Newsletter: 1st October 2023
Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
17.30 VIGIL MASS
Father Brady’s Day Off
19.30 UCM Meeting
17.30 VIGIL MASS
There is possible unseen water damage mainly under the atrium floor. Until the Loss Adjusters have made everything clear, the atrium beyond the screen will remain closed until further notice. Thank you for your
understanding and patience. These things are sent to try us but we must ensure everything is safe.
HARVEST FAMILY FAST CAFOD FAMILY FAST DAY FRIDAY 6TH OCTOBER
CAFOD envelope’s available at the back of church. See website for details of how your donations fund vital
life– saving help after flooding inn a local village in Pakistan.
OUR CHRISTMAS FAIR
Saturday 25th November 11am-2pm. There will be lots of stalls and craft activities for the children. We will be looking for helpers to make this a great team effort and raise money for the Church. A sign up list will be in the atrium for willing volunteers in the next few weeks. Thank you to those who attended the meeting on Wednesday. We are kindly asking for donations of CHOCOLATE this week. Please bring your donation of chocolate to mass next weekend.
Wednesday 4th October 7.30pm. Gentle chair exercises, all ladies of the parish are welcome to join us in this gentle activity.
There are blue and red grave side candles now available £2.25 for a large candle and £1.50 for a small candle which can be left in the cemetery to continue your prayers.
PLEASE NOTE: Week Commencing 1st – 6th October Parish Office Closed for Annual Leave
BAPTISM CERTIFICATE COPIES REQUESTS
For those requesting copies of baptism certificate the office can be contacted initially and the certificate can be collected at any of the weekend Masses. This is also to encourage people to come to Mass.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PROGRAMME 2023/2024
Forms must be returned to Church this week by Thursday 5th October. For parents of children who attend other schools please speak to Father Brady this weekend if your child is a baptised Roman Catholic in Year 3 or above and would like to make their First Holy Communion next year. The first meeting will take place in church on Tuesday 10th October 2023 at 6.00pm.
No dates set yet but we need an idea of how many people would like to go next year to Walsingham in order to determine whether we go alone as a Parish or join with another Parish to keep the costs down. Please sign the list in the Atrium if interested.
WORLD MISSION SUNDAY 22ND OCTOBER
Please put a note on your calendar to set aside money for this very worthy cause. There are Autumn editions of Mission Today available in the Atrium. This year the focus is on Kenya and the
missionary work taking place in Kibera, the biggest urban ‘slum’ in Africa.
WEEKLY FOOD DONATIONS
Please continue to support this worthy cause by placing any items of food in the basket under the table in the atrium. Food donations are taken weekly by the U.C.M to the Trinity Food Bank.
PLEASE NOTE MASS TIMES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DURING THE WEEK FOR FUNERALS OR UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. THE NEWSLETTER ON THIS WEBSITE AND NOTICEBOARD WILL BE UPDATED TO INFORM OF ANY CHANGES.