Forthcoming Services & Events

DECEMBER 2018
1
Sat
Feria
Faithful Discipleship
2
SUN
ADVENT SUNDAY (Year C)
8:00am - Holy Communion †
10:00am - Community Mass
Introit
Advent Prose (Rorate Coeli)
Mass Setting
Merbecke
Offertory
People look East
Communion
Hakenberger - Ad te levavi
3
Mon
Saint Francis Xavier, Priest
Inner-city parishes
4
Tue
Saint John of Damascus, Priest & Doctor
Greater trust in God
5
Wed
Feria
Gratitude for revelation
6
Thu
Saint Nicolas, Bishop
The Woodard Schools
7
Fri
Saint Ambrose, Bishop & Doctor
Liturgists
8
Sat
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BVM
Parish & People
7:30pm - Southdowns Concert Band - "A Night before Christmas"
9
SUN
SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT
8:00am - Holy Communion †
9:30am - Solemn Mass
Mass Setting
Plainsong Mass XVII
Offertory
Praetorius - Lo how a rose
Communion
Morales - Veni Domine
11:15am - Parish Mass
4:00pm - Christingle
10
Mon
Feria
Repentance
11
Tue
Saint Damasus I, Pope
Wholeness & healing
12
Wed
Feria
Better care for each other
13
Thu
Saint Lucy, Virgin & Martyr
More confidence in God
14
Fri
Saint John of the Cross, Priest & Doctor
Espousing the kingdom
15
Sat
Feria
Generosity in our judgements
16
SUN
THIRD SUNDAY IN ADVENT(O Sapentia)
8:00am - Holy Communion †
9:30am - Solemn Mass
Mass Setting
Plainsong Fons bonitatis
Offertory
VW arr Robinson - Truth from above
Communion
Hadley - I sing of a maiden
11:15am - Parish Mass
7:00pm - Shopwick Singers & Boxgrove Priory Choir - Handel's Messiah
17
Mon
Feria (O Sapentia)
Yearning for God
18
Tue
Feria (O Adonai)
An openness to God's call
19
Wed
Feria (O Radix/Ember Day)
Clear vision in seeking truth
20
Thu
Feria (O Clavis)
A ready acceptance of God's call
21
Fri
Feria (O Oriens/Ember Day)
More frequent communion
22
Sat
Feria (O Rex / Ember Day)
Greater self discipline
23
SUN
FOURTH SUNDAY IN ADVENT (O Emmanuel)
8:00am - Holy Communion †
9:30am - Solemn Mass
Mass Setting
Plainsong cum jubilo
Offertory
Hassler - Dixit Maria
Communion
Byrd - Rorate Coeli
11:15am - Parish Mass
5:30pm - Priory Carol Service by Candlelight - followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the St Blaise Centre
24
Mon
CHRISTMAS EVE
Spiritual readiness for Christmass
8:00am - Low Mass †
11:30pm - Midnight Mass
Mass Setting
Haydn - St Nicholas Mass
Offertory
Sweelinck - Hodie Chrisus natus est
Communion
Lauridsen - O magnum mysterium
Postlude
Gaudete
25
Tue
NATIVITY OF THE LORD
10:00am - Christmas Family Eucharist
Introit
Praetorius - A great and mighty wonder
Mass Setting
Cranham - versified ordinary
Offertory
Wood - Ding Dong merrily on high
Communion
Bach - O little one sweet
26
Wed
Saint Stephen, Proto Martyr
Greater courage in discipleship
27
Thu
Saint John, Apostle & Evangelist
More reading of scripture
28
Fri
Holy Innocents, Martyrs
Those who have lost children through violence
29
Sat
Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop & Martyr
Courageous Bishops
30
SUN
HOLY FAMILY SUNDAY
8:00am - Holy Communion †
9:30am - Solemn Mass
11:15am - Parish Mass
31
Mon
In the Octave of Christmas
Growth in wisdom

Traditional rite

Details of our daily services can be found here.