Newsletter: 14th January

POPE FRANCIS’ PRAYER INTENTION FOR

January 2018

Please join Pope Francis this month in praying for

Evangelization: Religious Minorities in Asia

That Christians, and other religious minorities

in Asian countries, may be able to practice

their faith in full freedom.

 

Diocesan Year of Prayer and Vocation

JANUARY 2018

Month of Prayer for Christian Unity,

our shared Baptism

 

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.         Future Dates:   12 Feb: 12 March:  09 April: 14 May:

11 June:  09 July

 

PHOENIX YOUTH CLUB

7 – 9 pm Tuesday 23rd January

For young Catholics in Year 7 and above

“Faith based topics with fun and games”

Subs. £2.   Meets at

St Thomas Aquinas Church Meeting Room

 

MAY HE REST IN PEACE

Please pray for the soul of …

Tadeusz Nazarko, 78, late of Craigmore Avenue, whose Requiem Mass is on Tuesday, 23rd January 12.30 pm at All Saints Church.

Jesu Mercy + Mary Pray

 

SCHOOL ADMISSIONS 2018

St Thomas Aquinas School

Please do not forget the necessity to get the ‘supplementary form’ completed at the relevant school by 15th January 2018 if applicable.

 

 

IT’S A CELEBRATION!

“Celebration”,is a religious education weekend for teenagers, now in its 41st year, will be at Thornton College from August 24-27. It is open for youngsters from Year 6 to the Sixth Form. Application forms are available from the priests.

 

UNWANTED CHRISTMAS GIFTS?

Please donate them to the CAFOD £1 Stall –

just leave in the Food Bank box at either church.  Many thanks

 

LENTEN TIME OF REFLECTION in BEDFORD – ALL WELCOME!

Bedford members of the St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP) are to hold an afternoon of reflection at:

 

Ss Philip and James’ Church, Bedford

(MK41 7BX)

on Saturday, 17th February.

 

This is open to all and not just to members of the SVP.  You are most welcome to dip in and out of the day (or just attend the Mass).

The programme is:

  • 2:00pm – Way (Stations) of the Cross
  • 3:15pm – Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament with opportunity for Confession
  • 4:00pm – VIGIL MASS (which fulfils the Sunday Obligation)
  • 5:00pm – Refreshments

Please encourage other people to support this day so that together we might embark upon the season of Lent spiritually prepared!

 

CAFOD SUPPORTERS’ EVENT

10:15am-2:30pm Saturday 27th January

St Teresa’s Hall, 40 Warwick Road,

Beaconsfield HP9 2PL

Come and hear about CAFOD’s work in Zimbabwe, our Lenten focus country.

 

DIARY STAMPING

If you have been issued with a diary in order to obtain a reference from Fr Christopher for a place in a Catholic school in September 2019, please ensure that your diary is now stamped before and after Mass.  At All Saints Church diaries are stamped at the table at the back of Church, on the left as you enter the main door.

At St Thomas Aquinas Church, diaries are stamped in the Sacristy, on the left hand side by the statue of the Sacred Heart.  Please ensure that there is a recent photograph of your child on the inside cover of the diary.

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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.

 

NAME……………………………………………….

 

ADDRESS……………………………………………

 

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TEL…………….………………………………………

 

Parish Priest:  Fr Christopher Perry     Assistant Priest: Fr Benedetto D’Autilia

The Presbytery, 1 Sycamore Avenue,  Bletchley, MK2 2JE,   Tel:  01908 372315

Email: staq@uwclub.net      Parish Website: www.bletchleyparish.co.uk

 

Other Parish Contacts:

 

Parish Pastoral Worker:                           Angela White

Parish Visit Co-Ordinator:

 Maggie Osgathorpe                                       07504 343133

Parish Safeguarding  Representative:

  Marie Day                                                    07882 713797

mdparishrep@gmail.com

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Parish Primary Schools:

Bishop Parker School, MK2 3BT                  01908  372129

St Thomas Aquinas School, MK3 5DT         01908  373977

St Paul’s Secondary School MK6 5EN         01908  669735

Parish Deacon:  Rev. Noel Guina     Tel: 01908 649356

email: guina@btinternet.com

Parish Office:                                                01908 372315
Parish Secretary                                            Jo Cerrone

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday                                     10:00 am – 3:00 pm

[JO: Mon/Tues/Wed/Fri.  EILEEN: Thurs]

At Other Times:                                           By Appointment

 

CHAPLAINCY AT MK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
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 Brian on: 0800 389 3801

http://www.marriagecare.org.uk

 

School Admissions September 2019

Diaries are stamped at the beginning and at the end of the 6pm, 9am & 11am  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 MASS:                        7:30 am

Monday:                                     9:30am Rosary

10:00 am MASS followed

by Exposition & Adoration of the  Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday:                              10:00 am MASS

                                                         followed by Rosary

Friday:                                        8:30 am MASS

followed by Rosary

Saturday:                                    9:30 am MASS followed by

         Exposition & Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

10:00-10:30 am Confessions

                                     

ALL SAINTS CHURCH Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

 

SUNDAY MASSES:           9:00am/11:00am/6:30 pm

Tuesday:                              9:30 am Rosary

10:00 am MASS followed by

Exposition & Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Thursday:                          10:00 am MASS

                                             followed by Rosary

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