United Kingdom and Ireland
June 16, 2018

Come, Holy Ghost!

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Sunday Bulletin, St Mary’s Shrine, 17 June 2018

This Weeks Mass Intentions:

Sun 17 4th Sunday after Pentecost 11:00am


Noel Loughrey

Sean Keenan

Mon 18 St Ephrem the Syrian Deacon, Confessor Doctor

Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm

 12:10pm Patrick & Kirsty Parkinson
Tue 19 St Juliana Falconieri, Virgin  12:10pm David Parkinson
Wed 20 Feria: Mass of St Silvarius, Pope Martyr

Mothers’ Prayer Group 1pm

Confirmations & Benediction 7:00pm

12:10pm Sarah Parkinson
Thur 21 St Aloysius Gonzaga, Confessor 12:10pm Joseph Parkinson
Fri 22 St Alban, Protomartyr of England

Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm

12:10pm Ken Ward
Sat 23 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Vigil of the Nativity of St John the Baptist




Margaret Farell

 Sun 24 Nativity of St John the Baptist  (1st Class) 11:00am


Holy Souls

Rosemary McSorley


Confirmations by Archbishop McMahon O.P. on Wednesday 20 June, 7:00pm

followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament ending by 8pm. Refreshments.

Why this concerns you: because no sacrament is a private affair, but benefits the entire Church. In particular the three which cannot be reiterated: Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Orders. Attending the Confirmations is also an occasion for each of us to give thanks for having received the Holy Ghost, and for reflecting on how we can let Him bear more fruit through us.

Please come to support our 8 candidates: Christopher Molphy; Allan, Jacqueline and Henry Walker; Andrea Kelly; Julie Fraser; Cristian Marrero Avero; and Nathanael Hankey (the latter will be also received into the Church).

Sunday 17 June ‘Day for Life’: Church intention Against human trafficking and modern slavery

Peter Boyle thanks all those who donated baby clothes etc, which have now been delivered to the Pro-Life Institute.

June 23rd: priestly ordinations at our European seminary by His Ex. Vitus Huonder, Bishop of Chur (Zurich). Please pray for the ordinands:

Dimitri Artifoni; Jean-Antoine Kegelin; Michał Kołodziej ; Yuri Santos de Farias ; Jérôme Sevillia.


Requiem Mass for Fr Michael Murphy at St Mary’s on Monday 25th June, 12:10pm. A former member of St Mary’s Choir, Fr Murphy was a priest from the Southwark Archdiocese retired in Warrington. A great supporter of St Mary’s Shrine, he died peacefully last month. R.I.P.


25th June: begin novena for the FSSP General Chapter next July. Suggested: Veni Creator.


Sts Peter & Paul, Friday 29th June – Holiday of Obligation: every able Catholic must attend Holy Mass on that day under penalty of grave sin. Holy Masses at St Mary’s: 6:45am; 12:10pm (Sung); 7:00pm. Plenary indulgence for members of the Confraternity of St Peter under the usual conditions.

 Legion of Mary? Dennis Croughan, President of the Warrington Curia of the Legion of Mary would be happy to pay a visit and answer any questions that you may have regarding the Legion and assist in any way you require if we wanted to start a group. Please email warrington@fssp.org.

Your help is needed… for the Pro-life garden Summer Fête on Sunday June 24th 2018, feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist. Learn how to get more involved with information from our Pro life stall and by listening to our excellent and inspirational speakers, who tirelessly defend and safeguard human life in the public sphere. Mr Robin Haig (SPUC) National Chairman and Ms Alina Dulgheriu (Be here for me) March for Life 2018 testimony speaker. We also need help setting up on 23/06 Saturday afternoon after mass, including the hanging of bunting, blowing up of balloons, building the marquee, setting up tables, organizing tombola and raffle prizes. We need prizes for the tombola and bric a brac , buy raffle tickets after Mass; above all come with your friends and family and support the prolife fête!

See the great pictures of Fr Seth Phipp’s ordination and First Mass on our Flickr albums: www.flickr.com/photos/138056205@N08/albums

Dowry Magazine online: fssp.co.uk/warrington


☞ Did you know?

St Mary’s Shrine costs £1,444 a week to run and maintain. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.


Our Eucharistic Conferences last week in preparation for the Eucharistic Congress next September were advertised by the Liverpool Archdiocese. Thank you for your interest for this important topic of our faith. You can watch the 4 conferences on Transubstantiation; Concomitance; Fragments; Presence on https://vimeo.com/livemass.


Family Catechism Day on Thursday 21st June, 1pm-3:30pm: all families and children welcome (bring packed lunch).

Also next month on Thursday 19th July.


Young Trekkers: well done our young adults and professionals who walked across parts of North Wales yesterday. Any 18-35 welcome next month on Sat. 14th July, 1pm-3:30pm, with a talk by Fr Konrad Loewenstein, FSSP.


Diocesan Ordinations: all are welcome to accompany St Mary’s Clergy to the priestly ordinations by Archbishop McMahon OP at the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral on Sat. 7 July, 1pm.


Watch Holy Mass at St Marys daily on www.livemass.org. The Mass of the day can be watched for 24hrs and that of the Sunday for the entire week.


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.

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