The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – February 2019

 

Friday 1st February       Bride or Bridget (6th century), Abbess

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Holy Eucharist

 

SUNDAY 3rd February

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple – Candlemas

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Candlemas Ceremonies & Procession

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 94, 2, 231 (t. Daily), 80 (omit *)

Plainsong                We have waited, O God

Harold Darke in E (Collegium Regale)                                Ps 24 (73)

Tomás Luis de Victoria          Nunc dimittis tertii toni

Craig Sellar Lang   Tuba Tune in D

 

4.00pm Festal Choral Evensong

Hymns: 244 (ii), 360

Philip Radcliffe Responses                     Pss 42 & 43 (Wesley)

Charles Villiers Stanford in C

Samuel Sebastian Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace

Norman Cocker     Tuba Tune in D

 

Tuesday 5th February

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Gentlemen of the Choir

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 9

George Dyson in C minor

Plainsong                Rerum Deus tenax vigor      Hymn 20

 

SUNDAY 10th February

Fourth Sunday Before Lent

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 368, 165, 411, 429

William Harris in F                                                Ps 138 (159)

Christopher Tye                    O come, ye servants of the Lord

Johann Sebastian Bach           Prelude in A minor, BWV 543

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 14, 18

Humphrey Clucas Responses                                Ps 2

Ernest J. Moeran in D

George Frederic Handel       Lord, I trust thee

 

Tuesday 12th  

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Upper Voices

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 33, 1-12

Eric H. Thiman in G             

Gerald H. Knight   Christ, whose glory fills the skies         Hymn 18

 

SUNDAY 17th February

The Third Sunday Before Lent (Septuagesima): Education Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 137, 391, 505, 584

Herbert Sumsion in F                                            Ps 1

Henry Walford Davies          Blessed are the pure in heart

Johann Sebastian Bach           Fugue in A minor, BWV 543

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 460, 515

William Reynolds Responses                 Ps 6

William Harris in A

Welsh trad., arr. Reynolds   God that madest earth and heaven

 

6.00pm Informal Evening Service

 

Tuesday 19th    Thomas Burgess (1837), Bishop & Teacher of the Faith

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

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 50

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

John Harper           Bless, O Lord, us thy servants                                                                                               Hymn 261

 

SUNDAY 24th February

The Second Sunday before Lent (Sexagesima): Creation Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 250, 251 (ii), 254, 556

William Mathias in C                                             Ps 65 (164)

Guiseppe Ottavio Pitoni        Cantate Domino

Johann Sebastian Bach           Prelude in G, BWV541

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 431, 258 (t.171)

John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 147

Herbert Sumsion in A

John Rutter            A Gaelic Blessing

 

Tuesday 26th   

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

 

There is no Evensong today – Half Term

 

SUNDAY 3rd March

The Sunday before Lent (Quinquagesima): Transfiguration Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

 

Shrove Tuesday 5th March

No Evensong today

 

Ash Wednesday 6th March

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Lunchtime Service

7.00pm Choral Eucharist, with Imposition of Ashes

 

Weekly Service Pattern

Sundays

11.00am Choral Eucharist

4.00pm Choral Evensong

6.00pm Informal Evening Service (3rd Sunday of each month)

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)

 

 

Opportunities for

New Choristers

 

We are keen to welcome and encourage a new intake of junior singers (aged 7 upwards) from across the City and County of Swansea to join the

St Mary’s Boys’ Choir

and Girl Choristers

and to receive a free, professional cathedral-style choral training

 

 

Please contact

Dr William Reynolds, Director of Music

twreynolds123@gmail.com

01792 467606

 

www.swanseastmary.co.uk