PARISH DIARY 2009


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LITURGICAL CYCLE: YEAR B, WEEKDAY CYCLE 1, PSALTER 1


JANUARY


04 January, Sunday, all Masses, St. Raphael's Church

►celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany of 6 January


11 January, Sunday Masses

►Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ


20 January, Saturday, 7.00 pm, Kingston Lodge Hotel

St. Raphael's Dinner and Jive


FEBRUARY


01 February, Sunday, 3.00 pm to 5.30 pm

St. Raphael's Senior Citizens' Party for the community of Kingston and Surbiton


03 February, Tuesday, 7.30 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Latin Mass - St. Blaise, followed by Blessing of Throats


15 February, Sunday, 6.00 pm

Parish Council meeting


25 February, Wednesday 10.00 am, Mass at St. Raphael's Church

Ash Wednesday - day of fasting and abstinence; ashes will be distributed at the 10.00 am Mass


MARCH


06 March, Friday, 7.30 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Latin Mass - Ember Day in Lent, with veneration of the relic of the True Cross


08 March, Sunday, 6.00 pm

Parish Council meeting


25 March, Wednesday 10.00 am, St. Raphael's Church

The Annunciation of the Lord - solemnity


29 March, Sunday, 6.00 pm, St. Raphael's church office

►Parish Finance Committee


APRIL


HOLY WEEK

2009


05 April, Sunday

Palm Sunday ceremonies


09 April, Thursday, 8.00 pm

Maundy Thursday: Solemn Mass of the Lord's Supper


10 April, Friday

Stations of the Cross, 10.00 am

Good Friday: 3.00 pm, Solemn Liturgy, Reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross, Holy Communion

Stations of the Cross and Veneration of the relic of the True Cross, 8.00 pm


11 April, Saturday, 8.00 pm

Holy Saturday: Vigil Mass of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ


12 April, Sunday, Mass at 9.30 am, 11.30 am, 5.00 pm

Easter Sunday ceremonies


19 April, Sunday, St. Raphael's Church

Divine Mercy Sunday - 2nd Sunday of Easter


23 April, Thursday

►St. George the Martyr, St. George's Day - solemnity


26 April, Sunday, 6.00 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Parish Council meeting


 


MAY


01 May, Friday,  7.30 pm, St. Joseph's Church, New Malden, corner of Kingston Road and Montem Road

►St. Joseph the Worker, Solemn High Mass


08 May, Friday, St. Joseph's School Hall, Fairfield, Kingston

Fundraising for church restoration: Bingo evening


24 May, Sunday, St. Raphael's Church, Holyday of Obligation, First Holy Communion Mass

►Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ

►First Holy Communion Mass and breakfast


Date to be announced, May, Sunday, 4.00 pm, in the grounds of St. Raphael's Church

►Procession in honour of our Blessed Virgin Mary


26 May, Wednesday, 7.30 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Latin Mass - St. Augustine of Canterbury, Apostle of England


31 May, Sunday, St. Raphael's church, Masses

►Pentecost Sunday


JUNE


07 June, Sunday, St. Raphael's Church

►Most Holy Trinity Sunday

9.30 am       -    Family Mass


07 June, Sunday, 6.00 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Parish Council meeting


11 - 14 June, Sunday, St. Raphael's Church

Parish walking pilgrimage to Lindisfarne


14 June, Sunday, St. Raphael's church, Masses

►Corpus Christi - the Body and Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ


19 June, Frday, 7.30 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Latin Mass - Most Sacred heart of Jesus


21 June, Sunday, St. Raphael's church, Masses

►Most Sacred Heart of Jesus - solemnity

►Parish walk and picnic lunch in Bushy Park - after 1130 Mass

►Meeting of the Parish Finance Committee, 6.00 pm, St. Raphael's Church


Date to be announced, June, Sunday, 3.00 pm, Marymount School, Kingston upon Thames

Deanery Corpus Christi procession


28 June, Sunday, 1130 Mass

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul: Holy Day of obligation;

Confirmation Mass


29 June, Monday

►Feast of SS Peter and Paul, celebrated on Sunday 28 June


JULY


03 July, Friday, 10.00 am, St. Raphael Church, Mass

►St. Thomas, Apostle, Feast


AUGUST


02 August, Sunday, 11.00 am, St. Raphael's Church Hall

►St. Raphael Raffle, Grand Draw in aid of church restoration


06 August, Thursday, St. Raphael's church

►Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ


14 August, Thursday, St. Raphael's Church

Vigil of the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady

►7.30 pm - Latin Mass


16 August, Sunday, St. Raphael, Masses

Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady - for 15 August


SEPTEMBER


08 September, Tuesday

Feast of the birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary


19 September, Saturday, 9.00 am, (location to be confirmed)

Parish Council Away Day


27 September, Sunday, 6.00 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Parish Finance Committee meeting



OCTOBER


13 October, Tuesday, 7.30 pm - house of Parish Council member

Informal parish council meeting and dinner


NOVEMBER


01 November, Sunday, St. Raphael's Church, Masses

Feast of All Saints: normal Sunday Mass times - solemnity


02 November, Monday, St. Raphael's Church

Feast of All Souls; Mass at

►10.00 am - Quiet Mass

►7.30 pm - Latin Mass


03 - 10 November, Parish Pilgrimage

►Parish Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi, led by Fr. Vincent


23 November, Monday, 8.00 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Parish Council meeting


27 November, 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm, 28 November, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Parish Swap Shop, Prospects Recruitment Bureau, 178 Central Road, Worcester Park 

►Ladies clothes and clothing accessories: profits go to the Building and Restoration Fund


DECEMBER


08 December 2009, Tuesday, St. Raphael's Church, 7.30 pm

Latin Mass -The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary 


Cycle C

Season of Advent


CHRISTMAS SEASON


14 December, Monday, 7.00 pm, St. Raphael's Church

►Parish Penitential service: a chance to make your Christmas confession


16 December, Wednesday, 10.30 am, St. Raphael's Church

►The children from St. Joseph's School will sing carols


20 December, Sunday, 6.00 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Christmas Carols and Spiritual Readings, followed by mulled wine and mince pies in Alexander House


24 December, Thursday, St. Raphael's Church

Christmas Eve

6.00 pm       - Vigil Christmas Mass

11.30 pm     - Christmas Carols

Midnight     - Midnight Mass of the Nativity


25 December, Friday, St. Raphael's Church

Christmas Day

09.30 and 11.30 am  - Christmas Day Masses


26 December, Saturday, St. Raphael's Church

►Feast of St. Stephen, the first martyr


 

 


 

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