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About piusdcollins

Simply Professed Junior with the Canons Regular of Prémontré in the canonry of Our Lady of Sorrows and St Philip Benizi, Chelmsford.

Mass for Fr Jacques Hamel

Following on from the martyrdom of Fr Jacques Hamel at the hands of Islamic extremists on 26th July we will be offering Mass for the repose of his soul, and for the persecuted Church, at 12 p.m. on Saturday 30th … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi Procession 2016

Yesterday we held our annual Corpus Christi procession around the streets of Chelmsford. It was a truly wonderful day, the rain held off, and the parishioners came out in force to worship and adore the Most Blessed Sacrament of the … Continue reading

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2016

MMXVI 2016 1630 years since the conversion of Our Holy Father Augustine 1586 years since the death of Our Holy Father Augustine 936 years since the birth of Our Holy Father Norbert 923 years since the birth of Blessed Hugh … Continue reading

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Falkland Islands

Yesterday our Sub-Prior, Very Rev John Wisdom o.praem., began his 16-hour journey, via Ascension Island to the Falkland Islands where he will be for the next six months. Fr John will be on supply in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Stanley, Falkland … Continue reading

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Solemn Profession of Br Pius D Collins o.praem.

On Thursday, 9th July the memoria of Ss Adrian and James o.praem, martyrs of Gorcum, Br Pius Collins o.praem. was solemnly professed as a Premonstratensian canon of the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows and St Philip Benizi, Chelmsford. By solemn … Continue reading

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The sweet death of St Norbert

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Thy faithful, and enkindle within them the fire of Thy love. ℣ Send forth Thy Spirit, O Lord ℟ And Thou shall renew the face of the earth Let us pray. O God, … Continue reading

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The election of St Norbert to the bishopric of Magdeburg

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Thy faithful, and enkindle within them the fire of Thy love. ℣ Send forth Thy Spirit, O Lord ℟ And Thou shall renew the face of the earth Let us pray. O God, … Continue reading

Posted in Novena to OHF Norbert