Events at Saint Walburge’s and English Martyrs’ Shrine Churches
Events Autumn—Winter 2023
Sunday, 12 November: Remembrance Sunday. Solemn Requiem Mass at the War Memorial altar of Saint Walburge’s Church, 10:30am.
The same day–Guild Sunday. Packed lunch, catechism for all ages and activities in Saint Walburge’s Hall following the High Mass.
Sunday, 26 November: Guild Sunday. Packed lunch, catechism for all ages and activities in Saint Walburge’s Hall following the High Mass.
Thursday, 29 November to Friday, 8 December: Novena of the Immaculate Conception. 5:30pm Vespers each night, followed by a sermon on Our Lady and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
Friday, 8 December: Feast of Our Lady’s Immaculate Conception.
8:30 Low Mass at Saint Walburge’s
12 noon Low Mass at English Martyrs
6:30pm Solemn Mass at Saint Walburge’s.
Saturday, 9 December (6:30am): Rorate Caeli Mass in honour of Our Lady. Show your love and devotion for Our Lady by participating in this early morning Mass by candlelight!
Sunday, 10 December (12 noon): Second Sunday of Advent
Christmas bazaar following the 10:30am High Mass (SW)
Friday, 15 December: Christmas Carol Concert at Saint Walburge’s 6pm. Dress warmly!
Sunday, 24 December (Vigil of Christmas)
8am Office of Prime and Martyrology at Saint Walburge’s.
9am Low Mass at English Martyrs.
10:30 High Mass at St Walburge’s.
5:30pm First Vespers of the Nativity. ***NO 6:30pm Evening Mass.***
8:30pm Mattins service at Saint Walburge’s.
11:15pm Traditional English Christmas Carols (SW).
Monday, 25 December (The Holy Nativity of Our Lord):
12am Solemn Mass of Midnight (SW).
8:30am Low Mass (2nd Mass of Christmas–Mass of the Dawn) at Saint Walburge’s.
10:30am Solemn Mass (3rd Mass of Christmas—Mass of the Day) at Saint Walburge’s.
5:30pm Solemn Second Vespers of the Nativity at SW.