Tuesday message from Fr John

Tuesday 8th September

Dear friends,

Please forgive this additional message, which I am sending because of the good news that we were full to capacity (in these Covid-determined times) on Sunday morning both at St. Pius X, Narborough and at Our Lady of Victories, Lutterworth. Overall, the combined attendance at St. Pius X on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday was nearly 80 people, and the combined attendance at Our Lady of Victories and St. Alphonsus on Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday was nearly 70.

This has prompted me to make it clear that I celebrate a Sunday Mass four times over the weekend: on Saturday at 10am (Narborough) and at 5.30pm (Lutterworth), and on Sunday at 10am (Narborough) and at 11am (Lutterworth). So if Sundays are becoming so full that we cannot accommodate everyone who would like to attend, perhaps it would be best to try to come on Saturday instead.

I also celebrate a weekday Mass on Monday at 10am (Narborough) and Tuesday at 10.30am (Lutterworth). Since the ‘Sunday Obligation’ does not apply to anyone at the moment, perhaps some of you who are able to attend Mass on a weekday might consider coming on Monday or Tuesday instead of Sunday.

I would also like to re-institute a ‘Readers’ Rota’ at St. Pius X, Narborough, so would be grateful to anyone willing to join such a Rota to let me know to which Mass (Saturday, Sunday, or Monday) they would be willing to commit, for the purpose of reading the appropriate Scripture passages.

Booking Arrangements: Please be aware that it is still essential to book a place at Mass on every occasion that you wish to attend. It is not permitted to book for every Sunday, or even for a number of weeks.

 Please do not leave it to the last minute to book a place, because that will make it more difficult to accommodate you.

At Our Lady of Victories & St. Alphonsus:

Please ring 079 0113 4564 on the following days, and at these times:

Wednesday 9th September between 9.30am and 10.30am or between 6pm and 7pm

Friday 11th September         between 9.30am and 10.30am or between 6pm and 7pm

Times of Mass next weekend:

  • 5.30pm on Saturday 12th September;
  • 11am on Sunday13th September;
  • 10.30am on Tuesday 15th September.

At St. Pius X, Narborough:

Please book by email: johnhadley1971@gmail.com  or by phone: (0116) – 2863676

at the following times on the following days:

  • between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday 10th September;
  • between 5pm and 6pm on Friday 11th September.

Times of Mass next weekend:

  • 10am on Saturday 12th September;
  • 10am on Sunday 13th September;
  • 10am on Monday 14th September;

With best wishes to you all, and assuring you all of my prayers, Father John