Thai 1 Restaurant Wednesday 14th January 2015

Junge Leute essen in einem Thai Restaurant
Following the very enjoyable and successful evenings of the past, another evening has been organised at the Thai 1 restaurant on East Hill. Mass at 7-00pm and then we can move over to the restaurant for our meal. As before, the cost for two courses will be £ 15-00 and the bar will be open for anyone who would like to make use of it.

A list will be displayed in St James, please add your name if you wish to join us, everyone welcome. The evening will be in aid of Church funds.


Christmas Decorations in Church

St James will be decorated for Christmas from after Mass on Sunday 21st December. Everyone welcome to join the team to decorate the church or arrange flowers. Please see Susan Noble for exact times and arrangements.

Christingles will be prepared on Wednesday 24th December at 9-30am. Help will be needed and everyone will be welcome so please come along. Morning Mass is on Christmas Eve, at 9-00am, so we can all start the day with prayer.

Many people like to contribute towards the cost of Christmas Flowers; a collection jar will be available at the back of St James for any donations people might like to make.

Christmas Services

Sunday 21st December
Advent 4
Mass 8-00am
Sung Mass 10-00am

4-30pm A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Christmas Eve
Wednesday 24th December
The Last Mass of Advent
St James 9-00am

4-30pm Christingle service followed by Vigil Mass.
The Christingle Service will also include the blessing and lighting of the Tree of Light.
11-45pm Midnight Mass and Blessing of the Christmas Crib.

Christmas Day
8-00am Mass
10-00am Parish Mass with carols for families

Tree of Light

Dedication forms for the tree of Light can be found in church. Lights can be sponsored in memory of a loved one, an anniversary or a thanksgiving to God for the many blessings He gives us. Please hand your completed form to Sheila or Caroline. The cost of sponsoring a light is a suggested minimum donation of £6-00.