About St James the Great Colchester

The Parish of St. James and St. Paul, Colchester.


Sunday 24th December
Christmas Eve
8am Mass
10am Sung Mass
4-30pm Christingle
The Christingle Service will also include the blessing and lighting of the Tree of Light
11-30pm Midnight Mass & Blessing of the Christmas Crib

Monday 25th December
Christmas Day
8am Mass
10am Parish Mass with Carols for families




All Saints Day
Wednesday 1st November 7pm There will be a full Sung Mass with procession. Fr Richard is Celebrant and St Barnabas will be joining us. There will be a ‘bring and share’ party afterwards.
We shall also have the Meaningful Treat Box for the Children

All Souls
Thursday 2nd November 12:30pm Mass Fr Alan.
When we shall remember by name those who have died. There will be a new list this year for those who are to be remembered.
7 pm Sung Mass at St Barnabas

Roman River Music Festival

Chiaroscuro Quartet concert in St James ’the Great at 6pm on Friday 15th September.

Mozart String Quartet No 14 in G Major K387
Haydn String Quartet in D Major Op 76/5
Beethoven String quartet No 14 Op 131

Alina Ibrogimova, one of the world’s leading violinists, brings her period-instrument quartet back to the festival for a refreshing and revealing take on three canonic works.

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