As from tomorrow, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas), Ss Mary & Joseph’s church will be open for private prayer after Mass, excepting Thursday, until about 4pm each day. On Saturday the church will open at 11am. There may be times, for operational reasons, when the church will not be open. It may not always be possible to notify such situations in advance, Additional and discreet security measures will be in place to deter anyone who may wish to steal from our church or vandalise the interior. Why not pop in and say a prayer? Let your friends know as well, if they are looking for a place and a moment of peace and spiritual refreshment. Parents may like to pop in and say a prayer in front of the Blessed Sacrament with their children at the end of the school day. If you have any concerns about the church at the time of your visit, please do contact me on 01442 391 759.