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November 28, 2021

Upcoming Events in Reading

Saturday 4 DecemberSolemn candlelit Rorate Mass – 7amAdvent Recollection, 10.15am-1pm, led by Deacon Gwilym Evans, FSSP.Tuesday 7 DecemberSolemn First Vespers for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception – 6pm

November 27, 2021

DOWRY Mag No51 online

Autumn 2021

In this issue,

Editorial: The Heenan Indult Turns Fifty

Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP looks back at the petition in favour of the traditional Latin Mass by scores of British men and women of the world of culture and the arts, some non Catholic and some non Christian. Pope Paul VI was convinced to grant permission for the traditional Latin missal to be used further in England, and asked Mgr Bugnini to express his permission to […]

October 23, 2021

All Saints and All Souls Masses

All Saints’ Day (1 Nov: Holy Day of Obligation)

St William of York, Reading: 10am (Low Mass) & 7pm (Sung Mass)

Our Lady’s, Chesham Bois: 11am (Low Mass)

Christ the King, Bedford: 7.30pm (Low Mass)

All Souls’ Day (2 Nov)

St William of York, Reading: two consecutive Low Masses, starting 10am; Sung Mass with Absolutions at the Catafalque, 7pm

Christ the King, Bedford: three consecutive Low Masses (Communion only at the first two), starting at 10am.

October 8, 2021

FSSP Vocation News

Pray for our Second Year seminarian David, from Warrington, who will receive First Tonsure and the cassock on 23rd October, together with 32 more fellow seminarians (16 in Bavaria and 17 in Nebraska).

Please also pray for our 49 First Year seminarians who started formation last month, including Federico from Wales.

Watch our short video Called to become a priest…

Re-read earlier articles and homilies on Vocations:

Light the Beacons! (2015)

Are You the Fiftieth? (2010)

Vocation Discernment Weekend in […]

The “GOD Rush”

Why on earth already 12 young adults from Juventutem UK have embraced consecrated celibacy!

[ Eric Mok / Unsplash ]

  • Find out at a day of reflection, prayer and friendship in London organised by Juventutem London.
  • For single Catholic men and women 18-35.
  • Preacher: Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP

Cf https://www.facebook.com/londonjuventutem/

Reflections on the relevance of religious life for young adults in Covid 2020s. Why not a few young people are attracted to it? How do they discern? Are they not afraid? Where […]

September 28, 2021

Vocation Weekend Warrington 26-28 Nov 2021

At St Mary’s Priory, Smith Street, Warrington WA1 2NS, England: Starts 5:00pm; ends 2:00pm

Is God calling ME?Matrimony, celibacy, monastery, seminary, Fraternity?

If you are a single Catholic man between 18 and 29 years of age, come and discern with us at St Mary’s Priory & Church.Shrine Rector Fr de Malleray, FSSP will lead the Weekend, assisted by Frs Ian Verrier, FSSP and Alex Stewart, FSSP.There will be talks, prayers (Divine Office in our beautiful church), Holy Mass and […]

September 17, 2021

Prevent suicide

Forthcoming Assisted Dying Bill – Bishop John Sherrington, Lead Bishop for Life Issues for the Catholic
Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has written an open letter inviting
Catholics to pray for the defeat of the Assisted Dying Bill to be debated in
the House of Lords in October.

It encourages
them to write to peers at the House of
Lords
 stating the reasons why they oppose this legislation and
particularly explain from personal experience the reasons why this change in
the law should be opposed. […]