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									DAILY MASSES THIS WEEK                                    Saint Thomas’s Anglican Church                                                          SAINT THOMAS'S CHURCH
(BCP pages 67-86, 147 & 138, Proper Lent 4B)              383 Huron Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2G5
                                                                                                                                                             (Congregation Established 1874)
                                                          Tel: 416.979.2323 Fax: 416.979.0261
Ordinary W eekday Introit: Isaiah 66 & Psalm 122          Website:                                                       Bring us, O Lord God, at our last awakening
Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad for                   Email:                                                          into the house and gate of heaven
her, all you who love her / rejoice with                  Rector
                                                                                                                                we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily
                                                                                                                           RANT ,
her in joy, all you who mourn over
her—that you may nurse and be
                                                          Rector: The Rev’d Mark W. Andrews—416.345.8787
                                                          Associate Priest: The Rev’d Robert Mitchell
                                                                                                                     G   deserve to be punished, by the comfort of thy grace may mercifully be relieved; through
                                                                                                                    our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.                                     Collect of Lent IV
satisfied from her consoling breast; that                 Assistant Priests: The Rev’d Canon Brian D. Freeland
                                                                                                                          LMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hatest nothing that thou hast made, and dost forgive
you may drink deeply with delight from
her glorious bosom. (Ps) I was glad
                                                          The Rev’d Robert A. Ross
                                                          Rector Emeritus: The Rev’d Roy A. Hoult                   Awe worthilyall them that are penitent: Create and our wretchedness,and contriteof thee,
                                                                                                                         the sins of
                                                                                                                                     lamenting our sins, and acknowledging
                                                                                                                                                                           make in us new
                                                                                                                                                                                          may obtain
                                                          Honorary Assistant Priests:
when they said unto me, “We will go                       The Rev’ds A. Thomas Little, Canon R. Bruce Mutch         the God of all mercy, perfect remission and forgiveness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
unto the house of the Lord.”                              Canon W. David Neelands & Ian D. Nichols                                                                                                        Collect of Ash Wednesday
Glory be... (Repeat Antiphon)                             Verger: Jeremy Rempel
                                                          Sexton: Colin Anderson                                  March 22, 2009                                                 The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Lætare
MONDAY (23) Commemoration (Violet) 5:30 pm                Administrator: Barbara Obrai
Gregory the Illuminator, Bishop of Armenia, c.332
Isaiah 65.17-21; Ps 30; John 4.43-54                      Organist & Choirmaster: John H. Tuttle                                               EARLY EUCHARIST AT EIGHT O'CLOCK
                                                          Organ Scholar: Elizabeth Anderson                                                        Plain Celebration: Prayer Book, pages 67-86
TUESDAY (24) Commemoration (Violet) 12:15 pm              People’s Warden: Phil Spencer                                                  Propers: page 147 & 138, Introit: Psalm 122; Tract: Psalm 125
Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath and Wells, 1711                Rector’s Warden: Anthony Dale
(transferred from Sunday)                                 Deputy Wardens: Kevin Toyne, Jennifer Grange                                          SUNG EUCHARIST AT HALF-PAST NINE
Ezekiel 47.1-9,12; Ps 46; John 5.1-18                                                                                                                   Book of Alternative Services Rite
                                                          Pastoral Care Contact: Phyllis Garden                                                    Please see accompanying order of service
WEDNESDAY (25) HOLY DAY (White) 7:30 am                   Outreach Contacts: Maggie Helwig & Bill Thoms                                          Music of the Mass: New Plainsong, David Hurd
The Annunciation of our Lord to the Blessèd Virgin Mary                                                                                             THE PROCLAM ATION OF THE WORD
Pr Bk Propers, page 271                                   Co-Coordinators of Sidespeople:
                                                          Teri Dunn & Wendy Woodworth:
                                                                                                                                          Revised Common Lectionary, (see separate leaflet), Lent 4B
Introit:Ps 45.10-15; Gradual:Ps 131                                                                              Homily: Fr Ross
                                                          Friars’ Guild Co-Coordinators:                                                                 THE CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST
THURSDAY (26) Lenten Feria (Violet) 12:15 pm              Fr Robert Ross & Anna Kennedy                          Offertory: Hymn 118 “Come, let us to the LORD our GOD                                                  St BERNARD
Exodus 32.7-14; Ps 103.1-12; John 5.31-47                                                                        Communion Motet: ‘Jesu, grant me this, I pray’                                                  Christopher Robinson
                                                          Newsletter Editor: Interim editor: Julia Armstrong &    Jesu, grant me this, I pray, ever in thy heart to stay; let me evermore abide hidden in thy wounded side. If the evil
FRIDAY (27) Commemoration (Violet) 5:30 pm                Jennifer Grange
                                                                                                                  one prepare, or the world, a tempting snare, I am safe when I abide in thy heart and wounded side. If the flesh,
Charles Henry Brent, Bishop of the Philippines,           Webmaster: John Meadows                                 more dangerous still, tempt my soul to deeds of ill, naught I fear when I abide in thy heart and wounded side.
