Mass for the Third Sunday of Lent, Year B

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

Entrance Antiphon: When I prove my holiness among you, I will gather you from all the foreign lands; and I will our clean water upon you and cleanse you from all your impurities, and I will give you a new spirit, says the Lord.  

First Reading; A reading from the book of Exodus 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17. The Law was given through Moses. 

Response: Psalm 18: You, Lord, have the message of eternal life.    

Second Reading: First letter of St Paul to Corinthians 1:22-25. Here we are preaching a crucified Christ, an obstacle to men, but to those who are called, the wisdom of God. 

Gospel Acclamation: Praise to you, O Christ, king of eternal glory! God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son; Everyone who believes in him has eternal life. Praise to you, O Christ, king of eternal glory!

Gospel: John 2:13-25. Destroy this sanctuary, and in three days I will raise it up.    

Masses Intentions for next weekend 13/14 March .

SATURDAY: Mass at Sacred Heart 5pm (Anthony Kelly.) Available in recorded form on YouTube. 

SUNDAY: Mass at Sacred Heart 9.30pm (People of the Parish), Mass at English Martyrs 11am (Bridie Dempsey RIP). Live streamed on YouTube. 

WEDNESDAY 10 March; Mass at Sacred Heart in the main Church 7pm.

THURSDAY 11th March: Mass at English Martyrs 11am No Mass at Sacred Heart.

Funeral Mass for Helen Treacy at St Marie’s on Friday, live streamed. May she rest in peace.

Weekday Masses Sacred Heart on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. We have upgraded the broadband at Sacred Heart Church and will be livestreaming Mass at 10am on Weekdays Mon, Tues, Fri this week. They will also be available in recorded form as usual.  We hope to livestream at the weekend soon.

If you watch Sacred Heart or English Martyrs on YouTube, please subscribe to the channel you watch. It doesn’t cost you anything but gives us an idea of how many people we are reaching. Since we started, there have been 6,200 views on Sacred Heart. 

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SUNDAY: It is expected that there will be modified public celebration of the liturgies during this special time. More details later.  

Mass for the First Sunday of Lent, Year B

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

Entrance Antiphon: When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will deliver him and give him glory , I will grant him length of days. 

First Reading; A reading from the book of Genesis 9:8-15. God’s covenant with Noah after he had saved him from the waters of the flood. 

Response: Psalm 24: Your ways, Lord are faithfulness and love for those who keep your covenant.    

Second Reading:  First Letter of St Peter 3:18-22. That water is a type of the baptism which saves you now.

Gospel Acclamation: Praise to you, O Christ, king of eternal glory. We do not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. Praise to you, O Christ, king of eternal glory.

Gospel: Mark 1: 12-15. Jesus was tempted by Satan, and the angels looked after him.  

Masses Intentions for next weekend.

SATURDAY: Mass at Sacred Heart 5pm ( People of the Parishes). Available in recorded form on YouTube. 

SUNDAY: Mass at Sacred Heart 9.30pm (Private Intention). Mass at English Martyrs 11am (William Volkman). Live streamed on YouTube. 

WEDNESDAY: Mass at Sacred Heart in the main Church 7pm.

THURSDAY: Mass at English Martyrs 10 am. (Sally Shaw RIP)

Recorded Masses from Sacred Heart on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings available after about 11.30 am on the day.

CAFOD LENTEN APPEAL Walk for Water. Family Fast Day Friday 26th February. Abdella lives in a remote and mountainous part of Ethiopia. He walks 10 hours a day to find water for his family. What a way to spend your life! Let us walk beside him this Lent and help with our prayers and contributions to the Appeal. We can help him and many others in a similar situation. 

Please give via https://cafod.org.uk/Give/Donate-to-CAFOD/Lent-Appeal or through the retiring collection next weekend. Please use the envelopes to Gift Aid your offering if you can. Thanks.

Parish diary this week

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Station of the cross, Saint Symphorian church of Pfettisheim, Bas-Rhin, France. (Public domain)

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday April 1st
First Communion Programme, 6pm in the Hall.
Mass at 7pm
Exposition until 8pm.
Tuesday April 2nd
No Mass
Wednesday April 3rd
Funeral of John McDermott at 11am, Sacred Heart Church.
Mass at 7pm
Thursday April 4th
Mass at 9.30am
Confirmation Group, 6pm to 7.30pm, hall.
Friday April 5th
Mass at 9.30am
Funeral of Kay Powell, 12.30pm at Rainsbrook Crematorium
Lent lunch in the hall at 12.15pm
Stations of the Cross at 7pm
Saturday April 6th
Mass of the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C at 5pm.
Sunday April 7th
Mass of the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C at 9.30am

Forthcoming events
Friday April 12th
Passover meal, 7pm 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 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.

