News from the Vineyard

  • A Pastoral Letter on Public Worship and Public Responsibility

    A Pastoral Letter on Public Worship and Public Responsibility

    My dear brothers and sisters, As I write, a third National Lockdown has begun with many restrictions reducing our daily lives to “essentials.” The Government now recognises public worship as one of those essentials. Not a few may ask why churches remain open when other activities are prohibited; and some will question why …
  • Our schedule for week commencing 3rd January

    Our schedule for week commencing 3rd January

  • Christmas can never be cancelled even in the most unfavourable of conditions: Bishop Davies

    Christmas can never be cancelled even in the most unfavourable of conditions: Bishop Davies

    Christmas can never be cancelled even in the most unfavourable of conditions, the Bishop of Shrewsbury said in his Christmas homily. During midnight Mass at Shrewsbury Cathedral, the Rt Rev. Mark Davies acknowledged that it is “easy to focus on the dark shadows” of 2020. But he reminded the congregation that Christmas leads …
  • Advent Pastoral Message of the Rt. Rev. Mark Davies, the Bishop of Shrewsbury

    Advent Pastoral Message of the Rt. Rev. Mark Davies, the Bishop of Shrewsbury

    His Lordship, the Bishop of Shrewsbury released a pastoral letter in video format to coincide with Gaudéte Sunday, 13th December 2020.
  • Christmas Schedule

    Christmas Schedule

    Christmas Schedule 2020 Thursday 24th December Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ 8.15am Divine Office of Prime with Chant of the Martyrology for Christmas 9am Low Mass of the Vigil 4.30pm First Vespers of the Nativity 6pm Matins of the Nativity 9pm Procession to the Crib and ‘Midnight’ Sung Mass …
  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception

    Feast of the Immaculate Conception

    This is the patronal feast of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest and a Plenary Indulgence available under usual conditions(Confession, Communion & prayer for the intentions of the Sovereign Pontiff). At the Shrine, this special feast day will be celebrated thus: 5.15pm: Second Vespers of the feast followed by Benediction and …

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