Christ is risen and ascended, and he sends us out to be his witnesses in the world each day. We are sent for the sake of others to continue his mission on earth. Alleluia!

Mass This Week And Intentions

Monday           7.00pm           Janette Gardner RIP      St Matthias

Tuesday          12noon            Margaret Airey (anniv.)

Wednesday     9.15am            Phyllis Green (anniv.)                

Thursday         7.15pm            Bishop of Blackburn  

Friday              9.15am            Christian Aid

Saturday         9.15am             Archbishop of Canterbury St Dunstan

Prayer Of The Church

Morning Prayer:  Sun 7.30am; Tue – Sat 8.55am

Evening Prayer: Tue, Thur & Fri 5.00pm

Rosary

Monday 7.30pm

Adoration

30 Minutes Before Each Mass This Week (9.15-9.40am On Sunday) As Part Of Thy Kingdom Come

Sacrament Of Reconciliation

By Appointment Only This Week.

Next Sunday: Masses at 8.00 & 10.00am

Today’s Organ Music

Movements from Organ Sonata no 4

F. Mendelssohn

Parish Notices

Sponsored Walk 11.30am. It’s not (quite) too late to come!

Rosary tomorrow 7.30pm.

Adoration 30 minutes before Mass every day this week (9.15-9.45am Sundays) up to next Sunday (Pentecost).  We join in the national ecumenical mission initiative, Thy Kingdom Come.  Do try to participate when you can.

School Governors’ Resources Committee Wednesday 6.30pm.

+ Brian Oddy priest RIP +

Fr Brian’s Funeral Mass is on Friday at 2.15pm prior to committal at Beetham Crematorium.  Please pray for his soul; and for Jean, Simon and all the family at this time of loss.

Next Sunday is Pentecost Sunday, which marks the conclusion of the Easter season.

Revised liturgy We continue to familiarise ourselves with this on weekdays, and it is hoped that its introduction on Sundays will be 17th June. Do come and learn it as and when you can.

Archdeacon’s Visitation Monday 21st May at 7.30pm at St Saviour’s Aughton.  Mass here will be at 6.30pm that day.  Lifts will be available from our car park from 6.55pm.

Christian Aid Week is this week, starting today.  We shall be holding a coffee morning in church on Saturday 26th 10.30am – 12noon. Raffle. Tickets £2.00, to include admission and a drink.

Thank you to all who were able to support the recent Fashion Show, and to those who organised and worked so hard to make it a success.  The excellent sum of £529.50 was raised – a significant start to our efforts to raise funds for the renewal of the path between the west door and the car park.

Readers Please collect your readings from the sacristy.

Other Notices

Ladyewell Pilgrimage Saturday 2nd June. More details to follow.

Please pray for

The sick: Diane Simpson, Edward Troughton, Ann Bailey, Colin Martin, Ted Taylor, Fr Philip Price, Sarah Lightburn, Sheila Kelly, Victoria Wigglesworth, Avril Potter, John Witsoe, Betty Orton, Patricia Bunce

Recently departed: Terry Murnane (priest), Richard Watson (priest), Brian Oddy (priest)

Anniversaries: Margaret Airey, Phyllis Green, Alan Tomlinson, Herbert Dodd, Olwyne Bachell, Peter Bould, Elmer Clissold, Eleanor Dent, Edith Bush, Olwen Hazel, Robert Aitken, Leonard Boyd (priest), Annie Beaumont