ST PETER APOSTLE CHURCH, RUSHDEN

 

Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh       Tel: 01933 353649

Deacon: Rev Peter Remmington   Tel: 01933 353649

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

Twitter:  www.twitter.com/catholicrushden

 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/StPeterApostleRCChurchRushden

 

22nd April 2018 - YEAR B

FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY

 

MASS BOOK:                   Page 262

PREFACE:                        Page 74   Easter 3

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER: Page 25   Number 2

MYSTERY OF FAITH:      When we eat this Bread…

 

Liturgies For The Week

 

Sat:     6:30pm - Robert Hardie

Sun:  10:00am - People of St Peter’s

 

Feast of St George, Martyr, Patron of England

Mon: 10:00am - Cross

Tue:    9:30am - Vince Cleary

Wed:   7:30pm - M & E McLennan

Thu:    9:30am - Peter Whelan and Tim Hickey

Fri:      7:30pm - Marguarite Prill

Sat:     6:30pm - Peter Fett

Sun:  10:00am - People of St Peter’s

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

Wednesday:           After 7:30pm Mass

Saturday:                From 11am to 11:30am

Children’s Liturgy:  During 10am Mass today

Sunday School:     11:15am to 12 noon in the Hall Lounge

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: Charles Corp, Caroline Moore, Jeremy Knighton, Fitzgerald, Patrick Jordan, Fernley Wyatt, Betty Bromley, Blonislawa Orlowska, June O’Donnell, Dorothy Smith, Michael O’Halloran, Kathleen Light and Margaret Catraccia. May they rest in peace.

 

Please remember in prayer: Girardi family, John, Norma, Joshy & family, Lois & family, Pat, Robin, Jenny, Vic, Mary, Eileen, Jon, Terry, Meeka, Rona, Huw, Nalla, Liam, Susan, Brian, Mavis, Lawrence, Susan, P. Lacey, Bernadette, Pat, Michelle, Liam and Brian & family.

 

OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £490.40. Thank you.

 

SECOND COLLECTION: This week is for the Priest’s Training Fund.

 

VOCATIONS SUNDAY: Is today in this Diocesan Year of Prayer and Vocation. Please take a prayer card from the back of the church as you leave.

 

ALTAR SERVERS  ROTA:  Altar Servers, please make Mike aware of any dates you are unavailable between now and the end of July.

 

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Please could you let me know any dates you are not available for the next Rota which will run from May 5th until July 29th. Thank you - Teresa Samples.

 

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

 

CAKE SALE AND CAKE DECORATING: In the Parish Hall next Saturday (April 28th) from 2pm to 6pm to support the poor of Zimbabwe, especially to provide clothing and shoes. Raffle and tea & coffee available.

 

QUIZ NIGHT: In the Parish Hall at 7:30pm on Saturday May 5th.  Entrance £7 to include sausage & chips supper (other options available on request).  Teams of 4 to 6 people or come and join with others. Enquiries to 01933 313456. All proceeds to the local HCPT Lourdes group.

 

PARISH MEN’S GROUP: Will meet on Thursday April 26th at the Bedford Arms Souldrop at 7:30pm for a meal. All men of the Parish are welcome. Please let Rob know if you are coming.

 

COME AND SING IN SECRET! Take part in three days of music and history led by National Trust experts and professional musicians of The Come and Sing Company at Lyveden, culminating in an open-air Secret Concert on Saturday, June 23rd. See poster at back of church and also at: http://artsandgardens.org/our-work/secret-lyveden/

 

THE NEW EVANGELISATION SUMMIT – MAY4th/ 5th

As part of my work with the Home Mission Office we are hosting the New Evangelisation Summit for people to connect, be inspired and engage with others who want to share the good news. If you would like to know more about the Summit please visit: https://www.newevangelization.ca/ or about our host site https://www.facebook.com/events/1464820453646502/. We have just opened the online booking https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NES-booking. If you can attend, it would be a pleasure to bless you for the good work you do. All are welcome. God Bless and be with you, wherever you are and whatever you are doing. Teresa Carvalho (Home Mission Development Office).

 

HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION: Please note the following modifications to the Holy Day of Obligation calendar for the Dioceses of England and Wales:

 The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord is to be observed on January 6th except when it falls on a Saturday or a Monday when the Solemnity is transferred to the Sunday.

 The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord is to be observed on Thursday of the sixth week of Easter Time.

The observation of the other Holy Days of Obligation remains the same.

 

LIVING FAITH: Booklets for April to June 2018 are available from the back of church, priced at 60p each. 

 

THE BAPTISM: Of Ruaridh Gerald Bell takes place during the 6:30pm Mass on Saturday April 28th.

 

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: 1:30pm to 7pm; Monday: 10:30am to 7:00pm; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 11:30am to 7pm; Friday: 10am to 6:45pm; Saturday: 2pm to 5:15pm.