Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh       Tel: 01933 353649  

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21st SEPTEMBER 2014 – YEAR A




MASS BOOK:          Page 131

PREFACE:               Page 68  No.8 Gathering of the Nations


MYSTERY OF FAITH:      Save us, Saviour of the world …


Liturgies For The Week


Sat:   6:30 pm - John Cotter

Sun:  9:00 am - People of St Peter’s

        10:30 am - Baby Georgie

Mon: 7:30 pm - Celebration of the Word & Communion

Tue:  9:30 am - Celebration of the Word & Communion

Wed: 7:30 pm - Celebration of the Word & Communion

Thu:  9:30 am - Celebration of the Word & Communion

 Fri:   7:30 pm - Celebration of the Word & Communion

Sat:   6:30 pm - Philip Wardle

Sun:  9:00 am - People of St Peter’s

        10:30 am - Dot & Scott Boydell


Sacrament of Reconciliation:

     Wednesday:      None    

     Saturday:           From 11:00 am to 11:30 am    

Children’s Liturgy:  During the 9 am Mass.

Sunday teaching: Faith Input for 8 - 12 yr olds:

9.50 to 10.20 am in the Hall Lounge.                                                                  

Holy Hour: Tuesday; 10:05am to 11:05am after Celebration of the Word & Communion.

Refreshments:  After 10:30 am Mass in Parish Hall

Rosary:             Wednesday at 7:10 pm

‘Coffee Stop’:    Thursday 10:00 to 11:30 in Hall Lounge

S V P:                Friday 6:45 pm in the Sacristy


Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time. Josef Kindler, Elena Trott, Benjamin Brenchley, Patrick Cummings, James Callaghan, Cora Clarke, Ronald Blom, Christopher Hemmington, William McGrath, Patrick Travers, Mary Purvis, Violet Carter, Norma Puxty, Marjorie Marriott. May they rest in peace.


PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Debbie, Susan, Scott, Schaffer family, Angelina, Nellie, Bernie, Ryan, Marie, Alan, Sally, Gloria, Laurie, Joe, Gary, Stephen,  Fleurette & family, Jack,  Emmie, John, Harry, Joan, McDonald family, Fr David Chartes, Andrew, Fijo & Dale Tony, Colin, baby Leon, Laurence, baby Amy, Peter, Chris, Simon, Margaret, Catherine, Yvonne, baby Emily and baby Jack, Leslie. Peter.


OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £688.61. Thank you.


SECOND COLLECTION: This weekend is for the Combined Missionary Societies.


HOME MISSION SUNDAY: Is celebrated in every parish to invite prayer and support for the work of evangelisation. Please pray for and help the Bishops to develop new ways to reach out to non-churchgoing (lapsed) Catholics.


PARISH CELL SYSTEM: The next meeting will be on Friday, October 17th at 12 noon in the Parish Hall Lounge.



We offer you a warm welcome and if you are a UK taxpayer and are intending to put money in the collection, please consider using a Gift Aid envelope - they can be put in the collection bag or, if you need time to complete the information needed, in the box at the back of the Church. Thank you!


WELCOME, AND A BIG THANK YOU TO: Father Fintan Crotty, (SSCC), for coming to Rushden this weekend to celebrate Mass with us.


RED BOX HOLDERS: Please return red boxes to church for end of year counting. Thank you.


BIBLE TIMELINE:  Weekly meetings and presentations will begin on Thursday October 2nd from 1 pm to 3 pm, or 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Any queries, call Monica on 01933 396986.


HARVEST FESTIVAL: Is next weekend (September 27th/28th). Please bring any seasonal produce to the Masses and they will be sold after each Mass, with proceeds going to the SVP.


QUIZ NIGHT: With Colin's Famous Quizzes, in the Parish Hall on Saturday October 4th, starting at 8 pm. Bring a team or come and join with others; cost is £6 per person to include a hot supper. All proceeds to the Lourdes group.


FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2015:  If your child is ready to make his/her First Holy Communion next year, please put his/her details on the list at the back of the Church. There will be a meeting for the parents/guardians on Thursday, October 2nd at 7:30 pm in the Sacristy.


UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS: Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday September 24th in the Hall Lounge at 7:30 pm. We will be considering the plight of Christians facing hostile situations and praying for peace. On October 8th our guest speakers will be Mr. and Mrs. Mears who will relate the story of Walter Tull, an heroic soldier who served in the First World War.


TOGETHER IN PRAYER & PRAISE: This Sunday (September 21st) we meet for our monthly gathering at 7:30 pm, Highfield Community Baptist church. See poster at back of church.


A MARRIAGE CELEBRATION MASS:  Will be celebrated here at St Peter’s on Saturday October 11th at 12 noon. ALL ARE WELCOME.  Certificates will be presented to couples celebrating “special” anniversaries this year (2014) i.e.1st, 10th, 20th, 25th, 30th or anything higher ending in zero. If you are celebrating one of these anniversaries please contact Jane and Stuart Pearce on: 01933 391574 or email:

Mass will inclde a Childrens Liturgy for the over 5's and EVERYBODY is invited to Lunch in the Parish Hall after Mass.


EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:  A day of reflection and training led by Fr Teddy O'Brien MSC on Saturday November 8th from 10 am to 4 pm. More details nearer to the time but please keep the date clear.


PARISH PRAYER MEETING:  Meets Fridays from 10 am to 11 am in the Parish Lounge. All are welcome. Come and Praise the Lord and give him thanks for all the good thinks he gives us! Listen to His word and grow in understanding of His will!


ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:  Tuesday: 10.05am to 11.05am, Saturday: 12 noon to 5:30pm.