Christmas at Sacred Heart

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Join us for our Christmas Services at Sacred Heart.

You are most welcome to join us for Christmas services and events at Sacred Heart Church, Rugby. Our main Christmas services are:
First Mass of Christmas at 9pm on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass at 9.30am
These are the services and other events during Advent:
Saturday December 10th – Advent Quiet Hour, Bilton Methodist Church, 10am.
Sunday December 11th – Advent Service, 3.30pm, English Martyrs Church, Hillmorton.
Wednesday December 14th – Advent Penance Service, St Marie’s Church, 7pm.
Saturday December 17th – Christmas Music Practice, 10am, Sacred Heart Church.
Sunday December 18th – Sacred Heart Parish Christmas Party, 3.30pm-5.30pm.

Worship and events this week

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A candle burns inside Sacred Heart Church, Rugby.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday December 5th – Mass at 7pm (Feast of St Birinus)
Tuesday December 6th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Wednesday December 7th – Mass at 7pm (Feast of St Ambrose)
Thursday December 8th – Mass at 9.30am (Feast of the Immaculate Conception)
Friday December 9th – Mass at 9.30am
Saturday December 10th – Mass at 5pm (3rd Sunday of Advent, Year A)
Sunday December 11th – Mass at 9.30am (3rd Sunday of Advent, Year A)
Parish diary for this week
Sunday December 3rd – English Martyrs School and Parish Christmas Bazaar. Noon.
Monday December 5th – Monday Club meets in the hall, 2pm. All senior parishioners welcome.
Monday December 5th – Confirmation session, 6pm in the hall.
Forthcoming events
Saturday December 10th – Advent Quiet Hour, Bilton Methodist Church, 10am.
Sunday December 11th – Advent Service, 3.30pm, English Martyrs Church, Hillmorton.
Wednesday December 14th – Advent Penance Service, St Marie’s Church, 7pm.
Saturday December 17th – Christmas Music Practice, 10am, Sacred Heart Church.
Sunday December 18th – Sacred Heart Parish Christmas Party, 3.30pm-5.30pm.
Sunday February 19th 2017 – Confirmation at Sacred Heart with Archbishop Bernard.

Join us for Sunday Worship

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The Third Sunday of Advent

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday December 11th at 9.30am, and will include a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: Awake! Awake for the Lord is coming; Awake! Awake, there’s no time to sleep; Awake! awake, for the Lord is coming; the King is coming in glory. All over the world, people are waiting, waiting for peace and the promise of new life.
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Advent
Psalm: Come Lord and save us (Ps145, p11)
Acclamation: Alleluia! Hurry the Lord is near. Alleluia! Alleluia! Hurry the Lord is near.
Gifts: Jesse Tree, Jesse Tree, sign of God’s fidelity, that he will love eternally, the promise made to Israel, who waited for the coming of Emmanuel. 
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: Lullaby, lullaby, wait till tomorrow. Lullay, lullaby, wait till tomorrow. Your time will come. Your time will come.
Going forth: 116 Long ago, prophets knew
For the season of Advent, we will be using the Pershore Mass setting by Alan Smith.
Everyone is welcome to attend our Christmas music practice on Saturday December 17th at 10am in the church. No previous experience is needed!

Worship and events this week

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The great season of Advent has begun.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday November 28th – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday November 29th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Wednesday November 30th – Mass at 7pm (Feast of St Andrew, Apostle)
Thursday December 1st – Mass at 9.30am (Feast of St Edmund Campion)
Friday December 2nd – Mass at 9.30am
Saturday December 3rd – Mass at 5pm (2nd Sunday of Advent, Year A)
Sunday December 4th – Mass at 9.30am (2nd Sunday of Advent, Year A)
Parish diary for this week
Monday November 28th – Monday Club meets in the hall, 2pm. All senior parishioners welcome.
Wednesday November 30th – UCM mince pie evening, Sacred Heart Church Hall.
Sunday December 3rd – English Martyrs School and Parish Christmas Bazaar. Noon.
Forthcoming events
Saturday December 3rd – Day of Praise and Reconciliation, Mater Ecclesiae Convent, Street Ashton, 10.30am.
Sunday December 18th – Sacred Heart Parish Christmas Party, 3.30pm-5.30pm.
Sunday February 19th 2017 – Confirmation at Sacred Heart with Archbishop Bernard.

Join us for Sunday worship

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St John the Baptist.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Second Sunday of Advent, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday December 4th at 9.30am, and will include a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 82 Lord Emmanuel come
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Advent
Psalm: In his days, justice shall flourish, and peace till the moon fails (Ps71, p9)
Acclamation: Alleluia! Hurry the Lord is near. Alleluia! Alleluia! Hurry the Lord is near.
Gifts: 83 The Benedictus
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: Come Lord save us, come Lord save us
Going forth: 94 On Jordan’s Bank
For the season of Advent, we will be using the Pershore Mass setting by Alan Smith. 

