Newsletter: 9th March 2014

ADVANCE NOTICE: EASTER DAY MASSES

St Thomas Aquinas Church

(Saturday 19th April)

 Solemn Vigil 7.30 pm

[NB:  NO 6 pm Mass]

(Sunday Masses 20th April)

8.30 am and 10 a.m.

All Saints Church

(Sunday Masses 20th April)

8 am ~ 9.15 am ~ 11 am

[NB NO Evening Mass]

St Alban’s, Winslow

(Saturday 19th April)

Solemn Vigil 8 pm

LENTEN LUNCHES St Thomas Aquinas 12 noon Friday 14th March

                       All Saints 12 noon Tuesday 8th April

Both events preceded  by Mass at 11.30 a.m.  Money raised for CAFOD.  Soup’n’Roll on the 14th and ‘Ploughmans’ on the 8th.  Please support if you can.

‘PHYSICS AT THE INTERFACE’ 7.30 pm Thursday 13th March

Speaker:  Prof Helen Gleeson OBE FlnstP
Lecture Theatre, St Paul’s School MK6 5EN Admission is free

CES EDUCATION ADVISER (Wales) and EDUCATION OFFICER (Archdiocese of Cardiff)

New post combining working in a national Welsh role for the Catholic Education Service with working in education for the Schools Commission of the Archdiocese.  Closing date Friday 28th March. Email:  ewilliams@catholiceducation.org.uk

CAFOD DAY OF REFLECTION 11 am – 3.30 pm Saturday 15 March (Please bring your own packed lunch) St Teresa’s Parish Centre, Beaconsfield, HP9 2PL
Reflections from Brian Purfield, Mount St Jesuit Centre
To book:  email  northampton@cafod.org.uk or Phone 01604 785254

LENT RETREAT The Third Day.  God’s Good Time 10.30 am – 3 pm Saturday 22 March

Canon John Udris, Spiritual Director, Oscott College St Mary’s, Woburn Sands (Please bring a packed lunch)

 SVP Retiring Collection today 

YOUTH GOOD FRIDAY STATIONS OF THE CROSS If you would like to take part in this liturgy on Good Friday, at 12 noon, there will be 2 practices – Tuesday 25th March and Tuesday 1st April at 7.30 pm in the Meeting Room of St Thomas Aquinas Church.  While members of Phoenix Youth Club will ‘take the lead’,  there is a need for additional young people from year 7 upwards.  Readers, actors, musicians and a lead female singer needed!

 

CAFOD QUIZ held to sponsor Peter O’Sullivan in the London Marathon, raised £400.  Many thanks to all who attended and to the Irish Centre for hosting the event.

CAFOD 2nd COLLECTION last week raised £800.45p.  Many thanks to all.

DIOCESAN DIRECTORIES Available at back of church.  £2.50p per copy.

SERVICES OF RECONCILIATION FOR LENT

11.30 am Monday 7th April

St Thomas Aquinas Church

7.30 pm Thursday 10th April

All Saints Church

 

MASS and ANOINTING OF THE SICK With Bishop Peter Doyle 7.30 pm Tuesday 8th April, St Edward The Confessor, Shenley Church End

DIVINE MERCY ~ Sunday 27th April Visit to the Parish of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Great Missenden
You are invited to join Fr Wayne Coughlin and the Parish for a complimentary lunch followed by Divine Mercy Devotions at 3 pm.

A DAY IN YORK.  Saturday 10th May (Depart St Paul’s School at 9 am)
Visit York Minster/Shrine of St Margaret Clitherow £22. per person.  Book through your priest.

With every Blessing for the week ahead

Father Christopher Perry

2nd Collection next weekend Easter Flowers

 

CONFIRMATION 7.30 pm on Thursday at All Saints Church 40 candidates will be presented to Bishop Peter

MAY SHE REST IN PEACE

Michelle Roberts, aged 49, late of Bingham Close whose Funeral is on Wednesday, 11.30 am at St Thomas Aquinas Church.

 

PARISH FAYRE

Are you able to make jam, marmalade or pickles?  If so, please contact Monica on 270114  as she has jam and kilner jars available.  Thanks.

 

STRATFORD UPON AVON Coach Trip

22nd May ~ £11. per person

Contact Vivienne on 507184

Disclaimer: This trip is not organised by the Parish.The Parish takes no responsibility for this trip.

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                                    11.30 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

 Friday:                                   2 pm Stations of the Cross

 Sunday Masses:                    9 am / 11 am / 6.30 pm

 

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