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21st MAY 2017 – YEAR A




MASS BOOK:                   Page 268

PREFACE:                        Page 74   Easter 4


MYSTERY OF FAITH:      When we eat this Bread…


Liturgies For The Week


Sat:    6:30pm - Cross

Sun: 11:00am - People of St Peter’s

Mon: 10:00am - Celebration of the Word & Communion                

Tue:    9:30am - Cross

Wed:   7:30pm - Joe Prendergest

Thu:    9.30am - Anne Collins

 Fri:     7:30pm - Peter Dobson

Sat:     6:30pm - Giuseppe Frezza

Sun:  11:00am - People of St Peter’s


Sacrament of Reconciliation:

     Wednesday:      After 7:30pm Mass

     Saturday:           From 11am to 11:30am

Children’s Liturgy:  During 11am Mass

Sunday School:      From 10am to 10:50am

Holy Hour:              Tuesday after 9:30am Mass

Refreshments:       After 11am Mass in the Parish Hall

Rosary:                  Wednesday at 7:10pm

‘Coffee Stop’: Thursday 10am -11:30am in Hall Lounge   

St Vincent de Paul:  Friday in the Sacristy at 8:00pm


Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: John Friery, Elizabeth Coyle, Catherine Dickens, Caroline Fielden, Stephen Dymtzk, Ian Barclay, George White, Charlotte Greaves, Stefan Ryszkowycz, Walter Broadbent, James Roberts, Brendan Reilly, Cecelia Hulatt, Catherine Kennedy, Zygmunt Koller, Kathleen Croser, Thomas Fuller and Mary Williams. May they rest in peace.


Please remember in prayer: Pat, Robin, Jenny, Steven, Hajni, Linda, John, Bernadette, Cerys, Nalla, Keith M, Ron, the Woodhams and Cudone families, Elaine, Anna, Mary, Jon, Vic, Eileen & family, Michelle, Lily, Joe, Aidan, Vera, Josephine, Lois, Betty, Agnes, Paul, Peter F, Graham, Gay, Stephen, Amy, Martin, Peter, Samantha, Laurence & Kevin, Terry and family, Clare, René, John, Karen, Graye, Eloise, Silma, Claudia & family and Alfin.


OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £529.69. Thank you very much.


SECOND COLLECTION: Last weekend for the Diocesan Priests’ Training Fund raised £481.94. Thank you very much.


SECOND COLLECTION: Next weekend is for the Church’s mission using the mass media.


CHURCH ROTAS FROM MAY TO END OF AUGUST: For Flower Arranging and Cleaning at the back of church.



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


SILENCE IN CHURCH: In order to maintain an atmosphere for prayer before Mass, it is important to remember that the church is the House of God - the place where we speak to Him and listen to Him.


DON’T FORGET THE KEYS! The deadline for the Pentecost issue is Friday, May 26th. Contributions or letters to the editor, or any other communications can be sent to  or put in the box at the back of Church.


SUMMER BARBECUE: With musical entertainment at 72 Wymington Rd., Rushden, NN10 9JX on Saturday June 24th at 6pm. £12 per person (reduction for U12s). For bookings ring 01933 313456 or email:  All proceeds to HCPT Lourdes fund.


TOGETHER IN PRAYER & PRAISE: Next event is at 7:30pm this Sunday, May 21st at Highfield Community Baptist Church, Rushden. See poster at back of church.


CONGRATULATIONS TO BISHOP LEO McCARTIE:  Emeritus Bishop of Northampton who celebrates the 40th anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination today, Saturday May 20th. We send him our congratulations and prayers and it is wonderful for the Diocese to be able to celebrate the anniversary of one who has been a Bishop for the longest time in England and Wales since the 19th century.


CORPUS CHRISTI ANNUAL PROCESSION: Takes place on Sunday June 18th at 2:30pm at the Diocesan Shrine to Our Lady, Great Billing.


MUSIC DAY WITH MARTIN FOSTER: ‘Now Thank We All Our God’ - a Diocesan music day with Martin Foster is on Saturday, May 27th from 11am to 4pm at Christ the King, Harrowden Road, Bedford MK42 0SP. Cost: £5. See poster or Diocesan website for booking details.


DO YOU NEED THEOLOGY TO LIVE A CHRISTIAN LIFE? A NORES lecture by Professor Tom O’Loughlin, Professor of Historical Theology at Nottingham University, is on Sunday, May 21st from 3pm-4:30pm at NORES, 33 Westbourne Rd, Luton, LU4 8JD. Includes a cream tea! All welcome.


DIOCESAN SHRINE OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR: At Great Billing, has a Holy Hour and exposition every Thursday from 1pm-2pm; all welcome.


YOU ARE INVITED: To a United Service at Park Road Baptist Church at 6pm on Trinity Sunday (June 11th).


MATHS TEACHER VACANCY: At Thomas Becket Catholic School for September 2017. Please contact 01604 493211.


‘THE VINE’: Please take a copy of the May edition of your free Diocesan newspaper from the back of church.


ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: 2pm to 7pm; Monday: None; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 9am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 11:45am to 7pm; Friday: 10pm to 6:45pm; Sat: 2pm to 5:15pm.