Join us for Sunday worship

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Join us for the First Sunday of Advent.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the First Sunday of Advent, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday November 27th at 9.30am, and will include a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 64 Word of Justice
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Advent
Psalm: Shalom, Shalom, the peace of God be here. Shalom, Shalom, God’s justice be ever near (992 in hymnbook, verses 1,2,4,5)
Acclamation: Alleluia! Hurry the Lord is near. Alleluia! Alleluia! Hurry the Lord is near.
Gifts: 84 Like a sea without a shore
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 88 Wait for the Lord
Going forth: 100 Come thou long-expected Jesus
For the season of Advent, we will be using the Pershore Mass setting by Alan Smith. 

Worship and events this week

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Inside Sacred Heart Church, Rugby.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday November 14th – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday November 15th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Wednesday November 16th – Mass at 7pm
Thursday November 17th – Mass at 9.30am
Friday November 18th – Mass at 9.30am
Saturday November 19th – Mass at 5pm (Christ the King, Year C)
Sunday November 20th – Mass at 9.30am (Christ the King, Year C)
Parish diary for this week
Monday November 14th – Monday Club meets in the hall, 2pm. All senior parishioners welcome.
Monday November 14th – Interfaith lecture by Eleanor Nesbitt on “Living with Difference” at Benn Partnership Centre, 7.30pm.
Saturday November 19th and Sunday November 20th – Cafod Christmas cards for sale after both Masses.
November 17th to 19th – Retreat in the Year of Mercy, 6pm to 9pm each day led by Fr Jimmy Browne IC.
Sunday November 20th – Closing Mass for Year of Mercy, St Marie’s Church, 3pm.
Forthcoming events
Friday November 25th – Meeting to discuss Living Simply as a parish, 7.30pm in parish hall.
Wednesday November 30th – UCM mince pie evening, Sacred Heart Church Hall.
Saturday December 3rd – Day of Praise and Reconciliation, Mater Ecclesiae Convent, Street Ashton, 10.30am.
Sunday February 19th 2017 – Confirmation at Sacred Heart with Archbishop Bernard.

Join us for Sunday worship

christ-the-king-icon-914.jpg (355×450)You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Feast of Christ the King at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday November 20th at 9.30am, and will include a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 857 Sing to the world of Christ
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: I rejoiced when I heard them say, Let us go to God’s house (Ps121, p212)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 686 God beyond all names
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 772 Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us
Going forth: 763 Christ triumphant
This is the last time we will be using the Parish Mass, written by Peter Jones. Next week, the season of Advent begins and we will be using the Pershore Mass setting.

Worship and events this week

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St Leo the Great – Feast Day on Thursday.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday November 7th – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday November 8th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Wednesday November 9th – Mass at 7pm (Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran)
Thursday November 10th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am (Feast of Leo the Great)
Friday November 11th – Mass at 9.30am (Feast of St Martin of Tours)
Saturday November 12th – Mass at 5pm (33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C)
Sunday November 13th – Mass at 9.30am (33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C)
Parish diary for this week
Monday November 7th – Monday Club meets in the hall, 2pm. All senior parishioners welcome.
Wednesday November 9th – Save the Children coffee day, Sacred Heart Church Hall, 10am to 3pm. Lunches available.
Saturday November 12th – Liturgy planning group for Christmas, 10am, The Presbytery.
Saturday November 12th and Sunday November 13th – Cafod Christmas cards for sale after both Masses.
Forthcoming events
Sunday November 13th – Registration meeting for confirmation candidates after 9.30am Mass.
November 17th to 19th – Retreat in the Year of Mercy, 6pm to 9pm each day led by Fr Jimmy Browne IC.
Wednesday November 30th – UCM mince pie evening, Sacred Heart Church Hall.
Sunday February 19th 2017 – Confirmation at Sacred Heart with Archbishop Bernard.

Join us for Sunday worship

poppies.jpg (570×380)You are welcome to join us to celebrate the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time at Sacred Heart Church. This is Remembrance Sunday. Mass will be on Sunday November 13th at 9.30am, and will include a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 315 Lead us heavenly Father, lead us
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: The Lord comes to rule the peoples with fairness (Ps97, p211)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 994 May you walk with Christ beside you.
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 947 Nothing can trouble, nothing can frighten
Going forth: 907 Abide with me
For the next few weeks, we will be using the Parish Mass, written by Peter Jones. This will continue until we begin the season of Advent.