The Bishop of Monmouth’s Leaving Service and ‘Do’ will be at St Mary’s Priory, Abergavenny on Monday, June 24th. Each benefice in the diocese will send one lay representative and all licensed clerics in the diocese have been invited.
Among the music to be sung at the service by St Mary’s Priory Choir is:
Introit: Jesu, the very thought – Palestrina
Motet: Beati quorum via – Stanford
The Readings for the Feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist will be used, and the Priory’s Director of Music will write a special setting of the office hymn for the feast “Hail, harbinger of morn”.