Newsletter - 19/06/2011



ST ALBAN’S  17th June


Saturday Mass

6.30 pm


Sunday  Mass

9.15  &  11.15  

Sunday Morning  10.15am



Happy the people the Lord has chosen as his own.


Alleluia, alleluia! Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, the God who is, who was and who is to come. Alleluia!


ST ALBAN’S      

  ST ALBAN’S         



9.00  St Alban 



10.00  Requiem  Mary Forrest (nee Gallagher)



9.30  Celebrate the Feast of St Alban with the School in Church



9.00  St Ethelreda



1.00 pm Nuptial Mass Adriano Avanzi & Francesca Bridson



12.15  Ashes Mass for Adrian Trengove


Confessions:  Saturday 11-12 & 5.45 -6.15 


FIRST HOLY COMMUNION   :  any parents of children who wish to make their 1st Holy Communion this year which will be on Sunday 3rd July at the 11.15 Mass.This Tuesday 21st June at 7 pm a little meeting for Parents  (some have been to this already  -  so you are sorted ! )


Father Joe O’Carroll celebrates his 40th Anniversary on Monday 13th June: We enjoyed a happy Mass this Saturday for him  - he sends his love and thanks to one and all for your love and kindness over the 38 years he has spent at St Alban’s.


Many thanks to the kind person who passed on a white envelope for father Fred  - via Fr Jude  -  Amid all the thinks that happen on a Sunday morning – I can’t exactly remember who pave it to me  -  any way  - Fr Fred says a big thanks you.


EUCHARISTIC RALLY here at St Alban’s takes place here at St Alban’s NEXT Sunday 26th June at 3 pm. There will be prayers / Benediction and a Procession around the grounds of the Church. It is always a wonderful afternoon of prayer and devotion to Our Blessed Lord on the Feast of the Body & Blood of Jesus  -  Corpus Christi.


CHARITY STALL OUTSIDE THE SOCIAL CENTRE :  During the summer we are going to hold a series of small Sunday Charity mornings just outside the Club. The club will be open as well and tea & biscuits (and anything stronger from the bar) will be available. We are in need of a few hearty souls who can help the small team running this venture. Please have a word with Bob Turner  (or myself) and I will put you in touch with Bob. Just about 4 or 5 Sunday mornings during the summer months.


RED MISSION BOXES It is the time in the year when they need to be brought to Church and replaced. So if you have one – please bring it to the Sacristy and we will swap it for an empty one  -  our generosity knows no bounds !!


          As are any Euros that find there way onto the collection plate !!


PARISH WEBSITE  New and Updated is on

Please remember our Parish Centre  -  if you are having a ‘Family Do’ or celebration; 21st, 40th   60th Birthday Party etc..  a celebration after a Baptism / Funeral / Wedding evening then please think to

hire our Centre for your Party. Pop in after Mass 4 a drink & a look in Tel: 661193 to enquire/book.


GOOD SHEPHERD HALL   Line Dancing   £2 A CLASS Monday & Friday 7pm to 9 pm: Tuesday 7.30 pm-

9.30pm .HEALTHY

HEART EXERCISE  Monday  10.30  -  11.30 Use Beez Card & NO Charge  SHORT MAT BOWLING  Over 50’s  Thursday 1.30

to 4.30 pm  and Dominos etc…  £1  All Welcome     OVER 50’S  LINE DANCING  10.15AM  -  11.30AM


ST VINCENT de PAUL Association meet here in the Presbytery fortnightly on Tuesday evenings at 6 pm for their prayer and discussions about he work they do in the parish:  They do a marvellous work they can do. They have great faith and show it with good works of charity. I truly believe more people have the desire and zeal to help the Parish through the SVP:  Please ring John Gannon for details & Date of next Meeting on 661258.


If anyone goes to Hospital and is likely to be there for a few days …. Please tell Fr Jude and I will do my best to visit them in hospital