DAY BY DAY IN THE PARISH OF GREAT ST BARTHOLOMEW


Except where indicated, all events take place in St Bartholomew the Great
The Cloister Café is closed until the neighbouring building works are complete, apart from special evening events and after the Sunday Solemn Eucharist


Church Diary 16th to 21st
Mon 16th
       
Tue 17th
1230 Holy Eucharist in The Less
       
Wed 18th
       
Thu 19th
1230 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 20th
       
Sat 21st
1200 Wedding Blessing in The Great
       

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Sunday, 22nd 2018, S. Mary Magdalen
St Bartholomew the Great is open 0830–2000
St Bartholomew the Less is open 0800–2200
 
0900 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: Fr Marcus Walker The Rector
 
1000 Family Eucharist with hymns in St. Bartholomew the Less
Preacher: Fr Marcus Walker The Rector
 
1100 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Preacher: Fr Marcus Walker The Rector
Readings: First:  Song of Solomon 3.1–4
Epistle:  2 Corinthians 5.14–17
Gospel:  John 20.1–2, 11–18
Setting: Missa Brevis in F – Andrea Gabrieli
At the Offertory: Mulier quae erat in civitate – Marenzio
Postlude: Organ Concerto Op. 4 No 1 in G minor (Andante) – Handel
Music Notes for S. Mary Magdalen
 
There are refreshments in the Cloister after the Solemn Eucharist
Please do come along and join in
 
1500 Baptism of Gabriel David Sebastian Dare
 
1830 Choral Evensong & Sermon in The Great
This service will be sung by the Los Angeles Scola
Preacher: Fr Bill Wilson
Readings: First:  Zephaniah 3.14–end
Second:  Mark 15.40–16.7
Responses: James Buonemani
Canticles: The Second Service – Leighton
Anthem: Beati quorum via – Owain Park
Postlude: Pæan – Leighton
Music Notes for S. Mary Magdalen

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Church Diary 23rd to 28th
Mon 23rd
       
Tue 24th
1230 Holy Eucharist in The Less
       
Wed 25th
       
Thu 26th
1230 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
1500 Memorial Service for Dr Ian Kelsey-Fry FRCP FRCR in The Great
       
Fri 27th
       
Sat 28th
1200 Holy Baptism of Layla Dunnett in The Great
1930 Changeling Theatre presents:
Measure For Measure – William Shakespeare
in St Bartholomew the Great


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Tickets are also available at the door

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Sunday, 29th 2018, Ninth Sunday after Trinity
St Bartholomew the Great is open 0830–2000
St Bartholomew the Less is open 0800–2200
 
0900 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: Fr Marcus Walker The Rector
 
1000 The Family Eucharist is on holiday until Sunday, 9th September, 2018
 
1100 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Preacher: Fr Marcus Walker The Rector
Readings: First:  2 Samuel 11.1–15
Epistle:  Ephesians 3.14–end
Gospel:  John 6.1–21
Setting: Missa in sinplicitate – Langlais
At the Offertory: Á la Vierge Marie – Langlais
Postlude: Dialogue sur les mixtures, from "Suite brève" – Langlais
 
There are refreshments in the Cloister after the Solemn Eucharist
Please do come along and join in
 
1400 Changeling Theatre presents:
Blithe Spirit – Noel Coward
in St Bartholomew the Great


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and to purchase tickets on-line
Tickets are also available at the door

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1830 Choral Evensong (without Sermon) in The Great
Readings: First:  Job 19.1–27a
Second:  Hebrews 8
Responses: Tomkins
Canticles: The Second Service – Tomkins
Anthem: My shepherd is the living Lord – Tomkins
Postlude: A sad Paven for These distracted tymes – Tomkins

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Church Diary 30th to 31st
Mon 30th
       
Tue 31st
1230 Holy Eucharist in The Less
       
Wed 1st
       
Thu 2nd
1230 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 3rd
       
Sat 4th
       

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Sunday, 5th 2018, The Tenth Sunday after Trinity
St Bartholomew the Great is open 0830–2000
St Bartholomew the Less is open 0800–2200
 
0900 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: Fr Marcus Walker The Rector
 
