United Kingdom and Ireland

Sacraments (Reading)


– For a baby, please contact us five months before the birth to allow for a sacramental preparation programme.

– For children and for adults, likewise please allow for several months of preparation before the ceremony.


– Confessions are usually heard half an hour before every Mass. Alternatively please ask a priest for an appointment.

Holy Communion

– To enrol on a First Holy Communion preparation course, please contact the priests resident at St John Fisher House.

– Holy Communion for the sick at home or in hospital can be arranged on request.

– See the ‘Reading’ page for Mass times. In the traditional Latin rite, Holy Communion is received on the tongue and, if one can, kneeling.


– Please contact us if you are interested in preparation.


– Please contact us to discuss enrolment in a sacramental preparation course for you and your future spouse.

Last Anointing

– At home or in hospital, available on request. If urgent please call us on 0118 966 5284

Seven Sacraments Altarpiece by Rogier van der Weyden (1399-1464)

The Priestly Fraternity of St Peter (England) is a Registered Charity: no.1129964. We will not share your details with third parties except where needed for the Sacraments, for example with the diocese. Details are retained on diocesan records.