Newsletter: 30th December 2012

Fr MICHAEL and Fr JOSEPH would like to say a big “Thank You” for your gift to them of £2527. each, via the Offertory Collection on Christmas Day which is the greatest section of their annual income.  Thanks also for the cards and gifts, all of which are much appreciated.

TODAY IS THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY

CELEBRATE YOUR MARRIAGE with your family Special Mass Saturday 9th February 013
Praise from 11.30 am/Mass at 12 Noon
Celebrant:  Bishop Peter Doyle
Our Lady Immaculate & St Thomas of Canterbury
Kingsthorpe Road, Northampton, NN2 6AG
All welcome to attend
Refreshments available after Mass
NB: Pastoral Blessing Certificates presented to couples celebrating significant milestones in their marriage.
Contact ~ Eamonn & Paola McMorrow 07412151517 Or at mfl@nores.org.uk RSVP by 26 January 2013

MAY SHE REST IN PEACE
Kitty Woodley, late of Lambourne Court, whose funeral is on Thursday, 3rd January at 1.45 pm at Crownhill.
Rose Burke, late of Rosewood Nursing Home, whose funeral is at St Pancras, East Finchley, on 9th January.

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Why not pay your offering to the Church by way of Standing Order, the more convenient way.  Just let us know by dropping this slip in the basket.

STANDING ORDER REQUEST

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NEXT SUNDAY is the Solemnity of The Epiphany.  Readers please note.

EXTRA MASS on Thursday at 11 am at Caton House ~ especially for the residents of nursing homes and the housebound and all nearby residents.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Mass on 31st December St Thomas Aquinas Church
10 am (No Exposition)
12 Midnight (with Exposition from 11.30 pm)
Mass on 1st January

All Saints Church 12 Noon

ALTAR SERVERSNext weekend, at your usual Mass,we will present medals of the Archconfraternity of St Stephen.  Please remind us today if you are ‘due’ a medal, having completed a full year as a server.

2013 DIOCESAN DIRECTORIES available  ~ only £3.50p.

SCHOOLS ADMISSIONS SEPTEMBER 2014.
Please start using your diary at next weekend’s Masses and during the coming year, having it signed during Mass at the time of the Children’s Liturgy of the Word.  If you haven’t yet collected your diary, please collect one from the Parish Office.

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARISH was a wonderful time, with beautiful liturgies, befitting of the Holy Season.  Great crowds attended, which is very pleasing.  Thank you to everyone who contributed in any way.  We are blessed, in our parish, to have such wonderful support, not just at Christmas, but all year long.

May God Bless Us All in the Year Ahead 

Fr Michael

IF ‘Santa’ gave you a new computer for Christmas please consider donating your fully working ‘redundant one’ to Holy Cross Girls School in Zambia.  Contact Angela White or Parish Office.

REPOSITORIES.  Please take care when looking at the displays as recently items have been found broken.  Many thanks.

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ARE YOU NEW?  HAVE YOU MOVED?

I am a new/existing* parishioner.

Please add me to the Parish List.

I would/would not* like to be contacted by a Parish Welcomer.

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Deacon:                                                Rev. Noel Guina

Tel: 01908 649356 – email: guina@btinternet.com

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Parish Pastoral Worker:                          Angela White

Parish Visit Co-Ordinator:                        Eileen Eade

Child Protection Representative:

  Marie Day                                              07882 713797

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Parish Primary Schools:

Bishop Parker School, MK2 3BT                        372129

St Thomas Aquinas School, MK3 5DT               373977

St Paul’s Secondary School MK6 5EN               669735

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Parish Office:                                          01908 372315
Parish Secretary                                           Jo Cerrone

Office Hours:

   Monday-Friday:                            9.30 am – 12:30 pm
[Jo – Mon-Tues-Wed- Fri:  Eileen – Thurs]
At other times:                                      By Appointment

 

MK GENERAL HOSPITAL CHAPLAINCY
If you know of a Catholic in hospital please contact:
Catholic Chaplaincy                              01908 243700

MARRIAGE CARE

For confidential advice, please call 0800 389 3801

 

 

School Admissions September 2014

Please have your diary signed during Mass

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SERVICES THIS WEEK

 

ST THOMAS AQUINAS CHURCH

Sycamore Avenue, MK2 2JE

Monday:                               10 am Mass

followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday:                          10 am Mass and Rosary

Friday                                    8.30 am Mass

Saturday:                              10 – 10.30 am Confessions

Saturday Vigil Mass:           6 pm

Sunday:                                 7.30 amMass

 

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

Tuesday:                               10 am Mass

Wednesday:                          10 am

                        Word/Communion/Rosary

Thursday                              10am Mass

Sunday Masses:                    9 am / 11 am / 6.30 pm

 

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