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

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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.

Join us for Sunday worship

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Christ Pantocrator in the Orthodox Church of St. Alexander Nevsky, Belgrade. (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday February 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: 475 Here in this place
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm: 
My lips will tell of your help (Ps70, p182)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 971 Father I place into your 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: 244b Ubi caritas
Going forth: 801 Love divine, all loves excelling
We will be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour until the beginning of Lent.

Join us for Sunday worship

Jesus Unrolls the Book in the Synagogue by James Tissot (c1886). (Public domain)

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday January 27th at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 820 Seek ye first the kingdom of God
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm: 
Your words are spirit, Lord. (Ps18, p181)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 779 O God, you search me and you know me
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: 832 One bread, one body
Going forth: 822 Alleluia! Raise the Gospel
We will be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour until the beginning of Lent.

Parish diary this week

Saint Anthony Abbot Tempted by a Heap of Gold. Tempera on panel painting by the Master of the Osservanza Triptych, c. 1435. Metropolitan Museum of Art (public domain)

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday January 14th
See parish noticeboard for Mass times.
First Communion programme meeting, 6pm.
Exposition until 8pm.
Tuesday January 15th
See parish noticeboard for Mass times
Wednesday January 16th
See parish noticeboard for Mass times
Thursday January 17th
See parish noticeboard for Mass times (Feast of St Antony, Abbot)
Friday January 18th
See parish noticeboard for Mass times
Saturday January 19th
Mass of the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C at 5pm.
Sunday January 20th
Mass of the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C at 9.30am
Bilton Churches Together, Unity Service, Sacred Heart Church, 6.30pm

Forthcoming events
Thursday February 28th
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall
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

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday January 20th at 9.30am. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 458 Let us build a house
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm: 
Proclaim the wonders of the Lord among all the peoples. (Ps95, p179)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 643 Gifts of bread and wine
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: 882 A touching place
Going forth: 946 Thanks be to God
We will be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour until the beginning of Lent.