RC English Martyrs Church

RC English Martyrs Church

Welcome to our church blog where we hope to keep you informed of what’s going on in the parish and further afield.  As our Liturgical Calendar moves towards Lent, a season of reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter, the days will lengthen and our church grounds will come alive with the new seasons growth.  The first being the Snowdrops which are becoming more abundant each year as we nurture and help them to spread out. A bit like our faith, nothing really grows and develops well totally unaided, a little care and planning gives us more results and thus satisfaction. This display of blooms will help us begin our season of church events particularly afternoon teas.  The “Snowdrop Teas” event runs for three Sundays from the...

Snowdrop Teas

. THE SNOWDROPS are slow and a bit unpredictable. However, teas will begin on Sunday 12th February in anticipation of a good display. Arrows in the garden will show the path round the best of the flowers, and a good cup of tea and homemade cake will welcome you in the church. Many thanks to all who volunteered to bake and to help..  

No Mass Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st Jan 2017

This is a week of changes with no masses here Monday and Tuesday and then back to normal Wednesday 1st of Feb. THURSDAY is Candlemas Day – The Feast of The Presentation of The Lord in the Temple. Blessing of candles takes place at this Mass and the Christmas Season comes to an end. Friday is the Feast Day of St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr when there will be the traditional blessing of throats.