Many thanks to Mgr. Smith at St. Austin's and to the singers and servers at last Friday's Mass of Requiem for Pope Benedict. Mgr. Smith spoke highly of the late pope's achievements and legacy for the Church. As ever, the choir added beautifully to the dignity of the occasion.
Just awaiting confirmation of Friday's Mass at St. John's:
Tuesday- St. Ignatius, Ossett, 6.00 p.m.
Wednesday - St. Winefride's, Wibsey, 6.30 p.m.
Thursday - St. Anthony's, Clayton, 9.30 a.m. This is the feast of Candlemas
- No Mass at Pontefract until next week
Friday - St. John the Evangelist, Buttershaw, 6.00 p.m. Now confirmed.
- St. Austin's, Wakefield, 7.30 p.m.
Sunday is the feast of Septuagesima which means it is just nine weeks to Easter Sunday. The colour of the Sunday vestments changes from green to the penitential purple.
8.00 a.m. St. Ignatius, Ossett
1.00 p.m. St. Patrick's, Westgate, Bradford