Catholic Parish of 

the Sacred Heart

St Ives

Twinned with the Parish of Our Lady Mother

of Sorrows, Aboud, Palestine

Fr Thomas J  Walton (Parish Priest)


5th July 2020


Holy Communion must be given hand to hand only and social distancing must be maintained with people moving within the space.

The sign of Peace will no longer take place

Please be aware if the capacity is all taken up you will not be admitted.

There will be no hymns or use of Mass books.  

There may be an update of requirements which you will find on our parish website during the week.         Thank you for your cooperation.

No confessions before Mass. Sunday Mass at 11am will take place but there will be NO 8am Mass as the whole church, annexe and hall need to be cleaned after each Mass.

There will be one Mass each day except Monday 6th July.

The Conference of Bishops for England and Wales suggest that you attend one Mass on any day of the week as the Sunday Mass obligation is still suspended.

The Metropolitan Archbishops of the Catholic Church in England statement

Mass for the Sick and their Families,

9th July  Bishop Tom Williams  Liverpool Cathedral

By visiting the Cathedral webpage, or the Bishops’ Conference Webpage ( links for the live-streaming of these Masses can be found.


The Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales has produced a very useful searchable guide to Masses across the whole county, including East Anglia. It’s easy to search just using your postcode or by selecting a diocese. Narrow down your search results by selecting the Mass Type (Daily, Vigil or Sunday) and you can select from the available languages.

 Live Catholic Mass Directory

A number of Catholic radio stations are broadcasting Masses and prayers, music and messages of encouragement available in East Anglia

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