15 SUNDAY, Nineteenth after Pentecost. The Purity of the BVM, greater double. Second prayers and last Gospel of the Sunday, Preface of the BVM. White. Second Vespers of the Feast, commemoration of St Bridget, of the Sunday, and of the Octave. Plenary Indulgence.
16 Monday St Bridget, Widow, double (transferred from 8 September). White.
17 Tuesday St Hedwiges, Widow, semidouble. Third prayers Concede. White.
18 Wednesday St Luke, Evangelist, double of the second class. Creed, Preface of the Apostles. Red.
19 Thursday St Peter of Alcantara, Confessor, double. White.
20 Friday The Octave of St Edward, double. White. Abstinence.
21 Saturday Sts Ursula and Companions, Virgins Martyrs, greater double. Second prayers of St Hilarion, Abbot. Red.
Holy Rood, Swindon, is served by the Rev Robert Platt. Mass on Sunday at 10.30. Catechism and instruction at 3.00. Vespers and evening prayers at 6.30, with Benediction on the first and third Sundays of the month. On Holydays and Days of Devotion Mass at 9.15.
In 2017 the Parish Priest is Canon John Cunningham, supported by Fr Dominic Findlay-Wilson, assistant priest, Deacon Rev Jonathan Ager and Deacon Dennis Sutton (retired). Anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 6.15pm. Sunday Mass at 8.00, 9.30, 11.00 and 5.30 pm. Weekday Mass Monday 8.00, Tuesday 8.00, Wednesday 5.45 pm, Thursday 9.00, Friday 8.00 and 5.45 pm, Saturday 8.00. Confessions Saturday 5.15 to 6.00 pm and Wednesday 6.15 to 6.45 pm.