ADVENT WEEK 1
AFTERNOONS of REFLECTION for ADVENT
During Advent, there will be a time to look at some aspects of the exhortation of Pope Francis entitled ‘Gaudete et Exultate’ (‘Rejoice and be Glad’) and reflect on the joys of this Season and of Christmastime which is its fulfilment.
The sessions will take place on Mondays 3rd, 10th, and 17th December at 1.30pm in Cathedral House. All are most welcome.
The Source will take place in the Cathedral on Wednesday 5 December. The evening will commence at 6.30pm where hot chocolate will be served by Couples for Christ, bringing us all into the mood for Christmas. Popular worship band Expedition will perform from 7.00pm – 8.30pm and their will be the usual refreshments
BIG CHRISTMAS SING
Newcastle upon Tyne Catholic schools partnership are holding their ‘Big Christmas Sing’ here in the Cathedral on Thursday 6 December at 1.30pm. All are welcome.
CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
The Cathedral Carol Service will take place on Thursday 20 December at 7.00pm.
ADVENT RECONCILIATION DAY
On Saturday 22 December there will be the usual Advent reconciliation day. It is always a very simple and reflective day in which we celebrate the Mercy of God. All are welcome to attend. The day will be as follows:
12.noonReconciliation Service with Bishop Séamus
12.30pmIndividual Confessions until 4.00pm
4.00pmBenediction of the Blessed Sacrament