Newsletter - 26/04/2015

                                                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

FOURTH SUNDAY                    OF EASTER  26th April 2015  

 Tel: 01254 59331    e-mail revjudeharrison@btconnect.com

 

 

DAY

ST  ALBAN’S

GOOD SHEPHERD

HOLY   SOULS

Monday

27 April

 

Franciscan Convent

9.30am   Eucharistic Service

Tuesday

28 April

9.00am Eucharistic Service

Franciscan Convent

9.30am   Mass

Wednesday

29 April

12 noon Requiem Mass

Louisa Eaves

Franciscan Convent

9.30am   Mass

Thursday

30 April

9.00am Mass

9.30am Mass.

9.30am   Eucharistic Service

Friday

1 May

11 am Requiem Rose Walmsley

1.15 Requiem Louisa Eaves

Franciscan Convent

7 pm  Healing Mass

Saturday

2 May

12.15 Mass & 6.30pm Mass

9.30am Mass

12 noon Mass

Sunday

3 May

9.00am Mass & 11.15am Mass

1.15 Nuptial Mass for

Catherine Fox & Liam George

10.15 Mass

10.00am Family Mass and

 5.00pm Mass

PLEASE NOTE:- a) THE SUNDAY 9.00AM MASS AT ST.ALBAN’S IS NOW A PERMANENT CHANGE

                           b) FRIDAY 10.00AM MASS AT HOLY SOULS IS A PERMANENT CHANGE UNLESS THERE

                               IS A FUNERAL OR OTHER SERVICE.

Confessions:  Saturday  11 – 12  & 5.45 – 6.15

 

Please keep in your prayers our Lately Dead:  Rose Walmsley, Bridget Duerden & Louise Eaves

Can we pray for Baby Ava May Clegg in Manchester Hospital with menigitis

                            

DATES FOR THE SACRAMENTS FOR OUR CHILDREN

CONFIRMATION:-                     St. Alban’s   Sunday 7th June at the 11.15 Mass    Holy Souls  17th May at 11.30

1ST HOLY COMMUNION:-           St Alban’s   Sunday 5th July at the 11.15 Mass      Holy Souls  7th June at 11.30

 

APRIL 2015 TO MARCH 2016 GIFT AID / COVENANT ENVELOPE BOXES are now at the back of Church for those people who are ‘signed up’.

PLEASE --URGENT INFORMATION NEEDED>>

1.Could the person who has taken envelope 105 for this Tax year (2015-2016) please write their name on the next envelope as we do not know who you are. Many thanks.

2. Could the person with envelopes 71 for the last Tax year (2014-2015) please drop a note with their current envelope (which is NOT 71) to let us know who you are. Many thanks.

 

 

Huge congratulations to Sky Diving Mavis the Octogenarian – her sponsorship for our Cambodian Charity has passed the £1,500 mark ./… more money welcome!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST ALBAN’S SOCIAL CLUB & FAMILY CENTRE

The building adjacent to our church has been a significant facility for this parish; firstly as a school since 1866 but in later years it has been supported by parishioners & their families as their social centre.

MEMBERSHIP  Please consider joining along with friends and neighbours if possible.

MEMBERSHIP FEES for 2015:  Under 65   £5        65 – 79 years £3        Over 80 Free

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COMING EVENTS

BOOKINGS  Please continue to book the Social Centre for, Christening Parties / Special Birthday Celebrations / Evening Wedding Parties……etc.  Pop in and talk to June or Lynn or ring the Club:  661193.

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CALLING ALL DARTERS AND DOMINO PLAYERS   We are looking for Ladies and Men to join our darts and domino teams in the Blackburn League to play Tuesday evenings. Please contact June or Lynn on 01254661193

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If there isn’t a Private Function on a Friday evening: there will be BINGO with the 1st House at 8.30pm : Club opens at 7.30pm AND on these occasions there is a free supper…so please come along and support the Club. Thanks

 

 

LEGION OF MARY TRIP

Medjugorje:  In 1990  Our Lady Queen of Peace prayer group was formed when we travelled to Medgugorje.  Members have met every Tuesday night since then for 25 years.  We currently meet at Good Shepherd Church at 7.30pm and to celebrate our 25th year we are returning to our roots travelling to Medgogorje form 1st to 8th October 2015.   Cost is £530 which includes flight and half board.  If you would like to join us please contact any member of the group or telephone Peter Costello 01254 262952

 

 

GOOD SHEPHERD HALL

Monday:-   10.30-11.30 am  Exercise (free with a Beez Card)

Tuesday:-   1.30-4.30 pm   Over 50’s Bowling £2.00;  7.30-9.30 pm Line Dancing £2.50

Thursday:- 10.15-11.30 am  Over 50’s Line Dancing £1.00; 1.30-4.30 pm Over 50’s Bowling £2.00

Saturday;-  7.00-9.00 pm Line Dancing



CAFOD:    Please keep bringing in your empty cans to church for crushing and Recycling………BUT please NO GLASS BOTTLES. Also old wire etc & clothes can be brought to be weighed in.

 

 

The Garden of remembrance Plaque beside our Crypt has been removed to extend the area on which the Brass Plaques are attached.

So do not worry or fear it has been stolen!! It will return in due course and a number of plaques yet to go on it will all come together later.

Many thanks

Fr Jude