These are your copies of the weekly newsletter and notices, Sunday Message Reflections, the readings and Gospel and a Homily, Take some time out each week to read these and pray for the most in need in our local community and across our global family. Though parishioners cannot currently attend, Fr John will celebrate Mass for the people whose names are on the prayer page. Please remember that if you a praying for a living person before adding names to the list you need their permission to do so
Sunday Half Hour
Available now on our website – click the button below. The service based around the readings for the day provides prayers and material for reflection. Why not use this on Sunday at 10.00am to guide your time of prayer in solidarity with others in our parish community?
First Week of Advent Service
In addition to our regular Sunday service and to help you mark the first week of Advent at home there will be a service available on the website, including the Blessing of the Advent Wreath: “Longing for Light”.
For daily reflections you can also visit https://www.chausa.org/advent-2020 and explore the interactive Advent calendar for adults or visit https://missiontogether.org.uk/calendar/adventresources/ to find some great kids Advent activities including an Advent Calendar to download.
MASS BOOKINGS FOR BOTH CHURCHES OPEN ON MONDAY 30TH NOVEMBER
St Bernadette’s will reopen for its first public celebration of Mass on Sunday 6th December so just a reminder of the way the booking system works.
Booking for Mass is essential to comply with track and trace requirements. Bookings can be made by clicking the button below via the relevant website, and can be made for the week ahead.
The booking site will open from Monday 30th November and will close on Thursday evening to allow the necessary admin work. I would ask family and friends to reach out to help those who may struggle to book on line. Please do not attend if you haven’t booked.
Please remember that face coverings are mandatory.
Please light a virtual candle and add your own prayers requests and/or intentions in the comments section below. (If you are requesting a prayer for a living person please ensure you have their permission.)29th-November-first-sunday-of-advent-2020-1