The Christian community is called to be a witness to reconciliation, and to the building of relationships of justice, love and peace. As we gather for the Eucharist, let us be mindful of this common vocation and seek to express it in our lives as individuals and collectively.

Mass this Week and Intentions
Monday 7.00pm Roy Wilson RIP
Tuesday 12noon Unborn children
Wednesday 9.15am Home communicants
St John Chrysostom
Thursday 7.15pm Society of the Holy Cross
Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Friday 9.15am Bereaved parents
Our Lady of Sorrows
Saturday 9.15am Greater courage
SS Cornelius & Cyprian

Prayer of the Church
Morning Prayer: Sun. 7.30am; Tue – Sat 8.55am
Evening Prayer: Tue – Fri 5.00pm

Rosary
Monday 7.30pm

Adoration
Thursday 6.45 – 7.10pm

Sacrament of Reconciliation
By appointment only this week.

Next Sunday: Masses at 8.00 & 10.00am

Parish Notices

Great North Run Paul Threlfall is doing the GNR today to raise money for SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) Support UK, in memory of Leona May Threlfall. Please say a prayer for Paul today. Thank you.

Lancaster Priory Festival of Song throughout this week. There are details available at the back of church.

Burneside Brass Band Concert Friday 22nd September at 8.00pm at Ripley St Thomas Phythian Hall. £5.00. Tickets from Jill Burrow 01524 732936 or jillburrow@btinternet.com The concert is in aid of the Mosamaria Trust Fund, which exists to provide education and food to vulnerable children in South Africa’s Free State (our link diocese), suffering with HIV/AIDS/TB.

Advance Notice Fr Brian celebrates his Golden Jubilee of priestly ordination on Sunday 24th September; and he will preside at the 10.00am Mass. Please note the date.

Autumn Course Fr Stephen is proposing to put on a short course (probably four sessions), similar to that which ran in Lent earlier in the year, and was well-supported. Two suggestions have been made for subject matter so far.

Readers Please collect your readings from the sacristy.

Please pray for
The sick: Alex Woods, Isaac Baines, Edward Troughton, Diane Simpson Fr Brian Oddy, Tony Bond, Ann Bailey
Recently departed: Roy Wilson
Anniversaries: Richard Whitaker, Richard Sterritt, Ron Buckley, Edward Jackson, Mary Wyatt

Please do stay for coffee after the 10.00am Mass.