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for latest times and locations,
as events on this page may change on a week to week basis.
On the third Friday of each month at the Church of the Annunciation
there will be an evening of prayer for peace and healing.
Beginning at 7.00pm there will be praying of the Rosary,
Holy Mass and Eucharistic Healing Service with Adoration.
The world needs peace – please come and pray for that peace!
There will also be opportunity for Confession.
There will ordinarily be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
every Sunday afternoon between 4.00pm and 5.00pm, at Holy Family.
If there are no available Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion,
the church will usually be open at the above time for anyone
wishing to make a Holy Hour.
Preceding the Saturday 10.00am Mass at Annunciation Church
there will be Adoration between 9.00am and 10.00am,
during this time confessions will be heard.
On other Friday evenings at Annunciation Church
there may sometimes be Holy Mass, Adoration
and praying of the Rosary - times may vary.
There will also be Adoration at St. Joseph's Convent on Sunday afternoons
during term-time between 5.00pm and 6.00pm.
Eucharistic Adoration is the respect and worship we give to Jesus Christ,
who is truly present to us under the appearance of bread and wine.
The Eucharist is a priceless treasure; by not only celebrating it but also
by praying before it outside of Mass we are enabled to make contact
with the very wellspring of grace.
Because Christ himself is present in the sacrament of the altar,
He is to be honoured with the worship of adoration.
“To visit the Blessed Sacrament is . . . a proof of gratitude,
an expression of love,
and a duty of adoration toward Christ our Lord.” (CCC 1418)
Some of the purposes of Eucharistic Adoration are to draw us more deeply into the mystery of Christ’s Real Presence in the Holy Eucharist,
to strengthen our relationship with Jesus Christ, and to express our love,
gratitude, and respect for Christ our Lord.
The love of God
the greatest commandment,
is expressed in,
and the fruit of,