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Daily Services Monday 25th December 2017 Christmas Day Service Times

25th December 2017

DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass
08.30am Christmas Morning Mass St Swithun's Church
10.15am Christmas Holy Mass St Swithun's Church
12:00 Noon Christmas Holy Mass in Polish St Swithun's Church
FEASTS & MEMORIALS: Christmas Day - Solemnity
Diocesan Feast: The Nativity of the Lord
Daily Readings: Isaiah 52:7-10 ,Psalm 97(98):1-6 ,Hebrews 1:1-6 ,John 1:1-18 ,or ,John 1:1-5 9-14
Saints of the Day: Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord
Diocesan Prayer: Little Sisters of the Poor in the Diocese
National Prayer: 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: 8.30am In the intention of Elisabeth Miller 10.15am In Thanksgiving for Bp Philip and his Pastoral Visitation of our Parish 12.00noon For Mark’s intention
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
Diocese Intentions: Little Sisters of the Poor in the Diocese

Three Masses [Night Dawn Day] Gloria Creed Nativity Preface I-III Insert of Nativity For Ep I. at the Words of the Creed And Became Man … all Genuflect Evening Prayer II of the Nativity Throughout the Octave: Night Prayer I or II of Sunday

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
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023 9282 8305