Newsletter - 08/04/2012

                                                                                                                                                   
                                                                

EASTER SUNDAY: Yr B

ST ALBAN’S  Tel: 59331    APRIL 8TH 2012

GOOD SHEPHERD

Saturday Mass

6.30 pm      

 

Sunday Mass

9.15  &  11.15  

Sunday Mass  10.15 am

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Psalm

This day was made by the Lord; we rejoice and are glad.

Alleluia

Alleluia, alleluia! Christ, our Passover, has been sacrificed; let us celebrate the feast then, in the Lord. Alleluia!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

ST ALBAN’S      

  ST ALBAN’S          revjudeharrison@btconnect.com  

GOOD SHEPHERD

Monday

9.00  

 

Tuesday

9.00 

9.45

Wednesday  

9.00

9.45

Thursday

9.00

9.45

Friday

12.15

9.30

Saturday

12.15

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

CONFESSIONS  Saturday 11  -  12

 

Easter is our most precious time. We see, feel and celebrate the immense love of God in Jesus for each of us. We know we are not worthy and our persistent sins and failings prove even more how thankful we are for his love and mercy. Easter is a Feast of HOPE. Not just about our ‘forgiveness’ but about eternal life and the promise of Heaven to us and those who have died. The Lord lives – as Mary Magdalene experienced in the garden. We remember with joy and affection those who have risen with the Lord into his Kingdom; with tears of sorrow overwhelmed with tears of joy and memory. The wounds on Jesus’ hands and side will never be removed: we have to endure wounds also  -  Easter reminds us that Jesus is alive and our ‘own folk too’ share Easter in Heaven.

Let the joy and HOPE of Easter be in our hearts and homes, now and forever.

 

SEQUENCE   let us say together after the 2nd Reading

Christians, to the Paschal Victim offer sacrifice and praise.

The sheep are ransomed by the Lamb; and Christ the undefiled,

Has sinners to his Father reconciled.

Death with life contended; combat strangely ended.

Life’s own champion slain, yet lives to reign.

Tell us, Mary Magdalene, say what thou did see upon the way.

The tomb the Living did enclose; I saw Christ’s glory as he rose!

The angels there attesting; shroud with grave clothes resting.

Christ, my hope, has risen: he goes before you into Galilee.

That Christ is truly risen from the dead we know.

Victorious king, thy mercy show.

 

Tickets are still available for our  Michael Buble tribute concert in St. Alban’s Social Club on Saturday, 14th April. Tickets are on sale at the back of both churches, St. Alban’s Social Club and from members of the ‘I Believe’ committee. The cost of each ticket is £10, and this includes entry into the concert, a potato pie supper and  free draw with the prize of a voucher worth £100 to spend on a Bosch electrical appliance from Toplex of Sudell Cross. Now that’s a bargain! As well as all this there will be a raffle with tickets on sale on the night and of course the bar will be open throughout the evening. All profits will go to our projects in Cambodia, including the building of an extension to our school at Chombok So later this year.                                                                                                                                       

 

MICHAEL BUBLE CONCERT    Saturday 14th April in our Parish  NEXT SATURDAY

 

 

 

Many thanks to everyone for your love and kindness to our Lourdes Children. Especially with the collection after the masses last Sunday. Over £145 from Good Shepherd and nearly £800 at St Alban’s. Thanks again with the Raffle  - winning lists are at the back of Church – it look like I won a lot ! Didn’t personally win a thing but I do get shut of a lot of tickets!! The priest in the Deanery and at Chapter get some   - and some of them won!  ‘Fix’ I hear you cry !  Many thanks and we will remember everyone and your families at Lourdes  - where the weather forecast is not too promising !!

 

INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS      2012    IN      DUBLIN

 

The Salford Diocesan pilgrimage is from Wednesday 13th June – Sunday 17th June 2012.

The Congress registration fee is £70.00 and can only be paid on a credit card or banker’s draft

  The accommodation and travel costs per person will be £374.00.* This price includes insurance, travel by coach from Salford to Holyhead, ferry to Dublin, four nights bed, breakfast and dinner in a 3-star Dublin hotel, and travel to and from the Congress. These prices are based on twin bedded rooms.

 

TRAVEL AND ACCOMODATION IS BEING ORGANISED BY ENJOY TRAVEL

 

Our Bishop, Terence Brain will be going on our Coach: so if you would like to go to this Congress, an event which rarely gets so close to us, please contact Gerry or Susan Flynn, either at the 11.15 Mass, or on their Website or on Blackburn 504970

Transport & Dinner B & B in Dublin. See Posters for details:  via ENJOY TRAVEL www.enjoytravel.co.uk  or  Fr Patrick Deegan on 0161 226 1730 or ourladys’btinternet.com

 

The Bell’ is coming…….. ??  Tuesday 22nd May. Our Diocese of Salford is hosting the International Eucharistic Congress Bell (just for a week) : the Bell will be rung by the Pope to open the Congress in Dublin in June. The BELL is only going to a few places in the Diocese and one of them is St Alban’s Church. We are holding a Service on Tuesday 22nd May at 7.30 pm.

