Events

Wednesday Matins and Mass in Church & Online


Music, Services
Wednesday Matins and Mass in Church & Online
8
Dec
2021

09:30 Matins, with the Angelus / Regina Coeli. 10:00  Low Mass, also streamed live to the St Michael’s facebook page. All are warmly welcome to these services. NO Services Wed 1st Dec owing to a Funeral at St David’s Church. To keep everyone safe, we have social distancing measures in place which mean your…

The Reason for the Season


Lectures, Music
The Reason for the Season
8
Dec
2021

The Origin of the Date of Christmas – St Michaels Lecture Professor Oliver Nicholson will discuss the3rd & 4th century origins of 25th December as the date of Christmas. And how it has little or nothing to do with existing pagan festivals. All Welcome. Free – donations welcome. ... Read more

Plainsong Vespers at St Michael’s


Music, Services
Plainsong Vespers at St Michael’s
9
Dec
2021

Beginning with the Angelus at 18:00, the evening office of Vespers is sung with plainsong psalms, hymns, the Magnificat and prayers by candlelight. On Thursdays, this meditative service is also streamed live from the Friends of St Michael’s Facebook Group. ... Read more

Gaudete Sunday – Advent III


Music, Services
Gaudete Sunday – Advent III
12
Dec
2021

St Michael’s open for 11am Sung Mass. Please observe our Covid-aware precautions – hand sanitiser, spaced seating, face covering unless exempt, Communion in one kind brought to you in the pew. The 3rd Sunday of Advent is known as Gaudete Sunday, from the Introit words “Rejoice in the Lord alway”, and…

Plainsong Vespers at St Michael’s


Music, Services
Plainsong Vespers at St Michael’s
16
Dec
2021

Beginning with the Angelus at 18:00, the evening office of Vespers is sung with plainsong psalms, hymns, the magnificat and prayers by candlelight. Vespers are now also being sung on Tuesdays at 6pm, before Choir Practice at 7pm. This meditative service is also streamed live from the Friends of St Michael’s Facebook Group. ...…

Advent IV


Music, Services
Advent IV
19
Dec
2021

Sunday 19th December at 11am, Sung Mass.  As we light the 4th Candle on the Advent Wreath, the Readings, Hymns and choir music direct our thoughts to Mary, Mother of Jesus. Please observe the customary Covid precautions – sanitise hand, maintain distance, face covering unless exempt. Communion will be brought…

Midnight Mass – at St Michael’s


Community, Music, Services
Midnight Mass – at St Michael’s
24
Dec
2021

2021 Midnight Mass 11.30pm at St Michael’s Church. All welcome, with the usual Covid-secure precautions and Communion brought to you in the Pew. We welcome Curate Fr Ash Leighton Plom as Celebrant. . Next Service here is Sunday Mass at 11am on the Feast of Stephen, Boxing Day, 26th December Christmas Day Eucharist, 9.30am at…

Christmas Day – at St David’s Church


Community, Music, Services
Christmas Day – at St David’s Church
25
Dec
2021

2021 – Please Note. Owing to…, our Parish Christmas Morning Service is ONLY the 9.30am Eucharist at St David’s Church. There is NO Morning Mass at St Michael’s today; hopefully you were able to come to Midnight Mass last night. There will be Sunday morning Mass at 11am tomorrow on the…

Christmas I


Music, Services
Christmas I
26
Dec
2021

As we approach the end of 2021, another hard year for many, on Sunday 26th December, the Feast of St Stephen, first martyr for Christ, we have Sung Mass at 11am also remembering the Holy Family in the Temple hearing the words of old Simeon & Anna. For our Covid-secure Sung…

Past Events

Plainsong Vespers at St Michael’s


Music, Services
Plainsong Vespers at St Michael’s
7
Dec
2021

Beginning with the Angelus at 18:00, the evening office of Vespers is sung with plainsong psalms, hymns, the Magnificat and prayers by candlelight. Read more here.. On Thursday, this meditative service is also streamed live from the Friends of St Michael’s Facebook Group. ... Read more

