PARISH DIARY 2008


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JANUARY


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

►celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany of 6 January


13 January, Sunday Masses

►Baptism of the Lord Jesus


20 January, Sunday, 3.00 pm to 5.30 pm

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


FEBRUARY


02 February, Saturday, 10.00 am Mass

Presentation of the Lord Jesus


06 February, Wednesday 7.30 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Ash Wednesday


09 February, Saturday, 6.00 pm to 11.30 pm, Raven's Ait, River Thames, Surbiton

St. Raphael's Winter Ball


Date to be announced, St. Raphael's Church

Mass for healing


25 February, Monday, 7.30 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Vigil funeral Mass for the repose of the soul of Fr. DominicO'Sullivan, our former parish priest - click for details


26 February, Tuesday, 12.00 noon, Our Lady Immaculate Church, Tolworth, near Surbiton

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Fr. Dominic O'Sullivan, our former parish priest - click for details


MARCH


HOLY WEEK

2008


16 March, Sunday

Palm Sunday ceremonies


20 March, Thursday, 8.00 pm

Maundy Thursday: Solemn Mass of the Lord's Supper


21 March, 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


22 March, Saturday, 8.00 pm

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


23 March, Sunday, Mass at 9.30 am, 11.30 am, 5.00 pm

Easter Sunday ceremonies


26 March, Wednesday, 8.00 pm, Benedict's Room

Parish Council meeting


30 March, Sunday lunch, 1.00 pm, St. Joseph's School

►Lunch to thank parish cleaners, sacristans, gardeners and all helpers who make this a great parish!


30 February, Sunday, 12.00 noon, Our Lady Immaculate Church, Tolworth, near Surbiton

►Divine Mercy Devotions

 


APRIL


23 April, Wednesday

►St. George's Day


28 April, Monday, 7.30 pm, St. Raphael's Church

►Special Mass for the induction of the Headteacher of St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Kingston, Merryl Roberson, who has recently been appointed the permanent head of the school.  Bishop Paul Hendricks will preside.

 


MAY


04 May, Thursday, St. Raphael's Church, Holyday of Obligation

Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ


09, May, Friday, 7.00 pm, St. Joseph's School Hall, Fairfield, Kingston

►Charity fund raising in support of Church Restoration - Bingo Bonanza


11 May, Sunday, 4.00 pm, in the grounds of St. Raphael's Church

►Procession in honour of our Blessed Virgin Mary


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

►Pentecost Sunday


18 May, Sunday, St. Raphael's Church

►Most Holy Trinity Sunday

9.30 am       -    Family Mass

11.30 am     -    First Holy Communion Mass

1.30 pm       -    Corpus Christi Procession

5.00 pm       -    Evening Mass


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

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


30 May, Friday, 7.30 pm, St. Raphael's Church

Latin Mass - Sacred Heart of Jesus

 

 


JUNE


04 June, Wednesday, 8.00 pm,  St. Raphael's Church, Benedict's Room

Parish Council meeting


08 June, Sunday, 3.00 pm, Marymount School, Kingston upon Thames

Deanery Corpus Christi procession


20 June, Friday, 7.30 pm, St. Joseph's School Hall, Fairfield, Kingston - see Newsletter 8 June for details

Quiz Night


28 June, Saturday

Parish visit to the Wintershall 'Life of Christ' Play


29 June, Sunday

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

10.00 am     -    St. Raphael's Church

7.30 pm       -    St. Raphael's Church


JULY


11-13 July, Friday to Sunday - details in Newsletters

St. Raphael's 2008 pilgrimage to Walsingham: sponsored walk in aid of Building and restoration fund


16 July, Wednesday, 7.30, St. Raphael's Church

Latin Mass - Our Lady of Mount Carmel


20 July, Sunday, St. Raphael's Church Gardens, Sunday, 6 pm

Curry Night


AUGUST


14 August, Thursday, St. Raphael's Church

Vigil of the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady

►7.30 pm - Latin Mass


15 August, Friday

Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady

10.00 am     -    St. Raphael's Church

7.30 pm       -    St. Raphael's Church


SEPTEMBER


04 September, Thursday, 8.00 pm, Benedict's Room

Parish Council meeting


OCTOBER


05 October, Sunday, 6.00 pm, St. Raphael's Church gardens

►Party to welcome new parishioners, staff and students of Kingston University - all welcome


25 October, Saturday, 12.00 pm, Alexander House (to the right of the church)

►Meeting to review building plans for St. Raphael's estate


31 October, 7.30, St. Raphael's Church

Latin Mass - Vigil of All Saints


NOVEMBER


02 November, Sunday (transferred from Saturday 1 November)

Feast of All Saints: normal Sunday Mass times


03 November, Monday, St. Raphael's Church (transferred from 2 November)

Feast of All Souls; Mass at

►10.00 am - Quiet Mass

►7.30 pm - Latin Mass


04 - 11 November, Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

►Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land


Date to be announced:  November, Sunday, 3.00 pm, St. Raphael's Church

► Annual Parish Consultative meeting


04 - 11 November

► Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land


DECEMBER


Cycle B

Season of Advent


CHRISTMAS SEASON


Date to be agreed, Sunday, 3.30 pm, St. Raphael's Church (3rd Sunday of Advent)

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


Date to be agreed, St. Raphael's Church

►St. Joseph's School Christmas Carols


24 December, Wednesday, 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, Thursday, St. Raphael's Church

Christmas Day

09.30 and 11.30 am  - Christmas Day Masses


26 December, Wednesday, St. Raphael's Church

►Feast of St. Stephen, the first martyr


 

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