Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Woo Hoo

This week is still Lockdown, so no Public Masses this week end, until Dec 2nd.

But next week sees the end of 'Lockdown 2'.

This is the running order for next week (NOT this week end)...

Tuesday 1st Dec: 10.00-10.30am Private Prayer - Shepton Mallet

Tuesday 1st Dec: 10.00-10.30am Private Prayer - Glastonbury

Wednesday 2nd Dec: 10.00 Holy Mass - Wells

Saturday 5th Dec: 10.00am Holy Mass - Glastonbury

Saturday 5th Dec: 6.00pm Holy Mass - Wells

Saturday 5th Dec: 6.00pm Holy Mass - Glastonbury

I'll put the 'normal' time table back up a bit later. This is just so you know what is happening next week.

Saturday, 21 November 2020

This week's bulletin


From Mother Church to Mother Ship


A friend said last night that Clifton Cathedral had been on Doctor Who. We don't watch television, so I missed it. 

The inside of our Cathedral (the Mother Church of our Diocese and the seat of authority of our Bishop) was the stage set of "Fugitive of the Judoon". If you watch the interview from YouTube you can see the Cathedral, the Stations in the background, the stained glass, the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, the Ambo, the sanctuary. 

They turned the altar into a control panel for an alien mother ship. 

There a nice shot of Captain Jack kissing Bradley Walsh about 2 minutes in, just in front of the altar. 

I was ordained Priest there. My 'concelebrated' first Mass was there. I turned bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ on that altar. 

I never liked the architecture of the Cathedral, but I always knew that at least it was the house of God. 

I don't think it will ever be quite the same again. 

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