 and of Western New York, 1929                            Church & Hall bookings –         Death will come one day to me; Jesu, cast me not from thee: dying let me still abide in thy heart and wounded
Wisdom 2.1a,12-22; Ps 34.15-22;                                                                                   side. (17th c., anon., tr. Sir H.W. Baker)
John 7.1-2,10,25-30                                                                                              Hymn 503 “I heard the voice of JESUS say”                                                             KINGSFOLD
Confessions: 6:00—630 pm
                                                                                                                                     MORNING PRAYER (MATTINS) AT HALF-PAST TEN
SATURDAY (28) Lenten Feria (Violet) 10 am                                                                        Prayer Book, pages 6-11, 147 & 138    Psalms 86 & 87; Exodus 1.8-14,22—2.10 & Luke 18.35—19.10
Jeremiah 11.18-20; Ps 7.1-2,8-12; John 7.40-53                                                                                         During Lent, Benedicite, Pr Bk, page 26, replaces Te Deum
                               SOLEMN EUCHARIST AT ELEVEN O'CLOCK                                                                          SOLEMN EVENSONG & DEVOTIONS AT SEVEN O'CLOCK
                              Music of the Mass: Missa IV: Cunctipotens genitor Deus                                     Organ: Canzona in d, BWV 588                                                                    J.S. Bach
Organ: Prélude au Kyrie (Homàge à Frescobaldi)                                                           Jean Langlais   Versicles and Responses (Pr Bk, pages 20-21)
Introit: Lætare (Ps 122, selected verses)                                                                     Mode v     Psalms 75 & 76 (Pr Bk, pages 423-4)                                                     Tones VI & VII,5
                       All kneel for the Collect for Purity, Kyrie Eleison & the Collects of the Day.                    First Lesson: Genesis 24.29-end
                                               LITURGY OF THE WORD                                                       Magnificat (Pr Bk, page 21)                           Tones III,2 & VI, fauxbourdons by Frank Nakashima
                                                  (See separate leaflet)                                                 Second Lesson: Mark 15.1-21
First Reading: Numbers 21.4-9                                                                                            Nunc Dimittis (Pr Bk, page 22                         Tones III,2 & VI, fauxbourdons by Frank Nakashima
Psalm 107.1-3,17-22                                                                                         Tone I,2     Creed through Collects (Pr Bk, pages 22-24, 147 & 138)
Second Reading: Ephesians 2.1-10                                                                                         A Lent Prose: Attende (All remain kneeling)                                                       Mode v
Sequence: Hymn 828 (AOH 16) "Now is the healing time..."                                    RECTOR POTENS (Mode ii)      Prayers and Thanksgivings (The General Thanksgiving, Pr Bk, page 14, may be said)
Gospel: John 3.14-21                                                                                                     Sermon: Alain Brosseau, Trinity Divinity Student - on the Blessed Virgin Mary
Homily: Fr Ross                                                                                                          Hymn (a collection will be taken up) 120 “O dearest LORD , thy sacred head”            DUNFERMLINE
Creed (Pr Bk, page 71)                                                                                     Merbecke
Intercessions                       R/. Lord, hear our prayer                                                                                                                 DEVOTIONS
                                                                                                                         O Salutaris Hostia (Hymn 237, Part 2)                                                        VERBUM SUPERNUM
                                      LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST                                                           Motet: Song of the Passion                                                                             George Oldroyd
Invitation and Confession and Absolution (Pr Bk, pages 76-77)                                                             When I think on Jesu’s blood, that he shed upon the rood, I 1let tears 2smart. Who of men can be unkind if Christis
Offertory: Hymn 118 “Come, let us to the LORD our GOD                                                   St BERNARD        blood he hath in mind, entirely in his heart? Sweet Jesu Christ, what is thy guilt, that thou for me art split, Flower
                                 The people sit at the conclusion of the hymn                                             of 3unlothfulness? I a thief am but thou diest; I am guilty, but thou 4abuyest all my wickedness. Why gavest thou
