We give thanks to God today for the gift of his Son’s Body and Blood in the Eucharist, to be our food for the journey through life to the eternal banquet of heaven. We are called to draw others to this sacred celebration, through our words and by our example of faithfulness.
Mass this week and Intentions
Monday 7.00pm Religious communities
St Romuald (Wk 11 Ordinary Time, Year 1)
Tuesday 12noon British Christians
Wednesday 9.15am Departed of June
St Aloysius Gonzaga
Thursday 7.15pm Faithfulness
SS John Fisher & Thomas More
Friday 9.15am Peace in the world
The Sacred Heart of Jesus
Saturday 9.15am Walsingham
Nativity of St John the Baptist
Prayer of the Church
Morning Prayer: Sun 7.30am; Tue-Sat 8.55am
Evening Prayer: Tue & Fri 5.00pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation
By appointment only this week.
Next Sunday: Masses at 8.00 & 10.00am
Today’s organ music
Prelude on Jesu dulcis memoria
Choir: Jesu, dulcis memoria (Victoria)
Parish Magazine Material is due in today.
Adoration Thursday 6.45pm, prior to the 7.15pm Mass. A chance for some silence and peace.
School Summer Fair Friday 2.30pm. Display of music and dancing by the children, followed by the usual stalls. Please support this event if you’re able.
Advance Notice (1) The feast of SS Peter and Paul, which is a day on which we should all be present, is on Thursday 29th June. Masses at 9.15am (with school) and (Sung) at 7.30pm. Please note the date now, if you haven’t already.
Advance Notice (2) Garden Party at Keer Sands, Sunday 2nd July, 2-4pm. Please be ready to sell raffle tickets, and to donate raffle prizes and cakes. Next Sunday is Chocolate Sunday – there will be a box in church to receive donations of chocolate for the chocolate tombola at the Garden Party.
Good News Copies of the latest edition of the magazine of the Additional Curates Society are at the back of church. Please take a copy.
***Church Gardens and Grounds The downside of the summer is that the grounds and gardens of the church need attention, and it’s always a struggle to get volunteer help (we can’t afford to pay for it to be done). If you can help in any way, occasionally or regularly, please do!***
Readers Please collect your readings from the sacristy.
Please pray for
The sick: Alex Woods, Isaac Baines, Edward Troughton, Diane Simpson, Roy Wilson, Fr Brian Oddy, Doreen Hubbard, Fr Iain Rennie, David Beck
Recently Departed: Paul Martin
Anniversaries: Wilfrid Curtis (priest), Joseph Sharples, Peter Bond, Edward Hoggarth, Ann Fiddies, Rudolph Heward, Nigel Leaves (priest), Roy Fellows (priest), Isabella McBride, Samuel Schofield