DAY BY DAY IN THE PARISH OF GREAT ST BARTHOLOMEW

Monthly Church Diary & Music Notes

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Except where indicated, all events take place in St Bartholomew the Great
Please note: the Cloister Café is closed until the neighbouring building works are complete


Church Diary 24th to 29th
Mon 24th The Parish of Great St Bartholomew starts its summer programme today.
It runs until 21st August. There are no 12:30 or 08:30 mid-week Eucharists,
the Family Eucharist takes a break until 10th September,
and there are no sermons at Evensong
       
Tue 25th S. James the Apostle
19:00 Sung Eucharist of S. James the Apostle
followed by a reception to say farewell to Fr Peter & Fr Jeremy
at the High Altar of The Great

Celebrant: Fr Jeremy Davies
Preacher: Fr Peter Delaney
Readings: 1: Jeremiah 45:1–5 E: Acts 11:27–12:3
G: Matthew 20:20–28
Setting: Mass for Four Voices – Byrd
At the Offertory: Ave verum corpus – Byrd

Followed by a wine reception for the congregation in the Cloister
       
Wed 26th Ss Joachim & Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary
       
Thu 27th
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 28th
       
Sat 29th
14:00 Wedding: Toks Adewale & Karen Condon in The Great
       

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Sunday, 30th 2017, Trinity VII
The Parish of Great St Bartholomew is now on its summer programme
There is no 10:00 Family Eucharist, and no sermon at Evensong
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: Fr Jeremy Davies
10:00 The Family Eucharist is "on holiday" until 10th September 2017
11:00 Solemn Eucharist in St Bartholomew The Less
Preacher: Fr Jeremy Davies
Readings: 1: 1 Kings 3:5–12 E: Romans 8:26–39 G: Matthew 13:31–33, 44–52
Setting: Missa de Angelis – chant
At the Offertory: The Call – Vaughan Williams
18:30 Choral Evensong (without sermon) in The Great
Readings: 1: 1 Kings 6:11–14, 23–38 2: Acts 12:1–17
Responses: Smith
Canticles: The Second Service – Tomkins
Anthem: My shepherd is the living Lord – Tomkins

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Church Diary 31st to 5th
Mon 31st S. Germanus of Auxerre, Bishop, 437/8
       
Tue 1st Today is the National Day of Switzerland
We wish everyone celebrating this day a very happy time
       
Wed 2nd
       
Thu 3rd
       
Fri 4th
12:30 Wedding Blessing: Masayuki Furukawa & Kei Kobayashi in The Great
       
Sat 5th S. Oswald, King of Northumbria, Martyr, 642
Noon Wedding: Oliver Adebayo & Bernadine Williams in The Great
       

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Sunday, 6th 2017, The Eighth Sunday after Trinity
The Parish of Great St Bartholomew is now on its summer programme
There is no 10:00 Family Eucharist, and no sermon at Evensong
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: Fr Mark Young
10:00 The Family Eucharist is "on holiday" until 10th September 2017
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at The Less
Preacher: Fr Mark Young
Readings: 1: Isaiah 55:1–5 E: Romans 9:1–5 G: Matthew 14:13–21
Setting: Missa Puerorum – Rheinberger
At the Offertory: Verbum superbum – Rheinberger
18:30 Choral Evensong & Benediction in The Great
Readings: 1: 1 Kings 10:1–13 2: Acts 13:1–13
Responses: Reading
Canticles: Evening Service in C – Hunt
Anthem: Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts – Purcell
At Benediction: O Salutaris – Palestrina; Tantum ergo – Victoria

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Church Diary 7th to 12th
Mon 7th Today is the Summer Bank Holiday in Scotland
We wish everyone on holiday today a very happy time
       
Tue 8th S. Dominic, 1221
       
Wed 9th
       
Thu 10th S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, 258
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 11th S. Clare, 1253
       
Sat 12th
15:00 Wedding: Emil Bernal & Helena Eccles in The Great
       

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Sunday, 13th 2017, The Ninth Sunday after Trinity
The Parish of Great St Bartholomew is now on its summer programme
There is no 10:00 Family Eucharist, and no sermon at Evensong
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: Fr Martin Freeman
10:00 The Family Eucharist is "on holiday" until 10th September 2017
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at The Less
Preacher: Fr Bill Wilson
Readings: 1: 1 Kings 19:9–18 E: Romans 10:5–15 G: Matthew 14:22–33
Setting: Missa de Angelis
At the Offertory: Ecce sacrum paratum convivium – Monteverdi
13:30 Holy Baptism of Hannah Newton-Sears
18:30 Choral Evensong (without sermon) in The Great
Readings: 1: 1 Kings 11:41–12:20 2: Acts 14:8–20
Responses: Smith
Magnificat: Meine Seele erhebt den Herrn SWV 426 – Schutz
Nunc Dimittis: Victoria
Anthem: Verleih uns Frieden – Mendelssohn

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Church Diary 14th to 19th
Mon 14th
       
