Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh       Tel: 01933 353649

Deacon: Rev Peter Remmington   Tel: 01933 353649

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20th May 2018 - YEAR B



MASS BOOK:                    VIGIL:  Page 281

OPENING PRAYER:         Page 289

FIRST READING:              Page 286 Joel 3:1-5

PSALM:                             103 Page 286

SECOND READING:         Page 287 Romans 8:22-27

GOSPEL :                          Page 288 John 7: 37-39

PREFACE:                         Page 75    Mystery of Pentecost

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER:  Page 25   Number 2

MYSTERY OF FAITH:       When we eat this Bread…


MASS BOOK:                    MORNING: Page 290                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           `                                                                                                                                                               

PREFACE:                         Page 75    Mystery of Pentecost

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER:  Page 25   Number 2

MYSTERY OF FAITH:       When we eat this Bread…


Liturgies For The Week


Sat:     6:30pm - Peter Fett

Sun:  10:00am - People of St Peter’s

Mon: 10:00am - Celebration of the Word & Communion

Tue:    9:30am - Fr Michael Lynch (Nottingham)

Wed:   7:30pm - Canon Anthony McKentey (Brentwood)

Thu:    9:30am - People of St Peter’s

Fri:      7:30pm - Gordon Verity

Sat:     6:30pm - Giuseppe Frezza

Sun:  10:00am - Kenneth Bailey


Sacrament of Reconciliation:

Wednesday:           After 7:30pm Mass

Saturday:                From 11am to 11:30am

Children’s Liturgy:  None; restarts June 10th

Sunday School:      None

Holy Hour:              Tuesday after 9:30am Mass

Refreshments:        After 10am Mass in the Parish Hall          

Rosary:                   Wednesday at 7:10pm

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

St Vincent de Paul: Friday at 8pm in the Sacristy


Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Patrick Doherty, John Friery, Elizabeth Coyle, Catherine Dickens, Caroline Fielden, Stephen Dymtzk, Ian Barclay, George White, Charlotte Greaves, Stefan Ryszkowycz, Walter Broadbent, James Roberts, Brendan Reilly, Cecelia Hulatt, Catherine Kennedy, Zygmunt Koller, Kathleen Croser, and Thomas Fuller. May they rest in peace.


Please remember in prayer: Girardi family, John, Norma, Joshy & family, Vic, Mary, Eileen, Jon, Terry, Meeka, Rona, Huw, Nalla, Mavis, Lawrence, Susan, P. Lacey, Bernadette, Pat, Michelle, Liam and Brian & family, Lois & family, Marlane, the Allen family, Eloise and Claudia & family,  Anne, Pauline Pat, Robin, Jenny, Pam and Noel.


OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £486.85. Thank you.


SECOND COLLECTION: Last weekend raised £232.71 for World Communications Day. Thank you very much.



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


FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Takes place this Sunday at 10am Mass. Please have a prayer for the communicants and their families as they and all of us prepare for a day to remember.


OUR SYMPATHY: Is extended to the bereaved husband and family of Bridget Philomena Buckingham who died last Monday and whose Funeral Service will take place at Nene Valley Crematorium on Friday May 25th at 3pm.


FR STEPHEN McGUINNESS: A priest of our diocese has died. He served over many decades in seven parishes, ending in Corby. Bishop Peter will celebrate the Funeral Mass at 11am on Wednesday May 30th at Our Lady of Walsingham Church, Corby. May he rest in peace.


WE WELCOME: Fr Charles Rensburg OMI to St Peter’s who will officiate at the 10am Mass next Sunday.


HCPT COFFEE EVENING: At Janet O’Leary’s home, 88 Wymington Road, at 5:30pm on Thursday June 18th. Tickets £3, on sale next week after Mass. Everyone is welcome.


PARISH MEN’S GROUP: Will meet on Thursday May 31st, 7:30pm at 73 Drayton Rd, Irthlingborough NN9 5TQ, for a barbeque. Please let Mike know if you are coming for catering purposes; food will be provided, (at a small charge); please bring drinks. Phone 01933 651339 or email:  All men of the Parish are welcome.


DON'T FORGET THE KEYS! The deadline for the next issue is Tuesday June 19th. Contributions, letters to the editor or any other communication, should be sent to or placed in the box marked “The Keys” at the back of the Church.


UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS (1): Our next meeting is on Monday May 21st at 7:30pm in the Hall Lounge and will feature a talk entitled “In the Footsteps of St Paul” by David Houghton about their UCM Pilgrimage to Greece. Everyone is very welcome to come and join us.


UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS (2): Pilgrimage to Walsingham on Tuesday July 3rd. If you are going, please could you let Valerie have your £8 as soon as possible so that she can complete the application form.


SUMMER BARBECUE: With musical entertainment at 72 Wymington Road, Rushden, NN10 9JX, at 6pm on Saturday June 23rd. £12 per person (reduction for the under 12s). For bookings please ring 01933 313456 or email: All proceeds to the local HCPT Lourdes group.


LITURGICAL CALENDAR 2018: Eastertide ends. Week 7 in Ordinary Time; Psalter Week 3; Weekday readings Cycle 2; Sunday readings Cycle B.


CHURCH CLEANING: This week will be on Tuesday from 11:15 am to 12:55pm. Team EM.


ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: 1:30pm to 7pm; Monday: None; Tuesday: 1pm to 7pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 10:30am to 7pm; Friday: 10am to 6:45pm; Saturday: 2pm to 5:15pm.