Midweek Feast Days and Festivals

DATES FOR 2016/2017

see below or download here: 2016-2017-feasts-and-festivals-leaflet

St James the Great, Hanslope and SS Simon & Jude, Castlethorpe

 Feasts & Festivals 2016/2017

 Special services marking the Journey through the Church Year

Sunday 27th November 2016

ADVENT SUNDAY

Advent Meditation in Words and Music

Hanslope at 6.00pm

Sunday 18th December

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE

Castlethorpe Church 6.00pm

CHRISTMAS EVE

3.00pm Hanslope Crib Service

5.00pm Castlethorpe Crib Service

11.30pm Midnight Mass at Hanslope

CHRISTMAS DAY

Usual 9.30am and 11.00am services

 

Friday 6th January 2017

THE EPIPHANY

The arrival of the Three Wise Men

7.00pm Sung Mass and Procession

at Hanslope followed by refreshments

 

Sunday 8th January

THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

9.30am and 11.00am Sung Mass

 

Thursday 2nd February

CANDLEMASS

The Presentation of the Lord

Sung Mass & Candlelit Procession

at Hanslope at 7.30pm

followed by refreshments

 

~~LENT 2017~~

Wednesday 1st March

ASH WEDNESDAY

The first of Lent’s 40 days

Sung Mass with Ashing

at Castlethorpe at 7.30pm

Sunday 26th March

MOTHERING SUNDAY

Services at both Churches

Castlethorpe at 9.30am

and Hanslope at 11.00am

 

~~HOLY WEEK 2017~~

Sunday 9th April

PALM SUNDAY

Jesus arrives at Jerusalem

Sung Mass in each Church

at 9.30am and 11.00am

Holy Monday 10th April

Stations of the Cross

Hanslope Church at 7.30pm

Holy Tuesday 11th April

Mass & Devotional Address

Castlethorpe 7.30pm

Holy Wednesday 12th April

11.30am Chrism Mass

at Lichfield Cathedral

Mass for Wholeness & Healing

Hanslope Church at 7.30pm

Thursday 13th April

MAUNDY THURSDAY

Mass of the Last Supper

at Castlethorpe at 7.30pm

followed by Vigil of Prayer

8.45pm – Midnight

Friday 14th April

GOOD FRIDAY

11.00am The Good Friday Walk from Castlethorpe Church to Hanslope

2.00pm The Good Friday Liturgy

at Castlethorpe

Saturday 15th April

HOLY SATURDAY

The Resurrection Night

Vigil, Service of Light &

First Mass in the Resurrection Night

at Hanslope at 9.00pm

with celebratory refreshments

Sunday 16th April

EASTER DAY

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

Sung Mass in the two Churches

as usual at 9.30am and 11.00am

 

Sunday 7th May

MAY DEVOTION

Hanslope at 6.00pm

 

Thursday 25th May

ASCENSION DAY

Jesus returns to the Father

Sung Mass at Hanslope 7.30pm followed by refreshments

 

Sunday 4th June

PENTECOST

The coming of the Holy Spirit

Usual services at each Church

 

Thursday 15th June

CORPUS CHRISTI

Thanksgiving for the Holy Eucharist

Sung Mass and Procession

at SS Mary & Giles, Stony Stratford

at 7.30pm followed by a late supper

 

Monday 29th May

NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE

to Walsingham

 

Sunday 23rd July

ST JAMES THE GREAT

Hanslope’s Patron Saint

Joint Parish Celebration at 11.00am

 

Monday 7th August – Friday 11th August

WALSINGHAM YOUTH PILGRIMAGE 2017

 

Tuesday 15th August

THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

Mother of Our Lord

Sung Mass at Castlethorpe at 7.30pm

 

Monday 28th August

WALSINGHAM PILGRIMAGE FOR HEALING AND RENEWAL

 

HARVEST CELEBRATIONS

Dates and details to follow

 

Sunday 29th October

SS SIMON & JUDE

Castlethorpe’s Patron Saints

Joint Parish Patronal Festival

at Castlethorpe at 10.30am

 

Thursday 2nd November

ALL SOULS’ DAY

The Faithful Departed

Sung Mass Castlethorpe at 7.30pm

 

Sunday 12th November

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

9.15am at Castlethorpe

and 11.00am at Hanslope

 

Sunday 26th November

CHRIST THE KING

 

NORMAL SERVICE TIMES

Main Sunday Eucharists

 Castlethorpe 9.30am

Hanslope 11.00am

Weekday Masses

Castlethorpe Tuesday 7.00pm

Hanslope Wednesday 7.00pm*

Hanslope Thursday 9.15am

followed by Coffee 9.45-10.30am

*8.00pm if a Healing Mass, dates below

 

SERVICES FOR WHOLENESS & HEALING

 Will be held at Hanslope at 8.00pm Wednesdays January 25th, April 12th (at 7.30pm), May 31st, July 26th, September 27th & November 29th.

MORE INFORMATION

Telephone

Fr Gary Ecclestone

on 01908 337936

http://www.stjameshanslope.org

 

Director of Music

Alex Allcock-Rouse

01296 711918

 

 

 

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