MASS & SERVICE TIMES
Saturday 27th October
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Frank Rose RIP
Sunday 28th October – 30th SUNDAY ORDINARY TIME (CYCLE B)
9:30am – People of the Parish
11:00am – Joyce Davies
Monday 29th October
9:30am – Mass – Sick of the Parish
Tuesday 30th October
2:00pm – Requiem Mass – Dorothy Mannix RIP
Wednesday 31st October
Noon – Mass – Persecuted Christians
7:15pm – Music Ministry Rehearsal
Thursday 1st November – ALL SAINTS DAY
10:00am – Mass – Father Simon’s intentions
7:00pm – Mass – Paul O’Connor
Friday 2nd November – ALL SOULS DAY
Saturday 3rd November
4:45pm – Sacrament of Reconciliation
5:15pm – Jimmy O’Mara RIP
Sunday 4th November
9:30am – James Cuffe RIP birthday
11:00am – People of the Parish
Monday 5th November
9:30am – Service of Word and Communion
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
All Saints Day
Thursday 1st November
A Holy Day of Obligation: Masses are 10:00am and 7:00pm.
Caring for our planet lecture
Thursday 1st November 2018, 7.30 – 9pm
A free lecture at Reaseheath College Nantwich by Reverend Bernard Moss, Emeritus Professor at Staffordshire University, Associate Minister at St Mary’s Parish Church, Nantwich. The talk is about caring for our planet from a spiritual perspective, for more details please go to the Reaseheath website https://ucreaseheath.ac.uk/public-lectures/
Tuesday 13th November at 10:30am
Come along and join in the fun – Refreshments, Bingo, Raffle and Bring-and Buy Sale. We would love to see more people supporting these events.
Friday 23rd November. Doors open at 7pm and the bingo starts at 7:30pm.
We would be grateful for donations of Prizes for this event. And of course your support on the evening itself – always a great evening out. The money raised on the Bingo Night is to pay for essential equipment and electrical works in the Parish Centre. Tickets are now on sale.
Belgian Beer Night
Friday 7th December 7:30pm to 11:30pm
Tickets available from Phil Martin in advance of the night (07720 807162). Price is £10 for 2 beers (one draught and one bottle) plus food (Belgian Stew). More beers available to purchase on the night. £4 for those who only want the food. Pre-order forms will be made available before the event if you want to order additional beers for the Christmas period.
Sunday 9th December – noon onwards
Please add your name(s) to the list in the porch if you would like to attend. If you have any special needs (dietary, transport to and fro, access arrangements, etc) please let us know. We would also welcome volunteers to assist on the day – and Raffle Prizes please.
Children’s Christmas Party
Sunday 16th December
After 11am Mass. Shared table, games and a special guest. We would like parents to stay around to help with their own children (Coffees and teas will be provided). Should finish about 14:00.
LPA Shrines of France 2019
5th – 13th September 2019
St John Vianney Parish have organised a coach trip to Lisieux, Nevers, Lourdes and Paris. Cost is £660, more details about the coach trip are on the forms in the outer porch.
Spiritan’s Mission Appeal
Please see the letter on the Notice Board thanking you for your generosity.
We are appealing for volunteers to help with the cleaning of the church on a Thursday morning. Even if you can just spare half an hour that would be a great help to the small team of volunteer cleaners.
Catholic Certificate of Religious Studies (CCRS)
Please see the poster in the porch about this interesting Course which is intended for all who wish to know more about their Catholic Faith.
Although the first Module has taken place, the CCRS may be joined at the start of any module.
Thank you to Pat and Ann for organising the day trip to Blackpool, the day out was enjoyed by everyone who went.
We are looking to find a person to take over as Parish Administrator. Derek has been carrying out this role since 2011 and he has decided to retire next month.
If you would like to volunteer to take over will you please speak to Fr Simon. Or, if you would like to know what it involves, you can contact Derek. Derek is definitely finishing so we need to find a replacement pretty quickly. Please note this role is voluntary.
200 CLUB DRAW
Winner: £40 Prize this week – Mr John Rowbottom
WHY NOT JOIN THE 200 CLUB AND HELP THE PARISH?
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.