Services

Trinity Sunday


Music, Services
Trinity Sunday
27
May
2018

Sunday 27th May at 11am, we celebrate the core Christian insight into the nature of God, the Holy Trinity; Father, Son & Holy Spirit. Creator, Redeemer, & Inspirer. Our Celebrant is Fr Nigel Guthrie and Preacher is Rev Alison Whiting. Three Persons, One God – not a logical or mathematical puzzle…

Corpus Christi


Community, Music, Services
Corpus Christi
31
May
2018

Thursday 31st May, the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, we celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi with Sung Mass at 7.30pm and a joyful  Procession with the Monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament under an ornate Canopy around Mount Dinham (weather permitting) accompanied by Hymns and the scattering of flower petals. Hymns: 302…

Trinity I – V 2018


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Trinity I – V 2018
3
Jun
2018

The Liturgical Year enters Ordinary Time. At St Michael’s we use Sundays after Trinity to keep in step with the Plainsong Propers that choir and congregation sing at the Introit, Gradual, Offertory and Communion points in the Mass. Here are the dates and music for the first five Sundays after Trinity…

Choral Evensong for June


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Choral Evensong for June
3
Jun
2018

Please join us on Sunday 3rd June at 6pm for Choral Evensong & Benediction. Reading Responses; Psalm 35; Hymn 247; Canticles in F, by Dyson; Anthem, Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks, by Howells. Led by Rev Alison Whiting.  Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will be led by Fr Christopher…

Past Events for Services

Whitsunday-Pentecost


Music, Services
Whitsunday-Pentecost
20
May
2018

Sunday 20th May at 11am, Sung Mass for Pentecost Sunday. 50 days after Easter, we recall the sending of the Holy Spirit on the first disciples and the preaching of Peter which peoples understood in their varied languages. Fr Christopher Durrant is our Celebrant and Preacher. Our Music is the tuneful…

Sunday after Ascension


Community, Music, Services
Sunday after Ascension
13
May
2018

Sunday 13th May, Sung Mass at 11am for Easter 7, the Sunday after Ascension. Hymns from New English Hymnal are 165 : 296 : 214.  The Mass Setting is by Charles Wood (1866-1926) in the Dorian Mode, and the Motet “God is gone up” by Arthur Hutchings (1906-89). The Celebrant…

Matins – Exeter Pride


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Matins – Exeter Pride
12
May
2018

Saturday 12th May sees the Annual Exeter Pride Day organised by the city’s LGBTQ+ communities. At St Michael’s at 9.30am there will once again be Sung Matins to which we welcome all, of any faith or none, who want to show solidarity and to pray before the Parade.  If you wish…

Ascension Day


Music, Services
Ascension Day
10
May
2018

Thursday 10th May, 40 days after Easter, we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ into Heaven. At 7.30am, we have Ascension Day Matins. Plainsong Matins is sung from the West Gallery ending with Hymn 130 “Hail the Day that sees him rise!”. This is followed by Breakfast. At 6pm Plainsong…

Choral Evensong for May


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Choral Evensong for May
6
May
2018

Sunday 6th May 2018 at 6pm, our monthly Choral Evensong & Benediction features the flowing Sumsion Responses, Ps 45, Office Hymn126, Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in G also by Herbert Sumsion. O salutaris is Hymn 269 & Tantum Ergo by Fauré in G flat. Being Rogation Sunday this year, the Anthem…

Rogation Sunday Procession


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Rogation Sunday Procession
6
May
2018

Rogation Sunday, 6th May, the Sunday before Ascension Day, is the traditional time for “beating the bounds” of the Parish and blessing the crops in the fields. At St Michael’s we mark the day by starting our 11am Mass with a procession with hymns around Mount Dinham, praying for God to…

Annual Parochial Church Meeting


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Annual Parochial Church Meeting
30
Apr
2018

IMPORTANT NEWS – UNAVOIDABLY DELAYED UNTIL MONDAY 30th APRIL – still 7pm at St David’s Church. At St David’s Church on Monday 30th April, at 7.00pm. The APCM, reviewing 2017 and looking prayerfully to the future for both St David’s and St Michael’s Churches, will be held at St David’s this…

Sundays after Easter


Music, Services
Sundays after Easter
29
Apr
2018

Between Low Sunday and Rogation Sunday, there are 3 ordinary Sundays after Easter.  This year they are:- Sun 29 April – Easter 5/IV & 5th Sunday of the month – Sung Mass at 11am. Hymns 107, 104, 486. Mass in F, by Harold Darke. Motet, Ubi caritas et amor, by Duruflé.…

Feast of the Annunciation


Music, Services
Feast of the Annunciation
9
Apr
2018

One of the few Feasts often to occur within Lent, the Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary this year has to be “transferred” from Holy Week to after the Octave of Easter, and so will be celebrated at St Michael’s on Monday 9th April with Sung Mass at 6.00pm.  Please…

Low Sunday – Easter 2/I


Music, Services
Low Sunday – Easter 2/I
8
Apr
2018

Sunday 8th April, Sung Mass at 11am – it’s “Low Sunday” and we have Fr Christopher Durrant as Celebrant & Preacher We are pleased that Peter King can be with us as Organist. Music is Hymns 117 : 120 : 112.  Setting: Missa Aeterna Christi Munera Palestrina.  Motet: Sicut cervus Palestrina. Last…