All Saints Church

Babbacombe

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By paul, Mar 23 2018 09:00AM

On Palm Sunday we all meet in the Hall at 10.15am for our Palm Sunday Procession


HOLY WEEK

Mass as usual on Monday and Wednesday.


The Chrism Mass is Tuesday with Bishop Jonathan at Exeter Cathedral starting at 11.30am.


Maunday Thursday begins at 7.30pm and will include washing the feet of 12 disciples and is followed by the vigil in th garden till midnight.


Good Friday Walk of Witness starts outside of St Marychurch and concludes at Furrough Cross URC for tea and hot cross buns.


Good Friday Liturgy begins at 12pm.


We meet on Saturday morning at 10am to make the Church look beautiful and splendid for Easter.


Holy Saturday Vigil starting at 8pm.


EASTER SUNDAY AT 10AM bring a flower or a pot palnt to turn Lent penance to Easter Joy. There will be Easter Eggs for our younger members.






By paul, Mar 17 2018 12:16PM

The Parish AGM is this Sunday at 10.15am.


We continue our excellent Lent Lunches this Tuesday at 12.30pm with Mass beforehand at Noon.


On Thursday we have Stations of the Cross followed by Mass at 6.30pm.


There will be a concert of Monteverdi's Vespers in Church on Saturday, 24 March starting at 7.30pm. This will be sung by the Torbay Singers and the music will beplayed on historically authentic instruments. Should be a great night out and a wonderful introduction to Holy Week.


Next weeky is Palm Sunday and we begin the Procession in the Hall at 10.15am.


It is my hope that we will all bring in a flower or a pot plant on Easter Sunday. I hope you will put your flowers on the Cross as a way of showing how Lenten penance has turned to Easter joy.



By paul, Feb 24 2018 12:25PM

We continue our Lent Lunches this Tuesday at 12.30pm. It makes sense for Mass to be before the lunch so for Lent Tuesday Mass will be at Noon. Please bring a friend.


On Thursday throughout Lent we have Stations of the Cross followed by Mass, starting at 6.30pm.


The AGM reports are now required and need to be submitted to the Secretary by Friday. Please send them to: allsaintspccsecretary@gmail.com


The AGM is scheduled for Sunday, 18 March at 10am.


We are hosting Women's World Day of Prayer this Friday afternoon - all are welcome. See poster for further details.


Sadly, Olwyn Hopkins died this week - Jesu mercy, Mary pray. She will be receieved into Church on Tuesday, 6 March at 4.30pm. On Wednesday, 7 March there will be a Funeral Mass at 9.30am followed by the Funeral at 11.30am.

By paul, Jan 6 2018 02:00PM

The next Coffee Morning is on Saturday, 13 January starting at 10am.


The Epiphany Lunch is to be held on Sunday, 14 January at the Royal Hotel in Babbacombe at 1pm. It is a carvery and we have been given their function room. The cost of the meal is £10 per person. All are welcome and there are still some places available.


There is a performance of 'Hiding Places' a play about the courage of Corrie Ten Boom in rescuing Jews in Holland in the Second World War. This will be performed by the Oddments Theatre Company at the Little Theatre on Friday, 26 January at 7.30pm and tickets are £10 for an adult. This production has been sponsored and organised by St Matthias Church.


To mark Candlemas there will be a service of Evensong and Benediction at St Marychurch on Sunday, 28 January at 6.30pm. At the end of the service candles will be blessed and distributed for the faithful to take home.


This year we have the privilege of hosting the Women's World Day of Prayer Service on Friday, 2 March at 2.30pm. All are welcome and if you could help with the service and/or refreshments aferwards please see Barbara Allen or Julia Solecki.








And one more thing ...

Philemon 1.22

 

See our Facebook page for mediations during Holy Week based on the theme of place.  We shall be with a donkey (mediation for children) on Palm Sunday.  In an upper room with the disciples on Maundy Thursday and at the Place of the Skull on Good Friday.

 

Silence engulfs us on Holy Saturday in the midnight streets of old Jerusalem and on Easter Sunday we can be in no other place than the Resurrection Garden.  

 

It strikes me as interesting that the Bible begins, somewhat disasterously in a Garden of Eden and comes to a climax in a cemetery garden - the place of the Resurrection.

 

 

 

 

Fr-Paul

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