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Monday 25 December - CHRISTMAS DAY

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08:00 Holy Communion High Altar
The Book of Common Prayer
10:30 Sung Eucharist Quire
Setting: Haydn Missa Sancti Nicolai
Motet: Gabrieli O magnum mysterium
Voluntary: Dupré Prelude and Fugue in B Op 7 no 1
The Very Reverend Dr John Hall
Dean of Westminster
11:00 Festal Matins St Margaret's Church
The Reverend Jane Sinclair
Canon of Westminster and Rector of St Margaret's Church
15:00 Evensong Quire
Introit: Walton All this time
Responses: Rose
Canticles: Praetorius Magnificat quinti toni [with interpolated carols]
Victoria Nunc dimittis tertii toni
Anthem: Sheppard Verbum caro factum est
Voluntary: Praetorius Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren

Locations and details of services may change at short notice. Please check closer to the time you are visiting for the latest details.

Many people come to Westminster Abbey every year seeking God's forgiveness, healing and wholeness, as part of their journey as followers of Jesus Christ. The Sacraments of Reconciliation (confession) and the Anointing of the Sick (with laying-on of hands) are offered at Westminster Abbey for any who wish to receive them. Please enter the Abbey via the Great West Door and inform the Marshal at the gate that you are here for this purpose. The Marshal will direct you to a priest.

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