Mass & Offices

for the Current Week

28 May 2021 : Confessions re-introduced

Initially, without Exposition and Public Recitation of the Rosary, commencing this Saturday 29th May from 10:45am – 11:30am in the Lady Chapel. Fr James’ urges folk to “keep him busy”.

24 May 2021 : Private Prayer re-introduced

Private Prayer: the church will be open mostly in the mornings every day. On Mondays we will have to close at 2pm. On Sundays the church will be closed all day from the end of Mass. On all the other days it is envisaged being open until 5pm (except Saturdays, when there is Mass at 5:45pm). Please sign in on the record available, to comply with current covid protection practices.

Please see our News Page for changes as they evolve : click here… ….


June 2021

See our News Page (click here … …) for a summary of the arrangements for Mass, and further detail on this week’s bulletin (click here … …) .


Ampleforth Abbey Offices: Mass on normal weekdays is currently celebrated at 08.45pm (Monday to Saturday), 10.00 am (Sunday), in the Abbey. Two Public Masses a week in the Abbey church, limited by numbers, will also be held Sundays at 11.30am, and on Wednesdays at 11.30am. For procedures : click here……. . Over the 2020 Christmas period details of Masses, Offices and Daily retreats from Sunday 20th may be found here … …

For other offices, held privately, and an option “button” for audio live streaming, please click here….. The live streaming is available for long periods, so other offices will also be streamed; check the relevant times with the link on the initial Abbey page.



The Diocesan Adult formation team have kindly provided details of other Masses streamed (video or audio) within the Diocese and beyond, where the list is being updated over time. Please click here … … for details (some direct and others via social media). Some masses at St Wilfrid’s will be in the extra-ordinary form.  10 Jul 2020: This page will also advise public Masses, though limited by number, as information becomes available.


Please pray for :

Those presently infirm or housebound : Sally Agar, Rita Ashbridge, Mary Capaldi, David Craig, Paul Gallagher, Gerry Kelly, and Darren Kennedy; the Sick: Jenny Cook, Murray Grant, Marta Hatfield, Derrick Johnson, Mary Melling, Lt. Comm. Matthew Kiernan, Krystyna Najgrodzka, Vincent O’Donnell, Peter Pottage, Teresa Catherine Powers, Jenny Tomalin-Reeves, Anne Waggott and Tilly (Middlesbrough);

Please also pray for all those for whom this is a particularly difficult time and those who have died recently: Alastair Pocock and Nicholas Wilson; together with those whose Anniversaries occur about this time: Lilian May Maughan, Fr Wilfred McKenzie, Mary Cecilia Redchurch, John William Roe and Bill Scrope.


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