Newsletter: 22nd June 2014

TODAY IS THE FEAST OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST

 

CATHOLICISM DVD COURSE

Session Four:  Our Tainted Nature’s Solitary Boast

7.30 pm Thursday

 St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room

All Welcome

 

ROSARY LINK

8.30 am Friday 27th June

St Thomas Aquinas Church

For vocations to the priesthood ~ Northampton Diocese

 

ANNUAL NOVENA MASS

Beatification of Ven Fr Agnelo

7 pm Friday 27th June

St Thomas Aquinas Church

All Welcome – Followed by Refreshments

 

INSPECTION REPORT

St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School

1st April 2014

‘Outstanding’ RE Inspection Report

A great reflection of all of the good work that goes on in our school from pupils, teachers, staff, parents and governors.  A real celebration of what we do every day!

St Paul’s ‘RE’ Inspection was equally as positive so they must all be congratulated too.

Well done to all the schools

who serve our parish children.

 

PARISH BBQ

12 noon – Saturday 28th June

St Thomas Aquinas

Tickets: £4.50p per person.  £14. Family Ticket.

IF purchased IN ADVANCE

£5. per person.        £15. Family Ticket

Purchased ON THE DAY

These prices INCLUDE tea, coffee,soft drinks.

*NO dogs please – only ‘guide dogs’  Thank You*

TOMBOLA prizes needed plus volunteers to help on the day.  Help sought to make salads (please contact Vivienne on 01908 507184).

**TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE**

 

RENEWAL OF COMMITMENT OF

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF

HOLY COMMUNION

This will take place at all Masses

If you are a Eucharistic Minister and are unable to be present, could you please email the Parish Office.  If you wish, after your time of service, to ‘step down’ from this ministry, please contact Fr Christopher.

 

CONSULTATION on the PROPOSED FEDERATION OF ST THOMAS AQUINAS CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL and BISHOP PARKER CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

Following ratification, the consultation period opened on 9th June and closes on 18th July.  Details can be found on the following websites:

http://www.st-thomasaquinas.co.uk/

http://www.bishopparker.milton-keynes.sch.uk/

http://www.bletchleyparish.co.uk/

Copies will be displayed on the church notice boards.  The Governing Bodies would be very grateful if you would complete the response sheets and hand these in to either school or post them in the box located at the back of church.  Many thanks

 

Annual INTER-PARISH PICNIC

1 – 4 pm Sunday 29th June:  St Paul’s School

Please bring ‘lunch to share’

Bouncy Castle and Musical ‘treats’ !

 

POSTGRADUATE

THEOLOGY PROGRAMME

‘Open Day’

11 am – 2.30 pm 12 July

St Teresa’s Parish Centre, Beaconsfield

To help people to decide whether to commit to the course or not.    3-year programme, commencing September 2014, taught on Saturdays throughout the year.  Details:   See Poster at back of Church.

 

BIENNIAL PROCESSION OF FAITH

1.30 pm Sunday 27th July

St Joseph’s Church, Bedford

Walking through the centre of Bedford  .There will be an ‘open-air’ service concluding with Benediction at about 3.30 pm.  Details  ‘log on’ to:

www.relicourladyofguadalupe.co.uk

 

With every blessing for the week ahead

Father Christopher Perry

PHOENIX YOUTH CLUB 7 pm Tuesday

St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room

 

BAPTISM PREPARATION 8 pm Thursday

St Thomas Aquinas Church

 

JUNE 100 CLUB WINNERS

£25. Pet McGlynn/£12. Anne Hirst/

£12. Ted Grant

 

OUR LADY OF FATIMA PRAYER GROUP

2 pm 5th July

Dr Paul & Mrs Lissy Paulson, 15 Highveer Croft, Tattenhoe, MK4 3BN (Tess 01908 378558)

All Welcome

 

21ST Annual NORES LECTURE

7.30 pm Friday 11th July

Holy Ghost Parish Centre, Luton LU4 8JD

‘Proclaiming the Joy of the Gospel

in contemporary culture’

Speaker:  Rt Rev John Sherrington

Followed by Evening Prayer and Refreshments

All Are Very Welcome

 

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VISIT TO FR MICHAEL HARRISON

Sunday 6th July ~ Fare £13.

Leave:  9 am St Thomas Aquinas Church

     Depart: 4 pm St Anthony’s Church, Slough

Arrive back at St Thomas Aquinas Church

approx. 5.30 pm

Please bring packed lunch

Please call REMY on 01908 647854

AYLESFORD, KENT 10th AUGUST ~ £13.

Phone:  REMY 647854

*Individual Lists at back of Church*

These trips are not organised by the Parish. The Parish takes no responsibily 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

************************************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 372315Parish 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 CHAPLAINCYIf 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 and Rosary

Wednesday:                10 am Mass and Rosary

Friday:                         8.30 am Mass and Rosary

Saturday:                     9.30 am Mass

10 – 10.30 am Confessions

                                      Saturday Vigil Mass:  6 pm

Sunday:                        7.30 am

 

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

 

Tuesday:                      10 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Rosary

Thursday:                    10 am Mass and Rosary

Sunday Masses:           9 am /  11 am  /  6.30 pm

 

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