19 SEXAGESIMA SUNDAY, semidouble. Second prayers A Cunctis. Third prayers free for the priest to choose. Violet. Vespers of Sexagesima Sunday, suffrages.
20 Monday Feria. Second prayers of the Dead. Third prayers A Cunctis. Violet.
21 Tuesday Feria. Violet.
22 Wednesday St Peter’s Chair at Antioch, greater double. Second prayers of St Paul, Apostle, Creed, Preface of the Apostles. White.
23 Thursday Vigil. St Peter Damian, Bishop Confessor Doctor, double. Second prayers and Last Gospel of the Vigil, Creed. White.
24 Friday (Feast of Devotion) St MATHAIAS, Apostle, double of the second class. Creed, Preface of the Apostles. Red. Plenary Indulgence for the feast of the Passion. Abstinence.
25 Saturday The Passion of OUR LORD, greater double (transferred from 24 Feb). Creed, Preface of the Cross, Red.
The Parish Church of Newport, Monmouthshire, is served by Rosminian Fathers, the Rev Dominick Cavalli and the Rev Michael Bailey. Sunday Masses are at 8.30, 9.30, and 11.00. Catechism at 2.30. Vespers, Sermon and Benediction at 6.30. Mass on Holydays at 5.00, 7.00 and 10.00. Vespers and Benediction at 7.00. Weekday Mass at 7.00, 7.30 and 9.00. Rosary on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7.00. On Thursday Benediction after Rosary. Stations of the Cross very Friday in Lent and on the first Friday of the month.
In 2017 St Mary’s has been amalgamated with five other parishes into a new parish of All Saints, served by Canon Michael Evans and Fr John Boye, and two permanent Deacons, the Revs Pasquale Cinotti and Rigo Logier. At St Mary’s, anticipated Mass is on Saturday at 4.30 pm and on Sundays at 9.30 and 6.00 pm. Weekday Mass is at 10.00, with an early mass at 7.30 on Wednesdays. Confessions on Saturday 10.45 to 11.45 and 3.30 to 4.15 pm. Adoration on Tuesday 10.30 to 12.00 and Saturday 10.30 to 11.45 and 3.30 to 4.15. Divine Office on Wednesday after 10.00 Mass.
Parish Groups are: Bereavement Support Group, Choir, Folk Choir, Guild of St Stephen, Hospital Visitors, Justice and Peace, Legion of Mary, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Night Shelter, Readers, St Mary’s Social Club, SVP, Sunday Munch (providing meals for homeless people), and Welcomers.