Timetable for Christmas and New Year

23 December 2017 | Current News

All are welcome to join us for all or any of the Liturgies in the Abbey over the coming weeks.

24 December (Christmas Eve)
6.00 a.m. Vigils
7.30 a.m. Lauds
9.00 a.m. Mass
12.30 p.m. Middle Hour
4.00 p.m. First Vespers of Christmas
Compline is not prayed as the Church is keeping Vigil.
10.45 p.m. Solemn Vigils preceding Midnight Mass
11.45 p.m. Singing of Carols
12.00 a.m. MIDNIGHT MASS

 

25 December (Christmas Day)
9.30 a.m. Lauds of Christmas Day
1 p.m. Middle Hour
5.00 p.m. Solemn Vespers of CHRISTMAS DAY
NOTE: NO ADDITIONAL MORNING MASS ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

 

26 - 30 December
8.00 a.m. Vigils
9.30 a.m. Lauds/Mass or Lauds/Communion
5.00 p.m. Vespers

 

31 December (New Year's Eve)
8.00 a.m. Vigils
9.30 a.m. Lauds/Mass or Lauds/Communion
4.00 p.m. Solemn Vespers of the Solemnity of the Mother of God
11.30 p.m. Holy Hour and Exposition begins.
Reading from the Gospel of John
and the lighting of the Paschal Candle.
Silent prayer.
Midnight The Office of Vigils begins
At the end of Vigils, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is concluded.

 

1 January (New Year's Day) Solemnity of Mother of God
9.30 a.m. Lauds/Mass
5.00 p.m. Second Vespers of the Solemnity of the Mother of God

 

2 - 6 January
9.30 a.m. Lauds/Mass or Lauds/Communion
5.00 p.m. Vespers

 

7 & 8 January (Epiphany and Baptism of the Lord)
8.00 a.m. Vigils
9.30 p.m. Lauds/Mass
5.00 p.m. Vespers

The Abbey will be closed from 26 December to 8 January however the Church will be open each day between Mass and Vespers. The shop will be open at odd hours. If not open, feel free to ring the door bell and one of the sisters will open it for you.

~  Everything that lives and that breathes gives praise to the Lord  ~

Jamberoo Abbey

Jamberoo Abbey, Benedictine Nuns
695 Jamberoo Mountain Road,
Jamberoo NSW 2533 Australia

Phone/Fax: 02 42360628
Email: benedictineabbey@bigpond.com