Monday 9th December : The Immaculate Conception of our Lady

5.30pm Solemn Mass & Blessing of the Great West Window

Mozart, Coronation Mass with orchestra

Saturday 14th December : Advent Pilgrimage to York

7.15am Rorate Mass & Breakfast

5pm Leaving the York Oratory for Home

see Br Fabian for details (Santa hats, antlers and eggnog provided)

Sundays in Advent and Christmastide

2.30-3.30pm Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary

A prayerful exploration of our Lady's role and significance in light of God's ancient people

followed by tea and biscuits (cake on Gaudete Sunday and during Christmas)

1st December Mary: New Eve

8th December Mary: Ark of the Covenant

15th December Mary: Perpetual Virgin

22nd December Mary: Birth of the Messiah


Christmas Eve

7am Low Mass (of the ancestors of Jesus Christ)

4.30pm - 6pm Confessions

11.30pm Carols & Blessing of the Crib & Proclamation of the Roman Martyrology

12 midnight Solemn Midnight Mass

Christmas Day

8am Low Mass

11.30am Solemn Mass

Thursday 26th & Friday 27th

7am Low Mass

10am Sung Mass (confessions before)

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th

normal weekend timetable

Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st

7am Low Mass

10am Sung Mass (with solemn 'Te Deum' on New Year's Eve)

New Year's Day

10am Solemn Mass of Our Lady with 'Litany of Loreto'

Thursday 2nd January

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