Saturday, September 14, 2019

Pentecost XIV

This weekend is the fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost and we have three Masses:


Sunday:
8.00 a.m. Leeds Cathedral, Cookridge Street, Leeds
11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
1.00 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford

Confessions at call.

I am sorry to have to announce the death of Mrs Agnes Rutherford on Monday 9th. September in Leeds. Details of the requiem Mass and a fuller account will be posted when I have them early next week. Requiescat in pace.


Friday, September 6, 2019

Pentecost XIII etc.

Having recovered from a hectic week in Germany last week it is time for a quick update of events.



Saturday September 7th will see the next Ordinariate Rite Mass at St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford at the usual time of 3.00 p.m.


Sunday is the thirteenth after Pentecost and we have two Masses:

11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
12.30 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford

Confessions at call.

On Monday at St. Joseph's, Martin Street,  Brighouse there will be Mass at 10.00 a.m. Thanks to the new parish priest, Fr. Michael Hall for adding the EF into his already busy schedule. Fr. Hall is a regular celebrant at St. Joseph's, Bradford and offered our first Mass there on the first Sunday the church was officially designated as a home for the Extraordinary Form three years ago this week.

Also a reminder that the regular 9.30 a.m. Mass on Thursdays at St. Anthony's, Clayton, Bradford. The Mass there is offered by the parish priest, Fr. Winn, who will be joining the rota of priests who offer Mass at St. Joseph's, Bradford on Sundays.

Our seminarian James Baxter left for Italy on Monday to commence his studies at Gricigliano towards ordination in seven years. We wish him every success and look forward to hearing from him and seeing him in the future. His giving page is: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-another-english-icksp-seminarian?fbclid=IwAR1CGy18sP2XsXy5FRf_TQ-zNwAkFmauuW_VpxPK_X0trWBzgD3q6CLMj7g
 

Friday, August 30, 2019

Pentecost XII

This Sunday is the twelfth Sunday after Pentecost and we have two Masses:

11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton missa cantata
12.30 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford

Confessions at call.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Pentecost XI


This Sunday is the eleventh after Pentecost and we have two Masses:

11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
1.00 p.m. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford missa cantata

Confessions at call.

Canon Wiley has told me that the Cathedral is now booked for a Solemn High Mass of Requiem at the Cathedral on Saturday 16th. November at 3.00 p.m. Details and reminders will follow nearer the time.







Friday, August 16, 2019

Pentecost X

O God be merciful to me a sinner.


This weekend marks the tenth Sunday after Pentecost and we have three Masses:

8.00 a.m. Leeds Cathedral, Cookridge Street, Leeds
11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
1.00 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford

Confessions at call.

Mass for the feast of the Assumption of our Blessed Lady at Bradford was a beautiful occasion and had an attendance of nearly fifty. James, our seminarian sang the propers and Mr. Watson played the organ. Thanks to Canon Wiley for offering the Mass for us. This was his last Mass at St. Joseph's for a while as he now comes off the rota to take up his new duties in the Wakefield deanery, where I am sure he will be offering the traditional Mass at his new parish in Pontefract and Knottingley. Both churches are beautifully decorated and eminently suitable for celebration of the EF Mass.


 

Monday, August 12, 2019

The Assumption of our Blessed Lady



Thursday is a holyday of obligation and we have two Masses:

11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton

5.00 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford.
Unusually for a holyday this will be a missa cantata, thanks to our seminarian. James has offered to sing the propers and Mr. Watson who plays on the third Sunday will be the organist.
Please make yourself known to James who will be keeping us regularly updated on his life in Gricigliano. The diocesan Communications Officer agrees with me that this would make a good story for the website.

Confessions at call.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Pentecost IX etc.


This weekend marks the ninth Sunday after Pentecost and we have two Masses:

11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
1.00 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford - missa cantata

This week at St. Joseph's we will welcome Mr. James Baxter, a native of Bradford and old St. Bede's boy who will be leaving England in September to enter the Institute of Christ the King's seminary at Gricigliano near Florence. There he will commence his seven year course of studies towards ordination to the Sacred Priesthood.

Please chat with James after Mass who I'm sure will be pleased to discuss his vocation with you. In the meantime he will be helping with the singing or serving at Mass at St. Joseph's.

