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Welcome to St. William's, a large suburban Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Hallam, situated in the south-west of Sheffield in South Yorkshire. In addition to providing information, we hope these pages give an impression of our church and parish: what makes us tick, what makes us unique, how we live our Christian lives. 
Coming Up at St William's

Christmas Coffee morning Saturday 25th November 10 - 12
in the hall raising funds for Marie Curie. Come and enjoy a chat, 
a cup of coffee and Christmas cake.

Film Night Friday 1st December 7.30pm
The Film 'Romero'  (Certificate 15) Entrance Free. 
This year marks the centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero, former Archbishop of San Salvador who was assassinated in 1980
while saying Mass the day after pleading with the security forces to
stop killing innocent civilians. Commemorative events are being held throughout the world to mark this important anniversary. This deeply moving film traces his journey as Archbishop and his tireless defense
of the poor of San Salvador.

Benediction    Sunday 3rd December 4pm
A service of Advent readings and carols with Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction.

Carol Service Sunday 17th December 6pm
A service of readings and carols led by the parish carol choir.
Party afterwards in the centre.

Book Club Thursday 18 January 8pm 
The book will be To Be a Pilgrim by Basil Hume. New members welcome.


Mass times at Mother of God can be found here 
Mass times at St Francis of Assisi can be found here
Mass times at St Vincent's can be found here.
(Check the bulletins)





Quick Links:
For this week's Mass Times Parish Calendar
The Pope's Monthly Prayer Intention Video
Usual Mass times
This week's Bulletin or Here
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unerals
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Today's scripture readings for Mass (and links to the Divine Office).

Pope Francis has declared Sunday 19 November 2017 to be the first 
World Day of the Poor.

Pope Francis' Message for World Day of the Poor




On this World Day we are called to love and share with the poorest amongst us, and bear witness to Jesus’ preferential love for the poor.

In our communities, we are invited to offer friendship, solidarity and welcome to the poorest of our sisters and brothers. 
Pope Francis also asks us to pray together, especially the
 Our Father.