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Ss Alban and Stephen Parish
Once again we recently opened our doors and invited passers
by to come in and light a candle, write a prayer and take a piece of paper
with a short scripture passage on it home with them. In the one hour
service 65 candles were lit, hymns were sung, and prayers were offered
by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, St Albans
received historic allegations, dating back several decades, that one of our
priests based here at St Albans sexually abused some young people. The person
against whom the allegations are made died several decades ago. The
Police and the Archdiocese have been informed of the allegations.
of the Sacred Heart fully accept and acknowledge the immense pain, harm and
distress suffered by persons who have been abused as well as their families
- and we encourage any person who has been abused to report it.
who wishes to make contact with us on this most important matter will receive
our support. We appreciate how difficult it can be to come forward and share
one’s own story of abuse.
people who have been abused to report the matter to the Police. Should
you wish to speak to a representative of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart,
you can contact our Safeguarding Manager, Mrs. Saoirse Fox (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
, Irish Landline: +353 1 4906622, Irish Mobile: +353 86 344 1707)
also an independent, confidential and free helpline providing professional
support for people who have experienced sexual abuse in this parish provided
by Towards Healing. You can contact Margo or Cathy on 0800 0963315.
The helpline is open Monday to Thursday 11:00am - 8:00pm and Friday 11:00am
to assure everyone that the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart rigorously implement
our child protection guidelines, which are fully compliant with official
guidelines, here and at all our various centres. It is of vital importance
to us that the parish and all its activities are safe places for children
and vulnerable people.
Beloved Disciples a course for the over
60s. Thursdays in the hall after 10am Mass: Final event The Best is Yet to Come 23rd Nov.
Market Stall: Sat 16th
Dec. Please plan to give ½ hour to hand out Invitations
to our Christmas Services at the market 9am – 3.30pm Call Eric on 01727
Westminster Accounts The Annual Reports & Accounts 2016
are available for you to look at from the back of the Church, and on-line
Welcome We extend a warm welcome to visitors to our
website, and also to our parish and our church.
1,500 regular attendances at Sunday Mass, and with five masses every Sunday
(including the Saturday vigil) in the Church, plus one at the Marshalswick
Mass Centre, it is one the three largest parishes in the Hertfordshire
Pastoral Area of the Westminster Diocese.
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Ss Alban and Stephen Catholic Church in
St. Albans, Hertfordshire is run by the Order of the
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC), and is in the Roman
Catholic Archdiocese of Westminster.
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