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Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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July 2020

Saints John Jones and John Wall

Jul 12
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saints John Jones and John Wall’s story These two friars were martyred in England in the 16th and 17th centuries for refusing to deny their faith. John Jones was Welsh. He was ordained a diocesan priest and was twice imprisoned for administering the sacraments before leaving England in 1590. He joined the Franciscans at the age of 60 and returned to England three years later while Queen Elizabeth I was at the height of her power. John ministered to Catholics…

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Daily Readings Sunday 12th July 2020 – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 12
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Sunday 12 July 2020 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 16:15 As for me, in justice I shall behold your face; I shall be filled with the vision of your glory. Collect: O God, who show the light of your truth to those who go astray, so that they may return to the right path, give all who for the faith they profess are accounted Christians the grace to reject whatever is contrary to the…

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Daily Services Sunday 12th July 2020 – FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Jul 12
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saint Henry

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

Saint Henry’s Story (May 6, 972 – July 13, 1024) As German king and Holy Roman Emperor, Henry was a practical man of affairs. He was energetic in consolidating his rule. He crushed rebellions and feuds. On all sides he had to deal with drawn-out disputes so as to protect his frontiers. This involved him in a number of battles, especially in the south in Italy; he also helped Pope Benedict VIII quell disturbances in Rome. Always his ultimate purpose…

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Daily Readings Monday 13th July 2020

Jul 13
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time or Saint Henry  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 16:15 As for me, in justice I shall behold your face; I shall be filled with the vision of your glory. Collect: O God, who show the light of your truth to those who go astray, so that they may return to the right path, give all who for the faith they profess are accounted Christians the grace to reject…

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Daily Services Monday 13th July 2020

Jul 13
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Monday 13th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Mondays

Jul 13
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

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

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha’s Story (1656 – April 17, 1680) The blood of martyrs is the seed of saints. Nine years after the Jesuits Isaac Jogues and John de Brébeuf were tomahawked by Iroquois warriors, a baby girl was born near the place of their martyrdom, Auriesville, New York. Her mother was a Christian Algonquin, taken captive by the Iroquois and given as wife to the chief of the Mohawk clan, the boldest and fiercest of the Five Nations. When she…

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Daily Readings Tuesday 14th July 2020

Jul 14
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Tuesday 14 July 2020 Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time or Saint Camillus of Lellis, Priest Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 16:15 As for me, in justice I shall behold your face; I shall be filled with the vision of your glory. Collect: O God, who show the light of your truth to those who go astray, so that they may return to the right path, give all who for the faith they profess are accounted Christians the grace…

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Daily Services Tuesday 14th July 2020

Jul 14
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Tuesday 14th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Tuesdays

Jul 14
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Christ's Blood on the Cross

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Saint Bonaventure

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

Saint Bonaventure’s Story (1221 – July 15, 1274) Bonaventure: Franciscan, theologian, doctor of the Church, was both learned and holy. Because of the spirit that filled him and his writings, he was at first called the Devout Doctor; but in more recent centuries he has been known as the Seraphic Doctor after the “Seraphic Father” Francis, because of the truly Franciscan spirit he possessed. Born in Bagnoregio, a town in central Italy, as a boy he was cured of a…

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Saint Swithun -Our Parish Patron Saint

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

Saint Swithun’s Story (c. 800 to 2 July 862) The life of St Swithun, an Anglo-Saxon bishop, is rich in legend. A century after his death in 863, he was chosen as patron saint for the Cathedral’s Benedictine monastery. His bones, housed in a splendid reliquary, became famed for their healing powers. His cult lasted until the Reformation, when all traces of his shrine were swept away. The story of St Swithun, our parish’s much-loved Saxon patron saint, combines a…

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Daily Readings Wednesday 15th July 2020

Jul 15
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Wednesday 15 July 2020 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor on Wednesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Sir 15: 5 In the midst of the Church he opened his mouth, and the Lord filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding and clothed him in a robe of glory. Or: Ps 36: 30-31 The mouth of the just man utters wisdom, and his tongue tells forth what is just; the law of his God is…

