The Roman Catholic Parish of

Our Lady Queen of Apostles (Cheddar)


Ave Regina Caellorum - from 2nd February until Wednesday of Holy Week.

Hail, Queen of Heaven! Hail, Mistress of the Angels! Hail, O Root!
Hail, O Gate! Through whom light has come into the world.
Rejoice, O glorious Virgin, more beautiful than all others.
Farewell, most lovely one, and pray for us to Christ.

RE Lead Vacancy: Salary: £42,000 - £45,000 depending on experience, Hours: 35 hours full time Permanent. The role of this person is to enable the Bishop's mission and ministry in Catholic education to be fulfilled. Job description and person specification are available on the Department's website where you will also find the application form. The closing date for applications is Friday 13th March.

World day of prayer by and for the women of Zimbabwe takes place on Friday 6th March at 2.15 pm. at the Methodist Church, Cliff St., Cheddar. If you wish to take part, please attend a rehearsal this Friday 28th February at 2.00pm, at the above address.

Mill Hill Missionaries will be holding their annual Novena of Masses and Prayers to St Joseph from 10th - 18th March at St. Joseph's Church, Maidenhead and Herbert House, Liverpool. You are invited to pray with them for God's Blessing on their Society and for the Missionary outreach of the Church. A Poster is displayed on the Notice Board showing the address from which you can obtain a Novena Booklet and/or send in your petitions, which will be placed on St Joseph's Altar and remembered in the Masses and Prayers during the Novena.

All EU, EEA and Swiss citizens living in the UK are required by the government to apply through its Settlement Scheme to continue living, working and accessing services here. The deadline for applications is 30th June 2021. Details and links to the application process can be found on the website. Please let friends, family members and fellow parishioners know who may need to apply. Help is also available at

In the Footsteps of St Ignatius. If parishioners are interested in taking part in this year's pilgrimage to Northern Spain in October, they just need to complete the booking form and return with a deposit to Gill Didino at Tangney Tours (Pilgrim House, Station Court, Borough Green, Kent, TN15 8AF). For further information they can contact Gill on 01732 886666 or Sarah on 0117 9025595 or visit the Clifton Diocese website.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter: for the past 50 years Worldwide Marriage Encounter has been offering marriage enrichment retreats all around the world. Focused on couples who want to enrich their relationship and gain a deeper understanding of the Sacrament of Marriage, the retreat offers a unique experience. It's a chance to explore your relationship at a deeper, more intimate level, regardless of how long you have been together. Thousands of couples in the UK have benefited from a Marriage Encounter weekend retreat. The next retreat is 6th-8th March in Swindon. To find out more visit their website.