Weekly notices

Advent Sunday,
Year A
27th November, 2022

Services this week
All services are live streamed via the Parish website.

Tonight:

6.00 p.m. Advent Carol Service
The Sovereign Singers, dir. Harry Castle

Mass: 1st Week in Advent, Year 1

Tuesday        12.30 p.m.   Requiem
Lenthall House, Littleton House

Wednesday    9.15 a.m.    School Mass
5.30 p.m.    No Choral Evensong with the Pimlico Musical Foundation
6.30 p.m.    No Mass
Glastonbury House, Gloucester Street

Thursday       9.30 a.m.     Feria
Longmore St, Lowther House

Friday           10.00 a.m.     Feria
Lupus St, Lutyens House

Saturday        9.30 a.m.     St Francis Xavier
Maitland House, Marryatt House

Second Sunday in Advent, Year A

8.00 a.m.      Holy Communion (trad. language)
Matineau House, Melrose House
10.30 a.m.    Sung Mass
Parish & Congregation
6.00 p.m.       Choral Evensong & Benediction

dates for the diary

Today: Parish Pray-ers meet after the 10.30 a.m.. Mass.

Flyers with Christmas services available for distribution around the parish. Please tick off roads/blocks and then distribute.

Wednesday: Earth Sun and the Stars, 7.00-8.00 p.m., A selection of winter choral favourites with the Pimlico Musical Foundation Choir, Pimlico Children’s Choir, Pimlico Chorus and local schools. Tickets: £8, £5

www.pimlicomusicalfoundation.org.uk

Christmas Services

Tuesday, 13th December
7.00 p.m.    Service of Nine Lessons & Carols by candlelight
with the Pimlico Musical Foundation Choirs & Inner Voices
Tickets for this service may be reserved free at
linktr.ee/stgabrielschristmas

Thursday, 15th December
7.00 p.m.   Service of Nine Lessons & Carols by candlelight
with the St Gabriel’s Choir & Brass Quintet

Christmas Eve

4.00 p.m.    Crib Service
with members of the Pimlico Musical Foundation Choirs
11.30 p.m.  Midnight Mass & blessing of the crib

Christmas Day

8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion (trad. language)
10.30 a.m.  Sung Mass (inc. Haydn’s Little Organ Mass)

Confirmation: if you would like to know more about the Christian faith or to be confirmed, please see Fr Owen

Sponsor a Pipe. We hope to raise £50,000 towards the total cost of £340,000 to renew the organ (If you would like further details or a sponsorship form, please contact Fr Owen or David King).

Concerts

3.00 p.m., Sunday 4th December
There is a Song
A concert with the Starling Voices
www.starlingarts.com

7.30 p.m. Thursday, 8th December

A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten
and works by Stephen Paulus, Marjorie Hess and Paul Ayres, plus traditional carols.
Chandos Chamber Choir with award winning Welsh Harpist, Catrin Meek.
Tickets: £15
chandoschamberchoir.org.uk 

7.00 p.m., Saturday, 10th December
A Colle Voce Christmas by candlelight
Colle Voce Singers, conductor Aidan Coburn
Carols for all to join in, interval wine and mince pies
www.collevocesingers.com

7.00 p.m., Saturday, 17th December
Doors open at 6.30 p.m., unreserved seating 
Christmas with the Holst Singers

This not-to-be-missed Christmas Concert will bring together both well knows Christmas classics, and lesser-known festive choral music.

With Stephen Layton at the helm this promises to be a truly memorable event which will breathe fresh joy into the music that makes this time of the year so very special. 
Programme will include Warlock’s Bethlehem Down, Howells’ A Spotless Rose and Tavener’s The Lamb – full programme to be announced. Please sign up to our newsletter and follow us on social media to be the first to hear.
Tickets: £18 before 1st December, then £20 in advance, £22 on the door

www.holstsingers.com

Sponsor a Pipe. We hope to raise £50,000 towards the total cost of £340,000 to renew the organ. If you would like further details or a sponsorship form, please contact Fr Owen or David King.