With the wider opening of the Church a strong cleaning regime is extremely important in these Covid times. To date we have relied heavily on the good will of those who have volunteered to be stewards. However, we are now looking to open the Church for more services from September onwards. To do this, we need more volunteer stewards for the Masses including Sunday and volunteer cleaners who would be available on a weekly rota basis on a Tuesday, or a Thursday or a Saturday.
We are now using Church Services TV to show masses and other services as appropriate online (both live and recorded). To view a mass or other service please click Mass Online on our website as normal. This will take you to the mass Player. Just click on the button to view the mass. If you want to view services recorded up to August 2020 then please click on the Mass Archive button on our website home page.
We have changed the lock on the main Becket Centre doors and introduced digital locks to the print Room and Clare Room Store. If you currently have keys assigned to you for approved purposes and wish to continue, please contact the parish office by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange an appointment to receive the new keys etc. Please note that we are working on plans for the potential reopening of the Centre in the not too distant future.
We know the many reasons – educational, social, psychological, and emotional – why your children need to go to school. We share your anxieties and pray for their safety. It is just as essential that your children and you now come back regularly to mass. We have in place most elaborate precautions. The dangers in church are far less than the complications of a school. We have been fortunate to enjoy streaming of masses in the pandemic. But mass is not for spectators. It i