Masses in August
Masses: Please remember that during the month of August there will be no 7.00am Mass. This will commence on Monday 30 July.
AWAY DAYS: This week I will be away from Tuesday morning until Saturday evening. Firstly I have to oversee the voting for the next Provincial Chapter of the Redemptorists, which will meet in January. Then I am fortunate to be one of a small group from the Province attending the Mass to welcome Cardinal Vincent Nichols to the church of San Alfonso in Rome on Thursday evening.
The crucifix on our War Memorial has recently been renovated by Mr Fulcher and his team of helpers.
On Sunday the third of August, after the 11.30 Mass, the Memorial Crucifix was blessed and there was a short service to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.
In 2011 the Bishops of England and Wales asked us all to renew our commitment to Friday abstinence.
The hope being that by uniting in a common form of penance, we will support one another and witness to the wider world our desire to be united with Christ in his Passion.
This commitment began on Friday 16 September 2011, which marked the first anniversary of Pope Benedict’s visit.
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