ST. AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY
Roman Catholic Church, Harehills Road, Leeds, LS8 5HR.

Devotions

FORMAT FOR A EUCHARISTIC SERVICE
that is used instead of Holy Mass when our priest is absent from the parish.

Five parishioners needed as follows:-

BS - expose & repose the Blessed Sacrament, L - leader, RI - reader1, R2 - reader2, EM - Eucharistic Minister.

1.

BS

Expose the Blessed Sacrament.

2.

L

Start Morning prayer with "O Lord open our lips." and lead the Invitatory Psalm, Hymn, antiphons and Psalms (Psalter) of the season, week and day. (Office Prayer book)

3.

R1

Scripture Reading from the Mass of the day and the Gospel Antiphon.

4.

R2

Read the Gospel

5.

L.

Intercessions as Morning prayer.

6.

BS.

Repose the Blessed Sacrament while all sing "O Sacrament Most Holy."

7.

Short period of silence

8.

EM.
All.
All.
EM.
All.
EM.

takes the ciborium from the tabernacle and places on the altar and leads the following prayers:-
Our Father …………..,
Lamb of God ………..,
This is the Lamb of God……….……
Lord I am not worthy…………….
Distribution of Communion followed by a period of silence.

9.

L.

Announce and start the Benedictus antiphon etc.
Announce and start the concluding prayer.
Announce hymn no. (optional)

The Rosary

The Rosary is said after the 9am. weekday Masses (not Thurs.) in the Lady Chapel (to the left of the Sanctuary)

To learn more about the "Rosary", Our Lady of Fatima and her promises and listen to some imspirational music click here

 

Divine Mercy - Jesus I Trust in You.
An Hour of Divine Mercy takes place each Friday from 3pm. - 4pm. The Divine Mercy Chaplet is said along with other devotional prayers.

There is a large image of "The Divine Mercy" in our church next to the "Sacred Heart" Altar and each year on Mercy Sunday (the Sunday after Easter Sunday) we have a special Mass with the special devotions and chaplet of Divine Mercy.

If you have a few minutes to spare and wish to pray the chaplet while sitting in front of this computer click here

Divine Mercy image

To learn more about The Divine Mercy and St.Maria Faustina click on the image.

Our Prayer Group
meets on a Monday evening The prayers begin with the Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour(The Patron of the Leeds Diocese) and we say the evening prayer of the church from the office of the day.
We have a list of people who are sick and Special Intentions that we pray for and also included are special prayers that anyone would like us to say.
During Lent we include The Stations of the Cross.
We finish off the evening with tea and biscuits and a friendly chat, but this of course is optional.