Welcome to Saint Mary’s Church, Harborne, Birmingham, UK.

Order of St. Augustine.

Archdiocese of Birmingham

“Before all else, live together in harmony, being of one mind and one heart on the way to God.”  St. Augustine.

Our Weekly Newsletterhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/letter1.html
Times of Serviceshttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/services.html
Contact St. Mary’shttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/contact.html
Location Maphttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/locationmap.html
Fr. Bernard’s Sunday Homilyhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/homily.html
St. Mary’s Schoolhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/school.html
Organisations, Groups and Activitieshttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/groups.html
Churches Together in Harbornehttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/together.html
History of St. Mary’shttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/history1.html
Your Priests at St. Mary’shttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/priests.html
“Mini Mary’s” Sunday Gospel for Childrenhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/minimarys.html
Today’s Mass Readingshttp://www.universalis.com/mass.htm
Guided Online Tour of  St. Mary’shttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/tour.html


Sunday Children’s Liturgyhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/Organisations/childliturgy.html
RETURN TO FRONT PAGEhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/index.html
St. Mary’s Parish Centrehttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/centre.html
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Daily Prayershttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/prayers.html

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Feature/Thought For This Week:

Click here for a larger version in your browser.http://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/thepoppy.jpg


Click here for more information, and videos, about Remembrance Sunday.http://www.davidsemporium.co.uk/poppies.html

This video is one that you MUST watch.  It includes a reading of the poem 'In Flanders Fields' 

  written by Lt. Col. John McCrae; and the well known excerpt from the poem 'For the Fallen'

             by Laurence Binyon. The graphics and music in this video are truly inspirational!

“In Flanders Fields”.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.
by Lt. Col. John McCrea.
Click here for a large photo of Flanders Fields.http://www.davidsemporium.co.uk/poppyfields.jpg
“For the Fallen”. 
A poem called “For the Fallen” is often read aloud during the ceremony;  the most famous stanza of which reads:
"They shall grow not old,
as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them,
nor the years condemn. 
At the going down of the sun
and in the morning,
We will remember them."
Fourth stanza of 'For the Fallen' by Laurence Binyon (1869 - 1943)

Click here for the National Memorial Arboretum web site.http://www.thenma.org.uk/
Click here to see the video larger in your browser.https://www.youtube.com/embed/6e4jqTF6aks

Remembrance Sunday 2019

You may need to click the centre arrow to start the video.https://www.youtube.com/embed/6e4jqTF6aks
Click here for the “Though For This Week” INDEX.http://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/featureslist03.html