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October 2018

Daily Readings Saturday October 13th 2018

Oct 13
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saturday 13 October 2018 Saturday of week 27 in Ordinary Time or Saint Edward the Confessor, King or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon Cf. Est 4: 17 Within your will, O Lord, all things are established, and there is none that can resist your will. For you have made all things, the heaven and the earth, and all that is held within the circle of heaven; you are the Lord of all. Collect Almighty ever-living God,…

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Daily Services Saturday 13th October 2018

Oct 13
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass
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Parish Devotion for October 13th 2018 – Month of Holy Rosary – Saturdays

Oct 13
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Rosary of Our Lady

Month of The Holy Rosary October is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, which is celebrated each year, commemorates the great navy victory of the Christians over the Turks in 1571. At that battle, the Battle of Lepanto, sixty-five thousand men prayed the Rosary for three hours and took part in the Sacraments and Traditional Devotions. And, the Christian army prevailed that day against the Turks, although they were outnumbered by a…

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Saint Callistus I

Oct 14

Saint Callistus I’s Story (d. 223) The most reliable information about this saint comes from his enemy Saint Hippolytus, an early antipope, later a martyr for the Church. A negative principle is used: If some worse things had happened, Hippolytus would surely have mentioned them. Callistus was a slave in the imperial Roman household. Put in charge of the bank by his master, he lost the money deposited, fled, and was caught. After serving time for a while, he was released…

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Daily Readings Sunday October 14th 2018

Oct 14
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Sunday 14 October 2018 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon Ps 129: 3-4 If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand? But with you is found forgiveness, O God of Israel. Collect May your grace, O Lord, we pray, at all times go before us and follow after and make us always determined to carry out good works. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the…

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Daily Services Sunday 14th October 2018 – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Oct 14
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass
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Saint Teresa of Avila

Oct 15

Saint Teresa of Avila’s Story (March 28, 1515 – October 4, 1582) Teresa lived in an age of exploration as well as political, social, and religious upheaval. It was the 16th century, a time of turmoil and reform. She was born before the Protestant Reformation and died almost 20 years after the closing of the Council of Trent. The gift of God to Teresa in and through which she became holy and left her mark on the Church and the…

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Daily Readings Monday October 15th 2018

Oct 15
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Monday 15 October 2018 Monday of week 28 in Ordinary Time (Saint Teresa of Ávila, Virgin, Doctor ) Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon Cf. Ps 41: 2-3 Like the deer that yearns for running streams, so my soul is yearning for you, my God; my soul is thirsting for God, the living God. Collect O God, who through your Spirit raised up Saint Teresa of Jesus to show the Church the way to seek perfection, grant that we may always be…

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Daily Services Monday 15th October 2018

Oct 15
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass
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Parish Devotion for October 15th 2018 – Month of Holy Rosary – Mondays

Oct 15
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
The Cross

Month of The Holy Rosary October is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, which is celebrated each year, commemorates the great navy victory of the Christians over the Turks in 1571. At that battle, the Battle of Lepanto, sixty-five thousand men prayed the Rosary for three hours and took part in the Sacraments and Traditional Devotions. And, the Christian army prevailed that day against the Turks, although they were outnumbered by a…

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