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Christmas Events and Mass Times

Christmas Mass Card

Unless otherwise indicated, all events are at St David and St Patrick’s Church.

Thursday 10th December, 7:00pm: Youth Christmas Concert with Neyland Ladies Choir.

Friday 18th December, 6:30pm: Penitential Service with visiting priests.

Friday 18th – Sunday 20th December: Youth Retreat – Charismatic gifts of the Spirit.

Sunday 20th December 10:00am: Sunday Mass led by the Youth.

 

Wednesday 23rd December 10:00am: Mass

Wednesday 23rd December 10:30am: Confessions

 

Thursday 24th December, Christmas Eve, 10:00am: Mass

Thursday 24th December, Christmas Eve, 9:30pm: Congregational Carols

Thursday 24th December, Christmas Eve, 10:00pm: Midnight Mass

 

Friday 25th December, Christmas Day, 10:00am: Mass

Friday 25th December, Christmas Day, 11:30am: Mass (Immaculate Conception Church, Narberth).

 

Saturday 26th December, St Stephen’s Day, 6:00pm: Vigil Mass of Sunday

 

Sunday 27th December, Feast of the Holy Family, 10:00am: Mass

Sunday 27th December, Feast of the Holy Family, 5:00pm: Mass (Immaculate Conception Church, Narberth)

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Starbucks Red Cup.

There seems to be a lot of ink being spilled over the controversy that is the ‘red cup’ of Starbucks and whether it is for or against Christmas. While not getting much attention in the UK, it’s a hot topic in the US!

red cup 2

For those who don’t know, Starbucks have a new Christmas cup and it’s plain red. That’s it, no holly, no snowflakes and certainly no baby Jesus. But is it making an anti-christian statement by being so plain, or is it trying to do something Christmasy by being red (and not white)?
Perhaps it’s time, as Advent approaches, that as Christians we stopped criticising the colour of cups and what they may or may not stand for, and stood up for ourselves and what we stand for. We stand for our wonderful Christmas message that God became man – for us. What a great gift. Do we know what we are for and do we proclaim that message?

Happy New Year!

2015

Happy New Year to you and all your families! With every good wish and blessing for 2015!

Fr Owen, Fr Liam and Deacon Tony would like to say thank you for all the many messages of good wishes, cards, boxes of chocolates, bottles of wine and financial gifts you have given us over this Christmas season. You have been very kind and most generous to us all, and we keep you very much in our prayers. Thank you.