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Daily Services Wednesday 26th February 2020 – ASH WEDNESDAY

Feb 26

DJ photo and Fr Marcin Mass
9:00am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament St Swithun's Church
9:30am to 9:55am Confessions St Swithun's Church
10:00am Ash Wednesday Holy Mass - (with distributing the ashes) St Swithun's Church
11:00am We Pray the Rosary and Daily Devotions St Swithun's Church
6:00pm Ash Wednesday Holy Mass - (with distributing the ashes) St Swithun's Church
7:00pm Ash Wednesday Holy Mass in Polish - (with distributing the ashes) St Swithun's Church
Diocesan Feast: Wednesday 26th February 2020 BEGINNING OF THE SEASON OF LENT
Daily Readings: Joel 2:12-18,Psalm 50(51):3-6 12-14 17,2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2,Matthew 6:1-6 16-18
Saints of the Day: Saint Maria Bertilla Boscardin
Diocesan Prayer: Diocesan Prayer: The grace to keep a good Lent
National Prayer: Pope Francis Prayer Intentions February 2020 - Listen to the Migrants’ Cries - We pray that the cries of our migrant brothers and sisters, victims of criminal trafficking, may be heard and considered.
Parish Intentions: WEDNESDAY 26-02-2020 9.00am Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament 10.00am + John Bernard Bullock RIP 11.00am The Holy Rosary & Devotions 6.00pm For All Parishioners 7.00pm + Jan Drabik RIP
Prayers for the sick: Please pray for those who are ill especially:  Jo Cutler; Robert Steward, Louie Muscat, Tony & Julie Duffy, Brian Girling, Shelia Langford; Catherine Morgan, Pam Brown Ward, for all the children suffering and their poor families with them Aidan Molloy, David Shields, Bob Guy, Ms Sini Chacko, Kathleen & Kevin Jones, Heidi Badnell, Rosemary Devonald, Dominic, Carol Langsford, Patricia Ward, Stan Whitnell, Patrick McCreesh, Eddie Coppani, Tony Denny, Betty Foster, Bobby, Eileen Stewart, Joan Smith, John Williams, Margaret Bager, Fred Vuksani, Tom & Lily, Greta Kemp, Magda K, Mary Wallis, Micheline Thompson, Pat Needham, Margaret Badger, Anne Sullivan, Josephine Butler.
Prayers for the dead: And all whose anniversaries occur at this time: 23rd February 2020:  Jo Wheeler, Shirley Parker, Dennis William Johnson, Carmen Muscat, Vincent O'Beirne, Henrietta Brady, Harry Restall, Joan Mary Gillespie, Mark Turness, Eveline Connors, Ellen Mary Morgan, Beatrice M Booth, Ida Frazier, Sadie Davey, Kathleen Thompson, Ivy Evelyn Looker, Edith Glenys Gregory, Florence Nelus, Elizabeth Merrett, Elizabeth Morgan, Nellie Bailey, Joseph Maile, James Prest, Lauren Suzanne Marriott, Peter Garrison, John Bernard Bullock, Frances Vassey, Edith Brotherton, Alfred Limbrick, Ellen Ryan, Albert Head, Jenny D Lambert, Alfred Randolf Knagg, Elizabeth Mary Merrett, Thomas Charles Harrison, Monica Collings, Edna Grace Hanvey, Peter George Graves, Eileen Gavan, Margaret Mary Harper, Mildred Wilkins, Josephine Margaret Davis, Bridget Irene Collings, Marion Madden, David Chappell, Beatrice House, William Mullins, Maurice Phillipson, Joanna Kingston, James Healy, Winifred Frances Mason, Loreta Newnham, James Smith, Jane Fitzwilliams, Angela Barden, Lilian Morris, Valerie Willis, William Anderson, Bridget Harrison, Bridget Harrigan, Eileen Mary Florence Emma Spencer, Christine Sheila Haggar and Ian Alfred Charles Langford, ,Lizzie and Patrick McSharry ,Gemma Litchfield and Jozef Michalczuk.

May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed through the Mercy of God rest in peace. Amen n
Diocese Intentions: Diocesan Prayer: The grace to keep a good Lent

[the Alleluia is entirely omitted in this season; the Gloria, and in the Office, Te Deum, restricted to solemnities and feasts] ASH WEDNESDAY, Day of Fasting & Abstinence (Psalter Week 4) [Divine Office vol. 2] At Morning Prayer the Psalms and Canticle of Friday Week 3 may be used Mass Proper, Preface Lent lll-IV Blessing and D1stribution of Ashes after the Gospel & Homily; the Blessing and D1stribution of Ashes may take place outside Mass, preferably in the context of a Liturgy of the Word


St Swithun’s Church
105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
023 9282 8305


Father Marcin
02392 828305