Little Saint Mary’s Church, Cambridge

Special services and events


For details of choral services see our current music list

October is Holy Rosary Month and at LSM we shall pray the Rosary at 9.30am every Wednesday, before the 10am Low Mass which is followed by coffee and cake. For more information on the history of the Rosary and the reasons for praying it, read Fr Gregory's article on the Rosary in this month's Newsletter beginning on page 10.

SATURDAY 21st October: "All for your Delight"

7pm Rosemary Wheeler and Friends perform a selection from Gilbert & Sullivan,
Victorian Ballads and Songs from the Shows. Admission £7 for parish funds. Not to be missed!

SUNDAY 22nd October: Trinity XIX

Preacher at 10.30am High Mass: Fr Mark Bishop
Preacher at 6pm Evensong & Benediction: Fr Robert Mackley

WEDNESDAY 25th October: Society of Mary

9.30am Rosary; 10am Low Mass, Coffee & Cake
7pm Vespers & Benediction. Preacher: Mother Cally Hammond, Dean of Gonville & Caius College

THURSDAY 26th October: Mothers' Union

10.30am Prayers, followed by Coffee
7-8.30pm St Thomas the Apostle in Kerala: talk by Sarah Knight,
followed by Keralan refreshments — part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas

SATURDAY 28th October: Feast of Saints Simon & Jude, Apostles

10am Sung Mass followed by Coffee & Cake

MONDAY 30th October: Food and Faith — Who Prays?

7pm Second of four sessions beginning with a simple supper and ending with candlelit
Compline at 8.30pm -— see our Facebook page.

WEDNESDAY 1st November: Feast of All Saints

10am Low Mass, Coffee & Cake; 7pm High Mass

THURSDAY 2nd November: Commemoration of All Souls

7.45am and 12.30pm Low Masses of Requiem; 7pm Solemn High Mass of Requiem

SATURDAY 4th November: De Profundis

7.30pm Cambridge's all male vocal ensemble sing Missa Pange Lingua and
Marian motets by Josquin Desprez. Details — Admission £16 (concessions £12)

SUNDAY 5th November: Dedication Festival

MONDAY 6th November: Michael Ramsey Lecture at 5.15pm

SATURDAY 11th November: Friends of LSM Pilgrimage to London

Travel by train to the the Lord Mayor's Show, Mass at Holy Redeemer, Exmouth Market
and an optional guided tour of the Charterhouse, ending with a Pizza Supper. Please sign the list in church.

MONDAY 13th November: Food and Faith — Who could I be?

7pm Third of four sessions beginning with a simple supper and ending with candlelit
Compline at 8.30pm — see our Facebook page.

TUESDAY 14th November: Cambridge Churches Homeless Project

7pm Supper meeting to discuss arrangements for December and January — new volunteers are warmly encouraged! To find out more (including alternative dates and venues) see our Getting Involved page or page 5 of our October Newsletter.

WEDNESDAY 15th November: First meeting for our 2018 Passion Play

10am Low Mass, Coffee & Cake
7.30pm -  an informal casting session and reading with Tea & Cake

THURSDAY 16th November: Guild of All Souls

7.15pm Vespers of the Dead; 8pm Catholic Societies' Annual Requiem, followed by refreshments - all welcome

SUNDAY 19th November: II Before Advent

4pm Passion Play: an informal Casting Session with Tea & Cake

MONDAY 27th November: Food and Faith — Whose World is it anyway?

7pm Last of four sessions beginning with a simple supper and ending with candlelit
Compline at 8.30pm — see our Facebook page.

THURSDAY 30th November: Feast of St Andrew, Apostle & Patron of Scotland

7.45am Low Mass; 7pm Sung Mass

SUNDAY 3rd December: Advent I

6pm Advent Carol Service

FRIDAY 8th December: Feast of the Conception of the BVM

12.30pm Low Mass; 7pm Sung Mass, followed by the Society of Mary Ward AGM

THURSDAY 14th December: Guild of Servants of the Sanctuary

7.30pm at All Saints', Melbourn: Advent Liturgy with Readings, Carols & Benediction - all welcome

SUNDAY 17th December: Advent III

6pm Service of Nine Lessons & Carols

SUNDAY 24th December: Advent IV (Christmas Eve)

5pm Candlelit Service of Carols; 11.30pm Midnight Mass of the Nativity

MONDAY 25th December: Christmas Day

8am Low Mass of the Dawn; 10.30am High Mass of the Day

TUESDAY 26th – SATURDAY 30th December

10am Low Mass each day — this will be the only celebration.


Looking ahead to 2018 ...

  • 16th-17th March: a fortnight before Easter, LSM will present a Passion Play for Cambridge.
  • 11th-18th April: Fr Robert will lead an Eastertide Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

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