This Guidance is offered by the Bishops' Conference to the Dioceses of England and Wales as the country moves into Step 4 of the Government's Covid-19 Response Roadmap. This came into effect on Monday, 19 July 2021

Guidance for parishes as lockdown eases

News from Justice & Peace, and Caritas, in the Nottingham Diocese

Public Mass can now take place. Needless to say that we still need to be aware of the need to follow the guidelines that we have in place and to remember to use the hand sanitisers, wear face coverings and maintain the 2 metre social distancing rule. Please remember that you will still need to book to come to Masses using the Diocesan booking system. Details of how to book for Mass can be found on the Diocesan Website by following the link below where you will first need to Sign Up (if
you haven’t already done so) in order to book for Mass.

Mass will be available at The Assumption, Beeston on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and, at St Francis, Long Eaton on Tuesdays, all at 10:00 am. The Sunday obligation continues to be suspended, so if you are unsure about coming along, do not feel under any obligation to do so; and if you or someone in your household, displays symptoms of Covid19, then please do stay at home.

Fratelli Tutti

The God Who Speaks in this time of Coronavirus - a rich treasury of readings, meditations etc to comfort and enrich

"We should all have the humility of certain elderly people who, in church, perhaps because their hearing is no longer acute, recite quietly the prayers they learned as children, filling the nave with whispers. That prayer does not disturb the silence, but testifies their fidelity to the duty of prayer, practised throughout their lives without fail. These practitioners of humble prayer are often the great intercessors in parishes: they are the oaks that from year to year spread their branches to offer shade to the greatest number of people. Only God knows when and how much their hearts have been united to those prayers they recited: surely these people too had to face nights and moments of emptiness. But one can always remain faithful to vocal prayer. It is like an anchor: one can hold on to the rope and remain, faithful, come what may."
extract from
Pope Francis - GENERAL AUDIENCE Wednesday, 21 April 2021 Catechesis on prayer - 30. The vocal prayer




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PARISH PRIEST: Fr. Christopher A Thomas    0115 922 8145 

PARISH DEACON: Rev. Chris Stevens   0115 808 5428 

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The Catholic Bishops' Conference have issued guidance on Celebration of Mass and Confession
This Guidance is offered to the Dioceses of England and Wales as the country moves into Step 4 of the Government's Covid-19 Response Roadmap. This comes into effect on Monday, 19 July 2021.