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 email@example.com; 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.
All Services Will Be Held in PRIVATE
For Private Prayer, the regular opening times of St Benet’s
are after the Private Mass, five days out of seven, as follows:
Sunday 11.00 – 11.30 am
Monday 09.45 – 10.15 am
Thursday & Friday 09.45 – 10.15 am
Saturday 10.00 – 10.30 am
Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Gillingham, will be open every Wednesday afternoon between 2.00 and 3.00 pm.
Bungay and Harleston
Parishioners may find it useful to know that St Edmunds will be open for prayer on Mondays 9.15-10.15 and Thursdays 12.00-1.00.
If anyone wishes to visit St Thomas More chapel at Jay’s Green, Harleston for private prayer they should contact Peter Williams on 01379 855 313 to arrange to collect the key.
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.
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.
MASSES WILL BE SAID IN PRIVATE
Please note that during the Second Lockdown, all Masses are once again being said by Fr Martin in private.
The Church will be open for Private Prayer for 30 minutes after each weekday Mass, and after 1030 Mass on Sunday.
Parish Diary w/c 22nd November
|All Masses are celebrated in private
Mass intentions indicated in italics
|Sunday 22nd November; Year A
Christ the King
|Mass Patrick Durack † (FD)
Mass ACN: for Christian Families in the Middle East
Mass Opus Christi Salvatoris Mundi
|First Reading: Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17
Second Reading: Corinthians 15:20-26, 28
Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46
|Monday 23rd||9.15||Mass John Thorneycroft Ϯ (JB)|
|No Morning Mass
No Morning Mass
|Thursday 26th||9.15||Mass Lindsay Robert Tilney Ϯ (Fd)|
|Friday 27th||9.15||Reconciliation Mass|
|Saturday 28th (Our Lady on Saturday)||9.30||Mass Lorna Reynolds Ϯ (Fd)|
|Sunday 29th November
NB Start of Year B
1st Sunday of Advent
|Mass For the People
Mass St Benet’s Primary School
Mass Ann Martin (Fd)
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/
or your choice from https://www.churchservices.tv/timetable/
The website http://www.universalis.com/ provides the texts.