ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISH OF ST JAMES AND ST WILLIAM OF YORK

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“Making disciples of Jesus Christ and building a vibrant community of joyful missionaries…”

Merry Christmas to all and a Happy New 2019

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‘LAUDATO SI’ LEAFLET ON BIODIVERSITY

Today we are invited to a change of heart, to help to restore and maintain the beauty of God’s creation in all it’s diverse forms. We are asked to stop and think as to what we are buying and what we are throwing away. Where you live is nature’s habitat being forgotten...

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OUR VISION

St James Catholic church

St James Church is built within the ruins of the great Benedictine Abbey. Today we continue the practice of the monks to celebrate the Sacred Liturgy in Word and Sacrament. The church was built between 1837 and 1840, the architect was A W Pugin. On 14th December 2012 the community celebrated a Mass of Thanks giving on the 175th Anniversary of the Laying of the Foundation Stone and completion of the recent restoration work in the church.

SUNDAY 13th JANUARY 2019

THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

MASS TIMES: 11:00 AM

(This ends the Christmas season). We hear of another revelation and the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry after he had been immersed in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. We will renew our own Baptismal promises at all Masses.

MAGNIFICAT CONNECT GROUP to meet after 6pm Mass in Barberi Room.

FOLK GROUP at 11am Masses.

LAUDATO SI ACTION GROUP launch 4th leaflet on Biodiversity.

CONFIRMATION session at 12.15pm at St James.

TAMIL MASS ay 5pm (Rosary at 4.30pm).

St william of york catholic church

Welcome to St. William of York Church, Reading. We hope you feel as blessed in your visit to our place of worship as we are to have you come to see us. Acquaint yourself with our Church and all that makes it our place of worship and reflection.

The church was built in 1906 by Father William le Grave, a retired Army chaplain who had volunteered to do missionary work.

SUNDAY 13th JANUARY 2019

THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

MASS TIMES: 9:00 AM

(This ends the Christmas season). We hear of another revelation and the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry after he had been immersed in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. We will renew our own Baptismal promises at all Masses.

FOLK GROUP meet at 9am

LAUDATO SI ACTION GROUP launch 4th leaflet on Biodiversity.

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St James Reading Church

Abbot's Walk,
Reading, RG1 3HW,
ENGLAND
Tel: (44) 01189 574171

St William of York Church

46 Upper Redlands Road,
Reading, RG1 5JP,
ENGLAND
Tel: (44) 01189 574171

St James and St William of York, Reading Parish is part of the Diocese of Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Roman Catholic Diocesan Trust Registered charity 246871

email: stjames@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk

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