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Daily Services Wednesday 15th July 2020

Jul 15
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Wednesday 15th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Wednesdays

Jul 15
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Jul 16
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

The Story of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Hermits lived on Mount Carmel near the Fountain of Elijah in northern Israel in the 12th century. They had a chapel dedicated to Our Lady. By the 13th century they became known as “Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.” They soon celebrated a special Mass and Office in honor of Mary. In 1726, it became a celebration of the universal Church under the title of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. For…

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Daily Readings Thursday 16th July 2020

Jul 16
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time or Our Lady of Mount Carmel Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 16:15 As for me, in justice I shall behold your face; I shall be filled with the vision of your glory. Collect: O God, who show the light of your truth to those who go astray, so that they may return to the right path, give all who for the faith they profess are accounted Christians the grace…

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Daily Services Thursday 16th July 2020

Jul 16
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Thursday 16th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Thursdays

Jul 16
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Litany of the Cross

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Saint Francis Solano

Jul 17
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Francis Solano’s Story (March 10, 1549 – July 14, 1610) Francis came from a leading family in Andalusia, Spain. Perhaps it was his popularity as a student that enabled Francis in his teens to stop two duelists. He entered the Friars Minor in 1570, and after ordination enthusiastically sacrificed himself for others. His care for the sick during an epidemic drew so much admiration that he became embarrassed and asked to be sent to the African missions. Instead he…

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Daily Readings Friday 17th July 2020

Jul 17
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Friday 17 July 2020 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 16:15 As for me, in justice I shall behold your face; I shall be filled with the vision of your glory. Collect: O God, who show the light of your truth to those who go astray, so that they may return to the right path, give all who for the faith they profess are accounted Christians the grace to reject whatever is contrary…

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Daily Services Friday 17th July 2020

Jul 17
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Friday 17th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Fridays

Jul 17
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

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Saint Camillus de Lellis

Jul 18
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Camillus de Lellis’ Story (1550 – July 14, 1614) Humanly speaking, Camillus was not a likely candidate for sainthood. His mother died when he was a child, his father neglected him, and he grew up with an excessive love for gambling. At 17, he was afflicted with a disease of his leg that remained with him for life. In Rome he entered the San Giacomo Hospital for Incurables as both patient and servant, but was dismissed for quarrelsomeness after nine…

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Daily Readings Saturday 18th July 2020

Jul 18
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 16:15 As for me, in justice I shall behold your face; I shall be filled with the vision of your glory. Collect: O God, who show the light of your truth to those who go astray, so that they may return to the right path, give all who for the faith they profess are accounted Christians…

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Daily Services Saturday 18th July 2020

Jul 18
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Saturday 18th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Saturdays

Jul 18
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Litany to Our Lady

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Saint Mary MacKillop

Jul 19
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Mary MacKillop’s Story (January 15, 1842 – August 8, 1909) If Saint Mary MacKillop were alive today, she would be a household name. It’s not that she sought the limelight. On the contrary, she simply wanted to serve the poor wherever she found them in her native Australia. But along the way, she managed to arouse the ire of some rather powerful churchmen. One even excommunicated her for a time. Born in Melbourne in 1842, to parents who had emigrated…

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Daily Readings Sunday 19th July 2020 -16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 19
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Sunday 19 July 2020 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 53: 6, 8 See, I have God for my help. The Lord sustains my soul. I will sacrifice to you with willing heart, and praise your name, O Lord, for it is good. Collect: Show favour, O Lord, to your servants and mercifully increase the gifts of your grace, that, made fervent in hope, faith and charity, they may be ever watchful in keeping your…

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Daily Services Sunday 19th July 2020 – SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Jul 19
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saint Apollinaris

