a lot to put in place as government announces easing on acts of collective worship from 4 july 2020
"With the easing of restrictions on worship with congregations, we tread carefully along the path that lies ahead." ... "It is important to reaffirm that, at present, the obligation to attend Sunday Mass remains suspended." ... Please be aware that there will be a limit on the number of people who can attend Mass in our churches. This will be determined locally in accordance with social distancing requirements." ... "We therefore need to reflect carefully on how and when we might be able to attend Mass. We cannot return immediately to our customary practices. This next step is not, in any sense, a moment when we are going ‘back to normal’ " ... full text
CHURCHES OPEn for private prayer and confessions
Two of our three Catholic are open for private prayer. St Joseph's Church in Whitnash is open on Fridays between 10.30-11.30 am; and on Sundays between 12.00-2.00 pm. There will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Sundays.
Confessions are available at St Joseph's on Saturdays from 10.00-10.30 am - these will be open, socially-distanced Confessions in the Narthex.
St Peter's Church in Leamington is open on Sundays between 4.00-5.00 pm; Tuesdays between 9.00-10.00 am; and Thursdays between 12.00-1.00 pm.
Confessions will re-start on Saturday 11 July at the pre-lockdown times of 9.15-9.45 am and 4.15-4.45 pm. These will be socially-distanced Confessions in the Church. Please wait at the West Doors until you are called in.
Welcome to the online home of the Catholic Churches of St Peter's, Leamington Spa; St Joseph's, Whitnash; and Our Lady's, Lillington. We are a vibrant Catholic community in the heart of Warwickshire, in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. There are many ways for parishioners new and old to get involved in parish life even though we cannot commune at Mass at this time of lockdown. In our many groups you will find: friendship and fellowship; ways to put your faith into action, through practical works and fundraising for the social action projects our parishioners undertake; and many opportunities to deepen your prayer life throughout the year.
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St Peter's & Our Lady's: 01926 423824
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St Peter | Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AA
Our Lady | Valley Rd, Lillington, Leamington Spa, CV32 7SJ
St Joseph | 47 Murcott Rd East, Whitnash, Leamington Spa, CV31 2JJ