In the next 12 months

Below are a collection of key dates, events and general 'goings on' within the parish, cunningly divided into an easily digestible month by month basis

01 February 2020

Sunday Services in February

Sunday 2nd February
Presentation of the Lord
1st Reading: Malachi 3: 1-4
2nd Reading: Hebrews 2: 14-18
Gospel: Luke 2: 22-32 (33-40)
Sunday 9th February
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (3rd before Lent)
1st Reading: Isaiah 58: 7-10
2nd Reading: 1 Corinthians 2: 1-12 (13-16) 
Gospel: Matthew 5: 13-20

03 February 2020

Feast of Saint Blaise - 3rd February

On Monday 3rd February the Blessing of Throats is observed on the Feast of Saint Blaise at evening Mass in St Saviours Church.  At the Blessing of Throats two crossed candles, are held over the heads or against the throats of the people being blessed, whilst the blessing is given. 

The Blessing of Throats is to help preserve from diseases of the throat and respiratory system.

16 February 2020

Sunday Services in February cont

Sunday 16th February
6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (2nd before Lent)
1st Reading: Ecclus 15: 15-20 
2nd Reading: 1 Corinthians 2: 6-10
Gospel: Matthew 5: 17-37 
Sunday 23rd February
7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (next before Lent)
1st Reading: Lev 19: 1-28, 17-18 
2nd Reading: 1 Corinthians 3: 16-23 
Gospel: Matthew 5: 38-48                              



25 February 2020

Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday - Traditionally the time when we make our confession (we are shriven) before the solemn season of Lent.

A time also when we eat up all the fats and carbohydrates in the house before the great fast begins! Hence the tradition of pancakes!

26 February 2020

Ash Wednesday

The first day of Lent, the season of fasting and prayer in preparation for the great joys of Easter and the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday.

8:00am - A Low Mass with Ashing at St Mary-on-Paddington Green

6.30pm - A Solemn Mass with Ashing at St Saviour, Warwick Avenue

School Ashing service during the school day

ASH WEDNESDAY - Readings  

1st Reading: Joel 2: 12-18 
2nd Reading: II Corinthians 5:20 - 6:2  
Gospel: Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18