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20th JULY 2014 – YEAR A



MASS BOOK:          Page 105

PREFACE:               Page 68     Number 8


MYSTERY OF FAITH:      When we eat this bread …


Liturgies For The Week


Sat:   6:30 pm - Marie Harrison

Sun:  9:00 am - People of St Peter’s

         10:30 am - Cecilia Fernandes

Mon: 7:00 pm - Chris Bartlett

Tue:  9:30 am - Ita Cartwright

Wed: 7:30 pm - Michele Campanaro

Thu:  9:30 am - Michael & Mary Chapman

Fri:    7:30 pm - Barbara Mathurin

Sat:   6:30 pm - Personal Intention

Sun:  9:00 am - Philip Wardle

        10:30 am - People of St Peter’s


Sacrament of Reconciliation:

     Wednesday:      After 7:30 pm Mass    

     Saturday:           From 11:00 am to 11:30 am    

Children’s Liturgy:  None until September

Faith input for 8-12 year olds - 9:50am to 10:20am in the Parish Lounge              

Holy Hour:         Tuesday after 9:30 am Mass

Refreshments:  After 10:30 am Mass in Parish Hall

Rosary:             Wednesday at 7:10 pm      

‘Coffee Stop’:    Thursday 10:00 to 11:30 in Hall Lounge

S V P:                Friday 6:45 pm in the Sacristy    


Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Cliff Saddington, Bridget McAleer, Ignacy Gudz, Philip, Patrick Brogan, Pietro Sacco, Jim Knighton, James Horner and Michael Prystorz. May they rest in peace.


PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Rodney, Rob, Simon, Yan, Lija, Fijo & Dale, Betty, Gary, Stephen, Alan & Meg, Peter, Jordon, baby Leon, David, Michelle, Steven, Ita, Debbie, Michael, Angela, Della, Matthews, Nellie, Bernie, Ryan, Tony, Fleurette, Emilie, Richard, Susan, John, Eleanor, Lisa, Elizabeth, Brian, Scott, Roy, Olive, Joanne, Laurence, baby Amy, Peter, Chris, Simon, Margaret, Catherine, Yvonne, baby Emily and baby Jack, Susan, Bud, Elizabeth and Angelina.


OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £591.45. Thank you.


SECOND COLLECTION: Last week raised £303.62 for the Apostleship of the Sea. Thank you.


SECOND COLLECTION: Next week is for Day for Life.


BAPTISM WELCOME RITE:  For Ellis Thomas Edward Mait will take place during the 10:30 am Mass this Sunday, July 20th.


THE BAPTISM: Of Patrick John Acton Ashby takes place at 2 pm today, Sunday July 20th.


THE BAPTISM: of Ellis Thomas Edward Mait takes place at 2 pm next Sunday, July 27th.



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!


DAY FOR LIFE: Next Sunday is the day in the Church’s year dedicated to celebrating the dignity of life which this year will call upon young people in particular to protect and cherish life from conception to natural death. Proceeds of the second collection will go to The Anscombe Bioethics Centre and other life-related activities supported by the Church.


BIBLE TIME LINE: Promotion will be made at the end of all Masses this weekend.


ALTAR SERVERS: Anybody who has made their first Holy Communion can become an Altar Server. If you are interested, please contact Mike on 01933 651339 or email


ORDINATIONS: Two weeks ago at Northampton Cathedral, Bishop Peter ordained to the Diaconate Michael Gudge and Peter Hurrell. Rev Michael will serve in the parish of Thrapston and Rev Peter will serve in the parish of Great Billing.


FOR THEIR SAFETY: Please could parents be very careful that children don’t venture near the votive candles unattended!


THE KEYS-PENTECOST QUIZ: Closing date for entries is Sunday July 27th. The winner will be published in the Newsletter and answers in the next issue of The Keys.


UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS: Our next meeting on Wednesday July 23rd commences with 7:30 pm Mass, during which a new UCM member will be enrolled. A "Down Memory Lane" evening follows, and members are asked to bring along old family photos. Diary Date: Thursday August 21st is our date for the UCM Daily Mass Scheme.


HOLY HOUR: We are thrilled that a group of musicians from the Cathedral will be coming to St Peter's today, Sunday July 20th, to lead us in a Holy Hour from 6-7 pm. There will be time for personal meditation and worship as well as contemplative music.  Please do come along! We look forward to seeing you there.


SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE: The new Shrine Coordinator is Mrs Donna Gardner from Wellingborough; she will be known to many of you through her work with the Rosary Link. Donna can be contacted on 07940 or by e-mail


BIENNIAL PROCESSION OF FAITH: Led by Bishop Peter, will take place in Bedford on Sunday, July 27th leaving St Joseph’s church at 1:30 pm and walking through the centre of Bedford up to the main Park.  


LIVING FAITH BOOKLETS: For July to September including daily reflections on the scripture readings in church, are available now, price 60p.


ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: None; Monday None; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 9am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 11:30am to 7pm; Fri: 9am to 7pm; Sat: 12noon to 5:30pm.