General Information

The English Speaking Catholic Mission of the Archdiocese
embraces all Mass Centres, assembling to celebrate Holy Mass
in English, at the crypt in St. Boniface’s Church,
Karl Strasse 34, 80333 München; For an International community,
at the Bürgersaalkirche, Neuhauser Str. 14,  80331 München;
For the Nigerian Catholics, at the Parish Church, St. Maximilian-
Kolbe-Kirche, Maximilian-Kolbe-Allee 18,  81739 München.

The English Speaking Catholic Mission is one of the 25 Missions
for mother tongue language groups,
established by the Archdiocese of München and Freising.
This is a Mission and not a Parish.
Englischsprachige Katholische Gemeinde – in German.
English Speaking Catholic Mission – in English.




Celebrating the Church’s Liturgy and Sacraments

Holy Mass is celebrated in English on Sundays and on predetermined
feasts during the week. Please refer the Newsletter distributed after
Holy Mass for all details, or get your personal copy from the office.
If you have a request for a group/family mass, for a particular day,
occasion, or event etc., please contact the priest at your Mass Centre,
you are welcome.


Mass Intentions and Stipends:   
Anyone may offer an intention for Holy Mass.
Your intention is to be submitted in writing to the priest
serving at your Mass Centre, with your request for a particular date.   
The stipend for Holy Mass in the Archdiocese is five Euros.  
This amount is to be given in the Sunday collection
where you attend service and where the Mass is offered.
Your intention will be recorded in the subsequent Newsletter.


The Sacrament of Penance and Confession:
A priest is available to hear confessions on Sundays,
at the Bürgersaalkirche, Neuhauser Str. 14,  80331 München;
from 3.00 to 4.00 pm,
You may also request for confession according to your
convenience by appointment with a priest.
At the Mission Centre, Confessions will be heard only in the Chapel.


The Sacrament of Baptism for children:
All children of a Catholic parent are advised to be baptized in the
Church. Before the child is baptized, there is an instruction to be
given to the parents and Godparents. Godparents should be a lady
and a gent who have been baptized in the Catholic Church.
Please contact the priest at your Mass Centre in advance.
In the emergency of death of the child, please request immediately.


The Sacrament of Holy Communion for children:
Registration by 30th of July. Catechism classes are conducted on
Sundays at the Mission Centre, with a course of instructions and
prayers, followed by Holy Mass.


The Sacraments of the Church for Adults, and from other faiths, etc.
Registration by: 30th of April. Adults who are not yet baptized in
the Catholic Church and who desire to receive this Sacrament are
recommended to register for instructions. The course for preparation
is a minimum of two years. Catechumens are encouraged to attend
Holy Mass with the community. Please refrain from receiving
Holy Communion. With and after the approval of the Archbishop,
adults may be baptized and confirmed at the Easter Liturgy and
thereafter be in full communion with the Catholic Church.
For assistance, please contact the priest at your Mass Centre in person.


The Sacrament of Matrimony:  
There are spiritual instructions a Marriage Preparation Course
for those who are to be married and other procedures required.
The concerned persons are requested to contact the priest at your
Mass Centre in advance to finalize all details.


The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick:
Those who are in danger of death from sickness or old age,
and who desire to receive this sacrament, please arrange to
contact the priest at the earliest.


There are no payments to be made
to receive the Sacraments of the Church at this Mission.



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