Regarding Our Mass Centres in Burton Latimer, Desborough and Rothwell

Dear Parishioners,

In recent days, several parishioners have asked me about the future of the three catholic communities and churches in Burton Latimer, Desborough and Rothwell. I am aware that some of you miss these little communities and friends and I wanted to assure you that you are not alone and are always in my prayers and thoughts. After consulting Bishop David and after my recent meeting with our Parish Finance Committee, we have decided to reopen all of the churches in due course when it will be possible to ensure the safety of our parishioners, bearing in mind the small capacity of these three buildings. We hope to resume Masses in these churches in September at the earliest.

Our Mass schedule will be as follows:

Saturday   – 6:30 pm – Kettering

Sunday     – 8:30 am – Kettering

Sunday      – 9:30 am   – Burton Latimer (1st Sunday of each month)

–          Desborough (2nd Sunday of each month)

–          Rothwell (3rd Sunday of each month)

Sunday    – 10:30 am  Kettering

Sunday    – 3:00 pm     Syro-Malabar Mass at Kettering – Fr. Ebin

Sunday    – 5:00 pm     Syro-Malabar Mass at Northampton – Fr. Ebin

Hospital on call – 24/24 – Saturday and Sunday – Fr Gregory and Fr Ebin

The schedule – hopefully – will begin in September; however, it will be reviewed after a few months to consider again the best pastoral solution for the good of the whole parish.

I would like to invite all parishioners to attend Masses at St. Edward’s Church or other churches when there is no Mass in Burton Latimer, Desborough or Rothwell.

God bless you
Fr Gregory