Lent and Holy Week 2018

CONFESSIONS
IN LENT

Thursdays: 8.00 – 8.30pm
Fridays: 16th, 23rd February and 2nd March:- 5.30 – 6.00pm
Fridays:   9th, 16th, 23rd March:- 5.15 – 6.00pm
Saturdays:  10.00 – 11.00am, 4.00 – 5.00pm, 7.00 – 7.25pm

 

NORMAL MASS TIMES IN LENT

Sundays: 8.00am, 9.00am, 10.15am (family Mass in
the hall), 10.30am, 12noon, 7.00pm
Weekdays: 7.00am, 9.15am, 6.00pm
Saturdays: 7.00am, 9.15am, 6.00pm (vigil Mass)

LENTEN ALMS for this year are for the –
Jesuit Refugee Service. www.jrsuk.net. Please look for information in bulletins throughout Lent and on the triptych board in the bookshop porch. All donations via the Lenten project will be supporting refugees and those detained in detention centres in the UK. Speakers at all Masses on the weekend of 3rd/4th March

THE PARISH LUNCH and RAFFLE in aid of the Lenten Project is on Sunday, March 11th at 1.00pm in the parish hall.

 

FEBRUARY

Wednesday 14th
ASH WEDNESDAY Masses in the Abbey are at: 7.00am, 9.15am, 6.00pm and 8.00pm

Friday 16th DAY OF PRAYER for victims of sexual abuse
STATIONS OF THE CROSS 1.30pm and 8.15pm

Sunday 18th 1st Sunday of Lent FOODBANK Collection
in bookshop porch. 8.00am – 12noon Masses only.

Friday 23rd FOLLOW ME: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John. Abbey parish hall. Coffee 7.00pm, Scripture reading, DVD, discussion and prayer. 7.20-9.30pm:  STATIONS OF THE CROSS 1.30pm and 8.15pm

Saturday 24th LITURGY FOR FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS 1.45pm in the coffee bar, commencing with an art and craft workshop, followed by a Liturgy in the Newman chapel and refreshments.

Sunday 25th, 2nd Sunday of Lent

Wednesday 28th SEEING SALVATION: A quiet afternoon for Lent with reflections on Scripture and silent prayer led by Fr. Robin. 2.00-5.00pm in the Maurice Fowler Hall. rmeburgess@aol.com

 

MARCH

Friday 2nd FOLLOW ME: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John. Abbey parish hall. Coffee 7.00pm, Scripture reading, DVD, discussion and prayer. 7.20-9.30pm:  STATIONS OF THE CROSS 1.30pm and 8.15pm:

Saturday 3rd LENTEN PROJECT: Jesuit Refugee Service JRS Speakers after 6.00pm Mass

Sunday 4th, 3rd Sunday of Lent LENTEN PROJECT: Jesuit Refugee Service JRS Speakers after all Masses

Friday 9th FOLLOW ME: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John. Abbey parish hall. Coffee 7.00pm, Scripture reading, DVD, discussion and prayer. 7.20-9.30pm:  STATIONS OF THE CROSS 1.30pm and 8.15pm

Saturday 10th LENTEN RETREAT: Paths through the desert.
A Lenten Journey with Our Lord and the Saints. With Monsignor Keith Balthrop, 10.15 – 4.30pm.

Sunday 11th, 4th Sunday of Lent Mothering Sunday PARISH LUNCH and RAFFLE in aid of the Lenten Project – JRS 1.00pm, parish hall

Friday 16th STATIONS OF THE CROSS 1.30pm and 8.15pm  STATIONS OF THE CROSS 1.30pm and 8.15pm.
FOLLOW ME: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John. Abbey parish hall. Coffee 7.00pm, Scripture reading, DVD, discussion and prayer. 7.20-9.30pm

Saturday 17th, St. Patrick’s Day

Sunday 18th, 5th Sunday of Lent  FOODBANK Collection in bookshop porch. 8.00am – 12noon Masses only.

Wednesday 21st  SOLEMNITY OF THE PASSING OF ST. BENEDICT

Friday 23rd
FOLLOW ME: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John. Abbey parish hall. Coffee 7.00pm, Scripture reading, DVD, discussion and prayer. 7.20-9.30pm: STATIONS OF THE CROSS 1.30pm and 8.15pm

Saturday 24th TO HOLY WEEK WITH ST. BENEDICT: A day of recollection on ‘The Way of St. Benedict’ with silent prayer and reflection. Led by Fr. Robin. 10.30am- 3.00pm in the Maurice Fowler Hall. Refreshments provided. Please bring your own packed lunch.
RISE THEATRE COMPANY perform a play about Oscar Romero. Hosted by the Abbey Teen group.
Parish Hall, 7.00-9.00pm. All proceeds to JRS.

 

HOLY WEEK

MARCH

Sunday 25th
PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION
Blessing of palms at all Masses

Monday 26th
CONFESSIONS 5.30-6.00pm

Tuesday 27th
CONFESSIONS 5.30-6.00pm

Wednesday 28th                                                                                                                                                                    CONFESSIONS 5.30-6.00pm

Thursday 29th MAUNDY THURSDAY OF HOLY WEEK
CONFESSIONS 4.00-6.00pm

MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER 6.30pm,
followed by WATCHING BEFORE THE ALTAR OF REPOSE until midnight

Friday 30th GOOD FRIDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION
WALK OF WITNESS Meet on Abbey Steps at 10.015am and process with other churches (Churches Together in Central Ealing)
CHILDREN’S LITURGY 12 noon
SOLEMN LITURGY 3.00pm followed by
VENERATION OF THE CROSS
CONFESSIONS 4.30-6.30pm
THE SEVEN LAST WORDS
Meditation and Music from Taize 7.00pm
STATIONS OF THE CROSS 8.00pm with music followed by VENERATION OF THE RELIC OF
THE TRUE CROSS

Saturday 31st HOLY SATURDAY
CONFESSIONS 10-11.00am, 4.00-6.00pm
PASCAL VIGIL begins at 9.00pm on the Abbey steps.

 

APRIL

Sunday 1st EASTER SUNDAY
MASSES at 8.00am, 9.00am, 10.15am (Parish Hall), 10.30am, 12.15pm and 7.00pm: Latin Vespers 6.00pm

 

 

EASTER HOME BLESSINGS  Parishioners can have a home blessing, if they wish, after Easter during the period of Eastertide. Please contact the parish office or leave a message on 020 8862 2167

EALING ABBEY, CHURCH OF ST. BENEDICT, Charlbury Grove, Ealing W5 2DY
Parish Office 020 8862 2160 parishoffice@ealingabbey.org.uk