Parish News for the Third Week in Advent

December 9, 2021 by James Elston in Weekly News

Weekly News

This Sunday, the Third of Advent, rose pink vestments are worn and we will light the rose-colored candle as we celebrate Gaudete Sunday. Gaudete simply means “rejoice,” and is taken from the first words of the entrance antiphon, “Gaudete in Domino semper” – Rejoice in the Lord always. And so, as we make our final preparations for Christ’s coming – we rejoice!.Click here for the scripture readings. 

A Walk through the Mass
Each Tuesday after Benediction we will walk through a different part of the mass for 20mins over a glass of wine. A great opportunity to ask questions on what we do in church and wh

Christmas Festival
Saturday 18th December. 12-5pm with Candlelit Carols at 6pm. There will be carol singing around the piano in the afternoon, lots of seasonal food and wine and our friends from Ghana will have a stall of beautiful homemade African crafts. 

Christmas Services
For more details of all our Christmas Services please click here.

Deputy Churchwarden
Many of you will have been praying for Kandise this year as she has undergone some difficult surgery. As she recovers and gets back to work, she will now be standing down as Deputy Churchwarden. We will elect her successor at our annual meeting next year and thank her properly then for all she has done in this role.

Mass Times

Sunday 12th December
Advent III
Solemn Mass 9.30am

Monday 13th December
Mass 9.30am

Tuesday 14th December
S.John of the Cross
Mass & Benediction 6.30pm followed by drinks

Wednesday 15th December
Mass at St Paul’s 11am
followed by coffee

Thursday 16th December
Mass 10am
followed by coffee

Friday 17th December
O Sapienta
Fr James day-off
Mass at S.Mary’s 1.05pm

Saturday 18th December
O Adonai
Mass 10am

Sunday 19th December
Advent IV (O Radix)
Solemn Mass 9.30am