The purpose of this blog is to provide an open forum for discussion of the aims of the society; news from the wider Church and details of Masses and events of interest in the diocese. The Latin Mass Society in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Middlesbrough expresses its full filial devotion and loyalty to Holy Mother Church, Pope Francis and Bishop Drainey.
REGULAR TRADITIONAL MASSES IN THE DIOCESE OF MIDDLESBROUGH
12 Noon. Every Sunday MissaCantata at Church of St Wilfrid, Duncombe Place, York. YO1 7EF
11:30am. (Winter months) 6pm. (Summer months) Every Sunday Church of the Sacred Heart, Lobster Road, Redcar. TS10 1SH
6.30pm First Wednesday of each month at Church of St Charles, Jarratt St. Hull. HU1 3HB
Thursday, 29th June is the Feast of St Peter and St Paul, and a Holyday of Obligation. There will be a sung Mass at 6pm in the Church of St Wilfrid in York. Since it is the end of the University term, the choral scholars have officially dispersed for the summer. However, the Tenor and the Bass will be around to sing a Mass for two voices.
The Latin Mass Society will be holding its annual Walsingham Pilgrimage over the August Bank Holiday Weekend. For the more energetic, it will start on the Thursday evening (24th August) in Ely. The following morning after an early Mass, the pilgrims will start the 56 mile walk to Walsingham, arriving around mid day on the Sunday.For those walking, accommodation is in halls (for women) or camping (for men). BOOKINGS ARE NOW BEING TAKEN. SEE MAIN LMS WEBSITE.
Those not wishing to undertake the long walk can travel to Walsingham independently for Solemn Mass at the shrine basilica in on Sunday at 2pm. This will be followed by walking the Holy Mile and devotions at the Abbey ruins. FULL DETAILS ON THE LMS WEBSITE.
Archbishop Malcolm McMahon will be ordaining two members of the Priestly Society of St Peter to the Priesthood on Saturday 17th June at St Mary's Church in Warrington. They are Deacons Alex Stewart, FSSP and Krzysztof Sanetra, FSSP. The programme for the day is as follows:
11am Priestly ordination of Deacons Alex Stewart, FSSP and Krzysztof Sanetra, FSSP by Archbishop Malcolm McMahon of Liverpool (no booking needed)
·1:30pm Refreshments in Priory Garden – while First Blessings are given by the new priests
·2pm Buffet Lunch at nearby venue (no booking needed)
·5pm Solemn Vespers
These will be the first ordinations in the Extraordinary Form to take place in England or Wales for about 50 years, so it is a significant occasion for all interested in the traditional movement. Everybody is welcome, although early arrival is recommended to be assured of a seat in the church.
Thursday 15th June is the Feast of Corpus Christi. There will be a Sung Latin Mass at St Wilfrid's Church in York at 6pm. This will be one of the last opportunities before the summer recess to hear the choral scholars in action.