ST PETER APOSTLE CHURCH, RUSHDEN
Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh Tel: 01933 353649
20th APRIL 2014 – YEAR A
Liturgies For The Week
Sat: 8:15 pm - Easter Vigil of the Lord’s Resurrection
Sun: 9:00 am - Connie Murray
10:30 am - People of St Peter’s
Mon: 10.00am - Michael Dee
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: 10:00 am - Funeral Prayers for
Anthony Robert Raymond Randell
7:30 pm - Celebration of the Word & Communion
Sat: 6:30 pm - Biagio Campanaro
Sun: 9:00 am - People of St Peter’s
10:30 am - Teresa Houghton (UCM)
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Wednesday: None this week
Saturday: None this week
Children’s Liturgy: None this week
Sunday teaching: None this week
Prayer Meeting: None this week
Holy Hour: None this week
Refreshments: After 10:30 am Mass in Parish Hall
Rosary: Wednesday 7:10 pm
‘Coffee Stop’: Thursday 10:00 to 11:30 in Parish Hall
S V P: Friday at 6:45 pm in the Sacristy
Youth Group: None this week
OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £767.70 Thank you.
THE TRADITIONAL CLERGY EASTER COLLECTION:
Will be taken at all Masses this weekend.
“THE KEYS” Available at back of Church. Please take a couple & distribute to friends and family.
KNOWING YOUR FAITH: This series of sessions, which is planned to start after Easter, is intended to help us to deepen our knowledge of our faith in various areas. Please fill in a questionnaire at the back of the Church and pop it into the box marked “THE KEYS”.
DIVINE MERCYSUNDAY: Divine Mercy Sunday is on April 27th and there will be prayers with Benediction at 3 pm.
UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS: Our next meeting in the Hall Lounge will be on Wednesday April 23rd at 7:30 pm. As that date is St. George's Day we thought it would be fun to do a "British Citizenship" Quiz. Any ladies of the Parish will be given a warm welcome (and a cup of tea/coffee is always included!).
FEAST OF ST GEORGE: Is transferred to Monday April 28th.
FAMILY MASS INFORMATION : In response to the recent survey, there will be a Family Mass once a month
Sunday, 11th May
Sunday, 8th June
Sunday, 13th July
Sunday, 14th September
Sunday, 12th October
Sunday, 9th November
Sunday, 14th December
Enthusiastic singers of all ages are invited to take part in a practice on either Thursday 8th May or Friday 9th May at 6.30pm - 7.15pm in the Church to learn the hymns for the first Mass in order to lead the congregation.
ATTENTION - ALL EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: The current rota will shortly be coming to an end. The new rota will run from May 3rd until July 27th. Please can you let me know any dates you are NOT available. The new rota will be distributed on the weekend of 26th\27th April. Thank you - Teresa Samples.
WANTED: Baby/toddler board books (non-noisy!) for use at family Mass. Also, bible story books for children up to 8 years of age. Kindly put into the box at the back of church.
NORES SUMMER SCHOOL: Sharing the Joy of the Gospel. July 24th to 26th at the RE and Pastoral Centre, Luton. See noticeboard for full details.
THE VINE: Please pick up your free copy of the April edition of the Diocesan newspaper.
OUR SYMPATHY: Is extended to the bereaved family of Anthony Randell. May he rest in peace.
PLEASE PRAY :for the repose of the soul of Mrs Catherine Browne who died on Sharnbrook House on 14th April. May she rest in peace.
LIVING FAITH: Daily reflections on the readings quarterly booklet, April to June, price 60p.
CELL GROUP: Meets this Tuesday, April 29th at 7:30 pm in the Sacristy beginning with Adoration at 7 pm.
NATIONAL PRO-LIFE MASS: on Thursday 27 May, 7.30 pm, at St Joseph’s Church. Bishop John Sherrington, auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, will be the celebrant.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:
None during the week until this Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm.
THANK YOU ! to all who have carried out various ministries in Lent, Holy week & Easter this year. As a Parish, we are blessed to have so many people giving of their time & effort, and their prayerfulness in all the Church celebrations. And so I ….
Wish you all a Holy and Happy Easter - Fr Joe.