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An icon of Jesus Christ.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the 12th Sunday or Ordinary Time at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday June 25th at 9.30am with 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: 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: In your great love, answer me O God (Ps68, p67)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 994 May you walk with Christ beside you
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: 972 Do not be afraid
Going forth: 768 How lovely on the mountains
For the next few weeks, we will be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour composed by Dan Schutte.

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Join us for the Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of the Lord at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday June 18th at 9.30am with 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: 992 I rejoiced when I heard them say
Penitential Rite: 1012 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Gloria: 1013 Mass of Christ the Saviour
Psalm: O praise the Lord, Jerusalem. (Ps147, p55)
Acclamation: 534 Salisbury
Gifts: 686 God beyond all names
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: 612 Jesus, Lamb of God
Going forth: 857 Sing to the world of Christ
For the next few weeks, we will be using the Mass of Christ the Saviour composed by Dan Schutte.

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Join us to celebrate the 6th Sunday of Easter.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Easter at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday May 21st 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: 257 This is the day
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: Cry out with joy to God, all the earth (Ps66, p47)
Acclamation: 261 Easter Acclamation
Gifts: 779 O God you search me and you know me
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 944 In the Lord I’ll be ever thankful
Going forth: 856 Take the word of God with you
For the season of Easter, we will be using the Parish Mass written by Peter Jones.

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An icon of the resurrection.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fifth Sunday of Easter at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday May 14th 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: 270 Christ is alive, with joy we sing
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: May your love be upon us Lord, as we place all our hope in you (Ps32, p46)
Acclamation: 261 Easter Acclamation
Gifts: 643 Gifts of bread and wine
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: 625 Bread for the world
Going forth: 283 The day of resurrection
For the season of Easter, we will be using the Parish Mass written by Peter Jones.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.