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3rd Sunday of Lent

posted Mar 9, 2012, 5:49 AM by Keith Coppin   [ updated Mar 9, 2012, 5:49 AM ]


Dear Friends,

THIS MONDAY The PARISH PRAYER GROUP will be meeting in the Presbytery at 2.30 pm. All are welcome. Use this group as a help in Lent.

THIS WEDNESDAY THE S.V.P. will be meeting in the Presbytery at 7.15 pm. Please find a leaflet at the back of the church on the work of the S.V.P. who do very good work in helping people in need New members welcome.

THIS THURSDAY OUR NEXT LENT TALK - THE ORTHODOX CHURCH ON THE EASTERN TRADITION OF LENT AND EASTER. In the Presbytery ON Thursday 15th March at 7 pm. The return of Rev Ian Randell who gave a very popular talk last Lent. So do try to make this one.

All donations given to CAFOD this Lent will be matched by the Government, so Please be generous. You can take and use C.A.F.O.D. envelopes all of Lent and just put them in the collection plate. Please also remember KIKAMBALA in Lent.

THIS FRIDAY Stations of the Cross in Church at 3 pm, AT THE TIME Christ died on the Cross. The Franciscans walk the VIA DOLOROSA, in Jerusalem, every Friday of the year with those on Pilgrimage. You can also do the stations privately if you wish.

CLOTHING GUILD MASS 10 am on Friday, 30th March. ollowed by sorting and coffee in the Dining Room. All are welcome to bring two new items of clothing; they will be forwarded to be distributed to those in need.

HOLY WEEK WEDNESDAY [APRIL 4TH] MASS OF THE BLESSING OF HOLY OILS AT THE CATHEDRAL. This year Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Conner will be celebrating this Mass. It is very important that we know the numbers wishing to attend as soon as possible. A list is in the Church. If you wish to join the coach to the cathedral, names and telephone number please.

Weekly Collection: Loose £139.55. Gift Aid £277.00 Total £416.55. CAFOD £119.34 Our weekly need is truly 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 28p in the £1. Covenant Officer John Morling on 01328 700575. Thank you all very much.

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

Fr. Tony Webb.

 

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