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February 17, 2018

Plenary Indulgence on Wednesday

Click here to open this bulletin as pdf. 18 February 2018                    WEEKLY BULLETIN of ST MARY’S SHRINE www.stmaryswarrington.org.uk • 01925 635664 St Mary’s Shrine, 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   WELCOME TO ST MARY’S SHRINE! 7/7 Holy Masses: Sunday 11am & 6pm; Mon-Sat 12:10pm […]

February 14, 2018

Welcoming a 7th Priest in the FSSP’s UK Apostolate

Deo gratias for a 7th priest joining the FSSP’s UK apostolate. Fr Konrad zu Löwenstein is returning today to St Mary’s Warrington. Father was born in England in 1958, of Bavarian descent. After A-levels, he studied at Oxford (Christ Church) and later taught in the USA. He joined the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter in 1997, studying at our motherhouse in Wigratzbad. After his priestly ordination in 2002, he taught at our seminary and later on started our apostolate in Venice, Italy, where he served for a decade…

February 13, 2018

Mary Mother of Priests: audio files

  View this email in your browser Access audio files here. (Picture: First left: Gwilym, from Wales, was ordained a Porter and Lector last Saturday.) Dear Rev Father, Fraternal greetings, and may we wish you a happy Shrove Tuesday and a grace-filled Lent. May we bring to your attention the following conferences, i.e. eight meditations recorded live during our latest clergy retreat at Douai Abbey, Berkshire (22-26 January 2018). The theme was: Mary, Mother of Priests and Protectress of our Frailty. We were 15 […]

Memento homo quia pulvis es.

            Getting ready for Lent: Fr de Malleray burns the palms from last year’s Palm Sunday… While Fr Verrier works on his homily! Masses at St Mary’s at 12.10pm (Low) and 7.30pm (Sung) with imposition of ashes at each Mass.

Young Adults Group, 18-35, starting in Bedford this Saturday 17 Feb

Catholic Young Adults, aged 18 – 35, are invited to a social evening this Saturday 17 Feb in Bedford. This will be the first time the FSSP are hosting such an evening in the area, so we are flexible with the programme, depending on the preferences of those who attend. Fr James Mawdsley, FSSP will be glad to welcome you from 5pm at the church hall of Christ the King Church, Harrowden Road, Bedford, MK42 0SP. There is parking available in […]

February 12, 2018

Devouring the Unborn

they have filled this place with the blood of innocents, and have built the high places of Baal to burn their sons in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, which I did not command or decree, nor did it come into my mind
Jeremiah 19

The most powerful reason against abortion is God’s Sovereign ownership of every immortal spirit, of every human soul, of every creature. There is just one week remaining to add your voice defending the unborn in the consultation on ‘buffer zones’ opened up by the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, MP.

Do you wish your prayer to fly toward God?

Do you wish your prayer to fly toward God?
Give it two wings: fasting and almsgiving.

–St Augustine

Please read Bishop Peter Doyle’s thoughtful pastoral letter for Lent, exhorting: “Between now and Wednesday, Ash Wednesday, let each of us plan what we can do to pray, to fast, and to give alms.

February 10, 2018

Missa Cantata for Ash Wednesday

On Ash Wednesday (14 Feb), the 11am Mass in Chesham Bois and the 7:30pm Mass in Reading will both be Sung Masses. For those who wish to familiarise themselves with some of the chant and prayers, clicking on the images below will open links to wonderful resources. In Chesham Bois, Mass XVII will be sung with the longer Kyrie (score A) also used for the chant for the Ite missa est. A recording of the Marian antiphon, Ave regina caelorum, can be heard below.