THE SEASON OF ADVENT
begins this Sunday: Vespers at 5 pm 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
BAPTISM: baptisms should take place as soon as possible, preferably within weeks of the birth. Those wishing to have their child baptised, please contact the parish office to register for the course of instruction.
SAFEGUARDING: 2 Focus Groups, children/teenage volunteers ages 10-15yrs required. Please see Notice Boards for further information.
EALING CHARITY CHRISTMAS CARD SHOP Church of Christ the Saviour, Ealing Broadway, 30 Oct to 19 Dec. Mon – Sat, 10 – 5pm, 100% of card price to towards charities such as Apostleship of the Sea, CAFOD amongst others.
BENEDICTINE INSTITUTE – STORYTELLING “Revival & Grandmothers” – a Divine Intervention (2016) on Sat 24 Nov 2-5pm. Donations to the childrens’s charity Act for Change. £10 Employed. £5 non-salaried, free to unemployed. Pls register by email info@benedictine-Institute.org phone 020 8862 2156.
ADVENT LITURGY for families with members who have special needs on Sat 1 Dec. 1.45-4.30pm. Service in the Newman Chapel followed by music, crafts and refreshments. Meet in the Coffee Lounge at 1.45pm
ST GREGORY’S SCHOOL CHRISTMAS BONANZA on Sat 1st Dec, 1.30-4.30pm. The PTA & School Community warmly invite you for some festive cheer while helping to raise funds for the School. Lots of fun for the whole family incl Mulled Wine, Christmas Grotto, Tombola’s & much more. All are welcome.
EALING COMMON CHOIR Christmas Concert Sun 9 Dec 6.30pm in St. Matthew’s Church North Common Rd, W5 2QA. Vivaldi, Lauridsen, Rachmaninoff etc with the Orpheus Sinfonia. Tickets £12 on the door
BOOK CIRCLE meets on Wed 12 Dec at 8.15pm in the Coffee Lounge to discuss ‘The girl who fell from the sky’ by Simon Mawer. All are Welcome.
EALING CHURCHES WINTER NIGHT SHELTER Ealing Abbey will be hosting the Winter Night Shelter on 6 Friday evenings from 4 Jan to 8 Feb 2019 inclusive. Information/Training dates on Saturdays 1st,8th & 15th December, 2-3pm in the Bulbeck Room. Please see insert for further information.
FLOWERS: The flowers in the Church by the statue of Our Lady are in memory of Barry Murphy. Please remember him in your prayers. By tradition flowers are not placed in the church during the season of Advent.
RETURNING TO THE CHURCH? Our Landings group may provide you with the welcome you need. Call 07949 089202 for further information.
EALING ABBEY COUNSELLING SERVICE: a non-denominational counselling service offering 1:1 and couples’ counselling at 1a Montpelier Avenue. For appointments call 020 8998 3361 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ealing Abbey parish BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: our parish offers a confidential bereavement support service for anyone who would like help in their grief. Please telephone 020 8862 2167 or 020 8862 2160 where you can also leave a message.