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10th Dec. 2017 - 2nd Sunday of Advent

posted 8 Dec 2017, 11:05 by Veronica Yarwood

H.B. MASS 9.30a.m. People of the Parish

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. Sr. M. Loreto

Bible Sunday: Advent Alms Collection


MON. 11th Dec.                Weekday of Advent /St. Damasus  No Mass


TUES. 12th Dec.                  Weekday of Advent/Our Lady of Guadeloupe

 H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Rev. Francis Dunne R.I.P.


WED. 13th Dec.                 St. Lucy H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention  Lucy Eleanor Pyle


THURS. 14th Dec.             St. John of the Cross Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Private


FRI. 15th Dec.                    Weekday of Advent Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Rev. Gerard McElhannon R.I.P.


SAT. 16th Dec.                   Weekday of Advent Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Holy Souls


Wed.                     7.00p.m. Heavenfield Meeting H.B.

Thurs.                   3.30p.m. Hw. Messy Church








Welcome to all our visitors



Collections 3rd Dec.

H.B. £101;

Hw. £138.60p; Hall Hire £15; Christmas Fayre £1408.10p.


Hw. Congratulations

Pat Dowbar Maureen Grace and Sue Moorhouse recently commissioned as Lay Leaders of the Word and Holy Communion.


Hw. Prayer Meeting.

Mon. 10.30a.m. Holy Cross Church. Praying for local issues, world issues and individual requests; giving thanks for the joys of life.

All welcome.


Magazine Rack – Just In

Don Bosco; Salesian Calendar 2018.



Hw. Messy  Church

On  Thurs. 3.30p.m. – 5.00p.m. Volunteers welcome.


Advent 2017

What are you and your family doing for Advent?

Why not come along to an

 Evening of Reflection for Advent

led by Fr. Peter Stoddart.

This event is open to all parishioners within the Heavenfield Partnership of Parishes and will be held in the

Parish Centre at St. Mary’s Church, Hexham

from 7:00pm on Tuesday 12th December 2017.

Light refreshments will be served.


Keep Calm & be prepared

Reading the Gospels for Advent. Copies from diocesan spirituality team.  Free downloads on diocesan website.


Hw. Advent Bible Study

Each Tues. 2.00p.m. Methodist Hall.

Led by Rev. Alex Methodist minister. All welcome.


Modifications to Holy Days of Obligation

Epiphany of the Lord observed 6th Jan. except 2018 when it will be observed on Sun. 7th Jan.

Ascension of the Lord observed Thurs. 6th week Easter Time.

Rest as usual.


Hospital Stays

Anyone who wishes to see a priest while a patient in hospital please ensure your wishes are made known on admission.

N.B. Fr. Mariadass is chaplain to RVI and Freeman Hospitals.


Partnership carol service
Sun. 17
th Dec. 4:30p.m. St. Mary’s. All welcome.



16th  – 24th  Dec. Confession Times

St. Mary’s H/ham. Sat. 16 Dec. 10.30-11.00am

5.30- 6.00pm (Corbridge): H/ham Sun. 17th  December 4.00pm

Mon. 18th  December 8.30-9.00am.


 Minsteracres Rubato Singers

Fri. 15th Dec. 7.30p.m. St. James Parish Church, Riding Mill

Haydn Little Organ Mass & Christmas with Sondheim.

Organist Jeroen Hoogland C.P.


Christine Services

Grerenhead:  Sun. 17th Dec. 4.00p.m.; Hw. Sun 24th Dec. 6.00p.m.


The Result  200 club Nov.
1st Prize  Number 21 Audrey Mills;

 2nd Prize Number 80 Mary Jo I'Anson


Northern Cross

On sale back of church.


Bible Sunday


Almighty God we thank you for the

gift of your holy word the Bible.

May it be a lantern to our feet,

A light upon our paths,

And a strength to our lives.

Take us and use us to love and serve

all people in the power of the Holy Spirit

and in the name of your Son,

Jesus Christ our Lord










 Next Sunday 17th Dec. – 3rd Sunday of Advent