Welcome Father Pontious and Father Sunday to St Osburg’s. They arrived on Wednesday January 25th 2017 and are Religious Missionary priests from the Apostleship of Jesus. It has been a very long journey, a journey that ends well. The Religious Missionary Institute of the Apostles of Jesus supplies priests to St. Mary’s and Benedict, St. Elizabeth and St. Osburg. It is the first Religious Missionary Institute to be founded in Uganda in 1968 by two Comboni Missionaries (Verona Fathers) Very Rev. Fr. John Marengoni MCCJ and Rt. Rev. Bishop Sisto Mazzoldi MCCJ.
Photos from St Osburg Confirmation on Thursday 26th January 2017 link
Monday’s . 7pm-9pm. All Souls. Sowing the Seeds course. A foundation course for those interested in becoming catechists and those who would like to improve the their knowledge of their faith. Programme details link
Sunday 15th January. 40 years of the Ordination of Fr Robert Wright. You are all very welcome to a Thanksgiving Mass at 11.30 am on Sunday 15th January 2017 to celebrate 40 years of the Ordination of Fr Robert Wright at St John Fisher Church, Tiverton Rd, Coventry, CV2 3DL and to a Buffet afterwards in the Parish Centre.
Hospital Chaplaincy. Fr Paul Burch has been appointed full time Catholic chaplain at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire. Please pray for Fr Paul as he begins this new ministry.
Details of Christmas Reconciliation Services and Mass Times link
St Patrick’s Parish Mission – 3rd to 11th December. Poster link. Newsletter link. We are all One in Christ. It is now just two weeks until the start of our mission. We would like to advertise it as widely as possible around the neighbourhood to give people who don’t usually come to church the opportunity for some spiritual preparation for Christmas.
Blessing the Crib took place in the city centre near Marks and Spencer on 27th November 2016, the First Sunday of Advent at 4pm.
Deceased Priests of the Coventry Deanery link
Link to photos form the Closing Ceremony for the “Year of Mercy” on Sunday 20th November 2016 at St Mary & St Benedict’s with Evening Prayer link
On Tuesday 8th November at 7pm, Mass for deceased Clergy of the Coventry Deanery was held at St Mary & Benedict’s, a church also nominated as a Jubilee Church for the year of Mercy. Each year in November Mass is celebrated for the repose of the souls of all the priests and deacons who have served the parishes of the Coventry Deanery. The Mass was led by Canon Tom Farrell, the Dean of Coventry. The Parish Priest, Fr Jimmy Lutwama, thanked everybody for coming and his parishioners for providing the refreshments. All the parishes were represented by parishioners and clergy, and the names of all the deceased priests were read out and prayed for. Deceased Priests of the Coventry Deanery link Photos link
Thursday, 27th October, 7pm. St Joseph the Worker Parish Hall . You are invited to an unusual entertainment about the local history of Coventry and Warwickshire using the medium of 3 dimensional audio visual shows on Thursday, 27th October, 7:00 pm in St. Joseph the Worker Parish Hall poster link
Sunday, 16th October, 3pm. COVENTRY INTERCULTURAL MASS at St John Fisher Parish.
Sunday 9th October 6pm Music concert with Dan Callow at Christ the King. Link to Photos link
Sunday 25th September 3.00pm. St Elizabeth’s Triple celebration. The church is 100 years old, St Elizabeth’s school is 100 years old and Good Shepherd school is 50 years old. At 3pm on Sunday 25th September Mass was celebrated with Archbishop Bernard Longley. Photos from Lens Art Ltd link. Visit St Elizabeth’s website for more photos and videos link
Saturday – 24th September, Pioneer One Day Retreat. Poster link
St Osburga Civic and Religious Celebrations 9/11th September link
Deanery newsletter: August 2016 link