Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Daily Services Sunday 24th December 2017 Christmas Eve Services Times

24th December 2017

DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass
8:30am Holy Mass St Swithun's Church
10:15am Holy Mass Family St Swithun's Church
1:00pm Holy Mass in Polish St Swithun's Church
5.45pm Christmas Carol Service St Swithun's Church
6.00pm Christmas Eve Mass for Families St Swithun's Church
8.00pm Christmas Eve Mass Our Lady of Lourdes Church
10.00pm Christmas Midnight Mass St Swithun's Church
11.40pm Christmas International Carol Service St Swithun's Church
Midnight Christmas Midnight Mass In Polish St Swithun's Church
FEASTS & MEMORIALS: 4th Sunday of Advent The Nativity of the Lord Solemnity With Octave
Diocesan Feast: 4th Sunday of Advent The Nativity of the Lord Solemnity with Octave
Daily Readings: Romans 5:12 15 17-21 ,Psalm 39(40):7-10 17 ,Luke 12:36-38
Saints of the Day: Christmas at Greccio
National Prayer: Expectant Mothers Diocesan Prayer: the Bishop’s Council - The Holy Father’s Prayer Intentions for December 2017 The Elderly: That the elderly, sustained by families and Christian communities, may apply their wisdom and experience to spreading the faith and forming the new generations.
Parish Intentions: FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT 24-12-2017
8.30am + Margaret Smith RIP 10.15am For all Parishioners - living & dead 1.00pm Mass in Polish: For Kamila, beloved wife - from her husband Arek
CHRISTMAS EVE 24-12-2017
5.45pm Christmas Carols sung by children 6.00pm FAMILY Christmas Eve Mass 10.00pm CHRISTMAS Midnight Mass (in English) 24.00 (00.00) MIDNIGHT MASS IN POLISH - For Conversion of Pawel
Prayers for the sick: Please pray for those who are ill, especially: Rosemary Devonald, Dominic, Carol Langsford, Julie Duffy, Patricia Ward, Pat Groom, Stan Whitnell, Mary Mckana, Eileen Inkpen, Rory McCreesh, Eddie Coppani, Peter Softly, Tony Denny, Betty Foster, Bobby, Eileen Stewart, Joan Smith, John Williams, Margaret Bager, Monica Madigan, Fred Vuksani, Tom & Lily, Greta Kemp, Magda K, Mary Wallis, Micheline Thompson, Pat Needham, Margaret Badger, Rosemary Ashton, Anne Sullivan, Catherine Morgan, Arthur Tobin, Jo Wheeler and Josephine Butler.
Prayers for the dead: And all whose anniversaries occur at this time 24th December: Please pray for: Daniel Kane, Elsie Ryan, Henry Dearle, James Gillis, Walter Michael Sexton, John Hoare, Paul Headley, Ciriaco de Gama, Leonard Barber, Peter Deal, Kathryn Mary Ford, Michael Hammel, Henry Martin, Thomas Edward Garner, Denis Frederick Whitty, Mary Jane Scivier, Emmanuel Victor James Galea, Doris Chilcott, Mary Vassallo, Lily Donaghy, Maud Connolly, Edith Warwick, Nicholas Dunne, Eileen Nee, Kathleen McNamara, Winifred Cassey, Gerald Leal, Frank Rumsey, Eileen Winifred Jackson, Catherine Isabella Jeanette Harrison, Barbara Harrison, Bridget O'Brien, James William Richardson, Alfred George Ayling, Luke Malrin, G McLean, Gay Browning, George "Mac" McKeon, Charles Hyde, Mary Kerswell, Hugh Bryce, Frederick Harding, Philomena Nelson, Rita Lorenza Vella, Peter Reid, Teresa Last, Sister Paula, Patrick Kidney, Basil Ridley, Grace Cole, Esme Hopkinson, Euzebiusz Kus, Iain Patterson, Muriel Annie Ward, Patrick William Brown.

May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the Mercy of God, rest in peace.amen
In Memoria Priests of the Dioceses: Fr George Auton (1950)

(Psalter Week 4) [Christmas Eve] Mass Proper Creed Advent Preface II Nb the Texts of the Office (Of Readings Morning Prayer Prayer During the Day) are all of December 24 except for the Concluding Prayer Which is of the Fourth Sunday of Advent Sunday Evening: Mass Proper To the Vigil Gloria Creed Nativity Preface I-III Insert of Nativity For Ep 1. at the Words of the Creed And Became Man … all Genuflect Evening Prayer I of the Solemnity of the Nativity. On This Night A Solemn Vigil May Appropriately Be Celebrated Before the Mass of the Night By Means of the Office of Readings. Night Prayer I of Sunday (Said If Not at Vigil) Crib Collections During Christmastide For Christian Communities in the Holy Land [Via the Friends of the Holy Land]

Xmas Mass Schedule

24TH DECEMBER 2017 (Sunday Masses as Usual)

Times Services Church
8:30am Sunday Holy Mass St Swithun’s Church
10:15am Sunday Holy Mass St Swithun’s Church
1:00pm Sunday Holy Mass in Polish St Swithun’s Church

CHRISTMAS EVE (Sunday 24th December 2017)

Times Services Church
5:45pm Christmas Carol Service – Carols sung by the children St Swithun’s Church
6:00pm FAMILY’S CHRISTMAS EVE MASS St Swithun’s Church
8:00pm CHRISTMAS EVE MASS Our Lady of Lourdes
10:00pm CHRISTMAS MIDNIGHT MASS St Swithun’s Church
Midnight CHRISTMAS MIDNIGHT MASS in Polish St Swithun’s Church

CHRISTMAS DAY (Monday 25th December 2017)

Times Services Church
8:30am Christmas Morning Mass St Swithun’s Church
10:15am Christmas Mass St Swithun’s Church
12 noon Christmas Mass in Polish St Swithun’s Church

BOXING DAY (Tuesday 26TH DECEMBER 2017 )

Times Services Church
10:00am ST STEPHEN’S DAY in English & in Polish St Swithun’s Church

Please check our Daily Services Calendar and Parish event Calendar for all services and carol services planned during December 2017.


St Swithun’s Church
105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
+ Google Map
023 9282 8305