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Holy Communion

While they were eating, Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take it; this is my body.” Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, and they all drank from it. “This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many.”Jesus Christ, the Gospel of Mark, chapter 14 verse 22-24

Chalice Ciborium Paten and Pall used at Communion

These are the words of Jesus at the Last Supper which instituted the Eucharist.

When we receive Holy Communion we become united more deeply with the living Body of Christ which is His Church. It renews the graces we received at Baptism and Confirmation, strengthening us in our life’s journey.

First Holy Communion

In the Archdiocese of Birmingham, First Holy Communion and Reconciliation are usually received at primary school age, with instruction often taking place in the Catholic school.

In the case of adults or children outside the Catholic education scheme, a period of instruction will take place in another setting. For adults this may take the form of a Right of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) course and reception into the Church, with Confirmation and Holy Communion taking place at Easter.

For further information, please contact the Parish Office by phone or use our Contact form.

St Mary's Catholic Church

Address: St Mary's Catholic Church Compton
Leek
Staffordshire
ST13 5NH
United Kingdom

Phone Number: 01538 382385

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Weekly Mass Times

Day Time
Mon (Rosary): 9:10 am
Mon : 9:30 am
Tue (Rosary): 9:10 am
Tue : 9:30 am
Wed (Rosary): 9:10 am
Wed (Service of the Word and Holy Communion): 9:30 am
Thu (Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help): 11:45 am
Thu : 12:00 noon
Fri Mass at School (during term times) or in Church: 9:30 am
Sat (Rosary): 9:40 am
Sat : 10:00 am
Sat (Confessions): 10:30 am
Sat (Polish Mass): 4:30 pm
Sat (Vigil Mass for Sunday): 6:00 pm
Sun : 10:00 am
Sun (Rosary and Benediction): 4:00 pm

Particular Mass times may vary, so be sure to check out the What's On guide for updates.

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