PROGRAMME OF CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR .

AS PER MINUTES OF LITURGY COMMITTEE

24th December Instrumentals. Flute and Organ From 10.45 to 11.00 pm.

Carols from 11.00 to 11.50pm.

Organised by SMCG

Midnight mass to commence at 11.50.

Two children from Sunday school representing Mary and Joseph will walk with fr, for the entrance procession. Choir SMCG

Masses on Christmas day

7.00 am 8.30 am 10.30 am 12.00 Noon.

NO EVENING MASS ON CHRISTMAS DAY

NEW YEAR

DAY OF OBLIGATION

FEAST OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD

Midnight mass Benediction and Holy hour 11.15 to 11.45 pm Mass commences at 11.50 Joint choir. ( ORGANIST TO BE CONFIRMED)

Masses during the day 7.00 am 8.30am 12.15pm 6.00pm

Regular Services at St. Mary's church bambalapitiya

Weekday Masses

  • Monday - 6:30 AM
  • Tuesday – 6.30 AM
  • Wednesday : 12:15 PM , 06:10 PM (Novena)
  • Thursday – 6:30 AM
  • Friday -12:15 PM , 06:10 PM (Novena)

Novenas

  • Wednesday – 6:10 pm Novena to the Holy Spirit followed by Holy Mass.
  • Friday – 06.30 Novena to Infant Jesus followed by Holy Mass.

IMPORTANT The Holy spirit Novena will be held every wendseday , with 15 minutes of praise and worship at 6.15pm, followed by Novena mass at 6.30pm.

Holy Hour

  • Every First Friday of the Month 05:30 – 6:30 Holy Hour followed by Holy Mass.

Weekend Masses Saturday

  • 07:00 AM (mass on 01 st Saturday will be held in the grotto, Subject to Weather conditions)
  • 06:15 Mass (Valid for Sunday Obligation)

Sunday masses

  • 07:00 AM
  • 08:30 AM
  • 10:30 AM
  • 12:00 NOON
  • 06:00 PM.

*7:00am Mass 1st Sunday (Sinhala), 3rd Sunday (Tamil). All Masses are in English except where noted.

*A Special Anniversary mass will be held every 04th Sunday at 10.30 am for couples celebrating their anniversaries during the month.

*Please feel free to bring in your own offertory and join the offertory procession.

Parish Priest

Rev. Fr. Trevor Martin (from September 2020) Telephone +94 11 2588745 | Fax +94 11 2580264 | Email: frtrevorg1@gmail.com

About Us

St. Mary's Church

Rev Fr, Trevor Martin and the faithful welcome you to the Church of St. Mary. We are situated in the heart of Colombo in Colombo 04, and serving over 400 families as parishioners. We hope that your time in our Mother Church may be an opportunity to join in fellowship of our faith and joy in Jesus Christ. Please enjoy the beauty of our church dedicated to our Blessed Mother.

Announcements

Anniversary masses There will be a special mass for Couples celebrating their wedding Anniversaries, every 4th week of sunday (at the 10.30 mass) Please give in your names to the parish office at the beginning of each month.

IMPORTANT The Holy spirit Novena will be held every wendseday with 15 minutes of praise and worship at 6.15pm, followed by Novena mass at 6.30pm.

Parish visits will commence from January 2022. It will be appreciated if all parish books are updated.

  • DISTRIBUTIONN OF DRY RATIONS With the current situation faced by one and all, a help line has been opened, to supply dry rations and other essentials for the parishioners and residents of the area, who need assistance. So far we have distributed 5,batches and we hope to continue this programme for the next few weeks as well. Any person who wishes to contribute to this worthy project, may use the options given below.

    • Account Number : *0390 1022 4935
    • Account Name : PARISH PRIEST, ST MARYS CHURCH BAMBALAPITIYA
    • Bank : Hatton National Bank
    • Branch : Bambalapitiya
    • Under Narration....please state your name and the word HELP
    • Example... A B C PERERA* . HELP

Thank you for your Kindness and generosity.

God bless...

Fr Trevor Martin.

*last update: 21/12/2021