MASS & SERVICE TIMES
Saturday 2nd September
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Kathleen Harrison RIP
Sunday 3rd September – 22nd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (CYCLE A)
9;30am – People of the parish
11:00am – Fred Horrigan RIP
Monday 4th September
9:30am – Service of Word and Communion
Tuesday 5th September
10:15am – CRAFT GROUP
7:00pm – Mass – Edward McCambridge RIP
Wednesday 6th September
Noon – Mass – Holy Souls
Thursday 7th September
9;30am – Mass – Paul O’Connor (sick)
Friday 8th September
Saturday 9th September
No Mass this evening
Sunday 10th September
11:00am – 40TH ANNIVERSARY MASS. People of the Parish
Monday 11th September
7:30pm – Scripture Group
If Fr Simon is unobtainable and you urgently need a Priest please phone the parish mobile: 07548 222133 Please use this number for emergencies only i.e. where a priest is needed urgently.
Dates for your Diary
Tuesday 5th 10:15am – CRAFT GROUP
Everyone is welcome – you don’t have to be highly talented – just interested in some sharing good company and having a go.
Sat 9th & Sun 10th – PARISH 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
These take place next weekend. Please note that there will be only one Mass next weekend – on Sunday at 11am. (There will be no Mass on Saturday evening)
Monday 11th 7:30pm – SCRIPTURE REFLECTION GROUP
The new Autumn session starts on Monday 11th September. Subject to the unexpected cropping up the dates will be 7.30 – 9.00pm on Mondays;
Scripture Reflection meetings are held in the presbytery.
We look at scripture – presently Matthew’s gospel, and discuss how this informs our faith and our relationships. Anyone is welcome to attend – no academic experience is needed. Please do come along.
Tuesday 12th 6.00pm – CONFIRMATION PREPARATION
Confirmation preparation is for young people who will be in Year 9 or above this new school year. Young people should have already made their First Holy Communion.
Our first meeting for young people and parents/carers will be on Tuesday 12th September at 6.00pm in church. If anyone didn’t come to the initial meeting they can come along and complete the form on the night. Further meetings will be on Tuesdays from 6.00pm – 7.00pm. If you have any questions please speak to Fr Simon.
Tuesday 19th 10:00am – COFFEE MORNING
Our next coffee morning is after the 9:30am Mass. As well as tea and coffee, there will be Bingo, a Bring & Buy Stall and a Raffle. Please come along and enjoy a chat with fellow parishioners and join in the fun. Everyone is welcome.
PARISH 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
Do you know of anyone who would need transport to the festivities on the Saturday or to the Mass on the Sunday? If so, please tell Fr Simon.
WINGS – St Stephen’s School in Kenya.
We have transferred a further £1,000 to the School to help in the education of these young people. Please continue to support WINGS. There are envelopes available in the porch.
SPECTACLES FOR MISSIONS
Please continue to bring in your unwanted spectacle and cases. Before they are sent out to the Missions they are checked and repaired as required by a group of prisoners providing them with valuable work.
200 CLUB DRAW
Winner: £40 Prize this week – Mrs J Fitzsimmons
WHY NOT JOIN THE 200 CLUB AND HELP THE PARISH?
FLOWERS FOR THE CHURCH
A big Thank You to the ladies who arrange the Flowers for the church.
If you would like to make a donation for the flowers please add your name to the list in the porch and place your donation into the wall box.