St Helen’s RC Church has been here for over 100 years. Over that time the parish has seen many changes and we’re sure there are exciting times to come.
St Helen’s RC Church is a thriving community with events throughout the year. From fund raising to parish retreats, fun and laughter to quiet, spirit filled days, just keep an eye out for our latest events.
Just letting people know that Canon Pat will be celebrating Mass to-morrow (Friday) at 10. am. ... See MoreSee Less
With regard to setting up the Parish Library I have looked into the specifically Catholic Bible Commentary The Navarre Bible which is basically a few notches above the Barclay Commentaries but not I would say up to Degree Standard. I hope Anne Falvey ReynishCarolina Jadwiga HobotWendy Marsh Manders and others interested can read the attached file which is a spreadsheet converted to JPEG. It lists the books and approximate costs. Additionally I list three links where you can 'look inside" a few of these books to see what you are buying ... See MoreSee Less
Colette CrosseyWill have to read this again later (when I get home from Mass!). There is a lot to think about in the other comments. I really do believe, sadly, that respect for the Blessed Sacrament is on the ebb. You just have to see the amount of talking that goes on in our own church before and sometimes during Mass to see this.2 days ago · 2
Geoffrey HanlanThe singing of hymns during Holy Communion doesn't help either2 days ago
Colette CrosseyWell I never, someone else agrees with me! When I sang in choirs many moons ago, this hymn was referred to as the Post Communion hymn and was only sung when the congregation had all received Holy Communion. Granted there were obviouslty, lo2 days ago · 1
Colette CrosseyOops. don't know what happened there. Anyway just trying to say that obviously there were people who weren't quite finished their Prayers of Thanksgiving when we would start singing but no one objected!2 days ago
Geoffrey HanlanQuiet and suitable instrumental music played in the background during communion would be ok e.g. Jesu Joy of Man's desiring or a chant or Taize tune2 days ago