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Holy Week 2024

Holy Week 2024

Join us for Holy Week at the Maria Assumpta Chapel,...

Advent Retreat Day

Advent Retreat Day

On the First Sunday of Advent we held our seasonal retreat day for young professionals, university students and the Assumption Volunteers in Kensington. It was an uplifting day of sharing, prayer, and reflections inspired by the O Antiphons.

Although there are many preparations for Christmas, the retreat centred on preparing ourselves to live this precious time of Advent, these 22 days, getting ready to celebrate the birth of Christ. At the start of the retreat, we were invited to reflect upon what graces we wanted to ask God in these coming days: what do we need in order to be in as good place as possible to welcome the birth of Jesus?

Happy Christmas 2023!

Happy Christmas 2023!

“In a special way during these weeks, let us prepare the house of the heart with care, so that it is orderly and hospitable. The Lord is our light and it is good to dispose the heart to welcome him with prayer and to host him with charity. Let us cultivate his expectation, keeping our hearts alert, that is, eager for him, awake and ready, impatient to meet him. May the Virgin Mary, woman of expectation, help us to receive her coming Son.” – Pope Francis, Angelus, Sunday 3 December 2023

Masses will be at 10am in the Maria Assumpta Chapel, Kensington Square, London W8 5HH as follows:

17th December – 4th Sunday of Advent

NO MASS on Christmas Eve

25th December – Christmas Day

31st December – New Years Eve

The Assumption Sisters wish you a Happy Christmas and every blessing for the New Year in 2024!