ADVENT 2019

Advent begins this year  on 1st December. In the Catholic Church, Advent is a period of preparation  extending over the four Sundays before Christmas. The word Advent comes from the Latin advenio, “to come to,” and refers to the coming of Christ. And the term the coming includes three references: first of all, to our … [Read more…]

Shrine Guardians Pilgrimage to Aylesford Priory October 2019

St Peter-in-Chains, Doncaster, celebrated yet another successful pilgrimage to holy sites connected with the Shrine and Our Lady’s Garden in Doncaster. The Shrine Guardians, led by Pauline Allan, organised a two day pilgrimage to St. Albans, Aylesford Priory and the Shrine of St. Jude in Faversham. On our way, Fr. Darren Reid led pilgrims in … [Read more…]

Re-opening of Maridon Bookshop

Please follow the link below to the Doncaster Free Press coverage of the re-opening of the new Maridon Bookshop: https://www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk/business/iconic-doncaster-bookshop-to-re-open-in-new-a-location-after-being-shut-for-a-year-491622    

First Holy Communion 2019

        On 2nd June, during our 10am Mass over forty of our Parish’s  children  received their First Holy Communion. It was a really wonderful ocassion. The Church was full with regular parishioners as well as many families and friends of the children. After Mass the First Communicants and their families gathered in the Parish Hall … [Read more…]

Parafia Doncaster / Polish Chaplaincy

The Parish is proud of it’s success in promoting many bilingual celebrations, notably at Easter and Christmas and Corpus Christi. Other events aimed particularly at the Polish Community take place on a regular basis. For times of Mass and Reconciliation in Polish see our Mass times page. ‘Parafia Doncaster’ also has a page on Facebook … [Read more…]

Corpus Christi Procession 2019

Corpus Christi, (Latin, Body of Christ), festival of the Catholic Church honours the real presence of Christ in the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. Established by Pope Urban IV in 1264, the feast falls on the first Sunday after Trinity.     The Doncaster Deanery holds an annual ‘Corpus Christi Procession’ through the Town on … [Read more…]