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NEWSLETTER

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament:  Friday 6th December 8-9pm

Quiet Prayer and Reflection:  During Advent, the Church will be open on Saturday mornings until 12.30pm for quiet prayer and reflection.

The God who speaks:   2020 The Year of the Word:  This year we are encouraged to give the scriptures more of a place in our lives and to allow God’s Word to speak to us.   This means opening our hearts to prayer, fully listening to what God says to us and how we are guided to see his presence in our busy lives.   For more information go to godwhospeaks.uk.

Fridays of Advent Fr Michael invites you to come and join him for a prayerful reflection on the coming Sunday’s readings during Advent.   Fridays 6pm in the Priest’s House.  The form of prayer is traditionally called Lectio Divina.  All welcome.

Christmas Mass Times:  Please see tab or collect a leaflet from the porch.

All Saints, Putney Common:  Please note there will be no service at All Saints on Christmas Eve or on the following Saturdays – 28th December and 4th January.  6pm Mass at All Saints will resume on 11th January.

Parish Christmas Fair:  The Parish Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday 7th December 12-3pm ar OLV School.   Please do come along.   There will be lots of stalls:  refreshments, mulled wine, cakes, tombola’s, face-painting, children’s crafts and a special visit from Father Christmas.    Cake donations on the day please.

St Simon’s Christmas Concert:  Sunday 15th December at 3.30pm followed by refreshments in the Parish Hall.  All welcome.

NSPCC Appeal:   Please remember the children and teens in the care of the NSPCC when you are doing your Christmas shopping.  By buying an extra gift or toy you can help make Christmas special for these young people, while knowing that you are doing an something extra in the true spirit of the season.   Please bring your gifts to Church on Sunday 15th December.  Thank you for your generosity.

Primary School Applications:  If you are making an application to OLV School, please deliver directly to the school.  All other applications should be delivered to the Parish Office for Canon Michael to consider.

Glass Door Night Shelter:  This year, St Margaret’s, Putney are opening their doors and hosting Glass Door Night Shelter on Sunday evening , starting 17th November until 5th April 2020.  We are looking for volunteers to join a rota (commitment once a month).  If you can help, please contact the Parish Office.

Music at Mass:  If you would like to find out more about joining the choir or music-making at St Simon’s, please contact the Parish Office.

Mass Intentions: If you would like to book a Mass Intention, please take an envelope in the Porch or contact the Parish Office

Readers for Family Mass:  If your child would like to read at the monthly family mass.  Please contact liturgyforchildren@gmail.com.

Marriage 2019 If you are planning to get married at St Simon’s or somewhere else in 2019, we ask that you arrange to meet with Canon Michael to arrange preparations.   Please note that six months notice will be required before the marriage.   Please contact the Parish Office.

Baptism 2019 If you would like your child to be Baptised in the Parish, please contact the Parish Office to arrange a meeting with Canon Michael.  Please note that at least two months notice is required.

EMAIL ADDRESS:   putney@rcaos.org.uk