Christmastide Times 2016

27th November to 1st January


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Children's Carol Services

It has long been a tradition here at St Mary's to have visiting schools leading a Carol Service in the Advent days leading up to the Fourth Sunday of Advent. This year these Carol Services will take place as usual with the first one beginning on Monday 28th November. Each Carol Service will begin at 1.00pm, immediately after the 12.30pm Daily Mass, and will last about 25-30 minutes.

Date School/College
Mon. 28th Nov. St Kentigern's RC Primary School, Fallowfield
Tue. 29th Nov. All Hallows Business. Enterprise and Sports College, Salford
Wed. 30th Nov. St Ann's RC Primary School, Stretford
Thu. 1st Dec. St Clare's RC Primary School, Blackley
Fri. 2nd Dec. Mount Carmel RC Primary School, Blackley
Mon. 5th Dec. Loreto Preparatory School, Altrincham
Tue. 6th Dec. St Bede’s College, Manchester
Wed. 7th Dec. Loreto High School, Chorlton
Thu. 8th Dec. St Vincent's RC Primary School, Norden
Fri. 9th Dec. St Ambrose Preparatory School, Trafford
Mon. 12th Dec. St John Fisher & St Thomas More RC Primary School, Wythenshawe
Tue. 13th Dec.St Monica's High School, Prestwich
Wed. 14th Dec. St Gabriel's High School, Bury
Thu. 15th Dec. Sacred Heart RC Primary School, Baguley
Fri. 16th Dec. Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton
Mon. 19th Dec. St Ambrose RC Primary School, Chorlton
Tue. 20th Dec. Loreto Sixth Form College, Manchester
Wed. 21th Dec. Bury Catholic Preparatory School


POLICE CAROL SERVICE

The Police will be holding their annual Carol Service here at St Mary's on Wednesday 7th December at 7.30pm. The Police Band will be playing for service and you are all most welcome to join in the carol service.


TIMES OF MASSES AND CONFESSIONS

Sunday 27th November

Mass 10.15am and 12 noon 1st Sunday of Advent


Monday 28th November, Tuesday 29th November

Mass 12.30pm


Wednesday 30th December

Confessions 11.30am - 12.15pm; Mass 12.30pm


Thursday 1st December

Mass 12.30pm


Friday 2nd December

Confessions 11.30am - 12.15pm; Mass 12.30pm


Saturday 3rd December

Confessions 10.00am - 11.30am; Mass 12 noon; Vigil Mass 5.15pm


Sunday 4th December

Mass 10.15am and 12 noon 2nd Sunday of Advent


Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th December

Mass 12.30pm


Wednesday 7th December

Confessions 11.30am - 12.15pm; Mass 12.30pm


Thursday 8th December

The Immaculate Conception of the BVM

Mass 12.30pm


Friday 9th December

Confessions 11.30am - 12.15pm; Mass 12.30pm


Saturday 10th December

Confessions 10.00am - 11.30am; Mass 12 noon; Vigil Mass 5.15pm


Sunday 11th December

Mass 10.15am and 12 noon 3rd Sunday of Advent


Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th December

Mass 12.30pm


Wednesday 14th December

Confessions 11.30am - 12.15pm; Mass 12.30pm


Thursday 15th December

Mass 12.30pm


Friday 16th December

Confessions 11.30am - 12.15pm; Mass 12.30pm


Saturday 17th December

Confessions 10.00am - 11.30am; Mass 12 noon; Vigil Mass 5.15pm


Sunday 18th December

Mass 10.15am and 12 noon 4th Sunday of Advent


Monday 19th-Friday 23rd December

Confessions 11.30am - 12.15pm; Mass 12.30pm


CHRISTMAS EVE, Saturday 24th December

Confessions 10.00am - 11.30am; Benediction 11.45am; Mass 12 noon
Readings and Carols 11.30pm followed by Midnight Mass

CHRISTMAS DAY, Sunday 25th December

Mass 10.15am and 12 noon The Nativity of the Lord

Monday 26th December

No confessions today; Mass 12.30pm; St. Stephen.


Tuesday 27th December

Mass 12.30pm St John


Wednesday 28th December

Mass 12.30pm Holy Innocents


Thursday 29th December

Mass 12.30pm St Thomas Becket


Friday 30th December

Mass 12.30pm The Holy Family


Saturday 31st December

Confessions 10.00am - 11.30am; Benediction 11.45am; Mass 12 noon


New Year's Day, Sunday, 1st January

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Mass 10.15am and 12 noon



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