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The main services of the week are on:
Sunday at 10.30am, which is a Sung Mass, when incense is used. The service is centred around hearing the Word of God read in the Scriptures as well as receiving Holy Communion. Hymns are sung and a sermon is preached. This service lasts approximately seventy-five minutes and is followed by refreshments in the Church Hall.
Thursday at 10am, which is a mid-week opportunity to listen to the Scripture and receive Holy Communion. This service lasts approximately thirty minutes and is followed by refreshments in the Church.
Each day of the week (apart from a Monday), Fr Jason is in Church to pray Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer at 8.30am and 5.30pm respectively. These are short services (approximately fifteen minutes) of reciting the psalms, a scripture reading and prayers - including daily prayers for the parish and its residents. This is a good way to start and end each day and all are welcome to join him in Church at those times or by praying at home using the Gospel Reading and the Prayer Intentions on the Weekly Bulletin.
There are special days in the Church’s calendar when a Sung Mass is offered. In 2015, these are:
Mary, Mother of God - 1st January at 10am
Candlemas - 1st February at 10am (nearest Sunday to 2nd February)
Ash Wednesday - 18th February at 7.30pm
The Annunciation of the Lord - 25th March or nearest Sunday
Maundy Thursday - 2nd April at 7.30pm
Good Friday - 3rd April at 10am
Holy Saturday Vigil - 4th April at 8pm
The Assumption of the BVM - 16th August at 10.30 am (nearest Sunday to the 15th)
All Saints - 1st November at 10.30am
All Souls - 2nd November at 7.30pm
St. Andrew’s Day - 28th November at 4.30pm (nearest Saturday to 30th November)
Christmas Midnight - 24th December at 11pm
Christmas Day - 25th December at 10am