Newsletter:13th January 2019

SERVICES FOR THE WEEK
The Baptism of the Lord

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
Psalter – Week 1
Monday (STA) Feria
9:30am Rosary
10:00am Mass followed by Adoration
Tuesday (AS) Feria
9:30am Rosary
10:00am Mass followed by Adoration
Wednesday (STA) Feria
10:00am Holy Mass followed by Rosary
Thursday (AS) Memorial – St Anthony Abbot
10:00am Holy Mass followed by Rosary
Friday (STA) Feria
8:30am Holy Mass followed by Rosary
Saturday (STA) Feria
9:30am Holy Mass followed by Adoration
10:00-10:30am CONFESSIONS
STA: St Thomas Aquinas Church, Sycamore Ave, MK2 2JE
AS: All Saints Church, Shenley Rd, MK3 6HG

POPE FRANCIS’ PRAYER INTENTIONS FOR JANUARY
Evangelization – Young People
That young people, especially in Latin America, follow the example of Mary and respond to the call of the Lord to communicate the joy of the Gospel to the world.

SECOND COLLECTION TODAY:
Society for the Protection of Unborn Children
(The White Flower Appeal)
S.P.U.C. works throughout the UK to protect unborn babies, and their mothers, from abortion and its devastating consequences.

CRIB DONATIONS – Final Sunday
This year all money raised will be donated to the children’s arm (Mission Together) of ‘MISSIO’ (Red Boxes), SU PPORTING THE Mission of the Church!
Thanks you for your kindness and generosity!

REQUIESCAT IN PACE
Please pray for the soul of

Emanuela Calogera Terrasi, whose Funeral Service will be on Tuesday 15th January, 3:30pm at the Oak Chapel, Crownhill Crematorium

UNWANTED CHRISTMAS GIFTS?
Please put in the Food Bank basket for the next £1 stall.

JOB OPPORTUNITY
Handyman – Milton Keynes Cluster and St Thomas Aquinas and All Saints, Bletchley
– 21 hours per week (flexible)
We have a vacancy for a Handyman to work across the parishes of the Milton Keynes Cluster and St Thomas Aquinas and All Saints. This is a great opportunity to work in a parish environment for someone with experience working in related roles.

Any applicant should have good knowledge of building maintenance and Health and Safety, be practical and adaptable with a can do attitude.

Full information for the position and an application form can be found on the diocesan website http://www.northamptondiocese.org/vacancies.

The closing date for applications will be Friday 18th January 2019 and interviews will be held on Monday 28th January 2019.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
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.
3.30-5:00 pm All Saints Church Meeting Room
Future Dates: 14th January; 11th February; 11th March; 8th April; 13th May; 10th June; 8th July.

CATHOLIC BASICS COURSE 31st JANUARY 2019
Want to know more about your Faith? Join us for a basic introduction to the Catholic Faith in four parts: GOD, THE CHURCH, THE MORAL LIFE, PRAYER. For each part there is a day of engaging teaching with opportunities for interaction and discussion. Cost: £25 per person per day (£10 for the unwaged). Price includes a full lunch. No qualifications needed – just interest, good will and a sense of humour!
Launch and Part I: January 31 2019, 10am-3pm
(arr. 9.30am for refreshments).NORES Centre, Holy Ghost Parish, 33 Westbourne Road, Luton, LU4 8JD.
To book, contact: admin@nores.org.uk or phone Jackie on 01582 723312.
OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM – comes to the Diocese
A date for your 2019 Diary.
Our Diocese of Northampton is the first Diocese in the Dowry Tour of Our Lady of Walsingham in 2019. It will take place from Thursday 7th February to Saturday 9th February, at Northampton Cathedral.
More details to follow.

THANK YOU!
A huge Thank You! To our great team of volunteers who made the Seniors’ Party on Saturday such a wonderful occasion.

COMPASS – SPRING 2019
God’s Big Story: “The Drama of Salvation in Six Acts” is being offered by Compass as an 8 week course at Whaddon Way Church, Bletchley on Tuesday evening from 22nd January to 19th March. The course is being presented by Steve Chilcraft.
For more information visit:
http://www.missionpartnership. org.uk/compass.

CELEBRATION 2019
Celebration provides religious formation to young people from year 6 up to 6th form. It is a residential weekend being held at Thornton School from Friday 23rd August to Monday 26th August. Application forms will be available in late January.

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

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