Grow in Faith: Every Wednesday after 6pm Mass in the Convent. We reflect on the following week’s Gospel Reading.


First Communion Class every Monday at 4:00 pm in the Convent 

Advent & Christmas Services

Thursday 13th December

The Mayor’s Carol Service at 6:00pm


Friday 14th  December

Parish Penitential Service at 6:00pm

  Thursday 20th  December

The Nativity Play at 6:00pm

Sunday 23rd December-4th Sunday of Advent

The blessing of  Cribs (or images of the Child Jesus)

 Monday 24th December- Christmas Eve

6:00pm- Vigil Mass

11:30pm Carols & Readings in Preparation for Solemn Mass of the Nativity at Midnight.

 Tuesday 25th December – Christmas Day

11:00 am – Holy Mass of Christmas Day


Fr Jimmy wishes you all a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year and thanks you all for your kind support

 Please invite your family and friends, and any lapsed Catholics you might know, to come with you to the celebrations over the Advent and Christmas seasons.   Your invitation could be the encouragement they need to come to the Sacraments.

 You are very welcome at St Michael’s Church

Parish social event for our senior parishioners in the Church Hall between 12 noon and 2 pm on Thursday 13th December.

There’ll be lovely warming soup and delicious sandwiches, followed by apple crumble and custard, with tea or coffee; a local singing group will come along to entertain us with some jolly seasonal songs.

Arrangements have been made to provide free transport in a minibus.

Please speak to Richard Roche-Saunders or Janet Gwynn to let us know if you’d like to come along; there’s also a sign-up list at the back of the church, or give Richard a ring on 623169 or Janet on 07773 697771.  We’d like to have some idea of numbers by Tuesday 11th December please.

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