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November 2020

Daily Readings Thursday 26th November 2020

Nov 26
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 26 November 2020 Thursday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 84: 9 The Lord speaks of peace to his people and his holy ones and to those who turn to him. Collect: Stir up the will of your faithful, we pray, O Lord, that, striving more eagerly to bring your divine work to fruitful completion, they may receive in greater measure the healing remedies your kindness bestows. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your…

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Parish Devotion for Thursday 26th November 2020 – Month of the Holy Souls in Purgatory – Thursdays

Nov 26
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Saint Gertrude the Great

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Daily Services Thursday 26th November 2020

Nov 26
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Readings Friday 27th November 2020

Nov 27
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Friday 27 November 2020 Friday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 84: 9 The Lord speaks of peace to his people and his holy ones and to those who turn to him. Collect: Stir up the will of your faithful, we pray, O Lord, that, striving more eagerly to bring your divine work to fruitful completion, they may receive in greater measure the healing remedies your kindness bestows. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your…

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Parish Devotion for Friday 27th November 2020 – Month of the Holy Souls in Purgatory – Fridays

Nov 27
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Services Friday 27th November 2020

Nov 27
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Readings Saturday 28th November 2020

Nov 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Saturday 28 November 2020 Saturday of week 34 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 84: 9 The Lord speaks of peace to his people and his holy ones and to those who turn to him. Collect: Stir up the will of your faithful, we pray, O Lord, that, striving more eagerly to bring your divine work to fruitful completion, they may receive in greater measure the healing remedies…

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Parish Devotion for Saturday 28th November 2020 – Month of the Holy Souls in Purgatory – Saturdays

Nov 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Litany of Holy Souls in Purgatory

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Daily Services Saturday 28th November 2020

Nov 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Readings Sunday 29th November 2020 – 1st Sunday of Advent

Nov 29
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Sunday 29 November 2020 1st Sunday of Advent Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 24: 1-3 To you, I lift up my soul, O my God. In you, I have trusted; let me not be put to shame. Nor let my enemies exult over me; and let none who hope in you be put to shame. Collect: Grant your faithful, we pray, almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ with righteous deeds at his coming, so…

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Daily Services Sunday 29th November 2020 – FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Nov 29
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Readings Monday 30th November 2020 – Saint Andrew Apostle

Nov 30
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Monday 30 November 2020 Saint Andrew, Apostle - Feast Liturgical Colour: Red. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Matthew 4: 18-19 Beside the Sea of Galilee, the Lord saw two brothers, Peter and Andrew, and he said to them: Come after me and I will make you fishers of men. Collect: We humbly implore your majesty, O Lord, that, just as the blessed Apostle Andrew was for your Church a preacher and pastor, so he may be for us a constant intercessor before you. Through…

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Parish Devotion for Monday 30th November 2020 – Month of the Holy Souls in Purgatory – Mondays

Nov 30
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Services Monday 30th November 2020

Nov 30
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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December 2020

Daily Readings Tuesday 1st December 2020

Dec 1
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Tuesday 1 December 2020 Tuesday of the 1st week of Advent Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Zec 14: 5, 7 Behold, the Lord will come, and all his holy ones with him; and on that day there will be a great light. Collect: Look with favour, Lord God, on our petitions, and in our trials grant us your compassionate help, that, consoled by the presence of your Son, whose coming we now await, we may be tainted no longer by…

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Parish Devotion for Tuesday 1st December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Tuesdays

Dec 1
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Tuesday

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Daily Services Tuesday 1st December 2020

Dec 1
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Readings Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Dec 2
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Wednesday 2 December 2020 Wednesday of the 1st week of Advent Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Hab 2: 3; 1 Cor 4: 5 The Lord will come and he will not delay. He will illumine what is hidden in darkness and reveal himself to all the nations. Collect: Prepare our hearts, we pray, O Lord our God, by your divine power, so that at the coming of Christ your Son we may be found worthy of the banquet of eternal…

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Parish Devotion for Wednesday 2nd December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Wednesdays

Dec 2
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Wednesday

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Daily Services Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Dec 2
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Readings Thursday 3rd December 2020

