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The Soho Masses Pastoral Council welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered Catholics, parents, families and friends to Masses on 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.
S.M.P.C. Members & Liaison Responsibilities:
Neil Cocking (Secretary), Mark Dowd (Communications /PR/Pastoral Planning), Will Maxino (Treasurer), Nick O'Shea, Deborah Woodman (Pastoral Planning), Ben Smith, Renate Rothwell (Catering), Joe Stanley (Chair), Ann Clare,
Rose Taw (Women) Terry Weldon (Readers/EMs Rota/ Pastoral Planning), Arthur Govan (Web).
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From April 2013
2nd & 4th Sundays - 1815hrs (6.15pm) mass
Other masses atThe Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm st
Sundays: 6pm (Sat), 8am, 9.30am (Family Mass), 11am (Sung Latin), 12.30pm, 4.15pm, 6.15pm
Weekdays and Holy days of Obligation: 8am , 1.05pm , 6pm
Saturdays: 8am ; 6pm (First Mass of Sunday)
Public Holidays: 1.05pm (Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 12:30pm)
LATEST Press Statement issued on behalf of the SMPC
THE SOHO MASSES ARE PART OF WESTMINSTER DIOCESE’S PASTORAL PROVISION FOR LGBT CATHOLICS, PARENTS & FAMILIES - refreshments follow each Mass.
ROME PILGRIMAGE? Ever thought about an LGBT-friendly pilgrimage to Rome? The London-based Soho Masses Pastoral Council is considering a 5/6 night pilgrimage to Rome in late April/early May 2013. A 5/6 night. Easter falls early in 2013 (30 March) so this would be in the post-Easter period, and time to start saving now! Bed & Breakfast accommodation at the Domus Carmelitana: http://www.domuscarmelitana.com - minutes from the Vatican, just behind Castel Sant Angelo, pictured below, and a short distance from Rome’s historic quarter.
Soho Masses Bookstall - If It Wasn't Love: Sex, Death and God, Bernard Lynch tells a story of many people's stories; here for the first time is a truth birthed from fear and oppression and redeemed by love. - Silence Speaks. Robert Nugent SDS tells the story of 4 towering 20th Century Church figures: Teilhard de Chardin SJ, Yves Congar OP, John Courtney Murray SJ, & Thomas Merton OCSO. Orders can be taken for Jesus: An Historical Approximation, Jose Antonio Pagola - See Mark Dowd’s recent Tablet interview with the author.
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