1000 The Family Eucharist is on holiday until Sunday, 9th September, 2018
 
1100 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Preacher: Fr Marcus Walker The Rector
Readings: First:  2 Samuel 11.26–12.13a
Epistle:  Ephesians 4.1–16
Gospel:  John 6.24–35
Setting: Missa Rosa Mystica – Griesbacher
At the Offertory: The Call – Vaughan Williams
 
There are refreshments in the Cloister after the Solemn Eucharist
Please do come along and join in
 
1830 Choral First Evensong of the Transfigfuration of Our Lord (without sermon) in The Great
Readings: First:  Exodus 24.12–end
Second:  John 12.27–36a
Responses: Reading
Canticles: Evening Service in C – Hunt

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Church Diary 6th to 11th
Mon 6th The Transfiguration of Our Lord
       
Tue 7th
1230 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 8th S. Dominic, 1221
       
Thu 9th
1230 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 10th S. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr, 258
       
Sat 11th S. Clare, 1253
       

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Sunday, 12th 2018, The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity
St Bartholomew the Great is open 0830–2000
St Bartholomew the Less is open 0800–2200
 
0900 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
 
1000 The Family Eucharist is on holiday until Sunday, 9th September, 2018
 
1100 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Preacher: Fr Mark Young
Readings: First:  2 Samuel 18.5–9, 15, 31–33
Epistle:  Ephesians 4.25–5.2
Gospel:  John 6.35, 41, 51
Setting: Missa de angelis
At the Offertory: Ecce sacrum paratum convivium – Monteverdi
Postlude: Toccata quinta – Frescobaldi
 
There are refreshments in the Cloister after the Solemn Eucharist
Please do come along and join in
 
1400 Holy Baptism of Scarlett Mary Kimberley
1500 Holy Baptism: Family Chagan
1830 Choral Evensong & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Readings: First:  Job 39.1–40.4
Second:  Hebrews 12.1–17
Responses: Ben Parry
Canticles: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis of twelve notes – Ridout
Anthem: The Beatitudes – Arvo Pärt
At Benediction: O Salutaris – Gounod & Tantum ergo – Fauré

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Church Diary 13th to 18th
Mon 13th
       
Tue 14th
1230 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 15th The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
       
Thu 16th
1230 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 17th
       
Sat 18th
1330 Wedding: Brown & Slotwinska in The Great
       

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Sunday, 19th 2018, The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
St Bartholomew the Great is open 0830–2000
St Bartholomew the Less is open 0800–2200
 
0900 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel of The Great
Preacher: Fr Mark Young
 
1000 The Family Eucharist is on holiday until Sunday, 9th September, 2018
 
1100 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Preacher: Fr Martin Freeman
Readings: First:  1 Kings 2.10–12, 3.3–14
Epistle:  Ephesians 5.15–20
Gospel:  John 6.51–58
Setting: Missa Puerorum – Rheinberger
At the Offertory: Verbum superbum – Rheinberger
Postlude: Prelude on a theme of Orlando Gibbons (Song 22) – Stanford
 
There are refreshments in the Cloister after the Solemn Eucharist
Please do come along and join in
 
1830 Choral Evensong in The Great
Readings: First:  Exodus 2.23–3.10
Second:  Hebrews 13.1–15
Responses: Radcliffe

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Church Diary 20th to 25th
Mon 20th S. Bernard of Clairvaux, 1153
       
Tue 21st
1230 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 22nd Today we remember the Queenship of Mary
       
Thu 23rd
1230 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
1900 Solemn Eucharist for the Eve of S. Bartholomew's Day - our Patronal Festival at the High Altar of The Great
The Smithfield 150 Festival outside our doors means that it is not practical for us to celebrate our Patronal on Friday evening or on the usual following Sunday. Consequently, this evening Solemn Eucharist will be our principal way of celebrating S. Bartholomew and his role in the founding of the Priory and its church. Further details for this service will soon be published here and in our other forms of communication.

