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This Week’s Mass Intentions and Special Holy Week Schedule:
|Sun 1||Easter Sunday (1st Class Feast)
N.B. there will be NO 6pm Mass today.
|Midnight Solemn High Mass
11:00am Solemn High Mass
(no 6pm Mass)
|Confraternity of St Peter + FSSP
Faithful of St Mary’s Shrine
|Mon 2||Easter Monday (1st Class)||12:10pm||Our Lady’s Holy Souls|
|Tue 3||Easter Tuesday (1st Class)||12:10pm||Joseph Gately RIP|
|Wed 4||Easter Wednesday (1st Class)||12:10pm||Jim Murrey RIP|
|Thur 5||Easter Thursday (1st Class)||12:10pm||Margaret Milne|
|Fri 6||Easter Friday (1st Class)||12:10pm||Thomas Higgins|
|Sat 7||Easter Saturday (Sabbato in Albis – 1st Class)||12:10pm||Higgins/Kennedy family (deceased)|
|Sun 8||Low Sunday (Dominica in Albis/Quasimodo Sunday – 1st Class)||11am
3pm Divine Mercy Devotions
|Crookall/Walsh family (deceased)
Kristian Leonard RIP
Fathers de Malleray, Loewenstein and Verrier wish you all a very blessed and happy Easter.
Easter duty: to be absolved from any grave sins in confession individually by a priest and receive Holy Communion at least every 12 months, preferably around Easter.
Church Music retiring collection after 11am Mass on Easter Sunday.
☞ Did you know?
St Mary’s Shrine costs £1,444 a week to run and maintain. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
Thank you to all who gave extra time to prepare the liturgies (singers, servers, cameramen), clean the church, arrange flowers and cook for clergy and lay guests at the Priory during Holy Week.
GA envelopes labeled to collect from Narthex.
Please do subscribe to this scheme, so that less of your gift be spent in admin cost and more in helping St Mary’s.
Indeed, if you Gift Aid using the ‘one-off’ envelopes in the pews, our secretary needs more time to process more data. If you Gift Aid via the regular scheme, it is quicker for us to process, and thus your money is put to better use.
Help us minimise admin & maximise your giving:
The box sets of GIFT AID envelopes for the new tax year will be available for collection shortly. Anyone who is a tax payer and a regular user of the occasional Gift Aid envelopes (those left on the benches) and would prefer their own set of dated and numbered, Sunday Gift Aid envelopes, should contact Jane Wright in the Shrine Office email@example.com
Easter Collections: Not retained by Shrine Clergy for personal use. Rather, according to FSSP policy, all Easter (and Christmas) collections are used to cover the Shrine’s weekly expenses (including the clergy). We rely essentially on your generosity. Thank you in advance for your much needed financial support.
Safeguarding Representative: Thank you to Clare Fraser, who agreed to succeed Chris Gehrke as our local Safeguarding Representative. A daily worshipper at St Mary’s, Clare will be part of the Safeguarding Team within the wider parish.
Weekly Family Day: As soon as further DBS checks are completed, our monthly family day will occur weekly. After our usual 12.10pm Mass, there will be a picnic and 2 afternoon classes following a set curriculum. We will end with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament before joining (those who wish) the Junior Choir practice. Info/contact: Alison Kahn firstname.lastname@example.org
Congress: Three more paid-for spaces are available for Shrine parishioners to attend the Eucharistic Congress in September. Please contact urgently the clergy or directly Fr Dave Heywood, P.P.
Copies of the Diocesan Directory for sale: ask at the Presbytery.
March For Life: join us to London on Sat. 5th May for the great pro-life walk! Now is the time to walk for life. Day Return train tickets available: book with Peter Boyle our pro-life officer: email@example.com. With Frs de Malleray and Verrier.
Mary’s Meals Backpack Collection
Many thanks to all who gave generously to this Lenten Alms-giving appeal.
Sacraments: preparation in taking place. Contact the priests if you need to be added on.
Young Adults Group: Sat. 21 April, 1pm-4pm.
Rosary on the Coast: 29 April 2018, 3pm.
Interest has been expressed at St Mary’s for taking part in this national Initiative of prayer for our country. Website: rosaryonthecoast.co.uk
Chartres Pilgrimage at Pentecost: 19-21 May.
Join our pilgrimage from Warrington, with Fr de Malleray. Contact Conor now: firstname.lastname@example.org.
House to let: two bedroomed/ two reception roomed terraced house, in Longford Street, Warrington (0.9 mile from St Mary’s) near St Benedict’s – owned by P.B., a member of St Mary’s Shrine’s congregation. Contact us for more information.
Watch Holy Mass at St Mary’s daily on www.livemass.org. The Mass of the day can be watched for 24hrs and that of the Sunday for the entire week.