Weekly notices

Advent Sunday, Year C
28th November, 2021

All services are live streamed via the Parish website.

Services this week
Services may be changed or cancelled at short notice

8.00 a.m.      Holy Communion (trad. language) 
Kirkstall House, Langdale House
10.30 a.m.    Sung Mass with Children’s Church                                   
Parish and Congregation
Heaven’s Gate Mass at the Parish House 
6.00 p.m.  Advent Carol Service
The Sovereign Singers, dir. Harry Castle
7.30 p.m. No Mass

Mass:  1st Week in Advent, Year 2   

Tuesday        9.30 a.m.  St Andrew
Lenthall House, Longmore Street

Wednesday   9.15 a.m.       School Mass 
5.30 p.m.      Choral Evensong with the Pimlico Musical Foundation
6.30 p.m.      Feria
Lowther House, Lupus Street

Thursday      9.30 a.m.   Feria
Lutyens House, Maitland House

Friday           10.00 a.m.  St Francis Xavier
Moyle House, Melrose House

Saturday        9.30 a.m.      of Our Lady
Nash House

Second Sunday in Advent,
Year C

8.00 a.m.      Holy Communion (trad. language) 
Peabody Avenue, Peabody Close
10.30 a.m.    Sung Mass with Children’s Church                                   
Parish and Congregation
12 noon       Heaven’s Gate Mass at the Parish House
6.00 p.m.    Choral Evensong & Benediction

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If you would like to learn more about what Christians believe or to be confirmed, please see Fr Owen.

dates for the diary

this week

Today: Flyers with details of Christmas Services are available for distribution around the parish. Please pick and road/block, mark off and deliver – thankyou.

Tuesday: P.M.F. Winter Concert: Songs of London, 7.00 p.m. at St Gabriel’s. Free admission.

Wednesday: Recital by Johannes Moore, 1 p.m., David Josefowitz Hall, Royal Academy of Music, songs by Finzi and Vaughan Williams.

Sung Mass for St Andrew, 7 p.m. at St Andrew’s, Holborn with the Bishops of Fulham & London. Refreshments follow.

Next Sunday: The Parish Pray-ers meet at 12 noon.

Saturday, 11th December:  Heaven’s Gate Christmas Party from 6:30 pm at the Parish House. Informal carol singing and food. All welcome. See Fr Alex for details.


Christmas services


Tuesday, 14th December

7 p.m.    Service of Nine Lessons & Carols by candlelight with members of the P.M.F. choirs

Thursday, 16th December

7 p.m.      Service of Nine Lessons & Carols by candlelight

Christmas Eve

4 p.m.       Crib Service for all the family with members of the P.M.F. Choirs

8 p.m.       Sung Vigil Mass

11.30 p.m. Midnight Mass & blessing of the crib

Christmas Day

8 a.m.       Holy Communion

10.30 a.m. Sung Mass

Tickets for the Carol Services and Midnight Mass maybe reserved free at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/st-gabriels-pimlico or obtained on the door.


The Pimlico Musical Foundation Chorus rehearses from 7.00-8.30 p.m. on Wednesday evening’s at St Gabriel’s.

This term the chorus is working on a selection of pieces that revolve around the theme of London. Our music will be Bob Chilcott’s beautiful Songs and Cries of London Town, and Lionel Bart’s ever popular Oliver!

Please email James Day (james@pimlicomusicalfoundation.org.uk) with any questions and either register at https://pimlicomusicalfoundation.org.uk/choir/pmf-chorus or simply turn up next on Wednesday.


Future concerts – further details on the concert websites

7.30 p.m., Thursday, December 2nd, ‘Christmas with Bob Chilcott.’ Bob Chilcott conducts the Holst Singers in his own music and pieces by Warlock, Lauredson and seasonal classics.  

11.00 a.m. Saturday, December 4th, ‘Come A-Caroling’ Festive Family Concert.  Bach to Baby

7.30 p.m., Saturday, December 4th, The Cantus Ensemble with Brahms’ German Requiem plus music by Byrd, Tavener, and Pärt

7.30 p.m., Thursday, December 9th, Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ and carols for choir and audience. Chandos Chamber Choir and Sennet Brass.

7.30 p.m., Saturday, December 11th, Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ and carols for choir and audience. Fulham & Hammersmith Choral Society.

11 a.m. Monday, December 13th, ‘Come A-Caroling’ Festive Family Concert.  Bach to Baby
7.30 p.m.,  Monday, December 13th, A Very Festive Christmas concert.  London City Orchestra

7.30 p.m., Friday, December 17th, Christmas Carol Concert by the Covent Garden Chorus.

7.00 p.m., Saturday, December 18th, Christmas by Candlelight, Colla Voce.

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