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June 11, 2023

What’s on this week – First Holy Communion, Adult Catechism, SS Peter and Paul

Sunday 11th June 2023—External Solemnity of Corpus Christi  MASS INTENTIONSSunday 11th June 8.30 am Fr Seth Phipps12.30 pm Private intention  CONFESSIONS Saturdays 3 pm—5 pm FIRST HOLY COMMUNIONPlease pray for the children who will be making their First Holy Communion today both here in Bedford and atChesham Bois. HOLYDAY OF OBLIGATIONThursday 29th June St Peter and St Paul—Mass 7.30 pmADULT CATECHISMNext Saturday 17th June at 7 pm in the Patrick Donegan room — a further talk by Fr Phipps on the SevenCapital […]

April 28, 2023

What’s on this week: New Parish Priest, Singing Practice, FSSP Summer Camps

MASS INTENTIONSSunday 30th April  8.30 am Conversion of husband and daughter – SUNG MASS12.30 pm Private intention CONFESSIONS  Saturdays 3 pm—5 pm SINGING PRACTICE There will be a practice led by Fr Gwilym Evans on Saturday 29th April from 3pm—5 pm.  NEW PARISH PRIEST AT CHRIST THE KINGPlease keep in your prayers Fr Richard Aladics as he prepares to take up his ministry as Parish Priest at Christthe King, and Fr Nicholas Nwzani, who has been appointed full–time prison chaplain […]

March 31, 2023

What’s on this week: Local food, Church Cleaning, and Saturday Practice

MASS INTENTIONSSunday 2nd April 8.30 am Private intention12.30 pm Private intention CONFESSIONS Saturdays 3 pm—5 pmPlease note, no Confessions on Holy Saturday BE SMART, BUY LOCALWant to stock up the fridge or freezer? Jason and Sarah from Woodview Farm produce and source fresh local meat and produce, including free range eggs from their own flock and fresh fruit and veg. Can collect from their shop or deliver to Christ the King or in some cases your home. Contact details 07960575342 or […]

March 24, 2023

What’s on this week – Summer Camps, House Wanted, Baby Clothes, and Dancing!

MASS INTENTIONSSunday 26th March  8.30 am Keith Crocker RIP12.30 pm Private intention CONFESSIONS Saturdays 3 pm—5 pmPlease note, no Confessions on Holy Saturday SPRING DANCEFor all the family, Saturday 29th April, 1 pm—7 pm, St Leonard’s Church Hall near Tring. Ceilidh, food,children’s playground nearby. Tickets £35 per family, £15 adults, £10 concessions, profits to Aid to the Churchin Need. If anyone finds the cost prohibitive you may donate what you can afford. Tickets from GeorgeTyldesley, whose family attends the Chesham […]

March 3, 2023

What’s on this week – Adult Catechism, Singing, and Raffle!

MASS INTENTIONSSunday 5th March  8.30 am Sebastian di Falco RIP12.30 pm Private intention CONFESSIONS Saturdays 3 pm—5 pm SUNG MASS Sung Mass at 8.30 am, practice tomorrow 4th March 3 pm—5 pm. New singers welcome.Please contact Fr Evans for more information: evans@fssp.org. ADULT CATECHISMSaturday 11th March in the Patrick Donegan room at 7 pm. Talk by Fr Phipps in a series on the Seven CapitalVices. Please let him know if you are planning to come so that we can cater accordingly: […]

May 10, 2018

Happy Feast of the Ascension 

Today is a Holyday of Obligation! Mass tonight will be at 7:30.  Bi þon se witga song: “He wæs upp hafen engla fæðmumin his þa miclan meahta spede,heah ond halig, ofer heofona þrym. Of this the prophet sang: “He was lifted up in the arms of angelsin the great abundance of his powers,high and holy, above the glory of the heavens More beautiful poetry here: https://aclerkofoxford.blogspot.com/2014/06/christ-bird-and-play-of-hope-anglo.html

October 22, 2017

22 October – new FSSP priest and record attendance!

Today was the first Mass in Bedford of Father Patrick O’Donohue, a young priest who has recently joined the FSSP in Reading to test his vocation. 75 people were at Christ the King; a record for a Sunday morning. We thank God for such a wonderful blessing and pray that it may continue. Many of us had the pleasure of meeting Fr. O’Donohue in the church hall afterwards and learning more about his background. We look forward to seeing him […]

October 1, 2017

Fantastic news for the Latin Mass in Bedford!

Latin Masses at Bedford will, from next week (8th October), be celebrated by priests from the international Catholic order the Fraternity of St. Peter from their base in Reading. They also anticipate celebrating Mass on most Holydays of Obligation at 7:30pm. Fr. Matthew Goddard FSSP, the Superior in Reading, will celebrate the first Mass of the regular FSSP apostolate next week, at 8:30am. All are welcome and he would love to meet you afterwards over tea and coffee in the hall. We […]

August 4, 2017

Transfiguration Mass this Sunday

This Sunday’s Mass coincides with the Feast  of the Transfiguration, one of the Luminous Mysteries. Here is a sermon of St Leo the Great, from the excellent New Advent website http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/360351.htm : I. Peter’s confession shown to lead up to the Transfiguration The Gospel lesson, dearly-beloved, which has reached the inner hearing of our minds through our bodily ears, calls us to the understanding of a great mystery, to which we shall by the help of God’s grace the better attain, […]

May 3, 2017

30 April

Over 70 people came to Mass on Sunday, which was close to a record for an 830am Mass. Some photos below. Do join us if you can!