Worship and events this week

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It is the Feast of St Athanasius on Tuesday May 2nd.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday May 1st – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday May 2nd – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am (Feast of St Athanasius)
Wednesday May 3rd – Mass at 7pm (Feast of Saints Philip and James)
Thursday May 4th –  Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am (Feast of the English Martyrs)
Friday May 5th – Funeral Mass for Kitty Nolan at 10am
Saturday April 29th – Mass for Fourth Sunday of Easter at 5pm
Sunday April 30th – Mass for Fourth Sunday of Easter at 9.30am
Parish diary for this week
Monday May 1st – Monday Club meets, 2pm in the hall. All welcome.
Wednesday May 3rd – Funeral Mass for Lucy Thackray, St Marie’s Church, Rugby at 12.30pm.
Thursday May 4th – Meeting of catechists, 7.30pm, Sacred Heart.
Sunday May 7th – Mass with Anointing of the Sick, Sacred Heart Church, 3pm.
Forthcoming events
Monday May 8th – First Holy Communion group, Upper Room, 6pm to 7pm.
Tuesday May 9th – Funeral Mass for Eileen Carlton at 12.30pm.
Saturday May 13th – Fatima Centenary celebration event, St Peter Apostle Church, Leamington.

Join us for Sunday worship

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So Jesus said again, “Amen, amen, I say to you, I am the gate for the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them.”

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Easter at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday May 7th 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: 761 He is Lord
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: 948 Lord, you are my shepherd, you are my friend. I want to follow you always, just to follow my friend.
Acclamation: 261 Easter Acclamation
Gifts: 268 Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 932 Abba, Abba Father
Going forth: 274 Darkness is gone
For the season of Easter, we will be using the Parish Mass written by Peter Jones.

Join us for Sunday worship

A scene from the Easter ceremonies at Sacred Heart Church, Rugby.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Third Sunday of Easter at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday April 30th 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: 288 On the journey to Emmaus
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: Show us Lord the path of life (Ps15, p44)
Acclamation: 261 Easter Acclamation
Gifts: 263 Did not our hearts burn within us?
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: Alleluia! He is Risen (chant)
Going forth: 763 Christ triumphant
For the season of Easter, we will be using the Parish Mass written by Peter Jones.

Worship and events this week

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Christ is Risen! Happy Easter!

A very happy Easter to all visitors to this website. Christ is Risen!

These are the daily services this week:
Monday April 17th – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday April 18th – No Mass
Wednesday April 19th – Mass at 7pm
Thursday April 20th –  Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Friday April 21st – Mass at 6pm
Saturday April 22nd – Mass for Second Sunday of Easter at 5pm
Sunday April 23rd – Mass for Second Sunday of Easter at 9.30am
Parish diary for this week

Forthcoming events
Monday April 24th – First Holy Communion group, Upper Room, 6pm to 7pm.
Tuesday April 25th – Gift of Years training begins, St George’s Church bunglow, St John’s Avenue, Hillmorton at 7pm.
Thursday May 4th – Meeting of catechists, 7.30pm, Sacred Heart.
Sunday May 7th – Mass with Anointing of the Sick, Sacred Heart Church, 3pm.
Tuesday May 9th – Funeral Mass for Eileen Carlton at 12.30pm.

Join us for Sunday worship

The empty tomb.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Second Sunday of Easter at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday April 23rd 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: 276 He is Risen!
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: Give thanks to the Lord for he is good, for his love has no end (Ps117, p43)
Acclamation: 261 Easter Acclamation
Gifts: Easter Song
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 266 Surrexit Christus
Going forth: 321 Crown him with many crowns
For the season of Easter, we will be using the Parish Mass written by Peter Jones.

Worship and events this week

It’s Holy Week at Sacred Heart Church.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday April 10th – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday April 11th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Wednesday April 12th – Mass at 7pm
Thursday April 13th – Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7pm followed by watching before the Altar of Repose until 9.30pm
Friday April 14th – Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 7pm (not 3pm)
Saturday April 15th – The Easter Vigil at 8pm
Sunday April 16th – Easter Sunday Mass at 9.30am.
Parish diary for this week
Monday April 10th – Monday Club, 2pm in the hall. All welcome.
Friday April 14th – Rugby Walk of Witness. Meet in Jubilee Gardens, Regent Place at 9.45am.
Forthcoming events
Monday April 24th – First Holy Communion group, Upper Room, 6pm to 7pm.
Tuesday April 25th – Gift of Years training begins, St George’s Church bunglow, St John’s Avenue, Hillmorton at 7pm.
Thursday May 4th – Meeting of catechists, 7.30pm, Sacred Heart.

Easter at Sacred Heart

A picture from the Easter ceremonies at Sacred Heart Church.

You are welcome to join us for the Easter services at Sacred Heart. These are the services, with dates and times, together with details of what we will be singing.

