ST PETER APOSTLE CHURCH, RUSHDEN
Parish Priest: Rev Joe Walsh Tel: 01933 353649
Deacon: Rev Peter Remmington Tel: 01933 353649
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.
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/
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.