19th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
11th AUGUST 2019
Saturday 10th August
St. Theresa’s 10.00 a.m. Peggy Cassidy RIP
St. Columba’s 6.30 p.m. The Galvin Family – Vigil
Sunday 11th August
St. Theresa’s 9.30 a.m. Stephen Taylor RIP
St. Columba’s 11.00 a.m. The Parish
Monday 12th August – St Jane Frances de Chantal, R
St. Theresa’s 9.00 a.m. Priest’s Intention
St. Columba’s 9.15 a.m. Carole Philpot
Tuesday 13th August – Ss Pontian, Pp, & Hippolytus
St. Theresa’s 6.30 p.m. Philomena Robinson RIP
St. Columba’s 9.15 a.m. Rev Denis Marmion
Wednesday 14th August – St Maximillian Mary Kolbe,
St. Theresa’s 7.00 p.m. Edward Glynne Jones RIP – Vigil
St. Columba’s 9.15 a.m. Parishioners’ Intentions
Thursday 15th August – The Assumption of the BVM
St. Theresa’s 9.00 a.m. Pricilla Winifred Edwards
St. Columba’s 9.15 a.m. Glynne Jones RIP
7.00 p.m. Priest’s Intention
Friday 16th August – St Stephen of Hungary, K
St. Theresa’s 8.00-8.55am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
9.00 a.m. Stuart Joseph Bright (Mass in garden, weather permitting)
St. Columba’s 7.00 p.m. Ann & Laurie Peaker (60th W.Anniversary)
Saturday 17th August
St. Theresa’s 10.00 a.m. NO MASS
St. Columba’s 6.30 p.m. The Parish – Vigil
Sunday 18th August
St Theresa’s 9.30 a.m. Bernie Maxwell RIP
St. Columba’s 11.00 a.m. The Davies Family
MORNING PRAYER (St Columba’s):
Until further notice Morning Prayer will take place before the Blessed Sacrament in Church Monday through to Thursday, except Wednesdays, when Morning Prayer will commence at 8.50 a.m. followed at 9.10 a.m. by Novena Prayers to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour prior to Mass in the Iona Chapel.
St. Columba’s: Between 6.00p.m. and 6.25p.m. before the Vigil Mass. At other times by arrangement with Fr. Jonathan.
St. Theresa’s: Confessions are heard after every weekday Mass.
St. Columba’s: By appointment. After speaking to Fr. Jonathan to arrange a date, please contact Claire O’Donnell, 07743 704383.
St. Theresa’s: To arrange a Baptism, please contact Fr. Isidore or Mike Maxwell on 07851 720217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to two sets of families and friends gathering to celebrate baptisms at St. Columba’s this weekend:
· The Filby family and friends celebrating the baptism of Louie Warren Craig,
· The Archer family and friends celebrating the baptism of Cillian Ellis.
We warmly welcome them into our parish, and we ask your prayers for the families.
Teresa Howard, May Walsh, Gordon Edward Townson, Nancy Corley, Bertha Cummings, Barbara Knight, Ellen Joan Astbury, Catherine Josephine Foster, Jane Wilbraham, John Edward (Jack) Harley, Beatrice Frances Dunne, Patricia Joan Shone, Bill Bailey, Marjorie Howarth, Margaret Newsham, June Anna Mary Smith, Gertrude Joan Jones, Harry Colley, Helena Wilbraham, Hubert McDermott, Joan Margaret Pickmere, Bill Corley, Evelyn Florence Bailey, Amelia Paziuk, Patrick Sheehan, Laura Louise Roberts, Stuart James Parkinson, Brian Lewis Sweeney, Joseph Anthony McHugh, Terence Waters, John Francis Phillips, Roy Gent, Christine Ann Meaney, Raymond Stuart Smellie, Joan Elizabeth Bale, William James Dennis Winder, George Edward Joyce
St. Columba’s: Loose Plate £431.00; Planned Giving £376.38; Average weekly standing orders £677.00.
St. Theresa’s: £426.73 plus average weekly standing orders £80.
Thank you for your continued generosity and support.
UPTON & BLACON CHURCHES TOGETHER:
This week we pray for:
· The residents of Wavertree Road, Western Avenue, Lloyd Place, Adelaide Road, Caughall Road, Acorn Court, The Acorns, Rosedene Close, Endsleigh Gardens and Endsleigh Close.
· For the PCC Members, Elders and all who hold Office in the Church. For strong leadership by those elected and appointed.
FAREWELL GIFT FOR FR. JONATHAN AND FR. ISIDORE.
Envelopes will be available in church for the next few weeks for those who wish to donate to a collection for Fr. Jonathan and Fr. Isidore. Please put the name of the intended recipient on the envelope and put it in the normal church collection plate.
VOLUNTEER MISSIONARY MOVEMENT:
At Masses next weekend there will be a volunteer speaker from the charity VMM, the Voluntary Missionary Movement. It is an international lay Christian movement which recruits, trains and sends volunteers to share their skills in the developing world. A collection will be taken in support of their work. More information can be seen on their website: www.vmminternational.org
SUNDAY MORNING COFFEE:
11th Aug CWL CWL
18th Aug Joseph O’Neill Friends of the Holy Land
25th Aug Badminton Group Hospice of the Good Shepherd
Tea, coffee and juice are available in the Hall after Mass.
Tea, coffee and juice are available in the Parish Club after 9.30 Mass. All are very welcome
CHILDREN’S LITURGY (St Theresa’s):
This will start again in September.
RED MISSION BOXES:
Could those parishioners holding Red Mission Boxes please leave them in the Sacristy Safe for Marg Curtis. Your box can be collected from the table in the rear Church porch. Thank you for your continued support.
MASS FOR THE SICK AND HOUSEBOUND:
This will take place at St. Theresa’s at 2.30pm on Sunday 29th September. If you know of anyone needing a lift please put their names on the list at the back of church or ring either of the parish offices.
DAY OF REFLECTION, SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER:
A Day of Reflection and Healing for those affected by mental health issues and their families. Bishop Richard Moth, who leads the ministry to those affected by mental health issues, will lead this day of reflection and celebrate Mass with anointing of the sick at St. Columba’s Church, from 11am to 5pm. More information in September.
ST. COLUMBA’S CHURCH & HALL BOOKINGS:
If you wish to arrange meetings etc. in either the Church or the Iona Chapel, please make a booking through Carol Galvin, Church Office: 01244 624019, email: email@example.com
Hall availability can be checked by looking at St. Columba’s Church website – section for Church Hall gives a calendar of events in the Hall. Then contact Sue Carr on 07553 114531 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange booking.
NEXT WEEK’S NEWSLETTER:
This will be compiled by Amy O’Donnell, tel: 07854 290897 email: email@example.com
Items for inclusion can be left in the Sacristy at either church. Please ensure that all items are in place by 9.00am on Thursday. Please include a phone number in case of queries.