Dec 3
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 3 December 2020 Saint Francis Xavier, Priest on Thursday of the 1st week of Advent Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 17: 50; 21: 23 I will praise you, Lord, among the nations; I will tell of your name to my kin. Collect: O God, who through the preaching of Saint Francis Xavier won many peoples to yourself, grant that the hearts of the faithful may burn with the same zeal for the faith and that Holy Church may everywhere…

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Parish Devotion for Thursday 3rd December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Thursdays

Dec 3
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Thursday

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Daily Readings Friday 4th December 2020

Dec 4
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Friday 4 December 2020 Friday of the 1st week of Advent  or Saint John Damascene, Priest, Doctor  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Behold, the Lord will come descending with splendour to visit his people with peace, and he will bestow on them eternal life. Collect: Stir up your power, we pray, O Lord, and come, that with you to protect us, we may find rescue from the pressing dangers of our sins, and with you to set us free, we…

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Parish Devotion for Friday 4th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Fridays

Dec 4
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Readings Saturday 5th December 2020

Dec 5
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saturday 5 December 2020 Saturday of the 1st week of Advent Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 79: 4, 2 Come and show us your face, O Lord, who are seated upon the Cherubim, and we will be saved. Collect: O God, who sent your Only Begotten Son into this world to free the human race from its ancient enslavement, bestow on those who devoutly await him the grace of your compassion from on high, that we may attain the…

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Parish Devotion for Saturday 5th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Saturdays

Dec 5
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Saturday

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Daily Readings Sunday 6th December 2020 – 2nd Sunday of Advent

Dec 6
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Sunday 6 December 2020 2nd Sunday of Advent Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Is 30: 19, 30 O people of Sion, behold, the Lord will come to save the nations, and the Lord will make the glory of his voice heard in the joy of your heart. Collect: Almighty and merciful God, may no earthly undertaking hinder those who set out in haste to meet your Son, but may our learning of heavenly wisdom gain us admittance to his company.…

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Daily Readings Monday 7th December 2020

Dec 7
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Monday 7 December 2020 Saint Ambrose, Bishop, Doctor  on Monday of the 2nd week of Advent Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Sir 15: 5 In the midst of the Church he opened his mouth, and the Lord filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding and clothed him in a robe of glory. Collect: O God, who made the Bishop Saint Ambrose a teacher of the Catholic faith and a model of apostolic courage, raise up in your…

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Parish Devotion for Monday 7th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Mondays

Dec 7
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Monday

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Daily Readings Tuesday 8th December 2020 – The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Dec 8
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Tuesday 8 December 2020 The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Solemnity Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Is 61: 10 I rejoice heartily in the Lord, in my God is the joy of my soul; for he has clothed me with a robe of salvation, and wrapped me in a mantle of justice, like a bride adorned with her jewels. Collect: O God, who by the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin prepared a worthy dwelling for your Son, grant,…

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Parish Devotion for Tuesday 8th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Tuesdays

Dec 8
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Tuesday

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Daily Readings Wednesday 9th December 2020

Dec 9
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Wednesday 9 December 2020 Wednesday of the 2nd week of Advent or Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Hab 2: 3; 1 Cor 4: 5 The Lord will come and he will not delay. He will illumine what is hidden in darkness and reveal himself to all the nations. Collect: Almighty God, who command us to prepare the way for Christ the Lord, grant in your kindness, we pray, that no infirmity may weary us as we long…

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Parish Devotion for Wednesday 9th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Wednesdays

Dec 9
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Wednesday

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Daily Readings Thursday 10th December 2020

Dec 10
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 10 December 2020 Thursday of the 2nd week of Advent Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 118: 151-152 You, O Lord, are close, and all your ways are truth. From of old I have known of your decrees, for you are eternal. Collect: Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to make ready the paths of your Only Begotten Son, that through his coming, we may be found worthy to serve you with minds made pure. Through our Lord Jesus…

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Parish Devotion for Thursday 10th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Thursdays

Dec 10
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Thursday

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Daily Readings Friday 11th December 2020

Dec 11
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Friday 11 December 2020 Friday of the 2nd week of Advent  or Saint Damasus I, Pope  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Behold, the Lord will come descending with splendour to visit his people with peace, and he will bestow on them eternal life. Collect: Grant that your people, we pray, almighty God, may be ever watchful for the coming of your Only Begotten Son, that, as the author of our salvation himself has taught us, we may hasten, alert and…

