We will meet next on 23 October at 7.30 pm in the hall.
This Sunday: Pentecost 20
This Sunday, 27 October, we keep the twentieth Sunday after Pentecost. The 8 am mass has no hymns and a sermon while the 9.30 mass starts with the rite of asperges, the sprinkling of holy water to cleanse us. It has hymns with a choir and a sermon, and there is a cup of tea after the mass There will be said Evensong with no hymns from the Book of Common Prayer at 4 pm this Sunday.
Notice is given of a special vestry meeting to consider the budget, and special motion on Sunday, 27 October, 2019, at 11 am. The report is now available at the back of the church.
Every month, usually on the first Friday, we remember at a special requiem all those whose year’s mind falls in that month, the recently departed, and any others for whom prayers are requested. Our next monthly requiem is on Friday 1 November, at 5.15 pm.
Saturday, 2nd November, is the great feast of All Souls, where we particularly pray for all the departed. There will one requiem mass that day at 11 am. Please write any names you want remembered on the list available at the back of the church. Note that all who died in the last twelve months should already be on the list – check before adding them again. The usual monthly requiem for all whose anniversaries fall in November will be on Friday 1 November.
Next Sunday: All Saints
Next Sunday, 3 November, we keep the the Feast of All Saints. The 8 am mass has no hymns and a sermon while the 9.30 mass starts with a procession. It has hymns with a choir and a sermon, and there is morning tea afterwards. There will be said Evensong with no hymns from the Book of Common Prayer at 4 pm this Sunday.
This meets next on Sunday 3 November, 2019 at 11 am.
Cell of Our Lady of Walsingham
Every month, usually on the first Saturday, we have a special mass in devotion to Our Lady. Our parish has a special devotion ot Our Lady of Walsingham, the famous pilgrimage site in England, and has a wonderful statue of Mary in her role there. The Cell meets next on Saturday 9 November at 9 am for mass followed by a shared breakfast.
Parish Council meets next on Sunday 10 November, 2019 at 11 am.
Our next meeting will be on 16 November for our final mass and lunch for the year – details soon.
Fellowship Christmas Lunch
A date for your diary: The Fellowship Christmas lunch will be on Tuesday 19 November at 12 noon. We will try a different venue this year – The Watermark Hotel at Glenelg, which provides an extensive buffet lunch. The price is $19 for seniors. More details later.
The Lodge Service
Once a month we hold an Anglican service in the local nursing home, The Lodge, at Wayville. Our next service there is Wednesday 20 November at 11.15 am.
Christ the King
This feast day will be on Sunday, 24 November. The guest preacher will be Fr Matthew Anstey.