Newsletter - 11/10/2015

         

                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

TWENTY EIGHTH SUNDAY   11th October 2015  

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

 

DAY

ST  ALBAN’S

GOOD SHEPHERD

HOLY   SOULS

Monday

12 October

9.00am Mass

St Wilfred, Bishop

Franciscan Convent

Eucharistic Service. (This will now be every Monday)

Tuesday

13 October

9.00am Mass

St Edward the Confessor

Franciscan Convent

Requiem Mass at 1.30

Roona Douglas

Wednesday

14 October

9.00am Mass

St Callistus, Pope & Martyr

Franciscan Convent

9.30 am  Mass

Thursday

 15 October

9.00am Mass

St Teresa of Jesus,Virgin & Doctor

9.30am Mass

 

9.30am   Mass

Friday

 16 October

12.15 am Mass

St Hedwig, Religious

7.30pm Rosary with the Knights of St Columba in Church

Franciscan Convent

10.00am Mass

Saturday

 17 October

12.15 Mass

St Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop & Martyr

6.30pm Vigil Mass

9.30am Mass

Rosary at 9.10 am

12 Noon

Sunday

 18th October

 

9.00am    Mass

11.15am  Mass

Twenty Ninth Sunday of the Year  

10.15 Mass

10.00am   Mass  

 5.00pm    Mass 

Confessions:  Saturday  11 – 12  & 5.45 – 6.15

Please pray for Lately Dead:   Therese Savage, Mary Lucas, Annie Hunter, Fr Michael Fasnacht, Father Patrick Earley, Roona Douglas

 

FIREWORKS AND FOOD -  ADVANCE NOTICE:

We will have a Firework display in the School Yard next to our Parish Social Centre on Friday 6th November.

HELP:--  Does anyone know where I can Buy “BIG Fireworks”  at a decent price !!  I know I will have to shop around for them. And any donations or contributions would be really welcome.

Thanks Fr Jude

 

KNIGHTS OF ST COLUMBA--ROSARY CRUSADE FOR PEACE

This will take place on Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 14th--16th  October  at 7pm in St Alban's Church

 

FATHER PAUL

As you know Father Paul says masses at all three churches and currently has to rely on taxis and buses since he doesn’t drive. From time to time he has received lifts to take him home or to town but it would be really nice if after masses anyone who might be going his way was able to provide him with a lift. Thank you Father Jude.

 

 

MISSIONS APPEAL  An Appeal on behalf of the Missions this year will be from the Marists Fathers. This will be made by at the following Masses by Father Reg Riley one of our local Marist Fathers :-

Sunday 18th October ---- 9 and 11.15 Mass at St. Alban’s and also Good Shepherd 10.15 Mass

 

 

 

 

FUND RAISING EVENT!! (DON'T MISS OUT!!)

The Fashion Show and Sale Company will be modeling high street fashions and selling them on the night all at cut prices.  This event will take place at St. Alban's Primary School hall on Thursday 15 October at 7.00pm.  Tickets £5 available after Mass at the back of church, this includes refreshments and nibbles.  All proceeds will be donated to A4C.  Come and grab yourself a bargain!!  Any donations of raffle prizes will also be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

 

 

RED MISSION BOXES.  These are now due for collection. Please bring them in as soon as possible and pass to Stella or Bernadette. Thank you

 

 

PADRE PIO PRAYER GROUP

The Padre Pio Prayer Group begins officially on Thursday 8th October at Franciscan Convent on East Park Road at 7pm, and every Thursday after that. Everyone is welcome at any meeting.

Anyone who is interested can either just arrive at the convent or contact Sister Isabel at 01254 - 53962 or 07960 880336.

 

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 

1. Friday 6th November. FIREWORKS & FOOD in the school yard next to the Club. Tickets available at piety if supper is required (£2.50)

2. Sunday 8th November. “Sparkle Sisters”

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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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

 

Mrs Beryl Callaghan – is a long time St Alban’s parishioner now living in Lincs.  Beryl was a parishioner here for many years and lived across from the Primary School. Her e-mail address is --  beryl2013@beryl2013.plus.com

I am sure she would appreciate any communication. Many thanks

 

 

 

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

Friday:-     7.00-9.00 pm Line Dancing £2.50

 

Every Friday at 7.30 pm the Knights of St Columba say the Rosary in St Alban’s Church:

Anyone is most welcome to come along whenever you are able. Thank You

 

FOOD BANK.

The Food Bank has expressed how grateful they are for the food supplied already from St Alban’s. Please continue to bring goods along for them. Many thanks.