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Sadly all public services at St Peter's must be suspended in accordance with the Archbishops' instructions.
Until further notice the church will be open for private prayer between 11am and noon each day except Saturday.
As a priest it is my duty and rule to recite morning and evening prayer daily for the people of the parish. This will continue. It is also my duty to offer Mass daily for the Church and for the world. These Masses will be private. The intention each day will be accompanied by an extra intention for all suffering from the virus and its effects on the wider community.
Each street in the parish of St Peter's will be prayed for in rotation. That is the streets, closes and road of Crabbs Cross, Hunt End, both Oakenshaws and parts of Walkwood.
Be assured of the prayers of the clergy of the Benefice of Christ the King
Fr Michael, Team Rector
"Open the Book" a Bible Society initiative which introduces the young in schools to biblical characters and heroes is proving a great success in our local first school. The team form St Peter's is now presenting, with participation of the children a story once per month. Please pray that this venture will draw children and parents to church.
Our family Masses have been revised with a new style , whilst keeping the essential elements of the Mass. Whilst these Masses will hopefully allow the newcomer to appreciate the central role of the Mass in the Christian life, solemn Masses will also be offered on other Sundays.
These Masses will continue to be at 10am.
The 8am Mass will continue to be said.
Evening services on Sundays are also being re-considered under various guises. There is likely to be a form of “healing service” once a month.
The particular service and its time will be advertised in church and in the pages of this website.
A prayer for England:
O Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God and our most gentle Queen and Mother, look down in mercy on England thy Dowry and upon us all who greatly hope and trust in thee. By thee it was that Jesus, our Saviour and our hope, was given to the world; and he has given thee to us that we might hope still more. Plead for us thy children, whom thou didst accept at the foot of the Cross, O Sorrowful Mother. Intercede for our separated brethren that with us in the one true fold they may be united to the One True Shepherd. Pray for us all, dear Mother, that by faith fruitful in good works we may all deserve to see and serve God, together with thee, in our heavenly home. Amen.
The Mission Society of St Wilfred & St Hilda was launched at St. Peter’s Crabbs Cross Redditch by Bishop Jonathan Baker. The Society’s aims and constitution can be read on its own website www.sswsh.com .
We are still fund raising to complete our refurbishments. To help, visit: www.easyfundraising.org.uk and find St Peter's Crabbs Cross roof fund.