ST PETER APOSTLE CHURCH, RUSHDEN
Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh Tel: 01933 353649
25th JANUARY 2015 – YEAR B
THIRD SUNDAY OF THE YEAR
Liturgies For The Week
Sat: 6:30 pm - Holy Souls
Sun: 11:00 am - People of St Peter’s
Mon: 10:00am - Celebration of the Word and Communion
Tue: 9:30am - Holy Souls
Wed: 7:30pm - People of St Peter’s
Thu: 9:30am - Bill Clark
Fri: 7:30pm - Peter & Sally Gavin
Sat: 6:30pm - Marian Klessa & Bert Way
Sun: 7:50am - Mass in Polish
11:00 am - Olindo di Salvo
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Wednesday: After 7:30pm Mass
Saturday: From 11am to 11:30am
Children’s Liturgy: During 11am Mass
Sunday Teaching: 10.15 -10.45am
Holy Hour: Tuesday after 9:30am Mass
Refreshments: After 11:00am Mass in Parish Hall
Rosary: Wednesday at 7:10pm
‘Coffee Stop’: Thursday 10:00 to 11:30 in Hall Lounge
S V P: Friday 8:00pm in the Sacristy
OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £649.01. Thank you.
SECOND COLLECTION: Next week is for the Catholic Education Fund.
CONFIRMATION INFORMATION AND ENROLLMENT: Will take place in the Hall Lounge after 11am Mass this weekend. ALL candidates and parents should please attend. The first session of the preparation course, ‘Encountering Jesus’, will take place next Sunday, February 1st, at 4pm in the Parish Hall Lounge (For candidates AND PARENTS).
FUNERAL PRAYERS: For Josie Stevens will be held at 1:45pm on Wednesday, January 28th at Bedford Crematorium.
FIRST COMMUNION 2015: Today at the 11am Mass there will be a booklet presentation made to the First Communion candidates.
CELEBRATING OUR CATHOLIC LITURGY: A six part course at St Gregory's. This week’s fourth session on Tuesday, at 7:30pm, is ‘Thanksgiving – the Eucharistic Action’ and will be led by Mgr Kevin McGinnell. Cost is £5 per session or £12 for the remaining sessions. For more information contact the parish office.
ST PETER’S MEN’S GROUP: The next meeting will take place at Pizzeria Venezia, Rushden, on Thursday January 29th at 7:30pm.
U.C.M . CATHOLIC MOTHER PAPER: Is available for members at the back of the church. Please pick up your named copy this weekend. Thank you.
A RETREAT FOR CATECHISTS: Will be held between 10am and 3pm on Saturday April 25th at the Monastery of Christ Our Saviour, Turvey. Cost is £10 per person. See noticeboard at the back of church.
MORE HELP NEEDED: During the summer months, the Miraculous Relic Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe travels to Cathedrals, Parish churches and other institutions throughout England. Help is needed to transport the Relic Image (drivers and strong men/women for lifting), to assist the Guardians in preparing visits, welcoming Pilgrims, selling repository items and in a variety of other ways. If you would like to be involved, please contact Andrew on 07423 056 820.
FEWER MASSES: The reduced number of Masses being celebrated at present in our parish means a longer waiting time for your Mass request to be fulfilled. Therefore, there is the option of having your Mass celebrated outside of the parish. Here are some of the options where to send Mass requests:
a) Accounts Manager, Bishop’s House, Marriott Street, Northampton, NN2 6AW;
b) Missio, 23 Eccleston Square, London, SW1V 1NU;
c) The White Fathers, Mission Appeals, 15 Corfton Road, London, W5 2HP.
Please keep these details for future reference.
THIS LITURGICAL YEAR: This is the Year of Mark, Year B, from which his Gospel on Sundays during Ordinary time will be taken. During the Seasons of Lent and Eastertide the gospel will come from different evangelists. During weekdays in Ordinary Time the readings are from Year 1. This week the Prayer of the Church from the Psalter is taken from Week 3.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:
Sunday: 1:30pm to 7pm; Monday: 10am to 7pm; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 9am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 11:30am to 7pm; Friday: 9am to 6pm; Saturday: 12 noon to 5:30pm.