Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Assumption of Our Blessed Lady

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With only limited access to the internet in Belgium last weekend I was unable to mention the  upcoming feast  of our Lady which occurs on Wednesday of this week.

 The Assumption  of our Blessed Lady.

 We have two Masses:

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

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Pentecost XII

Masses tomorrow for the twelfth Sunday after Pentecost:

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

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Of your charity...

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A good and faithful servant

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. John Abberton of this Diocese who died last evening in Munich.
Fr. Abberton was a very devoted priest and learned to say the Old Mass about eleven years ago under the tuition of Fr. Parfitt. He was a member of the Marian Movement of Priests and the diocesan exorcist. He will be missed by many people. May he rest in peace.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Pentecost XI

Apologies for this late post to remind people about Masses this weekend which is the eleventh after Pentecost.

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

We've just returned from a very hot Germany where we were able to observe the feast of St Ignatius in Cologne. The very fine little church (which looks like it was the chapel of some educational establishment and now defunct) in the Chlodwigplatz district is called Maria Hilf (Maria auxiliatrice) and is under the care of the FSSP.

The liturgy was exactly as it is celebrated at Broughton Hall except that the third confiteor was included which I have seen for many years in Germany along with some sort of overhead projector which shines a hymn number onto the east wall from the choir loft.
This was probably revered as progress in the post-war past and now looks rather quaint just as the third confiteor sounded.

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(picture from DOMRADIO.COM)

Monday is the feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord and there will be Mass at Broughton at 10.30 a.m.
Confessions at call.