News sheet – 4th Sunday of Advent

23rd December 2018

ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE MASS
Please note that in this form of the Mass, the Church asks us to receive Holy Communion on the tongue and – if physically able – kneeling.  Confessions are available before and after Mass. Refreshments are available in the church hall after Mass – please come and join us, especially if this is your first visit to Christ the King.

STANDING ORDERS
All but £50 of our Latin Mass collection money goes to support Christ the King Parish. If you would like to help to ensure the continuing presence of the FSSP at Bedford, please consider setting up a standing order to them. These need to be set up by you through your bank: account name: FSSP England (Reading); sort code 30-93-04; account number 02027330. Gift Aid forms are also available by request. Thank you.

MASS ON CHRISTMAS DAY and COLLECTION FOR THE BEDFORD APOSTOLATE
Low Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday 25th December at 8.30 am. By  kind agreement of the Parish Priest, Fr Patrick Hutton, the collection money from this Mass will go to support the work of the FSSP Bedford Apostolate. If you want to make a personal gift to the FSSP priests, then please do so outside of the collections, making it clear that it is for their personal use. Thank you.

EPIPHANY HOUSE BLESSINGS
Epiphanytide house blessings for the Bedford Latin Mass faithful will be bestowed on the weekend of 12th/13th January (alternative dates can be arranged if necessary). The blessings involve going through each room with Epiphany water and blessed incense, as well as marking the initials of the 3 Magi above the front door of the home. Please sign the sheet available today if you would like your home blessed.

PARISH QUIZ NIGHT 2019
Our Quiz Night with Fish and Chip Supper is on Friday 25th January 2019 at 7.30pm. Tickets are now available; please see Barbara. Perhaps we could form a team or teams?

BARN DANCE 2019
A date for your new diary – following the great success of the Barn Dance at Christ the King in July, Mick Wooldridge returns as caller on Friday 10th May 2019.

Felicem Domini Nativitatis diem!

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