Liturgy for Holy Thursday, Year A, Thursday April 13th at 7pm
Gathering: The glory of the cross we sing 238 (Tune 756)
Pen: Storrington 522
Ringing of bells
Gloria – Storrington 532
Psalm – Our blessing cup 55a
Gospel – Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of Eternal Glory
Washing of the feet – Ubi caritas 246
Gifts – Brother, sister let me serve you 924
Holy – 584 Storrington
Memorial Acclamation – 585 Storrington
Lamb of God – 590 Storrington
Comm – Eat this bread 633
Transfer to the Altar of Repose – Pange lingua 247a
Stay with me 249

Liturgy for Good Friday, Year A, Friday April 14th at 7pm (not 3pm)
Good Friday – Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion
Gathering: Silence
Psalm: Father into your hands, I commend my spirit (Ps30,p31)
Acclamation: Praise to you Christ our Lord
The reading of the Passion
Veneration of the Cross: This is the wood of the cross, followed by O My People, what have I done to you? followed by My Servant Shall Prosper.
Communion: Were you there when they crucified my Lord? 225
O sacred head ill-used 237
Going forth: Silence

Liturgy for Holy Saturday, Year A, Saturday April 15th at 8pm
Saturday – The Easter Vigil
The New Fire (outside the church)
The Exultet
PART TWO: LITURGY OF THE WORD
First reading: Genesis 1:1-31
God saw all that he had made and indeed it was very good
Response during the reading: Evening came and morning came, the first day, and God saw that it was good, and God saw that it was good.
We sing: R/. Send forth your Spirit O Lord, and renew the face of the earth
Prayer
Second reading: Genesis 22:1-18
Abraham is put to the test
Psalm: R/. Preserve me God, I take refuge in you
Prayer
Third reading: Exodus 14:15-31
(Third reading in the missal)
Psalm from exodus 15 sung response and sung verses
R/: I will sing to the Lord, glorious his triumph
Prayer
Fourth reading: Ezekiel 36:16-28
(Seventh reading in the missal)
Psalm 41/42 sung response and sung verses
R/: My soul is thirsting for the Lord, when shall I see him face to face
Prayer
Gloria: Storrington 532
Priest’s acclamation: 261
Psalm/Acclamation: Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia (p252 psalm book)
The Blessing of the Water: Springs of water
O living water 931
Gifts: Christ be our light 883a (Easter Vigil words)
Holy Holy: Storrington 584
Mem Acclamation: Storrington 585
Doxology: Traditional
Lamb of God: Storrington 590
Communion: Raise a song of gladness (Taize) followed by Now the green blade riseth 278
Going forth: Thine be the glory 287

Liturgy for Easter Sunday, Year A, Sunday April 16th at 9.30am
Sunday – Easter Day
Gathering: Easter Alleluia 281
Penitential Rite: Storrington 522
Gloria: Storrington 523
Psalm: This day was made by the Lord: we rejoice and are glad (Ps 117, p42)
Sequence: 259
Acclamation: Taize
Gifts: 267 Christ the Lord is risen today (273 for musicians)
Holy Holy: 584 Storrington
Mem Acclamation: 585 Storrington
Lamb of God: 590 Storrington
Communion: Adoramus te Domine 667
Now the green blade riseth 278
Going forth: Thine be the glory 287

Worship and events this week

A Passover Meal will take place in the hall on Thursday.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday April 3rd – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday April 4th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Wednesday April 5th – Mass at 7pm
Thursday April 6th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Friday April 7th – Mass at 11.45am, followed by Lent lunch, and Vocations Mass with Rugby Catenians at 7.30pm.
Saturday April 8th – Palm Sunday Mass at 5pm.
Sunday April 9th – Palm Sunday Mass at 9.30am.
Parish diary for this week
Monday April 3rd – Monday Club, 2pm in the hall. All welcome.
Monday April 3rd – First Holy Communion group, Upper Room, 6pm to 7pm.
Wednesday April 5th – Deanery Penitential Service, St Marie’s Church, 7pm.
Thursday April 6th – Passover Meal in parish hall, 7.30pm.
Friday April 7th – Lent lunch in the hall, 12.15pm (Soup and bread, all welcome).
Saturday April 8th – 24 hours of adoration at St Marie’s begins at 10am
Forthcoming events
Friday April 14th – Rugby Walk of Witness. Meet in Jubilee Gardens, Regent Place at 9.45am.

Join us for Sunday worship

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Join us for Palm Sunday at Sacred Heart Church, Rugby.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday April 9th 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: 228 Sing Hosanna
Penitential Rite: None
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: My God, My God, why have you forsaken me? (Refrain p169, p29)
Acclamation: Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of eternal glory
Gifts: 229 All glory laud and honour
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 253 Jesus, remember me
Going forth: 752 My song is love unknown (verses 1-4)
For the season of Lent, we will be using the Pershore Mass written by Alan Smith.

Easter at Sacred Heart

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Join us for the Easter services.

These are the times of the Easter services at Sacred Heart Church, Rugby. You are welcome to join us for any of these services.
Holy Thursday (April 13th) – Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7pm
Good Friday (April 14th) – Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 7pm (not 3pm)
Holy Saturday (April 15th) – The Easter Vigil at 8pm
Easter Sunday (April 16th) – Mass at 9.30am