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.

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 day’s  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 13th June 2021

Mass intentions indicated in italics

Friday 18th    



(St Benet’s) Mass    David Sayer Ϯ (PS-M)

Saturday 19th  

(Our Lady on Saturday)



Mass   for the Homeless

Exposition & Confessions


Parish Diary

w/c 20th June 2021

Mass intentions indicated in italics

Sunday 20th                              

12th Sunday of  Year  B

Second Collection: Day for Life – for the work of Life Charities




(Gillingham) Mass Francis Long Ϯ & Tony Hemming Ϯ (HH)

Mass    for the People

Mass    Dame Agatha Backhouse Ϯ (OSB)

Acclamation 2

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

Monday 21st

(St Aloysius Gonzaga)  


Mass    Jozef Mielneczek Ϯ (IM)

Tuesday 22nd

(SS John Fisher & Thomas More)    


Mass    Ken Hall Ϯ (JB)

Wednesday 23rd  



No Morning Mass


Thursday 24th  

(Nativity of St John the Baptist)


Mass  The Hall Family  (JB)  

Friday 25th    



(St Benet’s) Reconciliation Mass

Saturday 26th  

(Dedication of the Cathedral)



Mass    Martha Buckley Ϯ (NK-S)

Exposition & Confessions

Next Sunday 8.00 for Evangelization, 10.30 for Vocations, 18.00 for the People

Second Collections

Today– Day for Life – for the work of Life Charities

Next Sunday – Peter’s Pence (Holy See)

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.


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.