Trinity Sunday (Year B) & Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Sunday, 3 June 2012

Entrance Father, Lord of all creation
Kyrie Kyrie Eleison from Missa Ubi Caritas (Bob Hurd)
Gloria Missa Ubi Caritas
Psalm Ps 32 (Robert Sherlaw-Johnson)
Gospel Acclamation Alleluia Mode 2 (Plainchant)
Preparation of the Gifts I was glad (C.H.H Parry, 1848-1918)
Sanctus, Acclamation B, Amen Missa Ubi Caritas
Agnus Dei Missa Ubi Caritas
Communion God beyond all names (John Bell) & Benedicta sit sancta Trinitas (chant)
Postcommunion O Taste and See (Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958)
Prayer for the Queen (chant)
National Anthem
Recessional Holy God, we praise thy name

Another celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, our own this time, gave us a second opportunity to sing Parry’s magnificent coronation anthem, minus the brass this time but with the vivats once again. Vaughan Williams’s simply-crafted miniature was also written for a coronation, this time the Queen’s own.

Our final hymn was both a Te Deum for a royal occasion, and an acclamation of the Trinity, which I'd like to think wasn’t dislodged from the main focus of attention in both our spoken and sung prayer this morning.

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