Newsletter: 29th October 2017

ALL SAINTS AND ALL SOULS DAYS
All Saints 1st November – Holy Day of Obligation
Vigil Mass (31st October) 7:30 pm – St Thomas Aquinas
10:00 am Mass – St Thomas Aquinas Church
1:30 pm Mass – St Thomas Aquinas School
7:30 pm Mass – All Saints Church

All Souls Day Masses 2nd November
10:00 am Mass – All Saints Church
12 noon Mass– All Saints Church
7:30 pm Mass – St Thomas Aquinas Church

POPE FRANCIS’ PRAYER INTENTION FOR
NOVEMBER 2017
Please join Pope Francis this month in praying for:
Christians in Asia
That Christians in Asia, bearing witness to the Gospel in word and deed, may promote dialogue, peace and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions.

SECOND COLLECTION next weekend
BISHOP’s MAINTENANCE FUND

MESSA ITALIANO
7 pm Vendredi’ 3 Novembre
St Thomas Aquinas Church

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS
3 pm Sunday 5th November ~ All Saints Church

CAFOD HARVEST COLLECTION
… raised £1240! Thanks for your generosity.

THE FLAVOURS OF THE WORLD EVENT
In aid of Fr Clement’s Parish
… raised £140. Many thanks to all who brought their delicious traditional food to share and to those who supported the event in any way. Fr Clement sends his very best wishes to you all.

WEEKLY THEMED DONATIONS for
CHRISTMAS FAYRE (25th November)
5th November ….. Bottles
[Please leave at back of Church]

PARISH FAYRE
12 Noon – 2 pm 25th November 2017
St Thomas Aquinas School

NEW 100 CLUB … (SEPO)
New members always welcome! Please complete an Application Form found at back of church.

DEMENTIA Friendly MASS
3 PM 31st OCTOBER
St Thomas Aquinas Church
An opportunity for those with Dementia, their carers, friends and fellow parishioners to come together to celebrate Mass and spend some time together in a friendly and supportive environment.
All are very welcome to attend.
Future Date: 28th November.

CAFOD is part of the DEC Rohingya crisis appeal. You can donate directly to CAFOD at
cafod.org.uk/RohingyaCrisis or by calling 0500 85 88 85.

COFFEE MEETING
Are you ‘fed up’ on a Tuesday morning?
Come and have a coffee and biscuit 10 am – 12 noon at St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room. All most Welcome.

FUSE !
6.45:9.00 PM ~ SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER
Joint event with the Archdiocese of Birmingham
Fireworks Evening at Oscott College, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. Live bands and food available. Entry £10.
Call: 01582 720627: ~Visit http://www.nymo.org

FAMILY FIREWORKS!
REMEMBER, REMEMBER, THE THIRD OF NOVEMBER!
The Friends of Bishop Parker School have organised a Fireworks Evening for
Friday 3rd November: 6pm – 8pm Fireworks start at 7.45pm
This is always a very popular event and the tickets are available now from the school office 01908 372129. Tickets are £3 each and £10 / family of 4.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT
3.30-5:00 pm All Saints Church Meeting Room
Do you miss someone? Would you like to talk about it? Our Parish Bereavement Group gives you the safe space to share your grief following the loss of a loved one. We listen and talk about those who are gone and reflect on our faith to guide us through. The Bereavement Group will meet on: Monday 13 November
Monday 11 December

COACH TRIP TO LONDON
THURSDAY 7th DECEMBER
Christmas Market and Lights
Departs All Saints Church 10 am ~ Fare £11.
Details: Mike Smith 01908 507184

RECRUITING CATHOLIC LEADERS
IN THE NORTHAMPTON DIOCESE
Are you someone who could serve our children by teaching, working or volunteering in a Catholic school? We are looking for Teachers, Leaders and Governors across the Diocese. For details, talk to your parish priest or contact NORES on 01582 723312 or main@nores.org.uk There are various vacancies for school governors across the Diocese, though not in all areas. We are particularly looking to welcome Catholic teachers who currently work in non-Catholic schools back into our schools. Teaching vacancies will be advertised locally and on the NORES website.

PLAYWORKERS ~ AFTER SCHOOL CLUB
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School
2 Vacancies: 2.30-6 pm school term: additional hours during school holidays: 40-50 children aged between 4 and 11 attending daily.
Information contact: Jenni on 01908 376464

PHOENIX YOUTH CLUB
7 – 9 PM TUESDAY 31st OCTOBER
For young Catholics in Year 7 and above
“Faith based topics with fun and games”
Meets at St Thomas Aquinas Church
Meeting Room. Subs. £2.
Tuesday 14th November
Tuesday 28th November
Tuesday 12th December

MOTHERS’ PRAYER GROUP
Open to all ladies in the Parish
Meets at St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room
3 pm Saturday 18th November
3 pm Saturday 16th December

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 Mass Solemnity of All Saints
Wednesday: 10:00 am Mass Solemnity of All Saints
followed by Rosary
Thursday: 7:30 am Mass for All Souls
Friday: 8:30 am Mass
followed by Rosary
Saturday: 9:30 am Mass
10:00-10:30 am Confessions

ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

SUNDAY MASSES: 9:00am/11:00 am/6:30 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am Mass followed by
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Wednesday: 7:30 pm Mass Solemnity of All Saints
Thursday: 10:00am Mass for All Souls
followed by Rosary
12noon Mass for All Souls

 

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