Parish diary this week

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Jesus and the Woman at the Well is this Sunday’s Gospel reading by Barbieri.

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday March 9th
Mass at 7pm.
Exposition until 8pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
Tuesday March 10th
No Mass today.
Wednesday March 11th
Mass at 7pm
Thursday March 12th 
Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Finance Committee at 2.30pm, Presbytery.
Friday March 13th
Mass at 7pm
Stations of the Cross at 7.30pm
Saturday March 14th
Confessions at 4.40pm
Mass for the Third Sunday of Lent at 5pm.
Sunday March 15th
Mass for the Third Sunday of Lent at 9.30am.

Forthcoming events
Friday March 20th
5.30pm, Catholic Healing Prayer, Sacred Heart Church. Mass, Praise and Worship, Rosary, Talks, Adoration and Confession.
Thursday March 26th
Lent lunch at 12.30pm after Mass at 12pm.
Sunday May 3rd
Confirmation, 9.30am at Sacred Heart Church.
Sunday, 14th June
First Communion at 9.30am Mass.

Parish diary this week

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Lent begins this week on Wednesday (Public domain image)

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday February 24th
First Communion programme at 6pm in the hall.
Mass at 7pm.
Exposition until 8pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
Tuesday February 25th
No Mass today.
Wednesday February 26th (Ash Wednesday)
Mass at 7pm
Thursday February 27th 
Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Open Door, 1.45pm in the hall
Confirmation programme at 6pm in the hall.
Friday February 28th
Mass at 7pm
Stations of the Cross at 7.30pm
Saturday February 29th
Confessions at 4.40pm
Mass for the First Sunday of Lent at 5pm.
Presentation on Orthodox Iconography on Mount Athos, 6pm followed at 7pm by Vespers at the Orthodox Church of the Ascension, Clifton Road, Rugby.
Sunday March 1st
Mass for the First Sunday of Lent at 9.30am.

Forthcoming events
Thursday March 5th
Requiem for Elsie Elizabeth Lawrence at 10am
Lent lunch, church hall at 12.30pm
Friday March 6th
Praying with Zimbabwe. World Day of Prayer, St Mark’s Church, Bilton at 10.30am and Rogers Hall, Hillmorton at 2 pm.
Sunday May 3rd
Confirmation, 9.30am at Sacred Heart Church.
Sunday, 14th June
First Communion at 9.30am Mass.

Parish diary this week

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Assisi frescoes. Entry into Jerusalem by Pietro Lorenzetti. Assisi, Lower Basilica, San Francesco, southern transept. (Public Domain)

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday April 8th
Mass at 7pm
Exposition until 8pm.
Tuesday April 9th
No Mass
Wednesday April 10th
Mass at 7pm
Thursday April 11th
Mass at 9.30am
Confirmation Group, 6pm to 7.30pm, hall.
Penitential Service, St Marie’s Church, Rugby, 7pm.
Friday April 12th
Mass at 9.30am
Stations of the Cross, 7pm
Passover meal, 7pm in the hall.
Saturday April 13th
Mass of Palm Sunday at 5pm.
Sunday April 14th
Mass of Palm Sunday at 9.30am

Forthcoming events
Wednesday April 24th
Everyone welcome to join fellow parishioners and members of the local community for Tea and a chat from 1.45pm. Sue Melia from Bwengu Projects will show slides on the latest developments in Malawi during the afternoon.
Sunday June 2nd
Confirmation
Thursday June 6th
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall
Sunday June 16th
First Communion
Thursday October 3rd
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall

Easter Services
Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Sacred Heart: 7.30pm English Martyrs 6pm
Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion
Sacred Heart: 7pm English Martyrs: 3pm
Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil
Sacred Heart 8.30pm English Martyrs: 6.30pm
Easter Sunday
Sacred Heart 9.30am English Martyrs: 11am

Join us for Sunday worship

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The Woman taken in Adultery by Guercino, c1621 (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday April 7th at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 934 Dear Lord and Father of Mankind
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm:
What marvels the Lord worked for us (Ps125)
Acclamation: Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of eternal glory
Gifts: 605 Take our bread
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 193 Return to God
Going forth: 941 There is a longing in our hearts
We will be using the Pershore Mass during the season of Lent.

