The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – March 2019

 

Friday 1st March         David (6th century), Bishop, Patron Saint of Wales

12.30pm Holy Eucharist (Bilingual)

 

Saturday 2nd   Chad (672), Bishop

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

7.00pm Concert: Gwalia Singers

 

SUNDAY 3rd March

The Sunday before Lent:

Quinquagesima: Transfiguration Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

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

Sydney H. Nicholson Missa Sancti Magni            Ps 99 (74)

Thomas Tallis          O nata lux

Johann Sebastian Bach           Fugue in G, BWV 541

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 544, 392

John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 89, 1-19

Herbert Sumsion in G

Morten Lauridsen O nata lux

 

Shrove Tuesday 5th      Non (5th century), Mother of David of Wales

5.30pm Evening Prayer

 

Ash Wednesday 6th

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Lunchtime Service

7.00pm Choral Eucharist, with Imposition of Ashes

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, 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

Herbert Howells    Psalm Prelude No.1, Set 1

 

Friday 8th        

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Holy Eucharist

 

SUNDAY 10th March

First Sunday of Lent

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 95, 385, 96 (ii), 496

Adrian Batten        Short Service                         Lent Prose

Adrian Batten        Hide not thou thy face

William Croft         Voluntary in A minor for Double Organ

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 95, 605

Thomas Tunnard Responses                               Ps 119. 73-88

Charles Wood in C minor

William Child         Bow down thine ear, O Lord

 

Tuesday 12th

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Gentlemen of the Choir

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 49

George Dyson in C minor

Plainsong                Audi, benigne Conditor        Hymn 97

 

SUNDAY 17th March

Second Sunday of Lent

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 582, 496, 598, 423 (i)

Claudio Casciolini   Missa brevissima                     Lent Prose

Richard Farrant      Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake

Michelangelo Rossi   Toccata prima

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 536 (i), 582                              

William Reynolds Responses                              Ps 135 (Smart)

Thomas Tertius Noble in B minor

H. Balfour Gardiner              Evening Hymn

 

6.00pm Informal Evening Service

 

Tuesday 19th    Joseph of Nazareth

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Upper Voices

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 1

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

C. Hubert H. Parry                He delivereth the poo

Hymn 98

 

SUNDAY 24th March  Third Sunday of Lent

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr Ian Folks, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 290, 97, 304, 455

Anthony Piccolo    Canterbury Mass                   Lent Prose

Richard Farrant      Call to remembrance

William Croft         Voluntary in D minor

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong on the Eve of the Annunciation of Our Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Hymns: 243, 238

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 85

Plainsong                                Magnificat Tonus Peregrinus

Tomás Luis de Victoria          Nunc dimittis tertii toni

Hans Leo Hassler                   Dixit Maria

 

Tuesday 26th

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir, with Senior Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 64

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Lead me, Lord        Hymn 99

 

SUNDAY 31st March Fourth Sunday of LentMothering Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

 Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 487, 238, 241 (t.435), 505

Antonio Lotti         Missa brevis                            Lent Prose

William Byrd          Ave verum corpus

Jean-Adam Guilain                Dialogue du 2e ton (2e Suite)

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 243, 241 (t.435)

Thomas Tallis Responses                                        Ps 30

Charles Macpherson in G

Edward Elgar          Ave verum corpus

 

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)

 

Singing Opportunities for

Children

 

St Mary’s Boys’ Choir

and Girl Choristers are keen to expand and develop, and are now recruiting a new intake of junior singers (aged 7 upwards) from across the City and County of Swansea.  With opportunity to enjoy singing as part of a team, we offer free, professionally-directed, cathedral-style choral training.

 

To find out more, please contact

Dr William Reynolds, Director of Music

twreynolds123@gmail.com

01792 467606

www.swanseastmary.co.uk