ST PETER APOSTLE CHURCH, RUSHDEN

 

Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh       Tel: 01933 353649  

Email: catholicrushden@sky.com  Website: www.catholicrushden.org.uk

 

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6th September 2015 – YEAR B

 

TWENTY- THIRD SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

 

MASS BOOK:  Page 129

PREFACE:       Page 69   Number 7 

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER: Page 23 Number 2

MYSTERY OF FAITH:  When we eat this Bread…

 

Liturgies For The Week

 

Sat:     6:30pm - People of St Peter’s

Sun:    7:50am - Mass in Polish

          11:00am - Graham & Dora Lambert

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

Tue:    9:30am - Father Gerard Hughes (Brentwood)

Wed:   12:00 noon - Canon Patrick Carey (Northampton)

Thu:    9:30am - Deceased of Gilvarry Family   (Ireland)

Fri:      7:30pm - Sean and Mary Gilvarry Intention (Ire.)

Sat:     6:30pm - Guiseppe Frezza

Sun:  11:00am - Fred Fountain and Tom Mullins

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

Wednesday:      None

Saturday:          From 11am to 11:30am

Children’s Liturgy for 4-8 year olds: during 11am Mass

Holy Hour:         Tuesday after 9:30am Mass   

Refreshments:  After 11am Mass in the Parish Hall

Rosary:             none this week

Coffee Stop:  Thursday 10am to 11:30am, Hall Lounge

St Vincent de Paul:  Monday, 7th September

 

Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time. Mary King, Louisa Magee, David Magee, George Orr, John Bromley, Lucy Scott, E. Rodgalvis and Christopher Lee. May they rest in peace.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Nigel, Nellie, Joan, Peter, Frank, Catherine, Tony, Jim & family, Paul, Sharyn, Athene, Naomi, Noel, Sophie, Neil, Annie, Wendy, Clare, Maria, Ian, Kath, Steven, Hajni, Malcolm, Pete, Prospera, Laurence, Donny, Emmie, Eileen, Bill, ,Silma, Cyril,  Jimmy, Angela, Eloise, Claudia, Fleurette, Emilia, Richard, Steve & Fen, Margaret, Milica & baby, Alan, Robin, Kathleen, Lily, Janice, Wendy, Christine, Mel & sisters, Matthew, Carmel & Bill, Gary, Stephen, Norma, Anne, Stephanie, Amy & baby, Pauline, Simon, Andrea, Derek, Laura, Hannah, Wendy, Tashi & family, Marie, Braydon, Helen, David and Robin.

 

OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £470.60 Thank you.

 

THE BELLS OF ST PETERS ! Our grateful thanks to Gerald Clarke for his kind donation of new Sanctuary bells for the altar.

 

LEAFLETS AT BACK OF CHURCH:  regarding Rushden Job Club, to help you back into employment.

 

UCM: Wed 9th Sep 7.30pm in the Hall Lounge. Concha Houghton will succeed Mary Curtis as President. Refreshments provided.

 

PARISH CELL GROUP: Tue 15th Sep.  7:30pm, Sacristy.

 

VISITING THE PARISH?

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!

 

CHURCH CLEANING TEAMS: Please pick up the new rota from the Church Noticeboard. Thank you.

 

OUR TWO NEW YOUTH CLUBS: are opening here for junior & secondary school aged children, Friday, 11th September 7 - 8.45pm. DO COME!

 

DON’T FORGET THE KEYS!  The deadline for the Michaelmas issue is Sunday, September 20th (but please note that leaving it to the last minute risks it not being published). Contributions should be sent to edthekeys@outlook.com or placed in the box marked “The Keys” at the back of the Church. We would particularly like some letters to the Editor and news from the various parish organisations.

 

THE VINE’:  Keep up to date with what’s happening in the Diocese with this month’s free paper.

 

HOSPITAL VISITING: see poster at back of Church.

 

ASSIST TO LIVE: Petition to vote against the Assisted Dying Bill on 11 September taking place that day in Parliament. Please take an  Assist to Live card from the church table and fill it in, affix a stamp and post it to the House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA, addressing it to your MP or constitunency; better still, would be to write a short letter making known your concern, should the passing of this Bill become legislation; the Bill could have serious conquences endangering an individual’s life before the coming of that life’s natural end. Please vote.

 

TIME TOGETHER: meets next Saturday, (12 September) in the Parish Hall at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome to join us for Singing For Fun - come and enjoy an afternoon of songs you all know.  We finish at 4:00pm.

 

FROM BISHOP PETER  -  PROCLAIM ’15

Following Proclaim ’15 in Birmingham on 11 July, I very much hope that evangelisation teams will develop in Pastoral Areas during the coming year. Do send representatives to the follow-up event in the Diocese:- Saturday, 19 September, 10.00am to 3.00pm, St Gregory’s, Northampton.  To book a free please contact the RE and Pastoral Centre in Luton.

WE WELCOME ESTELLE & KATE this weekend to give us more information on Proclaim ’15.

 

MATTHEW COURSE: begins Thursday, 10th Sep in Parish Hall 1 - 3pm and  7.30 - 9.30pm.

 

PRAYER MINISTRY Our prayer Ministry team will be available at the end of 11am Mass this Sun. If you feel that you would like prayer for any reason please come to them or indicate that you would like them to come to you.

 

 

PLEASE PRAY FOR: Father Edmund Worthy as he prepares for retirement in early September, and for Father Paul Inman who will be taking over the Wellingborough Parish.

 

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:

Sunday: 1:30pm to 8pm; Monday: 10:30am to 7pm; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 12:45pm to 6:30pm; Thursday 11:45am to 7pm; Friday: 10am to 6:30pm; Saturday: 1:30pm to 5:45pm.