Newsletter: 4th June 2017

PENTECOST SUNDAY

 

PENTECOST VIGIL SERVICE

Today Saturday (3rd June)

7.30 pm after the 6 pm Mass

St Thomas Aquinas Church

 

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS TODAY

3 – 4 PM All Saints Church

Refreshments afterwards

All most welcome

 

 

POPE FRANCIS’ PRAYER INTENTION FOR

JUNE 2017

Please join Pope Francis this month in praying for:

National Leaders

That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimises so many innocent people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND

Fr Christopher is hoping to lead a Parish Pilgrimage to Poland following in the footsteps of St John Paul II and praying at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy:

 

10th to 14th September 2018.

 

Please contact Michael Smith on 01908 507184

or email mikevivienne@yahoo.co.uk

for Brochure and Itinerary as soon as possible.

 

DEMENTIA Friendly MASS

St Thomas Aquinas Church

An opportunity for those with Dementia and their carers to come together to celebrate Mass and spend some time together in a friendly and supportive environment.

                  All are very welcome to attend

 

Future Dates: 27th June ~ 25th July

 

100 CLUB MAY WINNERS

   £25. J Thompson/£12. M Kirkby/£12. D Roffey

 

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

Please pray for the soul of:

Reg Norfor, 84, late of Shenley Road, whose Funeral is on Monday, 12th June, 2 pm at MK Oak Crematorium.

Monsignor Patrick McAleenan, previous Assistant Priest in Bletchley (1970-77), whose Funeral Mass is on Tuesday, 13th June 11 am at Our Lady of Walsingham, Corby.

Kathleen Hughes, 80, late of Bletchley House, whose Funeral is on Monday, 19th June, 1 pm at All Saints Church.

 

 

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Do you miss someone? Would you like to talk about it? Our Parish Bereavement Group gives you the safe space to share your grief following the loss of a loved one. We listen and talk about those who are gone and reflect on our faith to guide us through. The Bereavement Group will meet on:

Monday 12th June: Monday 10 July

(No meeting in August)

3.30 pm -All Saints Church Meeting Room.

 

SONGS FOR SEPO

A Musical Fundraiser

7.45 pm Saturday 17th June

St Thomas Aquinas Church

Performed by the Andante Choir

Tickets £5. On sale at back of church.

 

 

BRIGHTLIGHTS FESTIVAL

An annual event for Catholic young adults (ages 18-30) taking place 24th-26th JUNE in the beautiful grounds of Alton Castle, Staffordshire. Come and join us for a weekend of live music.  To journey together in Faith through liturgy and worship.

Cost of ticket and accommodation: £50. Details:

Website: brightlights.org.uk and contact Fiona@nymo.org or call 01582 720627

 

PHOENIX YOUTH CLUB

TUESDAY 6th JUNE

For young Catholics in Year 7 and above.

Meets at St Thomas Aquinas Church

Meeting Room 7 pm – 9 pm

Tuesday 20th June

Tuesday 4th July: Tuesday 18th July

Subs: £2

 

 

Invitation to Catholic Women

“BEING APOSTLES”

11 am – 3 pm Saturday 17th June

St Augustine’s, Milton Keynes (MK13 7PL)

Please bring a packed lunch.

Details: please see poster at back of church

 

ESCORTED PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK

11 June ~ £599 pp sharing (4 nights)

Breakfast and Dinner Knock House Hotel

Contact: Patricia 01268 762278 or 07740 175557

Email: knockpilgrimages@gmail.com

[NB: Parish Disclaimer applies to this trip]

 

 

DAY TRIP TO WALTON ON NAZE

Saturday 15th July ~ £17. per person

Pick-up All Saints at 8 am

PILGRIMAGE OF THE SICK

AYLESFORD, KENT

Sunday 13th August ~ £17. per person

Please sign Lists at back of Church

 

**Disclaimer: These trips are not organised by the

Parish and the Parish takes no responsibility for them.  **

 

 

 

 

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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Parish Priest:  Fr Christopher Perry     Assistant Priest: Fr Benedetto D’Autilia

The Presbytery, 1 Sycamore Avenue, Bletchley, MK2 2JE,   Tel:  01908 372315

Email: staq@uwclub.net      Parish Website: www.bletchleyparish.co.uk

 

Parish Pastoral Worker:                        Angela White

Parish Visit Co-Ordinator:

Maggie Osgathorpe                                 07504 343133

Child Protection Representative:

  Marie Day                                             07882 713797

************************************ Parish Primary Schools:

Bishop Parker School, MK2 3BT                01908  372129

St Thomas Aquinas School, MK3 5DT        01908  373977

St Paul’s Secondary School MK6 5EN        01908  669735

Parish Deacon: Rev. Noel Guina     Tel: 01908 649356

email: guina@btinternet.com

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: Hospital Chaplaincy                                01908 996061

Please remember to inform the Chaplain

that you are a Catholic

MARRIAGE CARE

For confidential advice, please call 0800 389 3801

 

School Admissions September 2018

Diaries are stamped at the beginning and at the end of each Mass within the designated areas.

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SERVICES THIS WEEK

ST THOMAS AQUINAS CHURCH

Sycamore Avenue, MK2 2JE

 

VIGIL MASS (Saturday)   6:00 pm

SUNDAY MASSES:             7.30 am

Monday:                             10:00 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday:                         10:00 am Mass

                                              10:30 am Stations of the Cross

Friday:                                 8:30 am Mass

Saturday:                              9:30 am Mass

                                             10:00-10:30 am Confessions

                                             

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

 

SUNDAY MASSES:           9:00am/11:00 am/6:30 pm

Tuesday:                            10:00 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Thursday:                         10:00 am Mass followed by

Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet

 

Fr Christopher is on annual leave until 12th June.

Please refer all “Pastoral Enquiries” to Fr Benedetto or Deacon Noel in his absence.

With every blessing for the week ahead

 

Fr Christopher Perry, Fr Benedetto D’Autilia

Deacon Noel Guina

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