Roman Catholic Parish of Our Lady Immaculate, Whitstable


Events & News

SVP FOOD BANK

SVP would like to say “thank you to everyone who has supported us with Christmas presents for the hampers. The hampers are being delivered this weekend. We will continue to deliver food parcels to the local families over the festive period. This week we are short of cereals, coffee and tinned meat. We are very grateful for your support”.  

EUCHARISTIC PILGRIMAGE & CONGRESS "ADOREMUS"

LIVERPOOL 7-9 SEPT 2018:  The Bishops of England and Wales will hold a National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress in Liverpool next year. Eucharistic Congresses are gatherings of clergy, religious and laity who promote an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in their life and mission of the Church. Each diocese in England and Wales will take part in the Congress and the Cardinal encourages people to make the pilgrimage to the Eucharistic Congress. Each parish is invited to send two representatives. If you would like to be considered for this please speak to Revd Fr. Kevin St Aubyn, Parish Priest.



MASSES FOR CHRISTMAS WEEKEND

SUNDAY: 24 Dec – CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE
5.00 pm: FAMILY MASS WITH FOLK MUSIC
7.30 pm: CHRISTMAS CAROLS
8.00 pm: TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS MASS

MONDAY: 25 Dec - CHRISTMAS DAY
8.30: (Chestfield) Rex Moyne RIP
10.30: Private Intention RIP

PARISH CHRISTMAS CARD DISTRIBUTION THIS WEEKEND 

PARISH CHRISTMAS CARDS: are available from today for distribution around the Parish.  Thank you. 

SVP CHRISTMAS LUNCH 
SUNDAY 17TH DECEMBER IN THE PARISH SOCIAL CENTRE 
The SVP Christmas Lunch for Senior Members of our parish and the housebound is today in the Parish Social Centre after 10.30 am Mass. A voluntary retiring collection will take place after Masses to help fund this Christmas Lunch. There will therefore be no teas and coffee this week and also next weekend due to it being Christmas Eve. Thank you

 ST JOSEPH'S CHURCH CHRISTMAS CAROLS  ON WEDNESDAY 20 DEC at 7 pm 

CHRISTMAS CAROLS AT JOSEPHS CHURCH: this Wednesday  20th December at 7.00 pm outside (greens) St Joseph’s Church, Chestfield there will be an Ecumenical Christmas Carols. All our welcome to join in this joyous event.

JUSTICE AND PEACE GROUP
Our local JPIC are calling upon parishioners to donate to the following charities SECOURS CATHOLIQUE; CATHOLIC WORKER; THE REFUGEE KITCHEN. These charities are helping refugees and migrants living in dire conditions in Calais with no shelter, food or clothing. As winter is approaching and in the spirit of Christmas let us do whatever we can to help these charities. Details of these charities can be found on the website of Seeking Sanctuary www.seekingsanctuary.weebly.com. If you wish to donate via post, address is 'Secours Catholique, Delegation du Pas-de-Calais, 14 bis, rue Noel-Trannin, CS 20286, 62005 Arras Dedex'. Kindly mark the cheque 'for Calais Migrants'.  Your help would be very much appreciated. Thank you.




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