Weekly notices

Third Sunday in Advent
16th December, 2018

dates for the diary
this week

Today: Donations gratefully received for Christmas flowers.
Flyers with Christmas services available for distribution around the parish.
Sunday: Christmas decorating of the church, after Sung Mass 23rd December.

Licensing of Fr Michael Dobson by the Bishop of Fulham at evensong, Sunday, 13th January.

Christmas Services

Thursday, 20th December

7 p.m.          Service of Nine Lessons & Carols
by candlelight
Led by St Gabriel’s Choir and the PMF Children’s Choir
with mulled wine and mince pies.


Christmas Eve

4 p.m.      Crib Service
Children who arrive early may take part in the tableau
11.30 p.m.    Midnight Mass with blessing of the crib.
including Missa Sancti Nicolai, Haydn


Christmas Day

8 a.m.      Holy Communion (B.C.P.)
10.30 a.m.     Sung Mass, including Mass in G, Schubert


6.00 p.m. Evensong and Benediction
Introit: If ye love me, Tallis
Responses: Smith
Canticles: Dyson in F
Anthem: Locus iste, Bruckner
The Cantus Ensemble, dir. Dominic Brennan
Voluntary: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660, J.S. Bach

Mass: Third Week in Advent

Tuesday        9.30 a.m.      Feria
O Adonaï – O, God Most Hgh
Tintern House

Wednesday   9.15 a.m.     School Mass
All are welcome (enter via Reception).
O Radix – O, Root of Jesse
5.00 p.m.     Choral Evensong
7.00 p.m     No Mass this week
Turpentine Lane
8.00 p.m.    Compline

Thursday 7.30 a.m.     Feria
O, Clavis  – O, Key
Vauxhall Bridge Road,
Warwick Square Mews

Friday           10.00 a.m.    Feria
O, Oriens – O, Daystar
Warwick Square

Saturday        9.30 a.m      Feria
O Rex – O, King
Warwick Way


Next Sunday,
Fourth Sunday in Advent
Year C

8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion (B.C.P.)
Wedgewood House
10.30 a.m.  Sung Mass
Parish and Congregation
6.00 p.m     Said Evensong and Exposition
7.30 p.m. Mass

Children’s Church
Children are invited join the Children’s Church in the Vestry Hall during the first hymn. They return later in the service so we can take communion together.

If you would like to learn more about the Christian Faith or prepare for Confirmation, please see Fr Owen.


The Westminster Chapel Foodbank which meets in the Parish Halls as part of the Pimlico Hub at St Gabriel’s, requests the following items;

Cleaning fluids   Toiletries   Toilet roll
Sanitary towels   Cooking oil   Herbs & Spices
Tins of fruit    Juice
UHT milk    Rice pudding/custard
Coffee      Sugar
Tinned tomatoes  Pasta sauce     Tinned vegetables

Items can be left at the back of church.

Currently the Foodbank is open on Mondays.


Vicar: Fr Owen Higgs

St Gabriel’s Church
30 Warwick Square
London SW1V 2AD










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