O come let us ADoRE Him – Christmas Worship”

You are warmly invited to “O come let us ADoRE Him – Christmas Worship” an hour of Praise, Scripture Readings,
Carols and Prayers to prepare us for Christmas. There will be no Mass, Talk or discussion. Just an opportunity to
reflect and pray for the Lord Jesus to come even more deeply into our lives, to fill us with all the fullness of God.
This zoom session is on December 18th 11.00am to midday,
You must register for the Zoom meeting in advance at bit.ly/ADOREDEC2021

ADoRE is offering confidential prayer for healing by telephone – please phone (NOT text) 07579 824523 Monday
to Friday 10am to 4pm and leave ONLY name and number. Experienced prayer ministers will pray with you
confidentially for healing of physical, emotional and spiritual problems.


An Advent Retreat Day with Mother Mary, in preparation to live Christmas open to the spiritual gifts that God wants to give us. With some talks, time for personal reflection, prayer and sharing.

This retreat day is facilitated by Sr. Margarida from the Verbum Dei Missionary community, on Saturday, 18th December, 2pm to 5pm.

Please register your interest with the Parish Office at hello@sacredhearthook.org.

Childrens Advent Workshop (Advent)

Sunday 19th December 2021 in the Church from 11:00 – 12.30
All children aged 4+ are welcome to this workshop where we will be looking at Creation – why it is so important to our lives and our families, now and in the future and that we need to do all we can to take care of our planet.

We will have activities for younger children as well as older ones. We will be working in the church and family groups are welcome to work together. Children under 4 years are very welcome with parental help
Older children are especially welcome to help!
Refreshments will be available.
Please let us know of any allergies when you book your places at hello@sacredhearthook.org

Wreath Making Workshop


Adore Online – Fruits of the Holy Spirit

ADoRE Monthly Mini Retreat for Spiritual Renewals Online spiritual mini-retreat morning is taking place on 27
November 10.00am -1.00pm, with Mass, Adoration, Reflection, Praise, Talk, Prayer & Discussion. Theme: “Fruit of the Holy Spirit” As you give the Holy Spirit more control of your life, He grows you to look more like Jesus. Mass celebrant is Fr Paul Leonard, & the guest speaker Andrew Lawrence, Lead Pastor of the Harvest Church in Alton & a gifted & passionate speaker on the Holy Spirit.

Readers Workshop

Have you ever considered being a church reader or are you already reading at Mass, but missed out on the
Diocesan training.
This December, our Readers Training Team will be offering online the two Readers Workshops:
• Workshop 1 (the Liturgy of the Word / Practical skills) on 4th December 10am – 1pm
• Workshop 2 (the Bible / Preparing a text) on 11th December 10am – 1pm
You can register for the workshops, knowing that you need to have attended workshop 1 and workshop 2 to
obtain a diocesan recognitio.
Please follow this link to the registration page https://www.pffm.org.uk/readers

Breakthrough Workshop

 The Diocese’s Marriage & Family Life team would like to invite you to the next Break-through Workshop. This Workshop is an opportunity to improve communication between you and your spouse (both spouses do not have to attend). Breakthrough offers spouses tools and strategies to overcome communication ‘gridlock’. It takes two to tango but only one to change the dance. The Workshop is for anyone: spouses, clergy, singles, grandparents, friends and or family interested in supporting married couples at a time where the pressure and stress on family life is enormous. Suggested donation is £10 per person or more, this includes a light lunch and refreshments. The Workshop is on Saturday 27th November 2021, 12pm – 6pm, at the Church of the Holy Family, Southampton. To register or for more information : marriagefamilylife@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk


Sr Hyacinthe OP, Leader of our Formation for Mission Team shares news of an exciting new online course to support our Diocesan Year of the Eucharist beginning next month on Monday evenings… In this Year of the Eucharist our Formation for Mission Team is delighted to offer an opportunity to share advice and ideas on how to foster love for the Eucharist in our families. We are offering 4 online sessions for parents, grandparents, catechists, teachers and everyone passionate about passing on love for the Eucharist to our children, led by Sr Hyacinthe and Angela Wood, with practical advice, discussions, testimonies and prayer, finishing each session with a Adoration. The sessions will run on Mondays evenings from 22nd November to 13th December at 7.00pm. The sessions will be:

1. Why the Eucharist is Important and how to pass on love of the Eucharist 2. Going to Mass as a Family 3. Making the Home a Place of Communion 4. Taking and Making Opportunities to foster love for the Eucharist You can register for ‘Passing on love for the Eucharist to our children’ at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYucOmsqDgoGN1pyBB7YAfHGV4_u8kemJ8e register/tZYucOmsqDgoGN1pyBB7YAfHGV4_u8kemJ8e

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