Parish diary this week

The Easter Vigil at Sacred Heart Church, Rugby last weekend.

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday April 29th
Mass at 7pm (Feast of St Catherine of Siena)
Exposition until 8pm.
Tuesday April 30th
No Mass
Wednesday May 1st
Mass at 7pm
Thursday May 2nd
Mass at 9.30am (Feast of St Athanasius)
Confirmation programme, 6pm in the hall.
Friday May 3rd
Mass at 9.30am (Feast of Sts Philip and James, Apostles)
Saturday May 4th
Mass for Third Sunday of Easter, Year C at 5pm.
Sunday May 5th
Mass for Third Sunday of Easter, Year C at 9.30am.

Forthcoming events
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

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Join us for the Easter services

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Crucifixion by Peter Gertner (German, active early 16th century). Public domain.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Easter services at Sacred Heart Church. These are the times of the services:

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7.30pm.

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion at 7pm.

Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil at 8.30pm.

Easter Sunday – Mass at 9.30am.

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.

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

Stations of the Cross, 9, Saint-Jean-Baptiste au Béguinage, Brussels. Jesus falls the third time. © Yann Forget / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0.

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday March 11th
Mass at 7pm
Exposition until 8pm.
Tuesday March 12th
No Mass
Wednesday March 13th
Mass at 7pm
Thursday March 14th
Liturgy of the Word at 9.30am
Confirmation programme, 6pm in the hall
Friday March 15th
Mass at 11.45am
Lent lunch in the hall at 12.15pm
Stations of the Cross at 7pm
Saturday March 16th
Mass of the Second Sunday of Lent, Year C at 5pm.
Bishop’s Visitation to Sacred Heart parish – shared table in the hall at 6.30pm
Sunday March 17th

Mass of the Second Sunday of Lent, Year C at 9.30am

Forthcoming events
Friday March 28th
Funeral of Kay Powell, 12.30pm at Rainsbrook Crematorium
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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Transfiguration of Christ icon from St Catherine’s Monastery, Mount Sinai, 12th century (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Second Sunday of Lent, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 17th at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: Lenten Litany
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm:
The Lord is my light and my salvation (Ps26)
Acclamation: Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of eternal glory
Gifts: 598 O King of might and splendour
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 929 O Lord hear my prayer
Going forth: 946 Thanks be to God
We will be using the Pershore Mass during the season of Lent.

Join us for Sunday worship

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Icon by Hristo Dimitrov of Jesus Christ Pantocrator. Exhibit of the History Museum in Samokov, Bulgaria (1795). Public domain.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 3rd at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 473 We come to tell our story
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm:
It is good to give thanks (Ps91)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 609 In bread we bring you Lord
Holy Holy: 1014 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Mem Acclamation: 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass
Lamb of God: 1019 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Communion: 944 In the Lord, I’ll be ever thankful
Going forth: 942 Lord, for the years
We will be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour until the beginning of Lent.

Join us for Sunday worship

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An icon of Jesus crucified, from St Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai Desert, 13th century. (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday February 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: 898 Make me a channel of your peace
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm: 
The Lord is kind and merciful (Ps102, p62)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 886 For the healing of the nations
Holy Holy: 1014 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Mem Acclamation: 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass
Lamb of God: 1019 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Communion: 772 Lord Jesus Christ
Going forth: 849 Freely, freely
We will be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour until the beginning of Lent.

Join us for Sunday worship

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The Sermon on the Mount by Carl Bloch, 1877 (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday February 17th at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 474 Let us go to the altar of God
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm: 
Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. (Psalm 1)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 603 Blessed are you Lord
Holy Holy: 1014 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Mem Acclamation: 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass
Lamb of God: 1019 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Communion: 622 Bread of life from heaven
Going forth: 856 Take the word of God
We will be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour until the beginning of Lent.

Join us for Sunday worship

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Jesus calls Peter and Andrew. By Duccio di Buoninsegna c1308 (Public domain).

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday February 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: Come let us go (CJM)
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm: 
Before the angels, I will bless you O Lord (Ps137, p183)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 608 Take my hands
Holy Holy: 1014 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Mem Acclamation: 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass
Lamb of God: 1019 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Communion: 625 Bread for the world
Going forth: 946 Thanks be to God
We will be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour until the beginning of Lent.