Newsletter: 26th June 2016

PHOENIX YOUTH CLUB

For young Catholics in Year 7 and above

Meets at St Thomas Aquinas

Church Meeting Room. Subs. £2.

Tuesday 5th July (Time to be confirmed)

Tuesday 19th July @ 7pm

 

YOUNG ADULTS’ CLUB

A place of encounter for young adults:

from 18 to 35 years of age.

Meets at St Thomas Aquinas Church – Meeting Room

Wednesday 29th June @ 7:30pm

 

SOLEMNITY OF SS PETER AND PAUL

HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION

WEDNESDAY 29TH JUNE

 

Mass times at St Thomas Aquinas Church

7.30 pm Vigil Mass (Tuesday 28th June)

   11 am Mass (with Bishop Parker School children)

 

Mass times at All Saints Church:

10 am Mass (with St Thomas Aquinas School children)

7.30 pm Mass

 

BEREAVEMENT GROUP

A Parish led support group for all who

have lost loved ones.

Every Second Monday in the month

at All Saints Meeting Room

All most welcome

 

VACANCY – SAFEGUARDING SUPPORT OFFICER – 21 HRS PER WEEK

The Diocese is currently recruiting for a Safeguarding Support Officer, to support the Safeguarding Coordinator in the implementation and management of safeguarding policy and practice for the Diocese of Northampton. Main duties include managing the DBS process, helping to support Parish Safeguarding Representatives and general administration. Full information for the position and an application form can be obtained by visiting the Diocese Website www.northamptondiocese.org and going to The Diocese/Diocesan Departments/Human Resources.  Or contact Paula Wynn – HR Advisor, e-mail: hr@northamptondiocese.com. The closing date for applications will be Friday 15th July 2016.

SECOND COLLECTION TODAY

PETER’s PENCE

 

TRAIDCRAFT

Spring Sale is now on! Go to www.traidcraft.co.uk

 

UPDATE ON FOOD BANK

To end of May our Parish has given 684 bags of food.

Many thanks for your kind generosity

 

ROYAL TEA PARTY FOR SEPO

MANY, many thanks to everyone who attended and supported this event, held at St Thomas Aquinas School last Friday. The sum of £620. was raised.

 

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS

Sunday 3rd July

3 – 4 pm at All Saints Church

Followed by Refreshments ~ All Welcome

 

NYMO SUMMER CAMP 2016

14th – 19th August 2016

Residential Weekend for those aged 11-18 years

Staying at Alton Castle, Staffordshire

Early Booking Essential

£175. Minimum Donation

A mix of outdoor activities: sailing, climbing, biking, trekking, ‘muddy’ games and so on as well as daily Mass, Adoration, Reconciliation and formative inputs plus a day at Alton Towers!

Details: info@nymo.org  or tel. 01582 720627

See Poster at back of Church

 

 

JUBILEE FOR CATECHISTS

2 – 5 pm Sunday 25th September

St Joseph’s RC Church, Austenwood Common,

Chalfont St Peter SL9 8RY

For those involved or interested in helping in faith formation through catechesis, children’s liturgy or education.

Tel 01582 723312 or Email admin@nores.org.uk

 

BAPTISM PREPARATION

8 PM THURSDAY 30th JUNE

St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room

For Parents intending to have their children

Baptised in the coming weeks.

 

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE

HOLY DOOR AT

NORTHAMPTON CATHEDRAL

 

Saturday 9th July 2016 – Cost £10

The Coach will leave All Saints Church at 10am. At the Cathedral we will pass through the Holy Door and there will be an opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral at 12:30pm. We will then visit Stoke Bruerne on the return journey. Please bring packed lunch or enjoy something in the local Café. Return to Milton Keynes at around 3:30pm.

 

If you would like to join our Pilgrimage please contact Jo at the Parish Office ASAP on: 01908 372315

 

MESSA IN ITALIANO

7 PM VENERDI’ 1st JULY

St Thomas Aquinas Church

 

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

PARISH BBQ

SATURDAY 16th JULY

If you have any unwanted gifts, which you would like to donate to the Parish Tombola, we would be extremely grateful to receive them.

 

PLANNING

 FOR THE PARISH BBQ

We hope to have a parish BBQ on Saturday 16th July.  However, we need help organising it!  If you can help please come to a meeting at 7 pm Friday 1st July in St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room.

 

 

100 CLUB ~ JUNE WINNERS

£25. W.P. Gilbert

£12. D Caballero

£12.  N McNiff

 

 

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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

Tuesday:             7.30 pm Vigil Mass SS Peter & Paul

Wednesday:       11 am Mass ~ SS Peter & Paul                 

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

Wednesday:          10 am Mass ~ SS Peter & Paul

                               7.30 pm Mass ~ SS Peter & Paul

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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