United Kingdom and Ireland
May 11, 2024

Sunday Bulletin 12 May 2024

FSSP Chaplaincy Bulletin,

12-18 May 2024

Served by the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter by appointment from the RC Diocese of Northampton

Residence: St Alban House, 18 Brett Drive, Bromham, Bedford MK43 8RF

Landline: 01234 954 316

Worship: Christ the King Church, Harrowden Road, Bedford MK42 0SP; and on Sundays and major feasts at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Church, Chesham Bois, 30 Amersham Road, HP6 5PE

fssp.org.uk/bedford or fssp.org.uk/chesham     



Chaplain: Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP:


Visiting Priest: Fr Miguel Coelho:


Secretary: Mrs Rita Carroll: bedford@fssp.org

Safeguarding: If you have concerns about children or vulnerable adults, please contact the FSSP Safeguarding officer. Tel: 07825 089 336

Email: safeguardingfssp@pm.me

Reminder: Children must be accompanied to the loo by a parent.

Watch daily Mass by the FSSP on www.livemass.net/locations/warrington.html

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


BEDFORD: Sunday: 8:30am; Mon 10:00am; Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 8:00am; Sat 10:00am

CHESHAM BOIS: Sunday: 12noon

Holy Days: (check website before travelling)


Sat 9:00am-9:55am. And during or around Holy Mass when possible, including in Chesham Bois.

William Currie, new Safeguarding Representative for FSSP Bedford and Chesham Bois. William is married with four children and lives in Northampton. He has attended the Latin Mass at Christ the King for eight years. He retired from Northamptonshire Police in 2017, after thirty years of service and has extensive practical experience in dealing with safeguarding issues involving adults at risk and young people. William will ensure that there are robust safeguarding protocols in place in order to protect everyone in the Apostolate. He will ensure that all reports are dealt with in the strictest confidence and appropriately. William can be contacted via email at safeguardingfssp@pm.me,  telephone 07825 089 336 or in person.

Pray for First Communion preparation. Well done our 16 children who attended their third class with Fr de Malleray.

Sunday Coffee under threat… We need more volunteers to help with tea and coffee after the Bedford 8:30am Sunday Mass, or this may not be able to continue. Help to tidy the hall at the end of tea and coffee would also be welcome.

Kindly volunteer now: bedford@fssp.org

Trad triplets? Or nearly. On Sat 4 May, feast of the Holy Martyrs of England & Wales, three families in three FSSP England apostolates had the joy of childbirth.  Congratulations to Simon and Isabelle Lubbock (Bedford) on the happy birth of their daughter Marie-Heloise and her baptism on 11 May; to Brandon and Isabella Barkowski (Chesham Bois) on the birth of their son Damian and his baptism on 12 May; and to Demetri and Maisie Newman-Brown (Warrington) on the birth of their first child.

The Wolfcub are doing birdwatching this Sunday at Willington Peace Memorial Hall. We are looking for more female and male adult volunteers for the Scouts of Europe: if you are interested please contact Robert on 07947698195 and robert543@gmail.com.

Say NO To Abortion Up To Birth! Join the Pro-Life movement in London, Parliament Square: 15th May: 11.00am. Cf. https://www.marchforlife.co.uk/2024/05/08/say-no-to-abortion-up-to-birth/.

Write to your MP here: https://righttolife.org.uk/uptobirth.

Discussions have started about a family day for all at Buckden Towers, probably in September. Please send us suggestions of activities and format!

Thank you for your great generosity last Sunday at the second collection for sick FSSP England priests. Bedford £301.25 + Chesham £234.76 = Total £536.01.

Mass intentions: 50 already received. If specific dates wished, please give several weeks’ notice.

Juventutem Summer Weekend on 2-4 August at Ampleforth Abbey for 18-35s: Book before the Ascension to secure a great discount: £125 including all accommodation, food, and a space on the coach to / from York Station if required. Simply complete the form at bit.ly/juventutem2024 or email juventutemldn@gmail.com if you have any queries!

15 Baronius hand missals have arrived, to be purchased at the discounted price of £45.

About 20 people stayed on after Mass in Chesham Bois last Sunday to attend the talk by Fr de Malleray on How to use a traditional hand missal.

The monthly Ladies’ group talk in Bedford last 10 May was about How to prepare for a priest’s visit to your home for Sick Communion or Anointing of the Sick.

Please book now in your diary:

Next Men’s Group: 23 May & 20 June

Next Ladies’ Group: 21 June

Dowry magazine, Spring issue now online:


Summer Camps 2024: This year’s summer camps will once again take place at Savio House in Bollington, near Macclesfield. Boys 5-10 Aug. Girls 12-17 Aug. Booking form: https://form.jotform.com/240713420509347.

See pictures here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/138056205@N08/albums/72177720310480630/

Pray for 18,000 preparing for the great pilgrimage from Paris to Chartres at Pentecost, including a growing number from England. Visit: https://www.nd-chretiente.com/en/accueil-2-ndc-english-2/

FINANCES: online donations and standing orders are still gratefully received, being also much quicker and easier to process than cash. Thank you in advance for your generosity. Sort code: 30-80-27   Account number: 44025960 Thank you in advance.

GIFT AID: Increase your donation to the FSSP Chaplaincy by 25% at no further expense to you. Ask Rita for a Gift Aid form, fill it in and hand it back to her. That will help us a lot.

Pray  for  the sick in our congregations: Mrs Courtney, Claire Barret, Baby Vincent Jones, Tom and Inma Jones, Patsy Crocker, Baby Joseph Osborn. R.I.P. Carl Roberts. Please email to sick list.


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