Special Services in December/January

The Holy Rosary will be prayed in St James on Monday 12th December at 7-30pm. Please do come along to join us. Instruction is given if this form of prayer is new to you. Rosaries are available to borrow or to buy.
Carol Service
On the fourth Sunday of Advent, Sunday 18th December, at 4-30pm, there is to be a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols. Such services are very enjoyable and popular and so are wonderful opportunities for mission and outreach. Please come along and bring your family, friends and neighbours. The service will be followed by refreshments. If you would like to join the group of singers who will be forming a choir for the Christmas services, please speak with Mark Terry, Clare Moles or Fr Peter. 
St James’ School Carol Service
On Monday 19th December in St James’ Church at 5-00pm. Everyone welcome.
Mass of Prayer and Healing
The Mass on Wednesday 21st December at 7-00pm will be a Mass of prayer, the laying on of hands and anointing of the sick.
 The Epiphany of the Lord
The great Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, when we remember the visit of the Wise Men to the child Jesus and Him being shown to the whole world will be observed on Sunday 8th January with Mass at the usual Sunday times.
House Mass
The January House Mass will take place on Monday 30th January 8-00pm at the home of Brian Appleby, 27 Sweet Briar Road, Stanway, Colchester. Everyone welcome, see Fr Peter if you need transport.