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BULLETIN of ST MARY’S SHRINE 16th February 2020               Fortnightly www.fssp.co.uk/warrington • 01925 635 664 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 Assistant: Fr Henry Whisenant: henrywhiz@hotmail.com Deacon Roger Gilbride, FSSP: roger.gilbride@fssp.org (on pastoral placement until Easter) In residence: Fr Alex Stewart, FSSP: astewart@olg- seminary.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 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: most Sunday mornings withFr Whisenant 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   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. 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.

Confirmations: Archbishop McMahon O.P. will come to St Mary’s Shrine to confer the sacrament on Saturday 18th July 2020 at 3:00pm, followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and refreshments.

Candidates from within and from without the Liverpool Archdiocese are invited to contact Fr Whisenant as soon as possible: henrywhiz@hotmail.com.


Thank you to the ladies and clergy who worked hard to prepare accommodation for our Annual FSSP Clergy Gathering at St Mary’s last 3-5 Feb. It was a great joy to see all altars and most choir stalls used for holy Mass and prayer daily.


By Sunday 23rd Feb, bring from your homes last year’s blessed palms to burn to provide the ashes for Ash Wednesday.


Ash Wednesday 26th February. Day of FAST and ABSTINENCE for every able Catholic. Come to holy Mass and receive the blessed ashes: a powerful sacramental to begin our preparation to the redemptive Passion of Our Lord.


Dowry Magazine, Winter edition, is available on line and soon in print. Please share around you this special issue on Anti-Christian persecutions. Link here https://fssp.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2020-02-03-Dowry-44-FINAL-online.pdf.


The re-dedication of England by our bishops as Our Lady’s dowry will take place at 12noon on Sunday, 29th March, 2020. St Mary’s will host special events on that day.


Thanksgiving Mass for converts on Sat 21st March, 12:10pm. We invite all adults received into the Church or baptised at St Mary’s over the past 4 years to join us with their families and friends on this occasion. Refreshments will follow.


Congratulations to our parishioner Martin Turner and his fiancée Georgie Burrows, who will be united in Holy Matrimony by Archbishop Malcolm McMahon in Liverpool Cathedral on 28th February at 12:30. We assure them of our prayer.


2 vacancies at Charles Forbes Court on Mersey Street, over the fence from St Mary’s. Contact Donna Cowell 07799438993


Educational Initiative Regina Caeli Academy – coming soon to the North of England!

www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/regina-caeli-uk-29170853539

Our new Priory buildings give hope for increased educational opportunities at St Mary’s. A meeting here will be announced soon for all those interested (please suggest dates.)

SPUC Youth conference, Friday 28th Feb – Sun 1st March 2020. Willows Training Centre, Great North Road, Wyboston Bedfordshire MK44 3AL. £115 by 31/12 or £135, with one of the FSSP UK priests offering holy Mass each day. Contact us urgently for sponsorship.


Successful monthly Young Adults Group trek in the Delamere Forest last Saturday. Further event: 14th March; 18th April; 16th May. Also, Juventutem Summer Weekend near London 3-5 July 2020.

Also, CHARTRES Pilgrimage: 30th May-1st June 2020.


40 Days for Life, MANCHESTER: Help save lives this Lent by praying for an end to abortion in our community. 40 Days for Life – 40 Days of prayer, fasting and public outreach for an end to abortion runs from 26th February – 5th April in Manchester. Launch meeting will be held on Sunday 23rd February at 7.30pm at St. Kentigern’s Social Club, Hart Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 7BB. Please come along to learn more. Web www.40daysforlife.com/local-campaigns/manchester-2/ Tel 07810 791032.

Mass Intentions:

(Other intentions were applied over the past 2 weeks at private Masses. Please ask Fr Whisenant for details.)

Sun 16 Sexagesima Sunday 11:00am 6:00pm Lawrence Fraser RIP Karina Wally
Mon 17 Votive Mass for Vocations • Stations for Priests 1pm 12:10pm Winnie Davies RIP
Tue 18 Votive Mass for the Sick 12:10pm Ron Jones
Wed 19 Votive Mass of St Joseph • Mothers’ Prayer Group 1pm Men’s group: Mass, Talk, Q’s & A’s, Compline 12:10pm 7:00pm Dec. Friends & Family of W. Moss Ruth & Tony’s unborn baby
Thu 20 Votive Mass of the Blessed Sacrament 12:10pm Theresa & Charlie’s unborn baby
Fri 21 Votive Mass of the Holy Cross • Stations for Priests 1pm 12:10pm Thanksgiving for favours granted
Sat 22   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Chair of St Peter. Plenary Indulgence for Confrat. members 10:00am 12:10pm Confraternity of St Peter FSSP
Sun 23 Quinquagesima Sunday 11:00am 6:00pm Roy Waring Chrissy Gray
Mon 24 Votive Mass of the Holy Trinity • Stations for Priests 1pm 12:10pm                                    Thomas & Christina Kennedy RIP
Tue 25 St Matthias, Apostle 12:10pm Robert & Iris Strutford RIP
Wed 26 Ash Wednesday: Fast and Abstinence for all able Catholics. Imposition of ashes at all Masses. Mothers’ Prayer Group 1pm Men’s group: Mass (open to anyone on this Ash Wednesday), Talk, Q’s & A’s, Compline 6:30am 12:10pm 7:00pm Celebrant’s intention Josephine & Brian Swift Holy Souls
Thu 27 Feria 12:10pm Colin Jones
Fri 28 Feria • Stations for Priests 1pm 12:10pm Christopher & Craig Cunninhgam
Sat 29   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Feria 10:00am 12:10pm Vocations Tom Edwards
Sun 1                                                               1st Sunday of Lent 11:00am 6:00pm Thanksgiving to the Bl. Virgin Mary Dr Gordon Brydon RIP