Newsletter: 10th April 2016

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER

 

SECOND COLLECTION TODAY

Diocesan Priests’ Training Fund

 

‘REKINDLING THE FLAME’

1990-2015

SHENLEY 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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

Please pray for the souls of

 

Michael Trodden, late of Ashburnham Close, whose Funeral Mass is on Thursday 14th April,

12 noon at All Saints Church.

 

Marie Louisa Philp, late of Normandy Way, whose Funeral Mass is on Friday 22nd April, 1 pm at

All Saints Church. Marie’s body will be received into Church at 4.30 pm on 21st April.

 

 

NEXT WEEKEND’S APPEAL

Empowering Vulnerable Children ( EVC ) Uganda will be holding an appeal in the parish at the Masses on the weekend of 16th and 17th April. This charity is working to provide an education to some of the poorest children in the world.       Please see our website at:

www.evcuganda.org

 

NORTHAMPTON DIOCESE JUSTICE AND

PEACE COMMISSION

Invite you to join us for our Conference

18th JUNE 2016

Registration 9.30 am for 10 am – 3 pm finish

Keynote Speaker:

Barbara Kentish on “LAUDATO SÍ”

St John the Apostle Church, Luton LU3 3AL

Details:  Fr Tony Brennan 01582 502400

See Poster at back of Church

 

CHISEN FOUNDATION

(an organisation that helps children with disabilities in Ghana) invites you to an afternoon of Praise, Worship and Mass

to celebrate their work

on Saturday 16th April, 1.30-3.30pm

at Christ the King Parish, Harrowden Road, Bedford, MK42 0SP.

Light Refreshments will be served after Mass 

Mass Celebrant – Fr Pius Amoako

Come with family and friends

 

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.

 

BEREAVEMENT GROUP

A Parish led support group for all who have lost loved ones.

Every Second Thursday in the month

at All Saints Meeting Room

Next Meeting:

Thursday 12th May 4pm – 5:30pm

 

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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

 

With every blessing for the week ahead

Fr Christopher Perry, Fr Benedetto D’Autilia

Deacon Noel Guina

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