Newsletter: 1st February 2015

PHOENIX YOUTH CLUB

For Young People in Year 8 and above

Next Meeting:  7 pm Tuesday 10th February

St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room

Subs £2.

 

JOURNEY IN FAITH continues

7.30 pm Thursday

St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room

 

WHITE FLOWER APPEAL

Society for the Protection of Unborn Children

Received, with thanks, the sum of £920.

 

A REFLECTION DAY FOR PARISH READERS

10 am – 12.30 pm

Saturday 7th February

Pastoral & RE Centre, Holy Ghost Church, Luton

“Our Diocesan Day for Readers in 2015 explores the readings for Lent, Holy Week and the Triduum.  This is the richest treasury of scriptures in our liturgical year.  Proclaiming these readings is a holy and fulfilling privilege for a reader.  This day gives you the time to reflect and think through what you are called to do for the Church, the people of God”.

Please contact Jo at the Parish Office,

as soon as possible, if you would like to book a place.

 

OPEN AFTERNOON INVITATION

THORNTON COLLEGE

Sunday 8th February

“To educate young people to meet the challenges of life courageously, to use their talents to the full and to live the values of Christ’s Gospel”.

 

CELEBRATION 15

Will you join us this year?

FRIDAY 28 AUGUST – MONDAY 31AUGUST

A residential experience at

THORNTON COLLEGE

For young Catholics from Milton Keynes

School Year 6+

Time to: Discuss and debate our faith:

Create prayer and Masses: Play sport and relax

BOOKING FORMS AVAILABLE

at back of Church

 

MATCH FUNDING

The Parish has received £750. from Barclays Bank in match funding for the Christmas Parish Fayre.  Many thanks to those who applied and completed the paperwork on our behalf..

 

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS

And BENEDICTION

3 – 4 pm TODAY

All Saints Church

All Welcome.  Refreshments afterwards.

 

VISIT TO ZAMBIA

In March, Caron Callaghan and a small team are going to visit St Agatha’s Women’s Skill Centre, Mongu, Zambia, built from donations from our parish.  They will be teaching a phonics reading scheme at three of the schools which our Parish supports.  A laptop has already been donated ~ we now need a projector which will remain in Mongu, as a shared teaching resource.  If anyone would like to purchase a projector, or make a donation towards the cost of buying one (£199 from Argos), please let Fr Christopher know.  Please keep their work in your prayers.  Thank You.

 

FULL TIME PERMANENT TEACHERS REQUIRED ~ SEPTEMBER 2015

 (MPS or UPS)

ST THOMAS AQUINAS

CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Applications from students who will be NQTs in September 2015 are very welcome.  Contact the Headteacher, Mr Robert Mundy, on 01908 373977

Please visit website:

(http://www.st-thomasaquinas.co.uk)  or

Contact by email on:

office@st-thomasaquinas.milton-keynes.sch.uk

CLOSING DATE:  Wednesday 4th February 2015

INTERVIEW DATE:  Wednesday 11th February

See Poster at back of Church

 

 

With our prayers for the coming week.

Every Blessing

 

Father Christopher Perry

Fr Prince Kurian

Deacon Noel Guina

CLEANER REQUIRED for

BISHOP PARKER CATHOLIC SCHOOL

2.5 hrs/day (3 pm– 5.30 pm Mon to Fri)

Grade MK23 point 9 £3909.12 pro rata

Tel. 01908 372129 or Email:

bishopcombined@milton-keynes.gov.uk

 

DIOCESAN MASS FOR MARRIED LIFE

Our Lady’s Catholic Church, Corby,

Northants NN17 1EE

12 Noon Saturday 14th February

Bishop Peter Doyle warmly invites you to this Mass.  He encourages all married couples and any of their family members to attend.  We will gather from 11.30 am, followed by Mass at 12 noon.  Bishop Peter will give his Pastoral Blessing to those couples celebrating significant milestones in their marriage, i.e., 1, 10, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50 years etc.  If you are celebrating such a milestone please contact:

Eamonn & Paola McMorrow

07412 151517 or at mfl@nores.org.uk

All are very welcome to attend.

Refreshments available after Mass

 

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LOURDES, NEVERS, PARIS

Departs 25th July

Cost: £550. Non-Refundable Deposit £50.

Phone: REMY 647854

*List at back of Church*

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

************************************ 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 2016

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

 

VIGIL MASS (Saturday):  6 pm

SUNDAY MASSES:            7.30 am

 Monday:                             10 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday:                        10.00 am Mass and Rosary

Friday:                                  8.30 am Mass

Saturday:                              9.30 am Mass

10 – 10.30 am Confessions

 

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

 

SUNDAY MASSES:              9 am / 11 am / 6.30 pm

Tuesday:                               10 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Thursday:                             10 am Mass

 

 

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