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St Mary’s Bulletin 24 Nov 2019

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BULLETIN of ST MARY’S SHRINE 24th November 2019               Fortnightly www.fssp.co.uk/warrington • 01925 635664 Watch our Mass daily on http://livemass.net/ 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 Ian Verrier, FSSP: iverrier@fssp.org On pastoral placement: Deacon Roger Gilbride, FSSP: roger.gilbride@fssp.org (26 Oct-Easter) In residence: Fr Henry Whisenant: henrywhiz@hotmail.com (On Sick Leave: Fr Konrad Loewenstein, FSSP) 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 Eucharistic Adoration: Sat 10:00am-12 noon; 1st Fri 7:40pm-8:40pm; most Wed. afternoon after school Daily Rosary 11:30am Mon-Fri, 11am Sat. + 12noon Angelus Sung Compline: Sunday 7:15pm, Wednesday 9:15pm Stations of the Cross: Mon, Fri 1:00pm Men’s group: Every Wed 7:00pm Mass + Talk & Compline Mothers’ Prayer group: Wed 1:00pm Adults Catechesis: MostSat 6pmwithFr Loewenstein Home Education Group: MostWednesdays 1pm-3:30pm. Contact Alison Kahn 01925 727759. Choir: Every Thur & Sun.Contact Fr Verrier for an audition if you would like to join our choir – including Junior choir. Young Adults & Professionals 18-35: Monthly Sat walk and/or talk: www.facebook.com/juventutem.warrington/ Divine Mercy group: every second Tuesday 1:00pm Pro-life group: Last Sat 10:15am: p.boyle400@btinternet.com   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.   Church cleaning: please given an hour of your time each week to keep St Mary’s fit for divine worship. Contact Jeff Hall: jeffreyhall001@hotmail.com   Addicts to drugs, alcohol: help available with high success rate. Free. Confidential phone contact: 07916578902.   ☞To receive Holy Communion: one must be a Catholic, in state of grace, one-hour fasting at least. In the EF liturgy, Holy Communion is received kneeling (unless unable to) and always on the tongue. If no server, please hold the Communion plate against your throat. Thank you in advance.   ☞ Printed Mass sheets: please don’t bin them, as we will use them next year. Leave them in church Porch.   ☞ Modesty in church: please cover your bodies at least down to elbows and below knees; no tight or see-through garments.   ☞ Did you know? St Mary’s Shrine costs £1,444/week to run and maintain. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Priory Court: The temporary ramp to the new car park will be improved soon: handrail, gate, paving. You may already park in the new car park on the 18 spaces RIGHT from the new access to our back garden, i.e. the rear half of the car park, further away from the Buttermarket street entrance. In due course, the ground paint for parking spaces will be upgraded.

Send us any pictures taken on the day of the ‘inauguration’ when one of our young girls cut the ribbon to the main staircase.


Pray for our men on weekend of recollection in Stonyhurst 29th Nov – 1st Dec 2019: Theme: ‘Restoring manhood: Man as son of God, husband and father.’


Frs de Malleray and Verrier prayed for you on annual private retreat last week (18-22 Nov.)


Dowry Mag No43 online (https://fssp.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2019-10-11-Dowry-43-WEB.pdf ) and now in print.


Religious call: 40 young adults & professionals attended the day conference on religious life and vocation, given by Fr de Malleray in London on Nov 9th last. Pray that many of them will answer the call. Forward to your friends the link to the article on Reviving Religious Life in Britain : https://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2019/11/reviving-religious-life-in-britain-and.html .


Fascinating talk by Fr Alex Stewart, FSSP to the Men’s Group on Wed 13 Nov last on the influence of good and bad musics on civilisation and souls. More on this topic on the forthcoming Wednesdays.


Minor Orders conferred to 20 at our US seminary on Sat 23 Nov by Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz, Bishop Emeritus of Lincoln.

Please pray for the ordinands to Porters and Lectors: Samuel, Jeremy, Joseph, Christopher, Benjamin, Anthony, Samuel, Matthew, Jacob, Brian, Charles, Stephen. To Exorcists and Acolytes: Savio, Adrian,  Quinn, Isaac, Andrew, Nathan, Evan, Edgar.


