We stand in continual need of the mercy and forgiveness of God and, when we repent, we receive such grace.
A special welcome to our school Year 6 leavers today, who will receive their bibles before their transfer to high schools. We assure them of our prayers and good wishes.
MASS THIS WEEK AND INTENTIONS
Monday 7.00pm Len Dunford RIP
Tuesday* NO MASS TODAY
St Mary Magdalen
Wednesday 9.15am People of Europe
Thursday 7.15pm Greater courage
Martyrs of Cumbria
Friday 9.15am Spread of the Gospel
Saturday* 9.15am Grandparents
SS Joachim & Anne
PRAYER OF THE CHURCH
Morning Prayer: Thur, Fri & Sat8.55am
Evening Prayer: Thurs & Fri 5.00pm
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILATION
By appointment only this week.
NEXT SUNDAY: MASSES at 8.00 & 10.00am
*PLEASE NOTE that there is No Mass on Tuesday this week.
CHURCH GARDENS Any help that you may be able to give to those already working in the church gardens would be very much appreciated.
HOLIDAYS if you are going away, please remember to attend the Eucharist wherever you are (Fr Stephen can recommend places in different parts of the country) and bring back bulletins/magazines for us to have a look at.
ADVANCE NOTICE (1) The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (15th August) will be celebrated her with a Sung Mass on Thurdsay 14th at 7.30pm and a said Mass on the Friday morning at 9.15am. It’s a feast upon which we should all be present to worship (being Our Lady’s principal feast), so please note this information now. there is also a Sung Mass on the evening of the 15th at St Barnabas’, after which the Walsingham Cell meets and to which all are welcome.
ADVANCE NOTICE (2) The Diocese of Arundel and Brighton Ecumenical Walking Pilgrimage (they’re doing Liverpool to Carlisle this year) will be passing through Carnforth at around 2.35pm on 15th August. It is focussing upon the start of the First World war and St Francis and the way of peace. The 50-60 pilgrims wish to pray for a few minutes in church and it would be good if some of us could greet them. To find out more, please visit www.thepilgrims.org.uk
READERS Please collect your readings from the sacristy.