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September 17, 2021

Prevent suicide

Forthcoming Assisted Dying Bill – Bishop John Sherrington, Lead Bishop for Life Issues for the Catholic
Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has written an open letter inviting
Catholics to pray for the defeat of the Assisted Dying Bill to be debated in
the House of Lords in October.

It encourages
them to write to peers at the House of
 stating the reasons why they oppose this legislation and
particularly explain from personal experience the reasons why this change in
the law should be opposed. […]

September 15, 2021

Parking Restrictions

Dear St Mary’s Shrine Parishioners,

Greetings. Please do not park on our Priory Court car park any longer on Mondays and Thursdays, as our now-beginning Regina Caeli Academy will use the space on those days.


On those two days you can still use the normal church car park: please make sure to use ALL spaces, including the four clergy spaces left empty for you outside the Presbytery and Garage.

The free-of-charge shopping centre car […]

September 11, 2021

Sunday Bulletin 12 September 2021

to our First-Time Visitors! We are glad to share
with you the beauty and depth of the traditional Latin Mass. Feel welcome
to ask us about silence, Holy Communion on the tongue, the use of Latin,
etc. Most people here came across this form of the Mass within the past few
years or months. Like you […]

September 10, 2021

Dowry No50 Special Issue

Dear Friends,

The Summer 2021 edition of our quarterly magazine Dowry is its fiftieth issue since its beginning in Advent 2008.

To mark the occasion with something a bit different, we are glad to offer you a pamphlet under a smaller ‘book’ format instead of our usual A4 size magazine. Click here to open the document.

The printed version should reach our subscribers within a fortnight.

A small part of this booklet is available to watch as video here. […]

September 9, 2021

Fri 10 Sept Mass 11:30am

Friday 10th September 2021 is the Sung Mass of funeral of our late parishioner John Sunderland. To accommodate the cemetery schedule, we must begin Holy Mass at 11:30am instead of the usual 12:10pm time.

The ceremony will end shortly after 1:00pm before the body is taken to Fox Covert Cemetery for burial. (


September 8, 2021

Pro-Life job offers

We were sent this:

Apply to work for Right To Life UK

Are you looking to leave a corporate career
and instead use your skills and energy to make a significant positive
difference to this world?

Right To Life UK are currently hiring for a
number of positions across media, public affairs, digital and operations. 

In particular, they are looking to urgently
fill positions in their Public Affairs team, to ensure that they have the right
team in place ahead of their opposition making further attempts to introduce
radical […]

COMMUNIQUÉ of the Superiors-General of the “Ecclesia Dei” Communities [on Traditionis Custodes]

“The mercy of the Lord is upon all flesh.”

(Sirach 18, 13)

The signatory Institutes want, above all, to reiterate their love for the Church and their fidelity to the Holy Father. This filial love is tinged with great suffering today. We feel suspected, marginalized, banished. However, we do not recognize ourselves in the description given in the accompanying letter of the Motu Proprio Traditionis custodes, of July 16, 2021.

“If we say we have no sin …” (I John 1, 8)

We do […]

September 2, 2021

Westminster Eucharistic Procession 11–19 Sept 2021

We readily respond to the organisers’ petition to advertise this important event.

Please visit for full details.

Celebrating the Eucharistic Heart of the Catholic Church

As the United Kingdom emerges from Lockdown, in a year that has seen churches closed and Processions cancelled, we gather together in the heart of the nation’s capital to honour Our Eucharistic Lord, celebrate the richness of the Catholic Church and take to the streets of London to share the message that Christus Vincit! View […]