CHURCH of ST. CRONAN
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We love to welcome new parishioners into our Church, and hope that you would make yourself known to us if attending Masses at St. Cronan's Church.
Fr. Paul Thornton Adm.
MASS TIMES FOR THIS WEEK
from 5th July 2020
Saturday Vigil: 6:30pm
"I am the living bread which came down from heaven; if anyone eats of this bread he shall live forever; and the bread which I shall give for the life of the world is My Flesh."
MASS INTENTIONS FROM SUNDAY 12th July 2020
This book, which the Holy See’s Dicastery for Communication prepared and made available to all, has a fundamental characteristic: it will be constantly updated with. new homilies and other interventions made by the Pope, and the “rediscovery” of other treasures from our ecclesial tradition. The book will be published on the Libreria Editrice Vaticana website in PDF format, and can be downloaded free of charge.
Forward us your prayers and petitions and we will place them in the Prayer Basket at the Sacred Space of the Church.
Let us join together for Evening Prayer and The Rosary which continues to be said each evening via webcam at 8:30pm
Eucharistic Holy Hour on Wednesday Evenings from 7:30pm
Stations of The Cross Tuesday & Friday mornings at 10:30am
Taize Prayer Around The Cross on Friday Evenings from 7:30pm
The Angel of the Lord declared to Mary:
And she conceived of the Holy Spirit.
Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
Behold the handmaid of the Lord:
Be it done unto me according to Thy word.
And the Word was made Flesh:
And dwelt among us.
Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God, that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
Let us pray:
Pour forth, we beseech Thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts; that we, to whom the incarnation of Christ, Thy Son, was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of His Resurrection, through the same Christ Our Lord.
We sympathise with and remember in our prayers the families and friends who have recently lost a loved one.
During this very difficult time and in line with Government advice, funerals can only be attended by up to 10 people of immediate family of the deceased.
Please see below two links to booklets that may be of help to you when organising a loved ones funeral.
Although we can no longer be together in person,
we can stay connected and united in prayer.