St Peter Apostle Church, Rushden


Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh       Tel: 01933 353649  

Email:  Website:






26th JUNE 2016 – YEAR C




MASS BOOK:         Page 102

PREFACE:              Page 27 Number  7


MYSTERY OF FAITH:      Save us Saviour of the World…


Liturgies For The Week


Sat:     6:30pm - Alexander McGovern

Sun:  11:00am - People of St Peter’s

Mon:  10:00am Service of Word & Communion

Tue:    9:30am - Father Anthony Sacre (Westminster)

Tue    (7.30pm.   Sharnbrook)  Benjamin Bird

Wed:   9:30am - Connie Murray

            7:30pm - Mgr Walter Drumm (Westminster)

Thu:    9.30am - Annie Trimble

Fri:      7:30pm -  Fr Ivor Morris (Brentwood)

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

Sun:  11:00am - Michael Kehoe & David Cleaton 

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

Holy Hour:         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:  Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Sacristy


PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Peter D Gary, Bobby, Sophie, Neil, Marlene, Jessie, Julia, Jose, Les, Sarah, Harry, Edward; Karen, Michael, Mary, Roger; Solange, Leontina & Juan; Teresa; June, Matthew, Lucy, Patricia, Angela, Gill, baby Jacob, Helen, Natalie, Harold; Robin, Pat, Chris, Joseph; Noel C; Mary C ,Eileen, Paul Lacey, Beryl, Castle family, Tom, Rosmi, Margaret, Brian, Jess, Josh, Blanche, Margaret, Lucy, Gill, Veronica, Laurie, Oscar, Joe, Nathan, Chris, Derrick, Paul, Sylvia, Cyril, Silma, Eloise, Claudia, Mary, Pat, Bernadette, Pachita, Diaz & family, Joyce, Charles,  Jecco, 

Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Aldo Fanferma, Margaret Louizo, Daniel Tokarz, Patrick McGeever, Irene Lee, Thomas Duffy, Mary Woodward, Maria Prokopiuk, Bridget Doherty, Connie Murray, Henry Spring, John Rooney, Alice Maker, Samuel Brader, Christine Murphy, Mary Johnston, Hannah Hurley, Fanny Rowthorn, James O’Halloran, Margaret Cox, Charlotte & Frances Oatridge, Leslie Lopez and Salvatore Tramacere. May they rest in peace.


OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to                   £460.39. Thank you.

SECOND COLLECTION: This week is for Peter’s Pence.


SECOND COLLECTION: Last week raised £247.83 for Day for Life. Thank you.


HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION: This Wednesday as we celebrate the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Masses will be at 7.30pm at St Peter’s, Sharnbrook, on Tuesday, and 9:30am and 7.30pm on Wednesday in Rushden.




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


OUR SYMPATHY : is extended to the family & friends of Jimmy Lavin who died on Wednesday. We ask God to bless them, and we pray for the repose of Jimmy’s soul. His funeral will take place Monday, 11th July at 11:00am.


THE BAPTISM:  takes place today at 11am of Dylan Alfred Birch.


NEXT SUNDAY: Welcome Rite & Baptism takes place at 11am of Dylan John Barry.  Please pray for them both, and their families.


MUSIC MEETING 26th  JUNE: As of September there will be no organist at the 6:30pm Vigil Mass. Therefore, we are aiming to gradually introduce the use of hymns on CDs, which we can sing to. You are invited to a meeting/rehearsal on Sunday, June 26th at 4pm in the Church to try out a few other hymns.


TIME TOGETHER meets next Saturday, (2 July) at 88 Wymington Road, Rushden, for a strawberry and cream tea, starting at 2:30 p.m.


CHARITY SUMMER BARBECUE with musical entertainment on Saturday, 30 July at 72 Wymington Road, starting at 6 p.m.  Tickets £12 (£5 for under 12s).  Full details and bookings from 01933 313456 or email:


SVP BOTTLES: so far you have kindly raised a total of £876.40 from the small change you put in them! This is a valuable source of income, and we are very grateful for your ongoing support!


VACANCY: Safeguarding Support Officer – 21 hrs per week. We currently have a vacancy, to support the Safeguarding Coordinator in the implementation &

management of safeguarding  policy & practice for the Diocese of Northampton. Main duties include managing the DBS process, helping to support Parish Safeguarding Reps. and general administration. Full information for the position & an application form can be obtained by

contacting Paula Wynn– HR Advisor, e-mail: The closing date will be Fri 15th July ’16.

HANDYMAN REQUIRED - The East Northants Faith Group owns and leases a number of properties in Rushden which provide a route through which people who are homeless or suffer from addictions progress back into "normal" life. A part time handyman is required who would work an average of about 15 hours per week providing basic building maintenance and repair. For more details please contact David Houghton on 07860 318 705 or any other of the ENFG Trustees.


 PARISH MEN’S GROUP: barbeque at 73, Drayton Rd, Irthlingborough 7.30pm, Thursday,7th July. Food provided (small charge.) Bring own drinks. Please let Mike know if you are coming 01933 651339. All men welcome!


CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP: meets on Saturday, 2nd July at 3:00pm in Church. On this occasion, there will be No refreshments following.


ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday:5:30pm to 8:45pm; Monday: None;Tuesday:10am to 6 pm; Wednesday: 11am to 6:30pm; Thu: 11:30am to 7pm; Friday: 10am to 7pm; Saturday: 1:30pm to 5:15pm.