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Christmas Mass Times

CHRISTMAS EVE

5pm Mass (First Mass of Christmas)

7pm Mass

Midnight Mass (preceded by Carol’s at 11.30pm)

CHRISTMAS DAY

8am Mass

9.30am Mass

10.30am Mass

11.30 Mass

No evening Mass on Christmas Day

BOXING DAY – Feast of the Holy Family

Mass at 8am, 9.30am, 11.30am and 6.30pm

Advent Programme

Details of the programme for Advent is available to download here; Advent 2021

 

 

Letter from Bishop Alan Williams for the 1st Sunday of Advent

Bishop Alan’s Letter for the 1st Sunday in Advent is available to read at;

Pastoral Letter for the First Sunday of Advent 2021

November – the month of the Holy Souls

November is the the month of the Holy Souls when we remember to pray for our beloved dead.
We will have two masses tomorrow, the feast of All Souls at 9am and 7.30pm.
Our annual Mass for deceased parishioners will be celebrated at 8pm on Thursday 11th November.

Welcome Back to Mass 9th / 10th October

COME BACK TO SUNDAY MASS

Next weekend 9th/10th October all are invited to come back to Sunday Mass if you have been away since the pandemic started.  Young and old and children are in a safe place in the Church.

Come to refreshments in the hall after the 9.30 and 11.30 Masses and catch up with friends.

Wine Tasting Evening – 6th November

WINE TASTING EVENING 6TH NOVEMBER 2021

8pm to approx. 10pm   Ticket price £25.00

Whether you want to learn more about wines or just enjoy the taste please join us in the Hall for an evening of wine tasting.  You will sample 6 wines and 1 fizz and the lovely company Theatre of Wine, will talk you through the wines and producers. This will be accompanied by cheese, meat platter and other nibbles.  The event is being run by the Social Committee and is a ticket only event which must be bought in advance.  You can book your place by e-mailing

events@ourladyoflourdeswanstead.com .

Due to numbers unfortunately tickets will not be sold on the night.

Parish Accounts 2020-21

The Parish Accounts are available at; https://www.ourladyoflourdeswanstead.com/parish-accounts/

BAKE SALE. Sunday 26th September after 9.30am Mass

BAKE SALE. Sunday 26th September after 9.30am Mass
Please come and join us for tea and coffee after the morning Mass on Sunday 26th September there will be loads of delicious treats and freshly brewed coffee on offer. 🍰☕️🫖
All funds raised will go towards the running of the Pastoral Centre.
Please come and support us it would be lovely to see yo

First Holy Communion and Confirmation Programme Dates

The dates for the First Holy Communion & Confirmation Programmes are available at;

First Holy Communion & First Reconciliation

Confirmation

 

CAFOD responding to multiple emergencies across the world

CAFOD is responding to significant crises across the world this week. We are working with local Church organisations in Haiti to deliver emergency aid to people affected by the catastrophic earthquake and tropical storm. In the tragic situation in Afghanistan, we are working to ensure the safety of our local partners and their communities.

We are supporting local aid workers to deliver urgent food and water supplies to hundreds of thousands of people facing extreme hunger in Tigray in Ethiopia, South Sudan and north-east Nigeria. You can read more about how we can all express solidarity with our sisters and brothers affected by these emergencies on the CAFOD website: https://cafod.org.uk/News/Emergencies-news.

Your compassion, generosity and prayers have helped us to stand together and enable us to continue to support communities in these difficult times.