Our church continues to be open for public worship

National Lockdown rules, following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4th January 2021 of a further national lockdown regarding places of worship, is as follows: –

“You can leave home to attend or visit a place of worship for communal worship, a funeral or event related to a death, a burial ground or a remembrance garden or to attend a wedding ceremony. You should follow the guidance on the safe use of places of worship and must not mingle with anyone outside of your household or support bubble when attending a place of worship.”

Here at Stella, we will continue to follow the government’s instructions day-by-day and adhere closely to our parish risk assessment. Our church will therefore continue to be open for both the celebration of Holy Mass and for private prayer.

See below for the readings and the Parish Bulletin for the 3rd Sunday of Lent, which includes further information with regards First Holy Communion and Confirmations. See below this for photos of the newly tarmacked garden car park.

Garden car park
Garden car park

Bereavement Service

On 14th November a bereavement service gave us an opportunity to pray for our deceased relatives and friends. Parishioners lit candles from the Easter candle and placed them on the high altar.