St Bernadette Church Parish News
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Holy Thursday Office of Readings and Morning Prayer 10:00am
The Sacred Pascal Triduum - Mass of the Lord's Supper 8:00pm
with watching at the Altar of Repose, followed by Night prayer 11:45pm
Good Friday Office of Readings and Morning Prayer 10:00am
The Celebration of the Passion of the Lord 3:00pm
Holy Saturday Office of Readings and Morning Prayer 10:00am
Young Childrens' Stations of the Cross 11:00am
Swieconka - Polish blessing of the Easter Baskets 12:00
The Easter Vigil 8:00pm
Easter Sunday Mass (not sung) 8:30am
Mass (sung) 10:30am
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PROGRAMME: preparation for first Holy Communion 2017 will begin on Sunday 18 December 2016. Please see the link below for details.
PARISH CHILDREN'S MASS: A parish Children's Mass is now being held the first Sunday of each month. The first date is Sunday November 6th at 10:30am.
BUILDING PROJECT: As part of the diocese’s ‘Taking Stock’ project, St Bernadette church has just been awarded Listed Building Status by the Secretary of State for Culture,
Media and Sport and is now a Grade II Listed Building. The building is considered to be architecturally innovative and a classic example of post Vatican II church design with a striking presence on Wells Road.
CHRISTMAS FAYRE ON 26TH NOVEMBER: The Christmas Fayre is a major fundraiser for us and so we look forward to seeing you there. If you are able to donate any of the items listed below, all donations gratefully received! There is a box in the narthex for the Christmas Fayre donations which can be: bottles, good quality toys, fancy goods, gifts, DVDs, CDs, books, jams and preserves, sugar and chocolates would be very welcome. Many thanks for all your support!
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD: There are Shoeboxes still available – this is a wonderful way to show support for needy children overseas at Christmas. There’s a small charge of 35p per box and they need to be ready and returned to us by Sunday, 3rd November. See Linda after the 10.30am Mass if you would like one.