18th Sunday of the Year
Taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven,
he said the blessing, broke the loaves,
and gave them to the disciples,
who in turn gave them to the crowds.
They all ate and were satisfied,
2nd August 2020
First Reading Isaiah 55:1–3
Psalm Psalm 145: 8-9. 15-16, 17-18
Second Reading Romans 8:35, 37–39
Gospel Matthew 14:13–21
Due to Corona Virus (COVID-19) Masses and Church Services are discontinued until further notice as agreed by the Bishops of England and Wales but please see the News below for information about coming out of lockdown
The Eucharist Returned, 2nd August 2020
For some really god news, please see the item under Latest News below
ST MARY’S IS OPEN, MONDAY WED FRI & SAT, FOR DAILY EXPOSITION FROM 11 am till 12 noon each day.
BISHOP Peter met with parishioners and Fr Charles last Wednesday to finalise preparations to open the church for prayer midweek This has been about making the church a safe place for everybody. Initially we’ve limited visiting to anything up to 30 people.
You’ll need to….
- Wash hands as you enter.
- Try to touch only the place you sit in.
- Use the one-way system ie in at the main doors and out via the Fynnongroew Rd exit
- Not use the toilets. (sorry !!)
- If it’s cold bring a jumper (We need to open windows)
Yes, admittedly it may be easier to pray at home !! But lots find the church space helpful. And also, this helps us develop practices for the future to allow us to gather together safely. It will help towards the next step, meeting on Sundays. So many of you tell me you cant wait !!!
IF YOU’VE ANY CONCERNS DURING THE VIRUS TIME PLEASE FEEL FREE TO RING FR CHARLES RAMSAY
Please check out this week’s Parish Bulletin for the latest news about church activities during the current lockdown .
Recommended LIVE-STREAMED SERVICES
We have found some Live Streamed services including masses. This means that clicking on the link below at the right time will connect you to a website showing a live stream of a mass in progress. Please note that to follow a complete service will use a great deal of data (like streaming live TV) so should only be used on a wifi connection, not using a phone data connection.
Also please note we have no control over content from independent websites
The website churchservices.tv provides a list of services online, even a what’s on, showing where Mass is on at any given moment. The beautiful liturgy of the Irish Monks of Glenstal for example, also includes prayers you can
recite alongside the monks
Bishop Peter ‘s masses, and also a Pentecost novena (9.00am on facebook, are live-streamed from the diocesan website and youtube…(and also his Good Shepherd Sunday message )https://www.rcdwxm.org.uk/
Former parish priest of Rhyl, Monsignor Malachy Keegan, celebrates live-streamed mass daily at his parish in Sandersted, near Croydon…
Please check in to Fr Peter Morgan’s Liverpool parish…
Visit St Joseph’s Colwyn Bay where Fr Frank Ryan OMI and outreach Sri Lankan priest, Fr Vimal OMI, celebrate Mass daily
Monday – Friday: 11 am. Available at 12 noon on our Website
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5bcYWIA0fCSdaM_BCC8vbA
(just search: saintjosephsrcc)
Adoration – Live Streamed on Facebook:Saturdays at 11am Rosary: 6pm – Live Streamed on Facebook:
And Sunday Mass live streamed at 11am
Click here to join live streams (subject to timetable)
Finally for the moment, here is a message about facing up to the Virus pandemic from the Tamera Community.
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