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

 

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4th DECEMBER 2016 – YEAR A

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT - BIBLE SUNDAY

 

MASS BOOK:         Page 85

PREFACE:              Page 65 Preface 1 of Advent

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER:     Number 2

MYSTERY OF FAITH:   When we eat this Bread…

 

Liturgies For The Week

 

Sat:    6:30pm - Petro Aufiero & Antonietta Salerno

Sun:   7:50am - Mass in Polish

         11:00am - People of St Peter’s

Mon: 10:00am - Funeral Prayers for Alison Sheila Kelly

Tue:    9:30am - Biagio, Antonio & Antonia Campanaro

Wed:   7:30pm - Scott & Dorothy Boydell

Thu:    Feast of the Immaculate Conception Of The

            Blessed Virgin Mary

            9:30am - Ron & Madge West

 Fri:     7:30pm - Mass for Vocations

Sat:     6:30pm - Lucia Indola

Sun:   11:00am - People of St Peter’s

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

     Wednesday:     After the 7:30pm Mass

     Saturday:          From 11am to 11:30am

Children’s Liturgy: During the 11:00am Mass today

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

Holy Hour:            Tuesday after 9:30am Liturgy

Refreshments:     After 11am Mass in the Hall Lounge

Rosary:                Wednesday at 7:10pm

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

Youth Group:       Closed till further notice

St Vincent de Paul:  None this week

 

Please remember in prayer: Lucy Chapman, the Allan family, Cyril & Silma & family, Eloise, Claudia, Castle family, Lynn, Jan, Wyn, Teresa Kondracka, Matthew, Lilly, Win, John & Maurice, Sylvia, Martin, Gerald, Mary, Dave, Pat, Bernadette, Charles, Edward, Michael, Jessie, Julia, Marlene, Chantal, Sophie, Neil, Fiona, Daniel, Bianca, Angela, the Allen family, Peter, Gary, Stephen, Pat, Robin, Margery, Elizabeth, Cyprian, Finlay, Robin, Pat, Ansa, Nalla, Huw, Yolanda, Rizal, Rafael, Riyo and Jay-Ar.

 

Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Charlotte Craft, Joseph Finnerty, Mary Brown, Margaret Vickers, Albert Turicchi, Emily Berrill, Hilda Baker, William FitzGerald, Ignacy Siroka, Michael Howard, Mary Sharman, Waclaw Gasiulewicz, Lucio Carrea, Lilian Brenchley and Margaret Mullen. May they rest in peace.

 

OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to                   £638.72. Thank you.

 

MASS AND PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS: Will be held at 7:30pm this Friday evening and will be followed by rosary and refreshments.

 

THE TIME TOGETHER GROUP: Invites you to its Remembrance Service in the Church at 2:30pm next Saturday, December 10th, followed by refreshments in the Parish Hall.

 

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

 

RECENT DEATHS: The death has occurred of Alison Sheila Kelly on November 18th. Her funeral takes place with prayers in church on Monday, December 5th at 10am. We extend our sympathy to her bereaved family. May she rest in peace.

 

PRAYER MINISTRY: Our prayer Ministry team will be available at the end of 11am Mass on Sunday December 4th. 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.

 

DON'T FORGET THE KEYS! The deadline for the Christmas issue is Friday, December 16th. Contributions, letters to the editor or any other communication should be sent to: edthekeys@outlook.com or placed in the box marked “The Keys” at the back of the Church.

 

THE KEYS: If you have any dates for events happening in 2017 please email edthekeys@outlook.com or write them on a piece of paper and place in the box marked “The Keys” at the back of the Church. They can then be added to the page of forthcoming events in the magazine.

 

CHRISTMAS MASS TIMES: Christmas Eve - 6:30pm, 11:30pm - carols before Midnight Mass; Christmas Day - 10am.  

 

UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS: Ladies, the Capitation Fee of £14 is now due. Could you please give it to Valerie as soon as possible? Our next meeting is a House Mass at Mariann’s on WEDNESDAY, December 21st at 7:30pm.

 

TRIP TO MEDJUGORJE: On May 16th-23rd 2017. The cost is €260 plus the air fare (about £64 including transfers via EasyJet from Luton). Contact Anne-Marie on 01604 859549 if interested.

 

FESTIVAL OF CAROLS & LESSONS: At Thomas Becket Catholic School, Kettering on Wednesday, December 14th at 12 noon and 6:30pm. See poster at back of church for contact details and tickets.

 

FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION: You are invited to a rosary procession/gathering at Christ the Cornerstone church, Milton Keynes on Thursday, December 8th at 6pm. For more information, see the poster at the back of church.

 

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

 

FREE CHURCH DIARY:  For 2017 Now in church.

 

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: 1:30pm to 7pm; Monday: None; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 11:30am to 7pm; Friday: 10am to 6:30pm; Saturday: 3:15pm to 5:15pm.