Please note below the changes to our services on Sunday, 26th August 2018
       
Fri 24th S. Bartholomew the Apostle, our Patron
       
Sat 25th The Translation of the Relics of S. Bartholomew the Apostle, 838
       

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Sunday, 26th 2018, The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity
St Bartholomew the Great is open 0830–2000
St Bartholomew the Less is open 0800–2200

St Bartholomew the Less is open 0800–2200

Please note: because of the Smithfield 150 celebrations outside our doors this weekend, our service scheulde below has been completely revised. Please check back here for further details in due course
 
There will be no 0900 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel this Sunday
 
The Family Eucharist is on holiday until Sunday, 9th September, 2018
 
1000 Solemn Eucharist at the High Altar of The Great
Please note the special time for this service
Readings: First:  Isaiah 43.8–13
Epistle:  1 Corinthians 4.9–15
Gospel:  Luke 22.24–30
Setting: Missa Brevis in C, K.220 – Mozart
At the Offertory: Sanctus Bartholomæus – Handl
 
There are refreshments in the Cloister after the Solemn Eucharist
Please do come along and join in
 
There will be no Choral Evensong this Sunday

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Church Diary 27th to 31st
Mon 27th Today is the Late Summer Bank Holiday in the United Kingdom
We wish everybody on holiday today a very happy time
Today we also remember S. Monica, 387
       
Tue 28th
1230 Holy Eucharist in St Bartholomew the Less
       
Wed 29th The Beheading of S. John the Baptist
       
Thu 30th
1230 Roman Catholic Mass in The Less
       
Fri 31st S. Aidan, Bishop of Lindisfarne, 651
       

Key Dates in 2018



July
Sun 22nd Feast of S Mary Magdalen
Mon 25th Feast of S James, Apostle

August
Mon 6th Feast of the Transfiguration
Mon 15th Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Fri 24th Feast of S. Bartholomew, Apostle
Sat 25th Feast of Translation of the Relics of S. Bartholomew
Sun 26th SUNDAY OF S. BARTHOLOMEW THE APOSTLE
Patronal Festival of Great St Bartholomew

September
Sun 2nd SUNDAY OF THE DEDICATION OF THE PRIORY CHURCH
Sat 8th Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Fri 14th Feast of the Holy Cross
Fri 21st S. Matthew, Evangelist
Sun 23rd SUNDAY OF THE FOUNDER
Sat 29th Feast of S. Michael & All Angels

October
Sun 7th SUNDAY OF THE APPEARANCE OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY TO CANON HUBERT
Thu 18th Feast of S. Luke, Evangelist
Mon 29th Feast of Ss Simon & Jude, Apostles
Wed 31st All Hallows' Eve

November
Thu 1st Feast of All Saints
Fri 2nd Feast of All Souls
Sun 4th SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS
Sun 11th REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY
Sun 25th CHRIST THE UNIVERSAL KING: THE LAST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

December
Sat 1st Comemmoration of the death of our Royal Benefactor, King Henry I
Sun 2nd ADVENT SUNDAY: the Church's New Year
18:30 Advent Carol Service The Great
Sun 9th SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Sun 16th THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
1830 Mid-Advent Carol Service The Great
Mon 17th 1830 A Ceremony of Carols (Benjamin Britten) Carol Service The Great
2030 Concert: A Garland of Carols by Anthony Bolton The Great
Tue 18th 1300 First Lunchtime Carol Service The Great
1800 Nine Lessons & Carols The Great (Livery Companies in attendance, but open to all)
Wed 19th 1830 A Star-Spangled Christmas American Carol Service The Great
Thu 20th 1300 Second Lunchtime Carol Service The Great
1830 Stille Nacht German Carol Service The Great
Fri 21st 1830 A Christmas Carol Dickensian Carol Service The Great
Sun 23rd FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT
1830 Nine Lessons and Carols
Mon 24th CHRISTMAS EVE
2345 Midnight Mass of the Nativity
Tue 25th CHRISTMAS DAY
0900 Holy Eucharist in the Lady Chapel
1100 Solemn Eucharist of the Nativity in The Great
Wed 26th Feast of S. Stephen, Deacon & Protomartyr
Thu 27th Feast of S. John, Apostle & Evangelist
Fri 28th Feast of the Holy Innocents
Sat 29th Feast of S. Thomas of Canterbury, Martyr
Sun 30th FIRST SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS
Mon 31st Feast of S. Silvester, Pope
New Year's Eve


Key Dates in 2019



January
Sun 6th EPIPHANY SUNDAY
1830 Epiphany Carol Service