Jul 20
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Apollinaris’ Story (d. c. 79) According to tradition, Saint Peter sent Apollinaris to Ravenna, Italy, as its first bishop. His preaching of the Good News was so successful that the pagans there beat him and drove him from the city. He returned, however, and was exiled a second time. After preaching in the area surrounding Ravenna, he entered the city again. After being cruelly tortured, he was put on a ship heading to Greece. Pagans there caused him to be…

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Daily Readings Monday 20th July 2020

Jul 20
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time or Saint Apollinaris, Bishop, Martyr Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 53: 6, 8 See, I have God for my help. The Lord sustains my soul. I will sacrifice to you with willing heart, and praise your name, O Lord, for it is good. Collect: Show favour, O Lord, to your servants and mercifully increase the gifts of your grace, that, made fervent in hope, faith and charity, they may be…

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Daily Services Monday 20th July 2020

Jul 20
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Monday 20th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Mondays

Jul 20
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saint Lawrence of Brindisi

Jul 21
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Lawrence of Brindisi’s Story (July 22, 1559 – July 22, 1619) At first glance, perhaps the most remarkable quality of Lawrence of Brindisi is his outstanding gift of languages. In addition to a thorough knowledge of his native Italian, he had complete reading and speaking ability in Latin, Hebrew, Greek, German, Bohemian, Spanish, and French. Lawrence was born on July 22, 1559, and died exactly 60 years later on his birthday in 1619. His parents William and Elizabeth Russo gave…

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Daily Readings Tuesday 21st July 2020

Jul 21
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, Doctor  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 53: 6, 8 See, I have God for my help. The Lord sustains my soul. I will sacrifice to you with willing heart, and praise your name, O Lord, for it is good. Collect: Show favour, O Lord, to your servants and mercifully increase the gifts of your grace, that, made fervent in hope, faith and…

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Daily Services Tuesday 21st July 2020

Jul 21
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Tuesday 21st July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Tuesdays

Jul 21
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saint Mary Magdalene

Jul 22
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Mary Magdalene’s Story (d. c. 63) Except for the mother of Jesus, few women are more honored in the Bible than Mary Magdalene. Yet she could well be the patron of the slandered, since there has been a persistent legend in the Church that she is the unnamed sinful woman who anointed the feet of Jesus in Luke 7:36-50. Most Scripture scholars today point out that there is no scriptural basis for confusing the two women. Mary Magdalene, that…

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Daily Readings Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Jul 22
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Wednesday 22 July 2020 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: John 20: 17 The Lord said to Mary Magdalene: Go to my brothers and tell them: I am going to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God. Collect: O God, whose Only Begotten Son entrusted Mary Magdalene before all others with announcing the great joy of the Resurrection, grant, we pray, that through her intercession and example we may proclaim the living Christ and…

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Daily Services Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Jul 22
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Wednesday 22nd July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Wednesdays

Jul 22
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saint Bridget of Sweden

Jul 23
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Bridget of Sweden’s Story (c. 1303 – July 23, 1373) From age 7 on, Bridget had visions of Christ crucified. Her visions formed the basis for her activity—always with the emphasis on charity rather than spiritual favors. She lived her married life in the court of the Swedish king Magnus II. Mother of eight children–the second eldest was Saint Catherine of Sweden–Bridget lived the strict life of a penitent after her husband’s death. Bridget constantly strove to exert her good…

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Daily Readings Thursday 23rd July 2020

Jul 23
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 23 July 2020 Saint Bridget of Sweden, Patroness of Europe - Feast Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 51:10 I am like a growing olive tree in the house of God. I trust in the mercy of God, for ever and ever. Or: I despised the kingdom of the world and all worldly finery for love of my Lord, Jesus Christ, whom I have seen, whom I have loved, in whom I have believed, in whom has been my delight.…

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Daily Services Thursday 23rd July 2020

Jul 23
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Thursday 23rd July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Thursdays

