Mass Times & Intentions; & Other Services

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.

Universalis Mass Readings

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 19 September 2021

Mass intentions indicated in italics

Friday 24th

(Our Lady of Walsingham)


Reconciliation Mass   

Saturday 25th



Mass    Holy Souls (J&BC)

Exposition & Confessions


Parish Diary

w/c 26 September 2021


Mass intentions indicated in italics

Sunday 26th                                 

26th Sunday of Year B





(Gillingham) Mass   The People  

Mass    Columban Missionaries

Mass    Mary Martin Ϯ (Fd) 

Acclamation 1

We proclaim your Death, O Lord,

and profess your Resurrection, until you come again.

Monday 27h

(St Vincent de Paul)


Mass    Mary Teresa Dewane Ϯ (PD)

Tuesday 28th

(St Lawrence Ruiz & Companions; St Wencelaus)      



Mass    ACN: for Persecuted Christians


Wednesday 29th 




No Morning Mass


St Benet’s Scripture Circle (online meeting)

Thursday 30th

(St Jerome)


Mass     Special Intention (J&BC)

Friday 1st Oct

(St Therese of Lisieux)



(Gillingham) Mass   for Missionaries

Saturday 2nd (Guardian Angels)




Mass     Philip Taylor (HH)

Exposition & Confessions

Wedding of Liam Ferry and Danielle Beilby

Sunday 3rd Oct:

Mass Intentions: 8.00 John Cowie (J&BC), 10.30 Jackie Pipe Ϯ, 18.00 Missionary Servants of the Poor

Second Collection:   for CAFOD


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 Covid 19 pandemic, if you want Mass said for a Special Intention, please email; 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

or St John’s Cathedral


You can make your choice  from a range of churches to be found on


The website provides the texts for the current week.