Newsletter: 10th June 2018

SERVICES FOR THE WEEK
Psalter Week 2
10th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year B
6:00pm(Sat) (STA) Vigil Holy Mass
7:30am (STA) Holy Mass
9:00am (AS) Holy Mass
11:00am (AS) Holy Mass
6:30pm (AS) Holy Mass

During the Week – Year II
Monday (STA) Memorial – St Barnabas, Apostle
9:30am Rosary
10:00am Holy Mass followed by Adoration

Tuesday (AS) Feria
9:30am Rosary
10:00am Holy Mass followed by Adoration

Wednesday (STA) Memorial – St Anthony of Padua
10:00am Holy Mass followed by Rosary

Thursday (AS) Feria
10:00am Holy Mass followed by Rosary

Friday (STA) Feria
8:30am Holy Mass followed by Rosary
6:30pm Holy Mass Votive Ven. Agnelo de Souza

Saturday (STA) Memorial- St Richard of Chichester
9:30am Holy Mass followed by Adoration
10:00-10:30am CONFESSIONS

STA: St Thomas Aquinas Church, Sycamore Avenue, MK2 2JE
AS: All Saints Church, Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

POPE FRANCIS’ PRAYER INTENTION FOR JUNE 2018
Please join Pope Francis this month in praying for:
Universal: Social Networks
That social networks may work towards that inclusiveness which respects others for their differences.

DIOCESAN YEAR OF PRAYER AND VOCATION – JUNE
Month of Prayer for our Vocations to ministry in the Church – priesthood, diaconate, lay ministries.

REQUIESCAT IN PACE
Please pray for the souls of
Rita Rosaleen Lysaght, whose Funeral Mass will be at 1:45pm on Monday 18th June at St Thomas Aquinas Church.
Dorothy Waller, whose Funeral Mass will be at 1:30pm on Friday 22nd June at All Saints Church.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY – HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION
Solemnity of Ss Peter & Paul -29th June
10am Mass – St Thomas Aquinas Church
11am Mass – All Saints Church
7pm Mass – All Saints Church

NO MASS in St Thomas Aquinas Church on
Friday 22nd June 8.30 am due to Patronal Mass of
ST ALBAN at Bishop Parker School at 9:15 am

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT:
MONDAY 11th JUNE
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 Date … 09 July

MOTHERS’ PRAYER GROUP 23rd JUNE … meets on Saturdays 3:00-5:00 pm at St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room. Future Dates: 21st July /18th August/
22nd September / 20th October /
24th November / 15th December

DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES
24th – 31st AUGUST
If you are interested as an assisted pilgrim or helper,
please visit: http://www.catholicassociation.co.uk or call
the local contact: Deacon Michael Fleming – myf@btinternet.com CA Hospitalitie President:
Anne Hoskins – president@catholicassociation.co.uk

ANNUAL ALTAR SERVERS MASS
Northampton Cathedral -12 Noon Saturday 16th June
Celebrant: Rt Rev Peter Doyle (Bishop of Northampton)
A great occasion when Altar Servers, their families, friends, parishioners come together to thank God for their ministry of service. Altar servers are asked to be at the Cathedral from 11 am onwards. Following the Mass, there will be a buffet lunch.

SECOND COLLECTION next weekend
‘DAY FOR LIFE’

VISIT TO CANON MICHAEL HARRISON in Corby
A small group of Parishioners are planning an outing to see Fr Michael Harrison, (now Parish Priest in Corby) on Sunday 8th July 2018 and to attend the 10:15am Mass in his Parish of Our Lady Walsingham, Corby, 71 Occupation Road, NN17 1EE. If you would like to join them please contact Cecilia on 01908 379327 or cs.arogundade@btinternet.com
Transport will be by car share.

PRO-LIFE PETITION
The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children has released a new petition:- “Stop the attack on peaceful freedom of expression and freedom to pray outside abortion centres”. See at the back of the church.
Please sign.

FOOD BANK APPEAL
We are running short of long life juice/tinned fish/pasta sauce. Your support is greatly appreciated.

CAFOD – Share the Journey
A walk in solidarity with those fleeing from war, disaster and poverty Saturday 30th June starting from All Saints Church Whaddon Way at 2pm walking to St Thomas Aquinas Church Fenny Stratford – short service and refreshments on arrival.
Contact Maggie on 07504 343133

100 Club May 2018 Winners
1st Prize £25 Mrs H. A Roffey
2nd Prize £12 Mrs M Osgathorpe
3rd Prize £12 Mrs M O’Shaughnessy

ANNUAL MASS TO PRAY for the beatification
of Ven Fr Agnelo. Friday 15th June, 6.30pm at
St Thomas Aquinas Church.

PARISH SAFEGUARDING -Awareness Session for Group Leaders
All Group leaders in the parish are invited to an awareness session entitled ‘What is exploitation?’ on 2nd October 2018 at St Mary’s Parish Hall, Aspley Hill, Woburn Sands, MK17 8NN. Arrival at 1.30pm for a 2pm start until 3.30pm. The session is being facilitated by the Thames Valley Police Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Manager, under the theme of safeguarding and vulnerability .

REVISED ROTA FOR EXTRA-ORDINARY MINISTERS Of HOLY COMMUNION AT ALL SAINTS.
Following Deacon Noel’s retirement we now need an extra Minister of Holy Communion at the 9am & 11am Sunday Masses at All Saints. To ths end we have amended the exisiting rota.If you are a minister at either of these masses please take a look. Copies are available. Any queries please speak to Ron Graham or one of the clergy.

THE LANGUAGES: MK SHOW
A free event at the Rivers Centre in West Bletchley, Humber Way, on Saturday 30th June 10am – 2pm. Taster lessons of different languages including sign language and lip-reading, a languages café, professional development sessions and cultural demonstrations. For more information call Philip Allsop on 01908 556705 or see website. To book online for free taster lessons, visit http://www.open.ac.uk/languages-mk.

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION 2016/279
AND THE DATA PROTECTION ACT 2018
In accordance with the “Data Protection Rules” which came into force on 23rd May 2018 the Parish have implemented a new “Privacy Notice” which sets out clearly how personal data is used and stored within the Parish. The Privacy Notice can be viewed on the Parish Website: http://www.catholic-bletchley.com alternatively a paper copy is affixed to the notice board at the back of Church.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY
Fr Christopher is taking his annual holiday from Sunday 10th June until Monday 25th June. In his absence please direct all clergy matters to Fr Benedetto and all general enquires to Jo at the Parish Office. Fr Gladson Dabre OSB an Augustinian Priest from London will be helping out in the Parish while Fr Christopher is away.

With every blessing for the week ahead
Fr Christopher & Fr Benedetto

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