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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1st MAY 2016 – YEAR C

 

 SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

 

MASS BOOK:                    Page 273

PREFACE:                         Page 74  Easter 4

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER:  Page 24  Number 2

MYSTERY OF FAITH:       When we eat this Bread…

 

Liturgies For The Week

 

Sat:     6:30pm - People of St Peter’s

Sun:    7:50am - Mass in Polish

         11:00am - Thelma Griffs

Mon:                  No Liturgy today

Tue:    9:30am - Alice Bambury

Wed:   7:30pm - Chris Bartlett

Thu:    9.30am - Patrick Fergus & John Hopkins

Fri:      7:30pm - Johnny Garvin & Dierdre Murray

Sat:     6:30pm - Kevin Forkan

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 for 4-8 year olds:  at 11am Mass

Sunday Teaching:  9:45am - 10.15am                                              

Holy Hour:        Tuesday after 9:30am Mass

Refreshments:  After 11am Mass in the Parish Hall

Rosary:             Wednesday at 7:10pm

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

St Vincent de Paul:  Friday at 6:45pm in the Sacristy

 

Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Amy Page, Jack Dickens, Ethel Cass, Patrick Maguire, Philomena Groome, Joseph Lennon, Elizabeth Downes, Biagio Campanaro, Joan Catalano, Chris Bartlett, James Furse, Andrew McMorrow, Robert Moffit, Dennis Magee, John Stringer, Mary Buckman and John Hogan. May they rest in peace.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER: James, Eileen, Nalla, Huw, John, Lyn, Thorogood family, Natsayi, Nobu, Patsy, Becky, Emilie, Richard, Gould family, Ben, Susan, Vic, Mary, Noran, Alphord,Stephen, Joan, Hayley, Henry, Godfrey, Bernadette, Peter, Gary, Bobby, Sophie, Neil, Marlene, Jessie, Julia, Jose, Les, Bob, Sarah, Harry, Edward ,Neil, Jims & family, Brian, Joshy & family, Mary, Teresa, June, Roger, Matthew, Lucy, Patricia, Angela, Gill, baby Jacob, Helen, Natalie, Harold.

 

OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £649.00. Thank you.

 

SECOND COLLECTION: Last week raised £288.78 for Pope Francis’ initiative for the Ukraine Thank you very much.

 

VOCATIONS WEEKEND: for young women considering the religious life. 27 - 29th May. See poster.

 

PRAYER MINISTRY: Our prayer Ministry team will be available at the end of 11am Mass this Sunday, 1st May. 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.

 

 

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!

 

CAFOD: You are warmly invited to a short get-together after 11am Mass on May 8th in the Parish Hall to see how we can imbed CAFOD more into the life of our parish. Debbie Purfield (our CAFOD Co-ordinator) will be with us and would love to meet as many people as possible, so do pop over to say hello.

 

CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP: will meet Saturday, 7th May at 3pm in Church. No refreshments this week.

 

PENTECOST NOVENA: The aim is that on each of the nine days of the Pentecost Novena, starting on Friday, May 6th, there will be a Novena Service somewhere in the Diocese. A Novena service will take place here at St Peter Apostle on Saturday, May 7th at 12 noon and will include a period of adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

Do come and prepare for Pentecost and the coming of the Holy Spirit.

 

THE POWER OF PENTECOST: Turvey Abbey, Saturday,  21st May, 10am - 4.30pm. See poster.

 

YEAR OF MERCY: This week calls for change of life for those whose lives are currently involved with corruption and criminal organisations. Regarding corruption Pope Francis says: “If we want to drive it out from personal and social life we need prudence, vigilance, loyalty, transparency, together with the courage to denounce any wrongdoing.”

 

DIVINE MERCY PILGRIMAGE TO WALSINGHAM: Saturday,4th June. See poster at back of Church.

 

HCPT COFFEE EVENING & BRING AND BUY: Thursday, 19th May 7.30pm. At 88, Wymington Road. Tickets £2.50 from Janet O’ Leary.

 

DON'T FORGET THE KEYS!  The deadline for the Pentecost issue is Friday, 6th May.  Contributions or 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.

NEW CHURCH ROTAS: Beginning 1st May and into the summer months are now available at the back of church.

UCM : next meeting Monday, 9th May 7.30pm in Hall Lounge. The subject “My Life” by Valerie Brierley.

MENS GROUP will now meet in the Sacristy at 7pm next Thursday, 5th May. All men of the Parish are welcome.Please bring ideas for future meetings.

FIRST RECONCILIATION RITE: For children preparing for First Holy Communion, will form part of the usual celebration this Saturday, 7th May at 11am in church.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:

Sunday 1.30pm to 8:45pm; Monday: None; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday 11.30am to 6:45pm; Friday: 10am to 6:30pm; Saturday: 2pm to 5:30pm.