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March 1, 2024

Pope Francis encourages FSSP

COMMUNIQUÉ FEATURED Audience with Pope Francis Published 1 March 2024 Official communiqué of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter – Fribourg, March 1st, 2024. Following a request from the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, Pope Francis invited Fr. Andrzej Komorowski, Superior General of the FSSP, to meet with him. He received him in private audience at the Vatican on Thursday, February 29, 2024, accompanied by Fr. Benoît Paul-Joseph, Superior of the District of France, and Fr. Vincent Ribeton, Rector of St. […]

December 8, 2023

Rorate Mass and Sunday bulletin

Remember this Saturday, 9 December, at 7am is the Rorate Mass. This is followed by breakfast, and an Advent Recollection: c.8.30-9.30am Breakfast 9.30 First Spiritual Conference 10.15 Second Spiritual Conference 10.45 Solemn Exposition with Litany of Loreto and Rosary 11.45 Benediction. Here is the latest Reading Bulletin, including details of Christmas Masses.

December 7, 2023

Dowry No60 Winter issue now online

In this issue: [click here to open the magazine] Editorial: Preparing for the Lord’s Coming The bleak state of the world and Church should not dishearten us: rather, it should lead us to give thanks for every small achievement granted by God. There are signs that seeds planted some decades ago have started bearing fruit, by God’s grace, Fr de Malleray observes. The Catholic Doctrine of the Angels Oxford theologian Fr John Saward has written a new and accessible summary […]

November 2, 2023

All Saints Party!

Thank you to all who organised the children’s All Saints Day party on Wednesday morning. There were many wonderful costumes, and Fr Phipps was deeply impressed at the knowledge of saints on display in the quiz!

October 30, 2023

All Saints and All Souls

All Saints Day (1 Nov.) is a Holy Day of Obligation – all Catholics must attend Mass on pain of mortal sin, and to the extent possible, abstain from servile works. Masses in Reading will be at 10am (Low Mass), and 7pm (Sung). After the morning Mass, there will be a children’s All Saints party – come dressed as your favourite saint! Please bring a packed lunch and something to share. All Souls Day is not a Holy Day of […]