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St Mary’s Shrine Bulletin Sunday 10 April 2022 (Holy Week Schedule)

[Links to Tenebrae booklets now updated below.]

St Mary’s Shrine Church Bulletin

10-24 April 2022 (fortnightly)

Smith Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 2NS, England

Served by the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter by appointment from the RC Archdiocese of Liverpool.

01925 635664 fssp.org.uk/warrington      facebook.com/fssp.england

Rector: Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP malleray@fssp.org ;

Assistant: Fr Ian Verrier, FSSP (also Choir & Organ) iverrier@fssp.org;

Assistant: Fr Alex Stewart, FSSP (any Mass bookings) astewart@olgseminary.org

Assistant: Fr Gerard Quirke   frquirke@outlook.com

Visiting Priest: Fr Andrew Jolly; Shrine Secretary: Mrs Jane Wright: warrington@fssp.org


Receive this newsletter by email https://fssp.org.uk/manageprofile/index.php


Daily Holy Mass readings: www.divinumofficium.com/cgi-bin/missa/missa.pl

Vespers: https://www.divinumofficium.com/cgi-bin/horas/officium.pl


Opening Times:

Sundays: 8:30am to 7:00pm 

3 Sunday Holy Masses 9:00am, 11:00am & 6:00pm;

Sung Vespers & Benediction 5:00pm; Confessions 8:30am-8:55am, 10:30am-10:55am & 5:30pm-5:55pm

Weekdays: 9:00am-7:00pm (Confessions 11:40am-12:05pm; Holy Mass 12:10pm)

Saturdays: 9:00am-7pm (Eucharistic Adoration 10:00am-12noon, with Confessions 10:05am-11:45am; Holy Mass 12:10pm); Sung Vespers 6:00pm

Confessions 30mins before every Mass every day

Holy Rosary Mon-Fri 11:30am; Sat 11am; Sun 4:30pm

Stations of the Cross Mon & Fri, 1:00pm

Mothers’ Prayer Group: Wed 1:00pm

Church & Priory Court car parks for Shrine visitors

Also, free 2hrs parking at ASDA across the street.

Organ practice Thu, Fri 2pm-4pm

Bookshop Unit 3 Open Sun 12:25pm-1:00pm.


Daily Holy Mass online with homily: on LiveMass.net > Warrington: Sun 11:00am; Mon-Sat 12:10pm, and the same on demand 24hrs after 3pm upload for weekday Masses, and over 7days for latest Sunday Mass.

Holy Masses: Sunday 11am & 6pm; Mon-Sat 12:10pm daily.

Eucharistic Adoration: Sun 5Sat 10:00am-12noon; 1st Fri 7:40pm-8:40pm; most Wed. afternoon after school

Men’s group: Every Wed 7:00pm Mass + Compline &  Talk Converts & Adults Catechesis: MostSat 5pm

Home Education Group: MostWednesdays 1pm-3:30pm. Contact Alison Kahn 01925 727759.

Choir: Every Thu & Sun.Contact Fr Verrier for an audition if you would like to join our choir – including Junior choir.

Young Adults & Professionals 18-35: Monthly Sat walk and/or talk: www.facebook.com/juventutem.warrington/


All must dress modestly in church out of reverence for God and of respect for fellow-worshippers. Sunday best should be worn by all on Sundays and feasts.

To receive Holy Communion: one must be a Catholic, in the state of grace, one-hour fasting at least. In the traditional liturgy, Holy Communion is received kneeling (unless unable to) and always on the tongue. Thank you in advance.

Kindly switch OFF your mobile phone before you enter the church.


Safeguarding: If you have concerns about children or vulnerable adults, please contact the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Department: m.robson@rcaol.org.uk or 0151 522 1013, or speak with Clare Fraser, St Mary’s Safeguarding Officer. Thank you for your awareness.


Farewell Deacon Evans, FSSP: we thank Rev Evans for his hard work during his pastoral stage at St Mary’s ending on Holy Tuesday. We assure him of our prayer for his priestly ordination in Bavaria on Sat 18th June and we look forward to welcoming him again, this time as a priest, for his First Mass in Warrington scheduled on Sun 7th August, 11:00am.


LAST 3 WEEKS for RC Academy registration: deadline for registering children for September is 1st May 2022: www.rcahybrid.org.uk. Thank you for your continued support through 1) sharing the information by email and word of mouth; 2) praying for growth; 3) directing sponsors to St Mary’s Educational Trust: st.m.ed.trust@gmail.com. See Academy pictures here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/138056205@N08/albums/72177720296777953.

Solution for Catholic Education video, watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGepkkYB7KI


Have you been CONFIRMED, or your teenage children? If not, contact Fr Quirke by 30th April to be included in our preparation class, starting after Easter: frquirke@outlook.com. Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP of Liverpool will confer the Sacrament at St Mary’s on Sat 2nd July 2022, 3:00pm.


500 weekly visits to St Mary’s Shrine Church.


Roof leaking: The scaffolding is now in place for survey and repair to take place. Thank you for the money raised and donated.


Thank you for helping us through the Offertory collection and standing orders.