Jul 23
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Litany of the Cross

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Saint Sharbel Makhluf

Jul 24
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Sharbel Makhluf’s Story (May 8, 1828 – December 24, 1898 ) Although this saint never traveled far from the Lebanese village of Beka-Kafra where he was born, his influence has spread widely. Joseph Zaroun Makluf was raised by an uncle because his father, a mule driver, died when Joseph was only three. At the age of 23, Joseph joined the Monastery of St. Maron at Annaya, Lebanon, and took the name Sharbel in honor of a second-century martyr. He…

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Daily Readings Friday 24th July 2020

Jul 24
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Friday 24 July 2020 Friday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Charbel Makhlouf, Priest  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 53: 6, 8 See, I have God for my help. The Lord sustains my soul. I will sacrifice to you with willing heart, and praise your name, O Lord, for it is good. Collect: Show favour, O Lord, to your servants and mercifully increase the gifts of your grace, that, made fervent in hope, faith and charity, they…

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Daily Services Friday 24th July 2020

Jul 24
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Friday 24th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Fridays

Jul 24
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

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Saint James the Apostle

Jul 25
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint James the Apostle’s Story (d. 44) This James is the brother of John the Evangelist. The two were called by Jesus as they worked with their father in a fishing boat on the Sea of Galilee. Jesus had already called another pair of brothers from a similar occupation: Peter and Andrew. “He walked along a little farther and saw James, the son of Zebedee, and his brother John. They too were in a boat mending their nets. Then he…

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Daily Readings Saturday 25th July 2020

Jul 25
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saturday 25 July 2020 Saint James, Apostle - Feast Liturgical Colour: Red. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Matthew 4: 18, 21 As he walked by the Sea of Galilee, Jesus saw James the son of Zebedee and John his brother mending their nets and he called them. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, who consecrated the first fruits of your Apostles by the blood of Saint James, grant, we pray, that your Church may be strengthened by his confession of faith and constantly sustained by his…

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Daily Services Saturday 25th July 2020

Jul 25
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Saturday 25th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Saturdays

Jul 25
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Litany to Our Lady

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Saints Joachim and Anne

Jul 26
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saints Joachim and Anne’s Story In the Scriptures, Matthew and Luke furnish a legal family history of Jesus, tracing ancestry to show that Jesus is the culmination of great promises. Not only is his mother’s family neglected, we also know nothing factual about them except that they existed. Even the names Joachim and Anne come from a legendary source written more than a century after Jesus died. The heroism and holiness of these people however, is inferred from the whole…

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Daily Readings Sunday 26th July 2020 – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 26
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Sunday 26 July 2020 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 67: 6-7, 36 God is in his holy place, God who unites those who dwell in his house; he himself gives might and strength to his people. Collect: O God, protector of those who hope in you, without whom nothing has firm foundation, nothing is holy, bestow in abundance your mercy upon us and grant that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may…

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Daily Services Sunday 26th July 2020 – SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Jul 26
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Blessed Antonio Lucci

Jul 27
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Blessed Antonio Lucci’s Story (August 2, 1682 – July 25, 1752) Antonio studied with and was a friend of Saint Francesco Antonio Fasani, who after Antonio Lucci’s death, testified at the diocesan hearings regarding the holiness of Lucci. Born in Agnone in southern Italy, a city famous for manufacturing bells and copper crafts, he was given the name Angelo at baptism. He attended the local school run by the Conventual Franciscans and joined them at the age of 16. Antonio completed…

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Daily Readings Monday 27th July 2020

Jul 27
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Monday 27 July 2020 Monday of week 17 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 67: 6-7, 36 God is in his holy place, God who unites those who dwell in his house; he himself gives might and strength to his people. Collect: O God, protector of those who hope in you, without whom nothing has firm foundation, nothing is holy, bestow in abundance your mercy upon us and grant that, with you as our ruler and guide,…

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Daily Services Monday 27th July 2020

Jul 27
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Monday 27th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Mondays

