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Parish News

Christmas Masses Christmas Masses will be by ticket only. Please see Newsletter 22nd November for full details. Continue Reading
New National Restrictions from 5th November. All public Masses will cease with effect from Thursday 5th. The Church will continue to be open for private prayer on Saturdays from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. Continue Reading
Public Mass Resumes Friday 17th July. See Newsletter 12th July for full details. Continue Reading
Church Opening for Personal Prayer Thank you for those who have generously volunteered to help with stewarding and cleaning. I am delighted to confirm that the Church will be open for personal prayer from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm each Saturday, commencing on 27th June 2020. Please note the following:• You must wear a face… Continue Reading
Volunteers needed to open the church A lot of work has been completed to open the church for personal prayer. I now need volunteers. Please see the Newsletter 14th June for full details. God Bless. Fr Patrick Continue Reading
Offerings by Debit Card You can now make payments directly to the Parish using your debit card. Select 'Donate' on the Home Page of the website: top left-hand corner on blue bar. Simply follow the instructions. Thank you for your support. Fr Patrick Continue Reading
Join Bishop Alan in the Easter Triduum Bishop Alan has announced that, by courtesy of Father Mark Reilly, the Diocesan Master of Ceremonies, he will celebrate the Easter Triduum (live-streamed) at Wickford Parish at the following times:-Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Maundy Thursday) – 7.30pmGood Friday – 3pmEaster Vigil – 8.30pmEaster Sunday Mass – 10amWickford parish streams… Continue Reading
Revised Standing Order/Electronic Payment Details The following bank details should be quoted: Account Title: Catholic Church Clacton-on-Sea, Sort code: 401322, Account Number: 41020463.  Members of the gift-aid scheme should quote their name and gift aid number in the Reference Details. The word 'Montfort' has been removed from the Account Title. Thank you for your support.… Continue Reading
Urbi et Orbi Blessing 27th March at 5.00 pm. In order to offer intercession and consolation during this time of exceptional discomfort, the Holy Father will preside over a time of prayer and Eucharistic Adoration in Saint Peter's Square, without a congregation of the lay faithful, on Friday 27th March 2020 at 5pm, London time. This Statio orbis will… Continue Reading
Closure of Churches in Brentwood Diocese On the instructions of Bishop Alan, and in compliance with Government Guidelines, Our Lady of Light & Spouse of the Holy Spirit Church is now closed until further notice. The Church will not be open at the weekend. Continue Reading