The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – October 2018


Tuesday 2nd October  

5.30pm Choral Evensong, attended by the Friends of Llandaff Cathedral

Hymns: 11 (i), 605

William Reynolds Responses Ps 89, 20-36 (Elvey)

Charles Harford Lloyd in A

John Goss               O Saviour of the world

Healey Willan        Postlude in D


Wednesday 3rd

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Lunchtime Service

5.30pm Holy Baptism


Friday 5th

11.00am Mothers’ Union Archidiaconal Eucharist


 SUNDAY 7th October

Thanksgiving for the Harvest

(Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity)

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Canon Stephen Ryan

Hymns: 270, 275, 272, 254                                    Ps 126 (339)

Adrian Batten        Short Service

Adrian Batten        O sing joyfully

Sigfrid Karg-Elert March Triomphale: Nun danket alle Gott


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 273, 274

Thomas Tunnard Responses                          Ps 67 (Bairstow)

Herbert Brewer in Eb

Francis Jackson       For the fruits of his creation

Percy Whitlock      Paean



Tuesday 9th Cynog (5th century), Abbot

5.30pm Choral Evensong – sung by the Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 107, 1-15

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

Alexander L’Estrange           May the road rise to meet youHymn 216


 SUNDAY 14th October

Twentieth Sunday After Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 449, 209, 311, 438                                    Ps 90 (228)

William Mathias                     Communion Series 3

Thomas Tallis                          Verily, verily I say to you

Johann Sebastian Bach           Prelude in A minor, BWV 543


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 456, 571

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 127 (253)

Adrian Batten        The First Verse Service

Adrian Batten        Hide not thou thy face


Tuesday 16th Daniel Rowland (1790), Priest & Preacher

5.30pm Choral Evensong – sung by The Gentlemen of the Choir

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 135

George Dyson in C minor

Plainsong                Optatus votis                          Hymn 456


Thursday 18th   Luke, Evangelist

6.45pm RSCM Choral Workshop at Holy Cross, Llwynderw, on the Feast of St Luke


 SUNDAY 21st October           

Twenty-first Sunday After Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate:

Hymns: 466, 421, 546, 429                             Ps 91, 9-16 (230)

Giovanni Grossi                     Messa a quattro voci

William Deane                       The Grace of our Lord

Johannn Sebastian Bach        Fugue in A minor, BWV 543


4.00pm Choral Evensong, with re-launch of the College of St Mary

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


John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 141 (344)

Ernest J. Moeran in D

C. Hubert H. Parry                                Prevent us, O Lord

C. Hubert H. Parry                           March (The Birds of Aristophanes)


Tuesday 23rd    James of Jerusalem, Bishop & Martyr

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 9, 1-11

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

Henry Walford Davies    God be in my head       Hymn 220


SUNDAY 28th October                       Bible Sunday

Twenty-Second Sunday After Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 612, 515, 584, 267                    Ps 19, 7-14 (67)

Harold Darke in F

Thomas Attwood   Teach me, O Lord

Max Reger             Toccata in D minor


4.00pm Choral Evensong, on the Eve of Simon & Jude, Apostles

Hymns: 220, 222

Philip Radcliff Responses                       Pss 124, 125, 126

Healey Willan        Faux-bourdons

John Boyce             If ye love me


6.00pm Informal Evening Service


Tuesday 30th    Richard Hooker (1600), Priest & Teacher of the Faith

No Evening Prayer – Choir Half Term


Friday 2nd        All Souls

11.00am Mothers’ Union Archidiaconal Eucharist


SUNDAY 4th November

The First Sunday of the Kingdom

11.00am Choral Eucharist for All Saints


4.00pm A Service of Music, Readings & Reflection for All Souls