Jul 27
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saint Leopold Mandic

Jul 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Leopold Mandic’s story Western Christians who are working for greater dialogue with Orthodox Christians may be reaping the fruits of Father Leopold’s prayers. A native of Croatia, Leopold joined the Capuchin Franciscans and was ordained several years later in spite of several health problems. He could not speak loudly enough to preach publicly. For many years he also suffered from severe arthritis, poor eyesight, and a stomach ailment. For several years Leopold taught patrology, the study of the Church…

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Daily Readings Tuesday 28th July 2020

Jul 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Tuesday 28 July 2020 Tuesday of week 17 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 67: 6-7, 36 God is in his holy place, God who unites those who dwell in his house; he himself gives might and strength to his people. Collect: O God, protector of those who hope in you, without whom nothing has firm foundation, nothing is holy, bestow in abundance your mercy upon us and grant that, with you as our ruler and guide,…

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Daily Services Tuesday 28th July 2020

Jul 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Tuesday 28th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Tuesdays

Jul 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Christ's Blood on the Cross

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Saint Martha

Jul 29
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Martha’s Story (b. 1st century) Martha, Mary, and their brother Lazarus were evidently close friends of Jesus. He came to their home simply as a welcomed guest, rather than as one celebrating the conversion of a sinner like Zacchaeus or one unceremoniously received by a suspicious Pharisee. The sisters feel free to call on Jesus at their brother’s death, even though a return to Judea at that time seems almost certain death. No doubt Martha was an active sort…

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Daily Readings Wednesday 29th July 2020

Jul 29
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Wednesday 29 July 2020 Saint Martha on Wednesday of week 17 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Luke 10: 38 Jesus entered a village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. Collect: Almighty ever-living God, whose Son was pleased to be welcomed in Saint Martha’s house as a guest, grant, we pray, that through her intercession, serving Christ faithfully in our brothers and sisters, we may merit to be received by you in the…

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Daily Services Wednesday 29th July 2020

Jul 29
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Wednesday 29th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Wednesdays

Jul 29
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saint Peter Chrysologus

Jul 30
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Peter Chrysologus’ Story (c. 406 – c. 450) A man who vigorously pursues a goal may produce results far beyond his expectations and his intentions. Thus it was with Peter “of the Golden Words,” as he was called, who as a young man became bishop of Ravenna, the capital of the empire in the West. At the time there were abuses and vestiges of paganism evident in his diocese, and these Peter was determined to battle and overcome. His principal…

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Daily Readings Thursday 30th July 2020

Jul 30
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 30 July 2020 Thursday of week 17 in Ordinary Time or Saint Peter Chrysologus, Bishop, Doctor Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 67: 6-7, 36 God is in his holy place, God who unites those who dwell in his house; he himself gives might and strength to his people. Collect: O God, protector of those who hope in you, without whom nothing has firm foundation, nothing is holy, bestow in abundance your mercy upon us and grant that, with…

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Daily Services Thursday 30th July 2020

Jul 30
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Thursday 30th July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Thursdays

Jul 30
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Litany of the Cross

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Jul 31
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s Story (October 23, 1491 – July 31, 1556) The founder of the Jesuits was on his way to military fame and fortune when a cannon ball shattered his leg. Because there were no books of romance on hand during his convalescence, Ignatius whiled away the time reading a life of Christ and lives of the saints. His conscience was deeply touched, and a long, painful turning to Christ began. Having seen the Mother of God in…

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Daily Readings Friday 31st July 2020

Jul 31
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Friday 31 July 2020 Saint Ignatius Loyola, Priest on Friday of week 17 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Phil 2: 10-11 At the name of Jesus, every knee should bend of those in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Collect: O God, who raised up Saint Ignatius of Loyola in your Church to further the greater glory of your…

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Daily Services Friday 31st July 2020

Jul 31
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Friday 31st July 2020 – Month of the Precious Blood – Fridays

Jul 31
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

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August 2020

Saint Alphonsus Liguori

Aug 1
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Alphonse Liguori’s Story (September 27, 1696 – August 1, 1787) Moral theology, Vatican II said, should be more thoroughly nourished by Scripture, and show the nobility of the Christian vocation of the faithful and their obligation to bring forth fruit in charity for the life of the world. Alphonsus, declared patron of moral theologians by Pius XII in 1950, would rejoice in that statement. In his day, Alphonsus fought for the liberation of moral theology from the rigidity of…