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Parish Devotion for Friday 11th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Fridays

Dec 11
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Readings Saturday 12th December 2020

Dec 12
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saturday 12 December 2020 Saturday of the 2nd week of Advent  or Our Lady of Guadalupe  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 79: 4, 2 Come and show us your face, O Lord, who are seated upon the Cherubim, and we will be saved. Collect: May the splendour of your glory dawn in our hearts, we pray, almighty God, that all shadows of the night may be scattered and we may be shown to be children of light by…

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Parish Devotion for Saturday 12th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Saturdays

Dec 12
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Saturday

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Daily Readings Sunday 13th December 2020 – 3rd Sunday of Advent 

Dec 13
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Sunday 13 December 2020 3rd Sunday of Advent Liturgical Colour: Rose or Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Phil 4: 4-5 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice. Indeed, the Lord is near. Collect: O God, who see how your people faithfully await the feast of the Lord’s Nativity, enable us, we pray, to attain the joys of so great a salvation and to celebrate them always with solemn worship and glad rejoicing. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives…

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Daily Readings Monday 14th December 2020

Dec 14
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Monday 14 December 2020 Saint John of the Cross, Priest, Doctor  on Monday of the 3rd week of Advent Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Gal 6: 14 May I never boast, except in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. Collect: O God, who gave the Priest Saint John an outstanding dedication to perfect self-denial and love of the Cross, grant that, by imitating him closely…

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Parish Devotion for Monday 14th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Mondays

Dec 14
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Monday

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Daily Readings Tuesday 15th December 2020

Dec 15
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Tuesday 15 December 2020 Tuesday of the 3rd week of Advent Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Zec 14: 5, 7 Behold, the Lord will come, and all his holy ones with him; and on that day there will be a great light. Collect: O God, who through your Only Begotten Son have made us a new creation, look kindly, we pray, on the handiwork of your mercy, and at your Son’s coming cleanse us from every stain of the old…

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Parish Devotion for Tuesday 15th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Tuesdays

Dec 15
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Tuesday

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Daily Readings Wednesday 16th December 2020

Dec 16
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Wednesday 16 December 2020 Wednesday of the 3rd week of Advent Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Hab 2: 3; 1 Cor 4: 5 The Lord will come and he will not delay. He will illumine what is hidden in darkness and reveal himself to all the nations. Collect: Grant, we pray, almighty God, that the coming solemnity of your Son may bestow healing upon us in this present life and bring us the rewards of life eternal. Through our Lord…

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Parish Devotion for Wednesday 16th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Wednesdays

Dec 16
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Wednesday

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Daily Readings Thursday 17th December 2020

Dec 17
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 17 December 2020 17 December Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Is 49: 13 Rejoice, O heavens, and exult, O earth, for our Lord will come to show mercy to his poor. Collect: O God, Creator and Redeemer of human nature, who willed that your Word should take flesh in an ever-virgin womb, look with favour on our prayers, that your Only Begotten Son, having taken to himself our humanity, may be pleased to grant us a share in…

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Parish Devotion for Thursday 17th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Thursdays

Dec 17
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Thursday

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Daily Readings Friday 18th December 2020

Dec 18
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Friday 18 December 2020 18 December Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Christ our King is coming, he is the Lamb foretold by John. Collect: Grant, we pray, almighty God, that we, who are weighed down from of old by slavery beneath the yoke of sin, may be set free by the newness of the long-awaited Nativity of your Only Begotten Son. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. First…

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Parish Devotion for Friday 18th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Fridays

Dec 18
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Daily Readings Saturday 19th December 2020

Dec 19
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saturday 19 December 2020 19 December Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Hewbrews 10: 37 He who is to come will come and will not delay, and now there will be no fear within our land, for he is our Saviour. Collect: O God, who through the child-bearing of the holy Virgin graciously revealed the radiance of your glory to the world, grant, we pray, that we may venerate with integrity of faith the mystery of so wondrous an Incarnation and…

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Parish Devotion for Saturday 19th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Saturdays

