The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – May 2017

 

Tuesday 2nd May Athanasius (373), Bishop & Doctor

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Senior Girl Choristers

Ian Fox Responses                                                  Ps 78, 60-73

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

French, arr. Shaw Now the green blade riseth   Hymn 426

 

Wednesday 4th

10.30pm Holy Eucharist

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

7.30pm RSCM Local Area Rehearsal at St Mary’s

 

Friday 5th         Asaph (6th Century), Bishop

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Eucharist

 

SUNDAY 7th May       The Fourth Sunday of Easter

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 145, 517, 467, 478                   Ps 23 (Walford Davies)

Adrian Batten        Short Service

John Goss               These are they that follow the Lamb

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

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 158, 144

Thomas Ebdon Responses                     Ps 29, 1-10 (84)

Thomas Tertius Noble in B minor

George Frederic Handel       Since by man came death

 

Tuesday 9th Gregory of Nazianzus (390), Bishop

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Senior Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 91

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Love one another  Hymn 391

 

Saturday 13th   

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

5.00pm RSCM Swansea & Brecon Area Festival Choral Evensong at Brecon Cathedral

Christopher Tye    Laudate nomen Domine

Philip Radcliffe Responses                                     Ps 98

Edgar Day in Bb

Charles Wood        O Thou, the central orb

 

SUNDAY 14th May     The Fifth Sunday of Easter

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 150, 600, 585, 144

Harold Darke in F                                  Ps 31, 1-5 (Dyson)

Joyce Eilers             Go ye now in peace

Josef Rheinberger Scherzo (Sonata No.8 in E Minor)

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 223, 568

Humphrey Clucas Responses                Ps 147, 1-12 (384)

Stanley Vann in E minor

Herbert Howells    O pray for the peace of Jerusalem

 

Tuesday 16th

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Senior Girl Choristers

John Sanders Responses                                       Ps 105, 23-37

George Dyson in C minor

Henry Walford Davies          Blessed are the pure in heart                                                                                               Hymn 416 (i)

 

SUNDAY 21st May      Rogation Sunday

(The Sixth Sunday of Easter)

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 180, 188, 324, 152

John Richards in E minor                      Ps 66, 7-19 (258)

John Boyce             If ye love me

Sigfrid Karg-Elert  Marche Triomphale: Nun danket alle Gott

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong, attended by the Parish of Llangennech with Llwynhendy

Hymns: 435. 481, 482

William Reynolds Responses Ps 87 (Guest)

Herbert Sumsion in G

Johann Sebastian Bach           God is our hope and strength

 

6.00pm Informal Evening Service

 

Tuesday 23rd    Rogation Day

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Senior Girl Choristers

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 115

Eric Thiman in G

Alexander L’Estrange           May the road rise to meet you                                                                             Hymn 431

 

Thursday 25th   Ascension Day

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

7.00pm Mass of the Ascension

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 167, 169, 172, 563                    Ps 47 (129)

Harold Darke in E

Christopher Tye    The eternal gates lift up their heads

 

8.30pm Organ Recital: Dr William Reynolds

Olivier Messiaen Symphonic Meditation L'Ascension

Free admission – retiring collection

 

SUNDAY 28th May     The Sunday after the Ascension

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Helen Rees, Associate Priest

Preacher: The Revd Ian Folks, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 166, 172, 311, 398                    Ps 68, 1-10 (384)

Sydney H. Nicholson             Missa Sancti Magni

Henry Purcell        O God the King of glory

J. S. Bach                 Heut’ triumphiret Gottes Sohn, BWV 630

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 172, 372

Thomas Tallis Responses                        Ps 47 (129)

Peter Aston in F

William Mathias     Lift up your heads, O ye gates

 

Tuesday 30th   

No Evensong Today – Half Term

 

Weekly Service Pattern

Sundays

11.00am Choral Eucharist

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Tuesdays

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

5.30pm Choral Evensong

Wednesdays

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

Fridays and Saturdays

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

(except 1st Friday of each month)

 

 

Feast of the Ascension

Thursday 25th May, 8.30pm

 

Olivier Messiaen’s

L’Ascension

Four Symphonic Meditations for Organ

 

Performed by Dr William Reynolds

 

Free admission – retiring collection

 

 

 

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