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Daily Readings Saturday 1st August 2020

Aug 1
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saturday 1 August 2020 Saint Alphonsus Mary de' Liguori, Bishop, Doctor on Saturday of week 17 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Sir 15: 5 In the midst of the Church he opened his mouth, and the Lord filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding and clothed him in a robe of glory. Or: Ps 36: 30-31 The mouth of the just man utters wisdom, and his tongue tells forth what is just; the law of…

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Daily Services Saturday 1st August 2020

Aug 1
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Saturday 1st August 2020 – Month of The Blessed Sacrament – Saturdays

Aug 1
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Our Lady of Fatima

Month of The Blessed Sacrament & The Immaculate Heart of Mary We know, as Catholics, that we encounter Jesus whenever we go to Mass and experience the Consecration. When wine and bread are transformed into Body and Blood, and we receive Him, we are transformed. It grants a special grace to handle the trials of Christian living. Consecrated hosts are kept in a sacred container called a ciborium that is housed inside the tabernacle. The tabernacle is what we are…

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Saint Eusebius of Vercelli

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

Saint Eusebius of Vercelli’s Story Someone has said that if there had been no Arian heresy denying Christ’s divinity, it would be very difficult to write the lives of many early saints. Eusebius is another of the defenders of the Church during one of its most trying periods. Born on the isle of Sardinia, he became a member of the Roman clergy and is the first recorded bishop of Vercelli in Piedmont in northwest Italy. He is also the first to…

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Daily Readings Sunday 2nd August 2020 – 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Aug 2
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Sunday 2 August 2020 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 69: 2, 6 O God, come to my assistance; O Lord, make haste to help me! You are my rescuer, my help; O Lord, do not delay. Collect: Draw near to your servants, O Lord, and answer their prayers with unceasing kindness, that, for those who glory in you as their Creator and guide, you may restore what you have created and keep safe what you…

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Daily Services Sunday 2nd August 2020 – 18th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Aug 2
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Saint Peter Julian Eymard

Aug 3
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint Peter Julian Eymard’s Story (February 4, 1811 – August 1, 1868) Born in La Mure d’Isère in southeastern France, Peter Julian’s faith journey drew him from being a priest in the Diocese of Grenoble (1834) to joining the Marists (1839) to founding the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (1856). In addition to those changes, Peter Julian coped with poverty, his father’s initial opposition to Peter’s vocation, serious illness, a Jansenistic overemphasis on sin, and the difficulties of getting diocesan…

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Daily Readings Monday 3rd August 2020

Aug 3
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Monday 3 August 2020 Monday of week 18 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 69: 2, 6 O God, come to my assistance; O Lord, make haste to help me! You are my rescuer, my help; O Lord, do not delay. Collect: Draw near to your servants, O Lord, and answer their prayers with unceasing kindness, that, for those who glory in you as their Creator and guide, you may restore what you have created and keep safe…

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Daily Services Monday 3rd August 2020

Aug 3
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Monday 3rd August 2020 – Month of The Blessed Sacrament – Mondays

Aug 3
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Month of The Blessed Sacrament & The Immaculate Heart of Mary We know, as Catholics, that we encounter Jesus whenever we go to Mass and experience the Consecration. When wine and bread are transformed into Body and Blood, and we receive Him, we are transformed. It grants a special grace to handle the trials of Christian living. Consecrated hosts are kept in a sacred container called a ciborium that is housed inside the tabernacle. The tabernacle is what we are…

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Saint John Vianney

Aug 4
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

Saint John Vianney’s Story (May 8, 1786 – August 4, 1859) A man with vision overcomes obstacles and performs deeds that seem impossible. John Vianney was a man with vision: He wanted to become a priest. But he had to overcome his meager formal schooling, which inadequately prepared him for seminary studies. His failure to comprehend Latin lectures forced him to discontinue. But his vision of being a priest urged him to seek private tutoring. After a lengthy battle with…

