Northampton Diocese: Westminster Province: St Alban Deanery: Reg Charity No 234091: Tel 01582 723099: email parish.sacredheartofjesus@northamptondiocese.org: © 2020

Mass Information

The current lockdown ends on Tuesday 2nd December. The Church will be open for private prayer from 10.00am to 11.00am on Wednesday 3rd December and then, thereafter, we will revert back to having four Masses per week on Saturday (6.30pm), Sunday (9.00am and 11.00am) and Wednesday (9.30am) with no further private prayer sessions for the moment.  Mass times for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will be announced shortly.

The same Covid requirements and procedures will apply as before, including mandatory face covering, unless exempt.  For Mass intentions, email parish.sacredheartofjesus@northamptondiocese.org or place an envelope in the Presbytery letterbox suitably annotated.Until the current lockdown ends we are not able to have any public Masses.

Church funerals are permitted with up to 30 attendees, weddings are permitted with up to 15 attendees, however, baptisms continue to be suspended.

Thank you to the Parishioners who have volunteered as cleaners and stewards to enable us to open the Church for public Masses and funerals.

Please do what you safely can for any elderly or vulnerable individuals in the community, especially those living alone.

Pastoral care by telephone is available by contacting the Parish Office by email or phone.

Other Information

The Parish office is closed with the administration being managed remotely on a voluntary basis, with contact via email

parish.sacredheartofjesus@northamptondiocese.org

or by telephone – 01582:723099

For coronavirus and other links and information please go to Links & Info.

www.vitaeopus.co.uk – free back to work online coaching if you are experiencing redundancy (especially without outplacement or other career support), providing the essential skills, abilities and information to enable successful job hunting or self employment.

Concerning Mass offerings, if you feel able to continue financially supporting the running costs of our Church, there are a couple of easy ways to continue making your Mass offering:

Set up a standing order using the Diocesan Nat West bank account details

Sort Code: 60-06-11
Account Number: 46898093
Account Name: Northampton Roman Catholic Diocesan Trust
Payment Reference: Sacred Heart Parish Luton

Donate online, via the Diocesan website at  Donate. Scroll down to find the “Donate” button and follow the instructions including putting “Sacred Heart Parish Luton” in the notes section of the donate page.

Services

UNTIL THE CURRENT LOCKDOWN ENDS, WE ARE UNABLE TO HAVE PUBLIC MASSES. ALL MASSES ARE BEING PRIVATELY CELEBRATED BY FR MIREK WITHOUT A CONGREGATION. THE CHURCH WILL BE OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER FROM 10.00AM TO 11.00AM EACH SUNDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

Sunday Masses: Saturday 6.30pm (First Mass of Sunday) and Sunday 9.00am and 11.00am

Holydays of Obligation: 9.30am and 7.30pm

Confessions: Saturday: 10.00am to 10.25am (with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament) and 6.00 to 6.15pm

Weekday Masses: Monday to Friday 9.30am (check the weekly Newsletter)

Stations of the Cross: Friday 7.00pm during Advent and Lent

Penitential Services: As announced before Christmas and Easter