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WEEKLY BULLETIN of ST MARY’S SHRINE
3rd March 2019
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant: Fr Konrad Loewenstein, FSSP: email@example.com
Assistant: Fr Ian Verrier, FSSP: firstname.lastname@example.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: email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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: email@example.com
Choir: Contact Fr Verrier for an audition if you would like to join our choir – including Junior choir: firstname.lastname@example.org
☞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. Thank you in advance.
☞ Did you know? St Mary’s Shrine costs £1,444/week to run and maintain. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
|Sun 3||Quinquagesima Sunday (Bring last year’s palms for ashes)||11:00am
Patrick & Kirsty
|Mon 4||St Casimir
Stations of the Cross for Priests 1pm
|Tue 5||Feria: Votive Mass for Vocations||12:10pm||Confraternity FSSP|
|Wed 6||Ash Wednesday (Imposition of Ashes at each Mass)
FAST & ABSTINENCE
|Thur 7||St Thomas Aquinas – 2nd class feast in FSSP churches||12:10pm||FSSP|
|Fri 8||Lenten Feria (commemoration of St John of God)
Stations of the Cross for Priests after Mass
|Sat 9||Eucharistic Adoration
Lenten Feria (commemoration of St Frances of Rome)
|Sun 10||First Sunday in Lent||11:00am
Fr Oliver O’Connor
40 DAYS FOR LIFE (MANCHESTER) From 6th March to 14th April, you’re invited to join 40 Days for Life – 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. You’re also invited to stand and peacefully pray during a 40-day vigil on the pavement opposite Marie Stopes abortion clinic in Fallowfield, Manchester, and also to help spread the word about this important work. If you’d like more information – and especially if you’d like to volunteer, please visit www.40daysforlife.com/local-campaigns/manchester-2/ or call 07810 791032
Priory Campaign: our pre-planning applications for Community Use of the building(s) received a favourable response from Warrington Borough Council. Since then, the owner informed us that he was not selling the Buttermarket Street building(s) to us anymore. This may be God’s way to show us His Holy will, namely, to buy Priory Court instead.
This latter building stands at the rear of the car park, where the original St Mary’s school built by Pugin used to be. It comprises of three separate units, of which so far we can afford to buy only two. We urgently need benefactors (or investors) 1) to help us secure the third unit and 2) to endow us with a stable monthly income for the upkeep of the new building(s). Our charitable status exempts us from stamp duty. The purchase cost is £80k per floor (i.e. for 79.31 square meters, or 853 square feet) to use as office, or to convert into a flat (we are awaiting confirmation of cost all included).
We still have a great opportunity to create a dynamic Catholic hub around our beautiful Pugin church! Wherever you live, please email Fr Rector if you can donate (or invest) money: email@example.com.
Please ask Our Lady for her urgent intervention in the Priory Campaign as a decision should be made soon. God bless you.
Addicts: To all concerned, or in any way associated with addictions to drugs, alcohol: help is available with a very high success rate. Free.
We meet at Sr Mary’s Warrington WA1 2NS every month, last Saturday at 1pm.
Confidential phone contact: 07916578902.
Eucharistic Retreat at Douai Abbey: thank you for your prayer for spiritual fruit for the ca. 40 of us meditating on the Holy Sacrament last weekend in Berkshire
Catholic Mum makes mantillas big and small sizes for ladies (black) and girls (white) ranging from £5 to £12. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 07848397287.
Young Adults Group Next meetings: Saturdays 9 March (Ladyewell Shrine PR2 5RT); 6 April; 11 May [March For Life]; 1st June; 6 July.
Family moving nearer to St Mary’s? 3-bed house to let in High Legh from April 2019, ca. £750 p/m. 20 mins / 8 miles from St Mary’s by car. Available to buy from Feb 2021. Contact Dominic Jones: email@example.com, 07875242761.
Adults curious to know more about Catholicism? Join our Saturday evening group of catechism for adults: most Saturdays 6pm-7pm, with Fr Loewenstein.
Great Pro-Life events with sponsorship from St Mary’s: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- SPUC Youth Conference 15-17 March 2019 Milton Keynes. Booking/info: www.spuc.org.uk With Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP
- March for Life, London Sat. 11th May 2019.
Clergy Retreat 13-17 May 2019, Douai Abbey, £333.00, with Fr de Malleray, FSSP
Pentecost Pilgrimage to Chartres 7-11 June 2019. Your contact for St Mary’s and the North West: Conor Jones: email@example.com.
Join our young (and less young) adults, with
Fr Patrick O’Donohue, FSSP (based in Reading). Book early for LMS sponsorship.
Summer Camps 2019 for children aged 10-13 & 14-17 in Macclesfield SK10 5RW: Boys 5-10 Aug; Girls 12-17 Aug. Contact priest: firstname.lastname@example.org
St Mary’s young families group, usually takes place on the third Thursday of each month. All ages welcome! Meet in the presbytery after the 12:10 Mass with your picnic. (St Mary’s school support group runs concurrently with this group, but meets weekly for catechesis/philosophy.)