Christmas is that special time of year when we come together as family and celebrate. This year we are going to be reuniting with loved ones who we haven’t seen in nearly 2 years. Maybe we haven’t come to church since the start of the pandemic, or for quite some time. You are all warmly invited to join us for our Christmas celebrations.
We look forward to welcoming you home at any time through the Advent Season. We also have an opportunity to enter into the joy and glory of Christmas with our evening of Lessons & Carols on Monday 13th December at 7pm in St Mary’s church.
There is a full schedule of all the Christmas celebrations across our churches below. You are most welcome to join us for any of these. We do have to keep in mind the ongoing situation with the Covid-19 pandemic so face coverings are required in all our churches unless you are exempt. We also appreciate how the Christmas Eve Family Masses are extremely popular, so this year it is necessary for us to use a booking system to come to those celebrations. Booking opens on Monday 6th December from 10:00am. All other celebrations everyone is free to come to the door.
If you and your family are unable to attend in person, Frs Michael, Laurence, Roman and Peter invite you to join them for our online service on our Youtube Channel – CatholicNewport. A full online schedule will be available on the channel in the coming days.
Christmas Mass times
Christmas Eve (Friday 24th December):
4.00pm – St. Mary’s, Stow Hill
6.00pm – Family Mass – St. David Lewis, Bettws (Booking necessary)
6.00pm – Family Mass – St. David’s, Maesglas (Booking necessary)
6.00pm – Family Mass – St. Mary’s, Stow Hill (Booking necessary)
6.00pm – Family Mass – St. Julius the Martyr, Beaufort Road (Booking necessary)
6.00pm – Family Mass – St. Michael’s, Pillgwenlly (Booking necessary)
8.00pm – Ss. Basil & Gwladys, Rogerstone
MIDNIGHT – St. Mary’s, Stow Hill (Carols begin 11.30pm; Doors open 11.00pm)
Christmas Day (Saturday 25th December):
8.00am – St. Mary’s, Stow Hill
9.00am – Ss. Julius, Aaron & David, Caerleon
9.30am – St Gabriel’s (at Bishpool Methodist church)
10.00am – St. Anne, Malpas
10.00am – St. Mary’s, Stow Hill
11.00am – St. Gabriel’s (at Bishpool Methodist church)
Please note there is NO EVENING MASS.
SUNDAY 26 DECEMBER – Feast of the Holy Family
10.00am – St Anne, Malpas
10.00am – Ss. Basil & Gwladys, Rogerstone
10.00am – St. Mary, Stow Hill
11.00am – St. David, Maesglas
11.00am – St. Michael, Pillgwenlly
12noon – St. Julius the Martyr, Beaufort Road
12noon – St. Mary, Stow Hill
3.00pm – St. David Lewis, Bettws
3.00pm – Ss. Julius, Aaron & David, Caerleon
4.00pm – St. Gabriel (at Bishpool Methodist)
7.30pm – St. Mary, Stow Hill