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 29th
Sat 29th S. Catherine of Siena
       

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Sunday, 30th 2017, Third Sunday of Easter
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
Readings: 1: Acts 2:14a, 36-41; E: 1 Peter 1:17-23; G: Luke 24:13-35
Setting: Missa Tempore Paschali – Gombert
At the Offertory: Surrexit pastor bonus – L'Héritier
Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 541 – Johann Sebastian Bach
Music Notes for the Third Sunday of Easter
The Cloister Café is open after the Solemn Eucharist for refreshments

18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain
Readings: 1: Haggai 1:13-2:9; 2: 1 Corinthians 3:10-17;
Responses: Clucas
Canticles: Evening Service in G – Stanford
Anthem: Ye choirs of new Jerusalem – Stanford
Postlude: O Filli et Filiæ, from Douze choral préludes sur des thèmes grégoriens – Demessieux
Music Notes for the Third Sunday of Easter

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Church Diary 1st to 6th
Mon 1st Ss. Philip & James, Apostles
Today is also a Bank Holiday in the UK and a holiday in many countries
We wish everyone on holiday today a very happy time
       
Tue 2nd S. Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, 373
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 3rd The Invention of the Holy Cross
       
Thu 4th S. Monnica, mother of S. Augustine, 387
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 5th
       
Sat 6th
15:00 Wedding of Tom Poston & Jennifer Williams in The Great
       

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Sunday, 7th 2017, Fourth Sunday of Easter
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
10:45 600 Squadron Annual Service of Homage in the Lady Chapel
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Revd Bill Wilson The Sub-Prior Emeritus
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Setting: Mass in G minor – Vaughan Williams
At the Offertory: O taste and see – Vaughan Williams
Postlude: Prelude & Fugue in G major, BWV 541 – Johann Sebastian Bach
The Cloister Café is open after the Solemn Eucharist for refreshments

18:30 Choral Evensong, Sermon & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
Responses: Rose
Canticles: Evening Service in F – Darke
Anthem: Blessed be the God and Father – Samuel Sebastian Wesley
At Benediction: O Salutaris & Tantum ergo – Fletcher
Postlude: Allegro moderato, from Sonata Nr 4 – Rheinberger

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Church Diary 8th to 13th
Mon 8th
       
Tue 9th
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 10th
17:00 Hospital View Day Choral Evensong in The Great
Preacher: Bishop Michael Marshall
Responses: Clucas
Canticles: Evening Service in G – Sumsion
Anthem: Ubi caritas – Paul Mealor
Postlude: Prelude & Fugue in D major "Hallelujah" – Schmidt
       
Thu 11th The Holy Abbots of Cluny
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 12th
       
Sat 13th
15:00 Wedding of Stevven Olive & Kerri Mansfield in The Great
       

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Sunday, 14th 2017, Fifth Sunday of Easter
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Mark Young, The Sacrist
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist with Baptism at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
Setting: Missa Papae Marcelli – Palestrina
At the Offertory: Cantate Domino – Gabrieli
Postlude: Allegro, from Concerto in A minor, BWV 593 – Johann Sebastian Bach
The Cloister Café is open after the Solemn Eucharist for refreshments

18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Revd Mark Young, The Sacrist
Responses: Smith
Canticles: Magnificat Primi toni & Nunc Dimittis à 8 – Palestrina
Anthem: Laudibus in sanctis – Byrd
Postlude: Prelude in G BWV 550 – Johann Sebastian Bach

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Church Diary 15th to 20th
Mon 15th
19:00 PCC Meeting at the Bank of Americva, Newgate Street
       
Tue 16th
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 17th
       
Thu 18th
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 19th S. Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, 988
       
Sat 20th S. Alcuin of York, Abbot of Tours, 804
14:30 Wedding of Paul Colechin & Joanne Flint in The Great
       

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Sunday, 21st 2017, Sixth Sunday of Easter
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
Preacher: The Revd Bill Wilson The Sub-Prior Emeritus
Setting: Missa de beata virgine – Josquin des Prez
At the Offertory: Cantate Domino – Hassler
Postlude: Præludium in D major, BuxWV 139 – Buxtehude
The Cloister Café is open after the Solemn Eucharist for refreshments

18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Responses: Shephard
Canticles: Evening service in D – Bairstow
Anthem: Let all mortal flesh keep silence – Bairstow
Postlude: Scherzo, from Organ Sonata in Eb – Bairstow

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Church Diary 22nd to 27th
Mon 22nd
       
Tue 23rd
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 24th
       
Thu 25th Ascension Day
In many places, this is a holiday
We wish everyone on holiday today a very happy time
Today we also remember S. Bede the Venerable, 735
08:30 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
12:30 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 26th S. Augustine of Canterbury, 605
       
Sat 27th
       

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Sunday, 28th 2017, Sunday of the Ascension of the Lord
St Bartholomew the Great is open 08:30–20:00
09:00 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
10:00 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Martin Freeman
11:00 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Celebrant: The Revd Bill Wilson The Sub-Prior Emeritus
Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Jeremy Davies, The Hospitaller
Setting: Missa Brevis – Kodaly
At the Offertory: Ascendit Deus – Philips
Postlude: Ita missa est – Kodaly
The Cloister Café is open after the Solemn Eucharist for refreshments

18:30 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
Preacher: The Ven. Peter Delaney, Bishop's Chaplain to St Bartholomew the Great
Responses: Clucas
Canticles: Magnificat – Finzi & Nunc Dimittis – Holst
Anthem: God is gone up – Finzi
Postlude: Pæan – Leighton

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Church Diary 29th to 31st
Mon 29th Today is Spring Bank Holiday in the UK
It is also Memorial Day in the USA
We wish everyone on holiday today a very happy time
       
Tue 30th
12:30 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 31st The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
       

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Key Dates in 2017


May
Mon 1st Ss Philip & James, Apostles
Wed 3rd The Invention of the Holy Cross
Thu 25th Ascension Day
Thu 28th Sunday of the Ascension
Wed 31st The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
June
Sun 4th Pentecost: Whitsunday
Pledge Sunday
Sun 11th Trinity Sunday
18:30 Choral Evensong with the Rahere Singers
Thu 15th Corpus Christi
Sun 18th Sunday of Corpus Christi
Sat 24th The Nativity of S. John the Baptist
Thu 29th Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles
July
Sat 22nd S. Mary Magdalene
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
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