Mass for the 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year C

Here is Mass for the Second Sunday of Lent from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Sat  12thSH 5.00 p.m. Glancy Intention LS 
Sun  13thSH 
9.30 am 
11.00 am
People of the Parishes  Alan Hughes RIP LS
Mon  14th SH 10.00 am LS NO MASS TODAY 
Tues  15thSH 10.00 am. NO MASS TODAY
Wed  16thSH 7.00 pm. Richard Clarke (Birthday) LS  
Cremation Service for Patricia Dunne 2.30pm at Rainsbrook. 
Thurs  17thEM  
11.00 am. 
9.30 am
Terry Deery RIP Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion
Fri  18thSH 7.00pm Eamon Reynolds (Get well) LS  
Public Stations of the Cross after Mass 
Sat 19thSH 5.00 pm Eileen Deery RIP (Clarke) LS 
Sun 20thSH  
9.30 am  
11.00 am 
Russell (In honour of St Therese)  Eileen & Ken Pedley RIP LS

SUNDAY NIGHT CHORAL CONCERT ’ Hail ,Gladdening Light ’ at English Martyrs Church on Sunday 13th  March at 7.30pm . Given by our wonderful local Choir Sine Nomine who have sung in many Cathedrals  and Churches throughout the country to great acclaim. Free Admission but Retiring Collection for Myton  Hospice. Don’t miss the chance to hear some wonderful music and great singing from the Choir celebrating their 20th anniversary.  

WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY QUESTIONNAIRE. Work is going on to prepare the ten page diocesan report which will be published in the diocese. It will be sent to the Bishops Conference who will produce a national report. Fr . Thanks again for your responses and cooperation .  

DEANERY CHANGES : as a result of the revision of the deanery structure in the diocese the Rugby part  of the Rugby Deanery (St Maries, Sacred Heart and English Martyrs ) will be joining Warwick Deanery to  form Rugby and Warwick Deanery. The Nuneaton area Parishes will be joining Coventry Deanery.  

LIVESTREAM UPDATE :will be livestreaming the Saturday evening Mass from Sacred Heart and the  11am Sunday Mass from English Martyrs. We will be livestreaming weekday Masses as shown above.

Sacred Heart Safeguarding Officer: Sue Leary Tel. 01788 813263 YouTube: Sacred Heart, Bilton  Email: Parish Office for both parishes open:  Tuesday and Thursday 9.30 am to 12.00.English Martyrs Safeguarding Officer: Marie Kane Tel. 01788 813263 YouTube -English Martyrs RC Parish Rugby Email: English Martyrs Primary School Tel 01788 543432
Parish Team Canon Gerard Murray, Deacon Lionel Pelloquin. Fr Graham Venn IC in residence  Archdiocese of Birmingham Registered as a charity no. 234216


Thurs 17th March 12.30 Rogers Hall (St John the  Baptist) 

Thurs 24th March 12.30 Paddox Methodists

Tues 5th April 12.30 St Georges 

Tues 12th April 12.30 English Martyrs  

Join us for a simple soup and roll lunch. With a short  reflection. In aid of Christian Aid and Cafod.  

SACRED HEART: Refreshments , tea and coffee, are  available in the Hall after Sunday Mass. 

All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and  catch up. Refreshments will be available after the  Thursday morning 9.30 am Liturgy. 

ENGLISH MARTYRS: STATIONS OF THE CROSS 10.20  to 10.50. Before Sunday Mass 

SACRED HEART Friday after evening 7pm Mass.  

ENGLISH MARTYRS – St. Vincent de Paul Society  Appeal Thank you for your response to this appeal.  We now have five more people interested in their  work visiting the elderly and housebound. Please  call Margaret Hughes 546407 for more information  or enquiries. 

WHATS APP Groups: To join please text name and  mobile number to Richard Potter on 

07944 510694 for Sacred Heart Parish Group.  English Martyrs Group please text name and mobile number to Maris Golovackis on 07851  931162 to join. 


First Holy Communion Preparation The next ses sion for Children will be on Monday 14th March at  6pm.Later in the year after Easter we are planning  another series of classes for those who need to  begin their preparation . This is open to young peo ple from Sacred Heart and English Martyrs Parishes. 

Confirmation Preparation Programme continues  Thursday, 24th March in the Sacred Heart Parish  Hall, 7—8 pm. Confirmation will be celebrated on  Sunday, 22nd May at 9.30 am Mass.  

Thanks to those running both preparation classes  for their time and commitment. 


Friday 25th March 7.30=9.30pm at Rugby Methodist Church Centre. Panel including MP Mark Pawsey  will be addressing questions about climate change .  All welcome. To attend sign up via Eventbrite https:// or see Poster.  

CAFOD LENT FAST DAY Friday 11th March. Your  personal small act of kindness will make a big differ ence to communities facing hunger and children  facing malnutrition. Please hand in your envelope or  donate at the Collection for Fast Day this weekend.  Please Gift Aid your donation if you can. Details on  the envelope. Thanks.  

HELPING UKRAINE. The best way to help is to donate money not goods. You can do this through  CAFOD which I s part of the Disaster Emergencies  Appeal for Ukraine of other mainline charities. .  They will work through Caritas Ukraine which is on  the ground to provide support and help to the  needy. You can donate directly via the CAFOD web site.  


Wednesday 23 March. 7pm in the Parish Centre, St  Francis Church, Warwick Road, Kenilworth CV8 1HL.  You are warmly welcomed to meet Laila Asfoura  from Bethlehem, who will share the latest situation  in the Holy Land, the work of FHL and answer any  questions. Laila is the Founder Member of FHL’s lo cal Committee. A buffet supper is being arranged  with a cash bar. Tickets £10 pp are available from or by tele phoning the FHL office 01926 512980.  

GIFT AID ENVELOPES AVAILABLE. Next weekend  your envelopes will be available for collection. Let  us know if you will no longer be using them. Please  let us know if you would like to sign Standing Order  and/or sign up for Gift Aid and so increase your giving. Or maybe see if you can increase your Standing  Order. Your financial support is needed by the Parishes and very much valued. Please speak to Diane  at SH or Caroline at EM if you have any queries or  changes of address etc. Thanks.

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