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Daily Readings Tuesday 4th August 2020

Aug 4
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Tuesday 4 August 2020 Saint John Mary Vianney, Priest on Tuesday of week 18 in Ordinary Time Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 131: 9 Your priests, O Lord, shall be clothed with justice; your holy ones shall ring out their joy. Collect: Almighty and merciful God, who made the Priest Saint John Vianney wonderful in his pastoral zeal, grant, we pray, that through his intercession and example we may in charity win brothers and sisters for Christ and attain…

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Daily Services Tuesday 4th August 2020

Aug 4
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Tuesday 4th August 2020 – Month of The Blessed Sacrament – Tuesdays

Aug 4
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Immaculate Heart of Mary

Month of The Blessed Sacrament & The Immaculate Heart of Mary We know, as Catholics, that we encounter Jesus whenever we go to Mass and experience the Consecration. When wine and bread are transformed into Body and Blood, and we receive Him, we are transformed. It grants a special grace to handle the trials of Christian living. Consecrated hosts are kept in a sacred container called a ciborium that is housed inside the tabernacle. The tabernacle is what we are…

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Dedication of Saint Mary Major Basilica

Aug 5
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom

The Story of the Dedication of Saint Mary Major Basilica First raised at the order of Pope Liberius in the mid-fourth century, the Liberian basilica was rebuilt by Pope Sixtus III shortly after the Council of Ephesus affirmed Mary’s title as Mother of God in 431. Rededicated at that time to the Mother of God, St. Mary Major is the largest church in the world honoring God through Mary. Standing atop one of Rome’s seven hills, the Esquiline, it has…

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Daily Readings Wednesday 5th August 2020

Aug 5
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Wednesday 5 August 2020 Wednesday of week 18 in Ordinary Time or Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance Antiphon: Ps 69: 2, 6 O God, come to my assistance; O Lord, make haste to help me! You are my rescuer, my help; O Lord, do not delay. Collect: Draw near to your servants, O Lord, and answer their prayers with unceasing kindness, that, for those who glory in you as their Creator and guide, you may…

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Daily Services Wednesday 5th August 2020

Aug 5
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Devotion for Wednesday 5th August 2020 – Month of The Blessed Sacrament – Wednesdays

Aug 5
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
Saint Joseph and Jesus Christ

Month of The Blessed Sacrament & The Immaculate Heart of Mary We know, as Catholics, that we encounter Jesus whenever we go to Mass and experience the Consecration. When wine and bread are transformed into Body and Blood, and we receive Him, we are transformed. It grants a special grace to handle the trials of Christian living. Consecrated hosts are kept in a sacred container called a ciborium that is housed inside the tabernacle. The tabernacle is what we are…

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Transfiguration of the Lord

Aug 6
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
transfiguration of the Lord

The Story of the Transfiguration of the Lord All three Synoptic Gospels tell the story of the Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1-8; Mark 9:2-9; Luke 9:28-36). With remarkable agreement, all three place the event shortly after Peter’s confession of faith that Jesus is the Messiah and Jesus’ first prediction of his passion and death. Peter’s eagerness to erect tents or booths on the spot suggests it occurred during the Jewish week-long, fall Feast of Booths. In spite of the texts’ agreement, it…

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Daily Readings Thursday 6th August 2020

Aug 6
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Thursday 6 August 2020 The Transfiguration of the Lord - Feast Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Matthew 17: 5 In a resplendent cloud the Holy Spirit appeared. The Father’s voice was heard: This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased. Listen to him. Collect: O God, who in the glorious Transfiguration of your Only Begotten Son confirmed the mysteries of faith by the witness of the Fathers and wonderfully prefigured our full adoption to sonship, grant, we pray,…

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Daily Services Thursday 6th August 2020

Aug 6
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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