Newsletter: 13th October 2013

ROSARY After weekday Masses at All Saints Church and St Thomas Aquinas Church during the month of October.  Led by the Legion of Mary. 

CONFIRMATION 2014 Third and Final Call Are you in School Year 7 or over?  Do you want to become a full member of the Church by being Confirmed by Bishop Peter in March?  Are you committed enough to the Catholic faith to accept this responsibility?  If so, please sign the list at the back of church, giving all your details and we will get in touch with you when the course begins in January.

HEAD COUNT Would the collectors please count everyone’s head today during Mass. Don’t forget the children and adults in the Liturgy, the servers and the musicians.  Same again for the next two Sundays.

CAFOD The sum of £980.30p has been sent to CAFOD for their Appeal for Syria.  This represented the total raised from the Soup’n’Roll lunch and Family Fast Day envelopes. Many, many thanks for your support.

100 CLUB DRAW The first draw will take place at the Coffee Morning today, after the 11 o’clock Mass at All Saints.
It is not too late to join the 100 Club, should you wish, so please contact Angela White via the Parish Office.

MK FOOD BANK To date, 101 Bags have been collected by the Parish which is very much appreciated so please ‘keep up’ your stirling efforts.
The Food Bank, at the moment, are in particular need of non-perishable items especially tinned vegetables.

COFFEE/CAKES/RAFFLE today

after 11 am Mass at All Saints

Proceeds to CAFOD

 ST PAUL’s CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL Open Evening for prospective Year 7 pupils and parents:  6.30 – 8.30 pm Wednesday 16th October at the school in Phoenix Drive, Leadenhall.  Do support our local Catholic Schools. 

MAY HE REST IN PEACE
Brendan O’Rourke, retired teacher at Bishop-Parker School, who died earlier this week.

ENVELOPE BOXES Could you kindly collect your box today as 42 still remain to be collected.  The boxes will be returned to St Thomas Aquinas, for a further two weeks, after this week at All Saints.  Thank You. 

VISITING EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS Maggie (Parish visit co-ordinator) invites you to a get-together for all the Eucharistic Ministers who visit house bound parishioners or those in residential homes or hospital, on Friday 25th October 7.30pm in St Thomas Aquinas meeting room. Light refreshments will be available!

Year of Faith – Celebrating Vatican II

Celebrating the Year of Faith, the 50th

anniversary of the Second Vatican Council

and the 20th anniversary of the Catechism.

The next open lecture is at the RE Centre,

33, Westbourne Road, Luton, LU4 8JD

at 7.30pm on Friday 18 October 2013

“Source, Summit and Goal”

All are very welcome. Suggested donation £5

Please book: Email: admin@nores.org.uk

Telephone:  01582 723312 Ext 6

May God bless us in our various ministries,

Father Christopher Perry

PARISH FAYRE Next meeting Monday 14th October 7 pm at St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room.   A van driver is needed to pick up tables and urns from Churches, in the morning, and return ‘stuff’ at the end of the day,

Is anyone able to volunteer?  Also, new helpers needed – do we have any volunteers please?  Contact Maggie:  01908 503076 or 07786196804 Thanks.

We are using the ‘themed donation weeks’ as previously commencing with bottles on the 13th October.  Please leave these at back of church.

Next week (20th) Jewellery/Cosmetics

Many thanks for your support

Lux.Home:   31st January – 2nd February 2013

A Catholic resident weekend for young people of secondary school age.  Held at Kings Park Conference Centre in Northampton.   Cost £80. per person.  Visit www.nymo.org/home  or call 01582 720627

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Coach Trip to Bluewater Shopping Centre

Thursday 28th November

Coach leaves All Saints 8 am

Cost: £10.50

Phone Michael/Vivienne Smith 507184

Disclaimer: This trip is not organised by the Parish

The Parish takes no responsibility for this trip. 

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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:           Maggie Osgathorpe

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, at the time of the Children’s Liturgy of the Word.

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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 am Mass

 

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

Tuesday:                               10 am Mass

Wednesday:                          10 am

Service of Word and Communion

Thursday:                             10 am Mass

Sunday Masses:                    9 am / 11 am / 6.30 pm

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