Newsletter - 27/02/2011


8th Sunday of the Year                     Year A           27th February 2011             Tel 59331
       St Alban’s                Good Shepherd

Saturday Vigil Mass 6.30 only and at ST ALBAN’S

Sunday morning Mass         9.15 & 11.15                                Sunday Morning 10.15am
Psalm                    In God alone is my soul at rest.
Alleluia, alleluia!   Your word is truth, O Lord, consecrate us in the truth. Alleluia!  

ST ALBAN’S       WEEKDAYS                                                               GOOD SHEPHERD

Monday         9.00   
Tuesday        9.00    St David                                                                  9.30               
Wednesday    9.00                                                                                   9.30
Thursday       9.00                                                                                   9.30            
Friday           12.15 St Casimir
Saturday       12.15                                                                             9.30   (Rosary at 9.10)

Confessions:  Saturday   11 - 12 & 5.45 - 6.15



CARITAS SUNDAY Many thanks for your kindness last weekends we now have a Total of £380.
Compostella / Lourdes Holiday: Information Leaflets & Booking Forms are available at both exits from Church.  So, please if you really are interested and want to go, please do actually fill in a form and send it to Enjoy Travel. Rooms have to be reserved/booked and deposits paid out. -- The Dates we are going for are from Monday 20th June 2011 out off Manchester to Lourdes for 2 days.Off to Oviedo on the Wednesday. The next couple of days at Santiago and back on Sunday 26th June back to Liverpool. Cost is £439 & around £200 for the Flights. NEW BOOKING FORMS are at each end of Church. Please do spread the word as we hope it will be a wonderful holiday; but we do need a ‘Coach load’. Thank you… Fr Jude really really wants to go.
A Concert has been organised for our Lourdes Children at Wilpshire Golf Club this Sat: 26th Feb: with Singer / Guitarist Paul Conner. Tickets are £5 available from the Club / Wilpshire Hotel or Helen on 07415 837242
I BELIEVE CHARITY SALE at Good Shepherd Hall
This will take place on Friday 18th March from 11 to 4pm and Saturday 19th from 10 to 4pm.
Please note we have more than enough items for sale !!!!!! We just need helpers etc.. to come and ‘man / woman’ the stalls…. See the lists at the back of Church: on the Friday there will be a ‘Lenten Lunch’ on offer in the Hall until 2pm.
On the Weekend of March 12th / 13th we will hear about the work of Cafod in the Parish at Masses. Lent will have begun the previous Wednesday (Ash) 9th March. Last year this Parish gave over £14,400 to Cafod… Fourteen Thousand Four Hundred Pounds….   Never doubt the generosity to St Alban’s people … tell that to one and all if anyone starts to criticise the R.C.’s !!!
We will have our Friday early Mass at 7.30am in Lent: Any Stations of the Cross at just before 12 noon on Fridays & Saturdays… (Funerals Permitting) in Lent and Exposition on Saturdays from 11.00 am.
St. Alban’s collection plate is very happy with Euro’s of any size or shape !! many thanks     
Please do remember it is 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 remember that you can hire the Centre for your Party Pop in after Mass and have a drink
and a natter.   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