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Palm Sunday in the Passion of the Lord

At the Decree of the Catholic Bishops Conference of England & Wales there are to be no public celebrations in the Church until further notice. The Church will be open all day, each day, for personal prayer & your parish priest will offer Holy Mass with the intentions listed on the previous page. Please join in prayer for deliverance from this time of anxiety.

Having consulted the Ordinaries of the Dioceses, it has been agreed that the cessation of public liturgies should begin following the 7.30 p.m. Mass this Friday 20th March 2020. Because of the situation the Church finds herself in, the obligation for the faithful to attend Holy Mass on a Sunday or Holy day of Obligation is removed, until further notice. Please help us to pass this information to parishioners and your family members as soon as possible, especially those who are elderly or in a vulnerable group and have no internet access, so that they do not feel anxious or worried about not attending Mass.

The Church will be open daily as usual for private prayer or to light a candle for a period of time throughout the day. Confessions may be offered on request. Please use/take hygiene precautions before you enter and as you leave and please ensure social distancing is taking place.

The Cathedral will stream a daily celebration of the Mass. We ask for your generosity and understanding at this time, which can be watched via the Cathedral Streaming Service on our website:

Bishop Patrick has also created a YouTube channel, so that during this time Mass and other devotions will be live-streamed from the Chapel at Bishop's House. This can be found by searching for 'Bishop Patrick McKinney' on YouTube and it will also be linked to the Bishop's Facebook and Twitter accounts. Sunday Mass will be streamed at 10 a.m. this coming Sunday, 22nd March and each Sunday during this period. Other devotions will be advertised on the Bishop's social media channels.
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