CHRISTMAS LITURGIES 2013
4th Sunday of Advent, 22nd Dec.
Blessing of Bambini at all Masses.9.30am Mass concludes with
Childrens’ Carols and Nativity Tableau.
(NB. Not at the Christmas Eve Vigil Mass when the Childrens’ Liturgy leaders & many families are away.)
Christmas Eve, Tuesday 24th Dec.
5.30pm Vigil Mass of Christmas Eve
11.30pm Office of Readings & Carols
leading into Midnight Mass.
Christmas Day, Wednesday 25th
Midnight Mass (starts at Midnight)
(preceded by the Office of Readings & Carols)
and Blessing of the Crib
8am Mass of Christmas Dawn & Carols
9.30am Mass of Christmas Day & Carols
11.30am Solemn Mass of
Christmas Day with Carols.
NB. There is no 5.30 evening Mass on Christmas Day
Sunday 29th December
Feast of the Holy Family
All Masses at the weekend usual times.
Make sure that your home has a CHRISTMAS CRIB
on sale in our Bookshop in various sizes and at very reasonable prices.
Then, on the weekend before Christmas (21st /22nd December),
bring the Baby Jesus from your Family Crib for the
Blessing of Bambini at all Masses on the 4th Sunday of Advent.
Gifts for Christmas and the New Year
Could you buy an extra gift for a needy child or baby?
Bring your gifts to Mass on the 3rd Sunday of Advent,
ie. NEXT weekend – 14th / 15th December.
Gifts should be wrapped with a label indicating gender and age (0-15 years).
The Good Counsel Network also needs baby blankets & baby clothes (0-12 months)
These NEW baby items should not be gift-wrapped but left in their original packaging.
Please leave your gifts and baby items in the coloured boxes at our usual
drop-off point just inside the doors of the Pastoral Centre corridor.