Advent and Christmas 2019

Unless otherwise indicated, Sunday and weekday Masses are at the usual times.  Events are in the church unless indicated.

Penitential services locally:

Effingham & Fetcham Parish Our Lady of Sorrows: Sunday 15th December 2019 at 3:00pm

Ashtead Parish St Michael’s: Monday 16th December 2019 at 7:30pm

Horsham Parish, St John the Evangelist: Tuesday 17th December : Confessions with Visiting Priests from 7-8pm

Ewell Parish St Clement’s: Thursday 19th December 2019 at 7:30pm

Redhill, Reigate & Merstham Parish of the Nativity of the Lord: Service at St Joseph’s, Redhill Friday 20th December 2019 at 6:30pm.

Dorking Parish, St Joseph's:  Penitential service, with visiting priests available for individual confession, Sunday December 22nd at 3.00 pm

Saturday 30th November 2019  7.00 pm

Launch into Advent Sale and Raffle draw in Parish Hall

Thursday 12th December 2019

9.15 am     Women pause for prayer                            

10.15 am   Carols Round the Tree for seniors at 

                   St Joseph's School

7.30 pm     Healing Mass (exposition from 6.30 pm)  

8.00 pm    'The God who Speaks': Matthew's story of

                   the birth and infancy of Jesus (Parish Hall)


Friday 13th December 2019

12.30 pm   Mass and Meet - Mass (followed by          

                   Christmas Dinner in the Parish Hall -

                   All Welcome - please inform the Parish                                    Office if you would like to attend)


Thursday 19th December 2019

4.00 pm     School Advent Service in church               


Saturday 21st December 2019

12.00 noon Children's liturgy; Crib service and          

                     tree decorating


Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd December

Crib Exhibition and Competition in Parish Hall

Sunday 22nd December 2019

3.00 pm  Reconciliation Service with                                       opportunity for individual confession


Monday 23rd December 2019                 

9.30 am  Mass followed by confessions


Tuesday 24th December 2019                

9.30 am  Christmas Eve Mass followed by


3-4 pm   Carol Singing outside Waitrose (in aid

                of CAFOD)

Christmas Eve:

Vigil Mass of Christmas  6.00 pm

Gathering carols/music from 5.30 pm

Midnight Mass 12 midnight

Carols/readings from 11.30 pm


Wednesday 25th Christmas Day                 

8.00 am   Dawn Mass                                               

10.00 am Day Mass                                                  

Mass times 26th December - 1st January


Thursday 26th December 10.00 am

St Stephen's Day - all altar servers invited.  Refreshments served after Mass.


Friday 27th December  10.00 am

Feast of St John                             

Saturday 28th/Sunday 29th December

Feast of the Holy Family

Vigil Mass of Sunday  Saturday 6.00 pm

Mass Sunday 9.00 am and 11.00 am

Tuesday 31st December 10.00 am

Wednesday 1st January 2020  10.00 am

There will be extra opportunities for confessions after Mass on:

Monday 23rd December (Mass 9.30 am)

Tuesday 24th December (Mass 9.30 am)

‘Christmas ‘post boxes’ are situated in the back of the church. Parishioners can leave their Christmas cards in the appropriately marked box ensuring that the name is clearly marked on the card. These ‘post boxes’ will remain in place until the 5th January 2020 and In true Christmas spirit here is no charge for this service. Please remember to check for post!

Parish Office

Parish Secretary: Penny Dubois

Opening hours: 10am -2pm, Tuesday to Friday

Please come to back door of the presbytery.

Contact details:

Telephone:    01306 882433

Holy Mass:

Sunday Mass: Saturday 6pm, Sunday 9am and 11am

Weekdays:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 9.30am

                    Thursday 7:30pm, Friday 12:30pm

Holy Days   9.30am, 8.00pm.

The above services are subject to change.

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