THIS SUNDAY 5th April – Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord – can be followed online at any of the live Mass-streaming sites listed below. The readings at Mass are as follows: 

THE PROCESSION (normally sung):

Hosanna to the Son of David; blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, the King of Israel. Hosanna in the Highest.

A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Matthew: 21:1-11

Psalm 23

Psalm 46


First Reading: Isaiah     50:4-7

Responsorial Psalm: Ps 21:8-9, 17-20, 23-24. R, v.2

Second Reading: Philippians 2:6-11

Gospel: Matthew 26:14-27:66  [Palm Sunday of the Passion of The Lord]

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During the current ‘lock-down’ situation, we would like to say a huge THANK YOU to those of you who have so kindly offered to set up Standing Orders in lieu of our Sunday ‘plate collections’. This is always the most convenient method for planned giving (for all concerned) – already used by so many of us at West Grinstead – and it is vitally important at this time. Regular Standing Orders can be for any amount, no matter how small – just please give what you can afford. This is a golden opportunity to express our sincere thanks for our God-given faith, and for our beautiful, unique Shrine Church and community. Pope Francis said ‘Generosity enlarges the heart’, and we are most grateful indeed for your generosity of heart. 

To set up a Standing Order, please contact Geoff Callister via email:, or phone Kate or Susan at the Priest’s House on 01403 710273 – thank you.

Failing that, it is now possible to donate on-line, simply by clicking on the diocesan link:

When doing so, it is important to state the name of our parish – ‘Our Lady of Consolation & St Francis, West Grinstead’ – to ensure donations end up with the parish: Thank you indeed!

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 There is live streaming throughout the day, and especially at 12 Noon each day from the National Catholic Shrine at Walsingham (our ‘big sister’ Marian Shrine):


St John the Evangelist, Horsham presents, respectively, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Mass streaming as follows:


Live Mass is also streamed from St Mary of the Angels, Worthing at 10.30am SUNDAY & 10.00am Weekdays (7.30pm Wednesdays). Go to:


Finally, live Mass is streamed at the following times from Sacred Heart Church, Hove: Monday: 10:00am; Tuesday: 10:00am; Wednesday: 8:00am; Thursday: Noon; Friday: 8:00am; First Saturday of the Month: Noon; Saturday: 6:00pm;                                          Sunday: 9:30am and 11:30am. Please visit

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