Support St Mary’s Shrine: send your donation via our Donate page: https://fssp.co.uk/donate/. Ask us for a Gift Aid form to increase your donation by 25% at no extra cost to you. Gift Aid envelopes can be obtained from our Secretariat. Standing orders are easier and quicker for us to process than cash: Lloyds Bank ;

Sort Code: 30-80-27 ; Account number: 30993368 ;

Account name: FSSP Warrington


On Palm Sunday, palmswill be blessed only at the 11:00am Mass, not at the 9:00am one; then available for you to collect at the 6:00pm Mass or the following days.


English Conversation Classes for anyone, especially our new parishioners from Hong Kong, Poland or elsewhere. Individuals, couples and families, all welcome. Most Tuesdays after the 12:10pm Mass in Priory Court Unit 1. Contact Alison a.f.kudlowski@btinternet.com.


Pro-Life Chain SPUC on Sat 23 April 11:00am-1:00pm, along Mersey Street. Stand up for life holding signs to raise awareness about the fate of unborn children.


Latin Classes for beginners: Contact Samuel: s.a.e.barry@hotmail.com.

Now 580 subscribers to St Mary’s YouTube channel: Homilies for Sundays and major feasts are uploaded regularly. Visit youtube.com/channel/UC_NVY7jpDIhANiwjng1gN0w. Thank you to our LiveMass/YouTube operators.


Penance Reminder: Catholics 14+ must abstain from meat every Friday; Catholics 18-59 must fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Fast currently means: one full meal a day plus up to two snacks which altogether do not amount to another full meal. Every Catholic must receive Holy Communion at least once a year, preferably at Easter; following Sacramental absolution.

Confessions times: kindly come as advertised overleaf,not later.

Easter Collections not for clergy, but for Shrine upkeep (and Holy Land on Good Friday.)

Easter Week reduced clergy: kindly keep non urgent matters for the week after, as several clergy will be away.

St George’s Day celebration on Tue 26th April, 1pm: After 12:10pm Holy Mass of the Patron Saint of England, join us at the parish hall. Food contributions welcome, but Traditional English Dishes preferred.  


Pray for: Margaret and Marta Zielinska, Carmen Watts, Ray Cilia, James H., Tim Wright, Michael Leacy, Wendy Moss, Bill Conder,  Greta Doyle, Dorothea Wallace, Deryck Sankey, M. Hawley, Theresa Reynard, Hilda Creagan.

HOLY MASS INTENTIONS: Other intentions are applied at Private Masses. Kindly ask Fr Stewart for details.
Sun 10Palm Sunday (II Sunday Passiontide)I Class Take a palm from Narthex, hold it for blessing & take home 5pm Vespers and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament9:00am 11:00am 6:00pmJoseph RIP FSSP & preserv trad Mass Irene  Fraser
Mon 11Monday in Holy Week, I Class12:10pmHoly Souls
Tue 12Tuesday in Holy Week, I Class12:10pmThomas Corcoran RIP
Wed 13Wednesday in Holy Week, I Class (No Men’s Group nor 7:00pm Mass)12:10pmMonica Cardiff
Thu 14Maundy Thursday, I Class Sung Tenebrae Confessions Solemn Mass Eucharistic Adoration until midnight  10:00am 7:00pm 8:00pm 9:30pm    ends 8:00pm St Mary’s clergy
Fri 15Good Friday I Class         Fast & Abstinence Sung Tenebrae Solemn Stations of the Cross Solemn Liturgy        Retiring Collection for Holy Land  10:00am 1:00pm 3:00pm
Sat 16Holy Saturday, I Class Sung Tenebrae Confessions Easter Vigil Solemn Mass  10:00am 2:00pm 8:00pm 9:30pm    ends 4:00pm   Confraternity of St Peter
Sun 17Easter Sunday, I Class   Solemn Vespers (No Benediction ; no 6pm Mass this Sunday)9:00am 11:00am 5:00pmMichael M. Coughlan RIP All St. Mary’s Faithful
Mon 18Easter Monday, I Class12:10pmMaire McCurdy
Tue 19Easter Tuesday, I Class12:10pmStephen Murphy & family
Wed 20Easter Wednesday, I Class    (No Men’s Group or 7:00pm Mass)12:10pmChristina Clarke
Thu 21Easter Thursday, I Class12:10pmAnn Girling
Fri 22Easter Friday, I Class12:10pmPhilip Brockenhurst
Sat 23Easter Saturday,  Class Adoration & Confessions 10:00am-12noon 12:10pmAnthony McGiveran
Sun 24Low Sunday,I Class 3pm Divine Mercy devotions with Confessions 5pm Vespers and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament9:00am 11:00am 6:00pmFrancis Kilsby All St. Mary’s Faithful Anthony Puspanathan

Tenebrae booklets online

[Faulty links now updated]

To download the full liturgical texts for Tenebrae, three booklets are available by clicking on the link right under each image below. Or click here for all three booklets as one single pdf.

Please note, all these prayers, without the chant notation, are also available in the Baronius Hand Missal [for sale at St Mary’s Shrine] on pages 1778, 1811 & 1842 for the respective days of the Triduum.

Follow the choral singing of Tenebrae from St Mary’s Warrington via LiveMass.net.

https://asbloomf.github.io/gabc-chants/pdfs/Tenebrae/tenebrae_thursday.pdf

https://asbloomf.github.io/gabc-chants/pdfs/Tenebrae/tenebrae_friday.pdf
https://asbloomf.github.io/gabc-chants/pdfs/Tenebrae/tenebrae_saturday.pdf


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