Mass Times & Intentions; & Other Services

Mass Intentions

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 Coronavirus crisis, if you want Mass said for a Special Intention, please email; arrangements can then be made for the payment of the appropriate Stipend.

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.

Communal Worship is Permitted in Lockdown

All Services Will Be Held in Public

Private Prayer is Also 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 Mass.

Universalis Mass Readings

For the readings for 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

07 March

Mass intentions indicated in italics

Saturday 6th




Mass Hilary McSweeney Ϯ (PQ)

Exposition  and Confessions

Sunday 7th    

3rd  Sunday of Lent, Year B





(Gillingham) Mass Ervin Kelder Ϯ (Fd) 

Mass for the People

Mass Ellen Clark (JB)

First Reading: Exodus 20:1-17              Second Reading: Corinthians I 1:22-25         Gospel John 2:13-25

Preface for 3rd Sunday of Lent             Eucharistic Prayer II                 Acclamation 2

When we eat this Bread and drink this Cup, we proclaim your Death, O Lord, until you come again.

Monday 8th

(St Felix)


Mass Mervyn Martin Ϯ (Fd)

Tuesday 9th  

(St Frances of Rome)  


Mass  Mill Hill Fathers

Wednesday 10th



No Morning Mass


Thursday 11th



Mass Francis Long Ϯ (HH)

Friday 12th                                         


Reconciliation Mass

Saturday 13th

 (Our Lady on Saturday)




Mass Old Hales Hospital: Departed Residents, Patients & Staff  (NK-S)

Exposition & Confessions



We are also invited to participate in services streamed on the internet:-

from Walsingham

or St John’s Cathedral

or your choice from

The website provides the texts.