Reopening of All St. Edward’s Parish Churches

I am looking forward to reopening the churches in Burton Latimer, Desborough and Rothwell. The first Mass in Burton Latimer will be on the 5th September at 9.00 am – the first Sunday of every month. The first Mass in Desborough will be on the 12th September at 9.00 am – the second Sunday of […]

A Warm Welcome Awaits!

For well over a year the pandemic, and government regulations in response to it, have kept us from congregating in church as we would normally have done. Through our God-given inventiveness we’ve joined virtual services online and used technology to connect.  At the height of lockdown when our churches were closed and we were live-streaming, […]

Risk Assessment – COVID 19 – Use of Church Premises for Worship

Church Premises to which this risk assessment relates: St Edward’s Parish Church, Kettering Date of Assessment: 23.12.2020 Frequency of review: Weekly during the Covid 19 crisis This risk assessment must be read carefully to ensure it is applicable to your church premise. Anything not applicable should be deleted completely. Any of the listed control measures […]

Guidance on the Vaccine

A letter to Catholics from Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales The development of a vaccine against COVID-19 presents an important breakthrough in protecting others as well as oneself from the virus; a virus which has not only caused a global pandemic and led to a huge loss of life but has also placed a […]

O Noble Health…

One of the Polish poets once wrote such words: “O noble health! No one will know what you taste like until he loses you…” I think most of us could say similar words, because we all appreciate people, health or even favourite things or pets, especially when we lose them. Today I can say with […]

Funeral 11th September

Please note that, although St. Edward’s church is shut until at least September 15th, due to Fr. Gregory testing positive for Covid-19, a funeral already scheduled to take place on September 11th will be conducted in the church by another priest not from St. Edward’s and full Covid precautions will be observed.