May 22nd - May 29th

            Sixth week of Easter 

Sixth Sunday of Easter 22nd  May

Ac 15:1-2,22-29 Rv 21:10-14,22-23 Jn 14:23-29

9.00am Mass – Andrew Cunningham RIP

11.00am Mass Catherine & James Murphy (Anniv)

6.00pm Mass – People of the Parish

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Dear Brothers & Sisters

Today is the Day of Prayer for Eastern Christians, praying for peace especially in the Middle East. May Christians in these lands be strengthened in faith so they continue to witness to Jesus Christ

Ascension Day is the big feast this week (Thursday) when Jesus finally completed his mission on earth and ascended into heaven. For the apostles it was a time of letting go and trusting that the Holy Spirit would lead them to a deeper faith. This is a holy day with feast day masses

Saint Bede’s feast comes the day before (Wednesday). This great 8th cent North-umbrian monk & scholar helped rescue much of classical learning  during the ‘dark ages’ making Northumbria the educational centre of Europe

Saint Augustine (Friday) a century before Bede was the  apostle of southern England. He came rather shyly on the orders of Pope Gregory who long nurtured a desire to evangelise the angles.

Weddings are now back in swing, and some couples have suffered postponement for two years. It is a joy that we can have a wedding season this year.

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Our parish hall is back in use now after a 2 year gap, and can be booked  for social events. Some regular activities:

Mon   : Zumba                1.00-2.00pm

                                      7.00-8.00pm

Tues  : Sweaty Mamas  10.00-11.00am

             U3a - 2nd Tues mthly

             Kung Fu            6.00--7.00pm

Wed   : Stroke Club        9.00 - 1.00pm

            Eng.Lit (in Lounge)10.00-12.00

            Slimmers World   2.30-8.30pm

Thur   : Zumba                11.00-12.00

            U3a 2nd Thurs mthly

            Pilates                6.30-8.30pm

Fri      : Sweaty Mamas     1.00-2.00pm

Sat     : Karate                 9.30-11.30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 23rd May

Ac 16:11-15 Jn 15:26-16:4

7.30 Mass Private Intention

10.15 Mass Johnjo Mc Colgan RIP

Tuesday 24th May

Ac 16:22-34 Jn 16:5-11

7.30  Mass Private Intention 

10.15 Mass Joseph & Agnes Atherton RIP

7.00-8.00 pm Adoration

7.30 pm Choir Practice

Wednesday 25th May

Ac 17:15,22-18:1 Jn 16:12-15

St.Bede, Venerable & Doctor

7.30 Mass for healing

10.15 Mass Colette Yule

6.30 pm Holy Rosary Livestream

Thursday 26th May

Ac1:1-11 or Ep1:17-23 Heb9:24-28, 10:19-23 Lk24: 46-53

Ascension of the Lord-Solemnity (Holy Day)

7.00 Mass Marie Ritson 

10.15 Mass Anne Stokes

11.00-12.00 Adoration before Blessed Sacrament

7.30pm Mass People of the Parish

Friday 27th May

1Th 2:2-8 Lk 10:1-9

St.Augustine of Canterbury

7.30 Mass Denise Simmons RIP 

10.15 Mass James Mc Carron 

1.00pm Wedding Ruth Manion & Sam Pyatt

1.45pm St.Peregrine Prayer Group (Day Chapel)

Saturday 28th  May

Ac 18:23-28 Jn 16:23-28

10.15 Mass Fr Edward Simpson SCJ RIP 

1.00pm Wedding Anna Evans & David Mitchell

Youtube Vigil Mass Mr Martt Payola RIP  

Seventh Sunday of Easter 29th  May

Ac 7:55-60 Rv 22:12-14,16-17,20 Jn 17:20-26

9.00am Mass – Mr & Mrs J.J. Gallagher 

11.00am Mass Frank Hartshorne RIP

3.00pm Solemn Holy Rosary

6.00pm Mass – People of the Parish

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