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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28th SEPTEMBER 2014 – YEAR A

TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

 

MASS BOOK:          Page 134

PREFACE:               Page  67   Number 7    

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER: Page 23   Number 2

MYSTERY OF FAITH:      When we eat this bread…

 

Liturgies For The Week

 

Sat:  6:30pm - Philip Wardle

Sun: 9:00am - People of St Peter’s

       10:30am - Dot & Scott Boydell

Mon: 7:30pm - Celebration of the Word & Communion

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

Wed: 7:30pm - Celebration of the Word & Communion

Thu:  9:30am - Dot & Scott Boydell

 Fri:   7:30pm - Rev Margaret Eales Induction Ceremony

Sat:   6:30pm - Michael & Mary Chapman

Sun:11:00am - Baby Georgina

                                         

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

     Wednesday:      None    

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

Children’s Liturgy:  During the 9am Mass

Sunday teaching: Faith Input for 8 - 12 year olds - 9:50 to 10:20am in the Hall Lounge. 

Prayer Ministry: First Sunday of the month after 11am Mass

Holy Hour: Tuesday after Celebration of Word & Communion.                        

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 6:45pm in the Sacristy

Parish Prayer Meeting: None this Friday in the Hall Lounge.

 

Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time. Albert Magee, Amelia Donaghy, Bernard Tasney, Alice Rivett-Carnac, Thomas Cross, Bruce Skilton. William Harwood, James Fisher, Fred Watson, Richard Homer, Dick Tobin, Alfie Luscombe, Julia Jefferson, Susan McGuigan, Maureen Maher. May they rest in peace.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER:  Joanne, Debbie, Susan, Scott, Schaffer family, Angelina, Nellie, Bernie, Ryan, Marie, Alan, Sally, Gloria, Laurie, Joe, Gary, Stephen,  Fleurette & family, Jack,  Emmie, John, Harry, Joan, McDonald family, Fr David Chartes, Andrew, Fijo & Dale Tony, Colin, baby Leon, Laurence, baby Amy, Peter, Chris, Simon, Margaret, Catherine, Yvonne, baby Emily and baby Jack, Leslie. Peter, Noel.

 

OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £537.33. Thank you.

 

THE NEW MASS TIMES:

Take effect from next weekend; Vigil Mass is at 6:30pm and Sunday Mass is at 11am. There will be no music at either Mass for the month of October.

 

BAPTISM WELCOME RITE:  For Jamie Grace Francisco Wicks and for Joseph William Keating will take place during the 11am Mass on Sunday, October 5th.

 

CAFOD HARVEST FAST DAY: Is this Friday, October 3rd.  There will be a Second Collection next weekend. Please take a CAFOD envelope home today for your donation.

 

 

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!

 

RED BOX HOLDERS: Please return red boxes to church for end of year counting. Thank you.

 

HARVEST PRODUCE: Will be sold after all Masses this weekend for SVP funds.

 

PRAYER MINISTRY: Our prayer Ministry team will be available at the end of 11am Mass on Sunday, October 5th. If you feel that you would like prayer for any reason please come to them or indicate that you would like them to come to you.

 

ALTAR SERVERS  ROTA: Altar Servers, if you have not received the new rota please let Mike know.

 

NEW ROTAS: For Church Cleaners & Flower Arrangers are available at the back of church.

 

QUIZ NIGHT: With Colin's Famous Quizzes, in the Parish Hall on Saturday, October 4th, starting at 8pm; bring a team or come and join with others; cost is £6 per person to include a hot supper. All proceeds to the Lourdes group.

 

UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS:   At our next meeting on Wednesday, October 8th (7:30pm in the Church Hall) our guest speakers will be Mr and Mrs Mears, who will tell us the story of Walter Tull, who served as a soldier in the 1st World War. Mr and Mrs Mears are also interested in genealogy and will be pleased to give us some advice about tracing our ancestors.

 

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2015:  If your child is ready to make his/her First Holy Communion next year, please put his/her details on the list at the back of the Church. There will be a meeting for the parents/guardians this Thursday, October 2nd at 7:30pm in the Sacristy.

 

MONTHLY POUND: The draw for September takes place this weekend. Dues can be paid after each Mass. Winners for August were: 1st J. Lilley, no. 57 ~ £35.50; 2nd P. Whelan, no. 11 ~ £20.00; and 3rd Wendy (sister of Lesley Gower), no. 37 ~ £10.00. £65.50 went to the Parish. October’s draw should take place the weekend of October 25th/26th.  God bless. Stuart.

 

PLEASE PRAY FOR: The repose of the soul of Mgr Graham Adams (Banbury), and former parish priest of Aston-le-Walls, who died on Saturday, September 20th. May he rest in peace.

 

WELCOME: To Rev Margaret Eales who takes over as the new Methodist Minister. Her Welcome Ceremony takes place in Church this Friday, October 3rd here in Church at 7.30pm

 

A MARRIAGE CELEBRATION MASS: Will be celebrated here at St Peter’s on Saturday, October 11th at 12 noon. ALL ARE WELCOME. Mass will include a Children’s Liturgy for the over 5's and EVERYBODY is invited to Lunch in the Parish Hall after Mass. See Posters and “The Keys” for more details!

 

THE KEYS: Michaelmas edition available free of charge this weekend! Don’t forget the Keys!

 

NEW PRAYER GROUP: Will not meet this Friday, October 3rd but will resume thereafter on Fridays from 10am to 11am in the Parish Lounge.

 

CHILDREN’S ROSARY PRAYER GROUP: Will meet on Saturday, October 4th at 3 pm in church. Refreshments will be available in the Hall Lounge afterwards.

 

MUGS & BEAKERS: A new family group for under-fives will officially open in the Hall Lounge on Tuesday, November 14th from 9:30 to 11:30 am and every Tuesday thereafter in school term time. Cost for each family is 50p per session. All are welcome!

 

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:  Tuesday: 10.05am to 11.05am; Thursday: 11:30am to 7:00pm; Friday: 10:15am to 6:00pm; Saturday: 12 noon to 5:30pm.