United Kingdom and Ireland
October 27, 2018

Sunday Bulletin 28 Oct 2018

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Winter time: clock move backwards. Arrive 1 hour LATER this Sunday.


www.fssp.co.uk/warrington • 01925 635664

Buttermarket Street, Warrington WA1 2NS

Served by the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter

by appointment of the RC Archdiocese of Liverpool


Rector: Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP: malleray@fssp.org

Assistant: Fr Konrad Loewenstein, FSSP: padrek@libero.it

Assistant: Fr Ian Verrier, FSSP: iverrier@fssp.org


Holy Masses: Sunday 11am & 6pm; Mon-Sat 12:10pm daily.

Confessions 30mins before every Mass every day

– including from 5:30pm before 6pm Sunday Mass

and on Saturdays 10am-11:45am during Eucharistic Adoration. Daily Rosary 11:30am Mon-Fri, 11am Sat. Followed by the Angelus.

SUPPORT—Bank details: Account name: FSSP Warrington. Account number: 30993368. Sort Code 30-80-27; Lloyds Bank, Palmerston Road Branch. Ask us for Gift Aid forms and envelopes: warrington@fssp.org. Registered Charity number 1129964

Safeguarding: Children, teenagers and vulnerable adults must be accompanied or supervised at all times within the Shrine. If you have concerns, please contact the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Department on 0151 522 1043 or e-mail safeguarding@rcaol.co.uk, or speak with Clare Fraser, St Mary’s Safeguarding Officer. Thank you for your awareness.


Pro-life: Every last Saturday, 10:15am. Coordinator: Peter Boyle: p.boyle400@btinternet.com

Reminder: To receive Holy Communion: to be a Catholic, in state of grace, one-hour fasting.

In the EF liturgy, Holy Communion is received kneeling (unless unable to) and always on the tongue. Thank you in advance.


This Week’s Mass Intentions:

Sun 28 Arrive 1 hour later: Winter time

Christ the King (1st Class)



David Tyler

Riley Michael Jones

Mon 29 Feria: Votive Mass of the Blessed Trinity

Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm

 12:10pm Ethan Jones
Tue 30 Feria: Ferial Mass of 23rd Sunday after Pentecost  12:10pm Ronand & Patricia Jones
Wed 31 Feria: Votive Mass for Vocations

Mothers’ Prayer Group 1pm

12:10pm James O’Donnell RIP
Thur 1 All Saints (1st Class)


Holy Day of Obligation



7:00pm Sung

Louis Anderson RIP

John Middleton Gibson

Gordon Davies

Fri 2 All Souls (1st Class)

Stations of the Cross for Priests following the Mass

All Souls: not a holyday of obligation, but most fitting to attend Mass to pray for our loved ones.




12:10pm Sung




Holy Father’s Intentions

Faithful Departed

Douglas&Janet Verrier RIP

Sean Keenan RIP

Holy Father’s Intentions

Faithful Departed

Eileen Parsons RIP

Sat 3 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Our Lady’s Saturday, with Marian devotions



Pro Life

Gerard Wallace

 Sun 4 4th Sunday remaining after Epiphany 11:00am


John Taylor

David Tyrer


The following Mass requests have been said this week at private Masses: M Coughlan RIP, Crookall Family Intentions, Brenda Hancox, Colin Jones, Richard & Annie Hatton, Rev’d Thomas O’Hart, David & Sheila Parkinson, Tony McCoy, Holy Souls.    

 PRIORY CAMPAIGN: More Prayers Needed!

We are so DEEPLY GRATEFUL to all of you for the £541,256.36 raised since 18 July.

In addition, there is about £50,000.00 of Gift Aid: but this money will be sent to us by HM Revenue too late for purchase: it can only be used for conversion work later on. Put simply then, we are still short of £208,743.64 to buy even only one of the two buildings.

Please pray that the vendor will let us buy even part of one building for a just price. We hope to reach an agreement this week, please God.

Meanwhile, further donations are gratefully received.

Contact malleray@fssp.org for any inquiries.

Vocation Weekend 25-27 Jan. 2019, Warrington, for Catholic men 18-30. Contact: malleray@ssp.org

40 Days for Life peaceful Prayer Vigils to save babies: From September 26 to November 4 – Outside Marie Stopes, 5 Wynnstay Grove, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6XG

ACN Christmas cards after both Masses on Sunday 4th Nov.

Fireproofing upgrade: all our activities take place a usual.

Thief caught on CCTV: please do not leave valuables unattended.

All Saints Party, after 12:10 Mass, Thursday 1st November- All welcome!

Come along dressed as a saint, or bring a symbol for us to guess who you are. Meet in the priory house for a shared table. Games and pumpkin cutting (bring along your own, ready-hollowed pumpkins).

Children’s Commemoration of World War 1, Thursday 8th  November, 2 pm, in the narthex (at the back of church).

A series of short scenarios which tell of conversions during the Great War will be performed by children from St Mary’s Family Days. Concluding with prayers in the memorial chapel. All welcome.

Congratulations to Nick Barrick and Julie Haynes (picture) who were formally betrothed before Holy Mass last Wednesday, on the feast of St Raphael Archangel, Patron of those engaged.

We assure them of our prayer as they begin their marriage preparation abroad.

Why Catholic missions? Last Sunday’s homily is on vimeo.com/296567126 (oops! 22 mins – it took longer than intended…)

On All Souls’ Day (Nov. 2nd ) a plenary indulgence, applicable only to the Poor Souls in Purgatory, is granted to those who visit a Catholic church and there recite one Our Father and one Creed.

On all the days from November 1st through November 8th inclusive, a plenary indulgence, applicable only to the Poor Souls in Purgatory, is granted to those who visit a cemetery and pray even if only mentally for the departed. There must be one visit for each day one seeks to gain the indulgence; one visit will not apply for several days. Any public cemetery with Christian tombs will do. The nearest one is 5 minutes walk from St Mary’s: St Elphin’s, Church Street, WA1 2TL.

Conditions for both indulgences:

  1. Only one plenary indulgence can be granted per day.
    2. It is necessary to be in the state of grace, at least by completion of the work.
    3. Freedom from attachment to sin, even venial sin, is necessary; otherwise the indulgence is only partial. (By this is meant attachment to a particular sin, not sin in general.)
    4. Holy Communion must be received each time the indulgence is sought.
    5. Prayers must be recited for the intentions of the Holy Father on each day the indulgence is sought. No particular prayers are prescribed. One Our Father and one Hail Mary suffice, or other suitable prayers.
    6. One must be absolved in confession the fortnight before or following.

Reminder on All Saints: “On Sundays and other holy days of obligation the faithful are bound to participate in the Mass.” (cf Catholic Code of Canon Law, 1247). A grave cause is needed to excuse from the obligation. In case of doubt, consult your priest in advance. Missing Holy Mass on those days without a grave cause is a mortal sin.

Thank you to Br Vincent-Mary Hoare, FSVF, and Peter Kahn for singing the Mass with Fr de Malleray as our singers are away for half term.

Autumn Count of average number of Confessions heard/week: 2015: 14; 2016: 32; 2017: 30; 2018: 45.

Average Mass attendance per week: 2017: 316; 2018: 340.

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