In these unprecedented times, it is impossible for us to physically be together to worship God.

This page a space for us to virtually gather as a faith community.


Mass is streamed each day live on YouTube from St. Mary’s Cathedral at 10am. The channel is called ‘Diocese of Middlesbrough’ and it is a welcome opportunity to pray and reflect during the morning.

As we cannot encounter Jesus in the Eucharist at the moment, we can make a prayer of spiritual communion instead:

My Jesus,
I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love You above all things,
and I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally,
come at least spiritually into my heart.
I embrace You as if You were already there
and unite myself wholly to You.
Never permit me to be separated from You.

Amen.


 

 

Below are are a number of prayer activities that we can do at home during this Covid crisis. They are adapted from the Prayer Spaces in Schools website.

They can all be downloaded in larger sizes from the following links: Keep Me Safe, Keep Others Safe, Get Well Soon, Help the Helpers, Love is bigger than fear.


Ten:Ten are offering free prayer resources to be used at home during the pandemic. Please click on the link below to access these resources.

Prayers for Home


Below are 15 prayers from Ten:Ten to be used during school closures – and for school reopenings. They can all be accessed and downloaded in this PowerPoint..