Newsletter:27th September 2015

SECOND COLLECTION TODAY for:

FR CLEMENT

who returns to Kenya on the 30th September

 

LEGION OF MARY

will be leading ‘the Rosary’

after the weekday Masses during October

 

ENVELOPES READY FOR COLLECTION

If you make your offering to the Church using the envelope system, then your new envelopes are ready for collection. They will be available from today at All Saints. You will find inside the box a white form that MUST be completed and returned to the Parish Office.

Unusually this year you will only find six months supply of envelopes in the box. A 12 month supply of envelopes will be issued in April so that the system is in sync with the tax year.

 

ADMISSION TO OUR

CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS 2016

If you are currently getting a diary signed for your child, please note that the ‘on-line’ Admissions System at Milton Keynes Council is now open. In addition you must complete a Supplementary Form for each Catholic School that you add as a choice. These are now available from each of the School Offices.

 

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

If you take Holy Communion to people in their own home, residential home or hospital, please take and read the ‘Safeguarding Pocket Guide’ available at back of church. Thanks.

 

AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED

Christmas Brochure available at back of Church. Please support this very worthy cause if possible.

 

ELEANOR’s HAIRCUT CHALLENGE!

A big Thank You from Eleanor and her family to all the Parish enabling her to exceed her target of £250. by reaching over £1300! Well done one and all.

 

THOMAS TOTS STAY AND PLAY

9 – 10.45 am Every Thursday

during term time, for parents/carers with under 5’s.

St Thomas Aquinas SCHOOL Meeting Room

Healthy snack provided plus tea/coffee.

£1. Contribution.

Meet other parishioners whilst children play

or enjoy a story

CAFOD HARVEST FAMILY FAST DAY

Friday 2nd October

MASS 12 Noon St Thomas Aquinas Church

followed by Soup’n’Roll, Raffle, etc.

in the Meeting Room

 

 

 

TASTE AND SEE

A reflection day for Commissioned Lay Ministers of Communion and those in formation

SATURDAY 3rd OCTOBER ~ 10 am/1 pm

Pastoral & RE Centre, Luton LU4 8JD

£5. Incls refreshments. Tel 01582 723312 Ext 6

Email: admin@nores.org.uk

 

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS

3 PM Sunday 4th October

All Saints Church

Everyone Welcome. Refreshments Afterwards.

 

 

 

RACE EVENING for SEPO

7 pm Friday 9th October ~ The Irish Centre

Adults £1. Children Free

 

OPEN EVENING

for prospective Year 7 pupils and parents

6.30 pm – 8.30 pm Thursday 15th October

St Paul’s Catholic School MK6 5EN

Call: 01908 669735

Email: enquiries@st-pauls.org.,uk

Please see Poser at back of Church

 

SING THE GOSPEL

Music Workshop with Bill Tamblyn

10.30/3.30 pm Saturday 14th November

Christ the King Church, Bedford MK42 OSP

Booking: 01604 400329

Email: bookings@devinemusic.org.uk

 

“We are back!” … OVER 50’s Club

10 am every TUESDAY

St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room

Come Along for ‘Coffee and Chat’

Call Barbara on 01908 377734

 

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.

 

  

LUX.MERCY

A Residential Weekend for young Catholics

29th – 31st January 2016

Information: http://www.nymo.org

Please See Poster at back of Church

 

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: Hospital Chaplaincy                                01908 996061

Please remember to inform the Chaplain

that you are a Catholic

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): 6:00 pm

SUNDAY MASSES:           7.30 am

Monday:                             10:00 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

                                              10:00 – 10.30 am Confessions

 

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

 

SUNDAY MASSES:           9:00 am / 11:00 am / 6.30 pm

Tuesday:                           10:00 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Thursday:                         10:00 am Mass

 

With every blessing for the week ahead

Fr Christopher Perry, Fr Benedetto,

Deacon Noel Guina

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