"Come to me, all who are weary and whose load is heavy - I will give you rest." - Matthew 11-28
The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
Church Calendar - 2018/2019
the parish church of st mary the virgin

Service Times
Winter Pattern of worship for Weekdays
8am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Morning Prayer
8am Wednesday and Friday Holy Communion
5.30pm Every day Evening Prayer
Sundays   8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.45 am Parish Eucharist
  5.30 pm Evensong
Note: any changes to service times or additional services will be posted on the notice board inside the church porch and also on the church website under 'parish events'.
Our Christmas Star
Church Calendar - December 2018
 2nd  1st Sunday of Advent
 3rd  Francis Xavier, missionary, 1552
 4th  John of Damascus, monk, teacher of the faith, c.749
 6th  Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c.326 (Dedication of the Cathedral)
 7th  Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, teacher of the faith, 397
 8th  Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
 9th  2nd Sunday of Advent
12th  Ember Day
13th  Lucy, martyr, 304
14th  John of the Cross, poet, teacher of the faith, 1591
14th  Ember Day
15th  Ember Day
16th  3rd Sunday of Advent
17th  O Sapientia
17th  Eglantyne Jebb, founder of 'Save the Children'
23rd  4th Sunday of Advent
24th  Christmas Eve
25th  Christmas Day
26th  Stephen, deacon, first martyr
27th  John, apostle, evangelist
28th  The holy innocents
29th  Thomas Becket, archbishop, martyr
30th  1st Sunday of Christmas
Church Calendar - January 2019
 1st  The Naming and Circumcision of Jesus
 2nd  Basil the Great and Gregory of Nazianzus, bishops, teachers, 379 &389
 6th  The Epiphany
11th  Aelred, abbot of Rievaulx, 1167
12th  Benedict Biscop, abbot of Wearmouth, 689
13th  2nd Sunday of Epiphany, Baptism of Christ
17th  Antony of Egypt, hermit, 356
18th-25th  Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
19thv  Wulfstan, bishop of Worcester, 1095
20th  3rd Sunday of Epiphany
21st  Agnes, child martyr at Rome, 304
24th  Francis de Sales, bishop of Geneva, teacher of the faith, 1622
25th  Conversion of Paul
26th  Timothy and Titus, companions of Paul
27th  4th Sunday of Epiphany
28th  Thomas Aquinas, philosopher, 1274
30th  Charles, king, 1649


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