The Youth Ministry Team look forward to welcoming this year’s confirmation candidates to these 1 day retreats which are part of the Confirmation Programme this year. We trust that the candidates will have a great day!

A yummy lunch will be provided!

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All are welcome to join in this annual diocesan pilgrimage to Glastonbury. Booking opens 21st May. More details to follow.

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Please see the notice in the church porch regardng this event. All are welcome. Proceeds to Holy Rood Church Building Fund.

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Follow this link to read about the liturgies of Holy Week and see below for services at Holy Rood.

Divine Office week beginning Monday 10th April

Morning Prayer on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday morning at 8.30am and on Wednesday at 8am.

Evening Prayer on Monday to Wednesday at 5pm

Night Prayer on Thursday at 10.15pm

Office of readings and Morning Prayer on Saturday at 10am

Triduum Celebrations

Holy Thursday 13th April, 7.30pm: 

Evening Mass of the Last supper, with watch until 11pm.

Good Friday 14th April:

10am Stations of the Cross

3pm Celebration of the Passion of the Lord, with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion

Holy Saturday, 15th April:

10am: Office of Readings and Morning Prayer

8pm -10pm: Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday 16th April: He is risen, Alleluia!

Masses as usual, but no music at 5.30pm mass.

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All are welcome to come and celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ ….

Christmas Eve, Saturday 24th December, masses at:

5pm – with singing and a few carols before mass, led by the New Life Choir

7pm – also with organ led singing

10.30pm – with traditional carols

Christmas Day, Sunday 25th December, masses are at:


9.30 am with music and singing led by the 9.30 choir and musicians

11am with singing led by the 11 o’clock choir

Happy Christmas!


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