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William (Bill) Tomlinson RIP

Please pray for the repose of the soul of William Tomlinson, who died on Monday 10th February 2020. Bill was an employee of the LMS for a number of years, and helped establish the Office when it moved to Macklin Street. He was a life-long supporter of the Traditional Mass, and an altar server both man and boy. He regularly served the Monday evening Mass in Maiden Lane, our annual Masses in Westminster Cathedral and the Sacred Triduum in London. Pray also for his wife, Lucy, and family.

LMS Pilgrimage to Walsingham

Our annual Walking Pilgrimage to Walsingham takes place during the August Bank Holiday weekend. The pilgrimage starts with registration in Ely on the evening of Thursday, 27th August. Pilgrims begin the walk on Friday morning, arriving in Walsingham on Sunday, 30th August for High Mass in the Chapel of Reconciliation.

Bookings are now being accepted; for those who register before Low Sunday (19th April) an early-bird discount of 10% will be applied. See HERE for details.

New Sunday Mass in Bournemouth

From Septuagesima Sunday (9th February 2020) onward, there will be a Traditional Latin Mass at St Thomas More Church, Iford, Bournemouth BH6 5QG, at 5.30 pm every Sunday and at 5 pm every Holy Day of Obligation. This has been agreed by kind permission of the Parish Priest, Fr Darryl Jordan.

These Masses will normally be celebrated by Fr Philomeno James, or other priests of the Marian Friars from Gosport, by kind permission of their superior, Fr Serafino Lanzetta. 

Vacancy for a Part-time Office Assistant

The Latin Mass Society has a vacancy for a part-time Office Assistant.

Based in central London, the Office Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative work of the charity. This includes office administration, membership renewals, liaising with our country-wide network of representatives, processing orders from our on-line shop and over-seeing work undertaken by occasional volunteers in the office.

High Mass for Epiphany

It was good to see a packed church yesterday evening (Monday 6th January) for our celebration of the Epiphany of the Lord. The setting was Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane - the Westminster Diocesan Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament. The Celebrant was Fr Gabriel Diaz, with Fr Peter Littleton as Deacon and Fr Stuart Foster, Subdeacon; the music was provided by Cantus Magnus. The LMS organises a Sung Mass in Corpus Christi each Monday at 6.30pm and it was very kind of Fr Robinson to allow us to have High Mass on this occasion.

Christmas Holiday

The Latin Mass Society's Office will close on Friday 20th December 2019 for the Christmas holiday, it will re-open on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

For those who live in London, there will be a High Mass in St Mary Moorfields Church on Christmas Eve at 6pm, see here. For details of Masses in other parts of the country, see here.

LMS Requiem and Confirmations

Bishop Michael Campbell OSA, Bishop Emeritus of Lancaster, celebrated a Pontifical Requiem for departed members of the LMS in Westminster Cathedral on All Souls Day. Fr Michael Cullinan was the Deacon and Fr John Scott was the Subdeacon. Canon Scott Smith ICKSP was the Assistant Priest. Canon Vianney Poucin de Wouilt ICKSP and Mr Richard Pickett were the MCs. Before the Mass, a wreath was laid on the tomb of Cardinal Heenan in thanksgiving for the part he played in preserving the Traditional Mass in England and Wales.

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