18. December, 2016Church News, Feature, Ladyewell News Comments Off


4th Sunday of Advent Year A
Sunday 18th December 2016 Time   Location
Sunday 18th December 10am Helen St Mary’s



People of the Parish

St Mary’s
Monday 19th December 9am


Betty A Jerome

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St Mary’s


Tuesday 20th December 9am


The  Hawkins Family

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

Wednesday 21st December

St Peter Canisius



The Farrey Family

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

Thursday 22nd December 9am


The Kilbane Family

Sick and Needy

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

Friday 23rd December 12noon


Joe Holliday RIP St Mary’s


Saturday 24th December 9am



Fathers Ernest & Mario

Carol Service

Vigil Mass. Nellie Donnelly RIP

St Mary’s

St Mary’s

St Mary’s




Please pray for the sick Elsie Wilson, Derrick Booth, Cynthia Holden,

Anne Swarbrick and all in Preston Private Nursing Home.


Collection last Sunday  £376.50                      Numbers attending 126



First Sunday of each month at the end of Mass anyone who will be having a birthday in that month come forward for a blessing.









We congratulate Father Mario on his new apostolate as the Priest Chaplain to

Corpus Christie High School and Our Lady’s High School, we owe him our prayers.





Preston Food Bank. Would be grateful for donations of food or toiletries. These maybe left at the back of the Church. Thank You.



Marriage Preparation Courses: will commence on Saturday 19th January 2017 at St Clare’s Church, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood. For more information please contact Rory & Sian Martin 07930 249 203



Advent Service of Reconciliation .   Monday 19th December at St. Clare’s Church,

Green Lane, Fulwood at 7 pm


Christmas Mass Times at St. Mary’s


Friday 23rd December                          6pm-7pm    Confession (St Mary’s)

Saturday 24th December                      9am            Holy Mass

6pm           Carols

6.30pm      Vigil Mass


Sunday 25th December                         10am          Holy Mass


Saturday 31st December                       1pm            Nuptial Mass


Sunday 1st January 2017                      10am          Holy Mass

3pm           Holy Mass



Pot Wreaths will be on sale on Sunday18th  December. Priced at £5.00 for the



Church Flowers for  Christmas at St Mary’s. Envel0pes will be at the back of Church       Sunday 11th December donations would be appreciated.        


       Ladyewell House will close on Saturday 17th December and re open on Saturday 7th

       January 2017. Prayer room and grounds will be open