The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – April 2016


Friday in Easter Week 1st April

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Eucharist

12.30pm Holy Eucharist


SUNDAY 3rd April      The Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday)

11.00am Holy Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Peter Williams

Hymns: 145, 136, 468, 612

A New English Folk Mass


4.00pm Evening Prayer (said)


Tuesday 5th

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

No Choral Evensong Today


SUNDAY 10th April     The Third Sunday of Easter

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: Fr Alan Rabjohns

Hymns: 141 (ii), 158, 138, 155

William Harris in F                                               Ps 30 (88, 89)

Orlando Gibbons                    Now shall the praises

Dietrich Buxtehude              Praeludium in C, BuxVW 137


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 141 (i, omit 4), 152

Thomas Tallis Responses                                        Ps 86 (217)

Ernest J. Moeran in D

Henry G. Ley                         The strife is o’er


Tuesday 12th

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

Ian Fox Responses                                                  Ps 78, 60-73

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

French, arr. Shaw Now the green blade riseth   Hymn 158


SUNDAY 17th April     The Fourth Sunday of Easter

10.30am Benefice Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: Fr Mark Griffths, St Gabriel’s

Hymns: 145, 517, 278, 505                   Ps 23 (Walford Davies)

John Goss               These are they that follow the Lamb

Healey Willan        Chorale Prelude: ‘Gelobt sei Gott’


11.30am Benefice Annual Easter Vestry


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 158, 144

Thomas Tunnard Responses                 Pss 113, 114

George Dyson in F

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      The Lord is my Shepherd


Tuesday 19th

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 91

George Dyson in C minor

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Love one another  Hymn 391


Saturday 23rd

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

7.30pm Orchestral Concert: Symphonica Tywi


SUNDAY 24th April     The Fifth Sunday of Easter

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Peter Williams

Preacher: The Revd John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 150, 516, 140, 144

John Richards in E minor                      Ps 148, 1-6 (265)

Edward C. Bairstow               I sat down under his shadow

Edward C. Bairstow               Scherzo


4.00pm Choral Evensong, on the Eve of St Mark, Evangelist

Hymns: 223, 568

William Reynolds Responses                 Ps 19 (67)

Herbert Brewer in D

Charles Villiers Stanford       Ye choirs of new Jerusalem


Tuesday 26th

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

John Sanders Responses                       Ps 105, 23-37

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

Henry Walford Davies          Blessed are the pure in heart                                                                                               Hymn 416 (i)


SUNDAY 1st May        Rogation Sunday

(The Sixth Sunday of Easter)

11.00am Choral Eucharist


4.00pm Choral Evensong