54135 Christmas Begins With Christ 300x300PARISHES IN THE DIOCESE - CHRISTMAS SCHEDULES 

A number of parishes have submitted their Christmas Schedules.

A link is provided with each one to that parish's Directory entry for contact details, maps etc. - click on the name of the church for these details.

St Augustine's Cathedral

Christmas Eve - Sunday 24th December: Carols 8.00pm followed by Mass 8.30pm
Christmas Day - Monday 25th December Mass 9.30am
Feast of Holy Family - Saturday 30th December Mass 5.30pm; Sunday 31st December Mass 9.30am
Mary, Mother of God  - Monday 1st January Mass 9.30pm
Throughout the Year - Saturday Vigil Mass 5.30pm;  Sunday Morning Mass 9.30am

Kouga Catholic Community (Humansdorp, Jeffreys Bay, St Francis Bay)

4th Sunday of Advent (24th): St Clare of Assisi; Jeffreys Bay.  09h30
Christmas Eve Vigil: St Clare of Assisi; Jeffreys Bay. Carols 18h30; Mass 19h00

Christmas Day: St Francis of Assisi; Humansdorp. Carols 08h30; Mass 09h00
Feast of the Holy Family (Sun 31st) St Francis of Assisi; Humansdorp. Mass: 09h30 

Mater Dei, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth

Sunday, 24th December – 4th Sunday of Advent - 8.00am
Christmas Eve; 8.30pm Carols - 9.00pm - Vigil Mass
Monday, 25th December - Nativity of Christ 9.00am
No Masses- 27th, 28th and 29th December 2017
Sunday, 31st December – Holy Family - 8.00am; 5.30pm
Monday, 1st January 2018 - Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - 9.00am

St Bernadette's, Walmer, Port Elizabeth


Vespers: 17:00
Exposition and Benediction 17:30
Vigil Mass: 18:00
Carol Service: 22:30
Mass: 23:00


Mass: 07:00
Mass: 08:30
Mass: 10:00

Sacred Heart, Kabega, Port Elizabeth

Wed 20th 5.30pm Adoration & Benediction with confessions; 6.30pm Healing Mass
Thurs 21st 6.30am Mass
Fri 22nd 8.30am Mass
Sat 23rd 5.00pm Mass
Sun 24th 8.00am Mass
Sun 24th 8.00pm Night Mass of Christmas 
Mon 25th 8.00am Mass of Christmas Day 
Tues 26th 8.30am Mass
Wed 27th 8.30am Mass
Thurs 28th 8.30am Mass – Feast of the Holy Innocents
Fri 29th 8.30am NO MASS
Sat 30th 5.00pm Mass – Feast of the Holy Family
Sun 31st 8.00am Mass – Feast of the Holy Family
Mon 01st 10.00am Mass – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Tues 02nd 8.30am Mass

St Joseph the Worker, Chatty and St Rita's, Bethelsdorp

Saturday 23 December: 5pm Vigil Mass for Sunday at St Rita's & Sunday 24 December: 8am Mass for the 4th Sunday of Advent at St Joseph's
Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass Sun 24 Dec at St. Joseph’s @ 8pm
Christmas Day: Monday 25 December: 8am @ St Joseph’s, 10:30 @ St Rita’s
Saturday 30 December: 5pm Vigil Mass at St Rita's; Sunday 31 December 8am Mass of the Holy Family at St Joseph's
Old Year’s Eve Mass at St. Rita’s @ 7pm (Vigil of Mary, Mother of God)
Mon 1 Jan 2018: Mass at St. Joseph’s @ 9am (Mary, Mother of God)
Children’s Celebration of the Three Kings: Sat 6 Jan 9am: Waiting for the Kings;
Sun 7 Jan after Epiphany Mass: Celebration of the Three Kings. All children welcome!

Our Lady of the Assumption, Somerset East:

Christmas Eve, 24 Dec. 2017 Midnite Mass at 10.30 pm;
St Stephen- 26 Dec. 9 am,
St John- 27 Dec. 5.30 pm;
Holy Innocents- 28 Dec. 9 am;
St Thomas Becket- 5.30 pm;
Holy Family- 31 Dec. 8 am & Mater Dei-1 Jan. 2018 at 9 am.

St John the Baptist, Bedford

Christmas Day- 25 Dec, 8 am;
St John- 27 Dec. 9.30 am
Holy Family- 31 Dec. at 10.30 am.

Holy Spirit Parish, Stirling, East London

24th Dec 6:00 pm
25th Dec 7:30 am
31st Dec 7:30 am

St Bernard's, Gonubie, East London

24th December: 7.30pm Carols; 8.00pm Holy Mass
25th December: Carol 8.30am; 9.00am Holy Mass
St. Peter's Church - Kei Mouth
24th December, Sunday. Holy Mass at 11.30am

St Vincent's, Algoa Park, Port Elizabeth

24 December 2017 at 9.00am - fourth Sunday of Advent
24 December 2017 at 6.00pm - Christmas Vigil Mass starting with Carols
25 December 2017 at 9.00am - Christmas Day Mass
31 December 2017 at 9.00am - Holy Family Mass
31 December 2017 at 7.00pm - “Midnight Mass”

Immaculate Conception

CHRISTMAS EVE: Christmas Carols will begin at 8.00pm followed with Mass at 8.30pm.
CHRISTMAS DAY: Christmas Day Mass will be at 9am.
NEW YEAR’S DAY: New Year’s Day Mass will be at 9am.

St Martin de Porres, Gelvandale, Port Elizabeth

Sunday 24th December Christmas Eve, Christmas Carol Service starts at 8.00pm followed by Mass.
Monday 25th December Mass at 9.00am.

Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Arcadia, Port Elizabeth

Christmas Vigil Mass: 7.pm.
Christmas Day Mass: 8 am

St Patrick's, Sydenham, Port Elizabeth

24th: Christmas Carols 11:30pm and Midnight Mass 12 midnight
25th: Christmas Day - 9am Mass
1st January - 9am Mass

 St Kevin's, Windvogel, Port Elizabeth

20th Dec 2017 Wednesday Evening Carols by Candle Light at 6:30pm
24th Dec 2017 Sunday Morning Mass at 9:30 am
24th Dec 2017 Christmas Eve Vigil starts with Carols at 8pm, Mass will follow from 9pm
25th Dec 2017 Christmas Morning Mass at 9:30 am

St Patrick's, Vincent, East London

Sunday 24th: 7.30pm Carols; 8pm Mass
Monday 25th: 7.30am Carols; 8am Mass
No evening Mass.
31st December 2017: Mass Times as normal - 8.00am & 5.30pm
1st January 2018: Mass 9.00am.

Mother of Good Hope Booysen Park

Sunday 24th - Mass -  8.00am
Christmas Vigil - 7:00pm
Christmas Mass of the day - 8:00 am

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