Newsletter: 4th October 2015

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS TODAY

3 PM ~ All Saints Church

Everyone Welcome. Refreshments Afterwards.

 

LEGION OF MARY

will be leading ‘the Rosary’

after the weekday Masses during October

 

HARVEST FAST DAY ~ Friday 2nd October

Your support and donations this Harvest Fast Day will enable our partners to work with people across the world to have access to tools and training and empower them to become self-sufficient despite living in the most difficult of conditions. Additionally, your donations this Fast Day will be used to fund our partners work in Europe and the Middle East to support those affected by the refugee crisis.

 

THURSDAY GROUP

MacmIllan Coffee Morning raised £330.

A huge thank you to everyone

 

MAY HE REST IN PEACE

Leslie Thompson, aged 81, late of Nene Drive whose Requiem Mass is on Wednesday, 11.15 am at All Saints

 

ENVELOPES READY FOR COLLECTION

New envelopes are ready for collection 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.

 

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

SECOND COLLECTION TODAY

for CAFOD

 

HEAD COUNT

It is time for us to complete the Annual Parish Statistics. Could collectors please count all those at Mass, including children, during October. Please include members of the choir and those serving on the Altar.

 

PARISH FAYRE MEETING

7pm Monday 5th October

St Thomas Aquinas Church Meeting Room

Everyone Welcome especially those with new ideas!

 

 

RACE EVENING for SEPO

7 pm Friday 9th October ~ The Irish Centre

Adults £1. Children Free

 

LECTURE ON CATHOLIC EDUCATION

50 Years ‘On’

7.30 pm for Education Week

Friday 9th October

Diocesan Pastoral and RE Centre, Luton LU4 8JD

Speaker: Fr Adrian Porter SJ

 

OPEN AFTERNOON

THORNTON COLLEGE

2 PM Saturday 10th October

Tel. 01280 812610 to book a place

Please see Poster at back of Church

 

AN INSIGHT INTO THE ENCYCLICAL LAUDATO Si’

7-30-8.30 pm 13th October

St John’s Parish Centre, Luton LU3c 3AL

All welcome to an evening where Linda Jones will be exploring this encyclical and our study guide for parishes.

 

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

 

MK THEATRE ~ “ALADDIN”

7pm Friday 8th January 2016

‘Sign-Up’ on Clipboard at back of church

Please reserve seat(s) by 17-18 October

 

CHILDREN from ZAMBIA

Do you have any ‘ Maths Sets’ which we could give to a child visiting shortly from Zambia? Thanks.

 

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

 

DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A CATHOLIC?

If you are considering becoming a Catholic, or would like a bit of a refresher, the Course will begin on:

Thursday 8th October at 7.45 – 9 pm

St Thomas Aquinas Church Meeting Room

and will continue on Thursday evenings until Easter

 

  

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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Priest: Fr Christopher Perry, Fr Benedetto D’Autilia

The Presbytery, 1 Sycamore Avenue, Bletchley, MK2 2JE

Tel: 01908 372315

e-mail: staq@uwclub.net

 

 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

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