News from the Vineyard

  • Candlemas

    Candlemas

    Last Sunday, we celebrated the Feast of the Purification of Our Lady as an external solemnity having already observed the feast on the proper feast day on the 2nd February. Besides commemorating the presentation of Christ in the Temple, this feast has another meaning, for it is called Candlemas Day. The candle is …
  • Canon makes his first visit to Holywell

    Canon makes his first visit to Holywell

    Canon Poucin de Wouilt made the short journey to Holywell in Flintshire, North Wales to celebrate the monthly Mass for the Latin Mass Society. After Mass, Canon visited Holywell and the Shrine of St Winefride for the first time. The ancient shrine of Holywell has the distinction of being a place of uninterrupted …
  • Join us for our first Community Chat

    Join us for our first Community Chat

    Our first Community Chat is about to begin! If you would like to share a morning of memories and nostalgia with some cake and coffee come and join us on Wednesday 13th February at 10.30am at the Presbytery of the Dome of Home, 7 Atherton Street, New Brighton CH45 9LT Each month we …
  • Epiphany House Blessings

    Epiphany House Blessings

    It is a traditional practice and an act of piety to have your home blessed between Epiphany and before the feast of the Presentation, the true end of the Christmastide period. Chalk previously blessed is used to inscribe the formula: 20 + C + M + B + 19 The 20 and 19 …
  • Volunteer Tour Guides

    Volunteer Tour Guides

    We need a team of people who can welcome amd engage visitors in the rich heritage of the Dome of Home. During January 2019, there will be two sessions of training we would be delighted to welcome you to one of those sessions. The sessions will be on Tuesday 15th January 2019 10am-12noon …
  • Christmas and New Year at the Shrine

    Christmas and New Year at the Shrine

    24th December: Vigil of Christmas 5.30pm: First Vespers of the Nativity 7pm: Matins of the Nativity (Gregorian chant) 10.30pm: Traditional Christmas Carols (Organ & Trumpet) 11pm: Procession to the Crib and ‘Midnight’ High Mass 25th December: The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ 8.30am: ‘Dawn’ Low Mass 10.30am: Sung ‘Mass of the Day’ …

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