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Quadragesima – Isleworth – Sunday 25th February

We’ll be celebrating Holy Mass of Quadragesima (Lent 1) on Sunday 25th February 2018 at Saint Mary the Virgin, Worton Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6ED. Septuagesima marks the beginning of the Western pre-Lenten season, when we begin to prepare ourselves for Lent.  Terce begins at 11 am followed by Holy Mass around 11.30. Saint Mary the Virgin church is close to Hounslow East on the Piccadilly line and Isleworth train station. Street parking is also available.

Liturgy Dates 2018 at Isleworth

We’ll be celebrating Holy Mass at Saint Mary the Virgin in Isleworth on the following dates.

  • Sunday February 25th 2018 – Quadragesima (Lent 1)
  • Sunday March 25th 2018 – Passion Sunday
  • Sunday April 22nd 2018 – Easter 2
  • Sunday May 20th 2018 – Easter 6
  • Sunday June 24th 2018 – Pentecost 4

Septuagesima – Isleworth – Sunday 4th February

We’ll be celebrating Holy Mass of Septuagesima and remembering the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia on Sunday 4th February at Saint Mary the Virgin, Worton Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6ED. Septuagesima marks the beginning of the Western pre-Lenten season, when we begin to prepare ourselves for Lent.  Terce begins at 11 am followed by Holy Mass around 11.30. Saint Mary the Virgin church is close to Hounslow East on the Piccadilly line and Isleworth train station. Street parking is also available.

Christmas at St Mary’s in Isleworth

We’ll be celebrating Christmas on Sunday 7th January at Saint Mary the Virgin, Worton Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6ED. Terce begins at 11 am followed by Holy Mass around 11.30. Saint Mary the Virgin church is close to Hounslow East on the Piccadilly line and Isleworth train station. Street parking is also available.

Publication of the ROCOR Orthodox Missal

After three years of trial use, the Orthodox Missal according to the Use of the Holy Orthodox Church will be printed very soon. The compilation of this missal has been a huge undertaking by Abbot David (Colburn), and its publication will be a significant milestone in the life and development of the ROCOR Western Rite Communities. Anyone interested in purchasing a copy should contact Father Mark Rowe or Abbot David. Please see the flyer below for more details.

Missal Details

St Edmund’s Feast Day Pilgrimage – December 3rd

There will be a Western Rite pilgrimage to Saint Andrew’s Church in Greensted, Essex on Sunday 3rd December 2017 – being Saint Edmund’s Feast Day on the Church Calendar. Saint Edmund, King of East Anglia, and England’s first patron saint, was martyred in 869 AD.

St Edmund Pilgrimage Flyer

Saint Andrew’s is the oldest extant wooden church in the world and the body of Saint Edmund rested here in 1013 on his way to Bury St. Edmunds for burial. We will meet in the church at 12.30; Holy Mass will begin at around 1 pm; and Mass will be followed by the Litany of the Saints.

The map below shows the location of the church: St. Andrews Church, Church Lane, Greensted- juxta- Ongar, Essex. CM5 9LD.

 

Sunday 12th November – Isleworth

We’ll be celebrating Holy Mass of the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost on Sunday 12th November at Saint Mary the Virgin, Worton Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6ED. Terce begins at 11 am followed by Holy Mass around 11.30. Saint Mary the Virgin church is close to Hounslow East on the Piccadilly line and Isleworth train station. Street parking is also available. Click on the link below for the Propers of the day.

Pentecost 23 Propers

New Vicar General for the ROCOR Western Rite Communities

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, the current-serving Dean of the ROCOR Western Rite Communities; the Archpriest Mark Rowe, has been installed as the Vicar-General for the ROCOR Western Rite Communities. The announcement was made on October 10th, 2017 at the 2017 Annual ROCOR Western Rite Conference and Retreat in Mt. Alvernia, New York. The Vicar General’s responsibilities will extend over all Western Rite missions and parishes in the United States and abroad.

 

 

Sunday 15th October – Isleworth

We’ll be celebrating Holy Mass of the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost on Sunday 15th October at Saint Mary the Virgin, Worton Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6ED. Terce begins at 11 am followed by Holy Mass around 11.30. Saint Mary the Virgin church is close to Hounslow East on the Piccadilly line and Isleworth train station. Street parking is also available. Click on the link below for the Propers of the day.

19th Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday 17th September – Isleworth

We’ll be celebrating Holy Mass of the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost on Sunday 17th September at Saint Mary the Virgin, Worton Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6ED. Terce begins at 11 am followed by Holy Mass around 11.30. Saint Mary the Virgin church is close to Hounslow East on the Piccadilly line and Isleworth train station. Street parking is also available. Click on the link below for the Propers of the day.

15th Sunday after Pentecost