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

Order of St. Augustine.

Archdiocese of Birmingham

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

INDEX

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
A few more pages and links...http://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/morelinks.html
Daily Prayershttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/prayers.html

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

Regular Events and Meetings at St. Mary’s.http://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/newsletter.pdf
   Please see “Times of Services” on left index for up-to-date information about Public and LIVE-streamed Masses, and Private Prayer at St. Mary’s.

 Click here for our weekly newsletter with up-to-date information, Parish  
                                 news, notices, events and Sunday Liturgy.http://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/newsletter.pdf

The following regular events are continuing during the present Covid-19 pandemic:

Vivian Road Pre-School: 9.00am-3.00pm, for children 2 1/2 to school-age funding available. For further details, contact Andrea on 07732 908194.

Mothers Rosary Group Online: “Supporting each other through this COVID Crisis”. 
Please click here for more up-to-date information.http://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/Organisations/mothersprayers.html

Interested in the Catholic Faith?

The About Being Catholic course begins in St Mary’s Church on Thursday 24th September at 7.30pm, - with Fr John explaining everything Catholic that you  can see in a Catholic Church: statues, kneelers, Holy Water, Crucifix, candles, Confessional…..plus the priest’s vestments. Just turn up, even bring someone with you.  The ABC program will then continue each Thursday through to Easter and Pentecost, with an explanation, or demonstration, of all Catholic beliefs and practices, - one each Thursday. Full programme available from parishpriest@saintmarysharborne.org.uk  PS: no pressure, but for those who decide to become Catholic, that can happen at the Easter Vigil Mass 2022!

ALL the following are CANCELLED until further notice....http://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/newsletter.pdf
           Regular Weekly Events, Masses, and Meetings etc. follow below:
                    (For dates of Holydays of Obligation please see Times of Services on the left index.)

Find St. Mary’s Church on Facebook at www.facebook.com/st.marysharborne. <<Click here.           

Sundays....
Mass at 8.00am, 9.30am - Children’s Liturgy during Term Time - see Weekly Newsletter, 11.00am and 5.00pm (See Weekly Newsletter for regular monthly YO Youth Masses.)

“Mini Mary’s”:
is available for children as a guide to this week’s Gospel for the younger children. Please click HERE to download and/or print off, then please BOOKMARK the page as a new “Mini Mary’s” is available every weekend.

Need a lift to Mass? Please contact Geoff Dickinson on 0121 427 5288.

Youth Group: 
The Youth Group meets every fortnight during term-time. Please see newsletter for dates and times.

Fr. Bernard’s Sunday Homily: 
Every Sunday evening Fr. Bernard’s Homily (when given) is published on this web site for you to read over and reflect upon. Please click HERE for the most recent Homily. (Also a link to Fr. John’s Homilies.)

Special Feature web page:
Each week we aim to highlight a Special Feature that is connected to our web site or is Church-related and this page is updated every Friday with the Newsletter. If you would like to see this week’s Special Feature page then please click HERE.

Mondays....
Mass at 8.30am and 12noon.

Monday Meditation Group: (No meditation Group until Monday 3rd. September.)
Please join us every Monday at 9.00am in term time. Just press the intercom bell at the Priory front door, go into the Prayer Room and enjoy some peaceful prayer and meditation.

Tuesdays....
Mass at 8.30am and 12noon.

Tuesday Club:
This club no longer meets.

Wednesdays....
Mass at 8.30am and 12noon.

The Wednesday Prayer Group now meets at the St. Rose of Lima Church, Weoley Castle, every Wednesday evening at 8.00pm.

Thursdays....
Mass at 8.30am and 12noon.

Knitting Group (knit and natter):
Meets in the every Thursday in the Priory Conference Room, through the Priory front door. Everyone is very welcome. Many items have been made for babies, children, refugees and the homeless. Teddies have been sent to the Gambia for a Nursery. We would be very grateful for any donations of wool to help us continue this work. The group meets from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Thank you, Marjorie, Kath and Jenny.

About Being Catholic:
The ABC programme meets at 7.30pm in the Parish Centre. Please see the Newsletter for dates. times and topics.

Fridays....
Mass at 8.30am and 12noon.

EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: 
Every Friday, one hour’s Adoration from10.30 to 11.30am. 
On the first Friday of each month Benediction and Devotions will be celebrated by a priest - at 11.30am. The Hour’s Adoration and the First  Friday Benediction is to pray for Vocations.

Saturdays....
Mass at 12noon. Vigil of Sunday Mass at 6.00pm. 

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: 
On request and on Saturdays from 10.30am to 11.30am and also from
4.30pm to 5.30pm.

                                                                         OTHER EVENTS AND NOTICES:


Can’t get to Mass?:
The Augustinians of St. Augustine's Priory, Washington Street, Cork, broadcast a live TV Mass every weekday at 4pm. The web site that organises this also has a long list of other live Masses throughout the day, 7 days a week. For more information please click this link HERE.

Vivian Road Pre-School: 
9.00am-3.00pm, for children 2 1/2 to school age - funding available. For further details, contact Andrea on 07732 908194.

Pray and Play:
is a rosary prayer group of parents with preschool babies and children. We meet once a week, on a Wednesday, in the comfort of our homes with lots of toys and snacks for prayer and play. It's a lovely way to meet other families with little ones and to pray together. We currently have a few spaces available in the group and wondered if you would like to join us/try it out? If yes, then please contact Fran Lee by email: Francisca_gb@yahoo.co.uk or by  telephone (07718 997074). We look forward to hearing from you!


Going Into Hospital?: 

Going into QE Hospital/Women’s, for non-Covid treatment? Please notify Fr John through our Parish Office in advance, thus sparing the duty priest for that day. Fr Charles has retired as Chaplain to QE/Women’s/St Mary’s Hospice after 7 dedicated years and is now preparing to become a Chaplain to the Navy. We cannot thank him enough for his years of prompt service. In emergencies, please phone the Hospital Chaplaincy landline - 0121 371 4568 (not the switchboard), leaving a message with patient’s name and ward. 

“Catholic Singles” is an organisation which helps single, widowed, separated and divorced Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet, either one to one or through social events. All members receive a monthly bulletin called Catholic Networking. For more information please tel 0161 941 3498, visit the website www.catholicsingles.org.uk or email info@catholicsingles.org.uk.

Preet Gill, our MP, has her surgeries the first Friday of every month. Harborne's is 6.30-7.30pm at Lordswood Girls' School (B17 8QB).

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