Dec 19
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Saturday

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Daily Readings Sunday 20th December 2020 – 4th Sunday of Advent

Dec 20
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Sunday 20 December 2020 4th Sunday of Advent Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Is 45: 8 Drop down dew from above, you heavens, and let the clouds rain down the Just One; let the earth be opened and bring forth a Saviour. Collect: Pour forth, we beseech you, O Lord, your grace into our hearts, that we, to whom the Incarnation of Christ your Son was made known by the message of an Angel, may by his Passion and Cross…

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Daily Readings Monday 21st December 2020

Dec 21
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Monday 21 December 2020 21 December (optional commemoration of Saint Peter Canisius, Priest, Doctor) Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Is 7: 14; 8: 10 The Lord and Ruler will be coming soon, and his name will be called Emmanuel, because he will be called God-with-us. Collect: Hear in kindness, O Lord, the prayers of your people, that those who rejoice at the coming of your Only Begotten Son in our flesh may, when at last he comes in glory, gain…

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Parish Devotion for Monday 21st December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Mondays

Dec 21
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Monday

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Daily Readings Tuesday 22nd December 2020

Dec 22
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Tuesday 22 December 2020 22 December Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 23: 7 O gates, lift high your heads; grow higher, ancient doors. Let him enter, the king of glory! Collect: O God, who, seeing the human race fallen into death, willed to redeem it by the coming of your Only Begotten Son, grant, we pray, that those who confess his Incarnation with humble fervour may merit his company as their Redeemer. Who lives and reigns with you in the…

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Parish Devotion for Tuesday 22nd December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Tuesdays

Dec 22
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Tuesday

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Daily Readings Wednesday 23rd December 2020

Dec 23
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Wednesday 23 December 2020 23 December  (optional commemoration of Saint John of Kęty, Priest) Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Is 9: 5; Ps 71: 17 A child shall be born for us, and he will be called God, the Almighty; every tribe of the earth shall be blest in him. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, as we see how the Nativity of your Son according to the flesh draws near, we pray that to us, your unworthy servants, mercy may…

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Parish Devotion for Wednesday 23rd December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Wednesdays

Dec 23
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Wednesday

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Daily Readings Thursday 24th December 2020

Dec 24
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Thursday 24 December 2020 24 December  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Gal 4: 4 Behold, when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son into the world. Collect: Come quickly, we pray, Lord Jesus, and do not delay, that those who trust in your compassion may find solace and relief in your coming. Who live and reign with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. First Reading: 2…

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Parish Devotion for Thursday 24th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Thursdays

Dec 24
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Thursday

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Daily Readings Friday 25th December 2020 – Christmas Day

Dec 25
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Friday 25 December 2020 Christmas Day - Mass during the Day (see also Vigil Mass, Midnight Mass and Mass at Dawn) Liturgical Colour: White. Readings for the daytime Mass on Christmas Day: Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Is 9: 5 A child is born for us, and a son is given to us; his sceptre of power rests upon his shoulder, and his name will be called Messenger of great counsel. Collect: O God, who wonderfully created the dignity of human nature and…

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Parish Devotion for Friday 25th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Fridays

Dec 25
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Miraculous Medal

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Daily Readings Saturday 26th December 2020 – Saint Stephen

Dec 26
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saturday 26 December 2020 Saint Stephen, the first Martyr - Feast Liturgical Colour: Red. Entrance Antiphon: The gates of heaven were opened for blessed Stephen,who was found to be first among the number of the Martyrs and therefore is crowned triumphant in heaven. Collect: Grant, Lord, we pray, that we may imitate what we worship, and so learn to love even our enemies, for we celebrate the heavenly birthday of a man who knew how to pray even for his persecutors. Through…

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Parish Devotion for Saturday 26th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Saturdays

Dec 26
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Saturday

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Daily Readings Sunday 27th December 2020 – The Holy Family

Dec 27
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Sunday 27 December 2020 The Holy Family Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Luke 2: 16 The shepherds went in haste, and found Mary and Joseph and the Infant lying in a manger. Collect: O God, who were pleased to give us the shining example of the Holy Family, graciously grant that we may imitate them in practising the virtues of family life and in the bonds of charity, and so, in the joy of your house, delight one day in eternal…

