Posts by Andrew Leach

A silhouette of a cross at sunset with the lights of a city in a valley beyond

Men’s Way of the Cross: 22 March 2024

Friday 23 February 2024

Join men of the Ordinariate and the Parish for prayer over the South Downs Beachy Head trail to rediscover yourself and reflect on your God-given purpose on earth.

Festival 2024: “Lead, kindly Light”

Saturday 27 January 2024

Details of the 2024 Ordinariate Festival in Manchester

Front door with Epiphany inscription

Blessing of the House at Epiphany

Saturday 6 January 2024

It’s customary to bless the house each year at Epiphany, with chalk and water which has been blessed for the purpose. This is generally distributed after Mass at Epiphany, and many churches make it freely available during the days afterward. PDF Magnificat From the east came the Magi to Bethlehem to adore the Lord; and […]

Announcement of Easter and the Moveable Feasts 2024

Saturday 6 January 2024

The announcement of the year’s liturgical calendar, following an ancient tradition, is made after the Gospel reading in the Mass of the Epiphany.

Christmas services 2023

Friday 24 November 2023

Details of Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in 2023

Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary have a new home

Saturday 23 September 2023

The Archdiocese of Birmingham is pleased to announce it has agreed, subject to contract, the sale of Aston Hall in Stone, Staffordshire, to The St Barnabas Society. The Society intends to use Aston Hall as a new home for the Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary and its vision to make the Society more widely known within the Catholic Church. The rich Catholic history attached to the property will provide a solid foundation for its future development. There will also be investment in providing apartments for retired priests, with the Hall being used for retreats and meetings.