Friday, May 27, 2011

News from FSSP England

Our most important event:


of newly ordained English priest Fr Matthew McCarthy, FSSP:

Saturday 28 May 2011 in London, 3pm!

(read 1-page Pdf here).

Please come, please support, please attend this most significant event: allegedly the first English priest ordained since the Instruction Universae Ecclesiae and the only one ordained according to the EF of the Roman rite this year!

ALL FAITHFUL and CLERGY WELCOME! Meet us directly in London

[or else travel in our coach from Reading for: suggested =£7.90 per person return: Reading-London Spanish Place-Reading. If you cannot pay, please give what you can – at least one Hail Mary. The coach is booked and sponsored by FSSP England: any empty seat (out of 57) will simply be money wasted. Of course you can park your vehicle on St William of York Church’s car park during that day and take it back as we arrive back from London. Please book now with Lauren or (0)783 4972 173.]

ALL faithful and clergy cordially invited.

On the occasion of the First Solemn High Mass of our newly ordained English priest Fr Matthew McCarthy, FSSP.

It is very important to show support, especially as there are so few priests ordained in England, let alone in the EF form. About 10 FSSP clergy will attend.

Optional Schedule:

9am: Departure from St William of York, Reading, in hired coach

10.15am: Arrival at St James’ Church (‘Spanish Place’, 22 George Street, London W1U 3QY)

10.30am: optional art tour at the Wallace Collection by Fr de Malleray (conveniently located across the street from St James’ Church) – or free time

12noon: prayer at the Tyburn Tree near Marble Arch (12mn walk from St James’ Church) and visit of the Martyrs’ Crypt in nearby Tyburn Convent

12.30pm: community picnic lunch in Hyde Park (please bring packed lunch) and free time

2.30pm: Confessions at St James Church

3pm: Beginning of newly ordained English FSSP priest Rev Fr Matthew McCarthy’s First Solemn High Mass – ‘Mass for three voices’ by William Byrd

4.30pm: First Blessings and Refreshments offered in Basement

Please come, please support, please attend this most significant event!

Rev. Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP

St John Fisher House, 17 Eastern Avenue,

Reading, RG1 5RU, England

Tel: 0118 966 5284; Email:

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St John Fisher House is the residence of the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter in England, a Catholic international priestly society canonically established in the diocese of Portsmouth, and a registered charity: number 1129964.

Support: all donations kindly to be sent to our address above - cheques to be made payable to FSSP ENGLAND. Gift-aid receipt on request.

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