Ealing Abbey Christmas services 2019


begins on Sunday 1st December: Vespers at 5.00pm with blessing of candles and procession and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. All welcome: gather by the font.  Please CLICK BELOW to see the separate leaflet with details of special events during this time



 Tuesday 24th December


Confessions:-  10.00am – 12 noon, 3.30 – 5.00pm


Blessing of the Crib 3.00pm

Children come dressed as shepherds, angels, king’s, etc. With orchestra.


Solemn Vespers 6.00pm

Vespers: the Evening Prayer of Christmas Eve

sung in Latin and led by the Monastic Community.

There will be no 6.00pm evening Mass


Nativity of Our Lord 8.00pm

Vigil Mass of Christmas


Matins 11.00pm

Morning Prayer of Christmas Day

led by the Monastic Community.


Carols 11.30pm

With the Ealing Abbey Choir


12.00 Midnight Mass

Please arrive well before midnight if you wish a seat


Wednesday 25th December


The Nativity of Our Lord. Masses at –

8.00am, 9.00am, 10.15am, (in the parish hall for families with young children),

10.30am (sung choral Mass), 12.15pm

Vespers 6.00pm

Please note, there will be no evening Mass


Thursday 26th December

Feast of St. Stephen, Masses at 9.15am and 6.00pm

Tuesday 31st December


New Year’s Eucharistic Adoration & Mass

Adoration with gentle music 10.00-11.30pm, Mass 11.30pm.

There will be an opportunity for Confessions.

Wednesday 1st January 2020

Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God

A Special Parish Day Of Prayer for Peace.

Adoration and Benediction will take place

from 10.00am – 5.00pm

Masses at 7.00am, 9.15am and 6.00pm



To contact the parish office please telephone 020 8862 2160

Parish Website:- www.ealingabbeyparish.org.uk 

 EALING ABBEY Church of St. Benedict, Charlbury Grove, Ealing, London W5 2DY