Pattern of Worship
Below are the regular service times in the Cathedral. Please check for details of any changes on the service sheet before your visit.
Sunday Worship Times
|8.00am||Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)|
|9.45am||Choral Mattins (Book of Common Prayer)|
|10.30am||The Cathedral Eucharist & sermon (Common Worship)|
|3.15pm||Choral Evensong & sermon (Book of Common Prayer)|
|8.00pm||Taizé (Suspended until further notice due to HLF Project)|
Weekday Worship Times
|8.00am||Morning Prayer with Holy Eucharist (Common Worship)
(Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday)
|8.00am||Morning Prayer (Common Worship)
|1.00pm||Holy Communion (Common Worship)
|3.15pm||Choral Evensong (Book of Common Prayer)
|5.30pm||Choral Evensong (Book of Common Prayer)
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) or
Evening Prayer (Common Worship) (said)
In Choir Holidays, Evening Prayer is said instead of Choral Evensong when a Visiting Choir is not available.
Bank Holiday Worship Times
|9.10am||Morning Prayer (Common Worship)|
|9.30am||Holy Communion (Common Worship)|
|3.15pm||Evening Prayer (Common Worship) (said) or
Choral Evensong (Book of Common Prayer) (sung by a visiting choir)
Worship and Music Policy
In November 2007, the Dean and Chapter published the Cathedral's Worship and Music Policy, which came into effect in September 2008. It is available to download as a PDF here.
|Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth|
|08:00||Morning Prayer & Holy Communion|
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