ST PETER APOSTLE CHURCH, RUSHDEN
Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh Tel: 01933 353649
29th November 2015 – YEAR C
FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Liturgies For The Week
Sat: 6:30pm - Clorindo & Zelinda Muccillo
Sun: 11:00am - Margaret Skelding
Mon: 10:00am - No Liturgy today
7:00pm - Pastoral Area Mass at St Gregory’s,
Northampton for the Faithful Departed
Tue: 9:30am - No Mass today
Wed: 7:30pm - The Faithful Departed
Thu: 9:30am - Canning family
Fri: 7:30pm - The Faithful Departed
Sat: 6:30pm - Maureen Gaffney
Sun: 7:50am - Mass in Polish
11:00am - People of St Peter’s
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Wednesday: After 7:30pm Mass
Saturday: From 11am to 11:30am
Children’s Liturgy for 4-8 year olds: During 11am Mass
First Communion Class: 10:15am to 10:45am Sunday
Holy Hour: None this week
Refreshments: After 11:00am Mass in the Parish Hall
Rosary: Wednesday at 7:10pm
Coffee Stop: Thursday 10am to 11:30am, Hall Lounge
St Vincent de Paul: None this week
Youth Club Juniors: None this week
Youth Club Secondary: None this week
OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £502.03. Thank you.
PARISH DIARIES: For 2016 are available free of charge from the back of church.
PRAYER MINISTRY: Our Prayer Ministry team will be available at the end of 11am Mass on Sunday December 6th. 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.
YOUTH CLUB: Friday 11th December is the Christmas Party evening from 7 to 8:30pm and will be the last meeting of the year.
CHILDREN’S ROSARY PRAYER GROUP: Will meet on Saturday December 5th at 3pm in church. Refreshments will be available in the Hall Lounge afterwards.
UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS: Our next meeting will be on Wednesday December 9th. A Christmas House at Janet O'Leary’s, 88 Wymington Road. Please arrive at 7pm for Mass to start at 7:30pm.
SVP GIVING TREE: Available this weekend. Please take one or more labels and bring back the item over the next two weekends.
MONTHLY POUND: The draw for November takes place this weekend. Winners for October were: 1st E. Bartlett, no. 163 ~ £32.00; 2nd J. Lavin, no. 153 ~ £20.00; and 3rd L. Gower, no. 43 ~ £10.00. £62.00 went to the Parish. December’s draw should take place the weekend of December 19th/20th. God bless. Stuart.
DON'T FORGET THE KEYS! The deadline for the Christmas issue is Sunday December 13th. Contributions or letters to the editor or any other communication should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or placed in the box marked “The Keys” at the back of the Church.
CHRISTMAS STOCK: Of cards, calendars etc. Is now available from the Repository at the back of church.
THE MATTHEW COURSE: Continues on Thursdays at 1-3pm and 7-9:30pm every week in the Church Hall. Please feel free to drop in and sample a session anytime.
LUX RETREAT: We are now collecting names of secondary school age young people for the next Lux Retreat to be held from January 29th -31st 2016. If you are interested, please contact Monica on 01933 396986. Any contributions to support this venture would be gratefully received.
WORLD YOUTH DAY – POLAND 2016: Takes place in Krakow from Friday July 22nd to Monday August 1st. It is a pilgrimage for 16-30 year olds. £820 per person including insurance, WYD fees, Travel, food and accommodation.
If you are thinking of attending please book your place as soon as possible by visiting www.nymo.org or call 01582 720 627 to find out more. To sponsor a young person text ‘KWYD16 £10’ or go online.
‘THE VINE’: Please collect the December issue of your free Diocesan newspaper from the back of church.
FEAST DAY MASS: Of Our Lady of Guadalupe is on December 12th at St Joseph’s Church, Brereton Road, Bedford at 7:30 pm. We hope that the Home Shrine families will join us along with friends and fellow parishioners.
NO ADORATION: In Church on Mondays for the next several weeks. No Adoration on Tuesday, December 1st.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:
Sunday: 1:30pm to 9:30pm; Monday: None; Tuesday: None; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday 11:45am to 7pm; Friday: 10am to 7pm; Sat: 1:30pm to 5:30pm.