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
Safeguarding: Stuart Pearce Tel: 01933 391574
9th DECEMBER 2018 – YEAR C
SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Liturgies For The Week
Sat: 6:30pm - People of St Peter’s
Sun: 10:00am - William & Bridget Brennan
Mon: 10:00am - Celebration of the Word & Communion
Tue: 9:30am - Gratia
Wed: 7:30pm - At the home of Mrs M. French - Holy Souls Mass
Thu: 9:30am - Patrick Dowling
Fri: 7:30pm - Kevin Sharpe
Sat: 6:30pm - People of St Peter’s
Sun: 10:00am - Teresa & Mario Fratangelo
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Saturday: From 11am to 11:30am
Children’s Liturgy: During 10 am Mass today
Holy Hour: Tuesday after 9:30am Mass
Refreshments: After 10am Mass in the Parish Hall
Rosary: None this week
‘Coffee Stop’: Thursday 10am-11:30am in Parish Hall
St Vincent de Paul: None this week
OFFERTORY: Last week’s collection amounted to £500.90. Thank you.
CHRISTMAS CARDS: As well as many other religious items, that reflect the true meaning of the forthcoming Holy Season, are now in stock in the Repository.
CHRISTMAS CAROLS: Our Christmas Carol service this year is on Sunday December 23rd starting at 4pm with festive refreshments afterwards. You are invited to come and join us. If you would like to donate to the refreshments, then mince pies and sausage rolls would be very welcome.
A BIG THANK YOU: To all who supported HCPT's Christmas Cracker meal on November 30th. A total of £1,368 was raised for the local Lourdes group.
SVP GIVING TREE: Please bring the items back by next weekend and place in the boxes in the Church entrance. Thank you.
OUR SYMPATHY: Is extended to the family and friends of Margaret Rhoda Sivyer who died last Saturday and whose funeral will take place here on Monday December 17th at 10am. May she rest in peace.
FIRST COMMUNION PARENTS’ MEETING: Will be held in the Hall Lounge after 10am Mass next Sunday, December 16th for those with children in Year 3 or over and wish to receive the sacrament next year.
UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS: Our next meeting will be on Wednesday December 12th and is a house Mass at the home of Mariann French at 7:30pm. If you have not already done so, please pay the capitation fee of £16 as soon as possible.
THE KEYS – WANTED: Volunteers to fold and staple the Christmas issue of the magazine on Wednesday December 12th at 10am in the Sacristy. Mince pies provided!
THE DEATH: Has occurred on December 3rd of Fr Michael Lambert AA. Fr Michael was a long-time friend of Julianna and family and was known to many in the Parish. His Requiem Mass will be on Monday December 17th at The Church of Our Lady Immaculate and St Andrew, Hitchin. Please pray for the repose of his soul.
A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY! The Diocese of Northampton is first for the Dowry Tour of Our Lady of Walsingham in 2019! It will be from Thursday February 7th to Saturday February 9th in the Cathedral Church of Our Lady & St. Thomas. Further details to follow.
‘THE VINE’: Please take a copy of the December edition of your free Diocesan newspaper from the back of church.
PRIESTHOOD VOCATIONS WEEKEND: If you feel that the priesthood could be your calling, the latest event will be held at Northampton Cathedral on the Weekend of December 14th - 16th. See poster on noticeboard.
RUSHDEN MISSION CHURCH: Men’s Group presents ‘The Big Men’s Breakfast’ on Saturday January 19th 2019 from 9am to 12 noon. See poster on noticeboard.
CHURCH CLEANING: Is today, Sunday, from 11:30am.
CATHOLIC BASICS: An introduction to the Catholic faith in four parts, the first module of which will be held on January 31st from 10am to 3pm at NORES, Luton. See poster at back of church.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Sunday: 1:30pm to 7pm; Monday: None; Tuesday: 10am to 7pm; Wednesday: 10am to 6:30pm; Thursday: 11am to 7pm; Friday: 10am to 6:45pm; Saturday: 2pm to 5:15pm.