Saint Thrse of Lisieux in Lancaster

28th-30th September 2009

When should I visit?

 

This page gives some advice about when it may be best to come and visit the relics. You are welcome any time, day or night, while the relics are with us, but please be aware that it will be very busy at times. Time slots marked in green are likely to be quietest; those in yellow will be busy and those in red very busy. Please note that this information is based on estimates and it may be busier than expected at times. More information: contact us.

Time

Includes

Advice

MONDAY 28th

4pm-7pm

Arrival of the Relics (4pm)

Sung Vespers (6pm)

We anticipate a large number of visitors at this time.

MONDAY 28th

7pm-10pm

Mass (7:30pm)

Sung Compline (9pm)

We anticipate a large number of visitors at this time, and the Mass may be very busy.

MONDAY 28th

10pm-midnight

Start of all-night vigil
for priests/religious
(all welcome)

We expect fewer visitors in this time period.

TUESDAY 29th

Midnight-11am

All-night vigil

Mass (6am)

Office of Readings (7am)

Morning Prayer (8:30am)

We expect fewer visitors in this time period.

TUESDAY 29th

11am-3pm

Mass (12:15pm)

This period will be extremely busy, and queuing to visit the relics will almost certainly be necessary; please consider visiting at other times.

TUESDAY 29th

3pm-6pm

 

We anticipate a large number of visitors at this time.

TUESDAY 29th

6pm-9pm

Sung Vespers (6pm)

Mass (7:30pm)

We anticipate a large number of visitors at this time. If you would like to avoid the crowds, it may be wise to visit at other times.

TUESDAY 29th

9pm-midnight

Sung Compline (9pm)

Start of Vigil for Youth (10pm)

(all are welcome throughout)

We expect that the number of visitors will begin to fall during this time period.

WEDNESDAY 30th

Midnight-9am

Vigil for Youth

Mass (6am)

Office of Readings (7am)

Morning Prayer (8:30am)

We expect fewer visitors in this time period.

WEDNESDAY 30th

9am-11am

Mass (9:30am)

Departure of the Relics (11am)

As the departure of the relics approaches there will be limited opportunities to visit the relics, and queuing may be necessary; please do not leave it to the last minute!