Newsletter Sunday August 4th, 2019


First Reading: Ecclesiastes: 1:2; 2:21-23, Second Reading: Colossians 3: 1-5, 9-11
Gospel: Luke 12: 13-21

Click above to hear Fr Doug’s sermon.

Today’s Theme:
Today our thoughts are on heavenly things, not on the things of earth where without Christ all is vanity and great injustice.



Sat 3 Aug    10 am Les Truman RIP (Maureen Fitzpatrick)
                      6pm Ada Thomson (Lindsay Delpaul)

Sun 4 Aug    8.30 am Fr Geoffrey Winchester RIP (OLPG)
                      10.30am Raymond Broadbent RIP (Lyn Cayford)

Mon 5 Aug    9.30 am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                      10.00am Dick Blakie (Dympna O’Rourke)

Tues 6 Aug    7 pm Joe & Michael McGowan (Dympna & O’Rourke family)
                      7.30pm Exposition + Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wed 7 Aug    9.30 am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                      10.00am Intentions of Iris Keefe (Carol Anderson)

Thu 8 Aug    9 am Eucharistic Service

Fri 9 Aug    9.30am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                      10.00am John Edwards RIP (Mary & Family)

Sat 10 Aug    10am Intentions of Melvyn Fernandes (Alex & Dahlia Fernandes)
                      6pm In Thanksgiving (Margaret Frogley)

Sun 11 Aug    8.30am Benicio & Ida Leitao RIP (Thelma & Family)
                      10.30 am William Dawson Assam (Ben Assam)

Reconciliation Times: Sat 10.30 am (following Mass) and Sat 5.30pm (before Mass).

Prayers for the Sick: Christine White, Kevin Harper, John Bird, Gail Noel, Chris Neal, Tony Speed, Geoffrey Hildebrand, John Harrington, Norma Brooker, Nina Szredski, Eileen Weald, Maureen Fitzpatrick, Eric & Iris May, Gracie Maddox, Anne Hastings, Tom Barrett, Timmy Lenihan, John Clarey, Tess Truman, Anne Comiskey, Irene Gannaway, David Collison, George Waller, Ray Smith, Tommy Otte, Sr Angela, Marion Hams, Leigh Richards, Peter Hogg, Christine Brown, Tony Laws, David Latimer, Deidre Collins, David Brailsford, Colin Anderson, Jim Henry, Eileen Dawson, Joe Reape, Giulio Venturi.

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

FEAST DAYS: Tues, 6th The Transfiguration of The Lord, Wed 7th St. Sixtus II, Pope, Thurs, 8th St. Dominic, Priest, Fri 9th St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Virgin and Martyr Saturday, 10th St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr, Sunday, 11th Eighteenth Sunday of the Year.

OFFERTORY: Week Ending 28/7/2019 Gift Aid £426.l4, Loose £213.53, Total £639.94.

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6pm Andy Watson. Sunday 8.30am Sheila Jones; 10.30am Ryan Benarte. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6pm Peter H, Patricia. Sunday 8.30am Volunteer, Ann Hyde 10.30am Carole, Margaret, Patricia, Paul, Eileen (Host). Collector 8.30am Mass: Mr. V Jeyaseelan, Front of Church:. Paul Rowland, Typing Newsletter: Molly Robins, Photocopying Newsletter: Molly Hobson. Washing of Purificators: Molly, Flower Arranging: Mary K and Lynn.

JOHN UNDERWOOD RIP Sadly, we have received news that John passed away peacefully on Monday evening. Please remember his daughters, family and friends in your prayers. His Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, 19th August at 11.30 am.

BAPTISMS Elizabeth Bradbrook is welcomed into our community this Sunday and her Baptism will take place on 25th August.

PILGRIMAGE TO ASSISI – A reminder to all those going to Assisi that the final balance of payment must be paid, direct to Pax Travel Limited, by 15th August at the latest.