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Daily Readings Monday 28th December 2020

Dec 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Monday 28 December 2020 The Holy Innocents, Martyrs - Feast Liturgical Colour: Red. Entrance Antiphon: The innocents were slaughtered as infants for Christ; spotless, they follow the Lamb and sing for ever: Glory to you, O Lord. Collect: O God, whom the Holy Innocents confessed and proclaimed on this day, not by speaking but by dying, grant, we pray, that the faith in you which we confess with our lips may also speak through our manner of life. Through our Lord Jesus…

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Parish Devotion for Monday 28th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Mondays

Dec 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Monday

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Daily Readings Tuesday 29th December 2020

Dec 29
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Tuesday 29 December 2020 Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop, Martyr - Feast Liturgical Colour: Red. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps.118:46,47 In the presence of kings, O Lord, I will declare your will, for your commands have been my delight. Collect: O God, who gave the Martyr Saint Thomas Becket the courage to give up his life for the sake of justice, grant, through his intercession, that, renouncing our life for the sake of Christ in this world, we may find it in heaven. Through…

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Parish Devotion for Tuesday 29th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Tuesdays

Dec 29
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Tuesday

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Daily Readings Wednesday 30th December 2020

Dec 30
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Wednesday 30 December 2020 6th day within the octave of Christmas Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Wisdom 18: 14-15 When a profound silence covered all things and night was in the middle of its course, your all-powerful Word, O Lord, bounded from heaven’s royal throne. Collect: Grant, we pray, almighty God, that the newness of the Nativity in the flesh of your Only Begotten Son may set us free, for ancient servitude holds us bound beneath the yoke of sin. Through…

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Parish Devotion for Wednesday 30th December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Wednesdays

Dec 30
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Wednesday

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Daily Readings Thursday 31st December 2020

Dec 31
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Thursday 31 December 2020 7th day within the octave of Christmas (optional commemoration of Saint Silvester I, Pope) Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Is 9: 5 A child is born for us, and a son is given to us; his sceptre of power rests upon his shoulder, and his name will be called Messenger of great counsel. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who in the Nativity of your Son established the beginning and fulfilment of all religion, grant, we pray, that we…

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Parish Devotion for Thursday 31st December 2020 – Month of The Immaculate Conception – Thursdays

Dec 31
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Conception Thursday

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January 2021

Daily Reading Sunday 3rd January 2021

3rd January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Sunday 3 January 2021 2nd Sunday of Christmas  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Wisdom 18: 14-15 When a profound silence covered all things and night was in the middle of its course, your all-powerful Word, O Lord, bounded from heaven’s royal throne. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, splendour of faithful souls, graciously be pleased to fill the world with your glory, and show yourself to all peoples by the radiance of your light. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who…

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Daily Reading Monday 4th January 2021

4th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Monday 4 January 2021 4 January  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: A holy day has dawned upon us: Come, you nations, and adore the Lord, for a great light has come down upon the earth. Collect: Grant your people, O Lord, we pray, unshakeable strength of faith, so that all who profess that your Only Begotten Son is with you for ever in your glory and was born of the Virgin Mary in a body truly like our own may…

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Daily Reading Tuesday 5th January 2021

5th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Tuesday 5 January 2021 5 January  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 117: 26-27 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord: The Lord is God and has given us light. Collect: O God, who in the blessed child-bearing of the holy Virgin Mary kept the flesh of your Son free from the sentence incurred by the human race, grant, we pray, that we, who have been taken up into this new creation, may be freed from…

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Daily Reading Wednesday 6th January 2021

6th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Wednesday 6 January 2021 The Epiphany of the Lord - Mass of the Day  (see also Vigil Mass) Liturgical Colour: White. These readings are for the day of the feast itself: Entrance Antiphon: cf. Malachi 3: 1; 1 Chronicles 29: 12 Behold, the Lord, the Mighty One, has come; and kingship is in his grasp, and power and dominion. Collect: O God, who on this day revealed your Only Begotten Son to the nations by the guidance of a star,…

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Daily Reading Thursday 7th January 2021

