Dowry of Mary

For nearly 1,000 years, England has been called the Dowry of Mary and on Sunday 29th March England will be rededicated as “Dowry of Mary”. This will happen in every Catholic Cathedral and at Walsingham. We are asked to prepare for this by saying the Angelus after weekday Mass. We will begin to do this … [Read more…]

Sunday of the Word of God

Pope Francis has instituted a formal Sunday of the Word of God. It will be celebrated on the third Sunday of ordinary time this year 26th January. To mark this day, all parishes are asked to re-commission their Readers at Mass. I invited all Readers, including those who only read at weekday Mass to come … [Read more…]

Sacrament of Confirmation

I have not yet requested a date for the Bishop to come here to offer the Sacrament of Confirmation. In small parishes like ours, he would usually visit every two or three years when there are enough candidates. Only one person has approached me so far about Confirmation. If any more of our young people … [Read more…]

Mass Times for Christmas

Christmas Masses at St. Michael’s Tuesday 24th December: 14:00 Syro-Malabar Mass 18:00 Children’s Mass 21:00 Night Mass Wednesday 25th December: 10:00 Morning Mass 15:30 Mass in Polish There will be NO Mass at Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Epiphany Candlelight Mass

There will be an Epiphany Candlelight Mass for all our young people and their families from across the Diocese on Sunday 5th January at 17:00. This lovely Mass is followed by hotdogs, bonfire and fireworks. There will be a collection of presents for children who are refugees. (Please bring wrapped presents and indicate whether it … [Read more…]