Roman Catholic Church

Introduction to the Sacraments

The Latin word "sacramentum" means a sign of the sacred.

The seven sacraments: Baptism, Confirmation, the Eucharist, Reconciliation, the Anointing of the Sick, Holy Orders and Matrimony touch all stages and all important moments of Christian life.

Each sacrament is both salvific because it carries on the saving work of Christ when he was on earth, and also sanctifying because of the special graces each confers. They are special occasions for experiencing God’s saving presence. The Sacraments strengthen faith and also express it.

Each of the Sacraments has its own “outward sign”. For example with Baptism there is the pouring of water, with Confirmation there is the laying on of hands and anointing with holy oil, and with the Eucharist the bread and wine which will be consecrated. Whatever the signs and symbols each sacrament confers special sacramental grace.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church says that the Sacraments are “powers that comes forth” from the Body of Christ, which is ever-living and life-giving. They are actions of the Holy Spirit at work in his Body, the Church.”

Mass Times

17/18th March 2018 Fifth Sunday of Lent  (Year B)

St Gregory's

Saturday Vigil Mass: 5.30pm

Sunday Mass 8.15am: (This Mass is temporarily suspended)

Solemn High Mass :11.15am. 
Polish Mass: 1.00pm

Our Lady of Peace

Sunday Mass 9.30am

Weekday Masses

Monday 19th : 9.30am Communion Service

Tuesday 20th: 9.30am. Mass

Wednesday 21st: 9.30am Mass

Thursday 22nd: 9.30am Mass

Friday 23rd: 9.30am Mass 

Holy Week Confessions   Saturday 11am - 2.00pm


Wednesday 28th April
: Chrism Mass 11.30am St Chads Cathedral.

Maundy Thursday: The Mass of the Lord's Supper 8.00pm

Good Friday: 10.30am Walk of Witness
3pm.Solemn Liturgy of the Passion
Stations of the Cross 7pm

Holy Saturday: The Easter Vigil 8.00pm

Easter Sunday: Our Lady of Peace 9.30am  &  St Gregory's 11.15am


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