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

 

18th FEBRUARY 2018 - YEAR B

FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT

MASS BOOK:                    Page 152                                                                                                                                            

PREFACE:                         Page 71  Temptation of the Lord

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER:  Page 24  Number 2

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

 

Liturgies For The Week

 

Sat:    6:30pm - Maria Hagan

Sun: 10:00am - People of St Peter’s

Mon: 10:00am - Celebration of the Word & Communion

Tue:    9:30am - M. Cross

 Wed:  7:30pm - Maureen Garvin & family

Thu:    7:00pm - David & Neil Williamson

Fri:      7:30pm - Johnny & John Patrick Garvin

Sat:     6:30pm - People of St Peter’s

Sun:  10:00am - Michele Campanaro

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

Wednesday:           After 7:30pm Mass

Saturday:                None this week

Children’s Liturgy:  None; restarts February 25th

Sunday School:      None; restarts February 25th

Holy Hour:              Tuesday after 9:30 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:  Fridays at 8pm in the Sacristy

 

Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: 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, Magdalene Danes, Andrew Davidson, Charles Hoppen, George Cowley, Richardson, Mirono Komarneski, Ann McNicholas and baby Emily Woodruff. May they rest in peace.

 

Please remember in prayer: The Cudone family, the Leone family, Teresa, Pauline, Vendi’s mother, the Girardi family, Meeka, Pat, Robin, Jenny, Jill, Anita, Ulla, Gary, Stephi, Reg & family, Susan, Lisa, Dorothy & family, Sophie, Neil, Fiona, Noel, Annie & family.

 

OFFERTORY: Last weekend’s collection amounted to £532.03. Thank you.

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Are at 7pm on Fridays throughout Lent.

 

THANK YOU: Missio Red Box holders for the £603.12p total of 2017. All who want to help poor parishes across the world please take home a Red Box from back of church.

 

THE RITE OF ELECTION: For Anne Bates and Adam Bradley will take place this Sunday at 2:30pm at the Cathedral. Our prayers are with them.

 

TANZANIA LINK: Please come to the Parish Hall on Saturday February 24th at 2pm to hear more about this.

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

 

ST PETER’S PARISH FEAST DAY: Will be celebrated this Thursday, February 22nd beginning with Mass at 7pm and followed by a buffet. Parishioners from our local Pastoral Area will be attending.

 

UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS: Our next meeting will be on Monday, February 19th at 7:30pm in the Hall Lounge. It will be to discuss the way forward for this New Year and to catch up from the Christmas break. Ladies, please come and join us.

 

THANK YOU: Mary Cleary and family wish to thank the parishioners who attended Vincent’s funeral. Special thanks to Fr Joe, Jane and the choir, Brian, Richard, Mervyn and Maria. Also thank you to the people who have assisted Vincent over the years; a Mass will be offered for their intentions.

 

LENT LUNCHES: Starting on February 21st, every Wednesday from 12-1pm for lunch; prayers from 1- 1:30pm at St. Mary’s in Rushden. All friends and family welcome; offerings will go to Christian Aid. Our day for being in charge is Wednesday February 28th. HELP!  Please can we have volunteers (soup makers, servers, shoppers) for our day.

 

TOGETHER IN PRAYER & PRAISE: Is at 7:30pm this Sunday, February 18th at Highfield Community Baptist Church. See poster at back of church.

 

WOMEN'S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: This is an advance notice to all our parishioners, ladies and gentlemen, that the International and Interdenominational service, Women's World Day of Prayer, will take place at Park Road Baptist Church, at 2pm on Friday March 2nd. The service has been prepared by Christian women of Suriname with the main theme being 'All God's Creation is very good.'

 

PASSOVER @ ST PETER’S: Prepare for Holy Week on Sunday 25th March at 6pm (expected finish time 8:30pm) in the Church Hall. St Peter’s parishioner and convert from Orthodox Judaism, Martyn Furman will take us through a Jewish Passover meal as celebrated by Jewish families for thousands of years while revealing how Jesus fulfilled the promises made to the Jewish people through His suffering, death and resurrection. Tickets are available at all Masses up to Saturday, 24th March. Adults £2, children under 12 are FREE! Please bring a plate of food for the shared supper.

 

CONFIRMATION:  Will take place here on Friday November 9th this year. For those wishing to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation in 2018, please take an application form from the back of Church. Completed forms should be placed in the box marked ‘Confirmation’. We do need a few more applicants in order to begin the preparation; so please fill in a form as soon as you can.

       

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: 1pm to 7pm; Monday: None; Tuesday:10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:45pm; Thursday: 9:00am to 6:00pm; Friday: 10am to 6:30pm; Saturday: 9pm to 5:15pm.