Abbeycast: Ascension Day

May 21, 07:30 AM
A podcast from Westminster Abbey on Ascension Day for worshippers everywhere.

A service recorded this week in the glorious Lady Chapel, Westminster Abbey.

Introduced by the Dean of Westminster, The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle

Address by the Reverend Canon Dr James Hawkey, Canon Theologian

Reader: HRH The Countess of Wessex

Introduction: The Dean
Reading: Luke 24: 44–53 (The Countess of Wessex)
Address: Canon Hawkey
Anthem: Charles Villiers Stanford, ‘Caelos Ascendit Hodie’, from 3 Motets, Op. 38
Prayers and blessing: The Dean

Music: Performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O’Donnell (with kind permission of Hyperion Records).

This podcast was recorded with all contributors observing social distancing.