Showing posts from April, 2014

Sunday 27th April- Divine Mercy

Ordinariate Sunday Mass at Hockley 10.30am. Celebrant & Preacher, Fr. Bob White.

What a day to belong to the Catholic Church  with the Canonisation of  both Pope John XXIII & John Paul II DEO GRATIAS!

Ordinariate Mass this Friday in the Octave at Hockley, 9am

Wishing you all a very Joyful Eastertide !

Holy Mass 9.30am daily
  in the Easter Octave at Eastwood,
followed by Holy Rosary.

Brentwood Diocese has a New Bishop -Elect

From The BBC Website:

The director of  The National Shrine of Our Lady, Walsingham in Norfolk has been appointed Bishop of Brentwood covering Essex and east London. Walsingham shrine director Fr Alan Williams, a member of the Society of Mary known as Marist Fathers, was appointed to the post by Pope Francis. He will be ordained bishop at Brentwood Cathedral on 1 July this year. Bishop Thomas McMahon, who has retired after 34 years in the post, welcomed Fr Williams as his successor. Fr Williams said: "I am both surprised and humbled to have been appointed by Pope Francis as the new Bishop of Brentwood. The Diocese of Brentwood embraces many and diverse communities in city and rural locations."

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Holy Week and Easter Services 2014

Holy Week & Easter 2014 

This year the Hockley Ordinariate Mission will join the faithful at St Peter’s Eastwood where Fr. Jeff is Priest in charge for Holy Week and Easter. Beginning on Palm Sunday April 13th for the 10 am Mass with the Blessing and Procession of Palms and reading of The Passion.
Served by Priests of The Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. Sacrament of  Reconciliation – Saturday, 12th April  10.00 – 11.00 a.m. (and as advertised below).
Passion (Palm) Sunday           13th April Masses   8.30 a.m., 10.00 a.m. & 6.00 p.m. 

Monday of Holy Week             14th April Ordinariate Chrism Mass at Warwick Street  11.30am. Coach leaves Hockley at 8.45am. Tuesday of Holy Week             15th April Mass                                          9.30 a.m. Adoration until 12 noon Confessions 10.00 a.m. Wednesday of Holy Week       16th April Mass                                          9.30 a.m. Adoration until noon, Confessi…

Passiontide begins...Sunday 6th April 2014

Solemn Mass 10.30am at Hockley, St. Pius X. Celebrant & Pracher Fr. Bob White.
Since the revision of the Catholic liturgical calendar in 1969, Passiontide has been synonymous with Holy WeekPalm Sunday, the final Sunday before Easter, is now known as Passion Sunday, though in practice it is almost always referred to by its former name. (Sometimes you may see it listed as Passion (Palm) Sunday, reflecting the current usage.) Before the revision of the liturgical calendar, however, Passiontide was the period of Lent that commemorates the increasing revelation of Christ's divinity (see John 8:46-59) and His movement toward Jerusalem. Holy Week was the second week of Passiontide, which began with the Fifth Sunday in Lent, which was known as Passion Sunday. (The Fifth Week of Lent was likewise known as Passion Week.) Thus Passion Sunday and Palm Sunday were (unlike today) separate celebrations. The revised calendar is used in the Ordinary Form of the Mass (the Novus Ordo), which i…

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