Christmas Liturgical Programme at Ss Peter & Paul and St Philomena

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Below is a summary of the Liturgical Programme at Ss Peter & Paul and St Philomena for 2017/18:

Day and Date

Time

Event/Liturgy

 

Saturday 23rd December

2pm

Confession through to 5pm

 

4pm

Decoration of the Crib Scene
followed by hot chocolate and mince pies

 

Christmas Eve
Sunday 24th December

8.30am

Low Mass of the Vigil of the Nativity
Following Mass Sung Divine Office: Prime

10.30am

Low Mass of the Vigil of the Nativity

 

5.30pm

Sung Divine Office: I Vespers of the Nativity

 

7pm

Sung Divine Office: Matins of the Nativity

 

10.30pm

Traditional Christmas Carols

 

11pm

Procession to the Crib
followed by First Mass of Christmas

 

Christmas Day
Monday 25th December

8.30am

Low Mass

 

10.30am

Sung Mass

 

5.30pm

Sung Divine Office:
II Vespers of the Nativity & Benediction

 

Feast of St Stephen
Tuesday 26th December

10am

Low Mass

 

Feast of St John the Evangelist
Wednesday 27th December

9am

Low Mass
followed by the Blessing of Wine

 

New Year’s Eve
Sunday 31st December

9pm

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Followed by Te Deum in thanksgiving for 2017
(Plenary Indulgence applicable) Social in the presbytery follows.

 

New Year’s Day
Monday 1st January 2018

10am

Sung Mass
Preceded by Veni Creator to implore Divine assistance in the year ahead.
(Plenary Indulgence applicable)

 

Eve of Epiphany
Friday 5th January

7pm

Low Mass
Followed by the blessing of Epiphany Water

 

Epiphany
Saturday 6th January

10am

Low Mass

 

7pm

Sung Mass

 

 

 

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