News from the Vineyard

  • First High Mass of a Newly Ordained Priest

    First High Mass of a Newly Ordained Priest

    On Sunday 26th July at 10.30am, the First Solemn High Mass celebrated Canon Stephen Sharpe followed by first blessings of a newly ordained priest will take place at St Peter & Paul and St Philomena. A plenary indulgence is available under usual conditions: Confession, Holy Communion & Prayer for the Sovereign Pontiff for …
  • Masses and Offices temporary schedule

    Masses and Offices temporary schedule

    From Sunday 5th July 2020, due to the building works for the restoration of the Dome and the Sanctuary, we have to temporarily amend our schedule. To see our usual schedule please click here. Sundays 8.30am: Low Mass9.30: Confessions10.30am: Low Mass5.30pm: Vespers, Rosary & Benediction 7pm: Compline  Mondays – Fridays 5.30pm: Adoration (Confessions during)6.30pm: Low Mass7.15pm: Compline Saturdays 8.30am: …
  • Restoration work to start

    Restoration work to start

    In March 2020, Ss Peter & Paul and St Philomena Catholic Church was awarded a much-coveted ‘Heritage Grant’ of £362,900 by National Lottery, to complete the restoration of the roof and dome. As the country begins its recovery from Covid-19, we have been given permission to start this project, our biggest one yet. …
  • Church reopening – Volunteers

    Church reopening – Volunteers

    Dear friends of the Shrine, Our church is due to reopen for private prayer on Monday the 15th June from 1pm-3pm daily. We are looking forward to opening our doors to visitors once again, but we need enough volunteers to help on a rota basis. Volunteer stewards are required to welcome visitors and to ensure …
  • Collection Envelopes for 2020-2021

    Collection Envelopes for 2020-2021

    The collection envelopes for 2020-2021 are now available. If you would like to give your offering this way please fill out a form and hand it to the presbytery and Canon Poucin will give you a box of envelopes. Forms can be collected at the Presbytery, or downloaded here. THANK YOU!
  • Happy and Blessed Easter!

    Happy and Blessed Easter!

    The Canons of Ss PPP wish you a Blessed Easter and Octave, and thank you for your prayers during the Triduum.

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