God has sent his Son, Jesus Christ, to bring us back to himself. May we listen to his voice and learn to follow him wholeheartedly.
Today, we give thanks to God for our earthly mothers, living and departed; for Our Blessed Lady, and for Holy Mother Church.
Mass This Week And Intentions
Monday 7.00pm Bill Hampton RIP
Tuesday 12noon Richard Jones-Hollows (an.)
Wednesday 9.15am Eveline Speight (anniv.)
Thursday 7.15pm Robert Townley (anniv.)
Friday 9.15am Persecuted Christian
Saturday 9.15am People of Ireland ST PATRICK
Prayer Of The Church
Morning Prayer (Lauds): Sun 7.30am; Mon – Sat 8.55am
Evening Prayer (Vespers): Tue – Fri 5.00pm
Stations Of The Cross
Thursday 6.45 – 7.10pm
Sacrament Of Reconciliation (Confessions)
Saturday 10.00 – 10.30am Or By Appointment
Next Sunday: Masses at 8.00 & 10.00am
Today’s Organ Music
Air from The Water Music
Slow movement from Organ Concerto in G
Please take home with you today a pink Preparing for Easter 2018 leaflet, if you haven’t already.
Lent Course on Ways of Praying. The third session is this evening at the Vicarage at 7.30pm, on Prayer and the Sacraments
Stations of the Cross Monday at 7.30pm. Adoration on Thursday this week as usual, 6.45pm.
School Governing Body meets on Wednesday at 6.30pm.
PCC meets on Thursday, beginning with Mass at 7.15pm. Minutes and Agenda are available in the PCC file.
Annual Parochial Church Meeting next Sunday at 11.15am. Nomination forms are out today – please nominate no more than ONE person and second no more than ONE person for PCC, having asked them first!
The annual parish Electoral Roll revision is now completed.
Good News, the magazine of the Additional Curates Society, is available in church today. It’s free, but a donation into a Lent box would be appropriate. Please take a copy.
Readers Please collect your readings from the sacristy.
Bishop Philip’s Chrism Mass is at 6.30pm on Palm Sunday evening (you can communicate again under these circumstances) at St Catherine’s, Burnley. Please let Fr Stephen know if you would like to go.
Walsingham Youth Pilgrimage 30th July – 3rd August, ‘Generation hope – into God’s future with Mary’, led by Bishop Philip and his team. Fr Stephen has further details for anyone interested and who is between the ages of 11 and 17. Only £80 if booked by 1st June (£90 thereafter).
Please pray for
The sick: Diane Simpson, Edward Troughton, Ann Bailey, Colin Martin, Ted Taylor, Fr Philip Price, Pat Asquith, Sarah Lightburn
Recently departed: Fr Michael Burgess
Anniversaries: Laurence Walker, Jean Kneale, Richard Jones-Hollows, Eveline Speight, Robert Townley, George Price, Hilda Yates, Marian Partington, Beatrice Kilner, Irene Richardson