Newsletter: 19th January 2014

FEAST OF ST THOMAS AQUINAS 28th January To celebrate Our Patronal Feast Day there will be Mass on Tuesday, 28th January at 7.30 pm at St Thomas Aquinas Church followed by refreshments in the Meeting Room.  Please do come and mark this special day in the life of our Parish.

THINKING THEOLOGY Lecture:

‘Come and See’ – The Vision of John’s Gospel

Lecture by Brian Purfield

7 pm Monday 20th January

Lecture Theatre, St Paul’s Catholic School,

Phoenix Drive, MK6 5EN

All Welcome ~ Admission Free

FOR 2014 ADMISSIONS There is no need to enclose a Baptism Certificate with your supplementary form for Bishop Parker, St Thomas Aquinas or St Paul’s School if your child was baptised here in Bletchley.

SHARING OUR FAITH 7.30 pm Thursday St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room

OUR LADY OF FATIMA PRAYER GROUP

2 pm 26th January

Mrs Libera Paolucci

53 Shenley Road

Bletchley MK3

01908 378558

All very welcome

FR PRINCE will be away for the week commencing 20th January in Great Missenden and Wendover.

ARIBA Thank you for the recent gifts from the Giving Tree of  baby grows, cot sheets, rucksacks and stationery.  These have now been packed to be distributed by the Sister’s at their Feeding Programme, nursery schools and to our sponsored students.
In February, a small group will be visiting Zambia to check on the progress of projects which have been set up with your help.  We have now used up our generous luggage allowance and are unable to take any more items with us.  However, should you wish to make a monetary donation towards our work, please visit the website:  My Donate;Ariba.  Alternatively, you can give your donation in an envelope marked Ariba, directly to Angela White (our Parish Worker) or Mrs Callaghan at St Thomas Aquinas School.

Please support us by pressing ‘Like’ on Ariba Charity Facebook page.

Thank you for your prayers and continued support.

DIARY SIGNING 2014 If you have been given a diary for 2014 school admission please ensure it is stamped every weekend before mass and after mass i.e “two stamps are required per Mass”.

 Diaries will be stamped at the 9am and 11am Sunday Masses at the back of All Saints Church at a designated table.

St Thomas Aquinas Church 6pm Saturday Mass the diaries will be stamped in the Sacristy located at the front of the church on the left hand side.

Diaries will not be stamped after mass has started, so please ensure that you arrive in church in plenty of time.

With every Blessing

for the week ahead

Father Christopher Perry

MARRIAGE PREPARATION MEETING

For all couples getting married at either

All Saints or St Thomas Aquinas in 2014.

8 pm Monday 20th January

St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room

‘UNWANTED’ CHRISTMAS GIFTS?

Please leave any unwanted Christmas presents in the box at the back of church to sell/raffle for CAFOD.  Thank You.

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23 August 2014 by Coach

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Disclaimer:

These trips are not organised by the Parish. The Parish takes no responsibility for these trips.

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ARE YOU NEW?  HAVE YOU MOVED?

I am a new/existing* parishioner.

Please add me to the Parish List.

I would/would not* like to be contacted by a Parish Welcomer.

 

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Deacon:                                                Rev. Noel Guina

Tel: 01908 649356 – email: guina@btinternet.com

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Parish Pastoral Worker:                          Angela White

Parish Visit Co-Ordinator:           Maggie Osgathorpe

Child Protection Representative:

  Marie Day                                       07882 713797

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Parish Primary Schools:

Bishop Parker 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 Hours:

   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 2014

Diaries will be stamped at the beginning and the end of each mass within the designated areas.

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SERVICES THIS WEEK

 

ST THOMAS AQUINAS CHURCH

Sycamore Avenue, MK2 2JE

Monday:                              10 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday:                         10 am Mass and Rosary

Friday                                     8.30 am Mass

Saturday:                               9.30 am Mass

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 followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

 Thursday:                            10 am Mass

 Sunday Masses:                    9 am / 11 am / 6.30 pm

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