Parish diary this week

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The Annunciation by John Waterhouse, 1914 (Public domain)

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday March 25th
Mass at 7pm (Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord)
Exposition until 8pm.
Tuesday March 26th
No Mass
Wednesday March 27th
Mass at 6pm
Thursday March 28th
Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Confirmation Group, 6pm to 7.30pm, hall.
Friday March 29th
Mass at 11.30am
Funeral of Kay Powell, 12.30pm at Rainsbrook Crematorium
Lent lunch in the hall at 12.15pm
Stations of the Cross at 7pm
Saturday March 30th
Mass of the Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year C at 5pm.
Sunday March 31st
Mass of the Third Sunday of Lent, Year C at 9.30am

Forthcoming events
Monday April 1st
First Communion Programme, 6pm in the Hall.
Wednesday April 3rd
Funeral of John McDermott at 11am, Sacred Heart Church.
Sunday June 2nd
Confirmation
Thursday June 6th
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall
Sunday June 16th
First Communion
Thursday October 3rd
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall

Join us for Sunday worship

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The Prodigal Son by Rembrandt, drawing with pen and brush, 1642 (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 31st at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: See newsletter
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: See newsletter
(Ps)
Acclamation: Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of eternal glory
Gifts: See newsletter
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: See newsletter
Going forth: See newsletter
We will be using the Pershore Mass during the season of Lent.

Parish diary this week

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One of the Stations of the Cross from Notre Dame, Geneva (Public domain)

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday March 18th
Mass at 7pm
Exposition until 8pm.
Tuesday March 19th
Mass at 7pm at English Martyrs to mark closing of the Visitation
Wednesday March 20th
Mass at 7pm
Thursday March 21st
Mass at 11.45am
Confirmation programme at 6pm in the hall.
Friday March 22nd
Mass at 11.45am
Lent lunch in the hall at 12.15pm
Stations of the Cross at 7pm
Funeral for Heather Green at Long Lawford Methodist Church in School Street, Long
Lawford at 10.30am.
Saturday March 23rd
Mass of the Third Sunday of Lent, Year C at 5pm.
Sunday March 24th
Mass of the Third Sunday of Lent, Year C at 9.30am

Forthcoming events
Friday March 29th
Funeral of Kay Powell, 12.30pm at Rainsbrook Crematorium
Monday April 1st
First Communion Programme, 6pm in the Hall.
Sunday June 2nd
Confirmation
Thursday June 6th
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall
Sunday June 16th
First Communion
Thursday October 3rd
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall

Join us for Sunday worship

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The Tower of Siloam by James Tissot, c1890. (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Third Sunday of Lent, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 24th at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 193 Return to God
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm:
The Lord is compassion and love (Ps102)
Acclamation: Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of eternal glory
Gifts: 11 All that I am
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 686 God beyond all names
Going forth: 849 God forgave my sin
We will be using the Pershore Mass during the season of Lent.

Parish diary this week

Veronica wipes the face of Jesus, from Stations of the Cross at St Agnes’ Church, Amsterdam.

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday March 4th
First Communion programme in hall at 6pm
Mass at 7pm
Exposition until 8pm.
Tuesday March 5th
No Mass
Wednesday March 6th
Ash Wednesday Mass at 7pm
Mass at 7pm
Thursday March 7th
Mass at 9.30am
Confirmation programme meeting, Sacred Heart Church Hall, 6pm.
Friday March 8th
Mass at 9.30am
Funeral of Dedee Flint, at 1.30pm at St Marie’s Church, Dunchurch Road, Rugby.
Stations of the Cross at 7pm
Saturday March 9th
Liturgy planning meeting, 10.30am in the Presbytery.
First Reconciliation, 11am in the church.
Mass of the First Sunday of Lent, Year C at 5pm.
Sunday March 10th
Mass of the First Sunday of Lent, Year C at 9.30am

Forthcoming events
Monday February 25th to March 10th
A reminder from Rugby Justice & Peace Group that 25th February-10th March is Fairtrade Fortnight. For two weeks each year, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to celebrate the people who grow our food, people who live in some of the poorest countries in the world and who are often exploited and badly paid. This year, The Fairtrade Foundation is focusing on the people, particularly the women, who grow the cocoa in the chocolate we love so much. Please look for the Fairtrade logo.
Weekend of March 16th/17th
Bishop’s Visitation to Sacred Heart parish. Shared table at 6.30pm on Saturday March 16th.
December to March
The Rugby Winter Shelter at St Marie’s will be providing a welcome each Monday to 15 homeless people from December to March. Supper, a bed and breakfast will be provided. If you would consider helping during those four
months, please ring Kathy Smith on 01788 891940. kathellen.smith56@gmail.com.
Sunday June 2nd
Confirmation
Thursday June 6th
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall
Sunday June 16th
First Communion
Thursday October 3rd
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall

Join us for Sunday worship

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Christ in the wilderness by Ivan Kranskoi, 1872 (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the First Sunday of Lent, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 10th at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: Wait for the Lord
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: 
Be with me Lord, when I am in trouble (Ps90)
Acclamation: Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of eternal glory
Gifts: 952 On Eagle’s Wings
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 633 Eat this bread
Going forth: 830 You shall cross the barren desert
We will be using the Pershore Mass during the season of Lent.