Visits to the sick
If you are going into hospital, please let the Parish Priest know so that if possible a visit can be arranged.
It is possible to bring Holy Communion to the sick and the housebound on a regular basis. Please ask the Parish Priest if you would like to arrange this.
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Newsletter 14th April 2019 Today is Palm Sunday and we begin Holy Week. Palms will be blessed in the garden before the 9.30 Mass followed by the procession into the Church. Blessed palms will be available at the later Masses. … Continue reading →
Newsletter 7th April 2019 Today is the Fifth Sunday of Lent also known as Passion Sunday. From today until Easter Sunday the statues and crosses in the Church are covered with purple veils. It is intended that our thoughts and … Continue reading →
Newsletter 31st March 2019 Today is the Fourth Sunday of Lent. We are now half-way through Lent and the Rose coloured vestments come out once again today. Maybe a time to take stock to see if we are managing … Continue reading →
Newsletter Sunday 24th March 2019 Today is the Third Sunday of Lent. As a Lenten devotion, there are Stations of the Cross at 6.30 this evening. You will have noticed that there are no flowers, or sweets, during Lent, but … Continue reading →
Second Sunday of Lent 2019 Last Sunday we read the gospel account of the temptations of the Lord in the wilderness – and now on the Second Sunday of Lent, in contrast, the account of the Transfiguration. This event is … Continue reading →
Newsletter 10th March 2019 Today is the first Sunday of Lent. We use the purple vestments and the Gloria is not recited. On this First Sunday of Lent the gospel tells the story of the temptations of the Lord in … Continue reading →
Newsletter Sunday 3rd March 2019. Today is the Sunday before Lent, at one time known as Quinquagesima Sunday, indicating that there are now fifty days to Easter. There is a second collection today to support some of the poorer parishes … Continue reading →
St. Mary’s, Blackheath Newsletter: 24th February 2019 Mass times: Saturday: 6.30pm (first Mass of Sunday) Sunday: 9.30 and 11am and 7.30pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10am Tuesday, and Thursday, 7.30am Eucharistic Service: Tuesday 10am Confessions: Saturday 12 to 1pm Newsletters … Continue reading →
Seventh Sunday of the year 2019 Following from the gospel reading last Sunday, another reading today from the section of the gospel that we sometimes refer to as the Sermon on the Mount – this seems to be a collection … Continue reading →
Newsletter 17th February 2019 Today is the Sixth Sunday of the Church’s year. I calculate that in the past this would have been known as Septuagesima Sunday – two weeks before the beginning of Lent, purple vestments would appear but … Continue reading →