Tue 15th The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 16th
       
Thu 17th
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 18th
       
Sat 19th
       

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Sunday, 20th 2017, The Tenth Sunday after Trinity
The Parish of Great St Bartholomew is now on its summer programme
There is no 10:00 Family Eucharist, and no sermon at Evensong
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: Fr Mark Young
10:00 The Family Eucharist is "on holiday" until 10th September 2017
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at The Less
Readings: 1: Isaiah 56:1,6–8 E: Romans 11:1–2a,29–32 G: Matthew 15:21–28
Setting: Missa Rosa Mystica – Griesbacher
At the Offertory: A song of hope – Stanford
18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Readings: 1: 2 Kings 4:1–37 2: Acts 16:1–15
Responses: Radcliffe
Canticles: Fauxbourdon – Rupert Gough
Anthem: May the grace of Christ – Brockless

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Church Diary 21st to 26th
Mon 21st Our summer programme ends today. This means that weekday celebrations of the Holy Eucharst recommence, and sermons resume at Evensong. The Family Eucharist on Sundays will, however, remain "on holiday" until 10th September 2017
       
Tue 22nd
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 23rd
       
Thu 24th Today is the Feast of S. Bartholomew, the Apostle and our Patron
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 25th
       
Sat 26th
14:30 Wedding: Luke Saunders & Rebecca Rodgers in The Great
       

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Sunday, 27th 2017, The Sunday of S. Bartholomew the Apostle: Feast of Title
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: Fr Martin Freeman
10:00 The Family Eucharist is "on holiday" until 10th September 2017
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Preacher: Fr Bill Wilson
Readings: 1: Deuteronomy 18:15–18 E: 1 Corinthians 4:9–15 G: Luke 22:24–30
Setting: Missa brevis in C, K.220 – Mozart
At the Offertory: Sanctus Bartholomæus – Handl
Postlude: Choral-Improvisation: Nun danket alle Gott – Karg-Elert
18:30 Procession, Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Readings: 1: Ecclesiasticus 39:1–10 2: Matthew 10:1–22
Introit: Holy is the true light – Harris
Responses: Rose
Canticles: Evening Service in Bb – Stanford
Anthem: Saint Bartholomew's Prayer – Maxwell Davies

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Church Diary 28th to 31st
Mon 28th Today is the Summer Bank Holiday in the UK (apart from Scotland)
We wish everyone on holiday today a very happy time
       
Tue 29th
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 30th
       
Thu 31st Octave of S. Bartholomew
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       

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Key Dates in 2017


July
Tue 25th S. James, Apostle
August
Sun 6th Sunday of The Transfiguration
Tue 15th The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Thu 24th S. Bartholomew the Apostle
Sun 27th Sunday of S. Bartholomew the Apostle
Feast of Title
September
Sun 3rd Feast of Dedication of the Priory Church
Fri 8th Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Thu 14th Holy Cross Day
Sun 17th Sunday of our Founder, Prior Rahere
Wed 20th Death of Prior Rahere, our Founder, 1143
Thu 21st S. Matthew, Apostle
Sun 24th 18:30 Choral Evensong with the Rahere Singers
Fri 29th S. Michael & All Angels
October
Wed 4th S. Francis of Assisi
Sun 8th The Appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Priory Church
Wed 18th S. Luke, Evangelist
Wed 25th Translation of the Relics of S. Bartholomew
Sat 28th Ss Simon & Jude, Apostles
Sun 29th 02:00 British Summer Time ends
November
Wed 1st All Saints
Thu 2nd All Souls
Sun 5th Sunday of All Saints
Sun 12th Remembrance Sunday
Sun 26th Last Sunday after Trinity: Christ the King
Thu 30th S. Andrew, Apostle
December
Fri 1st Anniversary of the Death of Henry I, 1135
Sun 3rd Advent Sunday
09:00 Holy Eucharist Lady Chapel
10:00 Family Eucharist The Less
11:00 Solemn Eucharist The Less
18:30 Advent Carol Service The Great
Fri 8th The Immaculate Conception
Sun 10th Advent II
09:00 Holy Eucharist Lady Chapel
10:00 Family Eucharist The Less
11:00 Solemn Eucharist The Less
18:30 Mid-Advent Carol Service The Great
Sun 17th Advent III
09:00 Holy Eucharist Lady Chapel
10:00 Family Eucharist The Less
11:00 Solemn Eucharist The Less
18:30 Service of Nine Lessons & Carols The Great
Mon 18th 18:00 A Ceremony of Carols Carol Service The Great
Tue 19th 13:00 Lunchtime Carol Service I The Great
Wed 20th 18:00 A Star-Spangled Christmas Carol Service The Great
Thu 21st 13:00 Lunchtime Carol Service II The Great
18:00 Stille Nacht Carol Service The Great
Fri 22nd 18:00 A Christmas Carol Carol Service The Great
Sun 24th Advent IV/CHRISTMAS EVE
09:00 Holy Eucharist Lady Chapel
10:00 Family Eucharist The Less
11:00 Solemn Eucharist The Less
18:30 Evensong The Great
23:45 Midnight Mass of the Nativity
Mon 25th CHRISTMAS DAY
09:00 Holy Eucharist Lady Chapel
11:00 Solemn Eucharist The Less
Tue 26th S. Stephen's Day
Sun 31st Sunday after Christmas
09:00 Holy Eucharist Lady Chapel
10:00 Family Eucharist The Less
11:00 Solemn Eucharist The Less
There is no Evensong today


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