St Mary’s Shrine Church Bulletin 12-26 March 2023 (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 firstname.lastname@example.org; Assistants: Fr Ian Verrier, FSSP (also Choir & Organ) email@example.com; Fr Alex Stewart, FSSP (any Mass bookings) firstname.lastname@example.org; Fr Gerard Quirke, FSSP: email@example.com; Visiting Priest: Fr Andrew Jolly; Shrine Administrator: Mrs Jane Wright: firstname.lastname@example.org; Secretarial Assistant: Mrs Kelly Williams:email@example.com.
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Daily Holy Mass readings: www.divinumofficium.com/cgi-bin/missa/missa.pl
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-6:20pm (Confessions 11:40am-12:05pm; Holy Mass 12:10pm)
Saturdays: 9:00am-6:20pm (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
Holy Souls Prayer Group: every Tuesday 1:00pm
Church & Priory Court car parks for Shrine visitors
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 7 days for latest Sunday Mass.
Eucharistic Adoration: Sun 5:30pm; Sat 10:00am-12noon; 1st Fri 7:40pm-8:40pm; most Wed. afternoon after classes
Men’s group: Monthly 7:00pm Mass + Talk
St Mary’s Academy: Mon and Thu 8:30am-3:30pm
All must dress modestly in church out of reverence for God and of respect for fellow-worshippers. Kindly switch OFF your mobile phone before you enter the church. Thank you in advance.
Safeguarding: If you have concerns about children or vulnerable adults, please contact the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Department: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0151 522 1013, or speak with Clare Fraser, St Mary’s Safeguarding Officer. Thank you for your awareness.
Please keep lights ON all day in Narthex and Porch,
but doors SHUT from Nave to any other part of the church including WCs. Thank you.
Lenten effort: book for vigil and/or send alms to save babies via GoodCounselNetwork.com.
THIS LENT: Clergy-led Stations of the Cross every Fri in Lent, 1pm. Topical homilies on Temptation (12 Mar), Conversion (19 Mar).
Bring your St Benedict medals (as single items but also if inserted in crucifixes, rosary beads etc) to be exorcised and blessed on his feast Tuesday 21st March, after 12:10pm Mass.
Shrine Novena to Our Lady for Priory Court and St Mary’s Academy: Thur 16-Fri 24 March.
In preparation for the Annunciation on 25th March, after daily main Mass, following one decade of the Holy Rosary: O God, Who didst will that Thy Word should take flesh, at the message of an Angel, in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary, grant to Thy suppliant people, that we who believe her to be truly the Mother of God, may be helped by her intercession with Thee. Through the same Christ our Lord.
Pigeon update: a huge thank you to the anonymous benefactor or benefactress who donated the amount to cover the£4,200.00 cost cleaning, sanitising and securing the belfry, allowing again future access for roofers, bell engineers etc. Thank you to the other parishioner who volunteered to clear the pigeon waste on the patio outside the church.
PRIORY COURT HALL CONVERSION: plans and drawings available for your perusal plus the project team on hand to answer any questions, downstairs in Unit 1. The BOOKSHOP remains open after 11am Sun Mass.
Pray for Fr Ian Verrier, FSSP unwell for a few months and presently recuperating in Reading. We hope to have him back with us before Passiontide.
Well done to our Warrington seminarian David who was ordained a Porter and Lector among 32 others on 4th March.
Converts’ class Saturdays 5pm. Catholics willing to improve their faith are welcome as well. Contact Fr Quirke: email@example.com.
St Patrick’s Day, Fri 17th March: bring and share light refreshments in Shrine hall after 12:10pm Mass. No meat!
Sold out! Shrine Pilgrimage to Walsingham 7-8 May. The 54 pilgrims from St Mary’s look forward to this great event at the National Shrine of Our Lady.
Treat your soul this Lent with Fr de Malleray’s Meditations on the Stabat Mater, now a CTS bestseller. Special price £3.50 per copy or 2 copies for £6.00 at bookshop, or order on: www.ctsbooks.org/ product/meditations-on-the-stabat-mater/. Have it already? Then what about buying one for a friend this Lent?
