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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

posted Aug 24, 2012, 11:39 AM by Keith Coppin   [ updated Aug 24, 2012, 11:39 AM ]

Dear Friends,

I am sorry to inform you of the death of George Hughes last Sunday 19th of August, at 5 pm, soon after I had given him Holy Communion. George’s funeral Mass will be on Friday, 7th of September.

A YEAR OF FAITH Pope Benedict has announced a Year of Faith inviting Catholics to seek new ways of proclaiming it. The Year of Faith will open on 11th October.

A Mass is be celebrated at 12 noon in the Cathedral on Thursday, 11th October, to mark the 50th Anniversary of the opening of “The Second Vatican Council” .

Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage at Walsingham Shrine on Sunday, 9th September from 11.30 a.m. Mass at 12 noon and Procession to the Priory Ground for Benediction at 3.15 p.m. See Notice Board for further details.

The Diocesan Justice and Peace Commission invites you to a day on “WATER” at the Cathedral on Saturday, 15th September, from 10.45 to 3.30. Further details on the Notice Board.

CATHOLIC TRUTH SOCIETY PLEASE SEE THAT WE HAVE SOME NEW C.T.S. BOOKS ETC FOR SALE

Fr Ben Grist, recently Ordained Priest is very ill. Please pray for him.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION. Any Parents whose Children will be 8 years old next year and would like them to be prepared for First Holy Communion, please see Fr Tony.

SACRED HEART INDEPENDENT SCHOOL, SWAFFHAM need a School Secretary for September. Please contact Sister Francis Ridler on 01760 721330. See notice in church.

THE CHRISTMAS SHOE BOX. CWL will be organising this year’s collection with leaflets going out mid September and the boxes collected late October.

Weekly Collection: Loose £111.06, Gift Aid £215.53. Total £326.59. Our weekly need is about £500. 1/3 of our money goes to the Diocese. Please plan your giving before Mass and be as generous as you can. If you pay tax please covenant, as we receive another 25p in the £1. For more details contact Covenant Officer John Morling on 01328 700575.

I am always available to visit you at home, bless the house etc.

Fr. Tony Webb.
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