Please click on the PDF link to see the full Bulletin – new items listed separately.
NB: On Monday there will be a 10am Mass under the Ordinariate Rite.
Rosary – Throughout this Marian Month of May the Rosary will be prayed half an hour before each Weekday Mass (Tuesday Evening – Saturday Morning). Our Intention will be for an end to the Coronavirus Global Pandemic.
Parish Hall – Is now open for Tea/Coffee after Weekday Masses. We hope to open on Sunday’s later in the year. You can sit in groups of four from up to two households. Please wait to be served at your table. Contributions Welcome. The Toilet facilities will open during every Mass.
From this Saturday the Rosary will be prayed half an hour before each Weekday Mass (Tuesday Evening – Saturday Morning) throughout the month of May.
Piety Stall: Please continue to support this by purchasing cards and gifts. You can also support St. Patrick’s Missionary Society by enrolling loved ones for perpetual prayer.
Thanks: Fr. Damian gives thanks to all those who sent cards and messages and have offered Masses for his late mother, Christina. It is much appreciated by him and his siblings.
NB: There will be a Mass on Monday at 11am
Parish Hall: Closed until further notice. The renovation on the St. Mary MacKillop Hall is completed. The final total for the Christmas Appeal to complete the project came to £6,458. Thank you for all the contributions.
NB: There will be a Mass on Monday at 10am, under the Ordinariate Rite.
2021 First Holy Communion Class: Zoom classes will resume after the holidays. The date for First Holy Communion will be on Sunday 6th June.
Parish Hall: Closed until further notice. The renovation on the St. Mary MacKillop Hall is completed.
SCIAF Lenten Campaign: Please send them your contributions directly by post or donate through the website.
Monday of Holy Week: Mass – 10am.
Tuesday of Holy Week: Rosary – 9.30am. Mass – 10am.
Wednesday of Holy Week: Holy Hour (inc. Divine Mercy Chaplet) – 9am. Mass – 10am.
Holy Thursday: Mass of The Lord’s Supper – 7pm.
Good Friday: Stations of the Cross – 12 O’Clock. The Passion of The Lord – 3pm.
Saturday Evening: Easter Vigil in the Holy Night – 8pm.
Sunday Morning: Easter Sunday Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord – 10.30am.
NB: Those parishioners who usually come to the Saturday Evening Vigil Mass are invited to attend the The Mass of The Lord’s Supper on Thursday Evening, The Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil. Those parishioners who usually come to the Sunday Morning Mass, are invited to attend The Passion of the Lord on Good Friday and Mass on Easter Sunday.
Parish Collection: Thank you to all parishioners who have given in their envelopes and contributed by Direct Debit, whilst we have been closed for public worship. If you have backdated envelopes please put them in the collection baskets.
SCIAF Lenten Campaign: Please post your contributions directly to SCIAF or make your donations online.
A Blessed Holy Week and Easter Tridium
As from this Friday, March 26th, we are able to gather again for public worship at St. Mary’s.
The initial programme is:
Friday: 9.30am – Stations of the Cross. 10am – Mass.
Saturday Morning: 10am – Sacrament of Reconciliation. 11am – Mass.
Saturday Evening: 6pm – Vigil Mass.
Sunday Morning: 10.30am – Mass.
Please come to the usual Saturday Vigil or Sunday Morning Mass that you attend.
Details for Holy Week and the Easter Tridium will be announced.
Covid 19 Restrictions – Attendance at Mass is restricted to 20 people. When you arrive at the Church, please follow the instructions of our Ushers and put on a face mask before you arrive at the door (unless exempt). Parishioner names are now on a printed list, to be checked off, and referenced as necessary.
2021 First Holy Communion Class – For those who had started preparation last year, but also who will 7 years of age by Sunday, 6th June. Please contact Fr. Damian.
Parish Hall – Closed until further notice.
If you are a UK Tax Payer please sign a Gift Aid Form. See Mr Phil McBride (Parish Treasurer for details).