Saturday 10.30 a.m. & 5.30 p.m. (Vigil)
Sunday Morning 8.30 a.m. & 10.30 a.m.
Sunday Afternoon 12.30p.m. (Polish)
Evening Mass 6.00 p.m.
Weekday Masses 9.00 a.m.
Holy days of Obligation 7.30 a.m., 9.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m.
The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed after the 9.00 a.m. Mass till 2.00 p.m. Healing Mass will be at 2.00 p.m. with anointing of the sick followed by Exposition until 9.00 p.m. All are welcome. There is a box for your Friday Petitions at the back of the church.
2.00pm First Friday Mass with Anointing of the sick
Exposition continues till 6.00pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 11.00 am to 12.00 noon and 4.45 pm to 5.15 pm
Sundays Confessions 12:00pm till 12.30pm
Sacrament of Baptism
Please see the Parish Priest after Mass. Parents of children to be baptised must be resident in the Parish for at least 6 months and be on the Parish register. If you have just moved into the parish, you will need a letter from your previous parish priest.
Parents will also be required to attend the Parish Baptism Preparation talk which is usually held on the 1st or 2nd Sunday of the month at 3pm in the Angelus Centre. Our next Baptism Preparation Talk will be on ……. 2019 at 3pm in the Angelus Centre. You do not need to register for that meeting, just turn up.
First Holy Communion
For children attending St Fidelis School, preparation of their parents and the children for the sacraments of First Reconciliation (Sundays Confessions) and Communion, preparation is organised through the School.
For children who are not at Catholic schools, a course takes place on Saturday mornings in the Angelus Centre, normally beginning in January.
Applicants for the Parish First Holy Communion programme should be in Year 3 of Junior School or above, and be regularly attending Mass in the parish. The commencement of the programme is announced in the Newsletter (Normally in September). If you have a child who will be 8 years old next year and would like to receive the first Holy Communion, please register them for the Programme.
If you are planning to get married in 2019 either here at Our Lady of the angels or abroad please complete one of the forms that are available at the back of the church and return it to Br. Martin. Couples must give at least six months notice to the priest to enable all paperwork to be completed. They also require to take part in a marriage preparation programme.
Information about the programme will be given to you by the priest. Contact the Parish priest for details.
For teenagers who have been baptised and have made their first Holy Communion and confession. Registration for the Confirmation programme is announced every year in the Parish Newsletter. This programme is for those who are about to enter into Year 9 in secondary schools as candidates are normally conferred at age 13+. Candidates write a personal letter to the parish priest asking to be accepted onto the preparation course, which normally begins in October each year.
Adults who have not been confirmed should speak to the Parish Priest about RCIA (Adult Baptism and /or Reception into the Catholic Church ) please see RCIA for more information
Sacrament of the Sick and Holy Communion at Home
Contact any of the friars if you or one of your household at home has become housebound. The friar or one of the Eucharistic ministers will bring communion to the sick regularly. Let us know also if you are in hospital or hospice.
RCIA (The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults )
Adult Baptism and /or Reception into the Catholic Church is for those wishing to become Catholics or are enquiring about the Catholic Faith. You are warmly invited to attend the RCIA.
It is also for Catholics who did not receive the sacrament of confirmation and everyone else who ha not been formally accepted into the union of Catholic Church.
Each year, Our Lady of the Angels runs a course in the autumn for adults who have not been baptised, as well as Christians of other denominations who would like to be received into the Roman Catholic Church. It is also for adult Catholics who have not yet been confirmed. The course is known as RCIA (which stands for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) and will start in the autumn. Registration forms are available at the back of the Church and should be returned to Br Martin before 20thOctober.
If you would like a priest to visit you at your home (including house blessing) please complete one of the cards which are available at the back of the church and drop it into the Friary. You will then be contacted to make arrangements to visit.