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This Week’s Mass Intentions:
|Sun 24||Nativity of St John the Baptist (1st Class)||11:00am
|Mon 25||St William, Abbot
Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm
|Tue 26||Sts John & Paul, Martyrs||12:10pm||Michael McSorley|
|Wed 27||St Etheldreda, Virgin
Mothers’ Prayer Group 1pm
|Thur 28||Vigil of Sts Peter & Paul, Apostles Martyrs||12:10pm||Holy Souls|
|Fri 29||Sts Peter & Paul (1st Class & Holy Day of Obligation) Plenary indulgence to all the Confraternity of St Peter and the FSSP under the usual conditions.
Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm
|Sat 30||Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Commemoration of St Paul Apostle
John Gerson RIP
|Sun 1||Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Many thanks to Archbishop McMahon O.P. who administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to our 8 candidates last Wednesday. Congratulations to all the newly confirmed.
Pro-life garden Summer Fête this Sunday June 24th 2018, feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist. Learn how to get more involved with information from our Pro life stall and by listening to our excellent and inspirational speakers, who tirelessly defend and safeguard human life in the public sphere.
Mr Robin Haig (SPUC) National Chairman and Ms Alina Dulgheriu (Be here for me) March for Life 2018 testimony speaker.
We also need help setting up on 23/06 Saturday afternoon after mass, including the hanging of bunting, blowing up of balloons, building the marquee, setting up tables, organising tombola and raffle prizes. We need prizes for the tombola and bric a brac, buy raffle tickets after Mass; above all come with your friends and family and support the prolife fête!
Fr Loewenstein, FSSP represented St Mary’s at the priestly ordinations yesterday at our European seminary, by His Ex. Vitus Huonder, Bishop of Chur (Zurich). Please pray for the five new priests:Dimitri Artifoni; Jean-Antoine Kegelin; Michał Kołodziej ; Yuri Santos de Farias ; Jérôme Sevillia.
Welcome back and congratulations to Daniele and Agnieszka Atzori who got married last Saturday (16th June) in Krakow, after having been prepared by Frs de Malleray and Loewenstein.
Requiem Mass for Fr Michael Murphy at St Mary’s on Monday 25th June, 12:10pm. A former member of St Mary’s Choir, Fr Murphy was a priest from the Southwark Archdiocese retired in Warrington. A great supporter of St Mary’s Shrine, he died peacefully last month. R.I.P.
Next Youth Group: at St Mary’s on Sat. 14th July 1pm-4pm. Talk by Fr Konrad Loewenstein, FSSP.
Well done to our 12 young adult trekkers who reached a high summit of North Wales last 16th June. See all pictures from the last trek HERE!
25th June: begin novena for the FSSP General Chapter next July. Suggested: Veni Creator.
Sts Peter & Paul, Friday 29th June – Holiday of Obligation: every able Catholic must attend Holy Mass on that day under penalty of grave sin. Holy Masses at St Mary’s: 6:45am; 12:10pm (Sung); 7:00pm. Plenary indulgence for members of the Confraternity of St Peter under the usual conditions.
Warrington Walking day will take place this year on Friday 29th June. As usual, those who wish may meet at St Mary’s for 09:00am and join the procession to the Town Hall at about 09:30am as it passes on Buttermarket street. After a short blessing at the Town Hall field we will process back to St Mary’s along with the other churches in this traditional walk of Christian witness and arrive back in time for 12:10pm Mass. All friends of St Mary’s are invited. Anybody attending should be aware of the extensive road closures on the day.
Legion of Mary? Dennis Croughan, President of the Warrington Curia of the Legion of Mary would be happy to pay a visit and answer any questions that you may have regarding the Legion and assist in any way you require if we wanted to start a group. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
See the great pictures of Fr Seth Phipps’ ordination and First Mass on our Flickr albums: www.flickr.com/photos/138056205@N08/albums
Dowry Magazine online: fssp.co.uk/warrington
☞ Did you know?
St Mary’s Shrine costs £1,444 a week to run and maintain. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
Our Eucharistic Conferences in preparation for the Eucharistic Congress on Transubstantiation; Concomitance; Fragments; Presence on https://vimeo.com/livemass.
Diocesan Ordinations: all are welcome to accompany St Mary’s Clergy to the priestly ordinations by Archbishop McMahon OP at the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral on Sat. 7 July, 1pm.
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.