It is a beautiful, yet simple service of prayer and praise. Please pop the date into your diaries and come along to pray for the Congress and the special place in it that St Alban’s has been granted by the privilege of ‘hosting the BEL

 

PARISH WEBSITE  New and Updated is on stalbanandgoodshepherd.org.uk

 

WEEKLY GIFT AID ENVELOPES  At the back of Church are the Pink Envelopes for those who have made out a gift Aid form. Please collect your ‘BOX’  --  names have been written on them and if there are any queries, please have a word with Fr Jude. If you pay Tax and come here to Mass and haven’t signed a Gift Aid Form  - then please take one and fill it in a nd return to Fr Jude and we will get you a Box of envelopes. Many thanks

 

EASTER EGGS FOR CAMBODIA.

Joan Trengove has been busy again in support of our charity. This time she has abandoned her bike and knitted 100 egg cosies with a real cream egg inside. These are on sale at the back of church at the cost of £1 each. All money will go to ‘I Believe’.

 

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.

 

Divine Mercy Devotions  This coming Sunday April 15th at 2 pm at St Joseph’s Church on Audley

All welcome to the prayer Service.

 

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 Mary’s Male Voice Choir in Oswaltwistle celebrate their Centenary Year  1912  - 2012 

They are having a Concert of Religious Music on Sunday 6th May at 7.30 pm in St Mary’s Church on Catlow St in Ozzy  Poat Code BB5 3EZ  Poster at the back of Church.

 

KNIGHTS OF ST COLUMBA:   They are meet here at St Alban’s each Friday evening at 7.30pm in the

Sacristy: They love to say the Rosary together and invite all and anyone to come to join them in prayer.

ST VINCENT de PAUL Association meet here in the Presbytery fortnightly on Tuesday evenings at 7pm for their prayer and discussions about he work they do in the parish:  They do a marvellous work they can do.

 

 

 

NEW REPONSES AT MASS

 

Father:  The Lord be with you.      Our New Response:  AND WITH YOUR SPIRIT

 

The New I Confess                           I confess to almighty God

And to you, my brothers and sisters,

That I have greatly sinned,

In my thoughts and in my words, In what I have done

And in what I have failed to do,

Through my fault, through my fault

Through my most grievous fault.

Therefore I ask blessed Mary ever-virgin, All the angels and saints,

And you, my brothers and sisters to pray for me to the Lord my God  

 

 

THE GLORIA

 

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to people of good will.

We praise you, we bless you, we adore you, we glorify you, we give you thanks for your great glory,
Lord God, heavenly King, O God, almighty Father.

Lord Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son, Lord God, Lamb of God,
Son of the Father, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us;
you take away the sins of the world, receive our prayer;

you are seated at the right hand of the Father, have mercy on us.

For you alone are the Holy One,  you alone are the Lord,
you alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit,  in the glory of God the Father. Amen
.

 

THE CREED

I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth,
of all things visible and invisible.

I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages.

God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God,
begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father;
through him all things were made.
For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven,
and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.
For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried,
and rose again on the third day
in accordance with the Scriptures.
He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead
and his kingdom will have no end.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the Lord, the giver of life,
who proceeds from the Father and the Son,
who with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified,
who has spoken through the prophets.
I believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church.
I confess one baptism for the forgiveness of sins
and I look forward to the resurrection of the dead
and the life of the world to come. Amen
.

SANCTUS

Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God of hosts.
Heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes
in the name of the Lord.

Hosanna in the highest.

Priest: The Lord be with you.
People: And with your spirit.
Priest: Lift up your hearts.
People: We lift them up to the Lord.
Priest: Let us give thanks
to the Lord our God.
People: It is right and just

Priest: The mystery of faith.

People:
A – We proclaim your death, O Lord,
and profess your Resurrection
until you come again.


PRAYER FOR PEACE after the Our FatherLord Jesus Christ, who said to your Apostles, Peace I leave you,  my peace I give you, look not on our sins, but on the faith of your Church, and graciously grant her peace and unity in accordance with your will.  Who live and reign for ever and ever.

 

LAMB OF GOD

All: Lord, I am not worthy
that you should enter under my roof,
but only say the word
and my soul shall be healed.

The Lord be with you    Response:    AND WITH YOUR SPIRIT