All the prophets seem to have had a hard time as they sought to recall the people to God.  We share the prophetic vocation, and it demands a great deal from us if we are to be faithful.

Eucharistic Prayer – Memorial Acclamation 2

Mass This Week And Intentions

Monday           7.00pm     Margaret Townson (anniv.)

Tuesday           12noon      Rev Nicholas Johnson*

Wednesday     9.15am      Peg Bennett (anniv.)   St Benedict

Thursday         7.15pm      John Hallows (priest) RIP

Friday              9.15am       Newly-ordained          

Saturday         9.15am       Those who care for the sick   St Camillus of Lellis

Prayer Of The Church

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

Evening Prayer: Tue, Wed And Fri 5.00pm

Adoration

Thursday 6.45 – 7.10pm

Sacrament Of Reconciliation

By Appointment With Fr Brian This Week.

Next Sunday: Masses at 8.00 & 10.00am

Today’s Organ Music

Adagio from Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C (BWV 564)

Prelude in C (BWV 545)

J.S. Bach

Parish Notices

*Please pray for Deacon Nicholas Johnson, who is to be ordained priest on Tuesday evening.

Adoration on Thursday 6.15 – 7.10pm.

Standing Committee Thursday, straight after the 7.15pm Mass.

School Friends’ Barbecue Friday from 6.00pm. All welcome.

Next Sunday at ten, we shall be joined by some of  the school leavers, whom we send on their way with our prayers and good wishes

Garden Party at Keer Sands next Sunday 2.00 – 4.00pm

Please sell raffle tickets, donate prizes and cakes and do anything you can to help, including inviting and bringing others, of course!

Confirmation Please would anyone who might like to be confirmed this year have a word with Fr Stephen.

Parish Website We are seeking someone to look after our website. Please see Fr Stephen if you could do this for us.

Lectio Divina A number of people said that they would like to have some regular Lectio, following on from when we looked at it in the Lent course.  The intention is to start this in September. Please let Fr Stephen know your thoughts about day/time/location. Three people have expressed a continuing interest so far…

Safe Car Wash App Have you downloaded it yet, to help end modern slavery? There is a leaflet in church explaining this.

Bread for the World The Bishops of Burnley, Wakefield and Beverley are gathering priests and people for a Eucharistic conference 28th – 31st August 2019 at Liverpool Hope University.  Please let Fr Stephen know if you may be interested in going.

Readers Please collect your readings from the sacristy.

Please pray for

The sick: Diane Simpson, Edward Troughton, Ann Bailey, Colin Martin, Ted Taylor, Sarah Lightburn, Sheila Kelly, Victoria Wigglesworth, Avril Potter, Fr John Daulman, Margaret Pithers

Recently departed: John Hallows (priest)

Anniversaries: Margaret Townson, Peg Bennett, Jean Gardner, Esther Boak, Tommy Western, David Sewell