Newsletter: 2nd February 2014

CONFIRMATION 2014 List of dates and names are now at the back of church. 

SHARING OUR FAITH 7.30 pm Thursday St Thomas Aquinas Church

CELEBRATION 14
22 ~ 25 August Thornton Convent .A residential weekend for committed Catholic young people  of secondary school age. Application Forms available on request from the Parish Office

FILLING IN THE SANDWICH [The Four Hymn Sandwich] Practical Workshops for all who sing at Mass:  people, priests and deacons.  Led by Teresa Brown and Paul Welcome.

Saturdays from 11 am to 3.30 pm
22nd February
St Gregory’s Church, Northampton NN3 2HS

1st March
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
Great Missenden HP16 9AA

8th March
Christ the King Church, Bedford MK421 0SP

Cost:  £7. per person Please book in advance:  01604 400329 or Online:  www.devinemusc.org.uk See Poster at Back of Church

SVP Retiring Collection Next Weekend

SING A NEW SONG:Music ministry, repertoire and skills for cantors and choirs.  A day with Christopher Walker for singers and instrumentalists.
10 – 4 pm Saturday 26th April Church of St Teresa of the Child Jesus Beaconsfield          HP9 2PL Cost:  £10. per person To register phone 01582 723312 (ext 6) Or email:  admin@nores.org.uk Please see Poster at Back of Church 

MARATHON MAN! Peter O’Sullivan (a regular at 11 am Mass) is going to run the London Marathon in April in aid of CAFOD.  For the next three months all money raised at CAFOD events will go towards this project.  Please give him as much support as you can.  The website for direct donations is: www.virginmoneygiving.com/peterosullivan

CAFOD QUIZ NIGHT There will be a Quiz Night to support Pete’s efforts on Friday 28th February at the Irish Centre:   7 – 11 pm.  Please ring Maggie on 502062 to book your table.  Everyone invited – parish groups or individuals – come along and compete for the Parish Shield!

DIARY SIGNING 2014 If you have been given a diary for 2014 school admission please ensure it is stamped every weekend before mass and after mass i.e “two stamps are required per Mass”.   Diaries will be stamped at the 9am and 11am Sunday Masses at the back of All Saints Church at a designated table.

St Thomas Aquinas Church 6pm Saturday Mass the diaries will be stamped in the Sacristy located at the front of the church on the left hand side. Diaries will not be stamped after mass has started, so please ensure that you arrive in church in plenty of time.

With every Blessing for the week ahead

Father Christopher Perry

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS today 3 – 4 pm St Thomas Aquinas Church Refreshments afterwards ~ all most welcome

TOGETHER IN FAITH UPDATE
Gifts/Gift Aid received to 25.12.13:  £193,010.
Parish share accrued to 25.12.13:       £  54,604.

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

Vera Lord, whose Requiem Mass was yesterday.

Maria Vener, age 77, whose Funeral Service is at 2.45 pm on Monday at St Thomas Aquinas Church.

Maria Palmiero, age 82, late of Water Eaton Road, whose Funeral is on Wednesday, 11 am at St Thomas Aquinas Church.

Guiseppa Fragapane, whose graveside funeral is on Thursday at 1.45 pm.

Maureen Webster, age 78, late of Five Acres, whose Funeral is on Friday, 1 pm at St Thomas Aquinas Church.  Maureen’s body will be brought into church on Thursday at 5 pm.

Please remember the families in your prayers at this sad time for them

 

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Disclaimer: These trips are not organised by the Parish. The Parish takes no responsibility for these trips.

 

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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 2015

Diaries will be stamped at the beginning and the end of each mass within the designated areas.

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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:                               9.30 am Mass

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 followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

 Thursday:                            10 am Mass

 Sunday Masses:                    9 am / 11 am / 6.30 pm

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