Altar serving workshop on Sat 23, 1pm-3pm with Deacon Gilbride, FSSP: roger.gilbride@fssp.org.



On November 5th we celebrated a Requiem Mass with catafalque for all the deceased members of the Fraternity and of the Confraternity. We also recited together Lauds of the Office of the Dead.


St Mary’s Christmas Bake-off! Bring cakes for a Christmas cake competition on Sunday 15th December, in the Priory Court new Coffee Room. Men’s, women’s and children’s categories. Buy a vote and take a taste! Many of the cakes will be available for sale afterwards. 


Immaculate Conception Sunday: Festivities to honour our Blessed Mother next 8th Dec: 11am Solemn high Mass; 1pm Lunch; 2pm Talk & Musical Rosary; 3.45pm Sung Vespers & Benediction (ends before 5pm). Sun 6pm Low Mass and 7.15pm Compline as usual.


Vocation Weekend 24-26 Jan. 2020, Warrington, for single Catholic men 18-30. Contact: malleray@fssp.org

Advent Recollection for the laity: last spaces: at Douai Abbey, Berks.: 20-22 December 2019. FromFri. 20 Dec.with EF Holy Mass at 6PM, followed by 7PM Supper (arrival from 4PM). Ends Sun 22 Dec 3PM. Led by Frs A. de Malleray, FSSP & P. O’Donohue, FSSP on the theme: “Our Holy Mother the Church”.

Costs: £141.60 for single room with en-suite full board; £108.00 for shared room.

Booking: ATTENTION: Please DO NOT book directly with Douai Abbey. Instead, please send any booking correspondence and fees to us at: ‘Advent Retreat 2019, St John Fisher House, 17 Eastern Avenue, Reading RG1 2NS, Berkshire, England’. Info: ukretreat@fssp.org


Clergy Retreat 27 April-1st May 2020, Stonyhurst: The priests and Holy Church: her sons and defenders – by Fr A. de Malleray. COST: £320 in total (4 days full board, modern single room with ensuite).

Mass Intentions:

Sun 24          24th Sunday after Pentecost (7:15pm Compline) 11:00am 6:00pm FSSP Confraternity Rev. Andrew Dickinson RIP
Mon 25 St Catherine of Alexandria Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm 12:10pm Frank Laurence
Tue 26 St Silvester 12:10pm Tom Lea
Wed 27 Vot. Mass St Joseph Mothers’ Prayer Group 1pm Men’s group: Mass, Talk, Q’s & A’s, Compline 12:10pm 7:00pm Stephen Clarke Bob Goulding
Thu 28 Votive Requiem 12:10pm Holy Souls
Fri 29 St Cuthbert Mayne, Martyr Stations after Mass Immaculate Conception Novena begins 12:10pm Thomas & Eileen Corcoran RIP
Sat 30 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament St Andrew, Apostle, 2nd class feast 10:00am 12:10pm Holy Souls Daniel, Joshua, Aaron & Michael Parkinson
Sun 1 1st Sunday of Advent Music collection Alma antiphon (7:15pm Compline) 11:00am 6:00pm Sheila Dodd Joseph David Faulkner
Mon 2 St Bibiana Stations for Priests after Mass 12:10pm                                    Joseph King
Tue 3 St Francis Xavier, Confessor 12:10pm Fr R. Bosco
Wed 4 St Peter Chrysologus Mothers’ Prayer Group 1pm Men’s group: Mass, Talk, Q’s & A’s, Compline 12:10pm 7:00 pm Weronika Hebda RIP Leonard Keenan
Thu 5 Votive Mass for Vocations 12:10pm Aimée Blacker
Fri 6 St Nicholas, B. Stations of the Cross after Mass First Friday Mass and Holy Hour with devotions 12:10pm 7:00 pm Ronald Hannah FSSP Confraternity
Sat 7 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament St Ambrose, Bishop & Doctor 10:00am 12:10pm St Mary’s congregants Christina Clarke
Sun 8 Immaculate Conception of Our Lady: 1pm Lunch; 2pm Talk & Musical Rosary; 3:45pm Sung Vespers & Benediction. 7:15pm Compline as usual 11:00am 6:00 pm Gary & Jacquie May   Michael T. McCartney RIP