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Youth News

The Wednesday Word

 

An interactive online website bringing the Gospel to familes and children at home. For more information on this great resource visit Wednesday Word

Catholic? Going to University this year?


Make sure you look out for your Catholic Chaplaincy.
Most of our universities and higher education institutions have a dedicated Catholic chaplain based in the
university or local parish. The Catholic chaplaincy is a place to explore your faith as a young adult and to meet other
young people with similar interests from a range of backgrounds. To find your local chaplaincy and for contact details of all the university chaplains and Catholic student services, please visit:
www.catholicsatuniversity.org.uk

Guardians of Ancora

 

Guardians of Ancora is a free faith based app based on a fictional world called Ancora.  It offers children a wonderful virual world to experience interactive Bible stories. Players can go on an exciting journey that will take them through the city. As they explore the stories of the Bible, they will hopefully find out for themselves who God is.

The app can be downloaded from the Appstore, Googleplay and Amazon. 

Youth 2000

 

Youth 2000 is an international Catholic movement for young people, generally between the ages of 16 and 35. At their retreats, which are between 2 and 5 days long, teens and adults alike share their love for Jesus through the Eucharist, adoration, and praise and worship. It has been active since at least 1991 in the UK. For more information click on: Youth 2000

 

Mother Mary

 

There are angels God puts on this Earth,
From the day you were born, 
The day of your birth.
As they walk through life beside us, 
They will always be there to guide us.
A treasure in all our hearts.
Mother of all mothers.

 

Aaliyah Adams, Dominika Biegun, Natalia Trzeciak

 

The Garden of Eden

 

When in the garden of troubled thought,
Look to God and hope to be taught.
If you’re lost and haven’t been found,
God is right with you, he is your ground.
When you’re drowning in your sins,
Pray to God; and life begins.
If you look the right way, you can see,
That the whole world is one beautiful garden,
The paradise lost and found.

 

Aaliyah Adams, Dominika Biegun, Natalia Trzeciak

 

 

Be Involved

 

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love." - Mother Theresa 

 

The Parish warmly welcomes all volunteers! If you can assist with any of the following, please let Fr Nicholas know: Sacristy work, cleaning, children’s liturgy, repair works, painting, gardening, lifts for parishioners to and from Mass.
If there is something else you can do, please do let him know.

Welcome

 

If you have recently joined the Parish, you are most welcome. We hope that you are settling in well. Please do make yourself known to Fr Nicholas or the Parish Office. Parish Welcome Packs are available from the Church Narthex. 

 

Tea/Coffee Morning Donations - Sunday

 

If you would like to donate any cakes, biscuits, tea, coffee, fruit etc. They will be gratefully received. Alternatively, if you are able to increase your financial donation, that would be wonderful!

 

A big thank to everyone that helped and supported our tea and coffee mornings. For the month of March We have taken a grand total of £60.54. If you are new to our Parish, please pop into the Crypt after Mass on a Sunday - we would love to see you. Our tea and coffee mornings are run solely on donations of various homemade cakes, breads, biscuits etc. so do pop in and support us and give generously. All donations recieved go towards the upkeep of the Crypt. 

 

Sick and Housebound

 

If you know of any parishioners that are sick or housebound that would like to receive Holy Communion, please let Fr Nicholas know or contact the Parish Office. 

 

Eucharistic Minister Readers and Counters Rotas

 

These are now available on the website under Mass Intentions and Rotas.

 

After Mass Tidy Up

 

We are looking for a small team of volunteers to help tidy up after Mass. This includes putting away the hymn books, Mass cards, kneelers and making sure the Church is neat and tidy for its next service.  If you would like to assist in anyway or join a rota, please see Fr Nicholas. 

Prayers for the Sick

 

Please continue to pray for the sick of our Parish and those that have asked for your prayers. If you know of anyone that would like a mention in our bidding prayers, please let Father, the Deacons or the Parish Office know.

Weekly Mass Readings

 

Can now be found here! Weekly Readings

 

Prayer to St Anthony

 

Saint Anthony, perfect imitator of Jesus, who received from God the special power of restoring lost things, grant that I may find {mention your petition} which has been lost. As least restore to me peace and tranquillity of mind, the loss of which has afflicted me even more than my material loss. To this favour I ask another of you: that I may always remain in possession of the true good that is God. Let me rather lose all things than lose God, my supreme good. Let me never suffer the loss of my greatest treasure, eternal life with God. Amen.

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