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1 Welcome to St Simon’s FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY

2 ENTRY CAROL O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie Above thy deep & dreamless sleep the silent stars go by Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting light The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight. O morning stars together proclaim the holy birth And praises sing to God the King & peace to all on earth For Christ is born of Mary and gathered all above While mortals sleep the angels keep their watch of wondering love. How silently, how silently the wondrous gift is given So God imparts to human hearts the blessings of his heaven No ear may hear his coming but in this world of sin Where meek souls will receive him still the dear Christ enters in.


4 The Song of the Angels: Response Gloria, gloria in excelsis Deo (x2)

5 THE WORD for the Feast of the Holy Family

6 OLD TESTAMENT Proverbs 1. 8 - 18 Respect for parents

7 Psalm 104: Response God renews his covenant forever

8 EPISTLE Paul to the Colossians 3. 12 - 17 Christian behaviour

9 GOSPEL ACCLAMATION Alleluia (x4) God spoke to us through the prophets but now he speaks through his Son Alleluia (x4)

10 GOSPEL LUKE 2. 22 - 40 Jesus is presented in the temple

11 Gaugin

12 THE APOSTLES’ CREED 1. I believe in God the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth. 2. And in Jesus Christ, his only Son our Lord, 3.who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, 4.suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. 5.He descended into hell; on the third day he rose again from the dead. 6.He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty. 7.From there He will come to judge the living and the dead. 8.I believe in the Holy Spirit, 9.the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, 10.the forgiveness of sins 11.the resurrection of the body 12.and life everlasting. Amen

13 PRAYER OF THE FAITHFUL In response to the Gospel anyone may try and say a prayer, ending: Lord in your mercy….. Missal suggests 4 intentions That our church might….. That our society might….. That our parish might….. At this special time we might.. PLEASE NOTE: these prayers are for us here. Those who are absent (the poor, refugees, sick, dead etc) should be remembered at the “memento” during the Eucharistic prayer

14 Normally there is no plate collection here. If you wish to support your place of worship you must do this through your bank or by envelopes. The Archdiocese instructs us to pass the plate today for Pro-Life work. SUNDAY MASS 10 & 6 pm in English 6 Vigil and 12 noon in Polish DAILY MASS 12 30 except Sat. SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION Sat 12 30

15 EUCHARISTIC PRAYER The Lord be with you And with your spirit Lift up your hearts We lift them up to the Lord Let us give thanks to the Lord our God It is right and just CHRISTMAS PREFACE

16 SANCTUS (Schubert) Holy holy holy, Lord, God of hosts (x2) Heaven and earth are full, full of your glory Hosanna in the highest, hosanna in the highest Blessed is He who comes, in the name of the Lord Hosanna in the highest, hosanna in the highest


18 PROCLAMATION OF FAITH (Schubert) We proclaim your death O Lord and profess your resurrection until you come again, until you come again.


20 GREAT AMEN Tune: The First Nowell

21 The Lord’s Prayer You are invited to say this in the language in which you first learned it The Sign of Peace

22 Agnus Dei qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis (x2) Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world, have mercy on us Agnus Dei qui tollis peccata mundi, dona nobis pacem ……grant us peace. Please kneel

23 Behold the Lamb of God….. Lord I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed.

24 COMMUNION PROCESSION Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright Round yon virgin, mother and child Holy infant so tender and mild Sleep in heavenly peace (x2) Silent night, holy night, shepherds quake at the sight Glories stream from heaven afar Heavenly hosts sing alleluia Christ the Saviour is born (x2) Silent night, holy night, Son of God, love’s pure light Radiant beams from thy holy face With the dawn of redeeming grace Jesus Lord at thy birth (x2)

25 Murillo

26 POST-COMMUNION The first Nowell the angels did say Was to certain poor shepherds in fields where they lay In fields where they lay keeping their sheep On a cold winter’s night that was so deep Nowell (x4) born in the King of Israel They looked up and saw a star Shining in the east beyond the far And to the earth it gave great light And so it continued both day and night. Then let us all with one accord Sing praises to our heavenly Lord That hath made heaven and earth of nought And with his blood us all hath bought.

27 HOGMANAY Ecumenical Service Sat 11 pm St Mungo’s Cathedral NEW YEAR’S DAY St Peter’s 10 am, St Simon’s 12 30 Sunday Mass St Simon’s 6 Vigil (Pol), 10 (Eng), 12 (P), 6 pm (E) Daily 12 30 ex. Sat. Confession Sat 12 30. Sunday Mass St Peter’s 6 Vigil, 10 & 12 (English), 3 pm (Polish) Daily 9 15 am ex Sat = 10 am. Confession Sat 5 30. Christmas edition of KEYNOTES posted. If you did not receive it make sure your details are on our database. Forms in porch. CATHOLIC WESTERN CALENDAR on sale £3 CRIB erected by Polish Chaplaincy. All donations to St Margaret’s Adoption Society. Please support. THANKS to Shirley for flower arrangement. Church open daily 8 am – 5 pm. Recycling? Solidarity with Emmaus Shop 540 Dum Rd. 342 4089 Licence for replicating music: Calamus 1324 & CCL1400354

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