Week 2 of Advent08 - 15 December 2019
Sunday Readings : Year C : : for the Divine OfficePsalter: II
Weekday Reading : Year II 
  
SUNDAY SCHOOL TODAY Children who wish 
to attend will go straight to the Hall before Mass begins 
  
 
 
HYMNS (English Hymnal)
735 - Drop down, ye heavens, from above 
8 - O come, O come, Emmanuel! 
9 - On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry 
6 - Hark the glad sound! The Saviour comes 
476 Rejoice the Lord is King, 
 
 
READINGS
First Reading :Isaiah 11:1-10 : Psalm 71: Second Reading :Romans 15:4-9 : Matthew 3:1-12
 
 
  
THIS WEEK :
Monday 09 December**No Mass
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (TRANSFERRED) 
 
 
Tuesday 10 December**No Mass
 11 am Funeral of Richard Alexander
 
 
Wednesday 11 December12.30 pm Mass at St Michael’s
S Damasus I, Pope  
 
 
Thursday 12 December**No Mass
Our Lady of Guadalupe6.30 pm Gospel Choir Carol Service
 
 
Friday 13 December**No Mass
S Lucy, Virgin & Martyr12.30 pm Funeral of Johns Landrum
 6.30 pm John Nodes Memorial Carol Service
 8pm Mass
 
 
Saturday 14 December**10am Mass
S John of the Cross, Priest & Doctor of the Church 
 
 
SUNDAY 15 December10.30 am Morning Prayer
Second Sunday of Advent11 am SOLEMN MASS
 1.30 pm Holy Baptism
 
 
Please consider if you can contribute to All Saints’ collection of 
poinsettias this Christmas or make a donation towards their cost.  
Please speak to Ross 
  
Mothers’ Union Raffle in aid of All Saints. Prize: Christmas hamper 
Tickets: £2 a strip and £5 for 3 strips available from members. Draw will 
take place at our Carol Service on Saturday 21 December (see below) 
  
Fr Philip is away from Monday 09 to Thursday 12 December on Advent  
Retreat at Christian’s Acre with other members of All Saints 
  
Monday 09 December – S Silas Kentish Town will celebrate Solemn  
Mass for the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary at  
7.30 pm. Followed by light refreshments. Everyone welcome 
  
Wednesday 11 December – Churches Together in Notting Hill will be  
holding its next Prayer Lunch (12.30 – 1.30 pm) at S Sava’s Serbian  
Orthodox Church, 68 Lancaster Road 
  
Thursday 12 December – Gospel Choir Carol Service at 6.30 pm. Forty- 
five minutes of festive Gospel music for all the family 
  
Friday 13 December – Christmas Party at Westmead (2 pm to 5 pm). Everyone welcome. 
  
Friday 13 December – John Nodes Funeral Directors’ Memorial Carol 
Service at 6.30 pm. A service of lessons and carols with an opportunity to 
pray for the faithful departed 
  
Saturday 14 December – Baltic Choirs Christmas Concert at 7 pm 
  
Friday 20 December – A Victorian Christmas at 7.30 pm. A wonderful  
evening of music to get you in the Christmas spirit. 
  
Saturday 21 December – Carols by Candlelight at 6 pm. Our own parish carol service. 
  
Sunday 22 December – Parish Mass with Nativity Play at 11 am. Bring 
along family & friends ready to take part and help tell the Christmas Story! 
  
Also, please speak to Fr Philip if you believe someone needs a visit. 
  
An app to alert our friends and family if we are in danger can be  
downloaded for free at www.chaperhome.com Further details 
including the story behind its creation, are at the back of church. 
  
Donations at the back of church to the North Paddington Food Bank 
will be gratefully received. Please can they be restricted to non- 
perishable food stuffs and toiletries 
  
PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES (03 to 07 August 2020) - Fr Philip is 
helping to lead this Society of Mary pilgrimage. Adults £720. Those aged 
12-18 can go on a special rate of just £100. This is an amazing 
opportunity for young people to experience the Shrine at Lourdes 
Booking forms out soon 
  
OBERAMMERGAU (September 2020) – Fr Brownsell is organising a  
group to see this famous Passion Play which takes place every ten  
years. Please speak to Ross if you are interested or want more details 
  
Useful free on-line training in child safeguarding is provided for everyone by the London Diocese.  
Please speak to Rosalind Topping if you would like to access this. 
  
 
 
FUTURE DATES. 
  
ELECTROL ROLL : Is your name entered on our Roll of members with your contact details ? 
  
RefreshmentsThe churchwardens are very grateful to members of the All 
Saints family who from time to time generously provide  
hospitality after Sunday mass. If you wish to do so, could you 
please inform Marcia Haynes or Ross Buchanan 
  
First Aid Training : We are hoping to arrange a simple training session of a couple of hours on a 
Saturday. Anyone interested please speak to Marcia. 
  
Dates for your Diary 
 
  
If you would like some Bible Notes on the regular weekday readings please speak to Sharon Fergus.  
They can be ordered on a monthly basis. 
  
If anyone has a small amount of time to undertake light gardening  
for a local cancer sufferer, please speak to Gladvin Allen. 
  

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