Join us for Sunday worship

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Today’s reading is from the Gospel of St John.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Third Sunday of Lent, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 19th 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: 179 Call to worship
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: O that today, you would listen to his voice! Harden not your hearts (Ps94, p20 or 240)
Acclamation: Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of eternal glory
Gifts: 183 Penitential Litany
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 813 Bless the Lord my soul
Going forth: 849 God forgave my sin
For the season of Lent, we will be using the Pershore Mass written by Alan Smith.

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Join us at Sacred Heart Church for the beginning of Lent.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the First Sunday of Lent, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 5th 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: 179 Call to worship
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: Have mercy on us Lord, for we have sinned (Ps50, p21)
Acclamation: Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of eternal glory
Gifts: 206 Forty days and forty nights
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 88 Wait for the Lord
Going forth: 744 Christ is the world’s light
For the season of Lent, we will be using the Pershore Mass written by Alan Smith.

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Join us for a service of Confirmation on Sunday.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday February 19th at 9.30am, and will include a special liturgy for children. This will be a service of Confirmation celebrated by the Archbishop Bernard Longley. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 307 Veni Sancte Spiritus
Penitential Rite: 522 Storrington
Gloria: 532 Storrington
Psalm: The Lord is compassion and love (Ps102, p62)
Acclamation: 538 Proulx
Confirmation: 309 Spirit of God
Gifts: 823 Many are the lightbeams
Holy Holy: 584 Storrington
Mem Acclamation: 585 Storrington
Lamb of God: 590 Storrington
Communion: 309 Spirit of God (reprise)
Going forth: 822 Alleluia! Raise the Gospel
For the next few weeks, we shall be using the Parish Mass written by Peter Jones.

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An icon of St Matthew.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday February 12th 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: 877 Will you come and follow me?
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: They are happy who follow God’s law (Ps118, p61)
Acclamation: 538 Proulx
Gifts: 823 Many are the lightbeams
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 631 Bread of Life
Going forth: 854 Bring forth the kingdom
For the next few weeks, we shall be using the Parish Mass written by Peter Jones.

Services and events this week

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A picture from the Easter ceremonies at Sacred Heart Church.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday January 23rd – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday January 24th – Mass at 9.30am (Feast of St Frances de Sales)
Wednesday January 25th – Mass at 7pm (Feast of the Conversion of St Paul)
Thursday January 26th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am (Feast of St Saints Timothy and Titus)
Friday January 27th – Mass at 9.30am
Saturday January 28th – Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A. Mass at 5pm.
Sunday January 29th – Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A. Mass at 9.30am.
Parish diary for this week
Monday January 23rd – Confirmation group meets, 6pm, Upper Room.
Monday January 23rd – Monday Club, 2pm in the hall. All welcome.
Wednesday January 25th – UCM annual meeting, 7.45pm in the hall.
Wednesday January 25th – Open meeting to support refugees, St Andrew’s Church, Rugby, 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
Saturday January 28th – Cafod – No place like home: Exploring Palestinian realities after 50 years of occupation. 11am, St Francis Hall, University of Birmingham.
Forthcoming events
Sunday February 19th – Confirmation at Sacred Heart with Archbishop Bernard.
Friday March 3rd – Women’s World Day of Prayer, 10.30am, Sacred Heart Church.

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Join us for the 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday January 29th 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: 720 Be still for the presence of the Lord
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm: How happy are the poor in spirit; theirs is the kingdom of heaven (Ps145, p59)
Acclamation: 539 Taize
Gifts: 790 Christ has no hands but ours
Holy Holy: 1014 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Mem Acclamation: 1015 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Lamb of God: 1019 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Communion: 944 In the Lord I’ll be ever thankful
Going forth: 820 Seek ye first the kingdom of God
For the next few weeks, we shall be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour by Dan Schutte, the well-known Catholic composer of hymns such as ‘Here I am, Lord’.

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The prophecy of Isaiah was to be fulfilled.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday January 22nd 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: 699 Holy is God
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm: The Lord is my light and my help (Ps26, p58 top)
Acclamation: 539 Taize
Gifts: 779 O God, you search me and you know me
Holy Holy: 1014 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Mem Acclamation: 1015 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Lamb of God: 1019 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Communion: 813 Bless the Lord, my soul
Going forth: 946 Thanks be to God
For the next few weeks, we shall be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour by Dan Schutte, the well-known Catholic composer of hymns such as ‘Here I am, Lord’.

Services and events this week

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A candle burns at Sacred Heart Church.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday January 2nd – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday January 3rd – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Wednesday January 4th – Mass at 7pm
Thursday January 5th – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Friday January 6th – Mass at 9.30am
Saturday January 7th – Feast of the Epiphany. Mass at 5pm.
Sunday January 8th – Feast of the Epiphany. Mass at 9.30am.
Parish diary for this week
Thursday January 5th – Funeral Mass for Pat Bates, 11.15am, St Marie’s Church, Rugby.
Forthcoming events
Monday January 9th – Confirmation group meets, 6pm, Upper Room.
Saturday January 14th – Liturgy planning meeting, 10am, The Presbytery.
Saturday January 28th – Cafod – No place like home: Exploring Palestinian realities after 50 years of occupation. 11am, St Francis Hall, University of Birmingham.
Sunday February 19th 2017 – Confirmation at Sacred Heart with Archbishop Bernard.

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Join us for the First Sunday of Advent.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the First Sunday of Advent, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday November 27th 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: 64 Word of Justice
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Advent
Psalm: Shalom, Shalom, the peace of God be here. Shalom, Shalom, God’s justice be ever near (992 in hymnbook, verses 1,2,4,5)
Acclamation: Alleluia! Hurry the Lord is near. Alleluia! Alleluia! Hurry the Lord is near.
Gifts: 84 Like a sea without a shore
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 88 Wait for the Lord
Going forth: 100 Come thou long-expected Jesus
For the season of Advent, we will be using the Pershore Mass setting by Alan Smith. 

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christ-the-king-icon-914.jpg (355×450)You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Feast of Christ the King at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday November 20th 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: 857 Sing to the world of Christ
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: I rejoiced when I heard them say, Let us go to God’s house (Ps121, p212)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 686 God beyond all names
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 772 Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us
Going forth: 763 Christ triumphant
This is the last time we will be using the Parish Mass, written by Peter Jones. Next week, the season of Advent begins and we will be using the Pershore Mass setting.