Emendemus in melius”
William Byrd: Emendemus in melius
Henry Purcell: Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z 15
Gregorio Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus

6 March – The First Sunday in Lent
William Mundy: Kyrie “Cunctipotens genitor Deus”
John Sheppard: The French Mass
Cristóbal de Morales: Peccantem me quotidie
William Byrd: Emendemus in melius

13 March – The Second Sunday in Lent
William Byrd: Mass for Five Voices
Henry Purcell: Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei, Z 135
Thomas Weelkes: Lord, to thee I make my moan

20 March – The Third Sunday in Lent
Francisco Guerrero: Missa “Simile est regnum cœlorum”
Heinrich Schütz: Ich bin ein rechter Weinstock, SWV 389
Heinrich Schütz: Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, SWV 380

Solemn Evensong & Benediction
4:30pm Organ Prelude Recital by Kevin Neel
5:00pm Evensong and Benediction
6:00pm Wine & Cheese
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Magnificat primi toni à 8
Cristóbal de Morales: Nunc dimittis octavi toni
William Smith of Durham: Responses
Henry Purcell: Hear my prayer, Z 15
Henry Purcell: Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei, Z 135

27 March – The Fourth Sunday in Lent (“Lætare”)
Anthony Caesar: Missa Brevis “Sancti Pauli”
Healey Willan: Ave verum corpus
Thomas Tallis: O sacrum convivium

3 April – The Fifth Sunday in Lent
Filipe de Magalhães: Missa “Dilectus meus”
Francis Poulenc: Vinea mea, electa, FP 97, no 2
William Walton: A Litany

10 April – The Sunday of the Passion or “Palm” Sunday
Josquin Desprez: Missa “Pange lingua”
Thomas Weelkes: Hosanna to the Son of David
Roland de Lassus: Tristis est anima mea
Jacquet de Berchem: O Jesu Christe

13 April – Tenebræ
Wednesday in Holy Week, 6:30pm
Gregorian chant
Tomás Luis de Victoria: O vos omnes (1585)
Roland de Lassus: Tristis est anima mea
Tomás Luis de Victoria: O vos omnes (1572)

14 April – Maundy Thursday
6:30pm
Josquin Desprez: Missa “Pange lingua”
Francisco Guerrero: Hoc est præceptum meum
Thomas Tallis: O sacrum convivium

15 April – Good Friday
6:30pm
Gregorian chant
Tomás Luis de Victoria: Reproaches
William Walton: A Litany
Thomas Wingham: Vexilla regis prodeunt

16 April – The Great Vigil of Easter
Holy Saturday, 6:30pm
Alonso Lobo: Missa “Maria Magdalene”
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Sicut cervus desiderat
Johann Hermann Schein: Maria Magdalena et altera Maria
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Hæc dies quam fecit Dominus à 6

17 April – Easter Day
(Brass Ensemble)
Alonso Lobo: Missa “Maria Magdalene”
Johann Hermann Schein: Maria Magdalena et altera Maria
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Hæc dies quam fecit Dominus à 6

24 April – The Second Sunday of Easter
Steffano Bernardi: Missa “Præparate corda vestra”
Percy Whitlock: He is risen
Roland de Lassus: Regina cœli à 4

1 May – The Third Sunday of Easter
(Sopranos & Altos)
Rodney Lister: Mass of the Good Shepherd
François Couperin: Christo resurgenti (Motet pour le jour de Pâques)
Heinrich Schütz: Eins bitte ich vom Herren, SWV 294

8 May – The Fourth Sunday of Easter
Edward C. Bairstow: Communion Service in D
Benjamin Britten: Jubilate Deo in C
Thomas Tomkins: My shepherd is the living Lord

15 May – The Fifth Sunday of Easter
Ivo de Vento: Missa “Surrexit pastor bonus” 
Charles Villiers Stanford: Eternal Father, op 135, no 2
Roland de Lassus: Surrexit pastor bonus

Solemn Evensong & Benediction
4:30pm Organ Prelude Recital by Joseph Arndt
5:00pm Evensong and Benediction
6:00pm Wine & Cheese
Kenneth Leighton: Evening Service “Collegium Magdalenæ Oxoniense”
Kenneth Leighton: Responses
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Hæc dies quam fecit Dominus à 6
Charles Villiers Stanford: Eternal Father, op 135, no 2
T. Frederick H. Candlyn: O salutaris hostia in A
Déodat de Séverac: Tantum ergo sacramentum

22 May – The Sixth Sunday of Easter (“Rogation”)
Roland de Lassus: Missa “Osculetur me”
Roland de Lassus: Osculetur me
Maurice Duruflé: Ubi caritas et amor
Thomas Morley: Now is the month of Maying (Madrigal in the Garden)

26 May – The Ascension
Thursday, 6:30pm
Jonathan Dove: Missa Brevis
Orlando Gibbons: O clap your hands together
Peter Philips: Ascendit Deus in jubilatione

29 May – The Seventh Sunday of Easter
Francisco Guerrero: Missa de la Batalla Escoutez
Peter Philips: Ascendit Deus in jubilatione
Pierre Villette: Adoro te devote, op 31

5 June – Pentecost (“Whitsunday”)
(Orchestra)
Joseph Haydn: Missa in Angustiis “Nelson Mass”, Hob XXII:11
Franz Joseph Schütky: Emitte spiritum tuum, op 8
Thomas Tallis: O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit

12 June – Trinity Sunday
Herbert Howells: Communion Service “Collegium Regale”
Thomas Tallis: With all our hearts and mouths
Thomas Tallis: O salutaris hostia
Herbert Howells: Te Deum “Collegium Regale”

16 June – Corpus Christi
Thursday, 6:30pm
William Byrd: Mass for Five Voices
Colin Mawby: Ave verum corpus
Heinrich Isaac: O esca viatorum

19 June – The Second Sunday after Pentecost
(The Summer Choir)
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa ad Fugam
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Nos autem gloriari
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Sicut cervus desiderat

26 June – The Third Sunday after Pentecost
(The Summer Choir)
Claudio Monteverdi: Missa “In illo tempore” à 4
Giovanni Croce: Cantate Domino
Hans Leo Haßler: Cantate Domino à 4

Summer Services
During the summer months, a reduced choir of professional singers sings for the 11:00am Solemn High Mass every Sunday, except during the month of July which will be sung by a cantor with a congregational mass setting. The Full Choir returns on Sunday, September 25th.

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