Newsletter: 9 October 2011

Midweek Mass Watch
Please note there is no Mass on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday there is no 8.30 am Mass owing to the Requiem Mass of Joe Pereira.

HEAD COUNT. Would the collectors please count all heads in church this weekend. Don’t forget to include the choir, the altar servers and the children out in their Liturgy of the Word. Same again next week.

Would any parents who missed the meeting last week please enrol your child by adding their name to the list on display in the Lady Chapel at St Thomas Aqauinas Church {after one of the Masses there}. Also please sign and take home the parental promise to say that you will do your best to bring your child to Mass every weekend.

ACADEMIC MASS, 4.30 pm Tuesday at St Thomas Aquinas School. A Mass for all who are associated with our local Catholic Schools. An invitation is also extended to the many Catholics who work in non-Catholic schools.

WEDDING BELLS. Blessings upon Jennifer Hinchcliffe and Andrew McAuliffe who were married yesterday. The last of our high number of weddings this year, all happy occasions.

PARISH FAIR. Thank you for remembering to bring in a bottle today for our November Fair. Next week would you kindly bring in some nice cosmetics and/or jewellery? Many thanks.

PARISH WEBSITE. Many thanks to parishioners Frank and Delphine who have been working on upgrading our website which, I am told, is ready to go “live” very soon. We want all parish groups to have their own section, so would a delegate from each group please contact Delphine at: giving a good plug for their group together with photos, stories, history, etc.

Many thanks to all who helped towards the success of last week’s Harvest celebration. It raised £1,427.

Joe Pereira, late of South Lawne, who died on Monday. Joe’s funeral Mass is on Friday at 10 am at All Saints Church. Please remember his wife, Rosita, and their family at this sad time.

Saturday 15th October
9.30 am for 10 am start
“Meeting God in Friend and Stranger”
With keynote Speaker Archbishop Kevin McDonald (our former Bishop). At St John’s Church, 296 Sundon Park Road, Luton, Beds LU3 3AL.
Please bring food for a shared lunch.

You are invited to a CaFE Day Retreat at St Augustine’s Catholic Church, Milton Keynes MK13 7PL. 10 am – 4.30 pm Saturday 15th October.
Inspiring, practical and enjoyable talks on “Knowing God Even Better”, music, prayerful reflection, discussion, tea and coffee! Free of charge. Holy Mass at 9.30 am. Bring a packed lunch.

“ALADDIN” starring Gareth Gates is the next Panto at MK Theatre. We have reserved 200 seats for:
Friday 13th January 2012. Cost £19.
We usually take over the theatre for the night!

For those note into Panto:
5th November – Cost £29.40p.
Please Sign Angela’s List.

This group will be reciting the Rosary on Saturday 15th October at 2 pm. The venue is:
Mr & Mrs Rafaelle Zeolla
65 Whaddon Way, Bletchley, MK3 (378558).
Everyone most welcome.

Coach Trip to Rochester Christmas Market
Thursday 1st December ~ Fare £11.
Contact Michael/Vivienne Smith (507184)
Pilgrimage to Poland
2nd – 6th June 2012
Visiting the tomb of Sr Faustina who founded the Divine Mercy Devotion. Cost £695. based on a group of 30. Details/itinery from Mike Smith (507184)

Disclaimer: The Parish has no responsibility for these advertised trip

May God Bless Us All

Fr Michael

A man came back to the car dealer after he’d bought a new car. “I believe you gave me a guarantee with my car,” he said. “That’s right, sir”, the dealer replied. “We will replace anything that breaks.” “Fine, I need a new garage door.” !!

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