I think it is important that we help James in his studies and here is the link to the giving page:



The feast of the Assumption of our Blessed Lady is a holyday of obligation on Thursday and we have two Masses:




11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
5.00 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford 

(There will be no Mass at St. Anthony's, Bradford today.)

Confessions at call.

Reminder that on Saturday 17th. August there will be the annual sung Requiem with chant from monks of Ampleforth Abbey. The celebrant will be Fr. Creighton-Jobe Cong. Orat. The Mass will be for the deceased members of the Markenfield family who lost almost everything but their souls for the Faith following the uprising of 1569.


Thursday, August 1, 2019

Pentecost viii

This weekend is the eighth Sunday after Pentecost and we have two Masses on Sunday: 

11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton - missa cantata with the Saint Austin Singers
1.00 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford

Reminder that there will be Mass in the Ordinariate Rite on Saturday 3rd August at 3.00 p.m. at St. Joseph's, Bradford.



Thursday, July 25, 2019

Pentecost VII


This Sunday is the seventh Sunday after Pentecost with its salutary Gospel and we have two Masses:

11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
1.00 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford (missa cantata)

Confessions at call.

Later in the week there will be Mass at Markenfield Hall near Ripon on Tuesday at 6.00 p.m.
On Thursday there is Mass again at St. Anthony's, Clayton, Bradford at 9.30 a.m. and on Friday we have the first Friday Mass at St. Austin's, Wakefield at 7.30 p.m. The Masses at Clayton have been going very well and are scheduled at a time when all the rush hour morning traffic has dissipated.


On Saturday (2nd August) at St. Joseph's, Bradford there will be Mass again according to the Ordinariate Rite at 3.00 p.m.

As ever we are grateful to all the clergy who give freely of their time to offer the Mass for us.



Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Pentecost VI and other announcements


This weekend is the sixth Sunday after Pentecost and we have three Masses:

8.00 a.m. Leeds Cathedral, Cookridge Street, Leeds
11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
1.00 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford

Confessions at call.

News from Markenfield Hall:
There are two Masses in the next few weeks at this beautiful moated manor house just south of Ripon:

Tuesday 30th July at 6.00 p.m. (missa lecta)
Saturday 17th August at 11.00 a.m. - this will be the annual sung Requiem with chant from monks of Ampleforth Abbey and celebrated by Fr. Creighton-Jobe Cong. Orat. The Mass will be for deceased members of the Markenfield family who suffered heroically for the Faith following the 1569 uprising.



 

Sunday, July 14, 2019

New regular Mass

From September the Parish Priest of St. Anthony's Clayton, Fr. Simon Winn, will be joining the rota of priests at St. Joseph's who offer the EF on Sundays.
In addition Father Winn will also say Mass on Thursday mornings at St. Anthony's at 9.30 a.m. starting this week on 18th. July. Needless to say I am very pleased with this development and most grateful to Fr. Winn.

The address of the church is Bradford Road, Clayton, Bradford BD14 6HW.

Please also remember that the weekly Sunday Mass at St. Joseph's, Bradford will start at the slightly later time of 1.00 p.m. from next week for reasons alluded to in today's sermon by Fr. Hall.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Pentecost V

Reminder that there will be Mass in the Ordinariate Rite at St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford on Saturday at 3.00 p.m.



Sunday is the fifth Sunday after Pentecost and we have two Masses:

11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
12.30 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford

We have booked the cathedral for the annual November Mass of Requiem and I am pleased to announce that from next week there will be a new regular weekly Mass in Bradford. I will be posting details on Monday.


Sunday, July 7, 2019

Geoffrey Thornton's Requiem


Geoff's requiem will take place at the church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Harrogate Road, Moortown, Leeds at 1.30 p.m. on Wednesday 10th. July. Burial afterwards at Sicklinghall.



On Saturday at St. Joseph's, Bradford there will be Mass in the Rite of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. This will be at the usual time of 3.00 p.m.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Pentecost IV

This weekend we are back to green vestments for the Mass of the fourth Sunday after Pentecost.

On Friday we have the first Friday Mass at 7.30 p.m. at St. Austin's, Wakefield

We have two Masses on Sunday:



11.00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Broughton Hall, Skipton
12.30 p.m. St. Joseph's, Pakington Street, Bradford

Confessions at call.