Adam here with this week’s update. I hope that you are managing okay considering the new restrictions. It is a particularly challenging time for us all.
The weekly newsletter is published and ready to download. Today is the Fourth Sunday of Advent. This week we celebrate Christmas. The website has many updates, and include Mass Times for this week, church cleaning Rota.
We offer our congratulations to David, newly ordained to the diaconate yesterday, who preached his first homily here at St. Simon’s today.
Further updates concern attending Masses over Christmas following recent covid-19 restrictions. All parishioners and visitors to our church to book a place at the Christmas Mass that they wish like to attend. This is avoid overloading the church.
You can book your place online. See Book Your Place at Christmas Masses
if you do not have access to the internet, you can book by calling the parish office on 01233 622 399 before midday on Wednesday 23rd December.
A reminder of how social distancing will be maintained. Stewards will be in attendance and the pews in the church have been reconfigured to ensure that the 1m+ rule can be maintained.
Contact the parish office on 01233 622 399 if you have any further questions.
In the meantime, have a Happy Christmas and New Year.