ST PETER APOSTLE CHURCH, RUSHDEN

Contact number: 01933 353649

Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh     

Deacon: Rev Peter Remmington

Parish Sec. Charmaine: Tue, Wed, Thu: 10:30am-2:30pm

 

Email: catholicrushden@gmail.com  Website: www.catholicrushden.org.uk

Twitter:  www.twitter.com/catholicrushden

 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/StPeterApostleRCChurchRushden

 

SIXTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR C

17th February 2019

MASS BOOK:                    Page 139

PREFACE:                         Page 70 Number 8

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER:  Page 18 Number 1

MYSTERY OF FAITH:       We proclaim your death, O Lord …

 

Liturgies For The Week

 

Sat:    6:30pm - People of St Peter’s

Sun: 10:00am - Lilly & John Riddle

Mon:                 None

Tue:   9:30am - Robert Hardie

Wed:  7:30pm - Susan Teresa Williams

Thu:   9:30am - Rodrigo Espirito Santo

Fri:   11:00am - Funeral Prayers for Dorothy Gay

           7:30pm - Mabel & John McIver

Sat:    6:30pm - People of St Peter’s

Sun: 10:00am - Connie Boodram

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

Saturday:                From 11am to 11:30am

Children’s Liturgy:  None

Sunday School:     None

Holy Hour:             Tuesday after 9:30am Mass

Refreshments:       After 10am Mass in the Parish Hall

Rosary:                  Wednesday at 7:10pm

‘Coffee Stop’:   Thursday 10am-11:30am in Hall Lounge

St Vincent de Paul: Friday at 8pm in the Sacristy

 

Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Francis McMahon, Murray Edwards, Robert Hardie, Francis (Frank) Gray, Bertie Trott, Urszula Gasuliewicz, Kenneth Bailey, Delane Aldridge, Peter Swords, Thomas Fitzpatrick, Denis Dickens, James Murphy, Matilda O’Leary, Kasia Gonzalez, Eileen Summerfield, Pauline Stanley, Stephen Buttimer and Magdalene Danes. May they rest in peace.

 

Please remember in prayer: Silma & family, Norman, Nick, Caroline, Wilfred, E & Brian, Tom & Mary, Pasquale and the Cudone family,  Pat, Robin, Jenny and Jenny S, Monica, Joshy & family, Patsy, Gregory, the Mercado family, Mr & Mrs Williams, Susan, Joyce, Jims & family, Tiwai , Zoe, Pat B, Leslie, Richard & the White family, Lois and family, Cheryll & family, Peter S, Luke, Linda, Mel, Myla, June, Nick, Caroline & children and Mary.

 

OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £513.32. Thank you.

 

RACIAL JUSTICE SUNDAY: Today marks Racial Justice Sunday, which focuses on the experiences of ethnic communities in England and Wales. It is a day on which we all called to earnestly pray for an end to racism and racial inequality in our country. The theme this year is Dignity of Work, looking at how all people must not be exploited or face discrimination and hatred in their work.

 

Safeguarding: Stuart Pearce         Tel: 01933 391574

 

VISITING THE PARISH?

We offer you a warm welcome and if you are a UK taxpayer and are intending to put money in the collection, please consider using a Gift Aid envelope - they can be put in the collection bag or, if you need time to complete the information needed, in the box at the back of the Church.

Thank you

 

OUR SYMPATHY: Is extended to the bereaved family of Dorothy Gay who died recently and whose Funeral Prayers take place at 11:30am this Friday, February 22nd. May she rest in peace.

 

ATTENTION! All those going to FLAME on March 2nd; the coach will be leaving St Peter’s Church at 8:15am and return in the early evening.

 

RITE OF RECONCILIATION: Will not be celebrated on the Saturdays of 9th and 16th March due to Diocesan Training Days.

 

LEARN A NEW SONG: A 15-minute practice will take place in church soon after the 10am Mass this Sunday.

 

YOU TUBE: Features Sr. Clare Crockett in ‘All or Nothing’ which gives an account of her young life, dying tragically in an earthquake in Ecuador during November 2016. It is a film that is spiritually inspiring. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0LKZm2BqZo

 

TOGETHER IN PRAYER & PRAISE: Is at 7:30pm this Sunday, February 17th at Highfield Community Baptist Church. See poster at back of church.

 

EASTER / LENT BOOKS: Infant / Junior and adult examples are at the back of church, priced £1 per copy for the adult version and 55p per copy for infant and junior. Please put your name on the list if you are interested.

 

WOMEN'S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: Please note that the usual service for the Women's World Day of Prayer will take place at Salvation Army, Rushden at 2pm on Friday, March 1st. The service has been prepared by Christian women of Slovenia with the theme being 'Come - Everything is Ready!' It will be good if as many as possible of our parish ladies and gentlemen can attend as so much effort is put into not only organising the prayers, but the ladies of the host church are also very much involved in order to make the service a success as well as a spiritual experience for those attending.

 

ST PETER’S PARISH FEAST DAY: The feast of St Peter’s Chair, our parish feast day is this Friday, February 22nd.

 

LIFE IN THE SPIRIT: A Lenten Retreat will be held at Sacred Heart Church Hall, Weston Favell, NN3 8DP on every Wednesday from March 6th to April 24th, starting at 7pm. See poster at the back of church.

 

NATIONAL NOVENA TO ST JOSEPH: March 10th to 18th. The Mill Hill Missionaries whom we support in their work through Missio and the Red Box, invite you to share in their Novena of Masses, by sending in your petitions and/or requesting a prayer booklet so you can join in the Novena daily prayer at home. Write to Fr. Oswald, St.Joseph’s  Missionary Society, 58 Cookham Rd Maidenhead,SL67H, or email novenamhm@gmail.com.

 

VOCATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD: Northampton Diocese will be hosting a weekend for those men considering the Vocation to the Priesthood. This will be held at the Cathedral from Friday March 22nd to Sunday March 24th. If you are interested, please contact the Cathedral Parish Office on 01604 714556 or speak to Fr Mark Floody.

 

24-HOUR EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:  At the Diocesan Shrine and parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour of the Lord on March 15th-16th beginning with  Holy Mass at 10am on Friday 15th and concluding with Mass on Saturday 16th at 10am. Interested persons can contact Lorraine by email at sacredheartrcchurch@btconnect.com .

 

CHURCH CLEANING: Is today, Sunday, from 11:30am.

 

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: 2pm to 7pm; Monday: None; Tuesday: 2pm to 7pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 11am to 7pm; Friday: 2pm to 6:30pm; Saturday: 2pm to 5:15pm.