                          and stand again as the thurifer approaches for the censing.                                     so much for thine? What winnest thou for thy hard 5pine rich in bliss above? Sweet Jesu Christ. Love thy heart
Prayer over the Gifts, Biddings, & Eucharistic Prayer (Pr Bk, pages 78-83)                                                so deep has sought, that pain of death doth 6let thee nought of man to win the love. Sweet Jesu Christ. (Words
Our Father (Pr Bk, page 85)                                                                                Merbecke       probably by Henry Parker, 1470, a Carmelite friar at Doncaster. 1 Let=shed; 2smart=painful; 3unlothfulness=willingness or beauty;
Peace, Prayer of Humble Access & Agnus Dei (Pr Bk, pages 83 & 84)                                                           abuyest=pay the penalty for; 5pine=sorrow, pain; 6let=hinder.)
                                                                                                                         Tantum ergo Sacramentum (Hymn 234, Part 2)                                                                  PANGE LINGUA
                                                   During Communion
Hymn 437 “JESU , meek and lowly”                                                                               SENS                                            V/. Thou gavest them Bread from heaven;
Motet: ‘Bring us, O Lord God’                                                                        William Harris                                               R/. Containing in itself all sweetness.
  Bring us, O Lord God, at our last awakening into the house and gate of heaven, to enter into that gate and dwell
                                                                                                                         Collect of Corpus Christi
  in the house, where there shall be no darkness nor dazzling, but one equal light; no noise nor silence, but one
                                                                                                                          O GOD , who in a wonderful sacrament hast left unto us a memorial of thy passion: Grant us so to reverence the
  equal music; no fears nor hopes, but one equal possession; no ends nor beginnings, but one equal eternity; in the
                                                                                                                          holy mysteries of thy Body and Blood, that we may ever know within ourselves the fruit of thy redemption; who
  habitation of thy glory and dominion, world without end. Amen. (John Donne)
                                                                                                                          livest and reignest with the Father in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.
Prayer after Communion & Blessing (Pr Bk, page 85 & 86)
                                                                                                                         Psalm—Laudate Dominum                                                                                   Tone VI
Hymn 503 “I heard the voice of JESUS say”                                                            KINGSFOLD
Organ: Fantasy and Fugue in g, BWV 542                                                                     J.S. Bach                     Antiphon: Lët üs ad-öre CHRIST our LORD : in the most hö-ly Sac-ra-ment.
                                                                                                                         O PRÄISE the LORD , all ye na-tions : laud him, all yë peo-ples. For his merciful kindness is ever more and
                                                                                                                         more to-wards us : and the truth of the LORD endureth for ev-ër. Praise the LORD . Glory be to the Father,
WELCOME TO SAINT THOMAS'S ALL VISITORS AND NEWCOMERS! Coffee, tea, etc. is served in the Parish Hall                     and to the Son : and to thë Ho-ly Ghost; As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be : world with-
immediately following both 9:30 and 11 am liturgies. Please join us.                                                     out ënd. A-men. (Ps 117) [Repeat antiphon]
Communion. If you would prefer to receive a blessing please cross your arms over your chest. IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE                     FLOWERS IN THE CHURCH ON EASTER DAY are the gift of the congregation.
WITH COMMUNION, please inform one of the sidespeople. THE CHURCH ’S MINISTRY of Healing, Prayers, Laying
                                                                                                                                       Donations may be made in memory of family and friends, by filling out the appropriate
on of Hands, and Anointing with Oil, is offered on request. Speak to the Rector or one of the other priests.
                                                                                                                                         flower envelope. Names and thanksgivings will be published in the Easter leaflet.
                                                                                                                                                          Anonymous donations also gratefully accepted.

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