Holy Week Services 2019

Saturday 13th April:

10:00 Mass followed by Adoration

10:30-11:30 Confessions

17:15-17:45 Confessions

18:00: Blessing of Palms and Mass

Palm Sunday:

08:30 [also at The John Fisher Chapel] Blessing of Palms and Mass

10:00 Palm Procession and Mass [and full reading of the Passion]

12:00 Blessing of Palms and Mass [and full reading of the Passion]

18:00 Blessing of Palms and Mass

Monday 15th April

07:30 & 10:00 Mass

19:30 Reconciliation Service with visiting clergy – The last opportunity for the Sacrament of Confession before Easter

Tuesday 16th April

07:30 & 10:00 Mass

Wednesday 17th April

07:30 Mass

11:30 Mass of Chrism at St George’s Cathedral with Archbishop Peter and the Bishops and clergy of the Diocese (be seated by 11:00)

Maundy Thursday (18th April)

09:00 Office of Readings and Morning Prayer

19:30 Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper (with watching at the Altar of Repose until 10pm)

19:30 [at The John Fisher School Chapel] Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper (with watching at the Altar of Repose until 10pm)

Good Friday (19th April)

09:00 Office of Readings and Morning Prayer

11:00 Children’s dramatised Way of the Cross (Rehearsal Maundy Thursday at 10:00)

15:00 Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion

15:00 [at The John Fisher School Chapel] Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion

Holy Saturday (20th April)

10:00 Office of Readings and Morning Prayer

21:00 The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night

Easter Sunday (21st April)

08:30 [also at The John Fisher School Chapel] Mass

10:00 Mass

12:00 Mass

THERE IS NO EVENING MASS.

Welcome to the Roman Catholic parish of St John the Baptist in Purley. We are a diverse parish made up of people from over forty countries. Located in the London Borough of Croydon, we are part of the Archdiocese of Southwark.

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Mass Times

Monday to Friday – 07:30 and 10:00

Saturday – 10:00 and 18:00 (Vigil Mass of Sunday)
Sunday – 08:30, 10:00, 12:00 and 18:00 (also 08:30 at the John Fisher School Chapel)
Holy Days – Vigil 19:30, 07:30, 10:00 and 19:30


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Confession

Saturday – 10:30 to 11:30 and 17:15 to 17:50