Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh       Tel: 01933 353649  

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24th MAY 2015 – YEAR B




MASS BOOK:  Vigil: Page 289    Daytime: Page 290

PREFACE:       Page 76   The Mystery of Pentecost


MYSTERY OF FAITH:  We proclaim your Death, Lord Jesus


Liturgies For The Week


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

Sun:  11:00am - Pedro & Carlotta Fernandes

Mon:  No Celebration of the Word & Communion

Tue:    9:30am - Barbara Mathurin                                            

Wed:   9:30am - John & Mary Palmer                                                                   

Thu:    9:30am - Tom Mullins                                                                                                                                                                         

Fri:      7:30pm - Billy Gahan                                                    

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

Sun:  11:00am - Graham & Dora Lambert


Sacrament of Reconciliation:

     Wednesday:      None this week

     Saturday:           From 11am to 11:30am

Children’s Liturgy for 4-8 year olds: None this week

Sunday Teaching: None this week

Holy Hour:         Tuesday after 9:30am Mass

Refreshments:  After 11am Mass in the Parish Hall

Rosary:             None this week

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

St Vincent de Paul:  No meeting this week


Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time. George White, Charlotte Greaves, Stefan Ryszkowycz, Walter Broadbent, James Roberts, Brendon Reilly, Cecilia Hulatt, Catherine Kennedy, Zygmunt Koller, Kathleen Croser, Thomas Fuller, Mary Williams, Frederick Kirby, Patrick Johnston, Phyllis Gerrie, Louise Packenham, Waldemar Szyczewski, Mary Jenkins, Winifred Tew, Michele Girardi, Eileen Daly, Cox, Ann O’Callaghan, Thomas Robson and Tom Mullins. May they rest in peace.


PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Nigel, Nellie, Joan, Alan, Lily, Peter, Catherine, Tony, Papa’s family, Pedro’s family, Spencer, Laura, Joe, Veronica, Dick, Janice, George, Peter, Janet, Anne, Nathan, Saju & family, Beryl, Nathan, Colleen, Susan, Jim & family,  Frank, Mary, Jon, Ansa, Laurence, Margaret, Simon, Matthew, Albert, Carol, Pauline, Hannah, June, Christine, Josephine, Bradley, Gary, Stephen, Andrea, Paul, Sharyn, Athene, Pat & Margot, Naomi, Sophie, Neil, Annie, Wendy, the Castle family and the Atkins family, Ian, Steven , Hajni & Fr Ed.


OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £584.41. Thank you.


SECOND COLLECTION: Last weekend raised £213.11 for the Mission of the Church in the Media. Thank you.




BAPTISIM WELCOME RITE  For  Azalea Grace Mather-Franks will take place during the 11am Mass on Sunday, 7th June.


QUIET MASS:  The vigil Mass on the last Saturday in each month, will take place without music.


ROSARY PROCESSION :  Sunday, 31st May, Gt.Billing, 3pm. All are welcome!

OUR SYMPATHY IS EXTENDED TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY OF: James Patrick Spallin who died over a week ago and who’s Funeral Mass takes place on Tuesday, 2nd June at 11:00 am. May he rest in peace.

CONFIRMATION PREPARATION:  Session 11 for confirmation candidates, ‘Rehearsal of readings, ceremony and hymns’, will be on Sunday, May 31st from 4pm to 5:30pm.


Lourdes Petitions - If you want a petition placed at Our Lady's Shrine in Lourdes, please let Richard have it by noon on Thursday, (28 May).  You can email it to or phone it on 01933 313456.   Alternatively you can place a petition on-line at


UCM COFFEE EVENING: to support the HCPT Lourdes group, at 88 Wymington Road, Rushden at 7pm on Wednesday, May 27th. Tickets available from UCM members.


DON'T FORGET THE KEYS!  Available NOW at the back of the Church. If you have asked for a large print copy, please collect from the Sacristy. If you have not asked but would like a large print copy, there are some available.


MONTHLY POUND:    The draw for May takes place this weekend.    Winners for April were 1st C. Harries, no. 68 ~ £33.50; 2nd M. Oatridge, no. 79 ~ £20.00; and 3rd B. Thorn, no. 45 ~ £10.00.  £63.50 went to the Parish.

VACANCY:- Part- time housekeeper/cleaner for the Presbytery, 10hrs per wk. Duties to include cleaning, laundry, shopping & provision of hot midday meal for Fr. Joe. Ring Parish Office in the first instance.

UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS. Meeting 10th June. Visit toThe Wellingborough Museum 2.00pm with Tea.


UCM 70th Annual Walsingham Pilgrimage Mon & Tues 6th/7th July

The cut-off date for payment is the 15th June, members who wish to go, please advise Mrs V Brierley or Mrs E Horne asap with their payment of £7.00.


BEING A CATECHIST: Basic Training for the Ministry of Catechesis. A course starts at St Gregory's on Tuesday, June 9th from 7:30pm to 9:30pm and runs for six Tuesday evenings. This course is for anyone who would like to know more about what is involved in being a catechist or to support those who already are involved in the vital ministry of catechesis. For more information contact Mike Gibbons or the NORES office:Tel: 01582 723312  Email:


ORDINARY TIME BEGINS - YEAR CYCLE B: Week 8 of Ordinary Time begins this week, Weekday Cycle I, Sunday Cycle B, Ferial days will be the colour green, and Psalter Week 4 for the daily Prayer of the Church.


ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: 1:30pm to 7pm; Monday: 10:30am to 7pm; Tuesday: 10am to 7.15pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 4:30pm to 7pm; Friday: 11am to 7:30pm; Saturday: 12:00 noon to 5:30pm.