The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – July 2017


Weekly Service Pattern


11.00am Choral Eucharist

4.00pm Choral Evensong


12.30pm Eucharist, with Healing (2nd Tuesday of each month)

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

5.30pm Choral Evensong (during term time)


10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

Fridays and Saturdays

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

(except 1st Friday of each month)


SUNDAY 2nd July       Third Sunday after Trinity


11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 6, 520, 290, 503

William Harris in F                Ps 89, 1-4 & 15-18 (220)

Christopher Tye    O come, ye servants of the Lord

Marcel Dupré        Placare Christe Servulis


4.00pm Choral Evensong, on the Eve of Thomas, Apostle

Hymns: 491(ii), 412

Thomas Tallis Responses                        Ps 27 (80)

Samuel Arnold in A

Ernest Bullock        Give us the wings of faith


Tuesday 4th      Peblig (4th Century), Abbot

1.10pm Summer Organ Series: Elin Rees, Bury Parish Church, Lancashire

There is no Choral Evensong today


Friday 7th

11.00am Mothers’ Union Archidiaconal Eucharist


SUNDAY 9th July        Fourth Sunday after Trinity  (Sea Sunday)

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr Ian Folks, Curate

Hymns: 490, 408, 469, 430

William Mathias     Series 3                   Ps 145, 8-15 (381)

Sergei Rachmaninof              To thee, O Lord

Eugene Gigout                      Toccata in B minor


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 188, 186

Thomas Ebdon Responses                     Ps 56 (Bairstow)

Thomas Attwood Walmisley in D minor

Dublin Troper, arr. John Scott       Come, thou Holy Spirit


Tuesday 11th     Benedict (c.540), Abbot

12.30pm Holy Eucharist, with Healing

1.10pm Summer Organ Series: Carl Grainger, Welsh Symphonia

7.30pm Choral Evensong at St Teilo’s, Bishopston, sung by St Mary’s Choir

Preacher: The Revd Canon George Bennett

Hymns: HON 318, 478, 518

William Reynolds Responses                Ps 122 (Goss)

Charles Villiers Stanford in C

Ralph Vaughan Williams O how amiable are thy dwellings

Herbert Murrill     Carillon


SUNDAY 16th July      Fifth Sunday after Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Chorister Admissions

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 175, 321, 325 (ii), 438              Ps 65, 9-14 (164)

Herbert Sumsion in F

William Parsons     Come, Holy Ghost, eternal God

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


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 574, 543

Richard Ayleward Responses                Ps 60 (152, 153)

Charles Wood in Eb (No.2)

Charles Wood        O thou, the central orb


6.00pm Informal Evening Service


Following Choral Evensong on Sunday 16th July, St Mary's Choirs will be in recess until Sunday 3rd September


Monday 17th

2.00pm Mothers’ Union Deanery Festival


Tuesday 18th    Elizabeth of Russia (1918), Religious & Martyr

1.10pm Summer Organ Series: Dr Anthony Gritton, Royal Academy of Music


SUNDAY 23rd July     Sixth Sunday after Trinity

11.00am Holy Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 180, 321,278, 591                     Ps 86, 11-17

Josef Rheinberger                 Intermezzo

Josef Rheinberger                 Scherzando (Sonata No.8 in E minor)


4.00pm Evening Prayer (said)


Tuesday 25th    James, Apostle

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

1.10pm Summer Organ Series: Glenn Crooks, St Samlet’s, Llansamlet


Saturday 29th    William Wilberforce (1883), Josephine Butler (1906), and all Social Reformers

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

7.30pm Concert by The National Youth Choir of Wales


SUNDAY 30th July      Seventh Sunday after Trinity

11.00am Holy Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 368, 515, 448(t.502), 478         Ps 119, 129-136

John Ireland           Sursum Corda

John Ireland           Alla Marcia


4.00pm Evening Prayer (said)



Become a New Generation Chorister

We are keen to welcome and encourage a new intake of junior singers (aged 7 upwards) to join our Boys’ Choir and Girl Choristers across the City & County of Swansea to share with the success of our Boys’ Choir and Girl Choristers who receive a free, professional cathedral-style choral training

Please contact Dr William Reynolds

Director of Music

01792 467606

for information on becoming a member of

St Mary’s Choir, St Mary’s Boys’ Choir, St Mary’s Girl Choristers, or concerning University Choral Scholarships


St Mary’s

Summer Organ Series


Tuesdays 1.10pm-1.50pm

4th July until 12th September


Free admission – retiring collection


4th July Elin Rees (Bury Parish Church)

11th July Carl Grainger (Welsh Symphonia)

18th July Dr Anthony Gritten (Royal Academy of Music)

25th July Glenn Crooks (St Samlet’s, Llansamlet)

1st August Vincenzo D’Arcangelo & Antonio Pescatore (Rome)

8th August Huw Tregelles Williams (St Mary’s, Swansea)

15th August Andrew Goodwin (St Mary’s, Swansea; St Gwynog’s, Llangennech; and Organist Emeritus, Bangor Cathedral)

22nd August Dr Ian Rutt (Swansea University)

29th August Dr William Reynolds (Director of Music, St Mary’s, Swansea, and Organist, Llandovery College)

5th September Dr Alan Sykes (St Mary’s, Swansea, and Uniting Church Sketty)

12th September Joshua Xerri


Retiring collections towards the tunings, upkeep and general maintenance of the St Mary’s Organ

Come early to enjoy tea, coffee, cakes and light lunches on sale in our Café beforehand