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December 12, 2020

Reading Bulletin – 3 week edition, 13 December – 2 January

Our latest newsletter, with Mass times and activities is here

Please note especially the times for Masses at Christmas:

Bedford: Midnight Mass, and 8.30am (Dawn Mass of Christmas)

Reading: Midnight Mass (Sung), and 11am (Day Mass of Christmas)

Chesham Bois: 8am (Dawn Mass of Christmas – Sung)

There will also be a Holy Hour followed by a Sung Mass at Midnight on New Year’s Day in Reading.

November 28, 2020

Dowry Mag Autumn 2020 now ONLINE!

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Click here to open the 20-page pdf.

In this issue:        

Editorial: Gloom versus Glow

I Go To The King!

The Philosophy of Christendom

Sharing our Roman Traditions

A Very Priestly Fraternity

Schools of Prayer

The Privilege of Motherhood

Good Books For All As Christmas Presents

Three Books On Priestly Spirituality

Catholic Novels: When Fiction
Illustrates Faith

History And Spirituality Books For All

Support Our Apostolate

November 14, 2020

Free the Holy Souls: another fortnight!

Reminder: the restrictions imposed by the Government prevent many faithful from meeting the usual conditions to gain the plenary indulgences on behalf of the Holy Souls in Purgatory during this month of November. Thankfully the Holy See has granted more flexible conditions, allowing nearly every one to help one or several holy souls enter heaven this month.

In particular, entering a church or a cemetery is now dispensed with. One can gain the indulgence from home if unable to travel to […]

November 5, 2020

Suspension of Public Worship

As you will be aware, the Government’s new lockdown legislation calls for the cessation of public worship. Please sign this petition and write to your local MP to challenge this blatant and unnecessary violation of liberty. You will be pleased to note that the Bishops Conference has challenged the Government on this point, as have several bishops including Bishop Egan. Please pray that these restrictions are lifted quickly.

During the lockdown, we will strive to keep the founts […]

October 20, 2020

Be safe in the Lord

Secure now what no lockdown will ever take away from you: whether you are single or married, lay or consecrated, surrender to the Lord in loving trust. Start now.

Juventutem London resumed its monthly Mass and Social in September after the lockdowns of the summer. In this video recording, Fr Armand de Malleray offers a homily to the faithful on the theme of betrothal to Christ. Fr reflects that “betrothal […] is to give ourselves completely body and soul […]

Purchase of Priory Court completed today!

[Updated on 16th October 2020]


Priory Campaign Completed with £1m Raised

Dear Friends,

Our conveyancer emailed us today: “I am pleased to confirm that completion has taken place today.” The purchase of Priory Court Unit 1, 2 and 3 is now completed and our charity legally owns the entire building.

Our heartfelt thanks go to God and all our benefactors for the success of the Priory Campaign. The Trustees of FSSP England are delighted to announce that the remaining funds […]

October 14, 2020

Stabat Mater Conferences

After Easter during lockdown, three conferences were broadcast at St Mary’s Warrington on the Stabat Mater.

See typed presentation further below.

[Conference 1 is not available yet as the file seems to have been corrupted but might be retrieved later on.]

Conference 2:

StabatMater-II Fr. de Malleray from LiveMass on Vimeo.

Conference 3:

StabatMater-III Fr. de Malleray, FSSP from LiveMass on Vimeo.

The Stabat Mater
describes the gradual acknowledging of guilt through the establishing of a
filial relationship between the penitent […]