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Live Steaming of Mass


I am delighted to attach the links for our live streaming YouTube service.  Main Church https://youtu.be/ChiGZMif8Pk Day Chapel https://youtu.be/hn-gC80apcE There is a but…..and it’s that our upstream is very low at the moment but BT are working on this for us so there may be some buffering this weekend. Please be assured we are working to get this sorted.  A…

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Deacon Sean has released a new book called: ‘Only in the Crucified God – Questions and Answers on Faith, Hope and Love.


Deacon Sean has released a new book called: ‘Only in the Crucified God – Questions and Answers on Faith, Hope and Love.’ It is only available from Amazon.co.uk but you can get it in two formats as a digital copy or as a traditional paper back edition. All profits from the sale of the book are being donated to CAFOD. In the book Deacon Sean reflects…

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FREE Isolation Resources


Throughout this period of isolation, Saltmine Trust’s hope has been to inspire, encourage and educate.  As you may realize from our COVID-19 statement at the beginning of lockdown, due to current restrictions we have been unable to tour and most of our work has been cancelled until Autumn 2020. However we have been determined to offer a service digitally. Through our online isolation resources Saltmine is continuing to create and bring faith-motivated arts into homes and church communities. Our Spoken Word pieces, monologues, audio-dramas and drama…

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You are invited to apply for a place at Mass


You are invited to apply for a place at Mass. Mass is celebrated at 5:30 pm Saturday and 10:00 am Sunday.  Requests will be answered on a first-come-first served basis, with priority given to those who have not yet attended mass.  You will be seated in the household group you apply within.  If you wish to apply for a different…

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10.00am Mass, Sunday 19th July


After what can only be described as a second wonderful mass with highlights such as Deacon Sean preaching, the news of Fr Andrew Franklin our new Parish Priest, the folk group (with NO wind instruments) as well as a cantor singing during communion, not to mention a church packed with about 120 people at absolutely maximum capacity while maintaining two…

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St Chad’s Santuary – Supplies are desperately needed


The Sanctuary is still providing  food to those who need it in these difficult times but unfortunately it is running out very fast.  Supplies are desperately needed.  We appreciate that shopping is difficult for everyone at this time with long queues and restrictions on how much can be bought but we would like to put an appeal out to the…

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Church closure – a letter from Archbishop Bernard Longley 24/3/2020


Dear Fathers Dear Deacons You will be aware that in his Address to the Nation last night the Prime Minister outlined further necessary steps to be taken to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.  The Government has mandated the closure of all shops selling non-essential goods, including clothing and electronic stores, and other premises including libraries, playgrounds and outdoor gyms,…

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A letter from Fr Gerardo


Dear Parishioners, This is an attempt to communicate with as many people in the parish as possible, given the momentous nature of the effects of the Corvid-!9 virus.  Please do share this email with as many other parishioners, neighbours, family and friends who would also like to see it. The Cardinal has announced that public worship will be suspended across…

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On-line 3 minute daily retreat for Lent


The Jesuit Fathers provide an excellent resource for prayer and mediation. If you go on line to www.loyalapress.com you will see that it provides a 3 minute daily retreat. This is an excellent way of doing something extra by way of prayer for the season of Lent. Just follow the instructions when accessing the reflection, The meditations provided are accompanied…

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