Newsletter: 8th April 2012

A HAPPY EASTER SUNDAY

TO US ALL!

Fr Michael
My thanks to all who helped to make our Holy Week services such a worthy commemoration of the most important events in our salvation history.
Today we renew our Baptismal Promises during Mass. Please pick-up your ‘free gift’ as you leave Mass today.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS for Next Weekend:
6 pm: Robert Paul, Lisa Colarusso,Oonagh Standen, Kirsten Jarman
7.30 am: Margaret Worswick
9 am: Rosita Pereira, Remy Garcia, Pet McGlynn, Sylvia Palmer, Rosalie Carlton
11 am: Pam Morgan, Susan O’Malley, Angela Stephens, Clare Marsh
6.30 pm: Clare Bramley, Catherine Williamson,Lezlee Peddle, Gina Piacquadio
Don’t worry we won’t publish a lengthy list of names each week but the new rota ‘kicks in’ next weekend so it is sensible so to do for this week and next. Rota is up on the board. Thanks to all ministers, new and old.

TODAY’s COLLECTION at Mass is your annual Easter gift to your priests, Fr Joseph and Fr Michael, who will ‘divide the spoils’ equally. Thank you for your generosity.

A RATHER PUZZLING arrangement of white and double yellow lines have been painted by MK Council on Corfe Crescent. This will result in interesting vehicular manoeuvres!

SVP Retiring Collection next Sunday.

DIVINE MERCY FEASTDAY next Sunday.
2.30 pm at St Thomas Aquinas. Refreshments afterwards. All most welcome.

CAFOD. Last weekend we raised £336. ~ £241. at the Friday Lenten lunch and £95. at the coffee event. Total raised so far, during lent including Family Fast Day, was £3410. which will be matched by the Government. Many thanks to all who contributed so generously.

GOLF EVENT. Hopefully you are now shaking off those winter blues and looking forward to some warm spring days on the golf course. Well we have just what the doctor ordered! Join us for the Spring Cup Day at West Turville Golf Club on Thursday 26th April, in support of the St Thomas a Beckett Foundation. Cost for the day is £39. which includes a donation to the work of the Foundation: coffee and bacon roll on arrival: 18 holes of golf and a Ploughman’s buffet meal afterwards.
Further details and entry forms contact John Scott on email scott1942@aol.com and/or 07743508627

READING THE WORD OF GOD
~ a reflection day ~
10 am – 1 pm Saturday 21 April
The RE Centre, Holy Ghost Centre
33 Westbourne Road, Luton LU4 8JD
Cost £5. including refreshments. To book tel.01582 723312 email: admin@nores.org.uk

LAY EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
~ a reflection day ~
10 am – 1 pm Saturday 5 May
The RE Centre, Holy Chost Centre
33 Westbourne Road, Luton LU4 8JD
Cost £5. including refreshments. To book tel.01582 723312 email: admin@nores.org.uk

PILGRIMAGE FOR CATECHISTS
10 am – 3.30 pm Saturday 26 May
The Diocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
1 Elwes Way, Great Billing, Northampton NN3 9EA
Includes Eucharist, opportunity for personal prayer, a talk about Icons by Fr Damien Walne, Benediction. Refreshments provided but bring a packed lunch please. To book free places tel. 01582 723312 (extension 6) email: admin@nores.org.uk

CONGRATULATIONS to Sinead Callaghan for the success of the evening she organised entitled “Oh My God” which was attended by some 29 young parishioners. Well done!

ARIBA are appealing for knitting/crochet patterns, knitting needles, crochet hooks and unwanted large holdalls or suitcases. If you are able to help please contact Angela White or the parish office.

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Disclaimer:The parish has no responsibility for these advertised trips

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Parish Pastoral Worker: Angela White

Parish Visit Co-Ordinator: Eileen Eade

Child Protection Representative:

Marie Day 07882 713797

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Parish Primary Schools:

Bishop Park School, MK2 3BT 372129

St Thomas Aquinas School, MK3 5DT 373977

St Paul’s Secondary School MK6 5EN 669735

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Parish Office: 01908 372315

Parish Secretary Jo Cerrone

Office House:

Monday-Friday: 9.30 am – 12:30 pm

[Jo – Mon-Tues-Wed- Fri: Eileen – Thurs]

At other times: By Appointment

MK GENERAL HOSPITAL CHAPLAINCY

If you know of a Catholic in hospital please contact:

Catholic Chaplaincy 01908 243700

MARRIAGE CARE

For confidential advice, please call 0800 389 3801

School Admissions September 2013

Please have your diary signed after Mass

SERVICES THIS WEEK

ST THOMAS AQUINAS CHURCH

Sycamore Avenue, MK2 2JE

Monday: 10 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Rosary

Wednesday: 10 am Mass

Friday: 8.30 am Mass

Saturday: 10 – 10.30 am Confessions

Saturday Vigil Mass: 6 pm

Sunday: 7.30 am Mass

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

Tuesday: 10 am Mass

Wednesday: 10am Word,Communion,Rosary

Thursday: 10 am Mass

Sunday Masses: 9 am / 11 am / 6.30 pm

Please take this Newsletter home or replace on shelf.

NB: 6.30 pm Mass-goers, please take the newsletter home. Thank You.

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