3rd Sunday of Easter
While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them

18th April 2021
First ReadingActs 3: 13-15. 17-19
PsalmPsalm 4: 2,4, 7-8, 9
Second ReadingJohn 2: 1-5a
GospelLuke 24: 35-48

All bookings or enquiries for church centre or parish house, please see Martin Hargraves,

coordinator at e-mail 4tcbookings@gmail.com or tel 07881  491751 (details also on the Contacts page)


Connect, communicate, and help build an even stronger St Mary’s community!

Facebook Page: St Marys Parish Community Rhyl

Instruction and help on accessing the Facebook page can be found in the Parish Bulletin for

7th February 2021

Our Facebook page is now offering a series of group meetings, on prayer, faith sharing, cooking and recipes and purely social — i.e. to meet up and chat.

Click on the image below for all details

Here is the latest news from Fr Charles about Church and our Community  

Lockdown and Mass

Latest Changes from Fr Charles with regard to the latest government guidelines:

Welsh Govt guidelines allow us to celebrate Mass as usual. This is due to the large size of our church and the good discipline of our volunteers and you, the parishioners. The situation will be regularly reviewed during this lockdown period and details will be available on this website.

Meanwhile all places of worship will also be open for weddings or funerals, where people can attend at the invitation of the organiser. The number who will be able to attend a ceremony indoors will be limited by the capacity of the venue where it is being held, once physical distancing measures have been taken into account. 

To ensure that the maximum number that can attend is observed, attendance must be by invitation only. Numbers are constrained by the need to put physical distancing measures in place.

Post-funeral wakes or gatherings are not allowed. You can go to a cemetery to visit a family member’s grave but you should ensure that you follow physical distancing practices when doing so.



07503 905414

Any news will be disseminated via this website so please bookmark it for future reference.

Please check out this week’s Parish Bulletin for the latest news about church activities during the current lockdown. 

Click here for a link to the Sunday bulletin

Live-streamed Mass

All St Mary’s services are now available livestream on Youtube .

Just google Youtube and enter stmarysrhyllivemass.

As this livestream method is new for us, please feedback if you have any problems (we are aware of a sound problem with the earlier streams. This has now been fixed). Prayer before the blessed Sacrament occurs Wed, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 12 noon. This is also live streamed, even though it is a drop-in hour for silent prayer, .

You can also click this link to go to the Mass page

Click here for other recommended LIVE-STREAMED SERVICES

The very latest news items are listed here. They appear in date occurence order.  For all news items, visit our NEWS PAGE. To add an item to the News page, please send us a message containing all the relevant details. Please also contact us as soon as possible if any of the details are incorrect, or feel free to leave a comment below the item.

The Scandal of Immigration Policy.

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on care work like never before. Care workers and other key workers, and we have many in the parish, have been applauded and celebrated, yet there is a looming crisis facing the care sector. British and migrant care workers...

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CAFOD Family Fast Day

Thank you for your generous donations to CAFOD’s Family Fast Day during Lent. We featured Marian and her son Svondo in Zimbabwe in Lent 2018. The community vegetable garden that your donations helped provide is growing well and during the pandemic the family has...

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Catholic Climate and Ecological Emergency Network (CCLEEN)

Since the middle of last year an informal group of Catholic organisations, networks, and individuals, has been meeting together to explore ways of highlighting concerns over the climate emergency and the need for Catholic hierarchy to speak out more forcibly in the...

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Making Active Non-Violence a Way of Life

A series of Zoom meetings. Please email Fr Charles for a link to the first meeting with Pat Gaffney, former General Secretary of Pax Christi UK. Pat will be setting the course in context and initiating the process of reflection for us. Pat worked for Pax Christi for...

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TCC Housing News

We next meet again for the housing issue next Thursday 22nd April at 4:30 – 5:30pm. Please email Fr Charles for a link to join and notes. The big TCC event on the 22nd is the regional Senedd accountability meeting 7:30pm-9,00pm. It will be great to have as many people...

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With funding help, partnering the Good News Mission church in Marsh Rd, we are in our 12th month providing food for very vulnerable families, mostly with children. A second round of funding has come in for food. We have also received new funding for emergency items....

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Marriage Preparation

Do you know any couples preparing to get married ? An online "Marriage Care, Preparing Together" programme starts on Tuesday 20th April for 3 consecutive Tuesdays at 7pm. Booking will go live on Wednesday morning this week. All Preparing Together Anywhere courses are...

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‘The God Who Speaks’ Retreat

The Minsteracres Retreat Team invite you to join them on an online retreat; ‘The God Who Speaks’ for a weekend of prayer, reflection and fellowship During this retreat we will be developing and exploring the ways of listening to and responding to the God who speaks to...

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Wrexham Diocese- The God Who Speaks

As we enter Holy Week, the Wrexham Diocese 'God Who Speaks' team would like to warmly invite you to walk with Jesus on ‘The Way of the Cross with the God Who Speaks’ on Tuesday 30th March at 7pm by Zoom. We expect it will last around 80-90 minutes. There are...

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