3rd SUNDAY OF ADVENT: ANNOUNCEMENTS, WEEKLY DIARY, ADVENT – Ealingabbeyparish

3rd SUNDAY OF ADVENT: ANNOUNCEMENTS, WEEKLY DIARY, ADVENT

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:-

WAITING FOR THE LIGHT

A quiet afternoon to prepare for Christmas – with silent prayer & reflection on Scripture, led by Fr. Robin From 1.00 – 5.00 pm in the Bulbeck Room this Wednesday, 20th December 2017.

All welcome! – tea & refreshments available

PARKING AT THE ABBEY  The St. Benedict’s Junior School car park will be open again from Thursday 21st December 2017.  The car park will be accessible via the parish lane.  The gates nearest Montpelier Avenue are the entry points with the exit points being the gates nearest the parish centre.

 

Sunday 17th December – 3rd Sunday of Advent

FOODBANK COLLECTION Please leave goods in the Bookshop Porch before 1pm

CONFESSIONS 5.15-6pm

Monday 18th December

BRIDGE CLUB at 7.00 pm in the Bulbeck Room: new and experienced players welcome.

 

Tuesday 19th December

TODDLERS’ CLUB in the hall at 9.45 am, last meeting of the term.

APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA knitting circle 10 to 11 am in the coffee bar.

SENIOR CITIZENS’ SOCIAL GROUP meets at 1 pm in the coffee bar.

CONFESSIONS 5.15-6pm

MEDITATION GROUP at 6.30 pm in the Bulbeck Room.

 

Wednesday 20th December

NO CARE MASS today and next week. Next date 3rd January.

WAITING FOR THE LIGHT: a quiet afternoon to prepare for Christmas, led by Fr. Robin, 1 – 5 pm in the Bulbeck Room – ends with tea and refreshments.

CONFESSIONS 5.15-6pm

EALING ABBEY LAY PLAINCHANT CHOIR not meeting today and next week.   Resumes on 3rd January at 6.30pm in the Bulbeck Room.

TEEN STAR meets 7 pm in the parish house, 2 Marchwood Crescent.

 

Thursday 21st December

MEDITATION GROUP at 11.15 am in the Bulbeck Room.

CONFESSIONS 5.15-6pm

EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT 8.15 to 9.00 pm.

 

Friday 22nd December

EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT 10am to 12.30pm in the Newman Chapel.

PRAY FOR OUR TEENS with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 2 pm in the Newman Chapel, followed by refreshments. If you want to know more about PFOT see the website: www.prayforourteens.org

CONFESSIONS 5.15-6 pm

 

Saturday 23rd December

EXPLORING CATHOLICISM: if you are interested in finding out more about Christianity and how to become a Catholic, we meet in the Bulbeck Room/Coffee Lounge at 10.30 am.

CONFESSIONS 10-11am, 4-5pm and 7-7.25pm

 

Sunday 24th December – 4th Sunday of Advent

BLESSING OF THE CRIB at 3pm

CONFESSIONS 3.30-5pm

SOLEMN 1st VESPERS OF CHRISTMAS with the Monastic Community 6.30pm

1st MASS OF CHRISTMAS at 8pm

MATINS (Office of Readings) OF CHRISTMAS DAY at 11pm followed by carols with the Abbey Choir at 11.30pm

MASS at Midnight (please arrive early to ensure a seat)

 EVENTS IN ADVENT