Sacraments

Baptism

The Baptism of St Augustine by St Ambrose by Benito Gozzoli

Holy Eucharist

The Institution of the Eucharist by Joos van Wassenhover

Confirmation

Pentecost by Duccio di Buoninsegna

Confession

Return of the Prodigal Son by Rembrandt

Anointing of the Sick

The Healing of the Cripple and Raising of Tabatha by Masolino da Panocale

Marriage

The Marriage at Cana by Giotto di Bondone

Holy Orders

The Ordination of St Lawrence by Fra Angelico

Holy Mass and Confession

Sunday Mass Times

9.30 am
Sung family Mass (with children’s liturgy)

11.30 am
Mass with hymns

5.00 pm
Quiet Mass

Times of Mass and Confession may vary from time to time, so please check the newsletter.

Weekdays and Saturday Mass Times

Mass times are usually as follows:

10.00 am
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

12.00 noon
Wednesday

Confession (reconciliation and penance)

Sunday 9.00 am – 9.15 am 
before Mass at 9.30 am

Sunday 4.30 pm – 4.50 pm
before Mass at 5.00 pm

Saturday 10.30 am – 11.00 am
after Mass at 10.00 am

and at other times by reasonable request.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 

Thursdays, following the 10.00 am Mass until 12 noon.

Every Sunday at 4.00 pm, except during the month of July & August, or Stations of the Cross during Lent.

High Altar at St Raphael’s at Benediction

Benediction is one of the most beautiful and moving ceremonies in Catholic liturgy.  For full details, see Benediction.

Hymns and Prayers at Benediction written by St Thomas Aquinas:

O Salutaris

O Salutaris Hostia
Quae caeli pandis ostium:
Bella premunt hostilia,
Da robur, fer auxilium.

Uni trinoque Domino
Sit sempiterna gloria,
Qui vitam sine termino
Nobis donet in patria.

Amen.