United Kingdom and Ireland
November 4, 2018

Sunday Bulletin 4 November 2018

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www.fssp.co.uk/warrington • 01925 635664

Buttermarket Street, Warrington WA1 2NS

Served by the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter

by appointment of the RC Archdiocese of Liverpool


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

Assistant: Fr Konrad Loewenstein, FSSP: padrek@libero.it

Assistant: Fr Ian Verrier, FSSP: iverrier@fssp.org


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

Confessions 30mins before every Mass every day

– including from 5:30pm before 6pm Sunday Mass

and on Saturdays 10am-11:45am during Eucharistic Adoration. Daily Rosary 11:30am Mon-Fri, 11am Sat. Followed by the Angelus.


SUPPORT—Bank details: Account name: FSSP Warrington. Account number: 30993368. Sort Code 30-80-27; Lloyds Bank, Palmerston Road Branch. Ask us for Gift Aid forms and envelopes: warrington@fssp.org. Registered Charity number 1129964


Safeguarding: Children, teenagers and vulnerable adults must be accompanied or supervised at all times within the Shrine. If you have concerns, please contact the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Department on 0151 522 1043 or e-mail safeguarding@rcaol.co.uk, or speak with Clare Fraser, St Mary’s Safeguarding Officer. Thank you for your awareness.


Pro-life: Every last Saturday, 10:15am. Coordinator: Peter Boyle: p.boyle400@btinternet.com


Reminder: To receive Holy Communion: to be a Catholic, in state of grace, one-hour fasting.

In the EF liturgy, Holy Communion is received kneeling (unless unable to) and always on the tongue. Thank you in advance.

 This Week’s Mass Intentions: 

Sun 4 4th Sunday remaining after Epiphany 11:00am


John Taylor

David Tyrer

Mon 5 Feast of the Holy Relics honoured in the Churches of the Diocese

+ Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm

 12:10pm Angela Christie
Tue 6 Feria: Requiem Mass  12:10pm John M. Wilson RIP
Wed 7 Feria: Requiem Mass

Mothers’ Prayer Group 1pm

12:10pm Ernest Bennett RIP
Thur 8 Feria: Requiem Mass 12:10pm FSSP deceased
Fri 9 Dedication of the Archbasilica of the Saviour (The Lateran Basilica, Rome) (2nd Class) + Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm  


Ethan Jones
Sat 10 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

St Andrew Avellino, Confessor



St Mary’s Shrine

Catherine Sibert

 Sun 11 Remembrance Sunday: Great War Centenary (1914-1918)


5th Sunday remaining after Epiphany




St Mary’s fallen Soldiers

Sean Keenan RIP


The following Mass requests have been said this week as private Masses: Sheila Hollingsworth, Philip Chigwin RIP, Holy Souls, Josie Daintith RIP, Jack Ashworth RIP, Agnes McGaharan RIP, Sarah Keenan RIP, John Gillispie, Sean Keenan 

It is with sadness that we announce that due to redundancy Michael Wynne is to step down as Director of Music as of 26 October 2018. Michael has always demonstrated huge dedication and commitment and we wish to express our appreciation for all that Michael has contributed. We wish him all the very best for the future.

We look forward to communicating next week on the next step for St Mary’s music.


We have just over 1/3 of the asking price: further donations are gratefully received. The vendor visited us here last week and will make a decision this week. Please pray for an affordable agreement.

Contact malleray@fssp.org for any inquiries.

Congratulations to Calin and Diana Matei whose second child Victoria, born five weeks ago, will be baptised at St Mary’s on Saturday 10th November at 3pm. Please pray for little Victoria about to become a child of God.

Vocation Weekend 25-27 Jan. 2019, Warrington, for Catholic men 18-30. Contact: malleray@ssp.org

40 Days for Life peaceful Prayer Vigils to save babies in Manchester: now ended. Thank you to all of you who went. One of our priests spent an hour there last week praying, while a young pro-abortion Muslim woman was keeping watch by the door of the abortuary…

ACN Christmas cards after 11am & 6pm Masses this Sunday 4th Nov. Please meet ACN Rep. Terry Gorman and purchase some great cards.

Next Young Adults Meeting: Sat. 24th Nov, 1pm-4pm, St Mary’s – with talk by Fr Ian Verrier, FSSP.

Children’s Commemoration of World War 1, Thursday 8th November, 2 pm, in the narthex (at the back of church).

A series of short scenarios which tell of conversions during the Great War will be performed by children from St Mary’s Family Days. Concluding with prayers in the memorial chapel. All welcome.

This week and next Sunday, let us pray in particular for the repose of the souls of the 146 parishioners of St Mary’s who died in the Great War (1914-1918). R.I.P.

Why Catholic missions? Watch 22-mins video here: vimeo.com/296567126

On all the days from November 1st through November 8th inclusive, a plenary indulgence, applicable only to the Poor Souls in Purgatory, is granted to those who visit a cemetery and pray even if only mentally for the departed. There must be one visit for each day one seeks to gain the indulgence; one visit will not apply for several days. Any public cemetery with Christian tombs will do. The nearest one is 5 minutes walk from St Mary’s: St Elphin’s, Church Street, WA1 2TL.


  1. Only one plenary indulgence can be granted per day.
    2. It is necessary to be in the state of grace, at least by completion of the work.
    3. Freedom from attachment to sin, even venial sin, is necessary; otherwise the indulgence is only partial. (By this is meant attachment to a particular sin, not sin in general.)
    4. Holy Communion must be received each time the indulgence is sought.
    5. Prayers must be recited for the intentions of the Holy Father on each day the indulgence is sought. No particular prayers are prescribed. One Our Father and one Hail Mary suffice, or other suitable prayers.
    6. One must be absolved in confession the fortnight before or following.

912 Requiem Masses in 24hrs!

Last week we received the yearly statistics of the FSSP. We have 304 priests (460 members in total). Since each of our priests will have offered three Holy Masses of Requiem on 2nd November, this makes 912 Holy Masses for poor souls in Purgatory offered within one day, starting in New Zealand & Australia, following with Europe and Nigeria, reaching America and Colombia, ending later that day in California.

Every hour then, 38 FSSP priests offered the Divine Victim for the holy souls of our members, Confraternity members, benefactors and holy souls in general.
Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine.
Listen to our best-selling Requiem album here:


Immaculate Conception Day for All: on Sat. 8th December, join us for Eucharistic Adoration & Confession, Spiritual Conferences and picnic.

Autumn Count of average number of Confessions heard/week: 2015: 14; 2016: 32; 2017: 30; 2018: 45.

Average Mass attendance per week: 2017: 316; 2018: 340.

Now is a good time to book for the Eucharistic Retreat 22-24 Feb 2019, Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, Reading, Berkshire RG7 5TQ. Book directly with guestmaster@douaiabbey.org.uk.

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