Current Mass and Service Schedule
Please note that all Masses and services listed below will be held at St Benet’s, Beccles, (St B) unless otherwise indicated.
For example, on Sundays the 8:00 Mass (OLPS) is celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Gillingham.
Private Prayer is Possible in the Church
The Church is open from 08:45 until dusk each day,
for Private Prayer, Reflection or Meditation –
or just to enjoy some peace and quiet in the company of Our Lord.
The Mass Readings for TODAY and the week ahead.
Are you missing the Missalettes? This is a new service – linking to the Universalis website – where you will find all the readings for the day’s Mass.
For the readings for today, the Day/Date/Feast shown, just click on the yellow “Universalis” banner above.
This “Universalis” web page also shows (on the right-hand side-bar), links to the readings for yesterday, and for the week ahead.
It is free to use, and we hope you find it useful.
Parish Diary; w/c Sunday 05 December & w/c Sunday 12 December
Venue is St Benet’s unless shown otherwise; Mass intentions are shown in Italics
|Sun||05||2nd Sunday of Advent; Year C||08:00||OLPS||for the People|
|Sun||05||Second Collection; St B: Christmas Flowers||10:30||Lorna Young † (Fd)|
|Sun||05||18:00||Ann Martin Ϯ (Fd)|
|When we eat this Bread, and drink this Cup, we proclaim your Death O Lord, until you come again|
|Mon||06||(St Nicholas)||09:15||Simon Bracken Ϯ (EB)|
|Tue||07||(St Ambrose)||NO MORNING MASS|
|Tue||07||12:00||St Mary’s Great Yarmouth; Funeral Mass for Simon Bracken|
|Wed||08||(Immaculate Conception of Our Lady)||NO MORNING MASS 09:30 Rosary|
|Fri||10||(Blessed Martyrs of East Anglia)||11:00||Reconciliation Mass|
|Sat||11||(St Damasus I)||09:30||Topham Family (Fd)|
|Sat||11||10:00||Exposition and Confessions|
|Sun||12||3rd Sunday of Advent; Year C||08:00||OLPS||Marian Gracey Ϯ|
|Sun||12||Second Collection:St B: The Dependent Priests’ Fund||10.30||Mario & Jacqueline Grima Ϯ (MG)|
|Sun||12||18:00||Mary Roberts † (Fd)|
|Save us Saviour of the world, for by your Cross and Resurrection you have set us free.|
|Mon||13||(St Lucy)||09:15||for the Homeless|
|Tue||14||(St John of the Cross)||09:15||John Ladner Ϯ (Fd)|
|Wed||15||NO MORNING MASS 09:30 Rosary|
|Thu||16||09.15||for the Unemployed|
|Fri||17||O Sapientia||11:00||Reconciliation Mass|
|Sat||18||O Adonai||09:30||for those in Care Homes|
|Sat||18||10:00||Exposition & Confessions|
|Sun||19||O Radix Jesse|
|Sun||19||4th Sunday of Advent; Year C||08:00||OLPS||Betty Breheny † (HH)|
|Sun||19||10.30||for the People|
|Sun||19||18:00||Maureen Wright Ϯ|
|We proclaim your Death, O Lord, and profess your Resurrection until you come again.|
Anyone wishing to have a Mass said for a personal intention, should print and complete the “Mass Intention Request Form” available via this link. This form is also available at the back of the church. Please enclose the appropriate stipend with your request.
Alternatively, during the Covid 19 pandemic, if you want Mass said for a Special Intention, please email firstname.lastname@example.org; arrangements can then be made for the payment of the appropriate Stipend.
“Live Streamed” Mass
We are also invited to participate in services streamed on the internet:-
from Walsingham http://www.walsingham.org.uk/live-stream
or St John’s Cathedral http://www.sjbcathedral.org.uk/
You can make your choice from a range of churches to be found on https://www.churchservices.tv/timetable/
The website http://www.universalis.com/ provides the texts for the current week.