Our Lady's Church, Chesham Bois
A reader wanted to let people know that there have are some changes to the provision of the usus antiquior in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. I'm happy to pass on this information for the convenience of those who live in the area:
Chesham Bois, Church of Our Lady, Amersham Road, Bucks: Sunday 10am
From the LMS Beds Hertfordshire Area & Northampton Diocese current newsletter)
“The Mass at Chesham Bois is continuing, on a week by week basis, but, owing to the death of the parish priest (Fr Davenport), the future of this Sunday Mass is a little uncertain.
Please contact Eric Caudle (01582 585169) for up-to-date information” (extract
Flitwick, Sacred Heart Church, Pope Close, Beds: Sunday 5pm
Though the FSSP are moving their Mass from Flitwick, Canon Denis McSwiney, the parish priest, has generously agreed to continue the 5pm Mass at Flitwick, which he will celebrate in the Extraordinary Form.
Luton, Sacred Heart Church, Ashcroft Road, Stopsley, Luton: Sunday 5pm
The FSSP have moved their Mass from Flitwick to Luton and will celebrate Mass there at 5pm on Sundays.
St Albans, St Bartholomew’s Church, St. Albans, Herts: Sunday pm (time tba)
From the parish newsletter
“We have had the honour of being asked by Bishop Alan Hopes, on behalf of the Diocese, to be the host Parish in this part of Hertfordshire for a regular celebration of Mass in the Extraordinary Form, (or usus antiquior or Traditional Latin Mass), to commence some time after Easter. The current Sunday Mass times will remain the same. The Traditional Latin Mass will not replace any of these, but will be in addition to these on Sunday evenings at a time still to be decided"