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The Birth of St John the Baptist

posted Jun 22, 2012, 11:44 AM by Keith Coppin   [ updated Jun 22, 2012, 11:44 AM ]

Dear Friends,

Friday is the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul and is a Holy Day of Obligation.

THIS WEDNESDAY The S.V.P. meet in the Presbytery at 7.15 pm. Please think of joining as new members are very welcome and needed.

LIVING FAITH booklets give a short meditation each day for three months + prayers etc for only 70p each. On sale today

Ben Grist, one of our students at Oscott College in Birmingham is very ill. Please pray for him.

CHURCHES TOGETHER A.G.M. on 27 June is an open meeting. EP youth will be making a presentation of their work and needs. Provision for young people is a major concern in Fakenham. So the more people who know what is happening the better. Please come along, and bring a friend.

THIS THURSDAY The “Singles” group will meet for lunch at Pensthorpe on Thursday, 28th June (12.30 for 1.00 pm) Please let Janet know, at least two days before the lunch date, if you intend to be there (01485 528489)

VERY URGENT We need more VOLUNTEERS to help with cleaning the Church, male or female, two hours every 10 weeks. Please call Christine Nowak on 01328 856557.

IGNITE. A DIOCESAN YOUTH FESTIVAL AT SACRED HEART SCHOOL SWAFFHAM. 14th-15th July. Aged 14 to young adult. Please see notice board and leaflets in Church. I hope this will attract our young adults.

MARIAN EDWARDS’ GARAGE SALE Saturday 30th June at 13 Whitelands from 10 am to 12 noon only. Proceeds to support Motor Neuron Disease Association. All Welcome.

CHRISTIAN AID COLLECTION Envelopes £538.23 [St Anthony’s £77.50] Street Collection £234.34. Refreshments in St Peter & Paul’s £496.57. Plant Stall £70.68, Jewellery £42.50, Grocery Tombola

£68.00 Gift Aid £52.00. Good effort, thank you Diane Stanley.

Weekly Collection: Loose £195.06, Gift Aid £211.30 Total £406.36. 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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