The Solemn Liturgy of Maundy Thursday

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Maundy Thursday
5:30 PM


This is the first of the three great services of the triduum. Tomorrow, please return for the Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday. Then, on Saturday, complete your observance of the triduum with the Great Vigil and First Eucharist of Easter.

CelebrantThe Rector
PreacherThe Rt. Rev. & Rt. Hon. Rowan Williams Master, Magdalene College, Cambridge and 104th Archbishop of Canterbury
DeaconDn Horvath
SubdeaconFr. Daniels
Sung byThe Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys
The Solemn Liturgy of Maundy Thursday
HymnPraise to the Holiest in the height -- GERONTIUS
GloriaZoltán Kodály (1882- 1967)
LessonExodus 12:1-14
Psalm116:1-2, 11-16 Anglican Chant (Walford Davies)
Epistle1 Corinthians 11:23-26
HymnSion, praise thy Saviour, singing -- LAUDA SION SALVATOREM
GospelJohn 13:1-17, 31b-35
HymnVery Bread, good Shepherd, tend us -- BONE PASTOR
AnthemsA new commandment, Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
Tristis est anima mea usque ad mortem, Orlandus Lassus (1532-1594)
AnthemDrop, drop, slow tears, Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
MotetUbi caritas, by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
HymnO food to pilgrims given -- O WELT, ICH MUSS DICH LASSEN
Sanctus, Benedictus, and Agnus DeiMass for four voices, by William Byrd (c. 1542-1623)
AnthemsTantum ergo, Déodat de Séverac (1872-1921)
Mass for Five Voices, William Byrd
Procession of the Blessed Sacrament to the Altar of Repose
HymnHumbly I adore thee, Verity unseen -- ADORO DEVOTE
HymnNow, my tongue, the mystery telling -- GRAFTON
Psalm 22Deus, Deus meus. Plainsong (Tone II1)