7th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Thursday 7 January 2021 7 January  or Saint Raymond of Penyafort, Priest  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: cf. John 1: 1 In the beginning and before all ages, the Word was God and he humbled himself to be born the Saviour of the world. Collect: O God, who through your Son raised up your eternal light for all nations, grant that your people may come to acknowledge the full splendour of their Redeemer, that, bathed ever more in his radiance,…

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Daily Reading Friday 8th January 2021

8th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Friday 8 January 2021 8 January  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 111: 4 A light has risen in the darkness for the upright of heart; the Lord is generous, merciful and just. Collect: Grant, we ask, almighty God, that the Nativity of the Saviour of the world, made known by the guidance of a star, may be revealed ever more fully to our minds. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the…

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Daily Reading Saturday 9th January 2021

9th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Saturday 9 January 2021 9 January  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Galatians 4: 4-5 God sent his Son, born of a woman, so that we might receive adoption as children. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who through your Only Begotten Son have made us a new creation for yourself, grant, we pray, that by your grace we may be found in the likeness of him, in whom our nature is united to you. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity…

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Daily Reading Sunday 10th January 2021

10th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Sunday 10 January 2021 The Baptism of the Lord - Feast  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: cf. Matthew 3: 16-17 After the Lord was baptized, the heavens were opened, and the Spirit descended upon him like a dove, and the voice of the Father thundered: This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who, when Christ had been baptized in the River Jordan and as the Holy Spirit descended upon him, solemnly declared him…

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Daily Reading Monday 11th January 2021

11th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Sunday 17 January 2021 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 65: 4 All the earth shall bow down before you, O God, and shall sing to you, shall sing to your name, O Most High! Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who govern all things, both in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the pleading of your people and bestow your peace on our times. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with…

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Daily Reading Tuesday 12th January 2021

12th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Tuesday 12 January 2021 Tuesday of week 1 in Ordinary Time or Saint Aelred of Rievaulx, Abbot  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Upon a lofty throne, I saw a man seated, whom a host of angels adore, singing in unison: Behold him, the name of whose empire is eternal. Collect: Attend to the pleas of your people with heavenly care, O Lord, we pray, that they may see what must be done and gain strength to do what they have seen. Through…

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Daily Reading Wednesday 13th January 2021

13th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Wednesday 13 January 2021 Wednesday of week 1 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Hilary, Bishop, Doctor  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Upon a lofty throne, I saw a man seated, whom a host of angels adore, singing in unison: Behold him, the name of whose empire is eternal. Collect: Attend to the pleas of your people with heavenly care, O Lord, we pray, that they may see what must be done and gain strength to do what they have seen.…

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Daily Reading Thursday 14th January 2021

14th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Thursday 14 January 2021 Thursday of week 1 in Ordinary Time  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Upon a lofty throne, I saw a man seated, whom a host of angels adore, singing in unison: Behold him, the name of whose empire is eternal. Collect: Attend to the pleas of your people with heavenly care, O Lord, we pray, that they may see what must be done and gain strength to do what they have seen. Through our Lord Jesus Christ,…

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Daily Reading Friday 15th January 2021

15th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Friday 15 January 2021 Friday of week 1 in Ordinary Time  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Upon a lofty throne, I saw a man seated, whom a host of angels adore, singing in unison: Behold him, the name of whose empire is eternal. Collect: Attend to the pleas of your people with heavenly care, O Lord, we pray, that they may see what must be done and gain strength to do what they have seen. Through our Lord Jesus Christ,…

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Daily Reading Saturday 16th January 2021

16th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Saturday 16 January 2021 Saturday of week 1 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Upon a lofty throne, I saw a man seated, whom a host of angels adore, singing in unison: Behold him, the name of whose empire is eternal. Collect: Attend to the pleas of your people with heavenly care, O Lord, we pray, that they may see what must be done and gain strength to do what…

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Daily Reading Sunday 17th January 2021

17th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Sunday 17 January 2021 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 65: 4 All the earth shall bow down before you, O God, and shall sing to you, shall sing to your name, O Most High! Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who govern all things, both in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the pleading of your people and bestow your peace on our times. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with…

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Daily Reading Monday 18th January 2021

