The Roman Catholic Parish of

Our Lady Queen of Apostles (Cheddar)

5th Sunday of Lent
Year A
26th March 2023

"With the Lord there is mercy
and fullness of redemption"

Mass Times & Confession

Day Time Place Notes
10.00am Cheddar 9.30am Adoration & Rosary
11.00pm Wells First Confessions
6.00pm Wells 5.30pm Confession
Vigil Mass (People of the Parish)
5th Sunday of Lent
9.00am Cheddar Moira Croker RIP
8.30am Confession
11.00am Wells People of the Parish
10.00am Wells 9.30am Rosary & Adoration
followed by Hot Cross Buns and the Big Clean
12noon Cheddar Requiem Mass for Matthew Nolan
8.00am-11.00am Adoration
7.00pm Cheddar Mass
2.00pm-7.00pm Adoration
9.30am Wells Stations of the Cross
10.00am Wells Mass
2.00pm Wells End of Term Mass with the School
10.00am Cheddar No Mass
  Wells 6.00am-6.00pm All Day Adoration
  Wells 3.00pm-6.00pm Reconciliation
6.00pm Wells Vigil Mass


Anniversaries of Death

Louis Seigne 2000, Royston Palmer 2006, Charles Mallet 2004, Maria D'Ovidio 2014, Rose Finnegan 2011, Jack Brown 2015. Through the mercy of God, may they rest in peace. Please let the office know if you would like someone added to the anniversary remembrance.


James Neery, Claire LaBand, Matthew Nolan

Please pray for James Neery, Claire LaBand & Matthew Nolan and their families as they have recently passed away.


Easter Flowers Collection

There will be a second collection for Easter Flowers this weekend


Holy Week Mass Times & Confession

Day Time Place Notes
1st April
10.00am Cheddar  
6.00pm Wells 6.00am All Day Adoration
5.30pm Confession
6.00pm Vigil Mass
Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord
2nd April
9.00am Cheddar 8.30am Confession
11.00am Wells  
Monday of Holy Week
3rd April
7.00pm Cheddar Ecumenical Stations of the Cross
Tuesday of Holy Week
4th April
6.30pm Wells Evening Prayer and Mass
Wednesday of Holy Week
5th April

Maunday Thursday
6th April
8.00pm Wells Mass followed by Silent Adoration
Good Friday
7th April
12noon Wells Mass
3.00pm Cheddar Mass
Holy Saturday
8th April
1.00pm Wells Blessing of the Baskets
5.00pm Cheddar Mass
4.30pm Blessing of the baskets
8.30pm Wells Vigil Mass
Sunday of the Resurrection
9th April


Warm Spaces

Our weekly Coffee Stop but plenty of space to come and sit to read, work on a laptop, be quiet, chat, etc. Tea and coffee available.
At St Thomas' church, until 31st March 2023 on Tuesdays 9.30-12.00 in the church.
Also on Thursdays 2-4pm in St Thomas' church hall (except for the 1st Thursday of the month, which will be in the church).
Also at Hannah More Cottage, Lower North Street in Cheddar on Tuesdays 10am -12 noon.


The Lawrence Centre, Wells, 3.30pm-5.30pm.

All adults welcome, free of charge, refreshments provided, no experience or referral necessary. "A small, inclusive, therapeutic writing group, led by Laura Merritt ... space to explore your creativity with the added benefit of peer support in a friendly, informal setting". Level access, free parking and disabled facilities.


WYD 2023

World Youth Day will next take place in Lisbon in 2023. The Department for Adult Education and Evangelisation is organising an eight-day pilgrimage from 31st July to 8th August 2023 for young adults (18-35) in our diocese. The provisional plan is to spend six nights in Lisbon and two nights in Fatima. There will be formation sessions for the group before the pilgrimage to build community and support one another in our faith journey. If you are interested in learning more about the Clifton Diocese World Youth Day 2023 Pilgrimage, and will be at least 18 years old on 1st April 2023, please register your interest at World Youth Day 2023 | Clifton Diocese.



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