St Francis of Assisi Parish in Shefford


Heavenly Father, I praise you and give you thanks for the gift of eternal life, which I experience today in my relationship with Jesus, my Lord and Saviour, and with the Holy Spirit, poured out anew on Pentecost.

DAILY SPIRITUAL EXERCISE
This Spiritual Exercise is recommended by Canon Bennie and Deacon Peter


PASTORAL LETTER FROM BISHOP DAVID

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. These words of the Apostle Paul root us firmly where we belong, in the grace and peace of God. Things are not turning out as we may have imagined, even a few weeks ago now, and this is not the letter I had hoped to send you as my first communication with you! It is unfortunate that the episcopal ordination took place as it were, behind closed doors . . . read more

OUR CHURCH IS NOW CLOSED UNTIL THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS HAS EASED SUFFICIENTLY TO ALLOW US TO CONTINUE OUR WORSHIP TOGETHER.
Do note that you can watch various masses on the internet when they take place. See the St Peter's Church website for some examples.

And the Diocese has some Resources for Holy Week at Home


The Roman Catholic Parish of Shefford and surrounding villages, St Francis's is part of the Diocese of Northampton.

We warmly invite you and your family to come and worship with us at any of our Sunday or weekday services. You would also be very welcome at our wide range of organisations, activities and social events – for all ages. Please see the Newsletter for the latest information.
Priest: Canon Bennie Noonan
Deacon: Reverend Peter Hyde
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Email:
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Address:
25 High Street
Shefford
SG17 5DD

The Catholic Faith

If you would like to consider becoming a Roman Catholic, please contact Deacon John or Canon Bennie for further details. Individual and group preparations continue over several months.

Banner: St Francis preaching to the birds, by Giotto.

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