Today, we look forward to the consummation of all things in Christ.  As the season of Advent approaches, now is a good time to begin again to renew our sense of having been called by Christ and to stand ready for the reality of judgement.

 Eucharistic Prayer – Memorial Acclamation 1

Mass This Week And Intentions

Monday            7.00pm            Departed priests of the parish

Tuesday           12noon              Lilian Griffiths RIP

Wednesday      9.15am             Leonard Simons (anniv.)  Presentation of the BVM 

Thursday         7.15pm              Musicians   St Cecilia

Friday              9.15am              Kate O’Leary RIP   St Clement

Saturday          9.15am             Dora Scaife (anniv.)    Martyrs of Vietnam

Prayer Of The Church

Morning Prayer:  Sun 7.30am; Tues – Sat 8.55am

Evening Prayer: Tue – Thur 5.00pm

Adoration

Thursday 6.45 – 7.10pm

Sacrament Of Reconciliation

Saturday 9.45 – 10.15am Or By Appointment.

Next Sunday: Masses at 8.00am & 10.00am

Today’s Organ Music

Allein Gott (Gloria)  (BWV 663)

Fugue in C (BWV 545)

J.S. Bach

Parish Notices

School Governing Body meets on Wednesday at 6.30pm.

Adoration Thursday 6.45 – 7.10pm.

PCC meets on Thursday, beginning with Mass at 7.15pm. Members may collect Minutes and Agenda from the PCC file in church today.

Raffle Tickets Anne Plevey has these, for the Christmas Coffee Morning on Saturday 1st December, for people to sell.  There are also posters available for you to display.  Donations of chocolate will be welcome next Sunday – thank you in advance.

Do you have any old sheets or tea towels that Footsteps children could use for dressing up?  Also needed are sweet wrappers (e.g. Quality Street) that they could use to make stained glass windows.

School Governing Body There is a vacancy for a foundation governor.  If you would like to know more, please have a word with Fr Stephen, who can explain what’s entailed. School is progressing well, and it’s a good time to be involved.

Readers Please collect your readings from the sacristy.

Other Notices

Lancaster & District Homeless Action are looking for volunteer workers for the Christmas period (24th – 29th December).  Fr Stephen has more details if you’d like to be involved.

Please pray for

The sick: Diane Simpson, Edward Troughton, Colin Martin, Sarah Lightburn, Fr John Daulman, Margaret Pithers, Cathy Sime, Cain Calvin, Isaac Calvin, Ellen Preston, Fr Paul Warren

Recently departed: Edward Wilcock, Lilian Griffiths, Kate O’Leary

Anniversaries: Thomas Clements, Ruth Fox, Leonard Simons, Nathan Simon, Les Stefan, Dora Scaife