Please click on the following link to hear Bishop Richard’s podcast for this Sunday (26th April), the Third Sunday of Easter: https://vimeo.com/411366440
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The online liturgies will, of course, continue throughout the Easter Season, and beyond. By making a Spiritual Communion during an on-line Mass, you are, at this time, fulfilling an invaluable source of Eucharistic connection and solace. You will find a link to a Spiritual Communion at the bottom of this page, along with other valuable information, including special prayers and new, extensive resources from The Vatican.
St John the Evangelist,Horsham offers live streaming on its website, and via Facebook. Just click on this website link and scroll down to the live link: https://www.stjohnshorsham.com
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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): http://www.walsingham.org.uk/live-stream
Also this week, Walsingham is hosting a new series of online talks by Fr Stephen Wang – recommended by Msgr John Armitage – starting at 10.30 on Wednesday 29 April: https://www.walsingham.org.uk/event/sycamore/
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Holy Mass is also streamed from the Secret Heart of Jesus, Caterham at 9.00am and 6pm Sundays, and 10am weekdays:
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Live Mass is also streamed from St Mary of the Angels, Worthing at 10.30am SUNDAY & 10.00am Weekdays (7.30pm Wednesdays). Go to: https://www.stmaryoftheangels.org.uk/catholic-mass-online/
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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 http://www.sacredhearthove.org.uk/videos.html
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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: email@example.com, or phone Kate or Susan at the Priest’s House on 01403 710273 – thank you.
MANY THANKS ALSO to those who have already donated on-line, via the diocesan ‘JustGiving’ link: https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/parishoffertory
This is a very simple process, but it is important to state the name of our parish – ‘Our Lady of Consolation & St Francis, West Grinstead’ – in the comments field, to ensure donations end up with the parish. Also, JustGiving defaults to a suggested ‘platform fee’ of an extra 15%, but this can be reset to any amount down to zero. Thank you indeed!
Finally, if you prefer, cheques in lieu of plate collections can be sent to the presbytery: Priest’s House, Park Lane, West Grinstead, Horsham, RH13 8LT. They should be made payable to ‘RCD A&B Our Lady of Consolation’.
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