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PARISH NEWSLETTER The latest edition is available here

ADVENT AND CHRISTMASTIDE MASSES For the times of Masses at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church during Advent and Christmastide please click here.  In order to ensure that all those attending Mass can have a seat and be safely accommodated inside the church, please book in by ringing 07388 814715, Monday – Wednesday, 11am – 6pm.  Please note this telephone number does not accept text messaging and there is no facility to leave a message. When booking in, you will be asked for the date of the Mass you wish to attend, your name, telephone number and the number in your party. For test and trace purposes, these details will be retained for 21 days, then securely destroyed. Please note there will also be Christmas Mass available on our YouTube Channel.

For those attending church for Mass, the wearing of a face covering is mandatory unless a person has an exemption from this. When travelling to and from, entering and inside places of worship, people should observe strict social distancing from anyone not in their household.  In addition, the usual guidance on hygiene, hand sanitising and people with symptoms not attending church applies at this time.

06/12/20 SUNDAY MASS for the Second Sunday of Advent (Year B) will be available on our YouTube Channel.  Sunday Morning Mass will continue to be available on our YouTube Channel each Sunday from 9.00am.

Masses broadcast from other locations can be viewed at www.churchservices.tv

Weekday Readings at Mass w/b 7 December – Second Week of Advent

N.B. Until further notice, the obligation for the faithful to attend Mass on a Sunday or Holyday of Obligation is suspended.

For this week’s Fun Activities please click here

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