The lovely church of St Patrick’s, Soho Square reopens on the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Tuesday 31 May.
The church has been redecorated with a “new basement complex”.
The Archbishop of Westminster is the Principal Celebrant at the 6pm Mass. A reception follows in the new community centre.
The next day Wednesday 1 June at 6pm James Conley, Auxiliary Bishop of Denver, presides over a First Vespers of the Ascension.
Ascension Day Mass on Thursday 2 June at 6pm is being celebrated by Cardinal George Pell of Sydney.
For the reopening, James MacMillan has written St Patrick’s Magnificat which will be heard on Wednesday and Thursday.
See page 166.