The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – February 2020

 

SUNDAY 2nd February

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple – Candlemas

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Candlemas Ceremonies & Procession

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

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

Plainsong                We have waited, O God

William Harris in F                                                Ps 24 (73)

Tomás Luis de Victoria          Nunc dimittis tertii toni

Johann Sebastian Bach           Prelude in A minor, BWV 543

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong, attended by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for West Glamorgan, Mr D. Byron Lewis, on the occasion of his retirement

Preacher: The Most Revd John D.E. Davies, Archbishop of Wales

Hymns: 558, 496, 355

William Reynolds Responses                                

Charles Villiers Stanford in C

Herbert Howells    Behold, O God our defender

Edward Elgar          Carillon

 

Tuesday 4th Manche Masemola (1928), Martyr

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Gentlemen of the Choir

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 9

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

Plainsong                Alleluia, dulce carmen          Hymn 20

 

Friday 7th  

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Holy Eucharist

 

SUNDAY 9th February

The Third Sunday Before Lent Septuagesima: Education Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr Ian Folks, Team Vicar

Hymns: 137, 391, 505, 584

Antonio Grossi       Missa a quatro voci             Ps 112 (18)

Henry Walford Davies          Blessed are the pure in heart

Johann Sebastian Bach           Fugue in A minor, BWV 543

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 460, 515

John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 4

Herbert Sumsion in G

William Byrd          Teach me, O Lord

 

Tuesday 12th  

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Upper Voices

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 33, 1-12

Edward C. Bairstow in Eb     

Gerald H. Knight   Christ, whose glory fills the skies

Hymn 18

 

SUNDAY 16th February

The Second Sunday before Lent Sexagesima: Creation Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 250 (omit 5 & 6), 251 (ii), 254, 556

                                                           Ps 136, 1-9 & 23-26 (359)

Anthony Piccolo    Canterbury Mass      

Guiseppe Ottavio Pitoni        Cantate Domino

Johann Sebastian Bach           Prelude in G, BWV541

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 431, 258 (t.171)

Philip Radcliffe Responses                     Ps 148 (Walmisley)

George Dyson in F

Edward Elgar          Fear not, O land

 

Tuesday 18th    John of Fiesol (Fra Angelico) (1455), Priest, and Andrei Rublev (c.1430), Monk; Painters

There is no Evensong today – Half Term

 

SUNDAY 23rd February

The Sunday before Lent

Quinquagesima: Transfiguration Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Holy Baptism

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Thomas Crowley, St Saviour, Eastbourne

Hymns: 2, 248, 176, 435 (i), 491                          

William Mathias     Communion Series 3             Ps 2 (27)

Thomas Tallis          O nata lux

Johann Sebastian Bach           Fugue in G, BWV 541

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Preacher: The Revd Dr Kvetoslav Krejci, St Giles, Reading

Hymns: 544, 392

Thomas Tallis Responses                                       Ps 84 (Parry)

William Harris in A

Ernest Bullock        Give us the wings of faith

 

6.00pm Informal Evening Service

 

Shrove Tuesday 25th   

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

5.30pm Evening Prayer (said)

 

Ash Wednesday 26th

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Lunchtime Service

7.00pm Choral Eucharist, with Imposition of Ashes

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Sam Aldred, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 95, 98, 96 (ii), 621

John Ireland in C                                   Ps 130 (Howells)

Philip Marshall       The Litany

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Wash me throughly

Henry Purcell        Thou knowest, Lord

 

SUNDAY 1st March

The First Sunday of Lent

11.00am Choral Eucharist

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong, on the Eve of St David 

 

 

Do you know a boy or girl (aged 7 upwards) who enjoys singing and would benefit from receiving a free,

 professionally-directed,

cathedral-style choral training here in Swansea?

 

If so, then contact

 

Dr William Reynolds

Director of Music

twreynolds123@gmail.com

01792 467606

for information on becoming a member of

St Mary’s Choir

 

www.swanseastmary.co.uk