“The Eucharist is the most human and divine gesture imaginable”
Sunday Mass at 11am
The heart of our week, the Sunday Mass is a joyful gathering of our parish community.
Celebrated in the beauty of the catholic tradition, our worship is a rich expression of our love for God and one another. On Sundays, children are invited to participate in their own Liturgy of the Word (Sunday School) and people of all ages in our diverse community are involved in our ministries. Tea and coffee is served after Mass.
Mass through the Week
The rhythm of prayer at St Mary’s includes the daily celebration of Mass. Times vary each day.
Monday at 6pm (10am on Bank Holidays)
Tuesday at 7pm
Wednesday at 11am
Thursday at 10am
Friday at 10am
Saturday at 1130am
A lovely late start for those who like a Saturday lie in!
With Morning Prayer and Rosary from 11am, the Mass at 1130am and the availability of the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) from 12 noon, our Saturday Devotions are a gentle way into the weekend.
‘The mystery of who you are is laid upon the altar,’ said St Augustine.
Each month, usually on the first Thursday of the month, ‘Adoration’ is a quiet time of prayer and reflection before the Blessed Sacrament.
Through the year
Whilst moving to the rhythm of the changing seasons of the Church’s year, we are also home to some special gatherings such as Assumptiontide Celebrations with torchlight procession, fireworks and barbecue, and the October Devotions to Our Lady of Walsingham.
Many of us also make pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, and we have an active Cell of OLW which meets monthly for prayer, worship and fellowship.
The bells of St Mary’s
Each day, the bells of St Mary’s rings out the Angelus at morning, noon and night. The Angelus is a beautiful litany of prayer which celebrates the Incarnation.
The mystery of who you are is laid upon the altar.