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St Albans, Herts, AL1 3RB

Phone: 01727 853585
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Parish Priest Fr TJ (Tom) Plower
         

           
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SUNDAY MASSES
         
Saturday Evening

 
6.00 pm
 
Vigil Mass

Sunday
  8.00 am
 
Quiet Mass
 
9.00 am
 
Mass at Marshalswick Mass Centre (2 miles away)
 
9.30 am
 
Family Mass
 
11.30 am  
A more "high" Mass
 
4.00 pm  
Polish Mass (but not every Sunday - refer to bulletin)
 
7.00 pm
 
Folk Mass
             
WEEKDAY MASSES
          
 
10.00 am
 
Every day
 
12 noon
 
Mass at St Albans Abbey (Fridays only)
 
7.00 pm
 
Every day
             
ITALIAN & POLISH MASSES
 
There is a Polish Mass in our church two Sundays per month. Click here for details

Currently there are no Italian Masses in the parish, but this may change in due course

             
MASSES NOT AT CHURCH
 

             
CHRISTMAS & EASTER MASSES


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The PPC
PPC Priority Group 2
Justice & Peace & The Integrity of Creation Group ("JPIC")


This is the home page for the Justice & Peace & The Integrity of Creation Group,
one of the current five Priority Groups within our PPC (Parish Pastoral Council).

           
What we are   JPIC, formerly known as the Justice & Peace Group, is concerned for the world around us, and, inspired by the teachings of Jesus, the Gospels and by the social teaching of the Church, our role is to decide collectively on initiatives and actions

Affliliations We are a part of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart ("MSC") JPIC, we are linked to the National Justice & Peace Network and we have very strong links with the Justice & Peace group in Tamworth.

Who we are  
JPIC currently consists of ten people who meet monthly to discuss our concerns for the world. Our chair is currently Anne Romain, and we welcome new members

Where and When do we meet   The JPIC
meets in the Parish Centre at 8pm on the third Thursday of every month and everyone is always welcome.

Accountability Like all PPC Priority Groups, the JPIC is accountable to the PPC, and one of the JPIC members will attend, and report to PPC meetings on a monthly basis.

Annual Report - click here to download a copy of the report we submitted to the PPC/Parish Assembly in June 2017

         
Some upcoming events

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We are organizing a collection for the weekend of 19th/20th August for the small Catholic Worker House in Calais looking after young refugees.
 

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Each year we contribute to the Parish Lenten Stations of the Cross by producing the material for one of the Saturday mornings.  Following contact with Fr Johnny of Nablus in Palestine, we have created and shared our stations of the cross with the women of Nablus.

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We contribute to Cafod campaigns. Recently we held a Rich Man Poor Man supper, a Bread & Soup supper with the showing of the film “I, Daniel Blake”. Our next Soup & Film supper in support of CAFOD will be on Saturday 7th October.

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Each year in November we hold a study day on a topical issue, such as a Papal encyclical, for example the extraordinary ‘Laudato Si’. For this year’s study day on Saturday 11th November we are planning to look at aspects of non-violent communication.

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We participate in many activities to try and build community, such as with Open Door and Centre 33, St Albans Sustainability Week, St Albans food banks, Fairtrade, Bakhita and Tiplyang.
               
To find out more 

  -  Click here (this link coming soon) to find out more about us; or

  -  You're welcome to come along to our next meeting; or

  -  You can contact us through the PPC e-mail address (ppc@albanstephen.com);

  -  Speak to any PPC member after any Mass, and ask themn to arrange that one of us gives you a call; or

  -  You can visit our stall at the Parish Open Weekend on 9th/10th September
         
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