ST PETER APOSTLE CHURCH, RUSHDEN

 

Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh       Tel: 01933 353649  

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

Twitter: www.twitter.com/catholicrushden

 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/StPeterApostleRCChurchRushden

 

15th JANUARY 2017 – YEAR A

SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

PEACE DAY

 

MASS BOOK:                    Page 125

PREFACE:                         Page 69 Number 3

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER:  Number 2

MYSTERY OF FAITH:       Save us, Saviour of the world …

 

Liturgies For The Week

 

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

Sun:  11:00am - Nellie, John Joe & John Coyne

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

Tue:    9:30am - Celebration of the Word & Communion

Wed:   7:30pm - Fr Thomas Gerard Murray

Thu:    9:30am - Tom & Mary Sharman

Fri:      7:30pm - Emlyn

Sat:     6:30pm - Lucinda Indola

Sun:  11:00am - People of St Peter’s

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

     Wednesday:     After 7:30pm Mass

     Saturday:          From 11am to 11:30am

Children’s Liturgy:  During 11am Mass today

Sunday School:   10am to 10:50am in the Hall Lounge

Holy Hour:   Tuesday after 9:30am Word & Communion

Refreshments:     After 11am Mass in the Hall Lounge

Rosary:                Wednesday at 7:10pm

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

Youth Group:       Closed till further notice

St Vincent de Paul:  Friday 8pm in the Sacristy

 

Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Gerald Turiccki, Ellen Garley, Nicholas Wilkins, Marie Kindler, Arthur Stewart, Stanislaw Woliski, Elsie (Peggy) Trzcinski, Shirley Scott, Alexander McKenzie, Bessie Barclay, Philip O’Reilly, Hilda Kerswill, Ludwika Luty, John Eldred and Ugo Gianni, Caroline Cowie, Stefan Puelko, Karease Frankiewicz, Catherine Scopes, William Taylor, Stanislaw Jacubowski, Romana Rudzinska, David Edwards, Ursula Pereira, Edmund Harvey, Anthony Killeen, Giuseppe Mansi, Bridget Spring, Timothy Hickey, Edward Silburn, James Roche, Antonia Celtner, Herbert (Bert) Way, Nora Begley.  May they rest in peace.

 

Please remember in prayer: Dave, Pat, Bernadette, Charles, Edward, Michael, Jessie, Julia, Marlene, Ashley, Chantal, Sophie, Neil, Fiona, Daniel, Bianca, the Allen family, Cymian, Margery, Charlotte, Peter, Lucy, Robert, Alan, Meg, the Brown family, Pat, Robin, the McGovan family, the Jackson family, Matthew, Charly, the Cudone family, Vic, Jon, Eileen, Elisia, Stephan, John, Betty, Mary and Gerald.

 

OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £645.95. Thank you.

 

SECOND COLLECTION: This weekend will be for Pax Christi - Peace Sunday.

 

WELCOME AND THANKS: To Fr Philip Swingler for presiding at Mass at St Peter’s this weekend.

 

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

 

ALTAR SERVERS: If you have not already done so please advise Mike TODAY, of any dates you are unavailable from now until Easter.

 

PEACE SUNDAY: This Sunday is Pax Christi, Peace Sunday. The work of Pax Christi is based on the gospel and inspired by faith. Our vision is of a world where people can live in peace, without fear of violence in all its forms. Rooted in Catholic Christianity, we work with all who share our values to abolish war and create communities of peace and justice. For more information:  http://paxchristi.org.uk/news-and-events/peace-sunday/

 

TOGETHER IN PRAYER & PRAISE: Next event is at 7:30pm on Sunday January 15th at Highfield Community Baptist Church, Rushden. See poster at back of church.

 

PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY SERVICE: The annual service will take place on Thursday, January 19th at High Street Wesleyan Church at 2pm. Please use the entrance to the church hall in Queen Street. All are very welcome. Tea will be served after the service.

 

YOU ARE INVITED TO:  Entertainment and singing by Jenny Simmonds followed by afternoon tea at Hope Methodist Church, Linnetts Lane, Higham Ferrers on Saturday  January 21st at 3pm. Tickets £5.00; contact Chris on 01933  317719. Everyone welcome.

 

PARISH MEN’S GROUP: Will meet this month on Thursday January 26th at The Sharnbrook Hotel (Vesuvio) at 7:30pm. This is open to all men of the Parish. Please let Mike know A.S.A.P. if you would like to come, so that we can book it.

 

“YOUR GOD WILL BE MY GOD”:  A retreat based on the Book of Ruth at the Monastery of Christ Our Saviour, Turvey. On Thursday February 16th from 10:30am to 3pm. Cost £12, places limited. See poster for details.

 

CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL: Golden Jubilee celebration, on Saturday March 4th at Bethel Convention Centre West Bromwich. Cost £12. See poster for details.

 

VACANCY: 16h a week. The Medaille Trust exists to raise awareness of the plight of trafficked men, women and children, to provide relief to these victims through safe housing, opportunities for physical and psychological healing and rehabilitation. It is looking for a Representative for the Northampton Diocese with sympathy for such a charity who has good people skills, the ability to make presentations in schools and churches, help raise awareness and achieve sustainable funding. For a full Job Description and an application pack please visit their website, www.medaille-trust.org.uk or email: recruitment@medaille-trust.org.uk. Closing date is January 30th 2017. See notice at back of church.

 

LIVING FAITH: Booklets for January - March 2017 are available from the back of church, priced at 60p each. 

 

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

 

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: None; Monday: None; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 11:30 to 7pm; Friday: 10am to 6:30pm; Saturday: 1:30pm to 5:15pm.