LATEST CORONAVIRUS ADVICE from the Bishops Conference as of Thursday 14 Jan – for church services:
Guidance for Communal Worship during England’s COVID-19 Lockdown
From Tuesday, 5 January 2021, a lockdown will be in force for England to curb the transmission of the virus. Catholic churches in England can remain open for communal worship such as the celebration of Mass providing the necessary steps are taken to keep people safe.
You can access up to date COVID-19 guidance for parishes on the Bishops’ Conference website.
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FOR FORTHCOMING MASSES AT WEST GRINSTEAD:
Please see St Gabriel’s web address, which IS now our joint website for weekly parish matters: https://stgabrielsbillingshurst.org.uk
For Events, Pilgrimage and History matters, however, our website will remain as at this one – ie: http://www.consolation.org.uk
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*** THE HEATING AT OUR LADY OF CONSOLATION CHURCH IS NOW WORKING – in a reduced form ***
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At St John’s, Horsham . . .
Parish Foodbank – The St John’s Share Shop – This will remain open each day when the church is open. Please continue to donate food, toiletries and baby goods. There has been a significant take up of this. Please share this initiative with anyone you may know who might need some extra help – Fr Aaron
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St Gabriels Billingshurst – Sunday at 10.30: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoGj75ew6tu744_6tFK9WNQ
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
An Act of Spiritual Communion
My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as being already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.
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Daily Readings – please click on: https://www.stjohnshorsham.com/team
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To view or download Bishop Richard’s latest Podcast:– https://vimeo.com/498288125