Monday, February 14, 2011

First Solemn High Mass of newly ordained Fr Matthew McCarthy, FSSP

Advance warning! I shall be attending the ordination itself, in Denton, Nebraska, the previous weekend.

On Saturday 28th May 2011, 3pm, at St James’s Church, Spanish Place, 22 George Street, London W1U 3QY - kindly welcomed by Parish Priest Fr Christopher Colven - newly ordained English priest Fr Matthew McCarthy, FSSP will offer his first Solemn High Mass back in England (in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman rite).

All diocesan and religious clergy welcome (choir dress).

FSSP seminarians and priests will be in attendance.

After Mass, Fr McCarthy will give individual First blessings.

Refreshments will follow.

· Nearest underground: Baker Street, Bond Street.

· Nearest car park: Welbeck Street Mscp, 74-77 Welbeck Street, London W1G 0BB. N.B. NO Congestion Charge on week-ends in London.

Please come and give thanks for a new English priest (formed according to the usus antiquior) and meet future FSSP priests on formation.


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    Just to let everyone know Fr Matthew McCarthy will also offer a sung Mass
    in the ancient form at St Mary Magdalen,s Catholic Church, Leyland Road,
    Penwortham Preston Lancashire o Sunday June 5th @ 8.15! followed by
    Everyone welcome,especially clergy.

  2. pm

    apologies.I should have made it clear Fr Matthew,s Mass in Penwortham in
    Preston ion June 5th is at 8.15 on Sunday morning!