Newsletter: 12th July 2015

PARISH BBQ

Saturday 25th July

12 Noon – 4:00 PM

St Thomas Aquinas Church Grounds

£4 per person or £10 per family

(Prices include Meat & Salad)

Bring your own drinks, glasses and seating or blankets

FREE BOUNCY CASTLE • FREE GOLF IN BUCKET • FREE SPLAT THE RAT • FREE STOCKS • TOMBOLA

Tickets on sale after Mass

 

URGENT!

Donations for the Tombola

for the Parish BBQ.  Please bring to the Presbytery before 25th July.  Many thanks.

 

 

 

READING AT MASS

If you are on the Rota to read at a particular Mass but are unable to do so, please arrange a ‘swop’ with someone else, to avoid confusion.  Many thanks.

 

CONCERT

Community Voices – Water Eaton

1.45 pm Monday 13th July

Water Eaton Church Centre

Free Entry – Raffle – Refreshments

 

No Divine Mercy Devotions on Sunday 2nd August.

Next Devotions will be on Sunday 6th September

3-4pm All Saints Church

 

SECOND COLLECTION today

APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA

 

‘FUN DAY’

on Watson’s Field, Little Brickhill

From 12.30 pm Saturday 18th July

Celebrating the ‘twinning’ of Little Brickhill

with Colle Sannita in Benevento,m Italy

Free Entry

 See Poster on Notice board at back of church

 

CATHOLIC CERTIFICATE IN

RELIGIOUS STUDIES – CCRS (2015-16)

Induction Day 5 September in Milton Keynes

Leaflets/Registration Forms from

www.nores.org.uk/adulteducation

Information contact Jackie McCathy,

NORES Office 01582 723312

 

DIOCESE OF NORTHAMPTON

PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

Friday 21st August ~ Friday 28th August

For those aged 16-30 years old and wishing to be a young helper call Neil on 01582 720627

See Poster at back of Church

 

NYMO

WORLD YOUTH DAY KRAKOW 2016

22nd July – 1st August 2016

16-30 years.  Cost  £820.

Contact:  01582 720627   www.nymo.org

See Poster at back of Church

 

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT

THE HOLY SPIRIT?

‘Life in the Holy Spirit’ Seminars are to be held in The Church of Christ the Cornerstone, MK9 2ES

Info:   rfernandes@hotmail.co.uk

Wednesday 15th July 7.30 pm to 9 pm

 

SECOND COLLECTION

Next weekend for SVP

 

PAUSE FOR THOUGHT

If we don’t teach our children to follow Christ,

The world will teach them not to.

 

 

With every blessing for the week ahead

Fr Christopher Perry, Fr Prince Kurian, Deacon Noel Guina

 

MK HOSPITAL CHAPLAINCY

New Telephone No. 01908 996061

If you, or someone you know, is going into Milton Keynes Hospital, please let the Chaplaincy know on 01908 996061.  Anyone wishing to receive the Sacrament of the Sick, before Admission, should speak to one of our priests.

 

DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A CATHOLIC?

If you are considering becoming a Catholic, or would like a bit of a refresher, then please contact the Parish Office and Register for the 2015-2016 “Journey in Faith Course”.  The Course will begin on the 8th October at St Thomas Aquinas Church, 7.45 pm – 9 pm and will continue on Thursday evenings until Easter 2016.

 

SUMMER CAMP 2015 @ ALTON CASTLE

An opportunity for those aged 11-18 years

24th – 28th July. £250. per person

Bookings Close on Friday 10th July

Details: www.nymo.org   or   01582 720627

 

PROCLAIM ’15 – Northampton

www.catholicnews.org.uk/proclaim15

“Proclaim ’15 is a significant initiative to support the development of local evangelisation in England and Wales.  It is offered as a practical response to Pope Francis’ teaching and example.  Please do explore how your parish can get involved and proclaim the reality of God’s unconditional love, as we begin to prepare too for the forthcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy.”  Diocesan Proclaim Events:

10 – 3 pm Saturday 19th September

St Gregory the Great RC Church Hall

Northampton NN3 2HS

10 – 3 pm Saturday 17th October

Immaculate Heart of Mary RC Church Hall

Great Missenden HP16 9AA

Booking:  01582 7233312 or admin@nores.org.uk

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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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ADDRESS ………………………………………………

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Tel. ………………………………………………………

Email ……………………………………………………

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 996061

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 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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