Changes to services & events
Please click here to see changes to services and events from Wednesday 24th to Saturday 27th November 2021 inclusive.
The Great ‘O’ Antiphons
Recommended Advent reading: Praying the Great ‘O’ Antiphons by Katy Carl, published by the CTS.
‘Magnificat‘ & ‘Benedictus‘
Two journals packed with the prayers of daily Mass, morning and evening prayers, devotions, meditations, and articles on subjects of interest to Catholic faith and culture, one for the Mass in English (Magnificat) and one for the Traditional Latin Mass (Benedictus). For details of how to take out a monthly subscription, click here.
Welcome to St Pancras
The Catholic Church serving Central Ipswich
(For times of services please scroll down.)
A warm welcome from all at St Pancras, whether you are a new parishioner, a returning parishioner, or a visitor.
Deum diligere et quae sunt Dei.
‘To love God and the things of God.’
A Catholic parish has just two purposes, namely to give glory to Almighty God, and to work and pray for the salvation of souls. Our parish church, St Pancras, is a sacred space, consecrated to the worship of God, where sins are forgiven and souls are saved by our Saviour’s mercy and love for us, and, in turn, through our ever deepening love of God and the things of God. It is through His divine and sanctifying grace, received in the Sacraments, that we are lifted up to a supernatural plane and become ‘partakers of the divine nature’ (2 Peter 1:4). Catholics are called by God to avoid becoming of the world even though we live in the world (Jn 17:16). Instead, we seek the things that are above, and aim to store up treasures in heaven rather than here on earth (Col 3:1; Mt 6:20).
Our church is open from approximately 7am to 7pm every day. See below for times of Masses and Confessions, and see our newsletter for full details.
O Mary, channel of Divine grace, pray for us.
O glorious St Pancras, pray for us.
Please click here to read the latest statement from the Bishops of England & Wales entitled, ‘Honouring Sunday.’
Confirmation & First Communion Classes
The last Confirmation class this term will be on Friday 10th December.
The last First Communion class this term will be on Saturday 11th December.
‘In the Cool of the Day’
We shall take a break from wandering through the Garden of Eden during Advent and Christmastide. The Wednesday evening talks will resume in January.
The autumn 2021 edition of the parish magazine can be downloaded by clicking here.
Times of Services
Sunday Mass times
Saturday 6pm Vigil Mass of Sunday
Sunday 9:30am with hymns
Sunday 11am sung
Weekday Mass times
(Confessions 20 minutes before each Mass)
Monday 10am followed by the rosary
Tuesday 8am (EF) followed by the rosary
Wednesday 6pm followed by the rosary
Thursday 12:15pm followed by the rosary
Friday 10am followed by the rosary
Saturday Mass times
10am Mass followed by devotions to Our Lady of Ipswich & S. Pancras
Adoration & Confessions: 5pm – 5:45pm
Vigil Mass of Sunday: 6pm