Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh       Tel: 01933 353649  

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28th August 2016 – YEAR C



MASS BOOK:         Page 130

PREFACE:              Page 66 Number 2


MYSTERY OF FAITH:   We proclaim your Death, O Lord…


Liturgies For The Week


Sat:     6:30pm - Jonathan O’Sullivan

Sun:  11:00am - People of St Peter’s

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

Tue:    9:30am - Funeral Prayers for Trevor Wilkins at

           Edgar Newman Chapel, Kettering Crematorium.

            7:30pm - Holy Souls

Wed:   7:30pm - People of St Peter’s

Thu:    9:30am - John Patrick Garvin Month’s Mind

Fri:      7:00pm - Patronal Mass at St Gregory’s,


Sat:     6:30pm - Jimmy Lavin

Sun:    7:50am - Mass in Polish

          11:00am - Graham & Dora Lambert 

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

     Wednesday:      After 7.30pm Mass

     Saturday:           From 11am to 11:30am

Holy Hour:         None this week

Refreshments:  After 11am Mass in the Parish Hall

Rosary:             None till September

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

St Vincent de Paul:  None till September.


Please remember in prayer: Pat, Pachita, Joyce, Regina, Jecco, Gomez family, Lynn, Maurice, Meg, Melvyn, Pauline, Joe, Dave, Margaret, Brian, Jessy, Saju, Jackson & family, Ken, Bernie, Nalla, Huw, Mary, Vic, Eileen, Jon, Terry, Peter, Mimine, Sophie, Neil, Nathalie, & family, Joshy & family, Saiorse, Zoe & family, Husnigh, Stephen, Ben, Cyril, Silma, Eloise, Claudia & Diaz & family, baby Kevin, Gerald, Joe, Andrea, Pat, Robin and Gerard Pearce, Olive , Castle family, Joe and Norma.


Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Matthew Lacey, Gerald Burke, Ellen Duffy, Mary King, Louisa Magee, David Magee, George Orr, John Bromley and Lucy Scott. May they rest in peace.


OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to                   £534.37. Thank you.


SECOND COLLECTION: Next weekend is for the National Catholic Fund.


BAPTISM WELCOME RITE:  For Noah James Johnston will take place during the 11am Mass this Sunday, August 28th.


THE BAPTISM: Of Noah James Johnston will take place at 2pm on Sunday September 4th.


PRAYER MINISTRY Our prayer Ministry team will be available at the end of 11am Mass on Sunday September 4th. 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.



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


ST GREGORY'S PARISH: Invites all the clergy and people of our Pastoral Area to share in the celebration of our Patronal Festival Mass at 7pm on Friday September 2nd, followed by refreshments. All are welcome.


CHILDREN’S ROSARY PRAYER GROUP: Will meet on Saturday September 3rd at 3pm in church. Refreshments will be available in the Hall Lounge afterwards.


DON'T FORGET THE KEYS!  The deadline for the Michaelmas issue is Friday September 16th. Contributions or letters to the editor or any other communication should be sent to or placed in the box marked “The Keys” at the back of the Church.


THE KEYS CHILDREN’S SECTION  You may have noticed that the last edition of THE KEYS had no Children’s section. This is beacause there is nobody willing to take on the task of editing this section. All that is needed is somebody to put together four pages four times a year for our children’s page. Some material is provided. If you can help, please contact the editor on 651339 or


THE ACTS COURSE: Begins on September 15th. We will be meeting in the Hall 1pm - 3pm and 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Work books will be available for collection on the day, price £21.99.


PRO-LIFE CAMPAIGN: Government figures released this summer reveal that 203,096 unborn children were registered as aborted in 2015. SPUC calculates that, so far, 8,624,567 lives have been lost under the 1967 Abortion Act. Both the UCM and SPUC are coming together in a campaign to mark the 50th anniversary of the Act in 2017.


PILGRIMAGE TO WALSINGHAM: For reparation and prayer for the sanctity of life will take place on Sunday September 18th. Transport is available. See poster and flyers at the back of church.


800 YEARS OF MASS: This year marks the 800th anniversary of Ballintubber Abbey, “The Abbey that refused to die.” Built in 1216 AD, over the centuries Mass has been celebrated there continuously. Why would anyone build an abbey in 1216 AD? Pictures and stories at:


MUSICAL YOUTH SHOWCASE: Performances by local teenagers including classical, folk and musical theatre will be held on Saturday September 10th at 7:30pm at the Salvation Army Worship Hall, Church Street, Rushden. Admission: £5 on the door (free for children under 12). Please come and support. See poster at back of church.


‘THE VINE’: Please take a copy of the September edition of your free Diocesan newspaper from the back of the Church



Sunday: 1:30pm to 8pm; Monday: None; Tuesday:

9:30am to 6:30pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 11:30am to 7pm; Friday: 10am to 7pm; Saturday: 1:30pm to 5:15pm.