The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – April 2018

 

SUNDAY 1st April       Easter Day

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Orchestra

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 149 (pt 1 & Dox), 147, 160, 157

Charles Wood        This joyful Easter-tide

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Spatzenmesse

Easter Anthems (Middleton)

Marco Antonio Ingegneri Haec dies

Alexandre Guilmant         Paraphrase on a Chorus by Handel

 

4.00pm Festal Choral Evensong

Hymns: 154 (omit *), 162

William Smith Responses                Pss 114 (286), 117 (Elvey)

Charles Villiers Stanford in Bb

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Blessed be the God and Father

William Harris                        Fantasy: Easter Hymn

 

Following Evensong on Easter Day St Mary's Choirs will be in recess until Sunday 15th April

 

Tuesday 3rd

No Choral Evensong Today

 

Friday 6th

11.00pm Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Eucharist

 

SUNDAY 8th April      The Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday)

11.00am Holy Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 145, 136, 468, 612

 

4.00pm Evening Prayer (said)

 

Tuesday 10th 

No Choral Evensong Today

 

SUNDAY 15th April     The Third Sunday of Easter

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr Ian Folks, Assistant Curate

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

John Richards in E minor                                      Ps 4 (239)

Ralph Vaughan Williams       O taste and see

Percy Whitlock                      Paean

 

1.30pm Holy Baptism

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 141 (i, omit 4), 152

Thomas Tallis Responses                                       Ps 142 (Paul)

Charles Wood in D

Henry G. Ley                         The strife is o’er

 

6.00pm Informal Service

 

Tuesday 17th

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Senior Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 71

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

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

 

Saturday 21st Anselm (1109), Bishop & Doctor

10.30am RAF Centenary Thanksgiving Service

Anthony Piccolo                    Kyrie (Canterbury Mass)

Ernest Bullock                        Give us the wings of faith

Henry Walford Davies          RAF March Past

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

7.00pm Concert: Gwalia Singers and Newquay Male Voice Choir (Cornwall)

 

SUNDAY 22nd April    The Fourth Sunday of Easter

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate Hymns: 145, 517, 467, 478                     Ps 23 (Walford Davies)

Harold Darke in F

Joyce Eilers             Go ye now in peace

Josef Rheinberger Introduction & Fugue (Sonata No.8 in E Minor)

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 158, 144

Bernard Rose Responses                       Ps 81, 9-17 (Wesley)

Richard Shephard                  The Gloucester Service

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      The Lord is my shepherd

 

Tuesday 24th

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

5.30pm Choral Evensong, on the Eve of Mark, Evangelist – Upper Voices

Ian Fox Responses                                                  Ps 19

Eric H. Thiman in G

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Love one another  Hymn 220

 

SUNDAY 29th April     The Fifth Sunday of Easter

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 150, 600, 585, 144

Adrian Batten        Short Service             Ps 22, 25-31 (67)

Thomas Tallis          Verily, verily I say unto you

Josef Rheinberger Scherzo (Sonata No.8 in E Minor)

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 223, 568

John Sanders Responses                                       Ps 96 (Monk)

Herbert Brewer in D

George Frederic Handel       Since by man came death

 

Tuesday 1st May Philip & James, Apostles

5.30pm Choral Evensong

 

 

 

Feast of the Ascension

Thursday 10th May, 8.30pm

 

Olivier Messiaen’s

L’Ascension

Four Symphonic Meditations for Organ

 

Performed by Dr William Reynolds

 

Free admission – retiring collection

 

 

 

 

Weekly Service Pattern

Sundays

11.00am Choral Eucharist

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Tuesdays

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid (4th Tuesday of each month)

5.30pm Choral Evensong

Wednesdays

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Lunchtime Service

Fridays and Saturdays

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

(except 1st Friday of each month)

 

 

 

 

 

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