BOOK NOW for the great Juventutem Summer Weekend 21-23 July at Ampleforth Abbey! For any young Catholics 18-35. With Fr de Malleray, FSSP. Book now at: bit.ly/juventutem2023 or: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men’s Group: 22 Mar, 19 Apr, 17 May, 21 Jun, 12 July. Ladies’ : 25 Mar, 22 Apr, 13 May, 17 Jun
Sacrament of CONFIRMATION by Archbishop McMahon on Sat 24th June 2023 at 3:00pm.
St Mary’s playgroup: email@example.com or Carla Cilia – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sacrament of CONFIRMATION by Archbishop McMahon on Sat 24th June 2023 at 3:00pm.
Shrine expenses grow quicker than income. This is not surprising since our parishioners are affected by the economic difficulties. However, if you are in a position to contribute personally or to alert benefactors on our needs, even though they don’t live in Warrington, please share our bank account details below with them.
Thank you for helping us through the Offertory collection and standing orders. Should any parishioner be in serious financial difficulty, let them contact the Shrine clergy confidentially.
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
Chartres Pilgrimage 2023 Pentecost Weekend 26-30 May 2023: Register asap:email@example.com.
Now 809 subscribers to St Mary’s YouTube channel: Homilies for Sundays and major feasts are uploaded regularly: youtube.com/@stmaryswarringtonyoutubech6943.
Pray for: Terry Drury, Michelle Brazier-Huelsman,James H., Bill Conder, Greta Doyle, Dorothea Wallace, M. Hawley; Theresa Reynard. RIP: Hilda Creagan, Ana Mary Rozo, Ann Evans, Michael Whelan; John Marechal.
Masses are offered in private for: A. S. D’Souza; R. Parson RIP; F. Hawley; S. Grant; Chau S.; Chu E. RIP; Fr J. Wan RIP; Fr James Wan RIP; S. Sleigh; R. Amaya; C. Amaya; E. Pelaez; Patrick & Teresa; R. Hannah RIP; E. Hurley; B. Hannah; G. Hayhurst & C. Doherty; W & W. Kilduff RIP. Kindly ask Fr Stewart for details.
|Sun||12||3rd Sunday of Lent||I||9:00am||Church in Hong Kong|
|5pm Vespers and Benediction of the||11:00am||Preservation Latin Mass, FSSP|
|Mon||13||Feria||III||12:10pm||Lucy Ingram,Clark Blackburn|
|Tue||14||Feria||III||12:10pm||Vin Garbutt RIP|
|Wed||15||Feria||III||12:10pm||Terence Lijeti RIP|
|Thur||16||Feria||III||12:10pm||Tony and Teresa Lynch|
|Fri||17||Feria||III||12:10pm||Fr Quirke’s Family|
|Sat||18||Feria Adoration & Confessions 10am-12noon Vespers 6pm||III||12:10pm||Mary Mullin, J Warham|
|Sun||19||4th Sunday of Lent||I||9:00am||Elaine Vasey|
|5pm Vespers and Benediction of the||11:00am||All St. Mary’s Faithful|
|Blessed Sacrament||6:00pm||Winifred Taylor RIP|
|Mon||20||St Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin||I||12:10pm||Zophia’ Holy Souls|
|Tue||21||St. Benedict, Abbot||III||12:10pm||Kevin and Brian|
|Men’s Group 7:45-9:15||Celebrant’s intention|
|Thur||23||Funeral of Hilda Creagan RIP (Feria)||III||12 noon||Hilda Creagan|
|Fri||24||St. Gabriel Archangel||III||12:10pm||Aslam Masgood|
|Sat||25||The Annunciation of the BVM; Ladies Group||I||12:10pm||Thanksgiving (Dr Lokhia)|
|Adoration & Confessions 10am-12noon Vespers 6pm|
|Sun||26||Passion Sunday Summer time begins: rise 1hr earlier||I||9:00am||Maria Bobby RIP|
|5pm Sung Vespers and Benediction of the||11:00am||ALL St. Mary’s Faithful|
|Blessed Sacrament||6:00pm||M.Anthony Punspanathan|