First Sunday of Advent – Year A – Sunday 1st December 2019

The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi✠ – Southampton. Principal Celebrant – Abp ✠✠Martyn. Con-Celebrants – Bp ✠Tony & Bp ✠Edward. Homily given by – Abp ✠✠Martyn. Reading of the Holy Gospel – Deacon Ron✠. First Reading & Responsorial Psalm – Gwen B. Second Reading – Carol D. After the priestly blessing of Mass Abp ✠✠Martyn leads the laity into the midday ✠Angelus Prayer✠. Photographs – Mick B. – Churchwarden. After Mass refreshments – Carol D. With grateful thanks of appreciation to Gwen B. for the making and arranging this year’s Advent Wreath. ✠✠✠