Newsletter Sunday August 6th, 2017

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

It is wonderful for us to be here today as we celebrate the transfigured Christ, the Christ of prophecy, in whom we have believed.


Sat 5 Aug     9am Richard McCarthy RIP (John & Eileen Stanton)
                       6pm Sonny Sheehan RIP (Eileen & Family

Sun 6 Aug     8.30am Parishioners
                       10.30am Molly Bignall RIP (The Bignall Family)
                       3pm Mass for God the Father

Mon 7 Aug     9am Ida Leitao RIP: Birthday (Thelma & Family)

Tues 8 Aug     7pm Rosemary Barrett RIP (Tim Bowman)
   Followed by Adoration and Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wed 9 Aug     10am Wellbeing of Bernie King (Maureen Fitzpatrick)

Thu 10 Aug     9am Eucharistic Service

Fri 11 Aug     9am Dannie Harrington RIP (Eileen Sheehan & Family)

Sat 12 Aug     9am Dr Richard McCarthy RIP (Liam Gray/Kathy Connolly)
                       6pm Enrique Iligan RIP: Anniversary (Nenen)

Sun 13 Aug     8.30am Intentions of Mark & Heather Nixon (Bridie)
                       10.30am Parishioners

Christine White, Kevin Harper, Ed Jones, John Bird, Gail Noel, Chris Neal, John Edwards, Tony Speed, Elvira Vaz, Geoffrey Hildebrand, John Underwood, Mary Stubbs, John Harrington, Norma Brooker, Nina Szredski, Angela Gillespie, Ann McDonald, Eileen Weald, Maureen Fitzpatrick, Eric May, Wendy Bowman, Gracie Maddox, Anne Hastings, Tom Barrett.

Mary Doyle, Edmond O’Connor, Ivy Williams, Angela Doyle

FEAST DAYS: Tuesday August 8th – St Dominic; Wednesday August 9th – St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Martyr; Thursday August 10th – St Lawrence, Martyr; Friday August 11th – St Clare of Assisi.

ROTAS:   Readers: Saturday 6pm Christine Hand; Sunday 8.30am Larissa O’Halloran 10.30am Tony Frake.   Copying of Newsletter: John Stanton.  Newsletter Typist: Molly.   Collection for 8.30am Mass: Mrs T Li/Ray.  Parishioner Attending To Front of Church on Saturdays:  Mark Vaz. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6 pm (1) Kathy Sun 8.30am (2) Patricia Sun 10.30am (3) John (4) Marlene (5) Carole (6) Paul (7) Rob.   Washing of Purificators: Molly Robins.   Flower Arranging: Lynn and Graziella

1st Collection: Gift Aid £322.60; Loose £212.37; Total £534.97
Peter’s Pence: Loose £178.27; Total £178.27

GOD THE FATHER: Please note there is a special Mass at 3pm this Sunday (August 6th) for God the Father.

JOHN WHITESIDE RIP: The Funeral Mass for John will be held on Thursday 17th August at 11.45 am.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING: There is no film evening in August. The next film will be on the life of St Padre Pio on Wednesday September 27th.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land (Summer 2018 TBC). Details soon. Contact Anne on 01322 523499 or Fr Christian.

MEETING PLACE: Every Wednesday in the Church Hall 9.30 am to 1.30pm. An opportunity to get out of the house and meet people here in the village. Come along for a convivial chat over a cup of tea, a simple lunch or even a glass of wine. If you need a lift or want more information call Noel or Tony on 01322 315755

BRIDGE:   If you are interested in playing why not join us for simple ACOL bridge lessons, in the Church Hall on a Friday evening at 7:30pm, followed by some play, convivial conversation and a lively bar.   Non-bridge players welcome for the latter!   If you want any more information call Noel or Tony on 01322 315755

FRIDAY NIGHT FUN: Eleven Bridge players enjoyed our inaugural night. We expect to reach twenty by September. We had a good night’s Bridge. Everyone had fun. In future we shall also offer crib, darts, chess, or indeed, any game of your choosing (please bring your own equipment).