18th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Monday 18 January 2021 Monday of week 2 in Ordinary Time  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 65: 4 All the earth shall bow down before you, O God, and shall sing to you, shall sing to your name, O Most High! Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who govern all things, both in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the pleading of your people and bestow your peace on our times. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and…

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Daily Reading Tuesday 19th January 2021

19th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Tuesday 19 January 2021 Tuesday of week 2 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Wulstan, Bishop, Religious  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 65: 4 All the earth shall bow down before you, O God, and shall sing to you, shall sing to your name, O Most High! Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who govern all things, both in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the pleading of your people and bestow your peace on our times. Through our Lord Jesus Christ,…

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Daily Reading Wednesday 20th January 2021

20th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Wednesday 20 January 2021 Wednesday of week 2 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Fabian, Pope, Martyr  or Saint Sebastian, Martyr  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 65: 4 All the earth shall bow down before you, O God, and shall sing to you, shall sing to your name, O Most High! Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who govern all things, both in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the pleading of your people and bestow your peace on our times. Through…

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Daily Reading Thursday 21st January 2021

21st January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Thursday 21 January 2021 Saint Agnes, Virgin, Martyr  on Thursday of week 2 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Red. Entrance Antiphon: Behold, now she follows the Lamb who was crucified for us, powerful in virginity, modesty her offering, a sacrifice on the altar of chastity. Or: Blessed is the virgin who by denying herself and taking up her cross imitated the Lord, the spouse of virgins and prince of martyrs. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who choose what is weak in…

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Daily Reading Friday 22nd January 2021

22nd January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Friday 22 January 2021 Friday of week 2 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Vincent, Deacon, Martyr  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 65: 4 All the earth shall bow down before you, O God, and shall sing to you, shall sing to your name, O Most High! Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who govern all things, both in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the pleading of your people and bestow your peace on our times. Through our Lord Jesus Christ,…

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Daily Reading Saturday 23rd January 2021

23rd January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Saturday 23 January 2021 Saturday of week 2 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 65: 4 All the earth shall bow down before you, O God, and shall sing to you, shall sing to your name, O Most High! Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who govern all things, both in heaven and on earth, mercifully hear the pleading of your people and bestow your peace on our times. Through our…

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Daily Reading Sunday 24th January 2021

24th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Sunday 24 January 2021 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Sunday of the Word of God)  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: cf. Psalm 95: 1, 6 O sing a new song to the Lord; sing to the Lord, all the earth. In his presence are majesty and splendour, strength and honour in his holy place. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, direct our actions according to your good pleasure, that in the name of your beloved Son we may abound in good works.…

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Daily Reading Monday 25th January 2021

25th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Monday 25 January 2021 The Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle - Feast  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: 2 Timothy 1: 12; 4: 8 I know the one in whom I have believed and I am sure that he, the just judge, the mighty, will keep safe what is my due until that day. Collect: O God, who taught the whole world through the preaching of the blessed Apostle Paul, draw us, we pray, nearer to you through the example of him…

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Daily Reading Tuesday 26th January 2021

26th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Tuesday 26 January 2021 Saints Timothy and Titus, Bishops  on Tuesday of week 3 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 95: 3-4 Tell among the nations his glory, and his wonders among all the peoples, for the Lord is great and highly to be praised. Collect: O God, who adorned Saints Timothy and Titus with apostolic virtues, grant, through the intercession of them both, that, living justly and devoutly in this present age, we may merit to…

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Daily Reading Wednesday 27th January 2021

27th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Wednesday 27 January 2021 Wednesday of week 3 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Angela Merici, Virgin  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: cf. Psalm 95: 1, 6 O sing a new song to the Lord; sing to the Lord, all the earth. In his presence are majesty and splendour, strength and honour in his holy place. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, direct our actions according to your good pleasure, that in the name of your beloved Son we may abound in good…

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Daily Reading Thursday 28th January 2021

28th January 2021
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass

Thursday 28 January 2021 Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest, Doctor  on Thursday of week 3 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: cf. Sirach 15: 5 In the midst of the Church he opened his mouth, and the Lord filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding and clothed him in a robe of glory. Or: Psalm 36: 30-31 The mouth of the just man utters wisdom, and his tongue tells forth what is just; the law of his…

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