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
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.
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.
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.
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
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)