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Prayer in sign language

An act of entrusting England to Our Lady

Prayer for when there is no Mass

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5th Sunday of Lent in sign language

Available from Saturday 3pm (28th March)

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Pope Francis' 'Urbi et orbi' in BSL
(interpreted in BSL by James Fitzgerald).

Note about the sign language in 'Signs of God' lectionaries.

The video clips recorded are to assist Deaf people and others who are involved with the readings at Mass in the UK. It is not truly British Sign Language as such (which has it own linguistic principles); people read the ‘Signs of God’ lectionaries which is printed in English and the video clips are to enable them to read, prepare and sign the readings. However, important BSL principles such as placements and facial expressions can be used as much as possible which will greatly clarify the meaning and content of the messages in the readings.

Video: Sunday Word of God in sign language

Solemnities & Feasts

The Presentation of the Lord (2nd February)

St David, Patron of Wales (2nd March 2020)

St Patrick, Patron of Ireland (17th March 2020)

St Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary (19th March 2020)

The Annuniciation of the Lord (25th March 2020)

St George, Patron of England (23rd April 2020)


Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (15th August)

All Saints (1st November)

All Souls (2nd November)

All Saints of Ireland (6th November)

Immaculate Conception (8th December)

Order form for DVD

Liturgical Signs: Mass, Prayers and Glossary in Sign Language.

Liturgical signs (glossary) - click here to see the video

Updated liturgical signs - click here to see the video

(Our Father; Let us Pray; At the time he was betrayed)

Emmaus story

(24:13-35) in modern setting filmed in 2009