Monthly Archives: March 2020

Urbi et Orbi Blessing – Friday 27th March, 5.00pm

Pope Francis invites all Christians to participate in a special time of prayer led by him at St Peter’s Square at 5.00pm on Friday 27th March 2020. The ceremony will include readings from the Scriptures and adoration of the Blessed … Continue reading

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Lent Scripture Resources

‘Reading Matthew in Lent‘ is a series of simple podcasts from the Bishops’ Conference for the Lenten season, offering a daily reading from St Matthew’s Gospel from Ash Wednesday to Easter Monday. On the Redemptorist Publications blog, renowned priest, lecturer … Continue reading

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Join the Pope in praying the Our Father on Wednesday 25th March

At this time of uncertainty and anxiety, with our churches closed for public worship, Pope Francis has called on the world’s Christians and people of goodwill to join together to pray the Lord’s Prayer on Wednesday 25th March at 11am … Continue reading

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Full Closure of Catholic Churches during the Coronavirus pandemic

Following the Prime Minister’s historic announcement on 23rd March, strengthening restrictions in an attempt to combat the spread of COVID-19, Catholic Churches are closed to the public at this time. Cardinal Vincent Nichols stresses that we must all play our part … Continue reading

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Children’s Liturgy Online

As we are no longer able to attend Sunday Masses due to COVID-19, Colour and Shape Children’s Liturgy Online has been created as one way to help families gather in prayer each week to share God’s Word together, and to … Continue reading

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Resources for prayer and reflection while public worship is suspended

Following the letter from the Bishops’ Conference announcing the suspension of pubic worship, the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton’s e-bulletin contains information and some suggested resources to help people reflect and pray during this challenging period when we are not … Continue reading

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Suspension of Public Worship during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have announced that public worship will be suspended from the evening of Friday 20th March: “In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, so many aspects of our lives must change. This includes the ways … Continue reading

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Society of St Gregory Spring Gatherings 2020 – The God Who Speaks

UNFORTUNATELY, DUE TO CORONAVIRUS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED As previously advertised, the Society of Saint Gregory will once again be holding a series of Spring Gatherings, with talks, liturgies and workshops, details of which are now available on their … Continue reading

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