The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – March 2020

 

 

SUNDAY 1st March

The 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        The Short Service                  Lent Prose

Adrian Batten        Hide not thou thy face

William Croft         Voluntary in D minor

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong, on the Eve of St David

Preacher: The Revd Sam Aldred, Assistant Curate

Hymns: see the printed sheet

William Reynolds Responses               Ps 28

William Mathias                     The St Davids Service

Meirion Wynn Jones             O Ddewi sanctaidd

 

Tuesday 3rd

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Gentlemen of the Choir

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 49

J.H. Arnold             Tones & Fauxbourdons

Plainsong                Audi, benigne Conditor        Hymn 97

 

Friday 6th         Ember Day

Women’s World Day of Prayer           

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Holy Eucharist

 

SUNDAY 8th March

The 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 (ii), 423 (i)

Claudio Casciolini   Missa brevissima                     Lent Prose

William Child         Bow down thine ear, O Lord

Michelangelo Rossi   Toccata prima

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 536 (i), 582              

Thomas Tunnard Responses                                              Ps 135

Charles Wood in C minor

Edward C. Bairstow               Save us, O Lord

 

Tuesday 10th   

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

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 52

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Lead me, Lord        Hymn 98

 

SUNDAY 15th March  The Third Sunday of Lent

11.00am Choral Mattins

Officiant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 290, 97, 455                                             

William Smith Responses      Venite (22)             Ps 40 (282)

Charles Villiers Stanford       Benedictus in Bb

Felix Mendelssohn Cast thy burden upon the Lord

Herbert Howells    Psalm Prelude, Set 1, No. 1

 

4.00pm Choral Eucharist, with Confirmation

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

Hymns: 183, 469, 178, 581 (ii), 538                      Lent Prose

Anthony Piccolo    Canterbury Mass

John Rutter            God be in my head

Eugène Gigout      Toccata in B minor

 

Tuesday 17th Patrick (5th century), Bishop & Patron Saint of Ireland

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Upper Voices

John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 64

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

George Frederic Handel       How beautiful are the feet                                                                                   Hymn 99

 

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