Chesterton said, “The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.”


The Conventual Masses of the Order in London, which have recently been taking place weekly at St James’s Spanish Place on Thursdays, will be replaced with a monthly Mass on the last Wednesday of the Month, at Spanish Place, starting next Wednesday, the 25th January 2012.

The Masses will begin at 6.45pm.  They will be a sung Mass, and will be followed by a short drinks reception in the Presbytery, by courtesy of the Rector.
The dates for the Year 2012 are as follows:
January 25th – Conversion of St Paul
February 29th – Feria of Lent
March 28th – Wednesday in Passion Week
April 25h – St Mark the Evangelist 
May 30th – Wednesday in the Octave of Pentecost 
June 27th – Votive Mass “Contra Paganos
July 25th – The Feast of St James. As this is the Patronal Feast of the Parish we shall join their Mass at 6pm.
August 29th – Beheading of St John the Baptist
September 26th – SS Zachary and Elizabeth, Parents of St John the Baptist (anticipated) 
October 31st – Votive Mass for Vocations
November 28th – Votive Mass for the intentions of the Grand Master 
December 26th – St Stephen (Boxing Day) No Mass