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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26th JULY 2015 – YEAR B

 

SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

 

MASS BOOK:  Page 112

PREFACE:       Page 69   Number 6   

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:  11:00am - Philip Wardle

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

Tue:    9:30am - Margaret Lyons

Wed:   1:00pm - Funeral Prayers for Cecelia Angela

                           Freeman

           7:30pm - Michele Campanaro

Thu:    9:30am - Sharon Leybourn

Fri:    10:30am - Funeral Mass for Ann Brennan

Sat:     6:30pm - Vitina & Giuseppe Raudarzo and family    

Sun:  11:00am - People of St Peter’s

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

Wednesday:      After 7:30 pm Mass

Saturday:          From 11am to 11:30am

Children’s Liturgy for 4-8 year olds: None until September.

Sunday Teaching: None until September.

Holy Hour:         Tuesday after 9:30am Mass

Refreshments:  After 11am Mass in the Parish Hall

Rosary:             None this week; resumes September

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

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

 

Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time. Michael Prystorz, Ernie Hulatt, Jan Indyka, Norman Cox, Jack (John) Robinson, James Friery, Albert Cuddihy, Rose Massey and Adriano Catalano. May they rest in peace.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Nigel, Nellie, Joan, Alan, Lily, Peter, Catherine, Tony, Papa’s family, Pedro’s family, Jim & family, Paul, Sharyn, Athene, Pat & Margot, Naomi, Sophie, Neil, Annie, Wendy, the Castle family & the Atkins family, Ian, Kath, Steven, Hajni, Tony, Malcolm, Laurence, Margaret, Eileen & Bill, Claudia, Eloise, Silma, Cyril, Noel, Milica & baby, Donny, Emmie, Kathleen, Janice, Wendy, Christine, Mel & sisters, Matthew, Carmel & Bill, Clare, Gary, Stephen, Norma, Anne, Noel, Stephanie Ince, Amy & baby, Pauline, Simon, Andrea, Fiona, Vivien, Derek, Pete and Laura.

 

OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £637.58. Thank you.

 

SECOND COLLECTION: This weekend is for Day for Life.

 

THE BAPTISMS: Of Ruby Florence Mills and Tyrese-Jaden Kwame take place at 2pm this Sunday, July 26th.

 

THE ROSARY: On Wednesdays is taking a break and will return in September.

 

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!

 

OUR SYMPATHY: Is extended to the bereaved families of Cecelia Freeman and Ann Brennan. May Cecelia and Ann rest in peace.

 

PARISH CELL GROUP: Meets on Thursday July 30th at 7:30pm in the Sacristy, beginning with Adoration from 7pm to 7:15pm.

 

CHILDREN’S ROSARY PRAYER GROUP: Will meet on Saturday August 1st at 3 pm in church. Refreshments will be available in the Hall Lounge afterwards.

 

VACANCY: Part- time housekeeper/cleaner required for the Presbytery, 10h per week. Please ring Parish Office in the first instance.

 

SUMMER BARBECUE THANK YOU:  A big thank you to all who supported in any way the HCPT barbecue last weekend. The final figure raised was £1,064.

 

MEN’S GROUP – RIVER RAMBLE ROSARY WALK: On Thursday July 30th, meet at the car park of Sharnbrook Village Hall (MK44 1JP)at 7pm. Walk by the river at Felmersham. We will finish up for light refreshments at Frank and Sandra Ridley's house 32 Townsend Road  Sharnbrook, MK44 1HY. All men of the Parish welcome. Please phone Frank on 01234 782113 to confirm that you are coming.

 

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 not been 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 paricularly like some letters to the Editor and news from the various parish organisations. Also if you know of any events occuring before the end of the year please let us know, so that we can let others know.

 

PROCLAIM 15: Carol Little and Mike Gibbons attended the conference in Birmingham recently. It is impossible to tell you much in this newsletter but more importantly there will be a “Legacy” event at St Gregory's in Northampton on Saturday September 19th from 10am to 3pm.

 

MONTHLY POUND: The draw for July takes place this weekend. Winners for June were: 1st S. O’Leary, no. 109 ~ £34.50; 2nd R. Howe, no. 129 ~ £20.00 and 3rd C. Shoebridge, no. 63 ~ £10.00.  £64.50 went to the Parish.  August’s draw should take place the weekend of August 22nd/23rd. God bless. Stuart.

 

DIOCESAN PRIESTS WHO HAVE DIED: In the past ten days the death has occurred of Canon Patrick Carey, whose Funeral Mass takes place on Friday July 31st at 2pm at St Ethelbert’s church, Slough, SL1 1XU. The death has also occurred of Canon Denis McSweeney whose Funeral Mass will take place at Northampton Cathedral, NN2 6AG. There are no other funeral details yet.

 

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:

Sunday: 3:30pm to 8pm; Monday: 10:30am to 7pm; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 3pm to 6:30pm; Thursday: 4:15pm to 7pm; Friday: 12:30pm to 6:30pm; Saturday: None.