Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament (CBS)

Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament
The Sacred Heart Ward - Diocese of Lincoln

The oldest devotional society in the Church of England for Priests and Laity founded 1862.

The Objectives:

The Confraternity exists for the advancement of the catholic faith in the Anglican Tradition and in particular to promote:

The honour due to Jesus Christ our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament of his body and blood.

Pray for one another at the Eucharist.

Careful preparation for and reception of Holy Communion, including the Eucharistic fast.

The reverent and dignified celebration of the Eucharist and the reservation and veneration of the Blessed Sacrament

The continuance of the catholic priesthood, and

Catholic theological teaching, learning and development.

Ward Superior: Fr Edward Martin SSC, S. Augustine's & S. Andrew's, Grimsby
Ward Secretary: Fr Paul Noble SSC, Skirbeck, Boston

We meet once a year in the octave of Corpus Christi for Mass, and occasionally at other times as advertised

National Festival:

Saturday June 13th 2015 - S. Mary the Virgin, Handsworth, Sheffield S13 9BZ

12 noon Concelebrated Sung Mass.
3.00pm Meeting of Associates followed by Procession & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

 Thursday June 4th. 7.30pm. Sung Mass of Corpus Christi. St Peter and St Paul, Burgh-le-Marsh.

Saturday July 18th. 12 noon. Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament (With Church Union and Friends of St Margaret's Waddingworth) Sung Mass, Barbeque, Procession of The Blessed Sacrament and Benediction. At St Margaret's Waddingworth. (Redundant church in deserted village near Horncastle.)

Annual General District and Ward meeting, Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road, Lincoln. Saturday October 10th 2015

The AGM takes place as part of the Catholic Societies Joint Meeting during the Forward in Faith Assembly.