Mass Times

CHURCHES ARE OPEN FOR PUBLIC MASS AGAIN FROM WEDNESDAY 2ND DECEMBER.

The Current Weekly Mass Schedule is as follows:

Sunday
6:00pm (STA) [Saturday] Vigil MASS of Sunday
9:00am (AS) MASS
11:00am (AS) MASS

Monday 
9:30am (STA) Holy Rosary
10:00am (STA) MASS followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Devotions

Tuesday 
9:30am (AS) Holy Rosary
10:00am (AS) MASS followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Devotions

Wednesday 
9:30am (STA) Holy Rosary
10:00am (STA) MASS

Thursday 
9:30am (AS) Holy Rosary
10:00am (AS) MASS

Friday 
9:30am (STA) Holy Rosary
10:00am (STA) MASS

Saturday 
9:30am (STA) MASS followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Devotions
10:00am – 10:30am (STA) Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession).

STA: St Thomas Aquinas Church, Sycamore Avenue, MK2 2JE
AS: All Saints Church, Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

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The Act Spiritual Communion
The heartfelt desire to receive Our Lord even when we are unable to do so at Mass. This desire to receive him through Spiritual Communion is an act of love which prolongs our thanksgiving even when we are not in the Eucharistic presence of Our Lord. The desire is to live constantly in His presence: ‘The effects of a sacrament can be received by desire’ (St Thomas Aquinas). There are many formulae from the saints for making a Spiritual Communion including St Alphonsus Liguori:
My Jesus, I believe that You are truly present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as being already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen

Christmas Liturgies  (Revised Times)
Christmas Eve – 24th December
10:00am am MASS of the Day (not Christmas)
St Thomas Aquinas Church

10:30am – 11:00am Confessions
St Thomas Aquinas Church

5.00 pm Vigil MASS of Christmas
St Thomas Aquinas Church

7:00pm Vigil MASS of Christmas
All Saints Church

Christmas Day – 25th December
10:00am MASS of Christmas
St Thomas Aquinas Church

9.00 am & 11.00 am MASS of Christmas
All Saints Church

St Stephen’s Day – 26th December
10:00am Mass – St Thomas Aquinas Church

Due to COVID-19 related concerns and availbilty of stewards there is no 10pm Mass or 12 Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve this year.

As with all our Masses capacity is limited so once the Church is full we are legally unable to admit anyone else into the building. It is best to arrive early therefore to avoid disappointment.

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