Calendar

 2014
Friday 19th December: 7.00pm – 8.00pm Penitential Service: With refreshments, pizza, games, afterwards until 8.30pm
CHRISTMAS – 2014CHRISTMAS EVE – Wednesday 24th DecemberSt. Anselm’s:
6:00pm Vigil Mass
12:00pm Midnight Mass
 
CHRISTMAS DAY – Thursday 25th December

St. Anselm’s:
8:30am,10:30am Masses

No 6:30pm Mass

St. George’s South Darenth:
9:30am Mas

2013

PALM SUNDAY of the Passion of Our Lord – 24th MarchPalms will be blessed at all MassesSt. Anselm’s:
8:30am Mass
10:30am Solemn Entrance
4:00pm Stations of the Cross
6:30pm Mass

St. George’s South Darenth:
9:30am Mass

 
MONDAY in HOLY WEEK – 25th MarchSt. Anselm’s:
10:00am Mass followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) from 10:30am
8:00pm Stations of the Cross and Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
 
TUESDAY in HOLY WEEK – 26th MarchSt. Anselm’s:
10:00am Mass followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) from 10:30am
8:00pm Stations of the Cross and Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
 
WEDNESDAY in HOLY WEEK – 27th MarchSt. Anselm’s:
9:00am MassSt. George’s Cathedral:
11:30am Mass of Chrism

St. Anselm’s:
8:00pm Stations of the Cross and Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

 
MAUNDY THURSDAY – 28th MarchSt. Anselm’s:
10:00am Office of Readings and Morning Prayer – no morning MassSt. Anselm’s:
8:00pm Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Reception of the Holy Oils, Washing of Feet
followed by Procession to the Altar of Repose
and Watching until 11:30pm
Night Prayer of the Church at 11:50pm
 
GOOD FRIDAY – 29th MarchA Day of Fasting and AbstinenceSt. Anselm’s:
10:00am Office of Readings and Morning Prayer of the church

Silent Procession of Witness:
West Hill route leaves Christchurch at 10:30am,
St. Anselm’s at 10:45am,
Spital Street Methodist Church at 10:50am,
arriving at One Bell Corner at 11:00am

St. Anselm’s:
12:30pm Stations of the Cross
3:00pm Solemn Liturgy of THE LORD’S PASSION and DEATH including Children’s Liturgy

St. George’s South Darenth:
6:30pm Stations of the Cross and veneration of the Relic of the True Cross

St. Anselm’s:
From 8:00pm Prayer around the Cross including veneration of the Relic of the True Cross

 
HOLY SATURDAY – 30th MarchThe Vigil of EasterSt. Anselm’s:
10:00am Office of Readings and Morning Prayer followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)No 6:00pm Mass8:30pm The Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter
Blessing of the New Fire, the Paschal Candle, Easter Proclamation, Liturgy of the Word,
Baptism and Reception into Full Communion with the Catholic Church of Catechumens and Candidates, Renewal of Baptismal Promises and the First Mass of Easter.
 
EASTER SUNDAY – 31st MarchTHE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRISTSt. Anselm’s:
8:30am,10:30am,6:30pm MassesSt. George’s South Darenth:
9:30am Mass
 
EASTER MONDAY – 1st AprilSt. Anselm’s:
10:00am Mass 
The Most Holy Trinity – Sunday 26th MayTrinity Sunday is the last date for fulfilling the precept of Easter Communion.
 
Feast of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady – Thursday 15th August