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Sunday 2nd September Bulletin

2 September 2018 WEEKLY BULLETIN of ST MARY’S SHRINE

www.fssp.co.uk/warrington • 01925 635664

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

 

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 during Eucharistic Adoration. Daily Rosary 11:30am Mon-Fri, 11am Sat. Followed by the Angelus.

 

 

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.

 

Pro-life: Every last Saturday, 10:15am. Coordinator: Peter Boyle: p.boyle400@btinternet.com

 

This Week’s Mass Intentions: 

Sun 2 15th Sunday after Pentecost 11:00am

6:00pm

Eileen Corcorant RIP

Eileen Corcorant RIP

Mon 3 St Pius X, Pope Confessor

Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm

 12:10pm Colin & Audrey Jones & family
Tue 4 Feria (Votive Mass of the Holy Angels)  12:10pm Dillys Rainbird
Wed 5 St Laurence Justinian, Bishop Confessor

Mothers’ Prayer Group 1pm

12:10pm Joseph & Mari Lopuszinski (wedding anniversary)
Thur 6 Feria (Votive Mass for Vocations) 12:10pm Anna Burges
Fri 7 1st Friday:

Feria (Votive Mass of the Sacred Heart)

Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm

Mass followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament with 1st Friday Devotions

12:10pm

 

7:00pm

Leonard Keenan

 

Mrs Pauline Kennedy

Sat 8 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (2nd Class)

10:00am

12:10pm

 

Maureen Fraser

 Sun 9 16th Sunday after Pentecost 11:00am

6:00pm

Thomas Fraser

Michael Keenan RIP

 

 

PRIORY CAMPAIGN: Thank you to EWTN film director Stefano Mazzeo who came the other week to St Mary’s Shrine to record a video in support of the Priory campaign. It should be accessible on our website shortly.

PLEASE PRAY! If we want our Campaign to be successful, our best asset is PRAYER. We have 6 weeks to raise £1.5m to and buy back the former Priory and St Mary’s School next door (total Net Internal Area of 1,383.19 Sq m or 14,891 Sq ft.) plus an extra £280k for estimated conversion of offices to pastoral use.

This is a unique opportunity to endow St Mary’s with the space we urgently need: parish hall, music room, clergy offices, and classrooms. In addition, a pro-life office, a publishing company, a catholic bookshop, a vestments-sewing workshop and accommodation for retreatants could be added.

 

Thank you so much to all of you who have contacted us over the past few weeks to pledge a donation. We have £303,445.00 pledged. Just as we expect this project to benefit souls even at a distance from Warrington, we seek support from far and wide, not only among our local congregation. In our times of growing adversity, the Priory Campaign aims at building a strongly Catholic community. Please speak to your friends about this historic opportunity, and pray for generous benefactors.

At this stage, we request pledges rather than actual donations. Kindly specify amount, currency and confirm bank transfer by 15 September. Our Campaign bank account details will be advertised by early September.

MP ProLife Letter writing workshop.

Dear fellow parishioners,

Please join us after the two Holy Masses on Sunday the 2nd of September, to help flood Parliament with letters calling on MP’s to oppose abortion decriminalisation. This letter writing campaign has been launched by SPUC and your help is urgently needed as Pro – abortion MP’s are busy trying to bring forward more deadly proposals for legislation. (See Autumn issue: SPUC Pro Life Today).

The workshops will be held in the narthex and people will be on hand to help you write these letters.Templates will be available and suggestions on what to write will be offered, this should only take 10 – 15minutes. Just a few lines written to our MP’s, maybe enough to influence them and sway their opinion on these crucial issues. Don’t let them trivialise abortion like its a trip to the dentist and just another lifestyle choice.

Any G K Chesterton’s amongst us, please feel free to volunteer your skills at the workshops.

St Mary’s Pro life group.

Pro-Life: Help fund appeal against anti-life buffer zone in Ealing: uk.gofundme.com >  alinalegalfund.

Happy Birthday to Our Lady

Do join us after Mass Saturday to celebrate the Nativity of Our Lady. Food, drink and a raffle will be held in the cloister area.

Thank you to the generous ladies who volunteer to bring cooked food to the Priory on occasion. Your clergy are delighted to discover that there is a life outside… the microwave!

Prayer for Vocations: How to make your prayer for vocations even more effective? Ask Eileen from the West Midlands, Peter from Hampshire, Siobhan from London and Matthew from Oxfordshire – who were enrolled in our 6000-strong international prayer network, the Confraternity of St Peter, on the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, last 22 August. As they did, visit www.fssp.org/en/help-us/confraternity-of-saint-peter/.

UK Vocations: Congratulations to John, from the South of England, who was admitted to our American seminary and will begin formation next month.

Mass intentions: all booked for several months ahead. However, we will endeavour to apply more intentions to private Masses (then mentioning the intentions on this bulletin) and to extra public Masses.

Baronius hand missals: Another 30 copies have arrived! Please bring £37.00 to get yours. Note the huge discount, as Amazon’s best public price is £53.95.

Do write your name clearly inside and outside, since similar copies are used by nearly 70 members of our congregation.

Watch Holy Mass at St Mary’s daily on www.livemass.org. The Mass of the day can be watched for 24hrs and that of the Sunday for the entire week.

Reminder: To receive Holy Communion: to be a Catholic, in state of grace, one-hour fasting.

In the EF liturgy, Holy Communion is received kneeling (unless unable to) and always on the tongue. Thank you in advance.