Chichester Cathedral Choir on Chrismtas countdown...

With two days to go, Chichester Cathedral choristers are enjoying their work this Christmas.

Monday 23 December

The choir reheasing in the Cathedral.'''Picture by Louise Adams C130882-5 Chi Cath Choir

The choir reheasing in the Cathedral.'''Picture by Louise Adams C130882-5 Chi Cath Choir

O Emmanuel

7.30 Mattins (said)

8.00 Holy Communion Order 1

3.00 Cathedral Carol Service 3 (Doors open at 2pm)

5.30 Evening Prayer (said)

Tuesday 24 December

CHRISTMAS EVE

7.30 Mattins (said)

8.00 Holy Communion Order 1 (Chapel of St Mary Magdalene)

4.00 Crib Service

5.30 Evensong

- Responses: Sumsion

- Shephard - Song of Mary & Song of Simeon

- Gardner - Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

11.00 Midnight Eucharist

- Mozart - Spatzenmesse

- arr. Willcocks - Sussex Carol

- arr. Willcocks - The Infant King

- Preacher: The Bishop of Chichester

Wednesday 25 December

CHRISTMAS DAY

Cathedral closed from 12.30pm to 5pm

8.00 Holy Communion Order 1 Trad. (High Altar)

10.00 Mattins

- Responses: Sumsion

- Stanford in A

- arr. Charles Wood - Ding dong! merrily on high

- Preacher: The Bishop of Horsham

11.00 Sung Eucharist

- Haydn - Missa Sancti Nicolai

- Poulenc - Hodie Christus natus est

- Preacher: The Very Reverend Nicholas Frayling, Dean

5.30 Evening Prayer (said)

Thursday 26 December

Stephen, deacon, first martyr

8.30 Mattins (said)

9.00 Holy Communion Order 1 Trad. (Shrine of St Richard)

10.30 Holy Communion (Lady Chapel)

5.30 Evening Prayer (said)