Newsletter: 3rd April 2016

SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER

 

 

VOCATIONS WEEKEND to the Priesthood  

8th -10th April: Northampton Cathedral        

Call: Fr Mark Floody 01604 714556

See Poster at back of Church

 

‘REKINDLING THE FLAME’

1990-2015

PARISH MISSION

Saturday 9th – Saturday 23rd APRIL

St Edward the Confessor Roman Catholic Church

Burchard Crescent, Shenley Church End, MK5 6DX

You are invited to come and share in a fortnight of Celebration, Prayer and Renewal

with the Sion Catholic Community of Evangelism

Details: www.saintedwards.org.uk

Email: mission2016@saintedwards.org.uk

 

 

RETREAT FOR CATECHISTS

10am – 3pm Saturday 9th April

Monastery of Christ Our Saviour

Turvey MK32 8DH

Tel. 01582 723312 (ext. 6)

See Poster at back of Church

 

VOLUNTEER CLEANERS WANTED

Do you have a few hours free every six weeks?

We are looking for teams of volunteers to help keep our churches clean and tidy. If you would relish the privilege of caring for either All Saints Church or St Thomas Aquinas Church please contact Jo at the office on 01908 372315

 

MAY HE REST IN PEACE

Please pray for the soul of

Derek Higginbotham, late of Walter Hall, whose Funeral Mass is on Wednesday 6th April, 3 pm at

St Thomas Aquinas Church.

 

DIVINE MERCY FEAST

T O D A Y

All Saints Church

Confessions available from 2.30pm

Devotions start at 3 pm

3 o’clock prayer

Address on the subject of Divine Mercy

Blessing of the Divine Mercy Image

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Sung Chaplet

Veneration of the Divine Mercy Image

Benediction

Devotions end at 4 pm

 Refreshments afterwards in the Meeting Room

ALL WELCOME

 

 

HELP NEEDED AT THE HOSPITAL!

If you are a Eucharistic Minister and are available on Sunday Mornings, we need your help. Please consider joining our small team who take the Blessed Sacrament to those in MK Hospital. If you can help please speak to Ron Graham.

01908 378737

 

 

SECOND COLLECTION next weekend

Diocesan Priests’ Training Fund

 

DIVINE MERCY RETREAT

11 am – 4 pm Saturday 9th April

Polish RC Church of Divine Mercy

48 Pitts Road, Slough, Berks SL1 3XH

All Welcome

 

100 CLUB

We are almost there! … so please don’t forget to pick-up and complete a form (at back of Church)

Only £12. per year. Many thanks for your support.

 

CAFOD QUIZ NIGHT

Friday April 15th at the Irish Centre

– doors open at 7pm!

Parish groups – why not get a team together and make it a really good evening, especially as the Government will match whatever we raise?  David, our quizmaster, is running the London Marathon in aid of MK SNAP, a local charity who provide support for those with learning difficulties, so we can sponsor him too! Tickets available on the door, but please let Maggie know you are coming –

01908 563277.

 

 

TALK ON FATIMA

7.30 pm Saturday 16th April at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Bletchley.

         It will begin after the Vigil Mass with refreshments from 7 pm finishing before 9.30pm

There will be a presentation on Fatima by Donal Foley, the Secretary of the World Apostolate of Fatima, England and Wales, and include a DVD and a PowerPoint presentation, as well as time for questions and answers. Books, booklets and DVDs will be available for sale. The focus of the presentation is the importance of the Rosary and the Five First Saturdays devotion, and how they can revitalise our own spiritual lives, the parish, and the Church generally.

 

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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                                 07504 343133

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 2017

Diaries are stamped at the beginning and at 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 – 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 followed by

Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet

 

MANY THANKS once again for the generosity of your Easter Offering for your Priests which provides Fr Benedetto and myself with a modest income until Christmas. Deacon Noel joins us in also thanking you for your many cards and Easter gifts. May the joy of the Resurrection fill your lives this Easter and throughout this

Year of Mercy!

 

Fr Christopher Perry, Fr Benedetto D’Autilia

Deacon Noel Guina

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