The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – June 2016


Friday 3rd         James Hannington (1885), Bishop, Missionary & Martyr; Martyrs of Uganda (1886) & Janani Luwum (1977), Bishop & Martyr

11.00am Mothers’ Union Archidiaconal Eucharist


SUNDAY 5th June       Second Sunday after Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Judith Philips

Hymns: 534, 348, 347, 455                                   Ps 30 (88, 89)

Giovanni Grossi                     Messa a quattro voci

Tomás Luis de Victoria          Jesu dulcis memoria

Max Reger                             Toccata in D minor


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 515, 584

John Sanders Responses                                   Ps 44 (123, 124)

Charles Harford Lloyd in A

H. Balfour Gardiner              Evening Hymn


Tuesday 7th     

1.00pm Funeral of Mr Sidney Kidwell

Hymns: 616 (ii), Calon lân                    Ps 23 (Walford Davies)

Henry Purcell        Thou knowest, Lord

J.S. Bach                  Ah! Lord, when my last end has come

No Evensong today


Thursday 9th    Columba (597), Abbot

6.30pm Induction an Licensing of the Revd Canon Ian Rees as Rector of the Benefice of Central Swansea, and the Revd Helen Rees as Associate Priest

Preacher: The Rt Revd John D. E. Davies, Bishop of Swansea & Brecon

Hymns: 442, 177, 393, 368                                    Ps 1 (Beale)

Edward Elgar          The Spirit of the Lord

Norman Cocker     Tuba Tune


SUNDAY 12th June     Third Sunday After Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher:

Hymns: 1, 106, 628, 315

John Richards in E minor                                      Ps 32 (94)

Ralph Vaughan Williams       O taste and see

Grayston Ives                         Intrada


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 184, 495

Thomas Tallis Responses                                Ps 52 (Marchant)

Charles Wood in D

Herbert Sumsion   They that go down to the sea in ships


Tuesday 14th    Basil the Great (397), Bishop & Doctor

11.00am South Atlantic Medal Association Falkland Islands Commemoration Service

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir

Ian Fox Responses                                                  Ps 50, 1-14

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

Alun Hoddinott     Holy, holy, holy                     Hymn 220


SUNDAY 19th June     Fourth Sunday After Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher:

Hymns: 163, 565, 411, 494                             Ps 22, 19-28 (67)

William Mathias                     Series 3

Sergei Rachmaninof              To thee, O Lord

Johann Sebastian Bach           Fugue in G minor, BWV578               


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 475, 186

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 57

Healey Willan                        Faux-bourdons

Thomas Mudd                        Let thy merciful ears


Monday 20th   

7.15pm Concert by The Community Orchestra

‘Mostly Mozart’, with other favourite classics

Tickets £8.00 available at the door, Children free.


Tuesday 21st    

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 68, 19-35

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

Henry Walford Davies          God be in my head               

Hymn 426


Saturday 25th

11.00am Holy Matrimony

12.00pm Holy Eucharist

2.00pm Ordination of Priests at Brecon Cathedral

The Revd John Anthony to be ordained Priest


SUNDAY 26th June     The Fifth Sunday After Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Rt Revd Anthony Pierce

Hymns: 538, 430, 555, 543

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Spatzenmesse         Ps 16 (52)

William Mathias                     A Grace

Louis Vierne                          Final, from Symphonie Nr 1


2.00pm Ordination of Deacons at Brecon Cathedral


4.00pm Choral Evensong,

Hymns: 536, 497

Humphrey Clucas Responses                           Ps 60 (152, 153)

Charles Villiers Stanford in G

Herbert Howells                    Like as the hart


Tuesday 28th Irenaeus (c.200), Bishop & Doctor

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

5.30pm Choral Evensong, on the Eve of Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles – Boys & Men

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 78, 60-73

George Dyson in C minor

Christopher Tye    O come, ye servants of the Lord                                                                                        Hymn 237



St Mary’s

Summer Organ Series


Tuesdays 1.10pm-1.50pm

19th July until 13th September


Free admission – retiring collection



New Generation Choristers

We are keen to welcome and encourage a new intake of junior singers (aged 7 upwards) to join our Boys’ Choir and Girl Choristers


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




Weekly Service Pattern


11.00am Choral Eucharist

4.00pm Choral Evensong


5.30pm Choral Evensong (during term time)


10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

Fridays and Saturdays

12.00pm Holy Eucharist

(except 1st Friday of each month)