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.

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.

Parish diary this week

According to the 19th chapter of the Gospel of Luke, as Jesus approaches Jerusalem, he looks at the city and weeps over it (Luke 19:41) (an event known as Flevit super illam in Latin language), foretelling the suffering that awaits the city. The event took place on the Mount of Olives. (Public domain)

These are the services this week:
Monday March 12th – Mass at 7pm followed by Exposition in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel until 8pm
Tuesday March 13th – No Mass
Wednesday March 14th – Mass at 7pm
Thursday March 15th – Mass at 9.30am
Friday March 16th – Mass at 9.30am (no Lent lunch this week) and Stations of the Cross at 7pm. Wedding at 1pm.
Saturday March 17th – Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year B at 5pm
Sunday March 18th – Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year B at 9.30am
Parish diary for this week
Monday March 12th – First Communion meeting, 6pm, Sacred Heart Hall.
Monday March 12th – Monday Club, 2pm in hall. All welcome.
Tuesday March 13th – Lent Study Group, 37 Bawnmore Road. Call 521069 for details.
Thursday March 14th – Confirmation programme meeting, 6pm in the hall.
Friday March 16th – Women’s World Day of Prayer service, 10.30am at Bilton Evangelical Church.
Saturday March 17th – Sacrament of Reconciliation for children, 11am.
Forthcoming events
Sunday March 18th – Bilton Churches Together Unity Service, Bilton Evangelical Church, 6.30pm.
Wednesday March 21st – Deanery Service of Penance, St Marie’s Church, 7pm.
Thursday March 22nd – Holy Spirit Evening including Healing Service, 6pm to 9pm at Sacred Heart Church.
Thursday March 22nd – Coffee morning at Rugby Myton Hospice, 10am to noon.
Friday March 23rd – Lent lunches continue after 11.45am Mass. All proceeds to Cafod.
Sunday April 22nd – Confirmation celebrated by Bishop William Kenny, 9.30am, Sacred Heart.
Sunday June 17th – First Communion celebration, 9.30am, Sacred Heart.

Join us for Sunday worship

Jesus Christ in his Passion as the Lord of Patience or Lord of Contemplation as offered with the crown of thorns, the sceptre reed and mocked by Roman soldiers. Oil on canvas by Matthias Stom. (Public domain).

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year B at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 11th at 9.30am including 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: 756 When I survey the wondrous cross
Penitential Rite: 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass (p202 of hymnbook)
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: A pure heart create for me, O God (Ps50, p107)
Acclamation: 185 Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ, Word of the Father, Son of God.
Gifts: 609 In bread we bring you Lord
Holy Holy: Pershore 579
Mem Acclamation:
 479 English Chants for the Order of the Mass (p207/8 of hymnbook)  

Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 748 Unless a grain of wheat shall fall
Going forth: 762 At the name of Jesus (verses 1 to 5)

During the season of Lent, we will be using some of the English Chants for the Order of the Mass, based on the Church’s tradition of Gregorian Chant.

Parish diary this week

Briton Rivière – The Temptation in the Wilderness. (Public domain)

These are the services this week:
Monday March 5th – Mass at 7pm followed by Exposition in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel until 8pm
Tuesday March 6th – No Mass
Wednesday March 7th – Mass at 7pm
Thursday March 8th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Friday March 9th – Mass at 11.45am (followed by Lent lunch in the hall) Stations of the Cross at 7pm.
Saturday March 10th – Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year B at 5pm
Sunday March 11th – Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year B at 9.30am
Parish diary for this week
Tuesday March 6th – Lent Study Group, 37 Bawnmore Road. Call 521069 for details.
Thursday March 7th – Confirmation programme meeting, 6pm in the hall.
Friday March 9th – Lent lunches continue after 11.45am Mass. All proceeds to Cafod.
Saturday March 10th – Quizzerdance for HCPT Group 123, Rainsbrook Centre, Kilsbly Lane. Call Phil Burns on 07947 740825.
Forthcoming events
Monday March 12th – First Communion meeting, 6pm, Sacred Heart Hall.
Monday March 12th – Monday Club, 2pm in hall. All welcome.
Friday March 16th – Women’s World Day of Prayer service, 10.30am at Bilton Evangelical Church.
Saturday March 17th – Sacrament of Reconciliation for children, 11am.
Sunday April 22nd – Confirmation celebrated by Bishop William Kenny, 9.30am, Sacred Heart.
Sunday June 17th – First Communion celebration, 9.30am, Sacred Heart.