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Great news from Glastonbury

Thanks to Fr Bede Rowe, the parish priest of Our Lady of Glastonbury, there will more Traditional Masses celebrated than hitherto.

There has been a regular Sunday Mass at 6pm (which will continue) but, with immediate effect, a Low Mass will also be offered at 7.30am each weekday apart from Thursdays. However, in case of cancellations, it is advisable to check before travelling.

LMS Pilgrimage to Holywell

The LMS Pilgrimage to Holywell took place on Sunday, 1st July 2018, the Feast of the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

Canon Tanner ICKSP was celebrant with Canon Montjean ICKSP as deacon and Father Gribben was subdeacon, the Sisters Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus chanted the proper. Other music was by Alastair Tocher and the Schola Gregoriana Malverniensis, with Christian Spence on the organ. The team of servers was led by Philip Russell.

EF Mass in Bristol University Chaplaincy

On Sunday, Fr Rupert Allen celebrated the first regular Sunday Mass at 12.30 in the Bristol University Chaplaincy. It was Low Mass with a sermon on the Precious Blood of Jesus. There were around 24 people, several of whom last time went to traditional Mass 40-50 years ago.

A reminder that Fr Allen will lead a Day of Recollection in the Chaplaincy this Saturday, 7th July. See here for details.

SS Peter and Paul

Friday is the feast of the great Saints, Peter and Paul, a Holy Day of Obligation. With more than fifty Masses in the Extraordinary Form being celebrated around the country (including a High Mass in Birmingham and in London), where will you go to Mass? See HERE for details.

Deus, qui hodiérnam diem Apostolórum tuórum Petri et Pauli martýrio consecrásti: da Ecclésiæ tuæ eórum in ómnibus sequi præcéptum, per quos religiónis sumpsit exórdium.

LMS Pilgrimage to York

Details have been announced of our pilgrimage to York in honour of St Margaret Clitherow and the York Martyrs.

There is a change to the programme this year. The pilgrimage will start at the Bar Convent, where the Relic of St Margaret Clitherow is kept, and pilgrims will process to St Wilfrid's Church for High Mass, followed by Solemn Benediction. Full details can be found HERE.

Ordination and First Mass

Fr Seth Phipps FSSP was ordained by His Grace Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP in St Mary's Shrine, Warrington on Saturday, 9th June 2018. He celebrated his First Mass there the following day. Fr Phipps is one of the many seminarians at Traditional Seminaries who has received financial support from the LMS during his training. If you would like to help us continue this very important part of our work, please consider making a donation.

Bishop Athanasius Schneider

There was standing room only in St Mary Moorfields church in London last Thursday when Bishop Athanasius Schneider celebrated Pontifical High Mass for Whit Thursday. The Assistant Priest was Mgr Gordon Read (LMS National Chaplain), the Deacon was Fr Mark Elliott Smith and Subdeacon was Fr David Evans. Canon Vianney Poucin de Wouilt ICKSP was MC1 and Mr Richard Pickett was MC2. Music for the Mass was supplied by Cantus Magnus (dir. Matthew Schellhorn).


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