Newsletter - 20/12/2015

                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT    20th December 2015  

 Tel: 01254 59331    e-mail revjudeharrison@btconnect.com

 

DAY

ST  ALBAN’S

GOOD SHEPHERD

HOLY   SOULS

Monday

21 December

11.00 am Requiem for Norman Murray

6.00pm CAROL SERVICE by Dignity Funeral Services (especially for families who have lost a loved one during 2015)

Franciscan Convent

9.30am Eucharistic Service

Tuesday

22 December

9.00am Mass

 

Franciscan Convent

 

9.30 am Mass

6.00pm-7.00pm Penitential Service

Wednesday

23 December

9.00 am Mass

St John of Kenty, Priest

9.30 am  Mass  

9.30 am  Mass

Thursday

24 December

CHRISTMAS EVE

No Morning Mass

MASS AT MIDNIGHT WITH CAROLS FROM 11.30PM

 

No Morning Mass

7.00pm Mass

 No Morning Mass

4.00pm Mass

Friday

25 December

CHRISTMAS DAY

CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES

9.00 am Mass

11.15 am Mass

NO MASSES

 10.00am Mass

 

NO 5.00 PM MASS

Saturday

26 December

No Morning Mass

6.30pm Vigil Mass

No Morning Mass

 

No Morning Mass

 

Sunday

27th December

 

9.00am    Mass

11.15am   Mass

FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY

 

10.15 Mass

10.00am   Mass 

 5.00pm    Mass 

CONFESSIONS: CHRISTMAS EVE 10.30am—12noon  

 

ST ALBAN’S CHRISTMAS TREE WILL BE DECORATED TODAY AFTER THE 11. 15 MASS

 

CHRISTMAS FAMILY CANDLES: If you wish to have a Family Candle burned in Church over the Christmas Period then please pop some money and write the Family Name on the Envelope and hand it in: Candles are either £3 or £6. Thanks you.

 

GREENERY & HOLLY   is needed for Church decorating… please bring to Church any time Thanks…

Any Donations for Flowers at Christmas – please pop in an envelope and pop into ‘Candle box’ money or to Pat Magee. Many thanks

 

 

ST ALBAN’S SOCIAL CLUB & FAMILY CENTRE

The building adjacent to our church has been a significant facility for this parish; firstly as a school since 1866 but in later years it has been supported by parishioners & their families as their social centre.

MEMBERSHIP  Please consider joining along with friends and neighbours if possible.

MEMBERSHIP FEES for 2015:  Under 65   £5    65 – 79 years £3        Over 80 Free

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COMING EVENTS 

BOOKINGS  Please continue to book the Social Centre for, Christening Parties / Special Birthday Celebrations / Evening Wedding Parties……etc.  Pop in and talk to June or Lynn or ring the Club:  661193.

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If there isn’t a Private Function on a Friday evening: there will be BINGO with the 1st House at 8.30pm : Club opens at 7.30pm AND on these occasions there is a free supper…so please come along and support the Club. Thanks

 

CHURCH CLEANING: CAN YOU HELP:  Each Thursday in Church from 10am for an hour : Please come along… we do need a bit more help. Thanks You.

 

GOOD SHEPHERD HALL  Monday:-    10.30-11.30 am Exercise (free with a Beez Card)

Tuesday:-    1.30-4.30pm   Over 50’s Bowling £2.00;   7.30-9.30 pm Line Dancing £2.50

Thursday:-  10.15-11.30am  Over 50’s Line Dancing £1.00; 1.30-4.30 pm Over 50'

 

Every Friday at 7.30 pm the Knights of St Columba say the Rosary in St Alban’s Church:

Anyone is most welcome to come along whenever you are able. Thank You

 

ANY WINEMAKERS OUT THERE??

I have 48 empty wine bottles with screw tops. Please see me if you would like them. Father Jude

 

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS 

Father Jude, Father Joe and Father Paul wish you all a very Holy and Happy Christmas and every blessing for you and your family and friends for 2016.

 

NOTICE FOR MASSES FOR WEEK AFER CHRISTMAS

ST ALBAN’S:-             Monday 28 December to Saturday 2 January…Mass everyday at 12 noon

 

GOOD SHEPHERD:-   Mass at 9.30 am on Thursday 31 December and then Saturday 2 January

 

HOLY SOULS:-           Mass at 9.30 am from Monday 28 December to Thursday 31 December

                                  Then Mass at 10.00am on 1 January and at 12 noon on 2 January