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Ss Alban and Stephen Parish Mission 2015


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Parish Priest Fr TJ (Tom) Plower
Secretary  Ivana Mearns


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Ss Alban and Stephen Parish Mission 2015
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  6.00 pm

Saturday Evening

  8.00 am
Quiet Mass
  9.00 am
at Marshalswick Mass Centre (2 miles away)
  9.30 am
Family Mass
11.30 am A more "high" Mass
  4.00 pm Polish Mass (not every Sunday - refer to bulletin)
  7.00 pm
Folk Mass

10.00 am
Every day
12 noon
at St Albans Abbey (Fridays only)
  7.00 pm
Every day
Italian & Polish Masses

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Masses not in the church

Every Sunday, there is Mass at 9.00am at Marshalswick Mass Centre (at St John Fisher School)

On Fridays at 12 noon, there is Catholic Mass at St Albans Cathedral

Christmas, Easter, etc.

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Ss Alban and Stephen Parish Mission 2015
Parish Mission 2015
10th - 24th October 2015

Our mission is now over, but we'll keep this webpage up - from here you can still see photos and read people's stories & thoughts

but first... we'd like your feedback



The Parish Mission was an opportunity to come together as a Parish and increase our faith. It was led by the Sion Catholic Community for Evangelism and took place over two weeks from Saturday, 10th to Saturday 24th October 2015.
Photos & Stories
Week One – Visiting Week:
10th -17th October
During this week you were welcome to come to the Church or the Prayer Room, Monday to Friday, while the
visits were made. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament took place
Mon-Thu, 10.45am-1pm, 3.30-5.30pm & 6.30-8pm; Fri, 10.45am - 1pm, 3.30-5.30pm. 

Special Service Sunday, 18th October
A special Mission Service for all those who help to make our Parish great was held on Sunday, 18th October at 2.30pm in the Church (additional to the Sunday Masses). Everybody who does any service in the Parish; Mass welcoming, offertory collecting, altar serving, cleaning, choir, reading, flower arranging, marriage preparation, CWL, SVP, First Communion preparation, RCIA support, Eucharistic Ministry.....etc. was invited to attend this Service, followed by refreshments.

Week Two  - Celebration Week
18th -24th October
Early Bird Masses in the Prayer Room, 6.45am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, followed by a light breakfast. Many people came to the Mission Services each evening at 7.30pm (please note that there will be no 7pm Mass during this week). Exposition from 7pm.

Healing Mass: Friday, 23rd October,
At 11am, followed by a light lunch, all were welcome especially

Mission Photos and Filming

The Sion Community took photographs and a film at some of the services These will be used to create promotional material of the Parish Mission for the Sion website and publications such as magazines and newsletters. Some of these are already on our Parish website.  Click here

The photographer is aware of safeguarding issues and was always sensitive of both children and adults when taking photos (and will continue to be in publishing them).

the housebound with family and friends. There was no 10am Mass on this day but many joined in saying the Rosary at 10.25am.

End of Mission – Parish Social Saturday, 24th October
The social, which started at the end of 6pm Mass and went on until around 10.30pm was really well attended. We enjoyed to seeing you there and we thank you for your assistance and support

Mission Timetable

Mission Prayer - we have kept our Mission Prayer here for you

We Pray that the mission will help to make our parish more alive, welcoming and receptive to the transforming power of the Holy Spirit.    

Open our eyes, our ears and our hearts to see, hear and feel the message of the gospel.  Inspire us so that our words and actions
reflect this message of love, hope, salvation, justice and peace.

  St Alban: Pray for us!
  St Stephen: Pray for us!
  Our Lady of the Sacred Heart: Pray for us!

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be everywhere loved, forever!


Mission Poster

Click here to download the poster, and please feel free to use it wherever you would like to

Ss Alban and Stephen Parish Mission 2015
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