Advent Procession and Carol Service


Community, Music, Services
Advent Procession and Carol Service
5
Dec
2021

All welcome. Please follow Covid-aware precautions. I look from afar, and lo! Sunday 5th December at 6pm. The Advent Procession is on Sunday 5th December at 6pm. Prayers, Readings, Hymns, Carols and Candles illuminate the plainsong Great O Antiphons, which we also hear in the  Advent Hymn “O come, O come Emmanuel”,…

Advent Sunday


Music, Services
Advent Sunday
28
Nov
2021

11am Sung Mass or Litany. Advent Sunday is the start of the Christian Year; the Liturgical colour changes to PURPLE The Litany published by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer in 1544 is the earliest officially authorized vernacular service in English.  The Litany is sung in Procession and the 1st candle of the Advent…

Men’s Breakfast


Community, Music
Men’s Breakfast
27
Nov
2021

Saturday 27th November at 10am  We shall meet in person at 10am at the Farmers’ Union! This month, Sat 27 Nov, we shall have a 10am Meeting at the Farmer’s Union to share breakfast/Brunch and community spirit. We had kept going with Zoom Meetings & DIY-Breakfast during Lockdowns, but it’s good to meet in person again.. ...…

Christ the King


Music, Services
Christ the King
21
Nov
2021

Sung Mass at 11am for the Feast of Christ the King. Covid-aware Worship in Church. Also traditionally known as Stir-up Sunday, from the Prayer Book Collect translated from Latin by Cranmer, and the making of Christmas puddings, the last Sunday before Advent is a celebration of Christ the King, Jesus as the…

Remembrance Sunday


Community, Music, Services
Remembrance Sunday
14
Nov
2021

Remembrance Sunday, 14th November, is marked with special music and sermon during our 10.55am Mass, at which the Celebrant and Preacher will be Fr Dominic Cyrus.  There will be an Act of Remembrance at about 11 o’clock. The Mass Setting is the Service in F by Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995), who served…

Requiem for All Souls’ Day


Community, Music, Services
Requiem for All Souls’ Day
7
Nov
2021

Sunday 7th November 2021 Sung Requiem Mass, 6.00pm. (transferred from Tue 2nd Nov) All Souls’ Day is a special day of prayer for the dead, “The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed”, celebrated normally on 2nd November, the day after All Saints’ Day. A list of those to be remembered and prayed…

Parish Meeting with Archdeacon of Exeter


Community, Music
Parish Meeting with Archdeacon of Exeter
6
Nov
2021

Visit of Archdeacon for a consultation about the future patterns of ministry in Exeter City Centre. Please note change of date. Archdeacon Andrew Beane will be leading a parish meeting for us on the morning of Saturday 6th November, from 10:00am.  It would be good to have as many people as possible…

Lecture | Fr. Ignatius’s Monastery at New Llanthony Abbey


Community, Lectures, Music, Services
Lecture | Fr. Ignatius’s Monastery at New Llanthony Abbey
27
Oct
2021

Hugh Allen’s lecture opens this welcome return of the Lectures Series at 7:30pm, Wednesday 27th October, inside St Michael’s Church. The Winter Lectures Series begins with an enchanting window into the world of Fr Ignatius’s Anglo-Catholic community and monastery at Capel-y-ffin, deep in the Black Mountains of Wales. Further information and links: •  Fr Ignatius…

Harvest Thanksgiving Services


Community, Music, Services
Harvest Thanksgiving Services
3
Oct
2021

All are warmly welcomed to our annual celebration of thanksgiving for Harvest on Sunday 3rd October 11:00am, Sung Mass Anthem: Thou Visitest the Earth & Blessest it,  Maurice Greene 6.00pm, Choral Evensong & Benediction O salutaris 269, Tantum ergo 268 Gifts and Donations of Tinned & Dried Goods for Exeter Food Bank will be most appreciated.…