Full Closure of Catholic Churches

Following the Prime Minister’s historic announcement on the 23 March strengthening restrictions in an attempt to combat the spread of COVID-19, Catholic Churches are closed to the public at this time.

Prime Minister’s statement on Monday 23rd March link CBCEW  guidelines link

Fr Michael Gamble, Dean of Rugby and Parish Priest of Our Lady of Sacred Heart and St Francis of Assisi.

List of Live Streaming Church’s in Archdiocese of Birmingham link

In our Deanery:  Our Lady of Sacred Heart, Bulkington link  

Follow the daily Readings at Mass: https://universalis.com/mass.htm or https://www.alivepublishing.co.uk/daily-mass-readings/

Make an Act of Spiritual Communion – can be done whilst you watch a live stream of Mass by saying the following prayer:

My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart.
I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You.
Never permit me to be separated from You.

This weeks newsletters:  Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and St Francis of Assisi 5/4, English Martyrs,  Our Lady of the Angels , Sacred Heart, St Anne & St Joseph, St Benedict 5/4,  St Marie’s 5/4, St Joseph’s 5/4.  Older newsletters link

Weekday Mass Sheets: 6/4 doc pdf,  13/4 doc pdf,  20/4 doc pdf,  27/4 doc pdf,  4/5 doc pdf,  11/5 doc pdf, 18/5 doc pdf, 25/5 doc pdf, 1/6 doc pdf, 8/6 doc pdf, 15/6 doc pdf, 22/6 doc pdf, 29/6 doc pdf

The God Who Speaks link  Weekly Meditations by Fr Dries Van den Akker S.J on the Paintings of St Matthews Gospel by Peter Clare.

News archive:  link

Birmingham Archdiocese:  Website news link   e-newsletter sign up link The Sower Lent 2020 link


The Church’s in the Rugby Catholic Deanery are part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, Registered Charity No. 234216.

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