Vigil 6.00pm, 8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am
7.00am, 12.00 midday
Novena in Honour of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
12.00 midday, Vigil 6.00pm
Rosary: 11.30am Monday to Saturday.
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
On Saturday from 4.00pm to 5.00pm and at call
Wednesday Exposition. We continue to pray for Madeleine
McCann and for all missing children throughout the world. There are
details of a petition for a case review in the porch .
This Sunday Fr Jimmy Smale C.Ss.R. will be making the Mission
Appeal for the Redemptorist communities in Zimbabwe. Fr Jimmy travels
the country appealing for the Redemptorists and it is the parish's turn
in the National Cycle.
There will be a fundraiser for Zimbabwe on Saturday 29th January
2011 at 7.30pm organised by the One World Group. Fr Desmond is very
grateful to the One World Group for organising this event. Tickets '15
to include Chinese buffet and Cabaret singer. Tickets on sale after all
Masses this weekend 15/16th January. Tickets also available from the
One World Group Secretary on 722 3680 or the parish office. Please hand
in any unwanted Christmas Presents for a Raffle/Tombola to the parish
office. All monies raised will go to the Mavambo Trust, a remarkable
project run by Brother Benjamin Posvo C.Ss.R., which supports
and feeds 20,000 orphaned children.
Wednesday Exposition. Please sign the updated rota in the Sacristy
if you can commit to a half hour during the day. There should be a
minimum of two people before the Blessed Sacrament all day.
The Octave of Christian Unity runs from Tuesday 18th
January?Tuesday 25th January. During the week there will be:
* The Ecumenical Chaplaincy Team at Liverpool Hope invitation to a
24 hour vigil of prayer and praise for Christian Unity. The day begins
at 8.00am on Friday 21st January in Hope Chapel with a day-long sequence
of worship from different traditions and an all-night vigil in Hope
Chapel, for which you may need a sleeping bag and pillow. Please see
full timetable in the porch. A member of the Chaplaincy team will speak
at the end of the 10.00am Mass.
* Exchange of pulpits next Sunday 23rd January when we welcome our
fellow Christians at the 11.30am Mass. Fr Desmond and two parishioners
will be going to St Barnabas Church at 10.30am.
* United Service at Dovedale Baptist Church on Sunday 23rd January
at 3.00pm. All welcome. Please see posters in the porch.
Monday 24th January there will be an extremely important parish
meeting at 7.15pm in the Fisher-More Hall to discuss the proposed
partnership of Bishop Eton and St Mary's in the Autumn of 2011. Fr
Desmond urges as many parishioners as possible to come to this meeting.
There will be a similar meeting in St Mary's Hall on Thursday 27th
January at 7.15pm.
Baptismal Preparation Course for the parents who have arranged
this with Fr Desmond is on Tuesdays 18th & 25th January from 7.15pm to
8.30pm in the Hughes Meeting Room. Access via the car park.
A parents? meeting for First Holy Communion on Wednesday 26th
January in the Fisher-More Hall at 7.45pm for all Year 3 children
attending Our Lady?s, Bishop Eton and Carlton House; also children
living in the parish and worshipping at Bishop Eton who do not attend
Fisher-More Hall Cleaner. We are very fortunate to now have a
cleaner for the Hall. However, Fr Desmond asks that all users of the
Hall help the cleaner in the following ways:
* All group materials to be clearly marked and stored tidily.
* Hall to be left after use as clean and tidy as possible
* Chairs to be stacked in 3/4 along the side wall so that the stage
can be hoovered regularly.
* All breakages to be reported to the parish office.
* Any items left out will be assumed to be rubbish and disposed of.
Mass Intention requests. Please give at least one month's notice
for any Mass Intentions requested for particular dates. Please note that
a Requiem Mass takes precedence over a specific Mass Intention.
The Archdiocesan Pastoral Formation Department is offering a series
of six weekly meetings, Recovering and Moving on after Divorce. Groups
are small and confidential. Meetings start on Monday 21st February from
7.30pm?9.00pm. For further details and bookings (essential) contact
Frances on 727 2195
Question of the Week: Adult: We witness to Christ as John did, by
living lives full of generosity, forgiveness, and mercy toward others.
When do you find it most difficult to do this? Child: Who has surprised
you by doing something kind for you when you did not expect it?