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Bienvenue Merhba Vîtáme vás Benvenuti Witamy Willcommen Vitajte to.......
....... St Peter-in-Chains Parish Church,
(the home of the Shrine of Our Lady of Doncaster) ,
from Fr. Gus O'Reilly, Fr. Kieran Fletcher,
Fr. Joseph Aylookunnel and Fr. Jerzy Prucnal
Mass is said every day of the week in the church, except Tuesday and Friday when it is said at the Convent and Maridon Centre, (sub,ject to holiday closures) respectively.
There are three Sunday Masses and a Polish Vigil Mass. Additional Masses are said on Holy days.
Follow this link to the detailed timetable.
Ash Wednesday at St Peter's Ash Wednesday, 5th March, marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. Mass will be celebrated at St Peter's at 12.15pm 5.30 in Polish and at 7.00pm along with the distribution of Ashes.
View the latest Parish News as contained
in the published Weekly Bulletin, here
August sees the Centenary of the beginning of World War One. St Peter’s will comemorate those who died in the conflict throughout the year. Of particular significance, together with the Council’s Museums Service we are looking at the possibility of an archaeological dig on land behind the Church buildings.
We are now on Twitter. Follow events and get up to date information about St Peter's from our account.
Our 'Holy Hour' takes place every Thursday evening in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, between 7.00 and 8.00 pm. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed and we are able to honour the Holy Eucharist and to spend a quiet prayerful time with Jesus. All are welcome, so please join us!
The Hallam Diocese takes a group of pilgrims to Lourdes each year.
Places are limited, so early booking is advisable.
Augustine Christopher O'Reilly
was ordained at
Holy Trinity Cathedral Waterford.
this milestone with Fr Gus
Solemnity of Our Lady of Doncaster.
DEANERY "PARISHES OF HOPE" INITIATIVE
St Peter's Parish has a number of active groups involved
in church based activities as well as the wider community
St Peter's has an active Social Committee, who organise and run events for the enjoyment of parishioners and to help raise funds for the church.
If you are interested in helping or just wish to find out about forthcoming activities, please follow this link.
WHY NOT JOIN?
There is a long tradition of generous support for Life, both nationally and locally from the members of St Peter's parish. Please follow this link to find out more...
The St Peter-in -Chains St Vincent de Paul Conference's recent offers help to those in need. Please follow tis link to learn more...
It also incorporates a chapel for silent prayer,
where Mass is said every Friday at noon.
Next door is the Maridon Bookshop, open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10.00am to 3.00pm.
In the medieval period the Shrine of Our Lady of Doncaster
was one of the most famous Marion Shrines in all England
and was the principal Shrine dedicated to Our Lady in Yorkshire.
A sacred sensor y garden, dedicated to Our Lady,
has been created alongside the Shrine of Our Lady of Doncaster.
THE REPUTED MIRACLE OF 1524
to the intercession
of Our Lady of Doncaster
St. Francis Xavier and St. Peter's Catholic Primary schools
are both situated within the Parish ,
secondary level education is provided by
the McAuley Catholic High School.
The McAuley Catholic High School Board of Governors is proposing that the school converts to Academy status. This will mean leaving local authority control and receiving funding directly from central government. Follow the link to see the School's letter to paarents\cares dated 21st January 2014 on the subject.
who have served within the parish over recent times.
Following on from recent pilgrimages, and as part of our parish's continuing programme of arranging visits to the holy places connected to our own Sacred Garden our next visit was to Lichfield and Repton
Following on from the pilgrimage to Lichfield and Repton, and as part of our parish's continuing programme of arranging visits to the holy places connected to our own Sacred Garden members of the Parish visited Glastonbury, Kenilworth and Evesham in early September 2012.
A small collection of photographs capturing the 'moment' of different but very significant events in the life of our parish.
in the church hall following
last years First Communion Mass
the Feast day of St Francis of Assisi, we recognise the Saint's love for all creation and animals in particular.
This has become a regular and sucessful event at
St Peters over the last few years. Please do try and join us together with your pet(s).
The tradition of providing Christmas dinner for the Homeless at St Peter's continued this year. The meal was prepared and served by members of various local churches, with a sizeable contingent from our own parish.
The 1st August 1867 saw the solemn opening of the first Catholic Church to be seen in Doncaster since the Reformation. On that occasion, the Bishop of Beverley, the Rt. Rev. R. Cornthwaite, sang Pontifical High Mass before a crowded congregation and afterwards was guest of honour at a luncheon in ...
... In An English Country Garden
Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been elected Pope.
The new Pontiff, who chose the name Pope Francis, is the first Latin American every to become Roman Pontiff, and the first Jesuit.
The Argentine cardinal was elected on the 5th ballot of the conclave, ...
Francis: Do Not Get Used To Behavior That Anaesthetises The Heart
This morning the Holy Father celebrated the general audience with 30,000 faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. Pope Francis dedicated this Ash Wednesday's catechesis to the Lenten journey of forty days ...