Advent and Christmas

Yes – Advent starts next weekend and despite Christmas being already celebrated in homes and shops, we have a beautiful season to help us prepare for Christmas.

You can learn more about Advent here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eC0FGQLBp7w&t=27s

Our schedule for Advent and Christmas is;

Reflection and prayer evenings for Advent; Spend some time in quiet prayer and reflection on the Advent journey. To attend and book a place, go to www.massbooking.uk Thursday 10th December, 7 – 8pm; Our Lady & St Edward’s, Gordon Road Monday 14th December, 7 – 8pm; Sacred Heart, Carlton Hill Thursday 17th December, 7 – 8pm; St Augustine’s, Woodborough Road

Sacrament of Reconciliation; Opportunities to go to Confession. Several priests available, no need to book – just pop in during the hour Wednesday 16th December, 2.30 – 3.30pm Our Lady & St Edward’s, Gordon Road Wednesday 16th December, 6 – 7pm Sacred Heart, Carlton Hill Monday 21st December, 6 – 7pm; St Augustine’s, Woodborough Road

Spaces at Christmas Masses will be limited so if you are not able to come along, why not come for a crib visit? Our churches will all be open for dedicated times for you to visit as an individual or family come along, bring your family, light a candle, say some prayers …… and you will be given a gift to help celebrate Christmas at home Opening times for crib visits in all three churches Wednesday 23rd December; 11 – 1 and 6 – 8 Thursday 24th December; 11- 1 No need to book for a crib visit – just come along

Christmas Masses To attend and book a place, go to www.massbooking.uk

Thursday 24th December; Christmas Eve St Augustine’s.                     5.00pm and 7.00pm. Our Lady & St Edward’s     5.30pm and 8.00pm. Sacred Heart.                        6.00pm and 9.00pm

Friday 25th December; Christmas Day St Christopher’s                   8.45am Our Lady & St Edward’s     9.00am Sacred Heart                         10.00am St Augustine’s                      10.30am

Sunday 27th December; Feast of the Holy Family St Christopher’s                   8.45am Our Lady & St Edward’s     9.30am Sacred Heart                         10.00am St Augustine’s                      11.00am

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